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Missouri on Track to Become ‘Model Employer State’ for Individuals with Disabilities

Missouri on Track to Become ‘Model Employer State’ for Individuals with Disabilities

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) Missouri is on Track to Become a ‘Model Employer State’ for individuals living with disabilities. Governor Mike Parson announced Thursday that Missouri has been selected for a mentorship program through the U.S. Department of Labor to help achieve this goal. The Governor made the announcement during his visit to Paraquad, the leading…

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Chief Hayden Speaks Out Over Prosecutor’s Accusations In Officer’s Death

Chief Hayden Speaks Out Over Prosecutor’s Accusations In Officer’s Death

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden had some harsh words for St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner. During a Thursday afternoon press conference at St. Louis Police Headquarters, Hayden responded to Gardner’s accusations on the police investigation of the shooting death of St. Louis Police Officer Katlyn Alix. “Let it be crystal…

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Dozens Of Schools Closed In Response To Extreme Weather

Dozens Of Schools Closed In Response To Extreme Weather

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  Dozens of schools have canceled classes for Thursday, January 31st, due to the extreme weather.        SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Academy of St. Louis – Chesterfield | DELAYED 1 hour Affton School District | CLOSED Al Manara Academy | CLOSED Al Salam Day School | CLOSED Alton Catholic Children’s Home | CLOSED Arcadia Valley R 2…

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Warming Shelters Remain In Operation

Warming Shelters Remain In Operation

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Warming shelters remain in operation amid the frigid temperatures. Anyone in need of shelter should call the United Way at 2-1-1. Pet owners are also reminded to bring pets indoors. Anyone who sees an animal in distress should call their nearest law enforcement agency or the Animal Cruelty Task Force Of…

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2 Bills Aim to Protect Students Accused of Sex Assault

2 Bills Aim to Protect Students Accused of Sex Assault

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) — Republican lawmakers are proposing an overhaul of how Missouri universities handle sexual harassment and assault claims to add more protections for the accused. The Kansas City Star reports that two measures in the Missouri House and Senate include provisions that give more power to those accused under Title IX, the federal law…

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