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Missouri prosecutors oppose governor's bid to let attorney general take on St. Louis murder casesGov. Mike Parson expanded his special legislative session call this week on violent crime to include giving the Missouri Attorney General the power to prosecute some St. Louis murder cases.

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August 13, 1801On this date the "Mother of Kansas City" was born. Bernice Therese Menard Chouteau and her husband Francois Chouteau came from St. Louis to establish a trading post in 1821.

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With census collection shortened, Missouri response rate sits at 63%When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the U.S. Census Bureau adjusted the collection schedule for the 2020 census, delaying the final date for collecting responses until Oct.

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Latest updated blogGood Wednesday evening, everyone. We managed to keep things nice and quiet on this Wednesday after dealing with rain and t-storm chances over the past few days.

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Carl Junction officials propose half cent safety taxTax increases are rarely popular, but city officials in Carl Junction, Missouri are hoping residents will take one for the team, specifically the police department.

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Neosho aims to rebound, build on summer momentumThe Wildcats are looking to bounce back from a 2-and-8 season, and it started this summer in the weight room.

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Humane Society of Southeast Missouri to start construction of new facilityThe current building has housed the society for more than 40 years, but it was time for a change.

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Many Columbus students won't be able to ride the bus this school yearAnd now, parents in the area are voicing concerns and aren't sure how to make it work.

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Pet Vet on CallMany Columbus students won't be able to ride the bus this school year.

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New bill would establishes Route 66 Centennial CommissionJOPLIN, Mo.  The U.S. Senate passes legislation that if signed into law will create the commission that will plan the celebration for the Route 66 100th anniversary.

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Four States Forward with Pittsburg School DistrictDowe Quick speaks with Superintendent of the Pittsburg School District, Richard Proffitt, about the upcoming semester.

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Children's Haven receives donation for playgroundJOPLIN, Mo.  Arvest Bank is donating $5,000 to Joplins Childrens Haven. Comments comments.

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Former Independence Mayor Don Reimal has died"Mayor Reimal possessed a deep passion for the community and worked tirelessly through his 2 decades of public service on on behalf of the citizens of Independence," Mayor Eileen Weir said in a statement released by the city.

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J&J Asks Missouri Supreme Court to Review $4.7 Billion Talc VerdictThe case now before the court involves 22 plaintiffs who have alleged they or their decedents got ovarian cancer after using Johnson and Johnson's talcum powder products.

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Joe Biden and Kamala HarrisToday in Wilmington, Delaware: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2020 Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Vice President Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware Good afternoon, everyone.

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Former Joplin Schools superintendent responds to auditFormer Joplin Schools Superintendent Dr. CJ Huff speaks out about the audit involving the district and Federal funding it received for disaster recovery.

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Jackson County claims more than $81M of CARES Act money now budgetedKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County has now budgeted now roughly two-thirds of the federal CARES Act funds it received from the state of Missouri in early May.

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MDC: New carcass handling rules for 2020 deer season to mitigate CWDThe first of several Missouri deer hunting seasons begins in a little over a month, with bowhunters getting the first shot on Sept.

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Fire risk out west for ThursdayWhile we deal with a shortwave bringing in scattered t-storms for Thursday morning, we wont have to worry about any wildfire risks during the day.

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Amid special session chaos, anti-crime bill divides Missouri DemocratsWhile Republicans are scrambling to reboot the special session — and just how to handle the anti-crime legislation — Missouri Democrats, too, seem to be at odds.Â.

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Kansas City special education teacher starts online tutoring serviceA longtime Kansas City special education teacher is turning his passion for teaching into a business.

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Kansas' top health official not optimistic about start of fall sportsIn a press briefing Wednesday, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Dr. Lee Norman said he believes teams who choose to start fall sports will be at greater risk to contract COVID-19.

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First-time teachers give perspective on pandemic teachingTeachers across Kansas and Missouri are gearing up for the upcoming school year. Many have an idea about what to expect after schools went virtual in the spring.

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T-storm chacnes around for Thursday AMWith a shortwave working over the area for Thursday morning, well keep an eye on our expected scattered t-storms to start the day out.

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Missouri Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling against man accused in Columbia arson caseMehrdad Fotoohighiam and his lawyers appealed a circuit court ruling granting Marcia Green $2.75 million in damages after Fotoohighiam was accused of ordering another person to burn down her mobile home in 2014.

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Jasper County reports 12th COVID-19-related deathThe Jasper County Health Department reports the twelfth death of a Jasper County resident due to COVID-19.

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KDHE's Norman stands by data supporting masks to stop COVID-19 spreadKANSAS CITY, Mo. — When asked if data supports that face masks have helped stop the spread of COVID-19 in Kansas counties that require them, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Director Dr. Lee Norman doubled down on comments he first made last week.

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Biden introduces VP choice Harris; much historyJoe Biden introduced his newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday, with the former vice president and California senator appearing for the first time together as the Democratic presidential ticket.

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Missouri bill targeting Black prosecutor spurs backlashCOLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's contested call to give the attorney general the power to prosecute homicides in St. Louis has spurred backlash and led state lawmakers to delay work on crime legislation he wants.

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Carthage School District teachers take training sessions ahead of schoolThe teachers both new and old are being trained ahead of the new school year, adapting to change as COVID-19 has opened up virtual options of learning.

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KC restaurant owners fear possible new COVID-19 restrictionsKANSAS CITY, Mo. — With COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars in Kansas City, Missouri, set to expire on Saturday, many business owners are anxious about what could come.

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Crews battle house fire in Lee's SummitKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several crews from the Lee's Summit Fire Department were called to a house fire Wednesday afternoon.

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Kansas releases its 2019 Crime Index reportTotal index crimes saw a 5.5% decrease from 2018 to 2019, according to a recent report released by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.

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A few t-storms this eveningWith another shortwave riding the northwest flow of the jet stream across the area, we could see a few isolated t-storms to start the evening out.

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CARES Act money heads to Jasper CountyOrganizations and businesses can apply to cover necessities like PPE, masks, and sanitizers. People who are not part of an organization or business can apply, too, but won't be a priority for reimbursement.

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Spring River says last of COVID-19 patients has recoveredWhile the latest numbers reported 73 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 with 21 residents having passed away, Spring River Christian Village announced today that it celebrated the recovery of its last COVID+ resident who moved back to their normal living environment on Monday, August 10.

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Pro-police group to help defend KCPD detective in Lamb caseKANSAS CITY, Mo. — A national police advocacy organization that represents officers it believes have been wrongfully charged with crimes said Wednesday it will help pay the legal fees of a Kansas City, Missouri, police detective charged in connection to the 2019 shooting death of Cameron Lamb.

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US budget deficit climbs to record $2.81 trillionThe Treasury Department says the U.S. budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year.

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University of Missouri engineers awarded US$1.5m DOT and government grant to develop real-time traffic management systemA US$1.5 million grant, provided by coalition of the Missouri Department of Transportation , St. Charles County Government and the East-West Gateway Council of Governments will allow engineers at the University of Missouri to develop a real-time traffic management system over the next year The system will allo different public agencies - local,...

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Stitt adds criminal justice question to November ballotOklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has added a state question on criminal justice to the Nov.

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EDITORIAL: Missouri voters spoke on Medicaid. Legislators should listen to them.It was just last fall that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson vowed to uphold the will of the voters.

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Interest in homeschooling has 'exploded' amid pandemicAs parents nationwide prepare to help their children with more distance learning, a small but quickly growing number are deciding to take matters entirely into their own hands and begin homeschooling.

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Kansas edits its travel quarantine listTOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has amended its travel quarantine list, removing the state of Florida and adding attendance at mass gatherings greater than 500 people.

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Missouri DHSS a€“ COVID-19 Outbreak Statistics a€“ August 12, 2020 a€“ 2:00 p.m.The most recent statistics on the COVID-19 outbreak for Missouri from the Department of Health and Senior Services: Cases in Missouri: 62,530 Total Deaths: 1,323 Number of cases in the last 24 hours: 1595 7 Day Percent Positive of PCR Tested Individuals: 11.5% Number of New Deaths Reported in the Last 24 Hours: 11&.

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PSC requests feedback from companies over coronavirus late paymentsJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Public Service Commission issued an order requesting feedback from utility companies on plans to recover past-due payments from consumers.Â.

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PSO: Missouri School Districts Approving Some Applications for Full-Time Online Public Schools While Thousands of Students Remain on WaitlistsSome Missouri families are finally getting answers on their applications to enroll in a full-time online school thanks to legal pressure from...

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Warrensburg City Council moves to close animal shelterWARRENSBURG, Mo. — Animal lovers in Warrensburg are outraged over the potential loss of their local animal shelter.

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MIZ-ZOOM: A Fall Camp Chat with Eli DrinkwitzThe media was able to meet with Coach Drinkwitz. Here's the good stuff to pass along.

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Wednesday Updates: Cole County Sets Daily Covid-19 Case RecordCheck back for updates on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Missouri Minute: State adjusts to unemployment shifts; GM to hire 200 in WentzvilleGood morning, MBA readers, Some lost a $600 boost to their weekly unemployment benefits when federal pandemic relief expired at the end of July.

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Missouri universities plan for students to return amid virusCOLUMBIA, Mo. — University officials in Missouri are urging students and city residents to cooperate with efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus as students begin moving back to campuses.

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State broadband funding provides crucial connectivity to nearly 2,000 Missouri householdsNearly 2,000 Missouri households will be connected to the internet thanks to $3 million in state funding that will be allocated to 16 broadband projects from eight broadband providers.

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Rockhurst High School preparing for football season during pandemicKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rockhurst High School is determined to prevent the pandemic from taking away their football season.

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Missouri's universities prepare for student return amid virusSt. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and acting city Health Director Dr. Fredrick Echols issued a new health order Wednesday that lowers the capacity for bars, restaurants and nightclubs that sell alcohol from 75% to 50%.

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St. Louis Sets New Limits on Bars, Large Venues to Slow COVID-19 SpreadSt. Louis is clamping down on crowds at bars, nightclubs and large venues as more young people catch COVID-19.

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Temporary license offices opening in Kansas City, Springfield, St. LouisJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Revenue today announced the opening of three temporary license office locations on Aug.

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Linda Louise KraftLinda L. Kraft age 72, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Advent Health in Shawnee Mission, KS.

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Missouri universities plan for students to return amid virusCOLUMBIA, Mo. — University officials in Missouri are urging students and city residents to cooperate with efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus as students begin moving back to campuses.

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June Marie BlanchoBlancho passed away at her home in Pittsburg, Kansas on August 11, 2020 at the age of 91.

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Norma June MatzenbacherNorma June Matzenbacher succumbed pneumonia on August 10, 2020. She was 85 years old.

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Flu shots could be a ‘bridge' to coronavirus vaccine, says WilliamsMissouri may increase its emphasis on flu shots ahead of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to DHSS Director Dr. Randall Williams.

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MCCKC falls victim to ransomware attackKANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City announced Wednesday that it was the victim of a ransomware attack.

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Jackson County prosecutor blasts 'concurrent jurisdiction' proposal in STLKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker on Wednesday blasted a proposal for the state attorney general to take over backlogged homicide cases in St. Louis, saying it "smacked of politics."

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Some WAP Is Causing Flash Flooding in St. Louis TodayAfter those terrible storms a couple of days ago, we thought we might catch a break for a while when it comes to severe weather, but the skies are showing off like it's springtime outside.

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Mr. Food: Chopstick Veggie Fried RiceNo need to pick up Chinese take-out when it's easy as can be to make some of our favorites, like vegetable fried rice!

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UPDATE 1-Business owners can sue insurer over coronavirus losses, Missouri judge rulesAug 12 - A federal judge in Missouri said on Wednesday a group of hair salons and restaurants can sue their insurance carrier for business interruption losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which they say caused a "direct physical loss" to their premises.

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a€œ…Now I know he went to Yale, I think, or Harvard, one of those, one of those fancy ones… a€Ah, the Missouri populist speaketh: Josh Hawley @HawleyMO First Wall Street, now #BigTech lines up for Biden / Harris.

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SBC to launch distillery after owners buy Missouri SpiritsThe downtown brewery also is converting the adjacent property into an event venue.

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Kansas City MO: Churches Partner With KCPD To "get To The Heart Of The Matter"Kansas City, Â MOÂ. Churches from every corner of Kansas City are joining with the KCPD to establish trust and reduce violence.

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Andrew Jackson StatuesJackson County legislators will let voters decide whether statues of the controversial president will remain on public property, an update on how women did in last week's Missouri and Kansas primaries, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the economy of the Show-Me State.

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Mizzou Football PODCAST: SEC Football is Moving Forward… for nowBefore the Box Score with Nate Edwards and BK returns to go over the college football landscape.

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Howard County Mu Extension Temporarily Changes HoursThe MU Extension Center in Howard County is temporarily changing its hours through September 1, 2020.

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No Season, No Problem?Some Mizzou fans think no season would be a blessing in disguise for the Tigers; are they right?

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Greta Kay FaithFaith, 89, passed away peacefully at home on August 9, 2020.

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Big 12 moves ahead with fall sports beginning in SeptemberThe move came one day after the Big Ten and Pac-12 announced they would not be participating this fall.

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University of Missouri begins a COVID-altered move-in weekUniversity of Missouri students return to campus for the first move-in day on Wednesday amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Business owners can sue insurer over coronavirus losses, Missouri judge rulesThe decision against Cincinnati Insurance Co by U.S. District Judge Stephen Bough in Kansas City appears to be first victory for policyholders suing insurers for improperly denying claims related to shutdowns caused by COVID-19.

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Sonya Dian RawlinsSonya went home to be with our heavenly father and her mom and dad on August 10th 2020.

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Missouri's Special Session on crime takes new twistHaving an omnibus bill, a bill with several different topics, isn't new for Missouri lawmakers.

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Santa Fe R-x Superintendent Releases District's Covid-19 Mitigation PlanLark says plans are to have students in attendance for in-person classes. But he says there are plans available for virtual learning, as well.

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Missouri's 2020 deer season is coming, with new rules for handling carcassesMDC will conduct mandatory CWD sampling for hunters who kill deer in counties of the CWD Management Zone Nov.

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Missouri River trip provides unique perspective of areaKatie Peterson - Staff Writer My arms still feel like rubber, but it's worth it because I would never trade the experience of canoeing down the Missouri River.

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Columbia MO Police investigate shots fired at the Columbia Mall, 2300 Bernadette Dr.At approximately 7:02 p.m. Columbia Police responded to a report of shots fired inside the Columbia Mall, 2300 Bernadette Dr. Upon arrival, there were more than 100 people on the premises and it was clear to officers that someone had been shot.

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Columbia MO Police Investigate 2 Public Safety Incidents within a 2-Mile Radius in Central ColumbiaIn the early hours of Tuesday, Aug. 11, Columbia police responded to two separate public safety incidents within a 2-mile radius near Garth Avenue between Pendleton Street and Forest Avenue.

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Grand Champion And Reserve Grand Champion Market Pen Of Chickens Announced At Missouri State Fair Livestock ShowLauren is a member of the Clinton.

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Health Center Has Received Reports Of Increased Overdoses Of Mis-branded Illegal DrugsA press release says reports have indicated that symptoms shown by the victims.

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Fayette Man Sentenced To State PrisonA 47-year-old Fayette man changed his plea and was sentenced to spend more than a half-decade in state prison on Tuesday, August 11.

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Joplin Police ask for information regarding a 21 year disappearance caseJOPLIN, Mo  Joplin Police ask for any information relating to the disappearance of Tracy A. Pickett.

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Missouri State football: Oklahoma, Bears to play Sept. 12Missouri State football's game against Oklahoma is still on, and now it has a new date.

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The FDA is recalling some potatoes, lemons, limes and oranges due to potential listeria contaminationCNN)  The FDA has announced a voluntary recall by Freshouse II LLC due to a potential listeria contamination.

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Storytelling Day 2020 Goes OnlineFollowing guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , and state and local public health authorities, Storytelling Day events will not be held in person this year.

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Child Safe Of Central Missouri, Inc, Announces Details For New Child Safe CenterOn August 5, Child Safe of Central Missouri celebrated its long-awaited Groundbreaking Ceremony of its future new center at 3307 West Main Street in Sedalia.

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At University of Missouri Health Care, Biosimilars Are Transformative but Somewhat RestrictedPharmacy experts discuss their level of confidence with biosimilars and some of the hurdles that stand in the way of optimizing these lower-cost medicines.

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Kanye West qualifies as presidential candidate in ArkansasLITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Arkansas ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate, Secretary of State John Thurston said Tuesday.

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Oklahoma governor donates plasma after coronavirus recoveryOKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says several members his staff, along with five state lawmakers, have recovered from the coronavirus and have agreed to donate plasma to help other virus patients recover.

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Kansas officials say new COVID-19 law hurts contact tracingTOPEKA, Kan. — Public health officials in three Kansas counties say a new state law is hurting their efforts to trace the contacts of people infected with COVID-19 by making it easier for them to refuse to cooperate.

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KC ranks as state's most expensive metro as Missouri cost of living remains lowMissouri’s cost of living index for the first quarter of 2020 was 88.3, making it the sixth-lowest in the nation, according to a report from the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center.

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Kansas Senate Democrat Anthony Hensley tests negative for coronavirusTOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley said Tuesday that he has tested negative for coronavirus.

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A homeschooling parent's advice for navigating virtual learning"I'd encourage others to see this an opportunity to grow as a family and as a parent."

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20 for 20: The 20 Greatest Missouri Football Games of the Past 20 YearsThe Rock M Nation football staff rolls through the 20 greatest games of the past 20 years.

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20 for 20: #20-2002 Arch RivalryMissouri was looking for some stability and talent at the quarterback position after suffering through the lackluster Kirk Farmer years, buoyed by the emergency deployment of Darius Outlaw and Justin Gage as quarterbacks.

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Missouri State Highway Patrol seeking applicants for 111th recruit classOzark Radio NewsThe Missouri State Highway Patrol is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply, and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri.

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Slim Chickens Gears Up for August 12 Opening in Troy, MissouriR-Chicken Grows Better Chicken Concept Throughout Missouri with Troy Opening. Troy, MO. Slim Chickens, a leader in the "better chicken" segment of fast-casual restaurants.

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Psc Sets Intervention Deadline In Telecommunications CaseA Net, LLC has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission for designation as a federal broadband lifeline-only eligible telecommunications carrier in the Missouri counties of Lafayette, Saline and Johnson.

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BirthdaysAudit of Joplin Schools finds mismanagement of $187.3 million in FEMA grant funds.

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Orville E. "Gene" Gueulette"Gene" Gueulette, 63, of Pittsburg, died August 8, 2020 at his home.

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Isauro G. YrumaJoplin, MO - Isauro G. Yruma, age 74, died Sunday August 9, 2020 at his home in Joplin, MO.

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Virgil W. DouglasVirgil Wilbur. Douglas, age 95, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020 at his home.

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly appears skeptical about the President's executive order to extend unemployment benefitsTOPEKA, Kan.  A spokeswoman says Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's administration is reviewing President Donald Trump's plan to extend supplemental unemployment benefits but is waiting for more details.

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SEC, Big 12 and ACC are taking the right approach to fall sportsThanks for listening and please subscribe to the Bill Pollock Show podcast on Apple. I respect the Big Ten and Pac-12s decision to put a halt to fall sports, but I dont agree with it.

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Mshp Completes 2020 Annual School Bus InspectionsColonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, has announced the results of the Driver and Vehicle Safety Divisions 2020 annual school bus inspection program.

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Senator Mike Cunningham's Legislative Column for Aug. 12, 2020Before I address the topic I really want to discuss this week, I need to update everyone on the extra legislative session currently underway at the State Capitol.

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Former Niche Food Group Pastry Chef Launching Nationwide Cookie Delivery BrandMatthew Rice knows it might seem crazy to open a cookie business in the middle of a global pandemic, but he's not letting that stop him — in fact, he thinks spreading sweet, delicious joy is more important now than ever.

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Central Missouri's Fleming in running for NCAA Woman of the Year AwardIn the latest round, each conference announced their nominees for who will move forward with Fleming as the MIAA representative.

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Big Ten and Pac-12 Pull the PlugAs the 2020 college football season hangs in the balance with the Big Ten and Pac-12 canceling fall sports on yesterday, The SEC commissioner Greg Sankey has been steadfast that the conference is doing everything it can to safely play football next month.Â.

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Royals Winning Streak SnappedThe Royals rallied from a four-run deficit and forced extra innings, but they lost 6-5 in 10 innings when Joey Votto drove in the winning run from second base on a drive off the center-field wall.

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Royals rally but lose in ten to the RedsRoyals Winning Streak Snapped  The Royals dropped a 6-5 decision in 10 innings in Cincinnati to snap their four-game winning streak.

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Missouri universities plan for students to return amid virusStudents moving back to campus at the University of Missouri this week are being asked to avoid back-to-school parties and crowded bars and restaurants to help prevent further spread of the coronavirus.

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Northwest Missouri State University is prepared for students to return to campusMARYVILLE, Mo.) Northwest Missouri State has one week left to finalize plans for the fall semester while incoming students prepare for the new college normal.

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Cori Bush and the Audacity of TenacityOn primary night two years ago, Cori Bush wiped away tears, climbed on the stage of a strip mall comedy club reserved for the evening and thanked everyone who had supported her campaign.

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New study shows COVID-19 cases rising among childrenKANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new study on COVID-19 and children from the American Academy of Pediatrics shows a 40% increase in virus cases among children in the United States over the last two weeks of July.

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Nonprofit Animal Shelter Opens First Vet Clinic in East St. LouisNonprofit animal shelter Gateway Pet Guardians is opening the first vet clinic in East St. Louis.

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Universities file suits to recoup pandemic lossesA group of Kansas City plaintiffs' attorneys who have joined their efforts to help businesses and nonprofits recoup their losses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic have opened a new front in their litigation: representing academic institutions.

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Coronavirus Surges Hit Missouri's Rural Counties But Experts Say They Still Aren't ReadyCommunities that had previously held out are adopting mask mandates but not soon enough to prevent rapid spreading, health experts say.

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Beyond the Trivia-Lapland MissouriThis week Missouri celebrated an anniversary.... 199 years since it officially became a state, so today's trivia question today is about Missouri.

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Clinton Chamber Provides Local Landlord List. Are You Included?The Greater Clinton-Area Chamber of Commerce has a list of landlords and realtors for Clinton and the surrounding area.

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GVMH providing Curbside TestingGVMH is offering curbside testing today and Thursday from 3-4 p.m. at our East Campus location.

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Clinton School District Announces New TeacherClinton High School and Clinton Technical School are excited to welcome Mattie Moore to their school families.

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13 Current Cases of COVID-19 in Henry County2020 95.3 KDKD Today's Country Powered by OneCMS™ - Served by InterTech Media LLC.

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St. Louis Work Zones for August 13-19ST. LOUIS - Drivers heading downtown this weekend should avoid I-64 or allow themselves extra time as crews will close the interstate between the Mississippi River and Jefferson Avenue.

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Precautionary boil advisory for south ColumbiaWater supply district number 1 is under a precautionary boil advisory because of low water pressure.

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Audio: Missouri State Fair in Sedalia focusing on 4-H and FFA youth this yearThe 2020 state fair in west-central Missouri's Sedalia will be a youth livestock show only, due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Positive Covid-19 Case Count Increases In Four Area CountiesMore than half of the counties in the KMMO listening area saw a rise in positive COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, August 11.

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Health care providers concerned by drop in vaccination rates among childrenVaccines are a big part of going safely back to school, but Kansas City-area health providers are seeing a troubling trend.

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Who's ready for Mizzou Fall Camp? Too bad! You're going to have to wait to a bit longer!Mizzou Links for Wednesday, August 12.

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Best Appetite Suppressant SupplementsHunger is your body's way of telling you that you are running low on fuel.

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Business owners can sue insurer over coronavirus losses, Missouri judge rulesReuters) - A federal judge in Missouri said on Wednesday a group of hair salons and restaurants can sue their insurance carrier for business interruption losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which they say caused a "direct physical loss" to their premises.

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Old Dominion Releases Self-Titled Album With "Meow Mix" VocalsMatthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers of Old Dominon are giving us a different take on their self-titled album.

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Total Of Positive Covid-19 Cases Surpasses 60,000 In StateIncreasing by nearly 1,000 by 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, from Monday, August 11, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in the state of Missouri soared past 60,000 since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Kane Brown Will Release New 7-Song EP "Mixtape Vol. 1" On August 14-95.3 KDKD Today's Country1, on Aug. 14th, featuring four previously released tracks - Worldwide Beautiful, Cool Again, Be Like That, and Last Time I Say Sorry; as well as three brand-new songs - Worship You, BFE and Didn’t Know What Love Was.

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MDC reminds hunters and others of new CWD regulations for cervid carcassesGet details from MDC's 2020 Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet.

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Paving the way to MissouriWork progressed toward the Decatur Branch bridge as the private contractor completed the six-mile stretch of Arkansas Highway 59 between Gentry and Decatur.

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Even during pandemic, Anthony Plumbing continues to hire, pay traineesEven during the pandemic, Lenexa-based Anthony Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric has seen demand from customers skyrocket, so it is paying new hires while they train at the company's "Anthony University."

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Funds Available for Northwest Transportation Safety ProgramsST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Over the past several years agencies and programs across Northwest Missouri have received funding for programs aimed at reducing the number of injuries and fatalities on our roadways.

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5 ways businesses can prevent a costly mental health crisisEditor's note: This op-ed is a collaboration between the mental health doctors in the United States from the National Network of Depression Centers, and Project Healthy Minds, a new millennial-driven mental health nonprofit startup focused on destigmatizing mental illness, using technology to expand access to mental health solutions, and...

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Wednesday COVID-19 Coverage: Camden County reports two virus related deathsAs COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community.

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Few t-storms possible Wednesday afternoonWith the stationary front still parked across northeastern Kansas and central Missouri for Wednesday and another upper-level wave developing out west, we could see a few isolated t-storms pop up in a few spots for Wednesday afternoon.

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Mowing forecastThe mowing forecast for this Wednesday-Saturday will stay at a fair rating all across the area.

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Tropical UpdateOur look at the Tropics on this August 11th will focus on the two active tropical systems in progress in the Atlantic and Pacific.

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Are Postal Service Delays Hampering Small Business?JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Operational changes intended to help the financially troubled U.S. Postal Service save money aren't going over well with some small-business owners in Missouri and other states.

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Missouri leaders brief panel about COVID-19 response effortsA Missouri House Committee heard Tuesday from state Department of Health and Senior Services Director Randall Williams and K-12 Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven.

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August 12, 1817Charles Lucas and Thomas Hart Benton agreed to their first duel on Bloody Island on this date.

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Person killed in shooting near Missouri CityA person was fatally shot Wednesday near Missouri City, police said. Homicide detectives were dispatched around 3 p.m.

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Gov. Parson in southeast Missouri to talk broadbandHe came to the area to speak about the importance of bringing broadband internet access to our region.

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Missouri woman whose mom died from COVID delivers photo memorial to governor's officeA St. Louis woman whose mother died from the coronavirus in June is calling on Missouris governor and other elected officials to take stronger action to control the spread of the disease.

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Before The Box Score Episode 30 with Nate Edwards and Brandon KileyYou can follow members of today's show on Twitter @NateGEdwards and @BKSportsTalk. Have a question for one of our podcasts?

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Missouri health officials urge people to carry Narcan to save livesIf you or a loved one uses any sort of opioid medication, either legally or illegally, the state of Missouri is recommending you start carrying a drug state health officials said could save a life.

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Woman walking dog shot Tuesday near Research Medical CenterKANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman is in critical condition after being shot while walking her dog near a Kansas City, Missouri, hospital.

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra cancels live performances through December due to COVID-19The symphony is also continuing its online programming, including a recent installment of "Songs of America"; "Music of Our Time," which features work by contemporary composers and is a continuation of the Live at the Pulitzer series; and "Songs of the Holidays." SLSO Soundbites, the symphony's new podcast, offers another point of connection:Â...

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Ethical Society of Police releases report about the St. Louis Metropolitan Police DepartmentThe Ethical Society of Police has released a comprehensive report on the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department that outlines systemic racism, concerns with hiring, unfair discipline, corruption and disturbing incidents. The report presents 25 recommendations for addressing these long-standing issues.

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Columbia after-school program plans for the delayed start date of the school yearAfter school programs have to adjust to CPS start date delay.

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Joplin Schools discuss changes to lunch, breakfast for upcoming school yearThe high school and middle schools will be offering kiosks for breakfast. "So we're looking to offer a grab and go, they have to take a fruit, and then they can take a cereal or a pop-tart or some entree and a milk, that will try to hopefully roll students through those as quickly as we can."

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Pitt State to test all incoming students living in residence halls for COVID-19Pittsburg State is expecting around 600 students to move into residence halls this weekend - ahead of next week's first day of classes.Â.

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Four States Forward with MSSUDowe Quick talks with Darren Fullerton, the VP For Student Affairs at MSSU. As families prepare for the coming school year during this time of uncertainty, KOAM will be speaking with several area educators ahead of the semester.

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Joplin School official responds to audit that says district mismanaged disaster recovery fundsThe results of an audit conducted by the Department of Homeland Security says Joplin Schools did not properly handle funds it received for disaster recovery.

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Grocer describes challenge of starting up during a pandemicThe coronavirus pandemic isn't stopping entrepreneurs from starting new businesses. The city of Kansas City, Missouri, has seen a surge in the number of people applying for or renewing business licenses, including a new Midtown Market grocery store near East 40th and Main streets.

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LSU ready to play Missouri, Vanderbilt 'on any given day'Joining Off The Bench with Culotta and T-Bob on Tuesday, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron offered his thoughts on Missouri and Vanderbilt being added to the team's 2020 schedule.

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COVID-19-related heart condition could affect athletesDoctors warn about myocarditis, a heart condition discovered in people recovering from COVID-19, and its affects on athletes.

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Missouri State updates mask policy for fall, allows freshmen to choose online learning at homeJust a week before fall classes begin at Missouri State University, the school has made a couple of changes in key areas, updating the mask policy to include face coverings inside all buildings and giving freshmen, who usually have to stay on-campus in their first year, the opportunity to take online classes at-home instead.

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Miami Police Dept see increase in theft calls, residents concerned with uptick of crime in the areaMiami Police Chief Thomas Anderson says they have recorded a 3% increase in theft calls for the year.

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KCK Public Schools cancels fall sportsKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools have canceled fall sports and activities for the fall season.

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Missouri House GOP leaders will handle crime bills as single-subject bills; full House to return August 24The top three Republican leaders in Missouris GOP-controlled House say they intend to simplify the process during the special session on violent crime, with single-subject bills.

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Higginsville: Summer of 2020Higginsville, Lafayette County, Missouri. Population was estimated at just over 4,600 in 2018. This afternoon: "God, guns, and country." "In our America all people are equal, love wins, Black lives matter, immigrants and refugees are welcome, disabilities are respected, women are in charge of their bodies, people and planet are valued over...

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MO health chief: State is ready for schools to open amid coronavirusWith some schools just days away from the new semester, Missouri's top health and education officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday on the state of the COVID-19 outbreak and the plan to protect facilities.

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Missouri balks at state mandates despite 'red zone' statusMissouri's top health official has insisted that a statewide mandate for masks and social distancing doesn't make sense, even though the federal government has designated the state a "red zone" for new coronavirus cases.

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Wash U Researchers Genetically Engineer Coronavirus LookalikeScientists need a lot of safety equipment to study the coronavirus in a research lab: biohazard suits, respirators, custom airflow systems.

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MSSU rolls out self-assessment app to help with contact tracing this fallMissouri Southern State University is using technology to help decrease the spread of COVID-19 this fall.

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Anti-crime special session gets derailed in House; legislation to be broken downJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The multi-faceted anti-crime bill driving the special legislative session hit a snag in the House this week and will now be broken down into smaller pieces.

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Missouri DHSS a€“ COVID-19 Outbreak Statistics a€“ August 11, 2020 a€“ 2:00 p.m.The most recent statistics on the COVID-19 outbreak for Missouri from the Department of Health and Senior Services: Cases in Missouri: 60,935 Total Deaths: 1,312 Number of cases in the last 24 hours: 985 7 Day Percent Positive of PCR Tested Individuals: 11.6% Number of New Deaths Reported in the Last 24 Hours: 5&.

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Eli Drinkwitz welcomes Alabama and LSU to Missouri scheduleAs if the year 2020 couldn't pose any more challenges for a first-year head coach.

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Here's How 41 School Districts In Kansas And Missouri Plan To Start The School YearThere's a lot still up in the air about the coming school year, but here's a round-up of where Kansas City area schools stand now.

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Missouri could see a teacher shortage, educators sayJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The strain of the COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on staffing in the education community, according to Missouri School Board Association Senior Director of Employment and Labor Relations Susan Goldammer.

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KCK firefighters union calls for chief's ousterThe Kansas City, Kansas, firefighters union is calling for Chief Mike Callahan's ouster. It comes after union members learned Callahan had been living in Prairie Village the past 13 months while building a Wyandotte County home.

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American Idol holding virtual auditions for Missouri WednesdayIn 2020, "Idol Across America" remote auditions will take place across all 50 states plus Washington, D.C., for the first time since the show's inception, making auditions easier than ever.

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Missouri Attorney General investigating roofer after On Your Side reportsA Springfield roofer at the center of an On Your Side Investigation was a no-show in court.

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Missouri Supreme Court upholds $2.75 million arson verdictThe lawsuit filed on behalf of Marcia Green found Mehrdad Fotoohighiam liable for the arson of her home and the physical and emotional harm it caused.

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Kamala!Yes. Joe Biden @JoeBiden I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate.

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Charlie Randell MaxwellCharlie Randell Maxwell, 72, of Joplin, Missouri passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 in his home after a 3 month battle with cancer.

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Papa Ray's Vintage Vinyl Roadshow Airing Soon on the Nine NetworkVintage Vinyl, a St. Louis music institution for some 40 years — one that is frequently ranked as one of the best record stores in the entire country — is ready for its big premiere on the small screen.

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Special session distracts from coronavirus, Quade saysJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — House Minority Floor Leader Crystal Quade called the special session on violent crime a distraction from what she said is a more pressing issue at hand: the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mateIt's a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party's presidential ticket for the first time in history.

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Missing 5-year-old dies of accidental drowningAuthorities say a 5-year-old has died of an accidental drowning after she went missing Saturday in Jasper County.

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Missouri health, education chiefs brief lawmakers on COVID plans with semester loomingOfficials said their goal is to get as many children back in the classroom as possible this fall.

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Man in custody after reportedly shooting his nephew in headKANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is custody after his nephew told Platte County Sheriff deputies that, he shot him in the head according to a press release by the department.

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COVID-19 in Missouri: By the numbersThese maps and charts show the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19 in Missouri. Officials announced the first COVID-19 case in Missouri on March 7.

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Audit of Joplin Schools finds mismanagement of $187.3 million in FEMA grant fundsJoplin Schools did not account for and expend $187.3 million of $218.5 million of the requested Federal share of grant funds according to Federal regulations and Federal Emergency Management Agency guidelines when it awarded 146 contracts for non-exigent work.

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Monday night crash damaged three parked cars, one injuredA Monday crash in Jefferson City damaged three parked vehicles and injured the driver.

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State audit questions finances of former KC charter schoolCopyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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Pepper-sprayed protester from viral video Tarence Maddox sues KCPDKansas City, Kansas, activist Tarence Maddox is suing the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department for damages suffered when he was pepper-sprayed by officers in a video that went viral.

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Tuesday COVID-19 Coverage: Boone County announces 33 new casesAs COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community.

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Paul E. Attebery, IiiPaul E. Attebery, III, 78, formerly of Parsons, passed away at 12:15 a.m., Monday, August 10, 2020, at Chisolm Place Care Facility in Wichita, Kansas.

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Lydia M. LorimorLydia M. Lorimor, 95, of Parsons, passed away at 12:15 p.m., Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Elmhaven East in Parsons.

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Missouri Department of RevenueMissouri Department of Revenue Home Page, containing links to motor vehicle and driver licensing services, and taxation and collection services for the state of Missouri.

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Missouri Department of Natural ResourcesDNR News Release » News » 2020 » Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic...

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The U.S. Space Command is looking for a permanent headquarters, and St. Louis is in the runningOn Tuesday, the St. Louis Business Journal reported that St. Louis Development Corp. Executive Director Otis Williams said that St. Louis had put in a bid for the headquarters and advanced past the first round of the selection process.

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UPDATE: Police investigate after man shot at Columbia MallKOMU 8 confirmed on the scene of the incident a man was shot on Tuesday at the Columbia Mall.

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WATCH: Missouri House Democrats, activists push for more action on COVID-19A group of activists including educators and those who have lost loved ones to COVID-19 joined with Missouri House Democrats on Tuesday to push the governor for more action on COVID-19.

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Deli Star to open Food Discovery Center at City Foundry StL"It's about innovation and driving new ideas, creating new products, and really exposing our clients, our customer base, and hopefully new customers to what Deli Star is all about," which is the joining of chefs and food scientists to aid in bettering food, says chef Charles Hayes, vice president of culinary innovation and R&D for Deli Star.Â...

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9 Mile Garden in Affton to reopen tomorrow with new safety guidelines, expanded hours, and daily eventsManaging partner Brian Hardesty was able to devise a plan to reopen three weeks sooner than anticipated.

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Mr. Food: Sheet Pan Mac 'n' CheeseYou can count on lots of crispy edges when you make our recipe for Sheet Pan Mac 'n' Cheese!

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KoamTuesday thunderstorms in the southern Four States move northeast through the afternoon, then this evening we concentrate along and south of I-44.

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Hurricane Elida increases to Category 2Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 100 mph with higher gusts. Rapid weakening is expected to begin tonight as Elida moves over colder water, and the cyclone is expected to weaken to a tropical storm on Wednesday and degenerate to a remnant low on Thursday.

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Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High PlainsGusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains.

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US Department of Labor announces $1.8M in grants to promote Short-Time Compensation in MissouriWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced two grants, totaling $1,834,214, awarded to the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to improve and promote its Short-Time Compensation program.

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Fenton, Arnold, Sappington and More Named as Coronavirus HotspotsVideo briefings from the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force's Dr. Alex Garza are one of the easiest ways to get accurate information about COVID-19 in the St. Louis area.

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Missouri's 'Buckle Up Phone Down' safety initiative gaining traction nationallyThe Missouri Department of. Buckle Up Phone Down safety initiative is gaining national recognition for its success.

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Celebrating treasonThe only confederate flag that ever mattered was a white rag on a stick. The only way to properly display a confederate statue is with it horizontal and covered in graffiti.

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1 dead in Raytown shooting Monday nightKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Raytown police officers responding to reports of multiple gunshots found one man dead inside a vehicle Monday night.

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Community faith leaders, KCPD launch 'Getting to the Heart of the Matter' to address violenceKANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the Kansas City, Missouri, metro area continues to see a historical year of violent crime, community faith leaders and the Kansas City Police Department launched the "Getting to the Heart of the Matter" initiative on Tuesday.

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Emergency Broadband Investment Program recipients announcedJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Today, Governor Mike Parson announced 16 broadband projects from eight broadband providers will receive more than $3 million through the state’s Emergency Broadband Investment Program and connect almost 2,000 Missouri households.

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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly skeptical of Trump plan to extend benefitsTOPEKA, Kan. — A spokeswoman says Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's administration is reviewing President Donald Trump's plan to extend supplemental unemployment benefits but is waiting for more details.

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PHOTOS: Powerful storm passes over mid-MissouriA line of thunderstorms spanning nearly 400 miles and packing 100 mph winds swept across the Midwest on Monday.

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DoubleTree Hotel in Missouri to Pay $45K to Settle Sexual Harassment LawsuitThe DoubleTree Hotel in Jefferson City, Mo., will pay $45,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed, federal employment officials say.

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Governor Parson Declares August 16-22 As Water And Wastewater Treatment Workers' Week In MissouriA news release says the Governors proclamation recognizes the crucial work that water and wastewater treatment professionals.

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Bgc Receives $10,000 Grant From Union Pacific FoundationBoys and Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri members will have new and increased opportunities to take part in STEM programs thanks to a grant from the Union Pacific Foundation.

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How the female founder of The Spice Hunter built a culinary empire with a passion for cooking and adventureWhen Lucia Cleveland founded The Spice Hunter in her home in 1980, she did so with a passion for cooking and a sense of adventure.

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Missouri police link shooting death of girl, 2, to July shooting: reportMissouri police have tied the killing of a 2-year-old girl in a drive-by shooting over the weekend to another drive-by shooting in July that injured five people, according to a report.

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48-Hour Film: Putting creativity on the clockWhat can be accomplished in 48 hours? Bring local filmmakers together, give them a genre or two, and youll be amazed at they can bring to life.

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Missouri State Fair in Sedalia focusing on 4-H and FFA youth this yearThe 2020 state fair in west-central Missouris Sedalia will be a youth livestock show only, due to COVID-19 concerns.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: New Roundabout OPEN at U.S. Route 160 at Jackson Street in Willard TodayWhat: New roundabout OPEN to traffic at U.S. Route 160 at Jackson Street in Willard When: 3:30 p.m.

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RedThis morning in west central Missouri.

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Former Missouri lawmaker arrested at Phoenix protestPHOENIX — Activist and former Missouri Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. was among eight people arrested at a protest in Phoenix.

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Missouri lawmakers to go over state COVID-19 responseMissouri state lawmakers are set to go over the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic during a special committee meeting Tuesday morning.

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WATCH: Trump holds a news conferenceWASHINGTON, D.C. The news conference is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m., according to Trump.

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Former Missouri lawmaker arrested at Phoenix protestPHOENIX — Activist and former Missouri Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. was among eight people arrested at a protest in Phoenix.

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Go on a virtual geocaching trek with MDC on Aug. 18During this program, MDC Naturalist Cameron Johnston will discuss different types of caches, general safety and courtesy guidelines to follow when geocaching, and will also provide a set of coordinates for participants to explore in Cape Girardeau County.

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Missouri S&T adjunct professor named Senior Member by National Academy of InventorsDr. Steven Jung, an adjunct professor at Missouri S&T who developed a specialty glass used to speed healing of open wounds, has been named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors, the NAI announced today.

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CPD asks for help finding suspect in early-morning incidentsIn a new briefing Tuesday afternoon, Columbia police asked the public for information on two separate early-morning incidents.

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Public, private schools talk reopeningTolton issued a return-to-school plan that includes social distancing and mask requirements. The school will also continue to have fall sports, club meetings and band.

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Meet StepNpull, the Missouri-based company helping during coronavirusADespite many businesses facing economic struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic, Missouri-based StepNpull is seeing a massive boost in sales.

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Repairs To Southbound Bridge On U.s. Highway 65 Over Flat Creek Scheduled To Begin This WeekA bridge-repair project that was postponed last week is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, August 12, in Pettis County.

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UPDATE: The Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences won't play football this fallThe Big Ten Conference has voted to postpone college football and all other fall sports seasons as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 global pandemic, a development which may signal the beginning of the end for all fall sports at the collegiate level in 2020.

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Low-income Missourians will be hit hard by coming utility shut-offs, advocates sayWhen the COVID-19 pandemic first hit Missouri, several utility companies like Ameren and Evergy pressed pause on disconnecting services for nonpayment.

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Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mateIt's a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party's presidential ticket for the first time in history.

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Munsok So, Owner of Drunken Fish and Kimchi Guys, Is as Dedicated to the Landing As EverMunsok So, owner of Drunken Fish and Kimchi Guys, has had plenty of reasons to run from Laclede's Landing.

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Pierce Creek Cattle Company ships beef to metro St. Louis, joining the ranks of consumer-direct suppliersThe newly formed enterprise distinguishes itself by using a local-only sales model, high-intensity grazing techniques, and product inspection at a USDA-approved facility.

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MDC gives the goods on nature field guides at online class Aug. 20Learn which guides work best for identifying Missouri's diverse plants and animals during this free class.

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Mourners and activists call on Parson to better protect MissouriansHouse Democrats held a conference to share mourners stories about losing loved ones to COVID-19 and encouraging Governor Parson to take stronger action in protecting citizens.

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