(Harrison Keegan/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 8:15 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police in Springfield, Missouri, said they arrested a man who showed up at a Walmart store carrying a rifle and wearing body armor, terrifying shoppers who fled from the store. Springfield police posted on Facebook that "an armed individual" was arrested Thursday. No shots...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:58 pm
(KFTK) - Unmanned surveillance balloons are being launched to conduct "persistent surveillance" for narcotic trafficking and homeland security threats over six Midwest states. Missouri and Illinois are among the states that these 25 high-altitude, solar-powered balloons will fly over possibly...
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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley
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August 05, 2019 - 2:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley introduced legislation last week that would place limits on "addictive features" of social media. The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act proposes to ban aspects of social media such as infinite scrolling, autoplay and...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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July 31, 2019 - 5:40 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KFTK) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is heading to Australia for a trade mission. Parson is scheduled to leave Thursday and return Aug. 10. Tomorrow, we depart for Australia for our second international Trade Mission. One way we can improve infrastructure and workforce...
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(Children's Mercy Kansas City)
July 31, 2019 - 1:36 pm
(KFTK) - The neonatal intensive care unit at one Missouri hospital is experiencing a small baby boom. Not because of the number of babies being cared for, but because of the number of babies the staff is having. There are 36 Children's Mercy Hospital NICU nurses giving birth this year. As of July...
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July 31, 2019 - 11:27 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to stop a Missouri law that bans abortions beyond the eighth week of pregnancy from taking effect Aug. 28. Lawyers for the ACLU and Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services of...
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Johnny Lopez
July 26, 2019 - 11:12 am
Your emotional support dog could never! If you want to get away from all the stresses of modern living, an upstate New York bed and breakfast wants you to put your phone down and cuddle a cow. Mountain Horse Farm in Naples, New York has enlisted the services of their two bovine beauties, Bonnie and...
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Jason Kander
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July 26, 2019 - 10:32 am
By MARGARET STAFFORD and JIM SALTER Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Not so many months ago, Jason Kander was spending his life on airplanes. The picture of youth and energy, Kander was in demand from Democratic groups across the U.S., a military veteran from middle America making a...
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July 25, 2019 - 3:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is trying to increase pressure on Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft to process petitions that would allow the organization to begin collecting signatures to put a law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote...
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