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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 12-13-17

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FARMERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS

  • Representatives from Missouri's Democratic party visit Joplin to discuss planned legislation for farmers.  Democrats have called their legislation the "Farmers’ Bill of Rights," and it includes three components.  One of them is the "right to rural opportunity."  Representatives from Missouri's Republican party issued a statement to KOAM and the statement did not address specific parts of the proposed legislation.

PITTSBURG HOUSE FIRE

  • A fire late Monday night claimed the home of a Pittsburg family.  The fire happened in the 500 Block of West Forest Street.  A family of four was in the home.  Three of them were able to get out before firefighters arrived, while a man inside was rescued by two firefighters.  He was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation.  The fire did damage some nearby homes.  A cause has yet to be determined.

AL FRANKEN REPLACEMENT

  • Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is expected to name a replacement for Al Franken today, after the two-term senator resigned last week amid sexual misconduct allegations.  Governor Dayton is under pressure to keep the seat in democratic hands and appoint someone who has a good shot at winning a special election for the seat next November.
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  • Gas Prices Lowest in Midwest States and Good News for Travelers

    Gas Prices Lowest in Midwest States and Good News for Travelers

    Wednesday, November 21 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-11-21 15:46:43 GMT
    AAA reports gas prices for holiday travelers are virtually the same as last year and the lowest in the Midwest. We'll be talking to travelers about taking to the roads for the holiday and to law enforcement about how to stay safe on the highways. More >>
    AAA reports gas prices for holiday travelers are virtually the same as last year and the lowest in the Midwest. We'll be talking to travelers about taking to the roads for the holiday and to law enforcement about how to stay safe on the highways. More >>
  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 11-21

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 11-21

    Wednesday, November 21 2018 9:51 AM EST2018-11-21 14:51:26 GMT

    Area police prepare to keep drunk drivers off the road over Thanksgiving.  Plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    Area police prepare to keep drunk drivers off the road over Thanksgiving.  Plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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  • Webb City Preps for Semifinal vs. Ladue

    Webb City Preps for Semifinal vs. Ladue

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-11-21 03:29:09 GMT

    Webb City will host Ladue Horton Watkins in the Class 4 Semifinals Saturday, in a rematch of last year's state title game. 

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    Webb City will host Ladue Horton Watkins in the Class 4 Semifinals Saturday, in a rematch of last year's state title game. 

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