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Gulf of Mexico
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
June 11, 2019 - 2:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scientists are predicting a near-record Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" where the water holds too little oxygen to sustain marine life. "A major factor contributing to the large dead zone this year is the abnormally high amount of spring rainfall in many parts of the Mississippi River...
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dairy farm
Scott Olson/Getty Image
June 11, 2019 - 1:06 pm
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing calves. The Newton County Sheriff's Office says...
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parents and child
June 11, 2019 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Sen. Roy Blunt announced Monday legislation that would make adoption more affordable for families by making the tax credit fully refundable. “Over 100,000 children are waiting for adoption into a family who can give them the loving home they deserve,” Blunt said in a news...
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cow at dairy farm
Scott Olson/Getty Images
June 10, 2019 - 3:23 pm
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (KMOX/AP) — Three people are being charged in regards to an investigation of Fair Oaks Farm, a major dairy farm in Indiana, after videos were released last week documenting animal abuse. The Newton County Sheriff's Office confirmed the charges are for the beating of a vertebrate...
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Manhattan helicopter crash
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
June 10, 2019 - 1:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A helicopter crash-landed on the roof a midtown Manhattan skyscraper Monday, killing the pilot, authorities said. The crash happened at around 2 p.m. in a steady rain and clouds that obscured the roof of the tower, the AXA Equitable building. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who spoke to...
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dairy farm
Scott Olson/Getty Image
June 05, 2019 - 6:09 pm
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP/KMOX) — Retailers began pulling Fairlife products from their shelves Wednesday as police investigated alleged animal abuse after an animal rights group released graphic video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular destination...
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June 03, 2019 - 12:13 pm
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off a keynote Monday expected to preview upcoming changes to the company's phone and computer software as it diversifies to offset eroding sales of its bedrock product, the iPhone. Many of the software updates are expected to be tailored for...
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(KMOX file photo)
May 31, 2019 - 11:10 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Amtrak says flooding is forcing it to suspend service between St. Louis and Fort Worth, Texas, until June 7. Amtrak officials said in a news release Friday that flooding has diverted freight train traffic onto tracks used by the passenger train service. Service between Chicago and...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2019, file phtoo a banner for Uber is draped on the front of the New York Stock Exchange before the world's largest ride-hailing service holds its initial public offering. If you misbehave repeatedly while getting a ride from Uber, you could get booted off the app. The company says that starting Wednesday, May 29, riders with a rating from drivers that’s significantly below average could lose their ability to ride. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 29, 2019 - 10:25 am
If you misbehave repeatedly while getting a ride from Uber, you could get booted off the app. The company said that starting Wednesday, riders with a rating from drivers that's significantly below average could lose their ability to ride. But before that happens they'll get tips on how to improve...
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Andrew Jackson $20 dollar bill
May 23, 2019 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — A redesign of the $20 bill, which was supposed to be released next year, has been postponed until 2028, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. CBS News reported that the bill was expected to feature anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman, but Mnuchin said the focus right...
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