Many Trapped In Florida As Ian Heads North

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Rescue crews are wading through water and using boats to rescue Florida residents stranded in the wake of Hurricane Ian. The Orange County fire department posted photos Thursday of crews in a

Missouri And Arkansas Sue Over Student Loan Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six Republican-led states are suing the Biden administration to try and halt its plan to forgive student loan debt for millions of Americans. They’re accusing it of overstepping its executive powers. It’s at least

Pierce City School Board Discusses Corporal Punishment

(KTTS News) — The Pierce City School District talked about corporal punishment at its school board meeting. KY3 says board members held a brief discussion, but no vote was taken. It comes after the Cassville School District

States Spending COVID Aid On Roads, Buildings, Seawalls

(AP) — States are spending billions of dollars of federal pandemic relief funds on infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges and public buildings. The American Rescue Plan law signed by President Joe Biden last year provided $350

Russia Ready To Annex 4 Regions Of Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia says it will formally annex occupied parts of Ukraine where it held Kremlin-orchestrated “referendums” in which it claimed that residents had voted overwhelmingly to live under Moscow’s rule. The Ukrainian government and

Nixa Appoints 2 Interim City Council Members

(KTTS News) — The city of Nixa has named two interim city council members, replacing two council members who resigned. Matt Ogden will fill the District 1 seat, replacing Amy Hoogstraet. Seth Balogh was named to fill

House Committee Moves To End Corporate Income Taxes

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A powerful Missouri House committee is trying to phase out corporate income taxes. The House Budget Committee on Wednesday tacked the provision onto another bill to cut individual income taxes. The proposal would

Charges Filed After Vandalism At Hammons Field

(KTTS News) — Charges have been filed after some break-ins this summer at Hammons Field in Springfield. Springfield Police say video cameras caught four skateboarders stealing things and damaging property while the Springfield Cardinals were on a

Deadly Shooting At Arkansas Hospital

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police say a man visiting a patient at a Little Rock-area hospital was shot dead by a person he knew, and the suspect was arrested about an hour later at a gas

Ian Leaves People Trapped, 2.5 Million Without Power

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian has left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, damaging the roof of a hospital intensive care unit and knocking out power to 2.5 million