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I don't think I've ever seen this before. The coldest temperature in the U.S. on Wednesday was a -14 degree reading in Cassville, Missouri…and that INCLUDES Alaska, where they are having an overall mild winter (so far, it's going to get cold there). Here's a list of low temps. in SW Missouri. Grandby MO ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- A southwest Missouri teacher has been charged with having sexual contact with a student. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 30-year-old Elizabeth Ashley Morgan, of Lebanon, has been released on $5,000 bond after the charges were filed Friday. Morgan, who ...
When he was running for Missouri governor, Eric Greitens wrote a letter lambasting politicians who refuse to take responsibility for their actions. In his brief time in politics, he wrote two years ago, he has been exposed to: "Liars, cowards, sociopaths. They are often deeply broken and disturbed people, ...
The Missouri House has passed legislation to require some business to hang posters advertising the national human trafficking hotline. ... promote public awareness of human trafficking in the state, which she says is a hotspot because of its central location in the U.S. Missouri is bordered by eight states.

The flu is bad this year and no state in the country is seeing higher rates of it than Missouri. That's according to Kinsa, a company that makes "smart thermometers" and has analyzed data collected from more than 1 million users nationwide. Kinsa's thermometers connect to smartphones and can take a fever ...
St. Louis • Hair braiders in Missouri have lost an appeal over a state requirement that they must be licensed like barbers and cosmetologists. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday affirmed a lower court ruling in St. Louis that upheld the Missouri law. The state requires 1,000 hours of training for ...
Missouri governor admits affair after blackmail accusations surface. Thu, Jan 11. Gov. Eric Greitens admitted that he had been "unfaithful" in his marriage before he became governor, but denied accusations that he threatened to blackmail the woman, with his attorney calling the claims "outrageous" and "false." Share Video ...
police said two victims two died and two others were wounded in a shooting that happened near St. Robert in Pulaski County, Missouri Thursday. police said someone called them around 2:50 p.m. and said they noticed a car parked in the 2200 block of Houston Road, which is near the St. Robert City limits ...
Missouri's governor, a rising star in the Republican Party, has admitted to an extramarital affair, but he denies allegations of blackmail. St. Louis Public Radio's Jason Rosenbaum looks at whether the governor's political career can survive the revelations. JASON ROSENBAUM, BYLINE: Last night was ...
The Missouri Telehealth Network would then work with telephone companies and other organizations to put new broadband into facilities. Each organization would create a special line just for telemedicine. This partnership changed when the use of electronic health records became a standard practice.
Responding to a bombshell news report that overshadowed his annual address to the legislature, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Wednesday night acknowledged that he's been "unfaithful" in his marriage but denies allegations that he blackmailed the woman he had an extramarital affair with to stay quiet.
Man convicted of abducting and killing a 10-year-old Missouri girl has been sentenced to death. Jan. 12, 2018, at 12:16 a.m.. Man Sentenced to Death for ... Wood snatched Hailey off a Springfield, Missouri, street in daylight in front of horrified witnesses. He took her to his home, where he raped her and shot her in the head.
The US District Court in the Western District of Missouri issued a warrant for Rahmon Allen, aka "Fat Boy", in February of 2014. He was charged with conspiracy to distribute a thousand kilograms or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of marijuana and cocaine in an amount of five ...
St. Louis (AP) -- Hair braiders in Missouri have lost an appeal over a state requirement that they must be licensed like barbers and cosmetologists. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday affirmed a lower court ruling in St. Louis that upheld the Missouri law. The state requires 1,000 hours of training ...

Columbia, MO. (AP) _ Jontay Porter had 15 points and 10 rebounds in his first career start, and Missouri overcame a sluggish start to defeat Georgia 68-56 on Wednesday night. Georgia cut a second half, 10-point deficit to two on Rayshaun Hammonds' 3-pointer, but the Tigers went on a 7-0 run thanks to ...
Kansas City, MO -- A new billboard welcomes drivers to Missouri with an unwelcome message about state roads. The sign is located in Kansas City off I-35 and Southwest Trafficway. The sign says, "Welcome to Missouri, home of some of America's most outdated roads and bridges. Hello, Governor ...
A federal appeals court in St. Louis ruled Thursday that African-style hair braiders in Missouri must be licensed like barbers and cosmetologists. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling in St. Louis a case brought by two people who are paid to do hair braiding, challenging the ...
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address on Jan. 8. Responding to a news report that overshadowed the speech, Greitens acknowledged he had been "unfaithful" in his marriage but denied allegations that he blackmailed the woman to stay quiet. Jeff Roberson/AP hide ...
Two young women killed while trying to get their stalled vehicle off an eastern Missouri roadway were army reservists. Jan. 10, 2018 ... Family friend Teresa Reando, of Festus, Missouri, says Brown had dreams of becoming a lawyer and had signed up for classes at Jefferson College hours before the crash.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A second suspect has been arrested in the Christmas Eve slaying of a man in Joplin, Missouri. The Joplin Globe reports that police arrested 47-year-old Artilius Jordan without incident Thursday evening. police say he fatally shot 47-year-old Sean Harris at apartment complex Dec. 24. Police ...
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) -- Jarrid Rhodes made five 3-pointers for 15 points, Alize Johnson had 11 points, 12 rebounds and four assists for his ninth double-double, and Missouri State beat Valparaiso 67-50 on Sunday. Valpo had its 13-game home winning streak snapped, the first home loss as a member ...
The official portrait of former Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) will be presented this week in Jefferson City. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon delivers his final State of the State Address. (January 2016 photo courtesy of Tim Bommel at House Communications). Nixon spokesman Scott Holste says the ...
St. Louis ( - The new laws going into effect in 2018 impact everything from your paycheck to what happens to your pet if you get divorced. New laws for Missouri: The minimum wage will go up by 15 cents, making the new minimum wage $7.85 an hour. The last time there was a minimum wage ...
"Missouri cannot afford to let another year pass without taking this common-sense step already taken by every other state." The Greitens administration also gave a $250,000 no-bid contract to pharmacy benefits company Express Scripts to establish and oversee the database of distributors in the state.
This is your conscience calling. I speak to all of you who call yourselves conservatives -- the champions of limited government and economic freedom. Another year has come and gone and what do you have to show for it? "Too damned little," I say, given super-majorities in both houses of the Legislature ...
WASHINGTON • The elections for Congress in Missouri and Illinois in 2018 can be forecast heavily on one unknowable: How popular will the tax cuts just passed by Congress be in November? For now, that question is leaning heavily toward the Democrats' opposition to it. Republicans, some of whom face ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Department of Corrections will ban smoking in prisons this year. The News Tribune reports that all of the department's facilities will be tobacco-free starting April 1. Staff, offenders, visitors and contractors won't be allowed to possess or use tobacco products inside ...
However, Missouri lawmakers passed a bill that blocked the increase from taking place. They felt the city's minimum wage should be consistent with the state's minimum-wage. During the past five years, Missouri's minimum wage has increased $.50. The minimum wage in Illinois remains unchanged. A total ...
New measures and some issues left unresolved in the last legislative session will be on the agenda when the Missouri General Assembly begins its 2018 session Wednesday. That's according to Sen. Ron Richard, R-Joplin, who as senate president pro-tem, has a major impact on deciding the issues that ...
Kansas City, MO. -- A new Missouri law taking effect next week could impact thousands of individuals with a criminal record. The state is greatly expanding who qualifies to get their record wiped clean. Malekia Morton is a proud mom of two, but she admits she's made some mistakes. "I committed a lot of ...
The arrest is the latest in a string of legal incidents for the former Missouri star. During his time in Columbia, Green-Beckham was charged twice for marijuana possession and then was dismissed from the team by then-coach Gary Pinkel after he was accused of pushing a woman down a flight of stairs.
People are urged to minimize disturbance of the snowy owls, as they are already stressed due to food shortage in their normal winter habitat. Missouri birders are getting a winter treat. Snowy owls are being spotted in the state and throughout the Midwest. But the visit from this owl species from the Arctic is ...
On New Year's Day, he'll lead another one at the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary in West Alton, Missouri. In recent years, Korotev said, some bird populations like meadowlarks and other grassland birds have dipped in number. However, other birds like vultures and species of gull birds have grown.
The legislation shrank Missouri's lifetime limit on cash payments under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to 45 months from 60 months. It also increased requirements for low-income parents to get job training, do volunteer work or complete high-school and vocational education.
Kansas City, MO. (AP) -- police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a prank call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn't involved in the dispute. police say the death Thursday in Wichita, Kansas, may have ...
The flu season worsened across the United States last week as the number of states reporting widespread flu jumped to 36. In Missouri, there were 8,458 cases reporting in the week that ended Dec. 23, compared with 1,157 during the same week last year. Five influenza related deaths were reported in the ...
Missouri's Republican-led Legislature this year passed a bill to block a St. Louis city ordinance that raised the minimum wage to $10 an hour. Elsewhere in the nation, voters and liberal politicians have made minimum wage increases a priority in recent years, a response in part to growing income inequality ...
Like many Missourians, I'm deeply concerned about the headlines we've read about state and local government in the past year. Workplace harassment and discrimination have led to millions of taxpayer dollars being spent on lawsuits. Misuse, and even theft, of public resources. Allegations of abuse and ...
Missouri Caregiver Charged in Killing of 94-Year-Old woman. A St. Louis man is accused of fatally beating and stabbing a 94-year-old woman in his care, then calling a ride-hailing car service and abandoning her body at her home. Dec. 28, 2017, at 9:04 a.m.. Missouri Caregiver Charged in Killing of 94-Year-Old Woman ...
The legislation shrank Missouri's lifetime limit on cash payments under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to 45 months from 60 months. It also increased requirements for low-income parents to get job training, do volunteer work or complete high school and vocational education.
The Missouri Department of Conservation encourages you to recycle and use your live Christmas tree to improve wildlife habitat in ponds and lakes once the holiday is over. fisheries Regional Supervisor Christopher Kennedy says trees placed in lakes and ponds give fish a place to hide from predators ...
Missouri also doesn't base charter school scores on exactly the same factors. On top of that, about 48.9 percent of Lafayette's students scored proficient or advanced in English on state standardized tests and 36.7 percent did so in math, which is better than all but four St. Louis district schools for English and ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Missouri State Highway Patrol cancelled an Amber Alert after a missing one-year-old Springfield boy was found safe in Texas on Christmas. The boy, Eli Bandurocskiy, was last seen with his father last Friday night in Springfield, Missouri. Authorities suspect the child was abducted ...
Nearly 300 Senate and more than 500 House proposals have been filed so far for the 2018 Missouri legislative session. The issues the Republican-controlled legislature are expected to focus on during the regular session include further restrictions on liability lawsuits and abortions, a proposed statewide ...
Republican Eric Schmitt of Glendale distinguished himself in the state legislature during the 2014 session when he authored a measure that lowers income taxes starting in 2018. Last week, he sent an open letter to Missouri lawmakers asking them to not to change current law that binds the state standard ...
How would you respond to the question posed in the headline? Looking at Missouri's corporate income tax rate, you might say no. At a maximum of 6.5 percent, Missouri's corporate income tax is much lower than, say, Iowa, where it is 12 percent. But several states have a zero corporate tax rate. It also is ...
No parent should have to choose between caring for a loved one and keeping their income, but this is the unacceptable reality that many families here Missouri and across America face each day. Millions of Americans do not have access to paid family and medical leave, which means that taking time off ...




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