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The Surgeon General Wants Us All To Carry Narcan, But It Can Be Hard To Get

It was a scheduling mishap that led Kourtnaye Sturgeon to help save someone’s life. About four months ago, Sturgeon drove to downtown Indianapolis for a meeting. She was a week early. “I wasn’t supposed to be there,” she said.

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An historic handshake at the most heavily fortified border in the world on Friday symbolized the hope that two Koreas could create a lasting rapprochement – but failed efforts in the past weighed heavily over the moment.

"I can't stop feeling excited to meet in this historic place, and I am very moved that the President came to greet me at the demarcation line," North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, according to South Korea's presidential office.

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Missouri US Sen. McCaskill Votes to Confirm Pompeo

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Missouri U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has voted to confirm CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state.

Missouri's auditor says she's turning over records to the FBI and state attorney general related to allegations of conflicts of interest between state agencies and a trucking technology company.

GOP Seeks to Boot 4 Candidates From Primary Ballot

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The Missouri Republican Party is seeking to boot four candidates from the primary ballot, including two Congressional challengers, arguing that they aren't really members of the GOP.

Missouri Will Return $575,000 in Parks Money to Feds

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The Missouri Department of Natural Resources plans to return $575,000 it received for two new state parks to the federal government.

Missouri Senate OKs Stable University Funding

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Missouri senators have adopted a budget proposal that includes stable funding for public colleges and universities next year.

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The imbalance between the supply of organs for transplant and the demand for them can be staggering.

There are about 75,000 people active on the U.S. waiting list for kidneys, livers and other transplantable organs. On average, 20 of them die each day.

And globally, the situation is much worse.

The international shortage of transplantable organs has lead to a booming underground industry known as the "Red Market,” where people illegally buy and sell human body parts to the highest bidder.

On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at how the donor shortage has fueled a lucrative underground market, and how efforts to stifle it are shaping international policy.

Help ten veterans take part in the Central Missouri Honor Flight AND enjoy strawberry pie, jam, wine, shortcake - you name it - at the Strawberry Festival June 9th in Millersburg. CHERIE RUTTER tells us all about it! Plus, CHERYL UNTERSCHUTZ invites everyone to take part in the Heart of Missouri Girls on the Run Spring 5K next Saturday in Columbia. Volunteers are needed! (4:39) April 26, 2018

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To Professionals, Pooling Resources Is The Best Solution for Opioid Epidemic

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There might not be a single solution to the current opioid epidemic. Instead, representatives from across the state are talking about combining their efforts to try to lower the rate of opioid addiction and overdose, particularly in rural communities.

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