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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 11-27-17

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VIVIAN VU SERVICE

  • The family and friends of Vivian Vu gathered for a blessing service on Sunday.  Vivian died on Thursday from injuries sustained in a car accident.  It wasn't her official funeral or visitation--but a blessing service where her loved ones could be together in prayer.  Visitation for vu is scheduled for 6:00 pm tonight at Mason Woodard Funeral Home.

KANSAS AIR QUALITY

  • Good news for the state of Kansas. Residents can breathe a little easier!   The Environmental Protection Agency says all 105 counties in the state meet recent ozone standards.  The EPA strengthened its standards based on scientific evidence about the ozone's effects on public health.  Kansas has 20 air monitors across the state.

JOHN CONYERS

  • Michigan Representative John Conyers, who's involved in a sexual misconduct controversy, says he will no longer serve on the Judiciary Committee while he's being investigated for sexual harassment.  The longest serving member of the house, though, insists he also has no plans to resign.  In a statement Sunday, the 88-year-old, says he looks forward to vindication.

CYBER MONDAY

  • Deal hunters will be pouring over the internet today on this, Cyber Monday.  Analysts predict a record breaking year, forecasting almost $7 Billion dollars in sales this one day alone.
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  • 11 People Escape from an Overnight Fire in Joplin

    11 People Escape from an Overnight Fire in Joplin

    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-11-15 11:50:51 GMT
    11 people, including five children escaped from an overnight house fire in Joplin.  The two-story fire on the corner of South 19th and Seargent erupted into flames around three o’clock this morning.  A total of four trucks worked to put out the flames, but nearly two hours later those flames were still burning strong.  Six adults and five children were in the home and escaped uninjured.  One of the family members says they had three space heaters running and ...More >>
    11 people, including five children escaped from an overnight house fire in Joplin.  The two-story fire on the corner of South 19th and Seargent erupted into flames around three o’clock this morning.  A total of four trucks worked to put out the flames, but nearly two hours later those flames were still burning strong.  Six adults and five children were in the home and escaped uninjured.  One of the family members says they had three space heaters running and ...More >>
  • Kafka Signs to PSU Track & Field

    Kafka Signs to PSU Track & Field

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-11-15 01:10:54 GMT

    "Right when I walked in I knew that's where I wanted to go. It's always been a dream for me to go to Pitt State."

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    "Right when I walked in I knew that's where I wanted to go. It's always been a dream for me to go to Pitt State."

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  • Eyes on the Road

    Eyes on the Road

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-11-15 00:04:56 GMT

    On most days you can find Modot emergency response operator Roy Cota on the highways surrounding Joplin, clearing accidents and assisting motorists and local first responders. But that job would be impossible without assistance from the Transportation Management Center of the Ozarks, commonly referred to as the "TMC." 

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    On most days you can find Modot emergency response operator Roy Cota on the highways surrounding Joplin, clearing accidents and assisting motorists and local first responders. But that job would be impossible without assistance from the Transportation Management Center of the Ozarks, commonly referred to as the "TMC." 

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