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St. Louis Paper: Bull Connor ‘Would Be Proud’ of Police Officers in Viral K-9...

AP Photo/Dave Taylor In St. Louis, Missouri, an editorial board compared a viral video of a police dog biting a black man to Bull Connor’s legacy of opposing the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. A video shared on social media by a local radio station showed the man’s arrest for allegedly trespassing near the St. Louis Lambert International Airport on Monday.…

VIDEO: Thousands Join Procession Honoring Fallen Marine Jared Schmitz

AP Photo by Jim Salter Miles of traffic on Interstate 70 in St. Louis were shut down Wednesday while the remains of a Marine killed in Afghanistan were escorted to a funeral home. “Lance Cpl. Jared Schmitz was among 13 U.S. service members killed last month in a suicide bombing at the airport in Kabul.…

Missouri Mayor Wants To Give Every Resident $1,000 In Bitcoin, But There Is A...

A tiny Missouri town could become the first in the country to put Bitcoin in the hands of every resident, but there is a catch: they can't sell it for five years.Jayson Stewart, the Mayor of Cool Valley says he is raising funds to give each of the town’s roughly 1500 inhabitants a piece of…

Joe Biden Begins Fast-Tracking Afghans to Virginia, South Carolina, Missouri

President Joe Biden’s administration has started its fast-tracking of Afghans into the United States as reports indicate arrivals have begun in Virginia, Missouri, South Carolina, and Connecticut. In the last few days, hundreds of Afghans have arrived at Dulles International Airport in Loudon County and Fairfax County, Virginia, for permanent resettlement in the U.S. Some Afghans…
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Three Men Hit With 63 Charges Related To Deadly Duck Boat Sinking

Three former tour company employees were slammed Friday with multiple counts of manslaughter and endangerment following the drowning of 17 people on Table Rock Lake. An amphibious duck boat vehicle owned by the now-defunct tour company, “Ride the Ducks Branson,” sank in Table Rock Lake on July 19, 2018, due to a thunderstorm that led…
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Missouri School District Accepts Money to Create ‘1619 Project’ Lessons

The Columbia, Missouri, school board voted Monday to accept $5,000 to create lesson plans based on the widely discredited “1619 Project.” The Nikole Hannah-Jones work has been disputed for its theory that the founding of America was 1619, not 1776, and is inherently racist. Nevertheless, the mid-Missouri district is taking the cash to push the…
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Anonymous Donor to Pay Repair Bill After Thieves Cut Church’s Power: ‘God Meant It...

The work of suspected thieves recently turned into something positive for a church congregation in St. Louis, Missouri. The church was targeted Thursday by suspects who cut the building’s power, however, now its members are feeling overwhelmed with support, Fox 2 Now reported. Pastor Richard Ashley of St. Philip’s Evangelical Lutheran Church said, “It was…
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After Being Forced To Forfeit Their Guns, The McCloskeys Show Off A New AR-15

Mark McCloskey posted a picture Sunday showing he and his wife Patricia aren’t giving up their guns quite easily. McCloskey debuted the new AR-15 with the caption, “Check out my new AR.” Checking out my new AR! #2A #MOSen pic.twitter.com/Qa5UKupXSX — Mark McCloskey (@mccloskeyusa) June 19, 2021 The McCloskeys pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor charges.…
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Block On Missouri Abortion Law Upheld By Federal Court

A federal court upheld an earlier district court ruling on Wednesday that blocked Missouri’s recently passed abortion law. The law, titled the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act, prohibits abortions for women eight or more weeks pregnant and for women seeking an abortion solely due to a prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome. U.S. 8th Circuit…
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‘Rush Limbaugh Day’ Removed from Missouri Senate Bill

Missouri Senate lawmakers dropped language from legislation that would have created “Rush Limbaugh Day” in the late conservative radio talk show legend’s home state, according to a report. The day was to be celebrated on Jan. 12 each year — Limbaugh’s birthday. Democrats, frequently targets of Limbaugh’s commentary, strongly opposed honoring the Cape Girardeau native,…

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