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Audio: Missouri’s Senator-elect Hawley to reintroduce opponent McCaskill’s duck boat bill

Missouri Republican Senator-elect Josh Hawley plans to reintroduce Senator Claire McCaskill’s duck boat legislation in the new Congress.     Hawley released a statement Wednesday announcing his intention. McCaskill, a two-term Democrat who was defeated by Hawley in November’s election, filed her bill in August after 17 people died in July when a duck boat […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]

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NCMC students participate in Reality Enrichment And Life Lessons simulation

Students at North Central Missouri College participated in a REALL (Reality Enrichment And Life Lessons) simulation at the Ketcham Community Center on the NCMC campus November 19. The REALL simulation is organized and facilitated by the Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri.  The simulation models what life of a person living in poverty is experiencing to give students an […]

Beef Heifers

Joplin heifer sale adds quality but bidders remained reluctant

“It was a great night to be a buyer,” Eldon Cole said after the Southwest Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer sale. Average price on 311 heifers was $1,586. That’s almost $200 per head below Cole’s prediction. The University of Missouri livestock specialist has managed 39 heifer sales. He knows well-managed heifers and what they bring to […]

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KCP&L customers to see slight drop in monthly bills starting December 1st

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an application filed by Kansas City Power and Light Greater Missouri Operations Company to adjust its Renewable Energy Standard Rate Adjustment Mechanism charge. The Renewable Energy Standard Rate Adjustment Mechanism charge currently appears as a separate item on customers’ monthly electric bills. It is designed to recover costs […]

Summit Natural Gas

Summit Natural Gas customers to see rate decrease starting November 19th

Customers of Summit Natural Gas of Missouri, Incorporated will see natural gas rates change under a filing taking effect Monday, November 19th. The rate change will reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas and a change in the company’s actual cost adjustment factor. The actual cost adjustment factor is a mechanism that […]

Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation

Audio: List released of historic Missouri places in poor shape

Fifteen Missouri properties have made a list of historic places considered as endangered. Executive Director Bill Hart with the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation says the locations range from a train depot in northwest Missouri’s Bethany to the Henry Miller House in southeast Missouri’s Bloomfield.     Executive Director Bill Hart with the Missouri Alliance […]