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'Namaste Trump!' India Greets U.S. Leader With Epic Party - And Modest Policy Aims President Trump would be the first to tell you: He and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, despite some economic friction between their countries, share a warm personal friendship. And Modi, as Trump's friend, evidently knows just how to greet the U.S.

Family of woman found dead in Buchanan County seeks answers - A family is hoping for answers after their loved one was found dead on the side of the road. Coming up on one week since a Missouri Department of Transportation worker discovered the body of Ariel Starcher stuffed in a duffel bag, her siblings have more questions than answers.

Battlehawks win first home game in dominating fashion You are here: Home / Sports / Battlehawks win first home game in dominating fashion St. Louis Battlehawks Joe Powell outruns the New York Guardians defenders for a 84-yard touchdown/ Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI With the support of a wild crowd of near 30,000 for the XFL debut at The Dome at America's Center, the St.

St. Louis fans show excitement over the Battlehawks Thanks for listening and please subscribe to the Bill Pollock Show podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Sound Cloud and Facebook. The Battlehawks entertained the Saint Louis home crowd and it wasn't large, but they were loud. Spring training talk. Mizzou misses a road opportunity.

Harrisonville police take barricaded subject into custody ORIGINAL STORY: Harrisonville police responded to a call Sunday night for an armed, barricaded suspect at a gas station. Police said that all customers and staff were evacuated safely around 6:30 p.m. from the QuikTrip at Missouri Route 291 and Commercial Street.

Philadelphia officer sends portrait to family of KCK crossing guard - A Philadelphia police officer who painted a portrait of crossing guard Bob Nill sent prints of the artwork to Nill's family.

KCPD investigate homicide at East 67th, Monroe - Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday afternoon. Police responded around 4 p.m. to a reported shooting at East 67th Street and Monroe Avenue and located a man laying on the ground. EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to police.

Three down. Fifty-four or so to go. Primaries and caucuses that is. Over the years on the social media platforms I use I restrict who and what I follow to the point that I know the vast majority of people who I encounter to a few degrees of separation and/or I am fairly certain they're real people.

Police chase leads to several smashed cars in Hyde Park - Several cars are ruined after a police chase in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The chase happened at 1:54 a.m. on Saturday, according to KCPD. When officers were on patrol on East 39th Street, they saw a silver Nissan traveling the opposite way on 39th Street speeding with only one headlight on.

Missouri House oversight committee to hear additional sports wagering bills this week A Missouri House oversight committee will hear testimony Tuesday in Jefferson City from the Budget Committee chairman on his proposal involving sports wagering. The House Special Committee on Government Oversight will hold a Tuesday afternoon hearing on the legislation from House Budget Committee Chairman Cody Smith, R-Carthage.

St. Louis BattleHawks celebrate the return of professional football with XFL home opener in The Dome The BattleHawks, which drew the XFL's highest ratings on opening day two weeks ago, triumphed over New York with a score of 29-9.

Linn basketball team honors player with autism Chris Kmiec will leave a legacy far beyond basketball.

Officials Scramble To Contain Coronavirus Outbreaks In South Korea, Iran And Italy As coronavirus prevention and control measures continue in China, new outbreaks of the respiratory disease COVID-19 in South Korea, Italy and Iran have health officials on high alert over the global spread of an illness that has infected nearly 77,000 people in China, with more than 2,400 deaths tied to the virus.

Books get a new look in Boonville Boonslick Library has needed a larger facility for over a decade.

Police investigate death near KC bus stop - Police are investigating what might have contributed to a man's death near a bus stop Sunday morning. Emergency crews were dispatched to the 2300 block of Summit Street just before 8 a.m. on a medical nature unknown call. Upon arrival, an unresponsive male was located near the bus stop.

India Set To Welcome Trump, Whose First Stop Will Be In Modi's Home State Of Gujarat When President Trump arrives on his first official visit to India on Monday, his first stop will be Ahmedabad, the largest city in the western state of Gujarat. It's the place where Indian freedom leader Mahatma Gandhi built his ashram, a place for prayer and communal living, on a riverbank lined with Indian lilac trees.

After The Nevada Caucuses, Bernie Sanders Is The Man To Beat The 2020 Democratic nomination is now Sen. Bernie Sanders' to lose. The independent from Vermont ⁠ - who is running as a Democrat and often speaks about the ills not just of Republicans, but also of Democrats ⁠ - handily won the Nevada Democratic caucuses.

Opioid settlement still elusive as some lawyers criticize it Boone County is one of about 2,500 local governments suing major opioid drug makers.

Study Hall: Arkansas 78, Mizzou 68 Nearly statistical twins, except for Arkansas making 9 more 3’s than the Tigers.

Sedalia man arrested after shooting Saturday Michael Ray Carpenter, was arrested on six charges related to the shooting.

Man arrested for attempting to unlawfully enter Fulton home twice within an hour FULTON - Police arrested a 44 year old Fulton man after he attempted to unlawfully enter a home twice, assaulted a resident and damaged property.

February 23, 1803 - Missouri Life Magazine Sutter lived and farmed in the Westport-Independence area and later moved to California where he operated Sutter's Mill. His mill is where gold was discovered and had a huge effect on St. Louis, Westport, Independence, and St. Joseph.

Kansas City woman's mission to find stolen car takes unexpected turn - A Kansas City, Missouri, woman's mission to find her stolen car took an unexpected turn. When Chandra Walz recovered her stolen vehicle on Friday, she never expected she'd have a mystery of her own to solve.

OPPD seek dog that bit child - Overland Park police are asking for help to locate a dog that bit a child on Saturday. An 11-year-old girl was at Comanche Elementary School, 8200 Grant Street, when the dog, described as a "brown, black and white, medium-size pit bull-type dog" bit her, according to police.

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