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Duck Boat tragedy takes 9 of 11 family members as video shows final moments

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A fun vacation made up of three generations of one family has turned into a nightmare. Of the 11 members of the Coleman family that traveled together from Indianapolis to Branson, Missouri., ...

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UPDATE: Death toll rises in Duck Boat accident, children among victims

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At least 13 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists capsized and sank on a lake during a thunderstorm in that slammed into Branson, Mo. authorities said Friday. The “duck” ...

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New Missouri budget includes jump in public school safety funds, but state still lags behind

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The new state budget signed into law dedicates $300,000 to address school safety demands within Missouri’s K-12 public districts. Details are still being worked out about the best way the funds will ...

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Senator Blunt on Meet the Press

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Missouri Republican U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is becoming a favorite guest on Sunday news shows as he appeared on Meet the Press. Yesterday marked at least his third appearance in 2018 on ...

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Residents shaken after fireworks company explosion

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An explosion at a pyrotechnic company in southwest Missouri’s Polk County Tuesday night left one woman in serious condition at a hospital after she was trapped inside. There’s more information about that ...

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Missouri town designated National Historic Park

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President Trump is being thanked this week after he designated St. Genevieve, Mo. as a national historic park. The town is a favorite attraction for visitors and boasts many buildings dating to ...

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Hawley challenges McCaskill to debate

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Supporters were not in short supply this week in Springfield to welcome Attorney General Josh Hawley and hear him lay down a debate challenge for his 2018 U.S. Senate race. The popular ...

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Dog stays by 3-year-old’s side overnight until rescued

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Just as the weekend was about to begin, a family in southeast Missouri had reason to celebrate. Three-year-old Remington “Remy” Elliott and her dog, Fat Heath, were found safe and sound after ...

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New governor earns praise from Congressional delegation

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One of the first acts of Missouri’s new governor resulted in bipartisan support and praise from the state’s congressional delegation. Republican Gov. Mike Parson, a strong Christian, called a rare meeting yesterday ...

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New governor to speak to rare joint session of legislature

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In a rare joint session of the Legislature, Missouri’s new governor is expected to speak today in Jeff City. Governor Mike Parson (R) will speak around 5:05 p.m State Rep. Travis Fitzwater, ...

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Governor Greitens to resign though he remains defiant

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Missouri’s Republican Governor Eric Greitens is bowing to pressure from both sides of the political aisle and now says he’ll resign from off on June 1.  Greitens made the announcement at his ...

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Greitens launches TV ad in bid to keep job

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Governor Eric Greitens’ campaign has launched a television ad across Missouri by touting the dismissal of the governor’s felony invasion of privacy case. The commercial goes on to call St. Louis Circuit ...

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Higher fuel tax to fund improved highways, bridges

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Missouri drivers, tired of having some of the nation’s worst roads, have been less resistant recently to increased taxes to improve them. Part of the lack of resistance could be the booming ...

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Legislature works to put Right-to-Work on ballot

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Right-to-work ballot measures may be on the ballot soon. A resolution passed in the Senate at roughly 5 a.m. Friday after a nearly 12-hour filibuster would move the voting date for a ...

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Missouri has a booming export to Kansas: sex offenders

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While many Missourians may be relieved that sex offenders are leaving the state, Kansas and other neighboring states may be struggling with the influx. Missouri’s one-size-fits-all approach sends hundreds of sex offenders ...

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Parents thank strangers who prayed with son who lay dying

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The family of a St. Joseph man are thanking drivers who stopped to help and pray with him as he lay dying on a Lee’s Summit highway. Cody Harter, 23, a member ...

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MO Supreme Court to hear case of prosecutor

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The Missouri Supreme Court is considering whether a long-serving Kansas City area prosecutor will be punished for targeting letter writers after a court case.  A disciplinary counsel contends Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd ...

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Kansas City cleans up, more tornado threats today

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Kansas City residents are cleaning up from straight-line winds and at least one tornado that touched down west of Belton overnight. Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and isolated tornadoes will continue threaten lives ...

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Former FBI agent who investigated Greitens pleads 5th under oath

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In yet another strange turn of events in the prosecution of Governor Eric Greitens, the former FBI agent who was hired by the St. Louis Prosecutor’s office invoked the Fifth Amendment as ...

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Greitens faces yet another felony charge

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Governor Greitens has another possible felony charge to deal with as his trial is scheduled to begin May 14. Attorney General Josh Hawley’s announcement of a potential felony crime by Governor Eric ...

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House committee releases report on Greitens’ case

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Just moments after a bi-partisan report was released on allegations against Gov. Eric Greitens, the governor held a 30-minute press conference blasting it. Greitens described the report as “one-sided tabloid trash gossip.” ...

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Missouri House passes new requirements for food stamp recipients

Under a bill passed by the Missouri House, able-bodied individuals receiving welfare would be required seek work or job training. If individuals did not comply with work requirements they could lose their food ...

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Police spokesman says prosecutors are lying in Greitens investigation

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The spokesman for the St. Louis Police Department says the office of democrat Circuit Court Attorney Kim Gardner, who is leading the charge against Gov. Eric Greitens, is not telling the truth ...

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MO Legislator questions “gun free zones”

State Rep. Jered Taylor thinks there’s a problem with guns. Gun free zones. Pioneered by Al Gore, critic say the zones only tell would-be killers that potential victims are defenseless. The Nixa ...

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Missouri Pro-Life Legislative Update

Missouri Right to Life extends sincere thanks to Governor Eric Greitens and to the Missouri Legislature for their passage of Senate Bill 5. Many unborn babies and their mothers will be protected ...

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