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Columbia, MO

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect 1 am CT for central Missouri, including Columbia - Weather Channel

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Iowa, US

Tornado watch issued for southern Iowa, northwest Missouri, and eastern Kansas until 10:00 pm CT - Weather Channel

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mergers & acquisitions

Aetna-Humana merger is anti-competitive in Missouri, state insurance regulator says - Reuters


Missouri, US

#BREAKING: Person of interest in custody after armed bank robbery in SE Missouri>>https://t.co/xGQzv6TMD1 #kait8 https://t.co/Dk4eXNdJbT - @Region8News


2016 US elections

Editor's note: The judges on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's list of 11 potential US Supreme Court nominees are: Steven Colloton of Iowa, Allison Eid of Colorado, Raymond Gruender of Missouri, Thomas Hardiman of Pennsylvania, Raymond Kethledge of Michigan, Joan Larsen of Michigan, Thomas Lee of Utah, William Pryor of Alabama, David Stras of Minnesota, Diane Sykes of Wisconsin, and Don Willett of Texas - AP - Shelley


Illinois, US

Map: NWS issues severe thunderstorm watch for parts of southern Iowa, western Illinois, eastern Kansas, northern Missouri - NWS SPC


Missouri, US

Missouri executes man for killing a sheriff's deputy and 2 other people in 2002 - AP

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Missouri, US

Amber Alert issued for missing Tennessee girl who may be in Missouri https://t.co/pEdgFV5UcX #breaking - @kmbc


Missouri, US

Missouri 'religious freedom' bill that would allow some venues to refuse to serve same-sex couples, fails in committee - 41 Action News

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Violent storms likely to extend from southern Texas to Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri on Tuesday - Accuweather

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Kansas, US

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he is taking action to end Kansas-Missouri 'Border War' - KSHB


2016 US elections

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton officially win Missouri primary, according to final tally of April 12 vote - Politico

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St. Louis County, MO

Update: Missouri appellate court says St. Louis County polls can remain open until 9 pm CT in municipal elections - Post-Dispatch

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Missouri, US

St. Louis County judge has denied request to extend voting hours after widespread ballot shortages at dozens of precincts - @RobertDEdwards

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Oklahoma wildfires, April 2016

Map: Dangerous fire weather conditions on US Plains with numerous reports of wildfires - @SeverePlains

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Missouri, US

RT @arothfield: #BREAKING: Senate passes HB 2655, school funding bill. It will now go to House @41ActionNews - @41ActionNews



Tornado watch likely for parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas - National Weather Service

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Oklahoma, US

Map: Strong winds, warm temperatures, and dry air prompt Red Flag warnings thoughout much of Southern US Plains - via @reedtimmerTVN

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2016 US elections

Bernie Sanders concedes tight Democratic presidential primary in Missouri; Hillary Clinton wins state - AP

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: The Associated Press this morning notes the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries in Missouri remain too close to call, as the margins between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race, and between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on the GOP side are close enough that candidates may request recounts. We're watching for updates. - Rebecca

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