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Thanks to financial grant, Missouri folklore being put on the map

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Every community in Missouri seems to have its own folklore that is passed down from generation to generation. A recent grant will enable the state to erect signs commemorating some of those ...

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State Board of Accountancy opens investigation of Auditor Nicole Galloway

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Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway, who also is the Democrat candidate for governor, is now under investigation by the Missouri State Board of Accountancy. The investigation is in response to a complaint filed ...

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Gov. Parson activates National Guard as precaution in wake of protests

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as a precautionary measure as protests broke over the death of Breonna Taylor. He also said the ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley wants government to tackle mental health aspects of lockdowns

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The ongoing pandemic and accompanying lockdowns is taking a toll on the health of many Americans, U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri said. “This time has been extraordinarily hard on people from ...

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All Missouri schools open for some type of classes, Gov. Parson says

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All Missouri public schools are back in session this week, whether in-person, online or a hybrid of the two for classes. “We want our kids in school.” Gov. Mike Parson said, “and ...

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Nicole Galloway accused of breaking state election laws

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Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway misused tax dollars for her gubernatorial campaign, according to a complaint filed with the Secretary of State. The complaint was made by Liberty Alliance USA last week to Missouri ...

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‘We Back Blue’ march in Kansas City shows support for law enforcement

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On the day two deputy sheriffs were ambushed in Los Angeles, marchers turned out in Kansas City to show their support for law enforcement. About 140 people participated in the We Back ...

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Regional economy is improving as unemployment dips to 5.8%

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Although the economies of Missouri and Kansas were hit hard by the pandemic, things are improving as unemployment drops across the area. Creighton University’s August survey of supply managers and business leaders ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley as Supreme Court nominee creates buzz

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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley appearing on a list of potential Supreme Court nominees continues to cause buzz across the country. President Donald Trump released the names as health concerns grow over Justice ...

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Kansas City voters rally to recall Mayor Quinton Lucas

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is being criticized for his pandemic response and budget priorities by voters who say he’s fallen short. On Wednesday evening, a group of Kansas Citians called for ...

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Communist group to hold anti-Trump rally in Kansas City, other metros on Saturday

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Kansas City is one of more than 20 U.S. cities targeted by communist groups for anti-Trump rallies this Saturday. The event is scheduled for noon at 47th and Main Streets at the ...

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Service announced for slain St. Louis police officer Tamarris Bohannon

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced the funeral and memorial arrangements for fallen Officer Tamarris Bohannon. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the ...

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Missouri police organization seeks public input on training, discipline standards

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Police training and discipline have been in the spotlight in recent months. Now Missouri residents are being asked to share their thoughts on the subject through surveys, email comments and public listening ...

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Political trailblazer Annie White Baxter honored by Missouri House

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As the nation paused to recognize and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, members of the Missouri House gathered to honor the first woman to be elected to ...

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Cameras in nursing homes to motorcycle helmets: New Missouri laws go into effect today

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Several laws passed by the Missouri Legislature during the second regular session of the 100th General Assembly take effect today. Missourinet provided a brief overview of these new laws. Motorcycle helmets. House ...

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MU prof relieved of teaching duties after joke offended student from Wuhan

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A business professor at the University of Missouri said he was relieved of teaching duties because of a joke he made to a student in Wuhan, China, in an online class, Voice ...

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Mayor Lucas proposes changes to police operations

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Missouri’s largest city may be in for some big changes for its police department. Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas discussed the plans in a closed session of the Board of Police Commissioners ...

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FDA closes investigation of televangelist Jim Bakker and COVID-19 claims

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has closed its investigation of Branson televangelist Jim Bakker. According to a close-out letter from the FDA, “The Jim Bakker Show” has addressed the concerns ...

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Democrat St. Louis couple who confronted protesters speak at Republican Convention

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The St. Louis couple who made worldwide headlines in late June for defending their family from threats by Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home, spoke on the first night at the ...

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Special House session today will address rising crime rate in Missouri

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The Missouri House will meet today in a special legislative session called by Gov. Mike Parson to address the state’s rising crime rate. Unlike the state Senate, the House has broken proposed ...

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Missouri parents want schools to stop blocking their online access

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Many families continue to evaluate their options as the new school year approaches. Earlier this week, several Missouri parents and the National Center for Public School Options testified before the state Joint ...

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Family Research Council documents state funding of abortion industry

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A new study by the Family Research Council gives Missouri and Kansas credit for attempting to defund the abortion industry but also points out where work remains to be done. Missouri has ...

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White House coronavirus expert Deborah Birx meets with Missouri officials            

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Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, praised Missouri’s box-in testing strategy, which involves testing, contact tracing, isolation and quarantine. “This box-in strategy that is being used here in Missouri ...

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Missouri economy grows as unemployment plummets

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Missouri’s economic rebound from the Covid pandemic continues to lead the country. Figures released Wednesday by the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center show the state’s unemployment is now 6.9%. That rate ...

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The Baptist Home advocates for elderly during pandemic

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Rodney Harrison knows something about the elderly and how to care for them. During the pandemic Harrison has worked to gain support for aging issues and has spoken with the Missouri Deputy ...

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