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Apply Missouri helps students find ‘best fit’ for college

More than 130 Missouri high schools are participating in the Apply Missouri program this fall to help students submit college applications and prepare for education beyond high school. Approximately 19,890 high school seniors will be impacted by this year’s program. High school staff, assisted by volunteers with college advising and admissions experience, work with seniors […]

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Audio: Missouri State University condemns racial slurs at Trump rally

Missouri State University in Springfield is condemning racial slurs that were directed to black students from some President Trump supporters at his rally on Friday.  In a tweet, the school said personal attacks and vulgar language were directed towards students of color, which is unacceptable. Student Natalie Berry said she was a target.     […]

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Audio: Lawsuit from liberal group challenging Missouri’s voter ID law being heard in Jefferson City

A lawsuit challenging Missouri’s voter ID law is being heard in a Jefferson City court. Uzoma N. Nkwonta of the Washington law firm Perkins Coie is representing the Democratic-aligned group Priorities USA before the court. He said a constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2016 did not permit the state legislature to pass a restrictive […]

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Audio: McCaskill opposes Kavanaugh for ‘dark money reasons’

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she’s disturbed by the sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But the Missouri Democrat says her decision to oppose his nomination involves Kavanaugh’s support for anonymous political ads.     The Senate’s Judiciary Committee plans to question Kavanaugh on Monday about the sexual allegation.

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Audio: Missouri emergency responders urge hunters to use boating app for locating purposes

Missouri’s 9-1-1 dispatchers want hunters to use a summertime Smartphone boating app while they’re out in the woods. In a promotional video, Osage Beach Fire Chief Jeff Dorhauer says the software called “Raft Up” will help emergency responders find people on land and water.     Linda Clemons with Camden County in mid-Missouri says the […]

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Audio: Missouri could be bellwether of how Supreme Court nominee plays in midterm election

Missouri could be the key indicator of how important the Supreme Court nominee is the midterm elections.     U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley and fellow Republicans have aggressively used the confirmation of Washington D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a campaign wedge issue against incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill. President Trump gave high praise […]