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Crime on the rise in Springfield Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/26/2017) Compared to this time last year, crime in Springfield has risen by 16% overall. While violent crime is going down, crimes such as burglary, theft and stolen vehicles are on the rise. Sargent David Meyer, Springfield Police Department, said, "The majority of the increase in crime that we've seen is in property crime." 

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Trump announces ban on transgender individuals serving in military

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FoxNews.com - (7/26/17)  President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the U.S. government will not allow transgender people “to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.”  In a series of tweets, he wrote:  "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow...Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.

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Charges filed against Christian County auditor Video included

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Springfield, MO (7/25/2017) - Charges were filed against the Christian County Auditor this morning as a petition was filed for her to be removed from office. Police escorted Lacey Hart out of her office on Monday after complaints that she was failing at her job. Hart faces 15 counts of misdemeanor charges. Including; four counts of holdings one self to be a certified public accountant, even though she wasn’t one, and 11 counts of failing to perform duties required by law. Early...

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North Korea threatens nuclear attack after claiming Trump CIA director 'shakes little fists' at regime

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(07/25/17) North Korea will launch a “powerful nuclear hammer” at the “heart” of the United States if President Trump attempts a regime change in Pyongyang, North Korea’s state news agency warned Tuesday. The statement comes amid heightening tension between the two nations, including a recent intercontinental ballistic missile launch showing the rogue state has the capacity to deliver a nuclear warhead as far as Alaska - as well as shows of force by... More>>

Alabama Republicans rally around Sessions amid Trump firestorm

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(07/25/17) Alabama congressional Republicans have rallied behind embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who served in that delegation nearly 20 years before being appointed by President Trump as the country’s top law enforcement officer. “I know Jeff Sessions to be a man of great character and sound judgment,” Alabama GOP Rep. Martha Roby told reporters, as Trump continues to rail against the attorney general for recusing himself from a Justice Department probe...

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Heat Advisories Prompt Schedule Changes At pools, Cooling Centers Available

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Springfield, Mo. -- (7/25/17) To help residents keep cool and stay safe during National Weather Service-issued Heat Advisories, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board adjusts outdoor pool and Springfield Skate Park schedules, and offers cooling center options. 

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As Credit Cards Enhance Rewards, Consumers Advised to Comparison Shop

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (July 25, 2017) Consumers routinely search for the best price or the best deal when making a long-term financial commitment – from automobiles to cable companies to phone carriers. 

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City Council Hears Public Concern On Rezoning Of Theater

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Springfield, Mo. -- (7/25/17) City council heard the public's concerns tonight regarding the rezoning of the former palace movie theater after life 360 church announced they would be purchasing the property. 

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Greene County Sheriff Uninjured After Being Dragged By Stolen Vehicle

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Springfield, Mo. -- (7/25/17) On Tuesday morning, July 25, 2017, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Greene County Sheriff's Deputies observed a suspicious vehicle on the parking lot of the Flying J located in the 4900 block of West Chestnut Expressway in western Greene County.

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US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

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FoxNews.com - (7/25/17)  A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News. The U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fired warning shots from its .50-caliber machine gun at an Iranian patrol boat when it came within 150 yards of the ship in the Persian Gulf, according to two U.S. defense officials.

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FBI Issues Toy Warning Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/25/2017) The FBI issued a warning this week about the privacy concerns associated with some internet-connected 'smart toys,' advising parents to be aware of the toys their children are playing with.  Garrett H. Croon, FBI spokesperson, said, "If you accept that toy into your home, you accept the responsibilities that come with it, so beware." 

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Springfield Council adopts PDMP

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(07/24/17) Springfield City Council voted 7-1 on Monday evening to adopt a city-wide prescription drug monitoring program. The ordinance will set up a database that tracks when patients are prescribed schedule II, III and IV drugs which includes opioid painkillers. It will be optional for doctors in the city to check the database when visiting with patients, but it will be required for pharmacists. City leaders hope that the program will cut down on individuals going...

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Chainsaw attack: 5 injured in Swiss town; manhunt on for suspect

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SWITZERLAND -- (07/24/17) A manhunt was under way on Monday for a chainsaw-wielding attacker who wounded five people -- one seriously -- at a health insurer's office building in Switzerland. The attacker entered the building in Schaffhausen, 23 miles north of Zurich, about 10:40 a.m. local time, wounding several employees. Police initially said two people had been seriously injured but later corrected the statement A shop owner in the area told local news site Blick a man with a...

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Police chase closes I-55 in Jefferson County

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Fox2Now.com -- (07/24/2017) ST. LOUIS —  A carjacking led to a multi-county police chase on I-55.   Police and the suspect exchanged gunfire during a standoff.  The suspect is dead and the southbound lanes of the highway will be shut down for several hours.  Traffic is backed up for miles in both directions. The suspect has been identified as Jarrod Kershaw, 31, of Pacific, MO.   Police say he is describes as a white male and was wearing...

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Man dies in multi-vehicle pileup on I-44

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/24/17) A man died and several people were injured during a multi-vehicle pileup on I-44 on Sunday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a semi truck in the westbound lane crossed the median and crashed into six vehicles , including a motorcycle. Eric Uhrhan, 21, of Scott City, Kansas, was killed while driving a pickup truck. The motorcyclist was airlifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Missouri State Highway Patrol have...

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7 injured in boating accident

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Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. - (7/24/17) Seven people were injured, one seriously, after a wave runner hit the side of a boat at the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. The Missouri State Highway Patrol report says Clayton Hertel, 17, was driving a 2010 Yamaha Wave Runner when he hit the starboard side of a 1995 Regal boat near Lick Creek Cove. Zachary Brewer, 22, was a passenger on the boat when the collision happened.

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Man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

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Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. - (7/24/17) The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a man drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks after jumping off a bridge. Kevin Rowland, 58, jumped off a bridge near the Grand Glaize Arm around 9:30 p.m. last night. The MSHP report says Rowland surfaced briefly, but then went back under the water. This is Troop F's 9th drowning for the year. More>>

Suspect dead after St. Louis police chase

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Fox2Now.com -- (07/24/2017) A carjacking led to a multi-county police chase on I-55.  Police and the suspect exchanged gunfire during a standoff.  The suspect is dead and the southbound lanes of the highway will be shut down for several hours.  Traffic is backed up for miles in both directions. St. Louis County Police say they went to the area of southbound I-270 and I-55 for a report of a crash at around 9am.  

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Bass Pro Shops to give away free fudge

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (7/24/17) Bass Pro Shops is thanking its customers by giving away 19 tons of fudge nationwide on Wednesday, July 26. The outdoor retailer was named as one of America's most reputable companies in a survey of 43,000 consumers. Bass Pro was ranked 19th out of the 800 stores that were a part of the survey. Quantities are limited to one per customer per visit and are available while supplies last. More>>

Suspect due in court after 10 die in sweltering truck

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FoxNews.com - (7/24/17)  A suspect arrested in connection with the deaths of at least 10 people packed into a sweltering tractor-trailer is due in court Monday over his alleged role in the immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. Federal prosecutors said they planned to bring charges against James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Florida, who is due to appear in federal court at 11 a.m. local time.

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9 massage parlor operators charged Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –(7/21/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that today, as a continuation of the joint efforts of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Springfield Police Department, Missouri Attorney General’s Office and Greene County Prosecuting Attorney’s office, that nine massage parlor operators have been charged with the class A misdemeanor of operating a massage business without the proper state license. Mr. Patterson stated that these... More>>

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  • Crime on the rise in Springfield

    Crime on the rise in Springfield

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-07-26 15:32:34 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/26/2017) Compared to this time last year, crime in Springfield has risen by 16% overall. While violent crime is going down, crimes such as burglary, theft and stolen vehicles are on the rise. Sargent David Meyer, Springfield Police Department, said, "The majority of the increase in crime that we've seen is in property crime." 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/26/2017) Compared to this time last year, crime in Springfield has risen by 16% overall. While violent crime is going down, crimes such as burglary, theft and stolen vehicles are on the rise. Sargent David Meyer, Springfield Police Department, said, "The majority of the increase in crime that we've seen is in property crime." 

  • Charges filed against Christian County auditor

    Charges filed against Christian County auditor

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:56:15 GMT

    Springfield, MO (7/25/2017) - Charges were filed against the Christian County Auditor this morning as a petition was filed for her to be removed from office. Police escorted Lacey Hart out of her office on Monday after complaints that she was failing at her job. Hart faces 15 counts of misdemeanor charges. Including; four counts of holdings one self to be a certified public accountant, even though she wasn’t one, and 11 counts of failing to perform duties required by law. Early...

    Springfield, MO (7/25/2017) - Charges were filed against the Christian County Auditor this morning as a petition was filed for her to be removed from office. Police escorted Lacey Hart out of her office on Monday after complaints that she was failing at her job. Hart faces 15 counts of misdemeanor charges. Including; four counts of holdings one self to be a certified public accountant, even though she wasn’t one, and 11 counts of failing to perform duties required by law. Early...

  • Heat Advisories Prompt Schedule Changes At pools, Cooling Centers Available

    Heat Advisories Prompt Schedule Changes At pools, Cooling Centers Available

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:25:35 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (7/25/17) To help residents keep cool and stay safe during National Weather Service-issued Heat Advisories, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board adjusts outdoor pool and Springfield Skate Park schedules, and offers cooling center options. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (7/25/17) To help residents keep cool and stay safe during National Weather Service-issued Heat Advisories, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board adjusts outdoor pool and Springfield Skate Park schedules, and offers cooling center options. 

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  • Trump announces ban on transgender individuals serving in military

    Trump announces ban on transgender individuals serving in military

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-07-26 14:15:29 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (7/26/17)  President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the U.S. government will not allow transgender people “to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.”  In a series of tweets, he wrote:  "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow...Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.

    FoxNews.com - (7/26/17)  President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the U.S. government will not allow transgender people “to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.”  In a series of tweets, he wrote:  "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow...Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.

  • Alabama Republicans rally around Sessions amid Trump firestorm

    Alabama Republicans rally around Sessions amid Trump firestorm

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:19:24 GMT

    (07/25/17) Alabama congressional Republicans have rallied behind embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who served in that delegation nearly 20 years before being appointed by President Trump as the country’s top law enforcement officer. “I know Jeff Sessions to be a man of great character and sound judgment,” Alabama GOP Rep. Martha Roby told reporters, as Trump continues to rail against the attorney general for recusing himself from a Justice Department probe...

    (07/25/17) Alabama congressional Republicans have rallied behind embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who served in that delegation nearly 20 years before being appointed by President Trump as the country’s top law enforcement officer. “I know Jeff Sessions to be a man of great character and sound judgment,” Alabama GOP Rep. Martha Roby told reporters, as Trump continues to rail against the attorney general for recusing himself from a Justice Department probe...

  • Hartzler Supports Measure Imposing Sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea

    Hartzler Supports Measure Imposing Sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:40:16 GMT

    WASHINGTON –  (7/25/17) Citing the need to address recent threats on national security and efforts to undermine global stability, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) today voted for the Countering Adversarial Nations through Sanctions Act (HR 3364) which passed the House with bipartisan support. 

    WASHINGTON –  (7/25/17) Citing the need to address recent threats on national security and efforts to undermine global stability, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) today voted for the Countering Adversarial Nations through Sanctions Act (HR 3364) which passed the House with bipartisan support. 

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  • Barbara Sinatra, wife of Frank Sinatra, dead at 90

    Barbara Sinatra, wife of Frank Sinatra, dead at 90

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:57:50 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (7/25/17)  Barbara Sinatra, the wife of late-singer Frank Sinatra, died Tuesday morning at her Rancho Mirage, California, home, a family spokesman told Fox News. She was 90. The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center director John Thoresen told Fox News Sinatra died of natural causes, and she was "comfortable surrounded by family and friends" at the time of her death.

    FoxNews.com - (7/25/17)  Barbara Sinatra, the wife of late-singer Frank Sinatra, died Tuesday morning at her Rancho Mirage, California, home, a family spokesman told Fox News. She was 90. The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center director John Thoresen told Fox News Sinatra died of natural causes, and she was "comfortable surrounded by family and friends" at the time of her death.

  • Justin Bieber apologizes to fans after abruptly canceling 'Purpose' tour

    Justin Bieber apologizes to fans after abruptly canceling 'Purpose' tour

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:33:53 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (7/25/17)  Canadian singer Justin Bieber apologized to his fans after unexpectedly canceling the remaining 14 dates of his “Purpose” tour Monday. The scheduled tour dates were set to take place in North America and Asia over the next three months. “I’m sorry for anybody who feels disappointed or betrayed,” Bieber told TMZ. The “Sorry” singer said he canceled the tour “due to unforeseen circumstances.”

    FoxNews.com - (7/25/17)  Canadian singer Justin Bieber apologized to his fans after unexpectedly canceling the remaining 14 dates of his “Purpose” tour Monday. The scheduled tour dates were set to take place in North America and Asia over the next three months. “I’m sorry for anybody who feels disappointed or betrayed,” Bieber told TMZ. The “Sorry” singer said he canceled the tour “due to unforeseen circumstances.”

  • Usher Paid $1.1M to Woman He Allegedly Infected with Herpes

    Usher Paid $1.1M to Woman He Allegedly Infected with Herpes

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:58:59 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/21/2017) Grammy Award-winning singer Usher reportedly paid a woman he had sexual relations with $1.1 million in 2012  to settle a lawsuit after she had claimed the performer gave her herpes. The “Yeah” singer reportedly contracted herpes between 2009 and 2010, around the time he began filing for divorce from his first wife, Tameka Foster, according to People, which cited court documents.

    Foxnews.com--(07/21/2017) Grammy Award-winning singer Usher reportedly paid a woman he had sexual relations with $1.1 million in 2012  to settle a lawsuit after she had claimed the performer gave her herpes. The “Yeah” singer reportedly contracted herpes between 2009 and 2010, around the time he began filing for divorce from his first wife, Tameka Foster, according to People, which cited court documents.

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  • Sperm count falling sharply in developed world, researchers say

    Sperm count falling sharply in developed world, researchers say

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:49:34 GMT
    (07/25/17) Sperm counts in men from America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have dropped by more than 50 percent in less than 40 years, researchers said on Tuesday. They also said the rate of decline is not slowing. Both findings -- in a meta-analysis bringing together various studies -- pointed to a potential decline in male health and fertility. The analysis did not explore reasons for the decline, but researchers said falling sperm counts have previously been linked to various...
    (07/25/17) Sperm counts in men from America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have dropped by more than 50 percent in less than 40 years, researchers said on Tuesday. They also said the rate of decline is not slowing. Both findings -- in a meta-analysis bringing together various studies -- pointed to a potential decline in male health and fertility. The analysis did not explore reasons for the decline, but researchers said falling sperm counts have previously been linked to various...
  • CTE found in brains of 110 out of 111 deceased NFLers

    CTE found in brains of 110 out of 111 deceased NFLers

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:37:36 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (7/25/17)  Researchers studying the brains of 202 former football players discovered traces of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in nearly all of them, with the highest instances occurring in players who had reached the professional level.

    FoxNews.com - (7/25/17)  Researchers studying the brains of 202 former football players discovered traces of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in nearly all of them, with the highest instances occurring in players who had reached the professional level.

  • Bush's Baked Beans recalled over defective cans

    Bush's Baked Beans recalled over defective cans

    Monday, July 24 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-07-25 01:15:02 GMT

    (07/24/17) The makers of a popular baked beans brand are recalling three varieties of the product over defective side seams on the cans. Bush Brothers and Company included 28-ounce cans of Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans, Fox 10 reported. The affected products are stamped with a “best by” date of June 2019. In a July 22 statement posted to its website, the company said the discovery is a quality issue...

    (07/24/17) The makers of a popular baked beans brand are recalling three varieties of the product over defective side seams on the cans. Bush Brothers and Company included 28-ounce cans of Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans, Fox 10 reported. The affected products are stamped with a “best by” date of June 2019. In a July 22 statement posted to its website, the company said the discovery is a quality issue...

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  • Crime on the rise in Springfield

    Crime on the rise in Springfield

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-07-26 15:32:34 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/26/2017) Compared to this time last year, crime in Springfield has risen by 16% overall. While violent crime is going down, crimes such as burglary, theft and stolen vehicles are on the rise. Sargent David Meyer, Springfield Police Department, said, "The majority of the increase in crime that we've seen is in property crime." 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/26/2017) Compared to this time last year, crime in Springfield has risen by 16% overall. While violent crime is going down, crimes such as burglary, theft and stolen vehicles are on the rise. Sargent David Meyer, Springfield Police Department, said, "The majority of the increase in crime that we've seen is in property crime." 

  • Trump announces ban on transgender individuals serving in military

    Trump announces ban on transgender individuals serving in military

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-07-26 14:15:29 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (7/26/17)  President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the U.S. government will not allow transgender people “to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.”  In a series of tweets, he wrote:  "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow...Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.

    FoxNews.com - (7/26/17)  President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the U.S. government will not allow transgender people “to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.”  In a series of tweets, he wrote:  "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow...Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.

  • Charges filed against Christian County auditor

    Charges filed against Christian County auditor

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:56:15 GMT

    Springfield, MO (7/25/2017) - Charges were filed against the Christian County Auditor this morning as a petition was filed for her to be removed from office. Police escorted Lacey Hart out of her office on Monday after complaints that she was failing at her job. Hart faces 15 counts of misdemeanor charges. Including; four counts of holdings one self to be a certified public accountant, even though she wasn’t one, and 11 counts of failing to perform duties required by law. Early...

    Springfield, MO (7/25/2017) - Charges were filed against the Christian County Auditor this morning as a petition was filed for her to be removed from office. Police escorted Lacey Hart out of her office on Monday after complaints that she was failing at her job. Hart faces 15 counts of misdemeanor charges. Including; four counts of holdings one self to be a certified public accountant, even though she wasn’t one, and 11 counts of failing to perform duties required by law. Early...

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