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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: Blunt wants funding extended for Missouri mental health pilot program

The National Institutes of Health says between one and five adults in America have a diagnosable mental health issue that is almost always treatable, but less than half receive the care that they need. Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is urging Congress to extend funding for an eight-state pilot program, including in Missouri, that aims […]

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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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Senator Roy Blunt on Border Funding: “Let’s deal with this immediate humanitarian crisis”

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, spoke on the Senate floor to reiterate his call for Congress to provide the Department of Health and Human Services the funding it needs to get the humanitarian crisis at the southern border under […]

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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: Blunt says Trump does not need national emergency to fund extra federal money

President Trump is reportedly signing a deal to keep the federal government open, but he will declare a national emergency to get more border wall funding. The compromise includes 1.3 billion dollars, instead of 5.7 billion Trump wanted. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt tells Missourinet previous presidents have taken extra money from the federal budget to […]

Audio: Senator Blunt says if America wants trade fight, the battle should be with China about several things

Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says he’s glad the U.S. did not heighten its trade war with China. He cites U.S. soybean exports have gone to virtually zero since the trade battle began.     Blunt says if America wants to have a trade fight, the battle should be about China stealing U.S. technology and […]

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Audio: Senator Roy Blunt ‘very concerned’ about America’s trade strategy

Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says he’s been “very concerned” about America’s trade strategy. During the Missouri Farm Bureau Convention this week at the Lake of the Ozarks, the Republican says he’s glad the U.S. did not escalate its trade fight with China.     Blunt thinks getting Congress to approve the new North American […]