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Relationship between Nixon, Kinder remains tense

By Marshall Griffin, St. Louis Public Radio


Jefferson City, Mo. – As professional bicyclists race across Missouri this week, many are breathing a sigh of relief after the Tour of Missouri's near cancellation two months ago.

The initial decision to withhold state funding and the reversal that followed days later puts a spotlight on the tense political relationship between Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and Republican Lt. Governor Peter Kinder.

St. Louis Public Radio's Marshall Griffin reports: