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SEAL OF BI-LITERACY

  • It will be easier and cheaper for some to get a major or minor in another language at PSU.  With the "Seal of Bi-Literacy" students in participating high schools would be able to use their seals to hopefully test out of some college courses. Here’s how it works: If a student enters college with a qualifying seal and gets at least a "C" in a college language course, they'll be able to major in the language with just six more classes.

JOPLIN SHOOTING AUTOPSY

  • The Jasper County Coroner says an autopsy has been completed on the victim of a weekend shooting in Joplin.  The coroner says 36-year old Daywon Carson of Joplin died from a single gun shot wound to the chest.  The shooting happened Saturday on South Connor in Joplin.  Joplin police are investigating the shooting as possible self-defense.

MESA POLICE VIOLENCE

  • Four members of the Mesa, Arizona police department have been placed on leave after video emerged of a violent May 23rd arrest.  It shows the officers repeatedly punching and kicking an unarmed man inside an apartment building.  Mesa Police say he was being uncooperative and appeared to be getting ready to fight them.

GUATEMALA VOLCANO

  • The death toll in Guatemala continues to rise following the eruption of the Volcano del Fuego on Sunday.  At last count, there were 99 confirmed victims... so far, only 28 of them have been positively identified.  Last night, members of the U-S Air Force flew a group of severely injured young Guatemalans to a Galveston, Texas hospital for treatment.
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  • 2 Registered Offenders Wanted in Cherokee County, KS

    2 Registered Offenders Wanted in Cherokee County, KS

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:47:41 GMT
    Daniel EulittDaniel Eulitt

    Investigators with the Cherokee County, Kansas Sheriff's Office continues to ensure that registered sex, drug and violent offenders throughout the county have been complying with their post-conviction registration requirements. They've conducted compliance checks over the past several weeks. Authorities say as a result of those investigations, several offenders were arrested on allegations of being in violation of the Kansas Offender Registration Act. Detectives have also...

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    Investigators with the Cherokee County, Kansas Sheriff's Office continues to ensure that registered sex, drug and violent offenders throughout the county have been complying with their post-conviction registration requirements. They've conducted compliance checks over the past several weeks. Authorities say as a result of those investigations, several offenders were arrested on allegations of being in violation of the Kansas Offender Registration Act. Detectives have also...

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  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 8-17

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 8-17

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:30:55 GMT

    A lawsuit filed seeks to bring down both Howsman buildings in Joplin  after the city recently voted to rehab one.  Plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    A lawsuit filed seeks to bring down both Howsman buildings in Joplin  after the city recently voted to rehab one.  Plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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  • Humboldt Police Chief Fired

    Humboldt Police Chief Fired

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:05:27 GMT

    The city of Humboldt, Kansas  is searching for a new police chief after firing its current one.

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    The city of Humboldt, Kansas  is searching for a new police chief after firing its current one.

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