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VADEN MOTION DENIED

  • A Jasper County judge denies a motion to suppress a statement in the trial of the man accused of killing a three-year-old Carl Junction girl.  Jalen Vaden appeared in court on Monday,  claiming a  statement he gave to police without an attorney present should be inadmissible.  After reviewing audio and video recordings Judge David Mouton finds Vaden was read his "Miranda Rights" and did not invoke his right to counsel.

KENDALL PACKAGING EXPANSION

  • Kendall Packaging in Pittsburg holds an open house to unveil an expansion of its plant.  The $10-Million dollar expansion added 60,000 square feet which includes new offices and a workout facility.  It creates an opportunity for 18 new jobs.  The Wisconsin-based company has been around since 1948.

TEACHER WALKOUT

  • Oklahoma's legislature is taking up revenue-raising bills today, after thousands of striking teachers stage a fourth straight day of demonstrations at the capitol.  The bills aren't expected to increase the dwindling education budget, a key sticking point.  But lawmakers say the bills would reassure teachers the money is there for pay raises.

U.S. versus CHINA

  • President Trump has ordered the U.S. trade representative to consider an additional $100-Billion dollars in tariffs on Chinese goods.  The president also instructed the Secretary of Agriculture to find a way to protect American farmers and agricultural interests.  The move is the latest in a trade spat between the U.S. and China, with the Chinese targeting American products ranging from soybeans to passenger cars.
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  • Kansas Governor Concedes Defeat in GOP Race for Nomination

    Kansas Governor Concedes Defeat in GOP Race for Nomination

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:14:31 GMT

    The state of Kansas now has a Republican nominee for Governor. What has been a roller coaster primary between Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Colyer announced today he is conceding defeat and is endorsing Kobach. Kobach will face the Democratic nominee Laura Kelly.  Governor Colyer was elevated from his position after former Kansas Governor Sam Brownback took an ambassador's position. 

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    The state of Kansas now has a Republican nominee for Governor. What has been a roller coaster primary between Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Colyer announced today he is conceding defeat and is endorsing Kobach. Kobach will face the Democratic nominee Laura Kelly.  Governor Colyer was elevated from his position after former Kansas Governor Sam Brownback took an ambassador's position. 

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  • A Missouri Man is Indicted for Bomb Threat at VA Clinic

    A Missouri Man is Indicted for Bomb Threat at VA Clinic

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:50:03 GMT
    A Springfield man was indicted by a federal grand jury today (Aug 14, 2018) for making a bomb threat at a Veterans Affairs Clinic. 48-year-old Richard Leslie Turner III allegedly threatened to blow up the Community Based Outpatient Clinic located at 600 N. Main Street in Mount Vernon, Missouri. According to an affidavit filed in support of the original criminal complaint, Turner arrived at the clinic on July 13th, 2018, for an appointment but was told the appointment had be...More >>
    A Springfield man was indicted by a federal grand jury today (Aug 14, 2018) for making a bomb threat at a Veterans Affairs Clinic. 48-year-old Richard Leslie Turner III allegedly threatened to blow up the Community Based Outpatient Clinic located at 600 N. Main Street in Mount Vernon, Missouri. According to an affidavit filed in support of the original criminal complaint, Turner arrived at the clinic on July 13th, 2018, for an appointment but was told the appointment had be...More >>
  • Frontenac Looks to Reload After State Title Game Run

    Frontenac Looks to Reload After State Title Game Run

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:52:32 GMT

    After losing another talented senior class, Frontenac is aiming to return to the top of the CNC and make another deep run into November. 

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    After losing another talented senior class, Frontenac is aiming to return to the top of the CNC and make another deep run into November. 

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