Fire Warnings Issued For Six States In Nation’s Midsection

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued fire warnings for six states in the nation’s midsection. The Red Flag warnings issued Friday include most of Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, southern Kansas, northeastern New Mexico, southeastern Colorado and southeastern Missouri. Oklahoma Forestry Services has already requested and received firefighters and equipment from Alabama,…

Missouri Lawmakers Raise Concerns About Ethics Commission

By SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Missouri lawmakers on Thursday raised concerns that Republican Gov. Eric Greitens now has the power to appoint new members to a state ethics panel that’s currently reviewing a complaint against him. The six-member Missouri Ethics Commission will lack a quorum after Thursday, when three members’…

Josh Hawley Kicks Off Campaign For His U.S. Senate Bid

Chesterfield, MO  (KTRS)  Josh Hawley’s campaign for the U.S. Senate is officially underway. The Missouri Republican launched his run with a three stop tour in the state on Tuesday. The Missouri Attorney General’s last stop was in Chesterfield. Speaking to over 100 supporters, Hawley attacked incumbent Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill. “I know that Missouri is…

Schnucks Issues Voluntary Ground Beef Recall

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS) Schnuck Markets is voluntarily recalling ground beef purchased at three of its St. Louis-area stores. The affected stores are Schnucks Lindenwood in St. Charles, Schnucks Collinsville, and the Town and Country Schnucks on Woods Mill Road. The recall stems from packaging materials mixed in with the product. Schnucks Lindenwood, 1900 First Capitol…