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"On this date in Missouri history..." something interesting happened and for more than twenty years, Bob Priddy has been telling stories from Missouri's rich past in this series.

"On this date in Missouri history..." something interesting happened and for more than twenty years, Bob Priddy has been telling stories from Missouri's rich past in this series.
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"On this date in Missouri history..." something interesting happened and for more than twenty years, Bob Priddy has been telling stories from Missouri's rich past in this series.

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Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-23-2018

10/23/2018
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Top Stories: St. Louis police say a substandard bridge was responsible when a vehicle hit its side barrier which tumbled into a car below killing its driver in July. KTVI reports an officer’s report said it’s reasonable to believe a fixed barrier would have prevented its collapse and the fatal injury. And federal court documents link the former Regency […]

Speaker Richardson will be Missouri’s new Medicaid director (AUDIO)

10/23/2018
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Missouri’s House Speaker has been appointed as the new state Medicaid director, effective November 1. Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) Director Steve Corsi has appointed House Speaker Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, to the post. Governor Mike Parson (R) tells the Capitol Press Corps the appointment highlights his priority of bringing stability to state government. […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-22-18

10/22/2018
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Top Stories: Three men are in custody following the homicide of a 17-year-old yesterday in southeast Missouri’s Malden. Three men, two 19-year-olds’ and one 17-year-old are in jail after the 17-year-old male was found on a front porch. And Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis lit 142 candles on the altar before a mass for peace yesterday. The […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-18-2018

10/18/2018
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Top Stories: A man drowned in mid-Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks yesterday. 78-year-old Ronald Miller of Fenton fell out of a bass boat while on the main channel of the lake yesterday. And a St. Peters man from eastern Missouri died in a helicopter crash yesterday in mid-Missouri’s Callaway County. The Post-Dispatch 47-year-old Charles Prather appears to have been […]

LISTEN: Blues lose a heart breaker in the closing seconds. Yeo not happy with the effort

10/18/2018
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Brendan Gallagher scored the winning goal with just 11 seconds left in regulation as the Canadiens clipped the Blues 3-2 in Montreal. Max Domi and Mike Reilly also lit the lamp for the Habs, who have won three straight to improve to 4-1-and-1 on the season. Carey Price posted 23 saves in the victory. Vince […]

Chinn: high-speed internet crucial to attract next-generation Missouri farmers (AUDIO)

10/18/2018
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The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) director says technology is important in attracting young farmers. MDA says the average age of a Missouri farmer is 58. “Two of the top priorities the governor has is workforce development and infrastructure,” MDA Director Chris Chinn says. “And I think those play in very nicely to how we […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-17-2018

10/17/2018
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Top Stories: Police swarmed over Kansas City’s upscale Country Club Plaza shopping District yesterday after reports of as many as five shots fired. Two suspects were taken into custody after parking garages were put into lock-downs. Investigators say human remains were in place for weeks before a woman taking a shortcut through woods stumbled them in eastern Missouri’s Jefferson County this week. […]

LISTEN: Mozeliak on Oquendo’s departure from #STLCards staff: “No doubt he’s going to be a loss.”

10/17/2018
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Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak announced Tuesday that St. Louis Cardinals third base coach Jose Oquendo would like to find a coaching opportunity that would allow him to work near his home in Jupiter, Fla. Oquendo informed the club a week after the season ended that he will leave manager Mike Shildt’s coaching […]

Missouri’s proposed gas tax increase receives support from business and labor (AUDIO)

10/17/2018
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Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe told business leaders in Columbia on Tuesday that a proposed gasoline tax increase is receiving bipartisan support. Missourians will be casting ballots in November on Proposition D, which is a ten-cent gasoline tax increase. Kehoe delivered a presentation to the Columbia Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, noting the measure has […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-16-2018

10/16/2018
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Top Stories: Republican U.S. Representative Ann Wagner declined to participate in a candidate forum last night in the St. Louis area that featured the Democratic and Libertarian nominees. A spokeswoman for Wagner accused the forum’s organizers, the League of Women Voters, of being biased against Republicans. And two Kansas City K-Mart stores along with one in St. Joseph will close […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-15-2018

10/15/2018
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Top Stories: Rain-soaked rivers and creeks continue rising in Missouri, closing more than 80 roads and inundating farmland. The Missouri Department of Transportation says the road closures are mostly in the northwest part of the state, where nearly two dozen counties are under a flood warning. And three additional members of the elite Missouri Task […]

MoDOT director: I-270 in St. Louis area “is in desperate need of repair” (AUDIO)

10/15/2018
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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) director says the agency is using nets on heavily-traveled I-270 in St. Louis County, to keep pieces of bridges from falling off. MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna made the announcement about the nets during last week’s meeting with planning partners in Jefferson City. “It’s one of the oldest segments of […]

Company to build massive manufacturing facility in rural Missouri town (AUDIO)

10/12/2018
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The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) says a leader in the window and door industry plans to build a $65 million plant in the mid-Missouri town of Eldon. Freeburg-based Quaker Windows and Doors plans to purchase more than 100 acres in Eldon to construct a new 200,000 square foot manufacturing facility. DED says the […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-11-2018

10/11/2018
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Top Stories: Missouri Department of Corrections Director Anne Precythe is being criticized for a photograph capturing her holding a beer while wearing a department logo at a golf fundraiser. The prison employee union chief says employees would face discipline for doing the same thing in uniform. And President Donald Trump signed two bills at the White House yesterday that were backed […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-10-2018

10/10/2018
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Top Stories: Heavy rain across the middle portion of Missouri is posing flood threats. The Kansas City area is in under a flood warning while Columbia and Jefferson City are under the same condition from today through Monday afternoon and St. Louis will have a flood warning until further notice beginning tomorrow. Municipal utility electric line crews from Missouri […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-9-2018

10/9/2018
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Top Stories: The Missouri Task Force One emergency response operation is sending a 16-person Swiftwater Rescue Team to Florida in support of Hurricane Michael. The group from mid-Missouri’s Boone County Fire Protection District will arrive at Elgin Air Force Base by 6 a.m. tomorrow. And Heavy rain is bringing flood danger across the middle portion of Missouri this week. The […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-5-2018

10/5/2018
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Top Stories: A wrongful death lawsuit over a developmentally disabled Missouri man whose body was found inside concrete after he went missing from a supported living home has been settled. An attorney the agreement provides adequate money for the family of Carl DeBrodie and ways to improve oversight of care for people in supported living homes. […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-4-2018

10/4/2018
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Top Stories: A 2.1 magnitude earthquake shook near southeast Missouri’s Marston last evening. The United States Geological Survey says the tremor was centered about 23 miles from Sikeston just before 7 pm. And the son of the founder of the popular southwest Missouri restaurant Lambert’s Cafe has pleaded not guilty to child sex trafficking. Fifty-year-old Benjamin Lambert is accused […]

Missouri Highway Patrol: most vehicle-deer strikes happen in October and November (AUDIO)

10/4/2018
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Missouri state troopers are warning drivers to be on the lookout for deer. Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain John Hotz says there were more than 4,000 vehicle-deer collisions in Missouri in 2017. Hotz says the majority of those crashes happen in October and November. “We start off with kind of with the harvest season and […]

Missourinet 7 a.m. News 10-3-2018

10/3/2018
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Top Stories: The Board of Alderman in southwest Missouri’s Branson have decided to delay moving forward on a proposed memorial monument in honor of 17 people who died in July’s duck boat tragedy on Lake Taneycomo. There’s disagreement on exactly where to situate the memorial. And Southwest Airlines is looking to vastly expand its baggage claim area at St. Louis Lambert […]