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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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  • Hospitals Team Up for Expanded Service in SEKS

    Hospitals Team Up for Expanded Service in SEKS

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-10-18 22:55:41 GMT

    Freeman Health System and Labette Health announced a formal collaboration Thursday that offers  security to the rural hospital and more services to patients currently forced to travel across the state line. 

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    Freeman Health System and Labette Health announced a formal collaboration Thursday that offers  security to the rural hospital and more services to patients currently forced to travel across the state line. 

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  • Galena Looks for District Title, Perfect Regular Season

    Galena Looks for District Title, Perfect Regular Season

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-10-18 22:09:40 GMT

    The Bulldogs (7-0) will be on the road against Parsons (6-1) trying to earn the 3A District 1 title and finish off their 2nd straight undefeated regular season.

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    The Bulldogs (7-0) will be on the road against Parsons (6-1) trying to earn the 3A District 1 title and finish off their 2nd straight undefeated regular season.

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  • Break-In Attempted with Sword, 2 Charged

    Break-In Attempted with Sword, 2 Charged

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:52:32 GMT
    Surveillance video of attempted break-in at Scammon Express Convenience Store, Oct. 2018Surveillance video of attempted break-in at Scammon Express Convenience Store, Oct. 2018

    Two people are arrested and charged after a failed burglary attempt at Scammon Express Convenience Store. The Cherokee County, Kansas Sheriff's Office says the crime happened around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 13th, 2018. Deputies responded to a commercial alarm at the business. Authorities say surveillance video showed two suspects walking up to the door with bandanas over their faces. One of the suspects attempted to smash the glass doors with what appears to be a homemad...

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    Two people are arrested and charged after a failed burglary attempt at Scammon Express Convenience Store. The Cherokee County, Kansas Sheriff's Office says the crime happened around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 13th, 2018. Deputies responded to a commercial alarm at the business. Authorities say surveillance video showed two suspects walking up to the door with bandanas over their faces. One of the suspects attempted to smash the glass doors with what appears to be a homemad...

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