missouri

Marc LaVoie
January 17, 2019 - 7:28 am
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson laid out his agenda for infrastructure and workforce development in his state of the state address. The governor proposed a new $22-million grant program to help adults get degrees they need to land high-demand jobs. He also called for $16 million for colleges and...
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Bill Grady
January 04, 2019 - 6:27 am
A bill to eliminate property taxes for senior citizens will come up in the next legislative session in Missouri. Republican state representative Bill Kidd of Independence will prefile the measure next week. It is being drafted now and could work one of two ways; an outright waiver of property tax...
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KMBZ News Staff
January 03, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Grandview, MO - A 59-year-old man is hospitalized in serious condition after falling through ice on a pond around 10:20 this morning in the 800 block of Lakeview Drive in Grandview, near I-49 and 135th. A 911 call alerted police and firefighters that the man had fallen through. According to...
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Marc LaVoie
January 03, 2019 - 6:28 am
A dedicated corps of outdoorspeople in Missouri are helping to revitalize an ancient form of hunting that utilizes the atlatl. The atlatl is usually made of wood, and it is about a foot or so in length. It extends the length of a hunter's arm, which allows him or her to throw a projectile at very...
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KMBZ News Staff
December 17, 2018 - 7:02 am
Sen. Claire McCaskill sat down for a candid weekend interview with KMBC Channel 9 News after her scathing speech on the Senate floor on Thursday in which she railed about political dysfunction and hyper-partisanship. Watch live as Senator Claire McCaskill delivers her final speech on the Senate...
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AP News Staff
December 06, 2018 - 6:51 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The long-futile effort seeking a statewide prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri now has a prominent advocate - Gov. Mike Parson. The Republican governor met Wednesday with St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, doctors and other health leaders to discuss ways to combat the...
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Marc LaVoie
November 26, 2018 - 6:24 am
Kansas City, MO - The National Weather Service reported 6.5 inches of snowfall Sunday in Kansas City, Missouri; St. Joseph got 8.8 inches; and Excelsior Springs got 7.7 inches. On the Kansas side of the stateline, Lenexa reported 7 inches; Overland Park got about 6.5 inches; and Kansas City, Kansas...
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AP News Staff
November 13, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker says her office will not prosecute most marijuana possession cases. Voters last week overwhelmingly approved amending the Missouri constitution to allow medical marijuana. Jackson County will no longer prosecute marijuana possession...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 13, 2018 - 5:37 am
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced today that state treasurer Eric Schmitt will be the new Attorney General, replacing the departing Josh Hawley, who was elected last week to the U.S. Senate. I am proud and pleased today to announce that Eric Schmitt will be Missouri’s next Attorney General. Eric...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 06, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Missouri overwhelmingly approved one of three competing ballot measures that all supported medical marijuana use in the state. Amendment 2 had strong support at the polls, with the yes vote leading 65-35 over the no vote as the final numbers were tallied. In reverse, Amendment 3, which would have...
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