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The overturn of Roe v. Wade causes celebration and protest across mid-Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY - Early Friday morning, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to safe abortions. Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Gov. Mike Parson quickly issued opinions that "triggered" parts of a 2019 law, Right to Life of the Unborn Child Act, after the SCOTUS decision. The law officially outlaws abortion, except in the cases of a medical emergency, in Missouri.

Mid-Missouri hospital closures raise concerns about private equity in healthcare

Ten rural hospitals in Missouri have closed in less than a decade, including two within the past year in mid-Missouri. Those two — Audrain Community Hospital and Callaway Community Hospital — were owned by a three-year-old startup called Noble Health. Noble was part of a private equity firm's portfolio, and it shuttered both institutions quickly after acquiring them. Kaiser Health News senior correspondent Sarah Jane Tribble investigated the closures and joined the Health & Wealth Desk to share what she found.

Local vape shops react as FDA moves to ban e-cigarette Juul

JEFFERSON CITY — The flash-drive looking e-cigarette that has been extremely popular among America's youth could soon be banned in the US following a recent order by the US Food and Drug Administration. However, on Friday, a federal court temporarily blocked that order from taking place after the company...

UPDATED/CORRECTION: Head of Missouri National Guard seriously injured in motorcycle crash south of Jefferson City

UPDATE/CORRECTION: The Missouri National Guard released a statement Friday morning stating the accident happened around 6 p.m. The Guard says Cumpton was wearing full visibility reflective vest and personal protective equipment, including a helmet, gloves, and boots. The Guard also reports Cumpton suffered minor injuries with no broken bones. They report Cumpton is in good spirits.

Adjutant General, Missouri National Guard, Injured in Motorcycle Accident

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Maj. Gen. Levon Cumpton, Adjutant General, Missouri National Guard, was injured in a motorcycle accident Thursday evening. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 4:15 p.m. on Route B in Cole County. Cumpton was slowing to make a left turn when he was struck from behind by an SUV and thrown from his motorcycle. Cumpton was wearing full visibility reflective vest and personal protective equipment. He was airlifted to the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia for evaluation. The accident report indicates the 51-year old Cumpton sustained serious injuries.

Missouri National Guard Major General injured in Jefferson City motorcycle crash

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Two people were seriously injured after a wreck at the intersection of Route B and Evergreen Drive in Jefferson City. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Levon Cumpton, 51, of Wardsville, was driving a 2008 Victory Vision motorcycle and was attempting to make a left turn when a The post Missouri National Guard Major General injured in Jefferson City motorcycle crash appeared first on ABC17NEWS.

Obituary: Mary Jo Parker Mar. 20, 1935 – June 14, 2022

Mary knew it was time to go. In the early morning of June 14, 2022, Mary peacefully left this Earth to join her beloved Paul in heaven. The saying goes, “Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much,” this easily describes Mary’s life. Mary Jo was born in Owensville, Missouri to William and Mae Moses. She was the first girl after a string of four boys. She was followed by another brother and sister. She spoke with great fondness when she told stories of growing up in Missouri with a house full of siblings and cousins. She loved God and family above all else. She loved deeply and completely.