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January 10, 2019 9:17 PM When lightning strikes: America’s most struck states revealed

New research reveals the U.S. states that experienced the most lightning strikes in 2018 – Florida and Texas are at the top of the list. The Sunshine State had the highest density of lightning strikes. Florida had the highest average of negative ground-to-cloud flasher per square mile, with 24, according to the study. Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi 113

December 28, 2018 3:53 PM U.S. probes outage of CenturyLink 911 emergency call service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is investigating a nationwide CenturyLink Inc outage that has affected service on 911 emergency phone calls across the country, agency chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday. “The CenturyLink service outage is ... completely unacceptable, and its breadth and duration are particularly troubling 73

December 17, 2018 11:21 PM St. Louis woman, 18, serenaded by Jason Mraz dies while waiting for new lungs

Madison Taliaferro, 18, "passed away peacefully" on Saturday at the St. Louis Children's Hospital Missouri, after she lost a "courageous-long-fought battle," a funeral home obituary stated. (Google Earth) A Kansas teen with cystic fibrosis who was recently serenaded by Jason Mraz reportedly died while awaiting a new pair of lungs. Madison Taliaferro 109

December 14, 2018 11:53 PM Cow steals spotlight at student's graduation photo shoot

In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 photo, senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano, and Amelia, a three year old cow, right, walk on the campus of University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Montalbano, brought towering dairy cow to join his commencement photo shoot. Montalbano worked with cattle throughout his undergraduate studies with the university's 62

December 13, 2018 11:13 PM McCaskill blasts 'too many embarrassing uncles' in Senate, in final floor speech

Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, seen here in September, voiced her complaints on the Senate floor. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill criticized the Senate in a grim farewell speech Thursday, calling it "dysfunctional" and filled with “too many embarrassing uncles.” The two-term senator from Missouri delivered a farewell 115

December 12, 2018 1:22 AM Jason Mraz sings to patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

A Missouri children’s hospital on Tuesday revealed that an unlikely visitor stopped by for a visit. (St. Louis Children's Hospital) A Missouri children’s hospital on Tuesday revealed that an unlikely visitor had stopped by for a visit. Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz arrived at St. Louis Children’s Hospital with his guitar and played for a few of their 101

December 4, 2018 8:34 PM Money-back guarantee: Mike Gundy cuts check for man who lost Oklahoma State wins bet

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy reimbursed an Oklahoma City radio personality who bet $250 on the Cowboys to win more than eight games in Las Vegas before the season. Ron "Spinozi" Benton, part of "The Morning Animals" on 98.1 FM WWLS The Sports Animal, lost the bet when Oklahoma State finished the season 6-6. "I have many H.S. buddies who consume way too much alcohol 59

December 1, 2018 8:12 PM 1 killed in southwestern Missouri as storms sweep area

AURORA, Mo. – Authorities in southwestern Missouri say strong storms that swept the region have left one person dead. Aurora Fire Chief Robert Ward tells television station KYTV that one person inside an Aurora motel just off Highway 39 was killed as a storm passed through. Authorities have not released the person's name or details of how the death occurred 55

November 29, 2018 9:50 PM Missouri mom working extra shifts to buy Christmas presents for kids killed in car accident

31-year-old Sara Shepard was on her way to her nursing job at St. Louis University Hospital when her car was struck by a pickup truck. Shepard was working extra shifts to help pay for her children's Christmas gifts. Ahead of Christmas, Sara Shepard, a nurse and mother of two, picked up extra shifts at the St. Louis University Hospital in Missouri in the hopes 91

November 26, 2018 4:21 PM U.S. conservative Phyllis Schlafly's heirs lose trademark appeal over brewery

(Reuters) - Relatives of the late conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly on Monday lost their appeal to block a St. Louis, Missouri, craft brewery from trademarking the Schlafly name. In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Saint Louis Brewery LLC, which was co-founded by Schlafly’s nephew Thomas Schlafly, and had applied 64