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Sikeston resident will tackle new job leading state's GOP

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Lloyd Smith
SIKESTON -- In just one week, Sikeston resident Lloyd Smith will begin his first new job in 28 years, as head of Missouri's Republican party.

"When you've been doing this as long as I have, it is a big change," said Smith, 57, current chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson and served a total 28 years with her and her late husband, U.S. Rep. Bill Emerson. "But at this point in my career, I'm reminded as much about where I've been as where I'm going."

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