Follow the latest local and national stories developing around the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the Senate.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in the Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial despite persistent appeals from Rep. Adam Schiff and the other House prosecutors.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Closing out their case, House Democrats warned in Donald Trump's impeachment trial that the president will persist in abusing his power and endangering American democracy unless Congress intervenes to remove him before the 2020 election.


Jeremy Neely, an assistant professor in Missouri State University’s history department, will give the second presentation of the annual Sherwood Speaker Series at 6 p.m. Monday in Corley Auditorium at Missouri Southern State University.

Makenzie Purinton registered a triple-double to highlight Ozark Christian College's 75-42 triumph over Manhattan Christian on Friday night at the Ambassadors' gymnasium.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers plunged into his impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the 2016 election, arguing that investigations of Trump's dealings with Ukraine have not been a fact-finding mission but a politically motivate…

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Freed momentarily from the Senate's impeachment trial, several presidential candidates high-tailed it to Iowa on Saturday for a last-minute blitz of campaigning before the state's caucuses kick off the battle for the Democratic nomination.

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BEIJING (AP) — China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to contain an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has concluded that it should have ended its surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser earlier than it did because there was “insufficient predication" to continue eavesdropping, according to an order made public Thursday by a secretive intellige…

MIAMI, Okla. — Don’t be too surprised if Everclear’s front man, Art Alexakis, looks much more relaxed and loose on stage Saturday night at Buffalo Run Casino than he was the last time he performed in the Four-State Area, back in 2015.

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Picture this: A small church gymnasium. Cold metal folding chairs around tables covered in pink plastic. Lots and lots of women. Only women, several generations of several families. More tables, covered with a potluck of mayo-based concoctions: “salads.”

Next up in our alphabetical tour of each state's best foods: Arizona lures us in with awe-inspiring views, natural wonders and the promise of “dry heat.” I understand how food takes the back burner when faced with the likes of one of the seven natural wonders of the world, but we’ve all got to eat.

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CARTHAGE, MO - Emma Jane Cameron, 72, a former vocal and instrumental music teacher, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home,

JOPLIN, MO - Marc Lusignan, 67, an engineer, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020. A celebration of life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, at College View Manor, Joplin. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory.

LaRUSSELL, MO - Kathryn V. Langston, 93, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Langston Cemetery, LaRussell. Arrangements are under the direction of Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home, Sarcoxie.


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