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Audio: Missouri Senator Roy Blunt on inauguration, President Trump and Josh Hawley

Senator Roy Blunt is the chair of the presidential inaugural committee and learned today that President Trump will not attend.     Blunt told Missourinet that Pence stepped up this week and did what the Constitution required. Pence refused to go along with President Trump’s demand that he stop the electoral count as he presided […]

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No injuries reported in crash at 9th and Oklahoma in Trenton; one driver cited for failing to obey a traffic light

Emergency medical services evaluated one Trenton resident, and another was cited after a two-vehicle accident on the afternoon of December 29th. Trenton Police Lieutenant Larry Smith says 44-year-old Nichole Jean Hyer refused transport for medical attention and reported no injuries at the scene. No injuries were reported for the other driver, 19-year-old Jordin Paige Miller. […]

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Minnesota man pleads “Not Guilty” to multiple charges in Daviess County

A Minnesota man accused of unlawfully going onto property and entering a house in Daviess County on December 14th entered a plea of not guilty on December 15th. Forty-one-year-old Greg Bryan Ortega of Saint Peter, Minnesota has been charged with felony burglary in the first degree, misdemeanor property damage in the second degree, and an […]

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Chillicothe FIre Department responds to big rig rollover crash with trailer load of cattle

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a semi-trailer that rolled over at Mitchell Road and Highway 36 on Wednesday night, November 18th. Upon arrival, firefighters found the semi lying on its side in the median with the driver climbing from the cab. The trailer was loaded with 27 head of cattle inside. The driver refused […]

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Two receive minor injuries when pickup strikes utility pole and parked car on 22nd Street in Trenton

Two people received minor injuries when one vehicle struck a parked car Saturday night near 22nd Street and Pleasant Plain. A police report released Monday morning shows a pickup truck was traveling on 22nd when it ran off the road, sideswiped a utility pole, and hit a parked car. Police quoted the driver, 23-year-old Billy […]

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Biden wants mask mandates nationwide: ‘We can save tens of thousands of lives’

(Missouri Independent) – President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus response plan seeks to put a national mask mandate in place by calling on all governors to require face coverings in their states. It’s a move that public health experts say could dramatically reduce the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths. But putting wider mask laws in place […]