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Missouri politicians express support for Israel

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Missouri’s elected officials are outspoken about the attacks in Israel Saturday. Many proclaiming support for Israeli defenses. In a joint statement, Missouri House Speaker Dean Plocher and Senate President Caleb Rowden expressed support for Israel. “We reiterate our unwavering support for the State of Israel and its inherent right to defend itself against

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Parson requests federal aid for counties, citing recent storms, flooding

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) The governor’s office announced in a Wednesday press release that the state is requesting a “major disaster declaration” for federal assistance to 33 Missouri counties, citing inclement weather from July 29-Aug. 14. The aid request includes several counties in Mid-Missouri, including Benton, Camden and Maries counties. According to the release, initial

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Governor Parson signs order activating State Emergency Operations Plan in response to severe weather

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KIMZ) Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 23-08 Saturday, activating the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan in response to severe weather and flooding that has been impacting the state. This order comes just one day after different E-F tornadoes hit counties in the state on Friday, forcing some people to regroup and find shelter elsewhere.

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