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Illegal video gaming machines in Platte County will be destroyed

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The state of Missouri will destroy five illegal gaming devices in Platte County on Thursday. The video gaming machines, previously owned by Integrity Vending LLC, were seized in October 2018 by the ...

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Federal regulators criticize Missouri’s handling of missing foster children

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Federal regulators last week said Missouri’s foster care agency failed to adequately protect or locate children who went missing from foster care or properly provide medical or mental health treatment when located. The report, ...

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Kansas, Missouri team up on national security issues

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The states of Missouri and Kansas are teaming up on an initiative to raise awareness of national security operations in the Midwest. The National Security Crossroads is a branding effort to draw ...

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Evangel University changes name of mascot from Crusader to Valor

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The Evangel University Crusaders are no more. The evangelical school in Springfield, Missouri changed the name of its mascot to Valor. “The process of selecting a new mascot that best represented our ...

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Missouri cites Down syndrome provision in defending pro-life law in federal court

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Attorneys for the state of Missouri focused on Down syndrome diagnoses as the battle over the state’s new pro-life law continued in federal court on Tuesday. “We have to ask ourselves who ...

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Fire at historic Kansas City church being investigated as arson

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Federal authorities are investigating a fire at historic Harlem Baptist Church in Kansas City as arson. The fire last Saturday gutted the front of the church and left half of its eight ...

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Photo ID for voting is back on agenda for Missouri Legislature

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Jay Ashcroft, Missouri secretary of state, is giving it another shot to legislate photo ID requirements for voting. Polls show Missourians favor voter ID. “If you show up with a cable bill, ...

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Missouri Chamber of Commerce opposes Biden vaccine mandates

The controversial COVID-19 vaccine mandate from the Biden administration will affect 100 million Americans including those working for Missouri businesses. Regulations for federal workers will apply to more than 3,700 companies in ...

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Palestinian student removes 9/11 memorial flags on university campus

Fadel Alkilani, student union vice president of finance at Washington University in St. Louis, removed nearly 3,000 flags commemorating the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The Young America’s Foundation placed the flags ...

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Democrats spar with Missouri Governor over removal of homosexual history exhibit

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The war of words over a homosexual exhibit at the Missouri Capitol is heating up. Gov. Mike Parson said it was taken down after he received complaints and because it wasn’t approved ...

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Public-private partnership leads to more than 100 human trafficking arrests

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A local Kansas City area organization, DeliverFund, provided support to a multistate operation to stop human trafficking. Operation United Front resulted in 102 arrests and the rescue of 47 victims and sex ...

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Texas heartbeat law could affect pending pro-life legislation in Missouri

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The new pro-life heartbeat law in Texas could have repercussions in Missouri. The law prohibits abortion after a heartbeat is detected, typically around six weeks. “The Missouri Times” reviewed several pro-life measures ...

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Concerned Women for America endorses Vicky Hartzler for U.S. Senate

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Concerned Women for America has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate from Missouri. “She is a woman of great faith and deep conviction,” Penny Young Nance, ...

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Missouri judge dismisses challenge to state’s Second Amendment Preservation Act

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An attempt by the Biden administration to block Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act has failed. A Cole County judge sided with the state last week, the day before the new law was ...

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Interstate highway system began in Missouri 65 years ago this month

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As Missouri celebrates its bicentennial this year, another milestone also is taking place. Lebanon, Mo., is considered the birthplace of the interstate highway system, which began 65 years ago this month. In ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley one of many of legislators calling on Biden to resign

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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley on Thursday called on President Joe Biden to resign after at least 13 U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan. “We must reject the falsehood peddled by a ...

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Missouri strongly supports pro-life heartbeat bill, survey finds

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The pro-life heartbeat bill signed by Gov. Mike Parson has strong support from Missouri voters, a new poll from St. Louis University and YouGov found. The survey, which included questions about a ...

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Missouri AG files suit to reverse school mask mandates

For many area students, face masks are as much a part of back-to-school supplies as backpacks and notebooks. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, however, has filed a class-action lawsuit in an effort ...

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Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri flip-flops on abortion

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The list of pro-life Democrat politicians continues to shrink. Lucas Kunce, who has announced his candidacy to replace Roy Blunt in the U.S. Senate, now calls himself pro-choice. Kunce unsuccessfully challenged Republican ...

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Missouri added 15,000 jobs in July after ending extra unemployment

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s decision earlier this summer to end additional federal unemployment benefits has had a positive effect on the state’s jobs and economy. Missouri payrolls added exactly 15,000 non-farm jobs ...

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Judge rules against St. Louis County mask mandate while court considers case

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A circuit judge has ruled that St. Louis County cannot enforce a mask mandate for now. Judge Ellen “Nellie” Ribaudo issued a preliminary injunction ordering the county to stop taking action to ...

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Kansas City-area family sues park rangers for false arrest in Yellowstone

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A Kansas City area Family’s vacation in Yellowstone National Park ended by being held at gunpoint by Park Rangers. The incident has led to a lawsuit claiming rangers and Wyoming sheriff’s deputies ...

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Kids finding Christ at popular Branson camp despite reduced attendance

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Although fewer kids are attending, Kids Across America in Branson is back in business this summer after remaining closed in 2020 because of the pandemic. Despite the challenges, lives are still being ...

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Trump praises Parson for pardoning McCloskeys on gun charges

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Gov. Mike Parson’s pardon of Mark and Patricia McCloskey on gun charges last month has received the approval of former President Donald Trump. “Congratulations to Gov. Mike Parson of Missouri for having ...

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Former governor, senator Kit Bond participates in Missouri bicentennial celebration

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Kit Bond looked back on his days of service to Missouri while in Jefferson City this week for the state’s bicentennial celebration. Bond, 82, held the positions of auditor, governor and U.S. ...

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