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Missouri: State of the United States of America
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.

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Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists

River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding..
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More severe weather in the forecast as Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri deal with flooding

Many areas in Missouri, Oklahoma and Kansas are under water after severe weather hit the areas. "CBS This Morning" lead national correspondent David Begnaud reports from Skiatook, Oklahoma.
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Deadly Storms Strike U.S. Southern Plains [Video]Deadly Storms Strike U.S. Southern Plains

Reuters reports a deadly storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states has weakened, but more severe weather is on the way. According to National Weather Service meteorologists, more than..

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National Weather Service Says Over 30 Tornadoes Struck This Week, More On The Way [Video]National Weather Service Says Over 30 Tornadoes Struck This Week, More On The Way

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, a storm system that blasted the U.S. South began to weaken, however another one appears to be on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes carved a path of..

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Severe Weather Rips Through The Great Plains and Midwest [Video]Severe Weather Rips Through The Great Plains and Midwest

According to Mother Nature Network, Severe storms and devastating tornadoes have wreaked havoc in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas over the past few days. The string of intense..

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U.N. Calls On U.S. To Ensure Safe Access To Abortions, Citing Recent Legislation [Video]U.N. Calls On U.S. To Ensure Safe Access To Abortions, Citing Recent Legislation

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the United Nations human rights office called on the United States to ensure that women have access to safe abortion, claiming that recent bans lead to..

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More Tornadoes, Hail, Rain For U.S. Southern Plains [Video]More Tornadoes, Hail, Rain For U.S. Southern Plains

Reuters reports U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma. The National Weather Service said on Tuesday..

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Missouri Governor Expected to Sign New Abortion Restrictions Into Law [Video]Missouri Governor Expected to Sign New Abortion Restrictions Into Law

According to Reuters, Missouri’s Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy. Republican Governor Mike..

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Missouri Governor Expected To Sign Eight-Week Abortion Ban Into Law [Video]Missouri Governor Expected To Sign Eight-Week Abortion Ban Into Law

Missouri’s Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy. The bill, part of a wave of restrictions aimed..

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Just Days After Alabama, Missouri Passes Restrictive Abortion BIll [Video]Just Days After Alabama, Missouri Passes Restrictive Abortion BIll

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Missouri lawmakers passed a bill that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, just days after Alabama enacted the most..

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Missouri passes restrictive abortion law [Video]Missouri passes restrictive abortion law

Missouri House lawmakers passed a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation’s most restrictive abortion law. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Missouri Reading Restrictive Abortion Bill [Video]Missouri Reading Restrictive Abortion Bill

On Friday, Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception. Reuters reports that this bill comes after Alabama's 6-week abortion ban bill...

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Missouri Senate Passes Bill Yo Ban Abortions After Eight Weeks [Video]Missouri Senate Passes Bill Yo Ban Abortions After Eight Weeks

According to Reuters, Missouri’s Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies. The vote came..

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Missouri Passes 8-Week Abortion Ban [Video]Missouri Passes 8-Week Abortion Ban

The Republican-led Senate in Missouri has become the latest state legislature to pass a hardline anti-abortion bill. The bill outlaws abortions at eight weeks, even in cases of rape or incest. It must..

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Black Lawmakers Reportedly Warming To Possibility Of Biden-Harris 2020 Ticket [Video]Black Lawmakers Reportedly Warming To Possibility Of Biden-Harris 2020 Ticket

According to a report by Politico, with a full list of Democratic nominees to back for the 2020 election members of the Congressional Black Caucus are reportedly warming to the idea of Joe Biden..

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Heavy rain and flash floods hit Houston [Video]Heavy rain and flash floods hit Houston

Heavy rain has brought flooding to large parts of Houston, closing down roads and damaging homes. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Deadly flash flooding hits South, Midwest U.S. [Video]Deadly flash flooding hits South, Midwest U.S.

Deadly flash flooding and tornadoes have brought havoc to the South Central United States, closing down roads and damaging homes. Colette Luke has more.

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GM Meeting With MO Governor To Discuss $1B Plant Expansion, Report Says [Video]GM Meeting With MO Governor To Discuss $1B Plant Expansion, Report Says

General Motors officials are reportedly meeting Thursday with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to discuss incentives for a $1 billion investment at the automaker's Wentzville assembly plant. The factory..

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Midwest Floods Could Be A Preview Of The Region's Future [Video]Midwest Floods Could Be A Preview Of The Region's Future

The warming climate has lead to more annual global precipitation. In the Midwest, the recent historic floods could become more common.

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Georgetown students back slave reparations fee [Video]Georgetown students back slave reparations fee

Students at Georgetown University have voted in favor of paying reparations to the descendents of slaves who were sold by the university to keep the institution afloat. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Midwest Snowstorms Could Slow Down Spring Flooding [Video]Midwest Snowstorms Could Slow Down Spring Flooding

The newest batch of Midwest snow could improve some flood situations in the short term. Damage from floodwaters has already cost billions.

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Nebraska's Devastating Floods Will Force Workers To Leave The Midwest In Droves [Video]Nebraska's Devastating Floods Will Force Workers To Leave The Midwest In Droves

Midwestern cities not only saw hiring decrease in March due to natural disaster, workers are also expected to migrate out of the area at high rates. According to LinkedIn's Workforce Report for April..

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No-meat Impossible Whopper debuts at Burger King [Video]No-meat Impossible Whopper debuts at Burger King

Plant-based burgers may finally be getting the recognition they need to go main stream. On Monday Burger King and Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods announced that they are rolling out the..

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In Four Months We've Already Passed The Total Number of Measles Cases In 2018 [Video]In Four Months We've Already Passed The Total Number of Measles Cases In 2018

April 1 (UPI) -- More cases of measles have been reported four months into 2019 than were reported in all of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. So far, 387 cases have..

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Missouri museum housing rare manuscripts catches fire [Video]Missouri museum housing rare manuscripts catches fire

A massive fire broke out in a museum of rare manuscripts in St. Louis, provoking fears over the fate of its priceless private collections of original manuscripts.

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Neighbors helping one another amid Oklahoma flooding

Severe storms in the middle of the country are now blamed for two deaths. Flooding is the biggest danger, with many areas under water in Missouri, Oklahoma and Kansas. In Skiatook, Oklahoma, a local..
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Dangerous Oklahoma flooding prompts emergency rescues

Dangerous storms that triggered flash floods and more than two dozen reports of tornadoes are moving east. Rescue teams were busy in Oklahoma and Missouri where floodwaters trapped people in their cars..
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Severe weather damages Missouri speedway

A strong storm system damaged the grandstands and buildings at a Missouri speedway and caused the postponement of an upcoming event. (May 21)
USATODAY.com - Published

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods

Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the..
Reuters - Published

Life-threatening flooding in Oklahoma

Severe weather brought nearly seven inches of rain to parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas Monday night, causing life-threatening flash flooding. In Hominy, Oklahoma, dozens of people had to..
CBS News - Published

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law

Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving..
Reuters - Published

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for comments on 'consensual rape' amid abortion bill debate

The Republican state representative apologized after saying that most rapes he saw while on the police force were 'date rapes or consensual rapes.'
USATODAY.com - Published

Will Supreme Court take on latest abortion cases?

Missouri is a pen-stroke away from enacting one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. It comes one day after Alabama's governor signed another restrictive abortion law. Each of these..
CBS News - Published

Missouri passes bill banning abortion after 8 weeks

In Missouri, state legislators overwhelmingly passed a law Friday placing new restrictions on doctors who perform abortions. The law bans the procedure after eight weeks of pregnancy, and there are no..
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Eye Opener: Powerful storms sweep across the Plains

A line of fierce storms stretches from Canada to Mexico, putting 18 states and 40 million people in its path. Also, legislators in Missouri overwhelmingly passed a sweeping law Friday, placing new..
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AP Top Stories May 17 P

Here's the latest for Friday, May 17th: The U.S. agrees to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada; Democrats in the House pass LGBT anti-discrimination bill; Missouri approves strict abortion law;..
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Global Trade, Missouri, N.B.A. Playoffs: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Missouri lawmakers pass "fetal heartbeat" abortion bill

Missouri lawmakers on Friday passed House Bill 126, a sweeping anti-abortion package that bans abortions after eight weeks into pregnancy. The bill will now go to Republican Governor Mike Parson, who's..
CBS News - Published

Missouri just passed "one of the strongest" anti-abortion bills

The new law does not have an exception for victims of rape or incest
CBS News - Published

Missouri Lawmakers Pass Bill Criminalizing Abortion at About 8 Weeks of Pregnancy

The Republican-led House, on its final day in session, passed a bill to ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
NYTimes.com - Published

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks

Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states..
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Missouri's anti-abortion bill, wild weather, Nipsey Hussle's song: 5 things you need to know Friday

Lawmakers in Missouri could pass the latest strict anti-abortion law, a severe storm is expected to hit the US and more of Friday's news to know.
USATODAY.com - Published

Abortion Restrictions Advance in Missouri, the Latest in a String of States

The Missouri bill would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it.
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After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans

Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.
USATODAY.com - Published

Restrictive abortion bill in Missouri is "shaming women," senator says

Missouri joins a movement of GOP-dominated state legislatures emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative Supreme Court could overturn Roe V. Wade
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Missouri lawmakers OK state aid for St. Louis Blues arena

The home of the St. Louis Blues could receive $70 million of state subsidies over two decades to help pay for renovations
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After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next

Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.
USATODAY.com - Published

Shooting in St. Louis kills three, wounds two: media

Three men were found shot to death and two wounded by gunfire late on Monday at a home on the north side of St. Louis, Missouri, media said, citing police officials.
Reuters - Published

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