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Biden backs reparations study, as House Democrats push for commission

(Missouri Independent) – The White House on Wednesday indicated that President Joe Biden would support studying reparations for slavery, the same day that House Democrats held a hearing on legislation that would set up a reparations commission. But White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki stopped short of saying Biden would sign the bill under consideration […]

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Trucker from Minnesota injured in I-35 crash south of Bethany

A truck driver from Minneapolis, Minnesota was taken to the hospital in Bethany following an accident on southbound Interstate 35. Forty-one-year-old Ibrahim Vouch received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital. Vouch’s Volvo Conventional truck was parked partially in the driving lane when the towed unit was struck by a […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol: No gun found in car of Sedalia woman killed by Pettis County deputy

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Investigators found no weapon inside a vehicle driven by a Missouri woman who was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy over the weekend, authorities said Tuesday. Hannah Fizer, 25, died Saturday night after being shot by a Pettis County deputy following a traffic stop. The Missouri State Highway Patrol, which is investigating […]

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Missouri Congressman introduces legislation intended to prevent police brutality

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay and a chorus of other lawmakers have introduced sweeping legislation designed to crack down on police brutality problems. Clay, along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Congressional Black Caucus, want to reign in on police using deadly force and want to require an independent prosecutor for all police killings. Clay, […]

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Minnesota man injured after crashing on I-35 in Daviess County

A motorist from Minnesota was injured in Daviess County when the car he was driving veered off Interstate 35, struck an embankment and overturned on its driver’s side. Tuesday mornings’ accident in the northbound lanes of interstate 35 occurred at approximately 10:30 am one mile west of Winston. Sixty-six-year-old Sylvester Robinson of Minneapolis was taken […]

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Woman and three children injured in crash east of Pattonsburg

A woman and three children from Minneapolis, Minnesota received minor injuries late Thursday night in a single-vehicle accident east of Pattonsburg. Those injured were taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The driver of the vehicle, 30-year-old George-Albert Harris of Minneapolis was not reported hurt. Injured were 30-year-old Jessica Allen, Kannarria Allen age […]