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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: New U.S. Attorney for Western District of Missouri outlines his priorities

(Missourinet) – The top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Western District of Missouri says there’s been an increase in violent crime and in drug trafficking in the western district. A public swearing-in ceremony was held Friday in Springfield for 42-year-old Tim Garrison, who’s a former military prosecutor in the Marine Corps.     Garrison […]

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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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Sheep, Swine and Goat Show winners announced at the Mercer County Fair

Lacey Power with the Mercer County Fair has provided results of the fair’s Sheep, Swine, and Goat Shows. The Sheep Show competition saw Kendra Betz of Trenton with the Grand Champion Ram. The Grand Champion Market Lamb belonged to Brylee Williams of Princeton. Wyatt Vogel of Lineville received honors with the Grand Champion Ewe, Reserve […]

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Preceptor Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi awards scholarship

North Central Missouri College student, Billie Birge (Princeton, MO) is named the recipient of the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship. The scholarship is given to a female Missouri high school graduate and Grundy County resident enrolled in the NCMC Allied Health Program; special consideration is given to non-traditional students. The scholarship was established to assist students […]

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Audio: Climatologist says Missouri is the “bullseye” of the drought

University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan says Missouri is the “bullseye” of the drought.     Missourians can share drought conditions directly to the National Drought Monitor to improve reporting on-the-ground. University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan says information can be uploaded to the newly-created Missouri Extension Drought Impact Reporter website which includes […]

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Public information sought to assist those making decisions during drought

The public may submit information to help local, state, and national decision-makers assess drought conditions and impacts in Missouri. Information may be submitted to the Missouri Extension Drought Impact Reporter online. The website allows contributors to upload image files up to 10 megabytes in size to help authors assess drought at the local level. Extension […]

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Audio: Missouri legislative leaders invite Mike Parson to address joint session of legislature

Top Missouri legislative leaders have invited Mike Parson to address a joint session of the Legislature after he’s sworn-in as governor. House Speaker Todd Richardson made the announcement Wednesday morning after he and other leaders met with Parson in Jefferson City.     Richardson tells Capitol reporters today’s meeting was productive. Senate President Pro Tem […]