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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
October 16, 2017 - 7:59 am
Law enforcement officers are looking for two inmates who escaped from the Pemiscot County Jail in Caruthersville, Missouri. The two reportedly used an air duct to break out of the jail in the town of about 5,800 residents in the Missouri bootheel. The escape took place early Sunday morning. William...
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Marc LaVoie
October 13, 2017 - 6:45 am
The Universities of Kansas and Missouri are considering a revival of sorts for their dormant basketball rivalry. Mizzou and KU want to play an exhibition game Oct. 22 at Kansas City's Sprint Center to raise money for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and elsewhere in the U.S. The...
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Bill Grady
October 10, 2017 - 6:43 am
Environmentalists are worried after the Trump administration said the coal industry should not be singled out as a polluter. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is expected Tuesday to sign a proposed rule withdrawing from the Clean Power Plan, President Obama's concept to reduce...
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Marc LaVoie
October 10, 2017 - 6:01 am
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley released a video Tuesday morning announcing his candidacy for U.S. Senate. Hawley, 37, has emerged in recent years as a top Republican recruit to run against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill in 2018. In a campaign video, Hawley says McCaskill is a part of...
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September 14, 2017 - 7:03 am
You can goodbye to Missouri Gas Energy, at least in name. The utility is one of a handful that have been acquired by St. Louis-based Spire. "Our promise was to change the names of all of our natural gas utility companies," said Suzanne Sitherwood, Spire CEO. "September 25 is "Go Orange Day," and...
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Marc LaVoie
August 29, 2017 - 7:01 am
Multiple Missouri Mayors are backing a ballot measure to raise the state's minimum wage. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson is asking for signatures on a petition to support November 2018 ballot measure. The effort, called "Raise Up Missouri," requires 100,000 signatures by May. Kansas City Mayor Sly...
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Jim Cunningham
August 28, 2017 - 4:27 am
Details are still being finalized for President Donald Trump's trip to Springfield, Missouri this week. When the president or another dignitary comes to town, there could be hundreds of law enforcement officers assigned to the detail. Capt. Carl Abraham is a Kansas City police Tactical Response...
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August 11, 2017 - 7:51 am
Kansas City Mayor Sly James is reacting to last week's NAACP Missouri Travel advisory by working to calm the nerves of wary travelers. “We want to make sure the NAACP and all persons who have concerns over safety or discrimination know that Kansas City welcomes you,” James wrote in a statement...
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