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SAFER ACT

  • A Kansas bill proposes allowing school districts make their own decision on conceal carry, but there is a stipulation.  The Safer Act would allow school districts to let teachers and staff carry concealed guns, with the proper training.  The Safer Act also says there would be a “presumption of negligence" by school districts that wouldn't allow conceal carry.  More information on this bill is on our website.

ALTON STERLING RULING

  • Louisiana's Attorney General will not file charges against two Baton Rouge police officers....in the death of Alton Sterling.  The 37-year old father of five, was shot and killed by police in 2016, as they tried to arrest him outside a Baton Rouge convenience store.  A months-long review of the incident by the State Attorney General found the officers' actions to be reasonable and justified.

SACRAMENTO PROTESTS

  • Protests continue in Sacramento, California following the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police.  Stephon Clark's brother interrupted a city council meeting Tuesday calling for justice.  Police shot and killed Clark in his grandmother's backyard last week believing he had a gun.  It was a cell phone.
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  • Suppression Systems Help Douse Fire at Joplin Food Company

    Suppression Systems Help Douse Fire at Joplin Food Company

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:40:57 GMT

    Joplin crews work a fire at a frozen food plant.

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    Joplin crews work a fire at a frozen food plant.

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  • MSSU Avoids Million Dollar Fine By Tweaking Its Tuition Increase

    MSSU Avoids Million Dollar Fine By Tweaking Its Tuition Increase

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:25:49 GMT
    Tuition is still going up at Missouri Southern State University, but it's tweaking the cost increase to credit hours to avoid a state fine. Missouri Southern's Board of Governors approved a 15 percent increase in student tuition last April, upping credit hours by $30. But state education law doesn't allow tuition increases beyond the consumer price index. To avoid a $1.1 million fine, MSSU adjusted down the tuition increase to $20 more per credit. "It was supposed...More >>
    Tuition is still going up at Missouri Southern State University, but it's tweaking the cost increase to credit hours to avoid a state fine. Missouri Southern's Board of Governors approved a 15 percent increase in student tuition last April, upping credit hours by $30. But state education law doesn't allow tuition increases beyond the consumer price index. To avoid a $1.1 million fine, MSSU adjusted down the tuition increase to $20 more per credit. "It was supposed...More >>
  • Joplin Jamboree Highlights

    Joplin Jamboree Highlights

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:25:26 GMT
    Highlights from Joplin's football jamboree with Lamar, Webb City and Seneca Friday night. More >>
    Highlights from Joplin's football jamboree with Lamar, Webb City and Seneca Friday night. More >>
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