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More Missouri counties included in disaster relief request

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The state of Missouri has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand last week’s federal disaster declaration for the state in two ways. Governor Mike Parson’s office is requesting FEMA ...

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‘Journey of Hope’ to stop in Topeka July 14 for second straight year

The Journey of Hope team will be arriving this year in Topeka Sunday, July 14, at the Kansas Neurological Institute (KNI) for a visit with residents. This stop comes immediately after a ...

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Abortions will continue through August at Missouri Planned Parenthood

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Missouri’s last abortion clinic will be allowed to operate until August after a decision today by the Administrative Hearing Commission.  The Planned Parenthood clinic has injured at least 74 women in botched ...

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No more abortions by Planned Parenthood in Missouri

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The last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri has again lost its license and cannot perform the procedure. The current license for the abortion center expired Friday and the Missouri Department ...

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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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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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Kansas City could get USDA research facility

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In recent years Kansas City has been trying to shed its old moniker as “Cowtown.” That may be more difficult as it’s considered for a new USDA site. Kansas City is among ...

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Performances are highlight of drowning miracle film ‘Breakthrough’

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With a commitment to uplifting people through entertainment, film producer DeVon Franklin certainly has developed a reputation for crafting faith-based cinema with a nod to the miraculous. From the dramatic rescue that ...

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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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Gas tax hike redux as lawmakers consider ways to fix roads

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Missouri lawmakers are in a race to fix the state’s roads before its too late. An effort to hike Missouri’s gas tax by 10 cents over four years to help fix roads ...

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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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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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Violent crime in Kansas City targeted by attorney general

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Kansas City has joined the attorney general’s efforts intended to fight and prosecute violent crime. Among the most violent cities in the nation, Kansas City is joined by St. Louis and, surprisingly, ...

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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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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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First Lady Melania Trump unveils Christmas at the White House

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Those who have seen it say it is the most beautiful the White House has been decorated for Christmas in decades. This year’s White House Christmas theme, “American Treasures,” honors the unique ...

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Area highways very busy for Thanksgiving travel

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More than 54 million Americans are traveling this week, journeying 50 miles or more away from home to celebrate Thanksgiving. How will holiday travel affect Kansas and Missouri drivers? Those numbers will impact local residents as I-70, ...

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Missouri makes list of world’s most intriguing places

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What do Missouri, Tel Aviv and and Kyoto, Japan all have in common? Top places to visit, that’s all! The nation’s leading business newspaper has listed them as must sees for travelers. ...

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Hyperloop between Kansas City and St. Louis possible?

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Virgin Hyperloop One has announced the results of a feasibility study on a planned route connecting Kansas City, Columbia and St. Louis. The study, which has yet to be published in full, purports that ...

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Missouri Planned Parenthood loses in court–again

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A federal district court has ruled against abortion provider Planned Parenthood’s attempt to block a state law requiring that abortion doctors have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The law is meant to ...

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These 7 Missouri counties may decide US Senate race

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Republicans and Democrats are focusing a lot of attention on seven Missouri counties that some say will be pivotal in the U.S. Senate race between Attorney General Josh Hawley and U.S. Sen. ...

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Missouri News Briefs

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Missouri inmate, his wife plead guilty in tax fraud scheme A married couple has pleaded guilty in a scheme in which southwest Missouri jail inmates tried to unlawfully land big tax refunds. ...

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Apartment features all-in-one bathroom and kitchen

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It reminds some of the Seinfeld episode where Kramer moves his kitchen into the shower. But this is no comedy gag. News that a tiny studio apartment in St. Louis has a ...

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