Missouri Senator slams state’s no-bid contract paying firm $829,000 so far

Missouri has paid a consulting firm more than $829,000 so far in federal funding for pandemic response coordination, despite Gov. Mike Parson saying a foundation was paying the tab. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports payroll records show the McChrystal Group has received the federal CARES Act funding from the state, instead of Parson saying earlier […]

Fatal Crash

Novinger couple killed after tractor-trailer truck slams into pickup

A Novinger couple was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at Monroe City, in Marion County. The highway patrol reports the driver of a pickup, 77-year-old Janie Goodwin, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, 72-year-old Earl Goodwin, died less than an hour later at University Hospital in Columbia. The eastbound pickup attempted […]

Horse Drawn Vehicle Crash

Stanberry teen’s car slams into horse-drawn buggy; buggy driver life-flighted to Kansas City

A car and a horse-drawn buggy were involved in an injury accident last night one mile west of Stanberry. Twenty-eight-year-old Eli Shrock of Stanberry was transported to the Northwest Medical Center of Albany, then flown by a medical helicopter (LifeNet) to the North Kansas City Hospital with serious injuries. Shrock was operating the horse-drawn buggy […]

Audio: Missouri law expert slams Senate confirmation process of Kavanaugh

University of Missouri Law Professor Richard Reuben was a Supreme Court news reporter in 1991 when Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. He thinks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, whose accused current nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault can thank Ms. Hill for more favorable conditions to come forth with such […]

Right To Work

Audio: Missouri unions win major victory in failure of Right-to-work measure

(Missourinet) – The move by Republicans in the Missouri Legislature to switch Proposition A from November to August in hopes of a favorable turnout has backfired. Right-to-work opponents, including Jack Cardetti, have strongly defeated the measure that would have banned forced union membership or dues as a condition of employment.     Dan Mehan with […]