Missouri student on Columbia campus has active tuberculosis

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri officials say a student on the Columbia campus has active tuberculosis and may have infected other people. The school announced Monday that the Boone County health department is working with university health officials to determine whether other students and staff need testing. Privacy laws prohibit the release of…

Sen. Duckworth Introduces Bill for First Responders

Washington, DC (KTRS) U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) is introducing bipartisan legislation to increase the death benefits for families of fallen law enforcement officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. The First Responders Survivors Support Act aims to increase the Public Safety Officers’ death and disability benefit to $500,000, fix bureaucratic problems with…