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MU Extension in Harrison County celebrates 100 years of service

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, Harrison County Extension Council members celebrated 100 years of extension service in Harrison County. The day included an opportunity for the public to get a closer look at programming available through MU Extension, as well as help raise funds to support future extension programming. A 5K Fun Run started off […]

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Audio: Missouri U.S. Senator wants to crack down on YouTube videos with kids

Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley wants to require video-hosting websites to change their algorithms for footage featuring children or face fines and prison time. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week, Hawley says YouTube’s algorithm is designed to suggest videos of children to pedophiles.     YouTube says it has banned younger kids from […]

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Audio: Battleship USS Missouri crew members from 1945 being sought for major event

Cole County’s presiding commissioner is asking for your assistance in locating living crew members who were on the battleship Missouri, during the 1945 Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay. Commissioner Sam Bushman says a MAJOR event is planned for September 2020 at Pearl Harbor and says airfare and hotel costs will be provided for U.S. Navy […]

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Senate passes resolution congratulating Northwest Missouri State University Bearcats

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley announced that the Senate unanimously approved a resolution honoring the Northwest Missouri State University men’s basketball team for winning its second NCAA Division II national championship. “The Bearcats were unstoppable this season, earning another national championship and finishing the year with a perfect record,” said Blunt. “Congratulations to […]

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Audio: Cole County circuit judge hears arguments in Hawley subpoena case

A Cole County circuit judge heard about 45 minutes of arguments on Friday in Jefferson City on Missouri Senator Josh Hawley’s motion to quash an attorney’s subpoena for a deposition. Hawley’s lawyer, Brian Barnes, tells Capitol reporters this is a dispute over whether a $3,600 fee is appropriate to review 13,000 documents.     But […]

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Audio: Publication claims documents show NRA and Hawley coordinated ads in Missouri Senate race

A publication claims the National Rifle Association may have improperly coordinated political advertising with Republican Josh Hawley’s campaign for the U.S. Senate.     The Trace, a division of the left-leaning Mother Jones magazine says Federal Communications Commission records show NRA ads in favor of Hawley were placed by the same consultant group that secured […]

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Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker pleads guilty to abuse and assault charges, suspended immediately

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced that Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker has plead guilty to second degree sexual abuse and fourth degree domestic assault in Knox County Circuit Court. Associate Circuit Judge Tom Redington sentenced 51 year old Robert Becker to one year in the county jail for each offense, suspended execution of […]

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Audio: McCaskill delivers sharp criticism of U.S. Senate in her final speech on chamber floor

Missouri Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill had sharp words for her colleagues during her final prepared speech in the chamber’s floor Thursday. She was very direct in telling her colleagues that she’s worried about the Senate, calling it dysfunctional while quoting a British writer.     She said the Senate is functioning in a similar fashion […]

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Audio: Hawley’s office calls funding allegations ‘frivolous act of political harassment’

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office has responded to allegations that he illegally used public resources to help his U.S. Senate campaign.     It said the accusations are a “frivolous act of political harassment” from a well-known Democratic operative who heads a leftist political organization. Fellow Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has launched […]

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Audio: Missouri Secretary of State investigating accusations Hawley used public funds to support Senate run

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is starting an investigation into the operations of Attorney General Josh Hawley.     The probe will look at accusations that Hawley used taxpayer money to support his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. Ashcroft’s office sent a letter Thursday confirming the investigation to Democratic strategist Brad Woodhouse.  Woodhouse heads […]

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Audio: President Trump to make stop Friday at conference in Kansas City

President Donald Trump will speak at the Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference in Kansas City Friday.     The two-and-a-half day closed event is being held at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Plaza Hotel starting Wednesday. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will also address the National Conference, which brings together U.S. attorneys along with […]