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Daily Crunch: Missouri governor threatens to prosecute local journalist for finding exposed state data


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Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for October 15, 2021! Happy Friday to you and yours; I am proud of us all for making it through a week that was more than hectic. Up top, discounts end on our space event in very short order. And with no further ado, let’s get into the news! – Alex

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