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February 12, 2018 - 6:53 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are considering whether to mark an official day to celebrate sliced bread. A bill pending in the state House would designate July 7 as Missouri Sliced Bread Day. Supporters say the bill is needed to promote tourism in the northern Missouri city of...
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February 07, 2018 - 4:03 pm
Jeff City, MO - Missouri lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow people with terminal conditions to use medical marijuana. Several veterans support the bill but say they'd like to expand it to include people with PTSD, related to military service. Opponents say the bill would put Missouri...
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Bill Grady
February 06, 2018 - 5:40 am
An advisory panel thinks it should be easier to have a drink in Kansas City's historic Jazz District. The city has invested more than $25 million to attract businesses to 18th and Vine. But for restaurant and tavern operators there is a stumbling block. Liquor by the drink cannot be served within...
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February 05, 2018 - 1:17 pm
Retailers are looking to cash in on our wintry weather, as people stock up on supplies like melt salt and snow shovels. Tuesday, more snow is expected to fall across the Kansas City Metro, following on the heels of a couple of inches that fell over the weekend. Predictions have anywhere from 1" to...
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Kara Marxer
February 02, 2018 - 5:42 am
Kansas City, MO & KS - Construction begins this weekend on the Lewis & Clark Viaduct, the portion of I-70 that connects downtown Kansas City, Missouri to downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The stretch of interstate will be closed for up to two years. The Lewis and Clark Viaduct is in danger of...
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February 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Kassius Robertson scored 22 points to help Missouri snap a three-game losing streak with a 69-60 victory over Alabama on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter overcame foul trouble to score 13 points for the Tigers (14-8, 4-5 Southeastern Conference). Fresh from a win over No. 12...
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Bill Grady
February 01, 2018 - 7:53 am
A recent report rates Missouri poorly for its traffic safety laws. According to a recent study by Advocates for Auto and Highway Safety the Show Me State is the fourth-worst in the country for safety laws. The organization recommends that states enact 16 laws to reduce traffic injuries and...
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Missouri Lt. Governor Mike Parsons
Missouri Department of Economic Development
January 30, 2018 - 12:53 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson is asking for a larger office budget to allow him to hire a personal driver. Parson said Tuesday that his budget of$541,000 needs an additional $50,000 so a driver is available for the many trips he takes on state business. The Republican...
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Bill Grady
January 26, 2018 - 4:09 am
Kansas City, MO - Former Jackson County executive Mike Sanders and his chief of staff plead guilty in federal court Friday to one count each of committing wire fraud. Sanders took money from campaign accounts he controlled after paying a long time friend for consulting work that wasn't done, with...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:21 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Kevin Puryear had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Missouri rallied in the second half to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55 on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter added 10 points and seven rebounds for Missouri (13-5, 3-2 Southeastern Conference). The Tigers found their rhythm in the second...
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