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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 5-21

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FIRE TRUCK CRASH

  • Authorities say a Columbus, Kansas engine was responding to a fire on the west end of town, when a medical condition caused the driver to lose consciousness behind the wheel.  The fire truck then left the road and hit a tree.  No word yet on what medical condition caused the driver to pass out.  He was last reported to be alert and stable.      

LAKE OF THE OZARKS CRASH

  • A boat driver is arrested and is facing charges after three people died in a crash.  It happened around 2:00am Saturday morning at the Lake of the Ozarks.  The boat driver, 22-year old Hayden Frazier of Overland Park was arrested under suspicion that he was driving intoxicated.

HAWAII VOLCANO

  • A new threat for Hawaiians on the big island, lava has reached the Pacific ocean which may cause laze, a hazardous mix of glass particles and noxious gas.  More than 40 structures have already been destroyed by lava and one man was hit by lava splatter, shattering his leg from his shin to his foot.

NORTH CAROLINA RESTAURANT CRASH

  • And two people are dead after a North Carolina man drove his car into a restaurant on Sunday.  Police say Richard Self intentionally rammed his car into the Surf and Turf Lodge, killing his daughter, a Gaston County Sheriff's deputy--and one other person.  Self is being held without bond and will be in court later today.
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  • Youth Volunteer Corps Joplin Impacts Charities in First Summer of Work

    Youth Volunteer Corps Joplin Impacts Charities in First Summer of Work

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:51:14 GMT

     The Youth Volunteer Corps came to Crosslines on commodity day helping the charity efficiently serve more than three hundred people.

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     The Youth Volunteer Corps came to Crosslines on commodity day helping the charity efficiently serve more than three hundred people.

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  • Cancer Survivors Receive Special Gifts

    Cancer Survivors Receive Special Gifts

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:17:34 GMT

    A total of 25 craft kits and 80 blankets were delivered to Freeman thanks to Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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    A total of 25 craft kits and 80 blankets were delivered to Freeman thanks to Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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  • PSU Tuition Increase Approved

    PSU Tuition Increase Approved

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:49:10 GMT
    The Kansas Board of Regents approves Pittsburg State University's proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. With the 2.6% increase, full-time in-state undergraduate students will pay $73 more per semester bringing the total tuition rate to $2,847/semester. Full-time in-state graduate students will see an increase of $84 per semester bringing their total tuition rate to $3,280/semester. PSU says departments across campus are working to tighten spending. Official...More >>
    The Kansas Board of Regents approves Pittsburg State University's proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. With the 2.6% increase, full-time in-state undergraduate students will pay $73 more per semester bringing the total tuition rate to $2,847/semester. Full-time in-state graduate students will see an increase of $84 per semester bringing their total tuition rate to $3,280/semester. PSU says departments across campus are working to tighten spending. Official...More >>
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