Missouri

1:38 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Missouri Cell Phone No-Call-List

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Missouri is the latest state to allow cell phones to be added to the No-Call List for telemarketers.
By JIM SALTER Associated Press LEMAY, Mo. (AP) - For more than a decade, Missourians have been able to ban most telemarketing calls from their landline phones, a protection that has been extended to cellphones following a bill-signing ceremony on Thursday. Gov. Jay Nixon was in St.
11:19 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Missouri Gets Home Health Services Money

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The State of Missouri has received a federal award to expand home health service opportunities for Medicaid recipients. The program could help the state's budget that begins July 1.
Missouri won a federal award yesterday to expand home health services for Medicaid recipients, an announcement that will ease demands on state tax revenue in the budget year that begins July 1. When state lawmakers wrote the $24 billion spending plan for next year, they counted on the award announced yesterday, which will mean as much as $100.9 million to the state over the next three years.
Ballot Referendums Approved
10:35 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Election Results – Clark & Lewis Counties

CLARK COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

1/5% Sales Tax – Road Improvements

Yes – 77%

No – 23%

 

Clark County Ambulance District #1

Steve Howell – 70%

Jerry Redding – 30%

 

Clark County Nursing Home District #2

Mike Frazier – 67%

Mark Boley – 33%

 

Clark County R-1 School Board

William Schutte – 39%

Jason Acklie – 39%

Penny Boulware – 22%

 

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Tornado aftermath
10:42 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Joplin Tornado Tested Hospital's Staff

Marilyn Welling

The tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri last year killed 161 people, injured nearly one-thousand and destroyed a quarter of the city.

A nurse who helped care for the injured says frequent drills and revisions to response plans saved lives.

Marilyn Welling works at St. John's Hospital. She said the city was preparing for a disaster drill when the tornado struck in May.

She said, “If you do drill and you have your command center, you have a plan in place that tries to be as comprehensive as possible, you can prepare. It will make a difference.”

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