Missouri

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Digital Content Producer
November 20, 2019 - 1:23 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KFTK) - The state of Missouri is still feeling the effects of this year's huge rainfall , with the latest consequence being the supply of pine trees for the holiday season. Tree farms in Missouri, Oregon, Michigan, North Carolina and Canada are reportedly in tight supply of...
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Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 6:29 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman whose husband’s corpse was found in a freezer in a bedroom inside their southwest Missouri home, where it may have been stored for nearly a year. Barbara Watters, 67, of Joplin, was arrested Thursday, a day after she was charged with...
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Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 11:02 am
ST. LOUIS (AP/KFTK) - Meteorite hunters were scouring farm fields for remnants of a basketball-size hunk of rock that blazed across the sky in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that several Washington University researchers and a separate duo that included Science Channel show...
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(Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Associated Press
October 31, 2019 - 7:57 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The top doctor at Missouri's sole abortion clinic on Wednesday defended its handling of four patients who faced complications — women whose care has been cited by the state as it seeks to revoke the clinic's license. The testimony from Dr. Colleen McNicholas at a hearing that could...
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FILE- In this file photo from Friday, June 28, 2019, Ashlyn Myers of the Coalition for Life St. Louis waves to a Planned Parenthood staff member. The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic is at stake starting Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, when a member of the state's Administrative Hearing Commission will begin hearing arguments over whether the clinic can keep its abortion license. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
Associated Press
October 28, 2019 - 2:35 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic is at stake starting Monday, when a member of the state's Administrative Hearing Commission will begin hearing arguments over whether the clinic can keep its abortion license. The hearing at a downtown St. Louis state office building is...
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Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 2:57 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Several students face discipline for editing a screenshot of a Missouri middle school website to include a racist slur against black people. Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark said Monday that the students posted the altered screenshot online so the image...
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MoDOT photo edit of Trump shirt
Missouri Department of Transportation
Digital Content Producer
October 21, 2019 - 1:18 pm
LOUISIANA, Mo. (KFTK) — The Northeast District of the Missouri Department of Transportation issued an apology Friday after posting a photo to Facebook that was edited to hide apparel supporting President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign. Friday, MoDOT crews demolished Old Champ Clark Bridge and allowed...
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