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Judge rules against Missouri on 20-week abortion ban

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A federal judge has refused to allow Missouri’s ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy to stand as the state awaits further court action, several news outlets reported. U.S. District Court ...

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Columbia congregation pays off more than $400,000 in medical debt

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Perhaps the only thing more stressful than a serious health challenge is worrying about how to pay for treatment. Numerous patients in mid-Missouri can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to the ...

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Missouri attorney general Eric Schmidt refers 12 Catholic priests for sexual abuse prosecution

A dozen former priests in Missouri have been referred for prosecution for sexual abuse. Attorney General Eric Schmidt made the referrals following a 13-month investigation of allegations made against members of Missouri’s ...

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Wyoming sexual abuse allegations have Missouri connection

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Sexual abuse allegations within the Catholic Church of Wyoming have a Kansas City connection. The Diocese of Cheyenne says it has substantiated three more allegations of sexual abuse against former Bishop Joseph ...

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Governor meets with city leaders to address gun violence

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This week, Missouri legislators and the governor have been meeting with St. Louis officials to address the city’s gun violence. St. Louis County Chief of Police Jon Belmar met with Gov. Mike ...

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Missouri mother faces jail in Abu Dhabi after asking for her wages

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Missouri mother of three, Traci Nichole Coffel (Nichole), is facing a possible jail term in Abu Dhabi because she asked for her unpaid wages and compensation for medical bills after her employer’s ...

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‘We were targeted”: Senators confront Facebook over pro-life censorship

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg received a sharp rebuke Wednesday from Republican senators  for its recent “fact check” of content posted by the pro-life advocacy organization Live Action. The letter was signed by Sens. ...

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Part of Missouri pro-life law blocked by judge

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Portions of a Missouri law banning abortions after 8 weeks has been temporarily blocked by a federal judge. Other aspects of the law will go into effect this week. Judge Howard Sachs said ...

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Teachers may get more help on school supplies

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With kids heading back to school, parents are scrambling to pack lunches, double-check school supplies, and make sure everyone gets where they need to be on time — right after snapping some ...

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Suspect arrested after ambush of law enforcement agents

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A gunman is in custody after allegedly shooting two law enforcement officials in southern Missouri in what authorities have described as an ambush. A sheriff’s deputy and Missouri state trooper were serving an eviction notice in ...

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Police officer has some fun with wrong text number

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A police officer in Winfield, Missouri had some fun at the expense of a misdirected texter and is getting kudos for his light-hearted response to an offer to get high. On Friday, ...

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State Auditor responsible for implementing Soros-funded redistricting, runs for Governor

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State Auditor Nicole Galloway is running for Missouri Governor in the 2020 election. The liberal Democrat has filed paperwork with the Missouri Ethics Commission to begin the campaign. Galloway has not yet ...

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Sheriff calls man ‘a monster’ for killing family in crash

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The prosecutor’s office in southwest Missouri’s Greene County has filed three counts of second degree murder against a Springfield man accused of causing Saturday night’s deadly crash which killed three. The crash ...

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After tragic death, college honors student with scholarship

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A  beloved Christian college student killed in an auto accident is being remembered with a new scholarship at his former school. Nineteen-year-old Jace Smothers, who was studying to be a youth pastor ...

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President signs Hawley bill addressing police suicides

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Legislation to help stop police officer suicides, and written by Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. The bipartisan measure restores and expands grant funding ...

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Motorists crossing bridge spared traffic nightmare after federal grant

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Motorists traversing the state and crossing the Missouri River will be spared major headaches after the state Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has received an $81 million federal grant. The money will help ...

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MU sued over mishandling conservative donor’s money

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The University of Missouri faces a $14 million lawsuit over mishandling of funds from a conservative donor. The university is accused by Hillsdale College of failing to follow through on the instructions ...

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MODOT plans for 3 to 8 hour back-ups on I-70

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State transportation officials will hold an informational meeting Thursday afternoon in mid-Missouri’s Rocheport about the upcoming massive I-70 bridge rehabilitation project. Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) project manager Melissa Wilbers says three ...

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More Missouri counties included in disaster relief request

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The state of Missouri has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand last week’s federal disaster declaration for the state in two ways. Governor Mike Parson’s office is requesting FEMA ...

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Governor douses Viking funeral bill with veto

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Those looking for a Viking funeral as a form of cremation may be burning with anger after a bill allowing it was vetoed. Legislation that would have made legal outdoor funeral pyres ...

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Cyclists with Journey of Hope passing through Missouri, Kansas on 4,350-mile trip

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Cyclists with Journey of Hope are on a trans-continental ride that includes stops across the nation. The participants are completing a 4,350-mile event across the country. This group of cyclists and crew ...

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Hawley to YouTube: stop catering to pedophiles

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YouTube refuses to stop automatically recommending footage of kids to pedophiles. U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, says the video-hosting website YouTube must stop the practice. Dallas-based AT&T Corp. and several other major companies ...

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Sliced bread festival brings Republicans, Democrats together

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It’s the best thing since sliced bread! Really! Seven thousand people are expected to turn out for this weekend’s “Sliced Bread Days” event in northwest Missouri’s Chillicothe. State Rep. Rusty Black, R-Chillicothe, ...

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Sen. Hawley takes on Nike for dissing Betsy Ross flag

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U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, has some strong word for the international shoe giant Nike after its much-criticized decision to pull shoes from stores that bore the original 13 star American flag. NFL ...

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Abortions will continue through August at Missouri Planned Parenthood

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Missouri’s last abortion clinic will be allowed to operate until August after a decision today by the Administrative Hearing Commission.  The Planned Parenthood clinic has injured at least 74 women in botched ...

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