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Stay cool, stay hydrated and stay informed during hot weather

The heat and humidity of Missouri can affect everyone but can be especially dangerous to small children, the elderly and the chronically ill.  Currently, northern Missouri is under an Excessive Heat Warning until Saturday evening with temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s, and heat indexes as high as 115 degrees. A break in […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Two tractor-trailer trucks crash at the intersection of Highway 36 and Business 36 in Chillicothe

Two semi trucks were involved in an accident at the intersection of Highway 36 and Business 36 in south Chillicothe requiring the Chillicothe Fire Department to assist with lighting at the scene Wednesday night. According to Captain Les Hinnen, one semi was in the south ditch but upright and the other was on its right […]

Audio: Study says fatality crashes climb to 51% when a teenager is driving with teenage passengers

A study by the triple-A Traffic Safety Foundation finds that when a teenage driver crashes with teenage passengers inside, the chance of someone dying dramatically increases. Tiffany Wright with the auto club says the information is shocking.     The study says when a teenage driver crashes a vehicle with teenage passengers inside, the chance of […]

Medicaid

Audio: Concerns raised after 20,000 recipients dropped from Missouri Medicaid in one month

(Missourinet) – About 16,000 children and 4,000 parents fell off the Medicaid rolls in Missouri between June and July, the biggest drop-off in over a decade. A shortage of 150 workers at the program’s outsourced call center is being blamed as part of the problem. State Medicaid Oversight Committee Chairman Tim McBribe thinks low wages at […]