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SAFEST CITIES

  • Carl Junction earns bragging rights as one of the safest cities in Missouri.  Carl Junction ranked third on the list from Safewise.com.  It used 2016 FBI violence crime data to create a top 20 list.  Carl Junction's crime is primarily property based.  The police chief says safety gets a boost from a good relationship with the school district where officers are located.

PENCE IN K.C.

  • Vice President Mike Pence was in Kansas City yesterday as part of a trip to fundraiser for conservative legislators throughout the Midwest.  On Wednesday he helped Kansas Republican congressman Kevin Yoder, who faces a tough re-election fight in the state's third district.  Pence's visit centered around promoting President Trump's tax plan.

REUNITING IMMIGRANTS

  • The Trump administration says by this morning it expects all children under the age of five who are eligible will be reunited with immigrant parents in the U.S.  Government attorneys told a U.S. district judge in San Diego they need more time to track down parents who have already been deported.  The deadline for reuniting parents with the roughly 2,000 older children remaining is later this month.

SCHNATTER RESIGNS

  • The man who founded and was the public face of Papa Johns pizza, John Schnatter has resigned from his role as chairman of the board.  Schnatter reportedly used a racial slur during a conference call in May.  He has apologized.
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  • #15 Pitt State Tops UNK, Takes Over 1st Place in MIAA

    #15 Pitt State Tops UNK, Takes Over 1st Place in MIAA

    Saturday, September 22 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-09-23 03:12:57 GMT

    With Northwest Missouri's loss to UCO Saturday, the Gorillas are the only undefeated team in the league through four weeks of the season. 

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    With Northwest Missouri's loss to UCO Saturday, the Gorillas are the only undefeated team in the league through four weeks of the season. 

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  • Wyandotte Nation Searches for New Police Chief

    Wyandotte Nation Searches for New Police Chief

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:46:24 GMT
    Ken MurphyKen Murphy

    The Wyandotte Nation is searching for the next Chief of Police, according to the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma. Ken Murphy has resigned his position as Chief of Police of the Wyandotte Nation Tribal Police Department (WNTPD) after serving in the position for nine years. Officer Faron Lee, who has served with the department for eleven years, will serve as Interim Police Chief.

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    The Wyandotte Nation is searching for the next Chief of Police, according to the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma. Ken Murphy has resigned his position as Chief of Police of the Wyandotte Nation Tribal Police Department (WNTPD) after serving in the position for nine years. Officer Faron Lee, who has served with the department for eleven years, will serve as Interim Police Chief.

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  • President Trump Speaks at Rally in Springfield, MO

    President Trump Speaks at Rally in Springfield, MO

    Friday, September 21 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-09-22 01:37:05 GMT

    President Trump is scheduled to arrive at Springfield-Branson National Airport in Missouri at 4:45 PM CDT on September 21st, 2018. He's set to participate in a roundtable with supporters around 5:30 p.m. (closed press). Following the roundtable, the President will hold a "Make America Great Again Rally" at the JQH Arena at 6:30 PM CDT (685 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway). KOAM and FOX14 will live stream the rally on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/koamfox14/ Twee...

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    President Trump is scheduled to arrive at Springfield-Branson National Airport in Missouri at 4:45 PM CDT on September 21st, 2018. He's set to participate in a roundtable with supporters around 5:30 p.m. (closed press). Following the roundtable, the President will hold a "Make America Great Again Rally" at the JQH Arena at 6:30 PM CDT (685 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway). KOAM and FOX14 will live stream the rally on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/koamfox14/ Twee...

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