Missouri

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
Missouri Governor's Office
Associated Press
October 15, 2019 - 1:54 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are developing a public safety campaign aimed at making young people aware of the risks of vaping. Republican Gov. Mike Parson said at a news conference Tuesday that he is directing leaders of the state health, education and public safety departments to...
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elk
Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 3:37 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Department of Conservation officials say the state's elk herd is on track to be large enough in 2020 for the first hunt in more than a century. The Springfield News-Leader reports that department officials outlined how a hunt will work if the rules get final...
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#scoopthepoop flags
Springfield, MO Police Department
Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 10:20 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown. The Police Department in Springfield, Missouri, posted photos of the flags in use on its Facebook page...
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police-tape
Associated Press
October 09, 2019 - 12:23 pm
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A central Missouri police officer has been charged with arranging to meet a woman and have sex with her 14-year-old daughter after it turned out that the woman was actually an undercover FBI employee. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the sex charge was filed Tuesday...
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Craig Barritt
Associated Press
October 08, 2019 - 4:08 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri taxpayers have spent $366,000 on private attorneys to defend former Gov. Eric Greitens’ use of a self-deleting text message app, according to a newspaper’s review of state records. The bulk of the spending was by the governor’s office, and about $161,000 of it...
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Digital Content Producer
October 07, 2019 - 9:46 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - October will feature the peak of three meteor showers lighting up the sky across the globe and two of those will happen on back-to-back nights this week. The Draconid and Southern Taurid meteor showers are expected to light up the night sky on Tuesday and Wednesday nights,...
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Pamela Hupp
Associated Press
October 04, 2019 - 3:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The 2011 murder of an eastern Missouri woman is getting new scrutiny. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Andy Binder on Friday confirmed an investigation by the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis in the death of Betsy Faria. It is the latest development in a string of...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
October 02, 2019 - 10:22 am
Jean Evans joins the show to discuss the impeachment inquiry against President Trump that was formally announced by Speaker Pelosi. Evans says that although she hates the continued attempt to take down our President, the calls for impeachment may play out well for the GOP. “A lot of those new house...
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ground cracking
Digital Content Producer
October 01, 2019 - 10:58 am
LILBOURN, Mo. (KFTK) — Three small earthquakes shook up the Missouri bootheel Monday – all in the same hour. The U.S. Geological Survey says three of the quakes happened during the 11 a.m. hour, clustered very close together near Lilbourn, Missouri along the New Madrid fault. Each quake measured...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 30, 2019 - 5:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ( KMBZ ) -- Hunters in Kansas and Missouri wait all year long for it, but hunting isn't always as easy as shooting and bagging a deer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning that it's possible for humans to contract tuberculosis from deer infected with the...
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