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CAMPAIGN FUNDING

  • Joplin's police union will be doing something its never done before, donating money to city council candidates, instead of just endorsing them.  The president of the union tells us the city is at a critical decision making time for the police department.  The police union and city hall have been at odds over budgets and getting salaries more competitive with other cities.

JOE BECKER LEASE

  • Joplin is progressing toward bringing a new occupant to Joe Becker stadium.  On Monday, the city council will consider approval of a five-year lease agreement with a  new professional baseball team, a franchise of the Southwest League.  The lease would begin on January 1st of next year.

CASTRO’S SON SUICIDE

  • The eldest son of late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro takes his own life.  Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart had undergone months of treatment for depression.  Castro was a scientific adviser to the government, and once ran Cuba's nuclear program.  He was 68 years old.

FLU UPDATE

  • The CDC releases new flu numbers today, in what is the worst season for influenza in recent years.  Currently the flu is widespread in 49 states, and at least 37 children have died.  Doctors say it's not too late to get the flu vaccine.
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  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 4-26

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 4-26

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-26 12:58:10 GMT
    MSSU TUITION HIKE It'll soon cost you more to attend Missouri Southern State University.  The school's Board of Governors Wednesday afternoon approved a tuition hike of $30 per credit hour, or nearly 15%.  Missouri Southern President Alan Marble said the increase is necessary to help compensate for years of declining state revenue.  The tuition hike is to take effect with the fall semester. PSU BIKE SHARING Pitt State launches a new bike share program.  The...More >>
    MSSU TUITION HIKE It'll soon cost you more to attend Missouri Southern State University.  The school's Board of Governors Wednesday afternoon approved a tuition hike of $30 per credit hour, or nearly 15%.  Missouri Southern President Alan Marble said the increase is necessary to help compensate for years of declining state revenue.  The tuition hike is to take effect with the fall semester. PSU BIKE SHARING Pitt State launches a new bike share program.  The...More >>
  • MSSU Students to Face Tuition Increase

    MSSU Students to Face Tuition Increase

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:45:45 GMT
    Paden Coonce is a junior at Missouri Southern State University, she works a retail job and plans on starting an on campus job this summer, paying her tuition all on her own. "The way that my FAFSA works, it goes off my parent's income. And so I don't get any help. I'm paying for all of this all on my own, so I'm kinda stuck I guess" MSSU students like her will be paying an additional 30 dollars per credit hour, an increase of about 15 percent. "Unfortu...More >>
    Paden Coonce is a junior at Missouri Southern State University, she works a retail job and plans on starting an on campus job this summer, paying her tuition all on her own. "The way that my FAFSA works, it goes off my parent's income. And so I don't get any help. I'm paying for all of this all on my own, so I'm kinda stuck I guess" MSSU students like her will be paying an additional 30 dollars per credit hour, an increase of about 15 percent. "Unfortu...More >>
  • Neosho Students Raise Funds with  Endangered Species Videos

    Neosho Students Raise Funds with  Endangered Species Videos

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:57:32 GMT

    Teachers try to inspire students to believe they can change the world.     Now a project at Neosho middle school has eighth grade students working to save endangered species.          

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    Teachers try to inspire students to believe they can change the world.     Now a project at Neosho middle school has eighth grade students working to save endangered species.          

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