MO Republicans call for hearing on refugees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – State Republican legislative leaders have called a joint hearing that will review programs that could be used to provide assistance for refugee resettlement in Missouri. The House Budget Committee and Senate Appropriations Committee will conduct the hearing on Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. House Speaker Todd Richardson says the hearing…

Rare Blue Crab Found In Mississippi River

Cape Girardeau, MO (KTRS)  Scientists have found a rare blue crab in the Mississippi River in southeast Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation says researchers recently discovered the male blue crab during fish sampling in the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau.  Adult crabs typically prefer salt water along the coast. The department says the only…