Missouri Department of Conservation reminds deer hunters about CWD sampling, carcass disposal, and Share the Harvest

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters that it is conducting mandatory sampling and voluntary sampling of harvested deer to help find cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD). MDC encourages hunters to properly dispose of deer carcasses to help limit the spread of the disease. MDC also encourages hunters to Share the Harvest […]

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Audio: President’s last minute pre-election trip to southeast Missouri confirmed

President Trump’s campaign has confirmed a last-minute pre-election rally the night before next Tuesday’s general election in southeast Missouri’s Cape Girardeau. Mayor Bob Fox is excited over the influx of business activity the President’s visit is likely to bring, especially to local restaurants.     Mayor Bob Fox is ready to roll out the red […]

2016 Missouri Day Parade

Seventy eight entries and 19 bands confirmed for Missouri Day Parade on Saturday

The Trenton Rotary Clubs’ parade committee on Wednesday released a list of 78 confirmed entries for the 34th annual parade Saturday morning in Trenton. Nineteen high school bands, including Trenton, are scheduled to march in the parade with the Trenton Bulldogs Band the first of the bands performing in exhibition. The remaining bands are to […]

Senator Roy Blunt

Audio: Senator Blunt says handling of Kavanaugh allegations has “hurt the Senate”

The U.S. Senate could vote today on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Missouri Republican Senator Roy Blunt says he took the sexual assault allegation made by Christine Blasey Ford seriously.     Blunt says it’s been a rough month for everyone involved in the process surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. […]

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Phone scam targeting election and voters confirmed in two states

Election Specialist Devon Stegeman with the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office reports officials in two states confirmed residents have received calls supposedly from the TurboVote offering to register residents over the phone.  In one state the caller offered the voter an absentee ballot. Stegeman says this is not allowed, and the caller is collecting personally identifiable […]

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court observer thinks Kavanaugh’s testimony disqualifying

Some Missouri experts who follow the Supreme Court are worried about the confirmation process of current nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Law Professor Greg Magarian of Washington University in St. Louis says Kavanaugh’s presentation last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee did not represent behavior appropriate for a Supreme Court judge.     Magarian questions why Senate […]

Audio: Missouri law expert slams Senate confirmation process of Kavanaugh

University of Missouri Law Professor Richard Reuben was a Supreme Court news reporter in 1991 when Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. He thinks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, whose accused current nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault can thank Ms. Hill for more favorable conditions to come forth with such […]

Missouri Department of Conservation to hold public meeting in Kirksville on CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation invites deer hunters, property owners, and others to a special public meeting to get information and have questions answered about chronic wasting disease (CWD). The meeting will take place Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 S. Baltimore St. in Kirksville. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. […]

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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 […]

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Would Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS nomination endanger Missouri waterways?

Could Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court mean more polluted waterways in Missouri?  The state chapter of the Sierra Club believes so, pointing to a ruling Kavanaugh says is one of his “most significant.”  In 2014, Kavanaugh argued the EPA should have considered monetary costs when it implemented regulations on mercury and […]