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Missouri: State of the United States of America
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.

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Up to 300 teenagers involved in fight at amusement park: 'No one could leave'

Up to 300 teens were drawn into a ruckus that broke out at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Missouri, authorities said.
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Mom sues after spending 39 days in jail for paternity test refusal. Baby born prematurely

The Missouri woman said her incarceration caused her baby's premature birth and resulted in a later diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer.
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Videos for Missouri

Midwest Floods Could Be A Preview Of The Region's Future [Video]Midwest Floods Could Be A Preview Of The Region's Future

The warming climate has lead to more annual global precipitation. In the Midwest, the recent historic floods could become more common.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Georgetown students back slave reparations fee [Video]Georgetown students back slave reparations fee

Students at Georgetown University have voted in favor of paying reparations to the descendents of slaves who were sold by the university to keep the institution afloat. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published

Midwest Snowstorms Could Slow Down Spring Flooding [Video]Midwest Snowstorms Could Slow Down Spring Flooding

The newest batch of Midwest snow could improve some flood situations in the short term. Damage from floodwaters has already cost billions.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Nebraska's Devastating Floods Will Force Workers To Leave The Midwest In Droves [Video]Nebraska's Devastating Floods Will Force Workers To Leave The Midwest In Droves

Midwestern cities not only saw hiring decrease in March due to natural disaster, workers are also expected to migrate out of the area at high rates. According to LinkedIn's Workforce Report for April..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

No-meat Impossible Whopper debuts at Burger King [Video]No-meat Impossible Whopper debuts at Burger King

Plant-based burgers may finally be getting the recognition they need to go main stream. On Monday Burger King and Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods announced that they are rolling out the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:22Published

In Four Months We've Already Passed The Total Number of Measles Cases In 2018 [Video]In Four Months We've Already Passed The Total Number of Measles Cases In 2018

April 1 (UPI) -- More cases of measles have been reported four months into 2019 than were reported in all of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. So far, 387 cases have..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Missouri museum housing rare manuscripts catches fire [Video]Missouri museum housing rare manuscripts catches fire

A massive fire broke out in a museum of rare manuscripts in St. Louis, provoking fears over the fate of its priceless private collections of original manuscripts.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Record Flood Recedes Near Kansas City [Video]Record Flood Recedes Near Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - Record flooding along the Missouri River that left death and destruction in three Midwestern states appeared to have crested on Sunday in the Kansas City area without..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Flooding Contaminates Water For Kansas City Residents [Video]Flooding Contaminates Water For Kansas City Residents

Reuters reports record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, Missouri. The municipal water service warned the public on Saturday, saying the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Kansas City Issues Warning About Water Treatment Issues Caused By Flooding [Video]Kansas City Issues Warning About Water Treatment Issues Caused By Flooding

According to a report by Reuters, record flooding along the Missouri River caused by rain and melting snow have now impacted water treatment in the Kansas City, Missouri area, as the city's water..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

Missouri River Flooding Forces Evacuation [Video]Missouri River Flooding Forces Evacuation

Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America’s longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Deadly Floods Spread To Missouri, Leaving Trail Of Destruction In Midwest [Video]Deadly Floods Spread To Missouri, Leaving Trail Of Destruction In Midwest

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, frigid Missouri River floodwaters were expected to crest in northwestern Missouri, threatening more towns and cities after leaving a trail of ruins, death,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Severe Flooding Prompts Mandatory Evacuations In Missouri [Video]Severe Flooding Prompts Mandatory Evacuations In Missouri

Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency on March 21 and posted a video showing an aerial view of the severe flooding in the Northwest.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:17Published

Missouri Threatened By Flooding [Video]Missouri Threatened By Flooding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - Frigid floodwaters pushing down the Missouri River left ruins, death and drowned livestock in their wake across the U.S. Midwest’s farmland, and were expected to crest in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Missouri Governor Declares State Of Emergency Due To Flooding [Video]Missouri Governor Declares State Of Emergency Due To Flooding

Reuters reports Missouri’s governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters from Nebraska and Iowa made their way downstream. Flooding due to the “bomb cyclone” storm in the U.S...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

State Of Emergency Declared Is Missouri Due To Flooding [Video]State Of Emergency Declared Is Missouri Due To Flooding

According to Reuters, Missouri’s governor declared a state of emergency due to flooding. Floodwaters in the Midwest have inundated the soil across Nebraska and Iowa, surging down stream into..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Scientists Say Climate Change Led To Midwest Flooding [Video]Scientists Say Climate Change Led To Midwest Flooding

Reuters reports scientists said Thursday that climate change was a leading cause of the deadly floods in the U.S. upper Midwest. The “bomb cyclone” in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri has killed at..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Missouri confronts historic flooding [Video]Missouri confronts historic flooding

Residents and authorities in Holt County, Missouri, are faced with a massive recovery effort amid historic flooding that has destroyed homes and lives. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up [Video]Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Nebraskans struggled to clear debris left behind by deadly floods that caused an estimated 1 billion dollars in damage, while emergency officials warily..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Missouri Towns Prepare For Floods [Video]Missouri Towns Prepare For Floods

A string of small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next deluge along the snow-melt-swollen Missouri River.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Nebraska Floods Threaten To Spread Into Southern U.S. [Video]Nebraska Floods Threaten To Spread Into Southern U.S.

According to a report by Reuters, emergency officials in Souther US states are monitoring the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as widespread flooding threatens to extend south. Flooding has already..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Flooding To Continue In Midwest [Video]Flooding To Continue In Midwest

According to REuters, The flooding that devastated the U.S. Midwest is likely to last into next week, as rain and melted snow flow into Kansas, Missouri and Mississippi. Floods driven by melting snow..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

U.S. Floods Kill Three [Video]U.S. Floods Kill Three

(Reuters) - Floodwaters continued to rise in the U.S. Midwest on Monday and were not expected to crest for another 24 hours, forecasters said, after killing three people in Nebraska and Iowa and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding [Video]At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding

Floodwaters in the Midwestern United States after last week's "bomb cyclone" have left at least three people dead with further evacuations possible. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

 

KKK leader's wife admits to killing her husband

The wife of a Ku Klux Klan leader in Missouri admitted Friday to the 2017 murder of her husband after initially saying that her son was the murderer.
USATODAY.com - Published

Ku Klux Klan killing: Wife admits murder of Missouri leader

ku klux klan killing: wife admits murder of missouri leader
Malissa Ancona is sentenced to life in jail for shooting her husband, Frank, in Missouri.
BBC News - Published

Firefighters rescue stranded disabled veteran

When a disabled veteran's wheelchair got stuck in the mud and its battery died, these Missouri firefighters pushed him all the way home.
USATODAY.com - Published

Court nixes bid to send suit over Rams' move to arbitration

A Missouri appeals court has turned down an effort by Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and the National Football League to send a lawsuit over the team's relocation into arbitration
USATODAY.com - Published

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