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Judge blocks Medicaid expansion in Missouri

(CNN) — A Missouri judge blocked Medicaid expansion in the state on Wednesday, saying the ballot initiative that voters approved last year was unconstitutional. The court action stems from Republican Gov. Mike Parson's decision last month not to expand Medicaid to roughly 275,000 low-income adults on July 1 because lawmakers did not appropriate funding.
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Delta variant detected in Missouri wastewater samples

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - There’s new proof the Delta variant of the coronavirus is in Missouri after researchers detect it in samples of wastewater. “I think we’ve come a long way. I just don’t think it’s over yet,” said Marc Johnson, a microbiology professor at The University of Missouri.
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DHSS issues statewide health advisory for delta variant

MISSOURI − The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has issued a health advisory in relation to the emergence of the delta COVID-19 variant strain in the state of Missouri. DHSS Health Advisory. The health advisory was sent to Missouri health care providers. The highest proportion of the...
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Injured 12-year-old rescued from Missouri roller coaster after nearly 2 hours

BRANSON, Mo. (KOLR/KOZL/KRBK) — A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized Sunday after being seriously injured beneath a Missouri roller coaster, police said. According to a Facebook post from the Branson Professional Firefighters Local 152, emergency crews went to The Branson Coaster around 7: 30 p.m. Sunday night to rescue the boy, who was found trapped.
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View Missouri’s latest COVID-19 state profile report

New coronavirus cases nationwide have plummeted since vaccinations became widely available, but in Missouri, cases have spiked 52% over the past week, according to a new report. The data from the New York Times says Missouri has the most cases per 100,000 residents. The Department of Health and Senior Services...
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Four injured in Miller County crash, vehicle totaled

A vehicle overturned and crashed on Route E in Miller County Saturday afternoon, resulting in injuries for four occupants. An unnamed 16-year-old female driver from Iberia was driving south in a 2010 Mazda CX-7 on Route E, just south of 10 Mile Drive, when the incident occured, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. The driver reportedly ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected and returned to the road where she crossed the center line and ran off the left side of the road before finally overturning and striking a fence. The driver, who was wearing a safety device, was not reported to be injured but four passengers in the vehicle sustained injuries.
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ASU Softball: Missouri transfer Jazmyn Rollin signs with the Sun Devils

Trisha Ford is bringing in a small recruiting class to her 2022 roster but that hasn’t stopped her from adding more talent this offseason. After landing Ole Miss transfer Jessi Puk earlier this month, Arizona State announced the addition of another SEC transfer. As Arizona State softball announced the signing...