Branson Duck Boat

Audio: Announcement from attorneys representing Missouri Duck Boat victims coming today

Lawyers representing victims of the Duck Boat tragedy on Table Rock Lake near Branson are holding a news conference today in Kansas City. Seventeen people were killed when the vehicle sank while taking on four waves during a storm. Attorney Andrew Duffy says the Duck Boat industry has irresponsibly portrayed their excursions as fun and […]

Josh Hawley

Audio: Missouri Attorney General Hawley subpoenas Google again for potential violations of antitrust laws

(Missourinet) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office has served a new investigative subpoena on tech giant Google for possibly violating state antitrust laws. Brian Hauswirth with the Missourinet files this report.     Hawley’s subpoena involves allegations that the company took improper steps to enhance its market power. The legal move follows the European Commission […]

SEMA Website

State Emergency Management Agency training to take place in area communities

Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs has shared a list of upcoming State Emergency Management Agency training that will soon take place. Courses in the area include an eight-hour Hazmat IQ Training to explain a response tool that incorporates a series of job aids called Smart Charts, which enable responders to handle an incident […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work for the week of July 23, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in Northern Missouri planned for the week of July 23 through July 29 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Patrol to to participate in operation CARE over July 4th holiday

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces Troop H officers will participate in Operation CARE, which stands for Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort. The enforcement will take place during the July 4th holiday. Operation CARE is a national traffic enforcement program focused on making the holiday safer. All available troopers will be […]

Healthcare

McCaskill, Hawley spar over preexisting conditions in health care coverage

Missouri’s Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill continues to attack Republican state Attorney General Josh Hawley over healthcare. Hawley joined a 20-state coalition of attorneys general in February challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. McCaskill says the move means Hawley is threatening the healthcare of those with preexisting conditions.     Hawley has said […]