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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 11-7

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MISSOURI SENATE RACE

  • Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley unseated incumbent democratic Senator Claire McCaskill.  Hawley gave his victory speech last night before supporters.  Hawley touted himself as a self-proclaimed champion of President Trump's agenda who said McCaskill had become out-of-touch politically with the state she represents.  McCaskill has been a senator for Missouri since 2007.

KANSAS GOVERNOR RACE

  • Democrat Laura Kelly will be the next Kansas governor, beating Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach.  Kobach called himself a strong ally of President Trump.  In a state that is considered deep red with party registration showing 44 percent of people are registered as Republicans and only 25 percent as Democrats, Kelly made enough converts to get the job done.

OKLAHOMA GOVERNOR RACE

  • Political newcomer, businessman Kevin Stitt wins the election for Oklahoma governor.  Stitt defeated Democrat and former State Attorney General Drew Edmondson in the open race to replace term-limited GOP Governor Mary Fallin.  In his victory speech, Stitt promised changes will come to the state of Oklahoma.

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  • Missouri authorities search for suspect vehicle in high-speed chase

    Missouri authorities search for suspect vehicle in high-speed chase

    Monday, November 12 2018 4:49 PM EST2018-11-12 21:49:07 GMT
    The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)
    The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)
    Authorities search for a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase through Lamar, Missouri. It happened on November 12th, 2018, around 7:40 a.m. The deputy first saw the vehicle near O Highway and 160 west of Lamar. The deputy then saw the vehicle travel east on 160 until it reached the substation by Barton County Electric where it then turned and went back west on 160 highway. Authorities say the vehicle continued until it turned at a residential driveway (before J Highway)...More >>
    Authorities search for a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase through Lamar, Missouri. It happened on November 12th, 2018, around 7:40 a.m. The deputy first saw the vehicle near O Highway and 160 west of Lamar. The deputy then saw the vehicle travel east on 160 until it reached the substation by Barton County Electric where it then turned and went back west on 160 highway. Authorities say the vehicle continued until it turned at a residential driveway (before J Highway)...More >>
  • Pittsburg Fire Department shares home heating safety tips

    Pittsburg Fire Department shares home heating safety tips

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:45 PM EST2018-11-12 17:45:34 GMT
    The cold weather has finally arrived, which means residents will be turning up their thermostats and using home heating devices to stay warm. During the cold-weather months, it is especially important to make sure homes are heated safely. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), half of home heating fires occur in the months of December, January and February. To help keep residents safe this season, the Pittsburg Fire Department is sharing some essential hom...More >>
    The cold weather has finally arrived, which means residents will be turning up their thermostats and using home heating devices to stay warm. During the cold-weather months, it is especially important to make sure homes are heated safely. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), half of home heating fires occur in the months of December, January and February. To help keep residents safe this season, the Pittsburg Fire Department is sharing some essential hom...More >>
  • Joplin Museum Exhibit Features WWI Collection and Local History

    Joplin Museum Exhibit Features WWI Collection and Local History

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-11-12 05:13:09 GMT

    Veterans of World War I and what they endured are part of   an exhibit  at the Joplin mineral museum.  

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    Veterans of World War I and what they endured are part of   an exhibit  at the Joplin mineral museum.  

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