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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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Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri

Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and other people with compromised immune systems, the..
Reuters - Published

Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city

Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Missouri

Flooding Contaminates Water For Kansas City Residents [Video]Flooding Contaminates Water For Kansas City Residents

Reuters reports record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, Missouri. The municipal water service warned the public on Saturday, saying the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Kansas City Issues Warning About Water Treatment Issues Caused By Flooding [Video]Kansas City Issues Warning About Water Treatment Issues Caused By Flooding

According to a report by Reuters, record flooding along the Missouri River caused by rain and melting snow have now impacted water treatment in the Kansas City, Missouri area, as the city's water..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

Missouri River Flooding Forces Evacuation [Video]Missouri River Flooding Forces Evacuation

Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America’s longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Deadly Floods Spread To Missouri, Leaving Trail Of Destruction In Midwest [Video]Deadly Floods Spread To Missouri, Leaving Trail Of Destruction In Midwest

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, frigid Missouri River floodwaters were expected to crest in northwestern Missouri, threatening more towns and cities after leaving a trail of ruins, death,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Severe Flooding Prompts Mandatory Evacuations In Missouri [Video]Severe Flooding Prompts Mandatory Evacuations In Missouri

Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency on March 21 and posted a video showing an aerial view of the severe flooding in the Northwest.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:17Published

Missouri Threatened By Flooding [Video]Missouri Threatened By Flooding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - Frigid floodwaters pushing down the Missouri River left ruins, death and drowned livestock in their wake across the U.S. Midwest’s farmland, and were expected to crest in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Missouri Governor Declares State Of Emergency Due To Flooding [Video]Missouri Governor Declares State Of Emergency Due To Flooding

Reuters reports Missouri’s governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters from Nebraska and Iowa made their way downstream. Flooding due to the “bomb cyclone” storm in the U.S...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

State Of Emergency Declared Is Missouri Due To Flooding [Video]State Of Emergency Declared Is Missouri Due To Flooding

According to Reuters, Missouri’s governor declared a state of emergency due to flooding. Floodwaters in the Midwest have inundated the soil across Nebraska and Iowa, surging down stream into..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Scientists Say Climate Change Led To Midwest Flooding [Video]Scientists Say Climate Change Led To Midwest Flooding

Reuters reports scientists said Thursday that climate change was a leading cause of the deadly floods in the U.S. upper Midwest. The “bomb cyclone” in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri has killed at..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Missouri confronts historic flooding [Video]Missouri confronts historic flooding

Residents and authorities in Holt County, Missouri, are faced with a massive recovery effort amid historic flooding that has destroyed homes and lives. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up [Video]Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Nebraskans struggled to clear debris left behind by deadly floods that caused an estimated 1 billion dollars in damage, while emergency officials warily..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Missouri Towns Prepare For Floods [Video]Missouri Towns Prepare For Floods

A string of small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next deluge along the snow-melt-swollen Missouri River.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Nebraska Floods Threaten To Spread Into Southern U.S. [Video]Nebraska Floods Threaten To Spread Into Southern U.S.

According to a report by Reuters, emergency officials in Souther US states are monitoring the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as widespread flooding threatens to extend south. Flooding has already..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Flooding To Continue In Midwest [Video]Flooding To Continue In Midwest

According to REuters, The flooding that devastated the U.S. Midwest is likely to last into next week, as rain and melted snow flow into Kansas, Missouri and Mississippi. Floods driven by melting snow..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

U.S. Floods Kill Three [Video]U.S. Floods Kill Three

(Reuters) - Floodwaters continued to rise in the U.S. Midwest on Monday and were not expected to crest for another 24 hours, forecasters said, after killing three people in Nebraska and Iowa and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding [Video]At least three dead in U.S. Midwest flooding

Floodwaters in the Midwestern United States after last week's "bomb cyclone" have left at least three people dead with further evacuations possible. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Flooding Expected to Continue in the Midwest [Video]Flooding Expected to Continue in the Midwest

In Nebraska alone, flood waters have already broken records in at least 17 places.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:39Published

Record floods engulf U.S. Central states [Video]Record floods engulf U.S. Central states

Rains that melted a historic snowpack swamped U.S. Central Plains states with record floods on Sunday, breeching river levees and causing two deaths. Linda So reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

'Bomb Cyclone' Triggers Flooding Along Mississippi River [Video]'Bomb Cyclone' Triggers Flooding Along Mississippi River

A powerful, late-winter “bomb cyclone” storm pushed into the U.S. Midwest and the Great Lakes region on Friday, causing flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Senators Introduce Facial Recognition Privacy Act Aimed At Stemming Concerns [Video]Senators Introduce Facial Recognition Privacy Act Aimed At Stemming Concerns

According to a report by Geek.com, two US senators want to limit businesses ability to use facial recognition data with the Commercial Facial Recognition Act, aimed at commercial users of FR..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Trump's Budget Includes New Funding To Fight HIV [Video]Trump's Budget Includes New Funding To Fight HIV

LGBTQ rights advocates welcome President Trump's plan to eradicate HIV, but urge the administration and Congress to put more funding into the plan.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:32Published

Missouri Police Searching for Marijuana in a Stage 4 Cancer Patient's Hospital Room Incites a Viral Video [Video]Missouri Police Searching for Marijuana in a Stage 4 Cancer Patient's Hospital Room Incites a Viral Video

Police in Missouri search a man’s hospital room for marijuana. Video goes viral.

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:57Published

Police Search Cancer Patient's Room For Marijuana In Missouri Hospital [Video]Police Search Cancer Patient's Room For Marijuana In Missouri Hospital

3 Bolivar police searched the bags of Nolan Sousley, a stage 4 pancreatic cancer patient at the Bolivar hospital in Missouri, in a video that has now gone viral.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:25Published

Mo. Bill Would Ban Most Abortions if Roe v. Wade Overturned [Video]Mo. Bill Would Ban Most Abortions if Roe v. Wade Overturned

If Roe v. Wade stands, the law would still ban most abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

 

Deadly floods flow into Missouri, other drenched Midwestern states

Frigid Missouri River floodwaters that left ruins, death and drowned livestock across the U.S. Midwest's farmland were expected to crest in northwestern Missouri on Friday and threaten more towns and..
Reuters - Published

Deadly floods push into Missouri, more states in rain-soaked U.S. Midwest

Frigid floodwaters pushing down the Missouri River left ruins, death and drowned livestock in their wake across the U.S. Midwest's farmland, and were expected to crest in northwest Missouri early..
Reuters - Published

Missouri governor declares state of emergency amid rising floodwaters in Midwestern U.S.

Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters that left a swath of destruction across Nebraska and Iowa surged downstream, swamping small towns, roads and farmland in the..
Reuters - Published

The Fight to Tame a Swelling River With Dams Outmatched by Climate Change

Along the Missouri, John Remus controls a network of dams that dictates the fate of millions. ‘It was not designed to handle this.’
NYTimes.com - Published

Missouri River towns face deluge as floods move downstream

A string of small Missouri towns prepared for the next deluge along the raging Missouri River on Wednesday after flooding wreaked nearly $1.5 billion in damage in Nebraska, killing at least four people..
Reuters - Published

Missouri towns brace for more flooding as Nebraska cleans up

Small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next wave of flooding along the snow melt-swollen Missouri River after high waters wreaked an estimated $1 billion in damage in Nebraska, and..
Reuters - Published

Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up

Nebraskans struggled on Wednesday to clear the wreckage left by deadly floods that caused an estimated $1 billion in damage, while emergency officials farther south kept a wary eye on the Missouri and..
Reuters - Published

Devastating Nebraska floods threaten to stretch into Southern U.S.

Emergency officials in Southern U.S. states kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as massive flooding that killed four people and caused more than $1 billion in estimated damages to..
Reuters - Published

Midwest states under more flood warnings and watches

More than a dozen states along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers are facing flood warnings and watches. CBS News weather producer David Parkinson joined CBSN to talk about where the flooding is..
CBS News - Published

Flooding will go on in storm-ravaged U.S. Midwest

The flooding that devastated the U.S. Midwest is likely to last into next week, as rain and melted snow flow into Kansas, Missouri and Mississippi, the National Weather Service said.
Reuters - Published

Missouri teen, who robbed stores with BB gun and got 40 years, wants 2nd chance

In the past 15 years, sentencing guidelines for juveniles have changed. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty spoke to Patrick Flaherty, an inmate in Missouri who claims he was given an excessive..
CBS News - Published

Historic Mississippi River basin flooding forecast

The National Weather Service forecasts major to historic flooding along portions of the Missouri and Mississippi River basins for the rest of this week. The flooding started after a massive late-winter..
USATODAY.com - Published

Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone' storm

Large parts of Nebraska and the U.S. Central Plains were underwater on Saturday after a late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm triggered historic flooding along the Missouri and Platte rivers, causing two..
Reuters - Published

Police re-captured an escaped Missouri inmate. Then he got away in a stolen patrol car.

Travis Lee Davis escaped from his cell in Missouri late Saturday night. When he was caught by officers in Oklahoma, he stole a police car and fled.
USATODAY.com - Published

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