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Christine Clarity McDonald
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
Kevin Killeen
November 25, 2019 - 5:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - If her life sounds like it ought to be a movie, Christine Clarity McDonald agrees. A runaway from a broken home, forced into prostitution, McDonald says she's been drugged, beaten, branded, attacked by rats, left for dead in a shallow grave, and forced to decide whether she could...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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Associated Press
November 25, 2019 - 4:11 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, city leaders and police chiefs on Monday proposed a three-pronged plan to fight gun violence that includes keeping firearms from minors, domestic abusers and violent offenders. St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield all have experienced spikes...
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Catholic church
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Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Facing thousands of cases of clergy sex abuse, U.S. Catholic leaders addressed their greatest crisis in the modern era with a promised reform: Mandatory review boards. These independent panels with lay people in each diocese would review allegations fairly and kindly. And they would help bishops...
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Kansas City votes to remove King's name from historic street
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Associated Press
November 06, 2019 - 2:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved removing Dr. Martin Luther King's name from one of the city's most historic boulevards, less than a year after the city council decided to rename The Paseo for the civil rights icon.
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Associated Press
September 20, 2019 - 3:40 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City, Missouri, police are urging people not to leave grenades "just lying around'' after the discovery of one led officers to temporarily block off surrounding streets. Police say the modified grenade was found Wednesday morning in a pile of belongings that appeared...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 11:27 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Mike Parson says he will not call a special legislative session to address gun violence in St. Louis and Kansas City. St. Louis lawmakers on Saturday asked Parson to call the emergency session after three children were killed during a violent weekend . Parson said in...
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(Children's Mercy Kansas City)
July 31, 2019 - 12:29 pm
(KMOX) - The neonatal intensive care unit at one Missouri hospital is experiencing a small baby boom. Not because of the number of babies being cared for, but because of the number of babies the staff is having. There are 36 Children's Mercy Hospital NICU nurses giving birth this year. As of July...
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Jason Kander
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July 26, 2019 - 10:23 am
By MARGARET STAFFORD and JIM SALTER Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Not so many months ago, Jason Kander was spending his life on airplanes. The picture of youth and energy, Kander was in demand from Democratic groups across the U.S., a military veteran from middle America making a...
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man arrested
July 23, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By MARGARET STAFFORD Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officers trying to arrest a Mexican man who is in the U.S. illegally smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of his girlfriend and two young children, prompting condemnation from the woman's...
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