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Flood waters rise as more rain expected across Missouri

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Rain is expected across Missouri the next 10 days just as rivers are cresting along the eastern side of the state. Rivers and lakes continued to fill and crest, breaking years of ...

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Missouri Secretary of State says abortion referendum effort is unlawful

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has denied two pro-abortion referendum petitions today aimed at blocking sweeping pro-life legislation from becoming law. Ashcroft says the efforts are unconstitutional because part of the ...

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West Quincy evacuated as levee breaches

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Residents continue to flee West Quincy, Mo. this morning as part of a mandatory evacuation, following a levee breach along the Durgens Creek. State Rep. Louis Riggs, R-Hannibal, says a levee from ...

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Missouri road closures from flooding near record levels

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As levees breach in Northeastern Missouri, officials now say 300 road and highway closures are in effect across the state. The Missouri Department of Transportation says that the closures include a 67-mile ...

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MO Governor reports on storm recovery

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Governor Parson reports on storm recovery and urges Missourians to be prepared to take protective actions over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in which severe weather and flooding continue across the state. ...

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Missouri Gov. signs bill that protects babies after 8 weeks

Governor Mike Parson has signed the “Missouri Stands For the Unborn Act,” bill. Pro-life organizations say this is groundbreaking legislation that will save lives and set the standard for pro-life legislation nationwide. ...

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Eye witness accounts of Jeff City tornado sought

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The National Weather Service (NWS) in St. Louis says the Wednesday night tornado that struck Jefferson City appears to be an EF-3 but eye witness accounts could raise that category. NWS St. ...

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Photos show devastation in Jefferson City

Missouri’s state capitol of Jefferson City remains stunned by the devastation today after what some say may be categorized as an F-5 tornado hit the city. At least 12 other tornadoes tore ...

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‘Catastrophic’ tornado hits Jefferson City, other Missouri communities

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A major and catastrophic tornado has hit Missouri’s capital, Jefferson City. Gov. Mike Parson has issued a state-wide emergency saying that at least 13 tornadoes have touched down causing widespread destruction and ...

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MO Attorney General Schmitt, FBI prioritize child trafficking

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says human trafficking is an epidemic. He made the statement at a press conference Monday on Kansas City.  Now, the FBI’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task ...

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Missouri House passes fetal heartbeat bill

Missouri’s pro-life Heartbeat Bill is headed to the Governor’s desk after it was approved in the Missouri House today. The House vote was 110-44, and happened after about two hours of emotional ...

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Missouri Senate votes to end most abortions after heartbeat detected

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The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday to protect babies from abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy. The Republican-led Senate approved the legislation 24-10. It needs at least another vote of approval in the House of Representatives before it can head to Republican Gov. Mike ...

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Area State Rep. will need to learn to walk again after head-on accident

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State Rep. Rebecca Roeber, of Lee’s Summit, will need to learn to walk again after a head-on collision at the end of March. Missouri House Speaker Elijah Haahr says Roeber continues to ...

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Study finds Missouri has huge drug problem

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Missouri has a drug problem. That’s the conclusion of a study that found Missouri has one of the worst drug problems in the country while Kansas is significantly better. The personal-finance website ...

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New state budget stops in-state tuition money for illegal aliens

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Under a new state budget passed in the early hours of Friday, May 10 by the Missouri Legislature, people living in the country illegally will be prevented from receiving in-state tuition discounts ...

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Congress to debate flood disaster relief for Missouri, other states

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The U.S. House is expected to bring up a $17 billion federal disaster relief package this week that involves helping Midwestern farmers, including in Missouri. Northern Missouri Republican Congressman Sam Graves tells ...

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Tiny home neighborhood for veterans expands

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A homeless community continues to grow in south Kansas City but not as you might expect. It’s a neighborhood of tiny homes built to house homeless veterans from across western Missouri. Located ...

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Popular conservation sales tax could go back to voters

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It is expected to be standing room only as citizens fill a committee hearing room Monday. Legislators will hear testimony about a  proposed constitutional amendment concerning a popular sales tax. The amendment ...

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House advances bill to undo parts of George Soros-funded Clean Missouri Act

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State Representatives have given initial approval to a proposed measure that would ask voters whether to do away with parts of the voter-approved Clean Missouri amendment passed last November. The resolution aims ...

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St. Louis alderman wants National Guard troops to fight crime

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St. Louis alderman Brandon Bosley wants Governor Mike Parson to send Missouri National Guard troops to his city to fight crime. Parson says soldiers on the streets is not going to happen. ...

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Merger would make St. Louis 9th largest city in nation

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A state senator from St. Louis is optimistic the Missouri Legislature will approve her proposed constitutional amendment involving a possible St. Louis City and County merger by the end of session in ...

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New REAL ID being issued for air travelers in Missouri

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Time is running out for those who wish to fly without the new REAL ID. Missouri driver licenses and other forms of the new ID are now being offered in the state ...

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Missouri sheriff’s deputy, veteran spotted on camera saving American flag touching the ground, video goes viral

A sheriff’s deputy and veteran in Missouri went above the call of duty earlier this month after spotting an American flag on a broken flagpole that was nearly on the ground. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post the ...

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Flood emergency growing as rivers top banks

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Governor Mike Parson is urging Missourians to use caution around floodwater as Missouri’s rivers and streams begin cresting flood stage in some communities. The Missouri Emergency Management Agency is now being assisted ...

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Missouri lawmaker proposes bill that would require every state resident to own an AR-15

A bill recently introduced in the Missouri State House would require every state citizen to own an AR-15 rifle. Missouri state Rep. Andrew McDaniel (R) recently introduced the “McDaniel Militia Act,” which says that ...

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