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Missouri Democrats sue over Lt. Governor appointment

Missouri Democrats sue over Lt. Governor appointment

Posted 10:17 AM 6/19/2018 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri Democratic Party is suing to block the appointment of Mike Kehoe as lieutenant governor.

The suit, announced in a press release Tuesday, reopens a longstanding legal debate over whether the governor has the power to appoint someone to the (More)

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Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Posted 6:22 PM 6/18/2018 by The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space — though he may have limited power to develop a new military command.

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Tuesday hearing to address Greitens' use of Confide app

Tuesday hearing to address Greitens' use of Confide app

Posted 7:56 AM 6/19/2018 by Sarah Hempelmann, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLE COUNTY - Former Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys will meet with lawyers Tuesday to discuss his use of the Confide app while in office.

Confide is an app used to "discuss sensitive topics, brainstorm ideas or give unfiltered opinions without fear of the Internet’s (More)

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Columbia health officials offer safety tips in hot weather

Columbia health officials offer safety tips in hot weather

Posted 11:11 AM 6/18/2018 by Sierra Morris, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia is under a heat advisory until Monday evening.

The National Weather Service issued the advisory on Friday. The heat index is expected to reach 105. City health officials are advising people take extra precaution when going outside.

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JUNETEENTH : Mid-Mo remembers the end of slavery in the U.S.

JUNETEENTH : Mid-Mo remembers the end of slavery in the U.S.

Posted 10:29 AM 6/19/2018 by Kamaria Braye, KOMU 8 News

JEFFERSON CITY- Juneteenth brings communities together to honor the official ending of slavery in the U.S. One group in Jefferson City held a series of events to recognize the holiday.

Juneteenth-Jefferson City is a non- profit organization. The group started the Juneteenth celebration in (More)

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