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Pipeline explosion rocks Mexico, MO

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Some residents in Mexico, Missouri were literally knocked out of their beds early Sunday morning but it wasn’t an earthquake but a massive pipeline explosion rocked the city and surrounding area. Multiple ...

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State officials give grave warning: Get off the roads during Sunday’s snowstorm

With a rare March snowstorm barreling towards Kansas and Missouri, state officials are warning drivers to stay home. And while Saturday is the calm before the storm with even some sun peaking ...

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Missouri rolls out REAL ID this month

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The Missouri Department of Revenue says it will begin issuing REAL ID -compliant driver licenses and nondriver identification cards beginning March 25. The move is the final step for Missouri to satisfy ...

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Planned Parenthood loses court case over new Missouri law

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In a major setback for Planned Parenthood in Missouri, a judge has ruled that state restrictions were not “undue” burdens on women seeking abortions. Current Missouri law requires that abortionists have hospital admitting ...

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Missouri vehicle inspections step closer to going away

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Missouri is catching up to many other states when it comes to vehicle inspections. The Missouri House of Representatives has given preliminary approval for doing away with mandatory vehicle inspections. Current state ...

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University of Missouri challenged over ‘kangaroo court’ allegations

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State lawmakers in Missouri are threatening to withhold funding from the embattled University of Missouri if it fails to provide adequate due process to students accused of sexual assault. Critics say men ...

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Daycare ‘fight club’ under investigation by Missouri AG

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After video caught a St. Louis daycare running a violent “fight club” for toddlers, the state of Missouri is now officially investigating the incident. Horrific footage shows children as young as three punching ...

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Pedophile in pulpit: beloved dad outed by his wife, kids

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SOMERSET, Pa. – John and Clara Hinton arrived in Somerset, Pennsylvania in 1972. Just two years into their marriage and with a young daughter, the young couple was eager to start their ...

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Kidnapper dead after high speed chase

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A man is dead after kidnapping a woman and child from a Jefferson City home Wednesday night and leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase into Illinois. A press release from the ...

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Bill would ban drones over state prisons

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As drones become more common and of greater use to both criminals and terrorists, state legislators are considering bills to ban their use in certain places like prisons. Since 2016, the Missouri ...

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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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