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Rep. Hartlzer updates state lawmakers on pressing national issues

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U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, who represents Missouri’s 4th Congressional District, met with state lawmakers this week to discuss pressing federal issues. Hartzler, a popular Republican whose district encompasses a large rural swath plus ...

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Death row inmates could make an organ donation under new law

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Should inmates on death row be allowed to make an organ donation before their execution? That’s the question before Missouri legislators. A controversial bill before lawmakers would allow death row inmates to ...

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Pastor on date night with wife killed outside bowling alley

A pastor on a date night his wife and several other couples turned tragic resulting in the pastor death. Police have revealed that Rev. Demetrius Stewart was the man fatally shot and ...

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States move to allow Bible as textbook in public schools

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The Supreme Court has previously ruled that the Bible may be used, and studied in school, for historical and literary purposes acknowledging the Bible’s significance in the development of Western literature, law ...

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State lawmakers shocked at $532 million budget deficit

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Missouri’s Department of Revenue is in a pickle after it shocked state lawmakers Wednesday by announcing a $532 million dollar budget deficit. The news has state lawmakers wondering what happened, who’s to blame ...

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Missouri gym owner defends ‘stance for tolerance’ after demanding member stop wearing pro-Trump shirt

The owner of an eastern Missouri fitness center in the town of Troy is defending herself from an online firestorm that erupted when a member said he was told to change out ...

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Missouri man among casualties from attack in Syria

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A St. Louis man is among four Americans killed this week in a suicide bombing attack in Syria. Governor Mike Parson says a Pentagon official called to inform him that Scott Wirtz ...

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Columbia, Mo police under fire for protecting sex trafficking ring

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A Central Missouri film producer has produced a documentary that is shaking the public’s confidence in the Columbia, Mo. police department after allegations they protected a sex trafficking ring. Citizens for Justice, ...

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Could weekend Kansas City snowstorm delay AFC game?

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Local meteorologists aren’t wasting any time in warning of a major winter storm striking Kansas and Missouri this Friday into Saturday. The storm will have significant impact on the Chief’s Sunday game. ...

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McCaskill lands lucrative gig as MSNBC ‘analyst’

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During the campaign for Missouri Senator, Claire McCaskill modeled herself as a middle-of-the-road centrist, for which finding common ground was her only goal. She repeatedly told voters she was a moderate who ...

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Ozark will move cross after pressure from out-of-state group

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Ozark, Missouri is bowing to pressure from a group that regularly sues local governments and will move a cross from a public park. Under pressure from the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation, ...

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Businesses use poster to join fight against human trafficking

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You most likely didn’t know it, but Friday was dedicated to saving people from human trafficking.  Though the day was observed as Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the entire month of January is ...

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Missouri’s Hartzler introduces bill to defund Planned Parenthood

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Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler  introduced a bill in the House this week to defund Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. The bill would “place a one-year moratorium on all federal funding ...

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Missouri Right to Life lists legislative successes, looks at 2019

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As the 2019 legislative session kicks off, we reflect on what is now history and look ahead to begin making a future for those whose lives are in danger from abortion and ...

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Missouri Capitol shrouded for $50 million renovation

The $50 million project to renovate the Missouri Capitol building in Jefferson City is on schedule to be completed in roughly two years. The task includes a full restoration of the structure’s ...

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Some Missouri hospitals now grudgingly posting costs online

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Hospitals across Missouri are ringing in the new year with more accountability to their patients.  New guidelines for disclosure of patient costs that started January 1st.  It’s the hospital price transparency rule and ...

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Missouri’s wage hike takes effect, small business holds breath

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Beginning today, people entering the workforce and receiving minimum pay will now make $8.60 per hour, up from $7.85 in 2018. With the passage of Proposition B in November’s election, the wage ...

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Left on red light OK under new Missouri bill

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Sometimes drivers are not sure if turning right on red is permissible. Now, a bill in the state legislature would allow motor vehicles to turn left on a red light when turning ...

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Christmas Eve busy time for churches across America

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At the nondenominational, multi-campus Faith Church in Missouri, Christmas Eve will be the culmination of a long weekend of creative celebration focused on family, Christ and saving souls. “Each service is another opportunity to ...

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Missouri has most seismic activities east of Rocky Mountains

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Southeast Missouri’s Bootheel region is home to the most active seismic area in the country east of the Rocky Mountains according to the state Department of Natural Resources. Emergency management agency officials ...

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McCaskill gives final interview as Senator to Rachel Maddow

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During the campaign for the U.S. Senate, Claire McCaskill modeled herself as a middle-of-the-road Democrat who represented a bi-partisan spirit ready to work with Donald Trump. In fact, she heaped praise on ...

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Ozark, MO faces legal action over cross, reverses decision to dim the lights

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The City of Ozark in southwest Missouri is embroiled in controversy after receiving a letter from the legal department of Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). The letter concerns a illuminated cross on ...

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Far left sets sights on investigating Josh Hawley

Missouri leftist organzations are again calling for an immediate investigation of newly elected Missouri Senator Josh Hawley. In a move that upholds the non-partisan nature of his responsibilities, Republican Missouri Secretary of ...

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Missouri woman helped decorate White House

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A Northwest Missouri woman was one 200 volunteers from across the nation selected to decorate the White House this year. Cindy Roy of Trenton was selected out of more than 6,000 that ...

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Missouri medical marijuana law goes into effect

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Missouri will now join over 30 other states that have legalized medical marijuana. Physicians will be able to prescribe medical marijuana for approved diseases and conditions. Authorized patients will be able to ...

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