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DEPUTY HUTCHINS CLEARED

  • The Missouri Highway Patrol rules a Jasper County deputy was justified in a January shooting.  Authorities say deputies were serving a civil warrant against 66-year old Louis Miller, when he pulled a knife and ignored commands to drop it.  They say when Miller charged at authorities, deputy Jason Hutchins fired one shot.  Miller later died at the hospital.  A Missouri Highway Patrol Investigation of the shooting determined the shooting was justified.

KANSAS GUN BILL

  • A gun bill passed by the Kansas House goes to the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee today.  The measure is supposed to ensure that fugitives and domestic abusers who illegally have guns are prosecuted.  The gun ban would also apply to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally and people who are subject to a court restraining order.

TEACHER WALKOUT

  • A quarter of a million students across West Virginia will not be returning to class today for an eighth school day, thanks to one of the few statewide teacher's strikes in U.S. history.  The teachers say they won't return until lawmakers approve a 5% raise they negotiated with the governor.

OSCARS RECAP

  • At the 90th Annual Academy awards the top honors went to “The Shape of Water” for Best Picture, Frances McDormand won best actress for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”,and Gary Oldman was named best actor in “Darkest Hour”.
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  • Youth Volunteer Corps Joplin Impacts Charities in First Summer of Work

    Youth Volunteer Corps Joplin Impacts Charities in First Summer of Work

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:51:14 GMT

     The Youth Volunteer Corps came to Crosslines on commodity day helping the charity efficiently serve more than three hundred people.

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     The Youth Volunteer Corps came to Crosslines on commodity day helping the charity efficiently serve more than three hundred people.

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  • Cancer Survivors Receive Special Gifts

    Cancer Survivors Receive Special Gifts

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:17:34 GMT

    A total of 25 craft kits and 80 blankets were delivered to Freeman thanks to Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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    A total of 25 craft kits and 80 blankets were delivered to Freeman thanks to Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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  • PSU Tuition Increase Approved

    PSU Tuition Increase Approved

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:49:10 GMT
    The Kansas Board of Regents approves Pittsburg State University's proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. With the 2.6% increase, full-time in-state undergraduate students will pay $73 more per semester bringing the total tuition rate to $2,847/semester. Full-time in-state graduate students will see an increase of $84 per semester bringing their total tuition rate to $3,280/semester. PSU says departments across campus are working to tighten spending. Official...More >>
    The Kansas Board of Regents approves Pittsburg State University's proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. With the 2.6% increase, full-time in-state undergraduate students will pay $73 more per semester bringing the total tuition rate to $2,847/semester. Full-time in-state graduate students will see an increase of $84 per semester bringing their total tuition rate to $3,280/semester. PSU says departments across campus are working to tighten spending. Official...More >>
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