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Missing Missouri woman’s phone, shoes found during search

Missing Missouri woman’s phone, shoes found during search

Relatives of a missing Missouri mother say they are growing increasingly concerned after deputies found the woman’s phone, backpack and shoes. The items were discovered Thursday within 100 yards of the Bates County home of 36-year-old Nicole Mallatt, who went missing two days before Thanksgiving. Her mother, Debbie Lewis, said her daughter had been planning a…

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2nd man dies after shooting last month in St. Louis

2nd man dies after shooting last month in St. Louis

Authorities say a second man has died after a shooting last month in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police said Wednesday that 30-year-old Christopher Jackson had died of injuries sustained in the Nov. 19 shooting. The other victim, 45-year-old Kenneth O’Kelley, died the day of the shooting. Forty-four-year-old old Cochee Hurn is…

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House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says

House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says

Washington, D.C. (AP)  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Pelosi delivered the historic announcement Thursday from the speaker’s offices at the Capitol. Trump, meanwhile, tweeted that if Democrats are going to impeach him, he wants them to “do it now, fast”‘…

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Missouri Man Sentenced for Hiding Mother’s Corpse in Shed

Missouri Man Sentenced for Hiding Mother’s Corpse in Shed

FARMINGTON, MO (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to probation for hiding his mom’s corpse in a makeshift coffin and wooden vault in a storage shed after she died of what appear to be natural causes. The Daily Journal reports that 52-year-old Nicholas McClure, of Farmington, also was ordered to complete 40 hours of community…

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Report: Many States in Good Shape to Weather a Recession

Report: Many States in Good Shape to Weather a Recession

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) — After a couple years of robust tax collections, states across the U.S. are better prepared than ever to weather a potential recession, according to a report released Monday that examines states’ savings. The good news in the report from Moody’s Analytics is tempered by the reality that one-fifth of all…

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