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Sports journalist and former ESPN personality Jemele Hill visited Columbia Monday evening.

Hill spoke at the Stotler Lounge at Memorial Union on the University of Missouri’s campus. Hill was in the news last year after President Donald Trump tweeted about her. After weeks of scrutiny in the news and on social media, Hill eventually left ESPN to join The Atlantic, another Sports Media company.

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State Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch saw a clean victory in Tuesday's midterm election as she defeated Democratic challenger, Maren Jones to retain her seat Missouri's 44th statehouse district. Reisch has now earned her second term in the house with a lead of around 56 percent of the votes.

Reisch says she wants to continue to build on what Republicans have started in her home state. She says she believes she can keep the progress she has made during her last two years in Jefferson City.