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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 4-11

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WEBSITE SHUT DOWN

  • BACKPAGE.COM can no longer be accessed.  The FBI shut down the website.  The law enforcement agency says the site was best known for selling sex.  It's also been reported, since Backpage was founded in 2004, it's earned $500-Million in revenue from prostitution.

TAR CREEK AUDIT

  • Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter reverses course and releases a 2011 state audit into the cleanup of the tar creek superfund site in Northeastern Oklahoma that suggested the job cost taxpayers five times as much as it should have.  Hunter released two separate tar creek audits on Monday after being sued late last year by a Washington based public watchdog group the “Campaign for Accountability”.

TEACHER WALKOUT

  • The battle over education funding in Oklahoma now enters its 8th day.  The Miami school district has cancelled classes again today, Commerce is out for the rest of the week, and Quapaw officials tell us school will be out until a resolution is reached.

SYRIA DECISION

  • President Trump is getting closer to a decision, with France and the UK, on how to respond to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons on its own people.   Yesterday, the United Nations voted on rival resolutions from the U-S and Russia....and made no progress.  The White House says the President has canceled a planned trip to South America because of the Syrian crisis.
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  • Carthage Hammers Lebanon, Advances to State Semifinals

    Carthage Hammers Lebanon, Advances to State Semifinals

    Friday, November 16 2018 10:21 PM EST2018-11-17 03:21:44 GMT

    Highlights from the Tigers' 43-8 win over Lebanon in the Class 5 Quarterfinals Friday night.

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    Highlights from the Tigers' 43-8 win over Lebanon in the Class 5 Quarterfinals Friday night.

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  • Jones, Lewis Sign at Joplin High School

    Jones, Lewis Sign at Joplin High School

    Friday, November 16 2018 7:02 PM EST2018-11-17 00:02:05 GMT

    Grant Jones (Baseball) and Garret Lewis (Tennis) signed Letters of Intent Friday afternoon at Joplin High School. 

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    Grant Jones (Baseball) and Garret Lewis (Tennis) signed Letters of Intent Friday afternoon at Joplin High School. 

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  • Vogt Signs at Carthage High School

    Vogt Signs at Carthage High School

    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:52 PM EST2018-11-16 01:52:43 GMT

    Trason Vogt is an All-Conference and All-District pitcher for Carthage. 

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    Trason Vogt is an All-Conference and All-District pitcher for Carthage. 

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