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June 27, 2017 - 6:59 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A 23-year-old man has been arrested after smashing through two gates and driving onto the basketball court at the University of Missouri over the weekend, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Police were called early Sunday after a Volkswagen Passat was driven through a...
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June 02, 2017 - 3:19 pm
Columbia, MO - The University of Missouri will trim 474 faculty positions system-wide as the university struggles with dropping enrollment and declining state aid. About half of those positions are currently vacant, according to MU President Mun Choi. Part of these cuts - 51 faculty jobs at the...
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May 22, 2017 - 8:48 pm
Manchester Police have confirmed at least 19 people have died after an explosion at the Manchester Arena. The incident happend during an Ariana Grande concert. The US pop singer had just finished performing to an audience that included many children when there were reports of an explosion at the...
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Police lights flash at night
May 05, 2017 - 1:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A new law signed Friday by Kansas GOP Gov. Sam Brownback enhances penalties for those who commit crimes against police officers. Lawmakers in the House and Senate worked this week to pass the bill so Brownback could sign it Friday in honor of Kansas Law Enforcement Officers...
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A crisp American flag flys on the US Capitol building
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May 04, 2017 - 2:52 pm
Republicans have pushed their prized health care bill through the House. The mostly party-line 217-213 vote advances a bill that addresses their longtime pledge to erase the 2010 Obama health care law. Thursday's vote sends the measure to the Senate. Many senators consider the House bill too harsh...
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Topeka PD
May 02, 2017 - 6:08 pm
Topeka, KS - While on patrol Sunday, April 30, Topeka police officer Aaron Bulmer saw a four-year-old boy walking toward the pond in Central Park near 16th and Central Park Ave. As Bulmer exited his patrol car to speak to the child, he saw the boy fall into the water and begin thrashing. As seen in...
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May 02, 2017 - 3:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - President Donald Trump says he intends to appoint Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to the Council of Governors. A White House news release Monday said Trump wants to appoint Greitens and six other governors from Oklahoma, Connecticut, Montana, Minnesota, Alaska and Florida to...
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