Springfield, MO

Greitens boots Joplin man from state school board

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Gov. Eric Greitens removed another of his appointees from the state's school board yesterday.

Greitens dumped Tim Sumners, of Joplin, who expressed reservations about the governor's plans to oust school Commissioner Margie Vandeven.

Greitens has named and then withdrawn four appointees to the board, including Askinosie Chocolate executive Melissa Gelner.

Read more from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


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