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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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  • Mother Road Part of US Bicycle Route: Ribbon Cutting Marks Start of Big Bam Ride

    Mother Road Part of US Bicycle Route: Ribbon Cutting Marks Start of Big Bam Ride

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 03:50:11 GMT

    Two cycling events both follow Route 66. As the Oklahoma Freewheel comes to a close, the Big Bam Ride begins in Joplin.  After riding 425 miles across Oklahoma and Kansas, roughly five hundred cyclists will be departing on a five-day cycling tour  along historic route 66  for the Big Bam ride. 

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    Two cycling events both follow Route 66. As the Oklahoma Freewheel comes to a close, the Big Bam Ride begins in Joplin.  After riding 425 miles across Oklahoma and Kansas, roughly five hundred cyclists will be departing on a five-day cycling tour  along historic route 66  for the Big Bam ride. 

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  • Gubernatorial Straw Poll Puts Kobach in Lead

    Gubernatorial Straw Poll Puts Kobach in Lead

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-06-18 02:29:00 GMT
    Kris KobachKris Kobach
    Kris KobachKris Kobach

    GOP Candidates for governor in Kansas took part in a debate and forum in Parsons Saturday night. During the event a straw poll was conducted. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was a clear leader with 51% of the straw poll votes. 

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    GOP Candidates for governor in Kansas took part in a debate and forum in Parsons Saturday night. During the event a straw poll was conducted. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was a clear leader with 51% of the straw poll votes. 

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  • Green Way Outdoors Back in Oklahoma With Cat-fishing Safety Tips

    Green Way Outdoors Back in Oklahoma With Cat-fishing Safety Tips

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-06-17 02:19:16 GMT

     "Pretty sure he just got bit!" .And yes, that's the goal of noodling. "Somebody has to shove you in, and you're inside a cave that's real tight and claustrophobic and you're attempting to get bit by a fish" says Kyle Green, the executive director and host of the Green Way Outdoors. The crew is back in Northeast Oklahoma highlighting a tradition Native Americans started in our area hundreds of years ago, noodling. "You stick your hand in there, the...

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     "Pretty sure he just got bit!" .And yes, that's the goal of noodling. "Somebody has to shove you in, and you're inside a cave that's real tight and claustrophobic and you're attempting to get bit by a fish" says Kyle Green, the executive director and host of the Green Way Outdoors. The crew is back in Northeast Oklahoma highlighting a tradition Native Americans started in our area hundreds of years ago, noodling. "You stick your hand in there, the...

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