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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 4-10

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NEW JOPLIN MAYOR

  • The city of Joplin has a new mayor.. Who's no stranger to the position.  Council members approved Gary Shaw for the position last night.  He's beginning his 5th term on the council.  He's also a former Joplin mayor.. Holding the title for one term before the 2011 tornado.

KANSAS EDUCATION FUNDING

  • Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer was expected to sign a bill passed by the house and senate this weekend for education funding.  However, an error was discovered, and now the bill has to wait for a "technical reading" on April 26th when legislators reconvene.   The bill, in it's correct form, would bring around a $940,000 funding increase for Pittsburg Schools in the 20-18, 20-19 school year.

OKLAHOMA TEACHER WALKOUT

  • In Oklahoma.  The statewide "teacher walkout" enters it 2nd week.  Hundreds were back in Oklahoma City yesterday.  Last week, the "Oklahoma State School Boards Association" released a statement encouraging teachers to return to their classrooms.  Some schools in Ottawa County, including the Miami School District, have canceled classes for today.

FBI RAID

  • The President is lashing out after the FBI raided the New York home and office of his longtime attorney, Michael Cohen.  Federal investigators seized documents and other materials yesterday, as part of a referral by the office of Special Counsel, Robert Mueller.  CBS News has learned the evidence seized was part of an investigation into possible campaign finance violations...and included communications with the President

FACEBOOK HEARING

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress today, about data privacy.  In prepared remarks released yesterday, Zuckerberg apologized to its users saying the company didn't do enough to prevent its tools from being used for harm.  Last week, Zuckerberg acknowledged up to 87 million Facebook users likely had their personal data accessed by a political consulting firm.
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  • Mother Road Part of US Bicycle Route: Ribbon Cutting Marks Start of Big Bam Ride

    Mother Road Part of US Bicycle Route: Ribbon Cutting Marks Start of Big Bam Ride

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 03:50:11 GMT

    Two cycling events both follow Route 66. As the Oklahoma Freewheel comes to a close, the Big Bam Ride begins in Joplin.  After riding 425 miles across Oklahoma and Kansas, roughly five hundred cyclists will be departing on a five-day cycling tour  along historic route 66  for the Big Bam ride. 

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    Two cycling events both follow Route 66. As the Oklahoma Freewheel comes to a close, the Big Bam Ride begins in Joplin.  After riding 425 miles across Oklahoma and Kansas, roughly five hundred cyclists will be departing on a five-day cycling tour  along historic route 66  for the Big Bam ride. 

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  • Gubernatorial Straw Poll Puts Kobach in Lead

    Gubernatorial Straw Poll Puts Kobach in Lead

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-06-18 02:29:00 GMT
    Kris KobachKris Kobach
    Kris KobachKris Kobach

    GOP Candidates for governor in Kansas took part in a debate and forum in Parsons Saturday night. During the event a straw poll was conducted. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was a clear leader with 51% of the straw poll votes. 

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    GOP Candidates for governor in Kansas took part in a debate and forum in Parsons Saturday night. During the event a straw poll was conducted. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was a clear leader with 51% of the straw poll votes. 

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  • Green Way Outdoors Back in Oklahoma With Cat-fishing Safety Tips

    Green Way Outdoors Back in Oklahoma With Cat-fishing Safety Tips

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-06-17 02:19:16 GMT

     "Pretty sure he just got bit!" .And yes, that's the goal of noodling. "Somebody has to shove you in, and you're inside a cave that's real tight and claustrophobic and you're attempting to get bit by a fish" says Kyle Green, the executive director and host of the Green Way Outdoors. The crew is back in Northeast Oklahoma highlighting a tradition Native Americans started in our area hundreds of years ago, noodling. "You stick your hand in there, the...

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     "Pretty sure he just got bit!" .And yes, that's the goal of noodling. "Somebody has to shove you in, and you're inside a cave that's real tight and claustrophobic and you're attempting to get bit by a fish" says Kyle Green, the executive director and host of the Green Way Outdoors. The crew is back in Northeast Oklahoma highlighting a tradition Native Americans started in our area hundreds of years ago, noodling. "You stick your hand in there, the...

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