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The capitol building in Jefferson City last March.

A couple of us will be taking the road trip to Jefferson City to report on the goings on at the opening of First Regular Session the 95th General Assembly on Wednesday, January 7th.

The Amtrak train gods willing, we’ll make it into town with enough time to spare so we can cover the opening of the session and whatever else we run into.

Just in time, too:

December 23, 2008

Internet Overtakes Newspapers As News Outlet

The internet, which emerged this year as a leading source for campaign news, has now surpassed all other media except television as an outlet for national and international news.

Currently, 40% say they get most of their news about national and international issues from the internet, up from just 24% in September 2007. For the first time in a Pew survey, more people say they rely mostly on the internet for news than cite newspapers (35%). Television continues to be cited most frequently as a main source for national and international news, at 70%…

We’re peddling pedaling as fast as we can…