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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 4-25

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OKLAHOMA BUDGET

  • Oklahoma lawmakers put the finishing touches on the state budget.  State Senate and House committees met on Tuesday to discuss the proposed $7.5 Billion plan.  The budget proposal calls for increases for the department of corrections, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and education, which will see a 15% increase in funding. 

SHOWER THE PEOPLE

  • The Joplin Salvation Army Center of Hope opens a new program called "Shower the People".  The program uses center showers for the homeless.  It provides soap, shampoo, shaving utensils and towels.  The showers are available on alternating days for men and women.           Participants need to make appointments.

FRENCH ADDRESS TO CONGRESS

  • French President Emmanuel Macron addresses a joint meeting of congress, a day after attending a state dinner at the white house.  On Tuesday, Macron urged President Trump to keep U.S. troops in Syria, and stay in the Iran nuclear deal.  The 2015 pact lifts economic sanctions in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear ambitions. 

HOME DEPOT SHOOTING

  • The man accused of shooting two Dallas police officers and a civilian near a Home Depot, is in custody.  Authorities in the city arrested 29-year old Armando Juarez Tuesday night, following a high speed chase.  Police located him in a white truck they believe he fled in after the shootings.
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  • Parsons Upsets Pratt in First Round of State Baseball

    Parsons Upsets Pratt in First Round of State Baseball

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:09:10 GMT

    The 7th-seeded Vikings topped #2 Pratt 5-2 to move on to Friday's semifinal round. 

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    The 7th-seeded Vikings topped #2 Pratt 5-2 to move on to Friday's semifinal round. 

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  • Iola Advances in 4A-DII State Tournament

    Iola Advances in 4A-DII State Tournament

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:05:10 GMT

    Iola will face Anderson County in the state semifinals on Friday morning. 

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    Iola will face Anderson County in the state semifinals on Friday morning. 

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  • Joplin Family Looks for Assistance After Apartment Fire

    Joplin Family Looks for Assistance After Apartment Fire

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:22:25 GMT

    According to neighbors, the man who started the fire got into an altercation with his significant other.

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    According to neighbors, the man who started the fire got into an altercation with his significant other.

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