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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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  • Missouri authorities search for suspect vehicle in high-speed chase

    Missouri authorities search for suspect vehicle in high-speed chase

    Monday, November 12 2018 4:49 PM EST2018-11-12 21:49:07 GMT
    The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)
    The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)
    Authorities search for a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase through Lamar, Missouri. It happened on November 12th, 2018, around 7:40 a.m. The deputy first saw the vehicle near O Highway and 160 west of Lamar. The deputy then saw the vehicle travel east on 160 until it reached the substation by Barton County Electric where it then turned and went back west on 160 highway. Authorities say the vehicle continued until it turned at a residential driveway (before J Highway)...More >>
    Authorities search for a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase through Lamar, Missouri. It happened on November 12th, 2018, around 7:40 a.m. The deputy first saw the vehicle near O Highway and 160 west of Lamar. The deputy then saw the vehicle travel east on 160 until it reached the substation by Barton County Electric where it then turned and went back west on 160 highway. Authorities say the vehicle continued until it turned at a residential driveway (before J Highway)...More >>
  • Pittsburg Fire Department shares home heating safety tips

    Pittsburg Fire Department shares home heating safety tips

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:45 PM EST2018-11-12 17:45:34 GMT
    The cold weather has finally arrived, which means residents will be turning up their thermostats and using home heating devices to stay warm. During the cold-weather months, it is especially important to make sure homes are heated safely. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), half of home heating fires occur in the months of December, January and February. To help keep residents safe this season, the Pittsburg Fire Department is sharing some essential hom...More >>
    The cold weather has finally arrived, which means residents will be turning up their thermostats and using home heating devices to stay warm. During the cold-weather months, it is especially important to make sure homes are heated safely. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), half of home heating fires occur in the months of December, January and February. To help keep residents safe this season, the Pittsburg Fire Department is sharing some essential hom...More >>
  • Joplin Museum Exhibit Features WWI Collection and Local History

    Joplin Museum Exhibit Features WWI Collection and Local History

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-11-12 05:13:09 GMT

    Veterans of World War I and what they endured are part of   an exhibit  at the Joplin mineral museum.  

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    Veterans of World War I and what they endured are part of   an exhibit  at the Joplin mineral museum.  

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