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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 4-3

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DEADLY PURSUIT

  • A pursuit in Newton County turns deadly after the suspect attempts to flee police in Shoal Creek.  According to Newton County Sheriff Chris Jennings, just after 1:00pm yesterday afternoon Seneca police officers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.  Officials say they believe they know who the suspect is, but are withholding his name pending the notification of his family.

PITTSBURG GRENADE DETONATION

  • Pittsburg police say a call for an "unattended death" ended with the discovery of an explosive.  Authorities say when responding to the call, they discovered a hand grenade.  The Kansas Highway Patrol was called in to remove the grenade.  The grenade was detonated by the Highway Patrol at the Pittsburg Police Department gun range.  Authorities say the death does not appear to be suspicious.

IMMIGRATION LAWS

  • President Trump is again calling on congress to pass tougher immigration laws.  At the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, the President said migrants are taking advantage of policies that allow them to stay in the U.S.  Mister Trump accused democrats of standing in the way of improved border security.

DOW DROP

  • Another down day on Wall Street saw the DOW fall 458 points on Monday.  That's a drop of nearly 2%.  The NASDAQ and S&P 500 experienced even steeper declines.  Amazon and other tech stocks led the sell-off.  Investors were also reacting to China's decision to impose tariffs on a variety of commodities imported from the U.S.
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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 >>
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  • Joplin Jamboree Highlights

    Joplin Jamboree Highlights

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:25:26 GMT
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