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Bios for Candidates for Missouri U.S. Senate

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Who are the many candidates in the August 7 Primary? Here is the latest information available. Democrat Candidates CARLA (COFFEE) WRIGHT BIO: Graduate of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park;9 no ...

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McCaskill jumping gun on Duck Boat safety legislation?

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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has come under fire for proposing legislation to address the Duck Boat tragedy even as the investigation has just begun. Her “safety plan” comes after she and Senator ...

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Did duck boat captain turn off camera before it sank?

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The National Transportation and Safety Board has retrieved the “black box” that included details and audio and video recordings from the fateful duck boat. The Ride-the-Ducks amphibious vehicle found itself int he ...

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Efforts grows to shut down duck boats after tragedy

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The call to shut down Duck Boat tours is louder after the fatal sinking of one of the amphibious vehicles took 17 lives in Missouri a week ago. A petition drive was ...

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Hollywood inserting itself into Missouri Prop A measure

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Hollywood is inserting itself into Missouri’s Aug. 7 election as Unions attempt to repeal the state’s Right to Work law by opposing Proposition A. Actor John Goodman of “Roseanne” fame and a ...

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Memorial held for Ride the Ducks victims

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The 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on Lake Taneycomo outside Branson were remembered Sunday during a memorial service attended by around 200 people in the tourism community of Branson. ...

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Duck boat survivor, who lost husband and three kids, shares heartbreaking details

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“Grab the baby!” Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into Lake Taneycomo outside Branson. The accident killed 17 people, ...

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KC area State Rep. to resign Sunday

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The Missouri House Minority Leader will resign her seat in the State Legislature, effective Sunday. State Rep. Gail McCann Beatty, D-Kansas City, who’s in her eighth and final year in the House ...

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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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