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NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 10-10

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  • JOPLIN STORM DAMAGE

A line of storms that flipped cars in Midwest City Oklahoma did some damage in the four-states yesterday. The owner of this home on Central City Road in Joplin says the storm sent his garage into his yard. It caused some roof damage and also uprooted a large tree. No one was injured.

  • JAIL POLICY VIOLATION

A former Ottawa County Oklahoma jail inmate claims jail policy wasn't followed after he was attacked in jail. On September 19, Donald Herring was involved in a fight in the jail. Herring says it started in the recreation area when two other inmates jumped him and then a third in one of the jail pods. Herring alleges the fight lasted several minutes before jailers stopped it. The sheriff says the fight only lasted 22 seconds.

  • NEW 911 SYSTEM

Cherokee County, Kansas is getting a new 9-11 system. The new system, which is expected to be up and running in about a year, will change how people communicate with dispatchers. It'll allow people to text 9-11, and send pictures to dispatchers. The new system is funded through the nine-one-one tax. 

  • HURRICANE MICHAEL

Hurricane Michael is bearing down on the Florida panhandle. More than 100,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes as the storm approaches the coast. Michael is due to make landfall sometime later today, bringing an expected 8 - 12 foot storm surge with it.

  • HALEY RESIGNS

There was a surprise announcement at the White House yesterday. The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is stepping down, after two years on the job. She quickly became a star cabinet member and staunch defender of the president, playing key roles in sanctioning North Korea and pulling the U.S. out of the Iran Nuclear Deal.

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  • New Hospital Coming to Monett

    Monday, December 10 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-12-11 00:08:32 GMT
    CoxHealth Systems in Monett, Missouri announces plans to build a $42 million hospital in town. Jacob Murphy grew up with this hospital, and now he works here, providing care to patients he considers neighbors and friends. "I've always kind of liked helping people out and being able to do it in my hometown. See people I know, and be able to say 'hi,' and being able to help them is a big part of my life now, and I enjoy it," said Murphy, a radiology technician ...More >>
    CoxHealth Systems in Monett, Missouri announces plans to build a $42 million hospital in town. Jacob Murphy grew up with this hospital, and now he works here, providing care to patients he considers neighbors and friends. "I've always kind of liked helping people out and being able to do it in my hometown. See people I know, and be able to say 'hi,' and being able to help them is a big part of my life now, and I enjoy it," said Murphy, a radiology technician ...More >>
  • Citizens Express Concern in Redfield

    Citizens Express Concern in Redfield

    Sunday, December 9 2018 9:25 PM EST2018-12-10 02:25:00 GMT
    Rex Moore originally moved to Redfield to be closer to his wife's family and thought it would be a good place to live. "It was a nice town and everybody was friendly. You walk down the street, everybody waves at you," said Moore. After just two years, Moore is ready to leave. "Our house is almost paid off and we're already thinking about just going ahead in April, turning around and selling it and just moving out of town," explained Moore. ...More >>
    Rex Moore originally moved to Redfield to be closer to his wife's family and thought it would be a good place to live. "It was a nice town and everybody was friendly. You walk down the street, everybody waves at you," said Moore. After just two years, Moore is ready to leave. "Our house is almost paid off and we're already thinking about just going ahead in April, turning around and selling it and just moving out of town," explained Moore. ...More >>
  • Joplin and Seneca Police Team Up to Make Christmas Merrier for Kids

    Joplin and Seneca Police Team Up to Make Christmas Merrier for Kids

    Saturday, December 8 2018 5:02 PM EST2018-12-08 22:02:32 GMT

    Jessica Rhine is shopping with her three nieces, and Officer Josh Fort with the Seneca Police Department is helping.

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    Jessica Rhine is shopping with her three nieces, and Officer Josh Fort with the Seneca Police Department is helping.

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