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AVIAN FLU

  • Hong Kong has suspended imports of poultry products from the U.S. after an Avian Flu virus is found in Jasper County, Missouri.  The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy reports a low-pathogenic bird flu, known as H7N1, found during routine preslaughter tests in jasper county last month.  Health officials aren't concerned about this virus spreading to other animals or humans.  However, the Jasper County Health Department is still monitoring workers at the local turkey farm.

PRESIDENTIAL TARIFFS

  • On Thursday, the President formally announced tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.  Canada and Mexico are exempt, for now.  Their status will depend on the results of the NAFTA talks now underway.  The new tariffs go into effect two weeks from today.

NORTHEAST STORMS

  • Parts of the Northeastern United States are struggling to recover after a pair of powerful storms that struck within a week.  As night fell Thursday, nearly a million homes and businesses were still without electricity.  Utilities say it will likely be days before everyone's lights are back on.
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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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