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School Employee Charged with Statutory Rape

Investigators allege a former southwest Missouri teacher’s aide who is charged with one count of statutory rape had sexual contact with several students.

04/16/2014

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Boeing Bid Could Impact Missouri, Regardless of Outcome

Some insist Missouri made a positive impression on business leaders merely by trying to get Boeing to locate its 777X plant in the area.

12/16/2013

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Mo. Processor Recalls 1,450 Pounds of Meat

State agriculture officials say about 1,450 pounds of possibly contaminated beef and pork products have been returned to a southwest Missouri processor.

12/05/2013

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Precious Moments Figurines Going To Conn. Families

Oklahoma teenager who spearheaded the effort will deliver the figurines in person.

12/22/2012

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Continued Growth Forecast for Missouri Revenues

State Rep. Tom Flanigan said Tuesday that economists and budget officials for the legislative and executive branches have agreed on a projection of 3.1 percent growth.

12/18/2012

Richard Webster

Capitol Perspectives: Dick Webster, the Senate’s Most Colorful Character

He was a long-time senator from the southwest Missouri town of Carthage, serving from 1963 until his death in 1990. One of my reporters at the time described Webster as an amateur actor and he certainly treated the Senate chamber like his personal stage.

11/30/2012

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Carol Perkins, Wife Of Marlin Perkins, Dies

The St. Louis Zoo says Carol Perkins died Saturday at her home in Clayton, Mo. She was 95 and had been in declining health.

10/25/2012

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Missouri Couple Who Won $20M in Suit Going Bankrupt

In addition to the Chapter 7 filing last month, Eric and Cassandra Peoples of Carthage are being forced to sell the home they built for $3.9 million.

10/15/2012

Photo from the Lost Photos of Joplin facebook page.

Nearly 3,000 Photos Scattered by Tornado Returned

Some of those 20,000 photos have been claimed via a Facebook page called the Lost Photos of Joplin

11/07/2011

Boots Motel

Can You Still Get Your Kicks at the Boots Motel on Route 66

The Boots Motel, an icon to fans of the old Route 66, is scheduled to be auctioned next week.

06/24/2011

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