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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 4-19

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COUNCILMAN RESIGNS

  • A newly elected Joplin City Council member steps down, due to prior drug convictions.  Joshua Bard was charged in 2005 in Newton County for "manufacturing a controlled substance".  Joplin's Mayor Gary Shaw tells us Bard's replacement will be selected by the council.  He says he hopes to start the process very soon.

ARSON ARREST

  • State investigators say the fire that destroyed a vacant house on Gum Lane in rural Cherokee County on Tuesday was arson.  And now they've arrested a couple of suspects in the case.  Authorities have not yet filed charges.

TRUMP NORTH KOREA MEETING

  • President Trump says he's optimistic about his planned summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jung Un but is ready to back out if it becomes clear no progress will be made.  CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend, setting the groundwork for the summit.  Mr. Trump says the meeting will happen in the coming weeks.  A venue has not yet been decided.

PRINCE DEATH

  • And later today, we will know if anyone will be charged in the death of musician Prince.  Minnesota prosecutors say they will make an announcement concerning potential charges after prince died of a drug overdose two years ago this week.  He was found unresponsive in an elevator in his home.
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  • Jimmy Dean sausage recalled due to metal contamination

    Jimmy Dean sausage recalled due to metal contamination

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-12-11 17:35:08 GMT
    A popular breakfast sausage is taking itself off the menu. CTI Foods LLC, is recalling 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat poultry and pork sausage links.A popular breakfast sausage is taking itself off the menu. CTI Foods LLC, is recalling 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat poultry and pork sausage links.

    A popular breakfast sausage is taking itself off the menu. CTI Foods LLC, is recalling 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat poultry and pork sausage links after five people called the US Food Safety and Inspection Service to let them know they had found metal pieces in the sausage.

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    A popular breakfast sausage is taking itself off the menu. CTI Foods LLC, is recalling 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat poultry and pork sausage links after five people called the US Food Safety and Inspection Service to let them know they had found metal pieces in the sausage.

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  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 12-11

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 12-11

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 8:36 AM EST2018-12-11 13:36:16 GMT

    A judge has sentenced a Galena, Kansas man who pleaded guilty to two arsons.  Plus all the news you need to know before you walk out the door.

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    A judge has sentenced a Galena, Kansas man who pleaded guilty to two arsons.  Plus all the news you need to know before you walk out the door.

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  • PSU Remembers Jack Overman

    PSU Remembers Jack Overman

    Monday, December 10 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-12-11 02:22:53 GMT

    There was a bit of a solemn mood at Pittsburg State University Monday as the campus community reflected on the passing of their number one fan. Jack Overman passed away over the weekend at the age of 100.

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    There was a bit of a solemn mood at Pittsburg State University Monday as the campus community reflected on the passing of their number one fan. Jack Overman passed away over the weekend at the age of 100.

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