Missouri court to hear same-sex marriage ban challenge
The legal fight over same sex marriage makes its way into a Missouri courtroom this week.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri will present oral arguments Thursday on behalf of ten same-sex couples who were married in other states but now live in Missouri. The case will be heard in Jackson County Circuit Court in Kansas City. Missouri voters approved Amendment 2 in 2004 which ...
MSSU has more international students
Missouri Southern State University is more internationally diverse this year.
The school in Joplin says 193 international students enrolled this year, up from 161 last school year. It's the second consecutive year the number of international students has increased.
The Joplin Globe reports the school's total enrollment of 5,613 is only three less than last year's enrollment.
International admissions coordinator Lora Dean says the school has focused on ...
Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed
A federal judge is recommending that a Pennsylvania man accused of trying to carry fake bombs through security at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks be released without going to trial.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah Hays on Tuesday issued a report that says 50-year-old Anthony Falco Jr., who has been found incompetent to stand trial, is not a risk ...
Almost $1 million approved for Arkansas school internet study
The Arkansas Legislative Council has approved a contract capped at $993,780 to assess broadband access, equipment and connectivity at every school in the state.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1mn6cAr ) that the contract with CT&T Inc. of North Little Rock will begin immediately and the findings are due back to the Legislature by December.
The Legislative Council also approved a $149,500 sole-source contract with Camelot Global Services ...
Annual Cider Days festival going on Sunday in Springfield
The 17th annual Cider Days is going on in downtown Springfield.
The fall festival features arts, crafts, live performances and real apple cider!
You can head over to Walnut Street Sunday from 10 to 5.
Admission is 4 dollars a person. Children 10 and younger get in free.
Ambulance crashes in Springfield Saturday night
Springfield police confirm there was an ambulance crash in Springfield around 8:30 Saturday night.
It happened at National and Primrose.
Police are reporting possible injuries, we don't yet know how serious those injuries are.
We'll bring you more information as it becomes available. ...