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Audio: President Trump’s Chief of Staff briefed on Missouri’s increase in violent crime

(Missourinet) – The new U-S Attorney for the Western District of Missouri says the state’s increasing violent crime rate has drawn the attention of White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly. Tim Garrison briefed Mr. Kelly during President Trump’s Kansas City visit last week. Garrison tells reporters he told Kelly that Missouri has three […]

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Audio: Missouri Attorney General launches criminal investigation into Branson Duck Boat incident

(MissouriNet) – A criminal investigation has been launched into the Duck Boat mishap near Branson that killed 17 out of 31 aboard and has triggered two lawsuits.     Mary Compton of Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s Office confirmed to Missourinet that a probe is underway over the accident in which a Duck Boat sank […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for week of July 30, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of July 30 – Aug. 5 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 […]

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Hungry Man dinner joins list of recalled food products

Federal officials have posted a public health alert regarding certain Hungry Man frozen dinners because of concerns about Salmonella contamination of whey powder used to make them. One day earlier, Flowers Foods Inc. recalled swiss roll desserts from stores nationwide because Salmonella was found in whey powder used in their production. Government officials had not received any […]

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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 […]

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Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip recalled due to possible Botulism

As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip are being voluntarily recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard. This could create conditions that could allow for the growth of Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum), a bacterium which can cause life-threatening […]

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Audio: Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Discusses August Right-to-Work Referendum

(Missourinet) – For the first time in more than 36 years, Missourians will be casting ballots on what’s known as a referendum. The right-to-work referendum will appear on your August 7th statewide ballot. A referendum involves a bill approved by the Missouri Legislature, which in this case is a 2017 right-to-work bill. Labor unions were […]

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Missouri AG Hawley: There are multiple investigations into Table Rock Lake incident

Missouri’s Attorney General says “multiple investigations” are underway into Thursday evening’s boating incident on Table Rock Lake near Branson, an incident which killed 17 people. Brian Hauswirth with the Missourinet files this report:     Attorney General Josh Hawley traveled to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Command Center in Branson this weekend, where he briefed […]

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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 […]

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Department of Health and Senior Services working to to ensure continuation of the Time Critical Diagnosis System

The Department of Health and Senior Services is working with partners, including hospitals, providers, and emergency medical service professionals to ensure funding for the Time Critical Diagnosis System will remain steady moving forward. The TCD System is a statewide system that brings together the 911 response system, ambulance services, and hospitals in a coordinated way […]

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Grain Belt Express sent back to State Public Service Commission by Missouri Supreme Court

The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, a proposed energy transmission project through northern Missouri, got new life Tuesday following a ruling by the state’s highest court. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, if built, would carry energy from Kansas to Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, running through several counties including Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, and Chariton within […]

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MoDOT planned road work for week of July 16, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in Northern Missouri planned for the week of July 16 – 22 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 up […]

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Missouri Congressman Cleaver warns against tariffs

A Kansas City congressman who also represents parts of west-central Missouri warns tariffs are having a “devastating impact” on some industries in the Show-Me State. Fifth District Congressman Emanuel Cleaver hosted a meeting between farmers and the Canadian Consul General last week in Higginsville.     Cleaver tells Missourinet China is targeting states President Trump […]

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MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of July 9, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of July 9 – 15 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 up […]

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Missouri Public Service Commission approves agreement reducing Union Electric Company revenues

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an agreement that reduces the annual electric revenues of Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri. The rate decrease of approximately $166,500.000 reflects a reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21% as a result of the passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs […]