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Belton Police Department unveils ‘soft’ interview room

Belton Police Department unveils ‘soft’ interview room By Raymore Journal staff In an effort to make victims and witnesses more comfortable, the Belton Police Department is launching what it calls its new “soft” interview room. Recently, the Belton Police Victim Advocate Unit unveiled its new “soft” interview room and announced the appointment of a dedicated sex crimes / domestic violence detective. The additions to the Belton Police Department is the work of Victim Advocate Crystal Beal. What is a soft interview room? You might be familiar with normal interview rooms typically seen in crime...

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State treasurer encourages Missourians to check Unclaimed Property list

State treasurer encourages Missourians to check Unclaimed Property list By Raymore Journal staff Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is launching an annual effort to return Unclaimed Property to Missourians. Beginning June 20, the names of more than 129,400 individuals, small businesses, and non-profit organizations with Unclaimed Property will be listed in over 100 publications across the state. Missourians can also search and view the lists by county on ShowMeMoney.com.  “I want to return Unclaimed Property to as many Missourians as possible. We are required by law to run these lists...

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Facebook removes GOP Senate candidate’s ‘RINO hunting’ video

Facebook removes GOP Senate candidate’s ‘RINO hunting’ video By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press Facebook removed a campaign video by Republican Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Eric Greitens that shows him brandishing a shotgun and declaring that he’s hunting RINOs, or Republicans In Name Only. In the ad, Greitens, a former Missouri governor who resigned in disgrace in 2018, is flanked by a tactical unit outside a home on a tree-lined street as he whispers, “The RINO feeds on corruption and is marked by the stripes of cowardice,” using a term popularized by...

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25 new troopers to graduate from Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy

25 new troopers to graduate from Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy By Raymore Journal staff Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 25 troopers will graduate from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, June 24, 2022. The ceremony will take place in the Academy gymnasium, 1510 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO, and the public is invited. The graduation ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and be live-streamed via the Patrol’s Facebook page. The 113th Recruit Class reported to the Academy on January 18, 2022, to begin the...

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Missouri State Highway Patrol commissions six commercial vehicle officers

Missouri State Highway Patrol commissions six commercial vehicle officers By Raymore Journal staff Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces six commercial vehicle officers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy earlier this month. The ceremony took place at General Headquarters. The 13th Commercial Vehicle Officers Class reported to the Academy on January 3, 2022, to begin the 22-week training. Colonel Eric T. Olson addressed the class during the graduation ceremony. Captain Kevin C. Kelley, Q/CVE, also spoke to the graduates. The Honorable...

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Plan A Safe July Fourth Weekend!

Plan A Safe July Fourth Weekend! By Raymore Journal staff The July Fourth holiday weekend is a great opportunity to enjoy one of Missouri’s recreational opportunities or a backyard barbecue. Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds Missouri’s travelers to make smart choices for a safe July Fourth holiday. Everyone should place safety at the top of their list when planning how to celebrate our nation’s freedoms. No matter how you decide to spend the long weekend, your smartest choice is to follow all Missouri traffic and boating laws. During the 2021...

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Rep. Haffner’s eminent domain bill signed into law

Governor Mike Parson signs House Bill 2005 into law during the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association’s annual Steak Fry Dinner. (Courtesy photo) Rep. Haffner’s eminent domain bill signed into law By Raymore Journal staff During the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association’s annual Steak Fry Dinner, Governor Mike Parson signed House Bill (HB) 2005 into law. HB 2005 expands protections under the law for Missouri’s farm and ranch families in certain eminent domain proceedings.   “We are happy to join the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, farmers, and ranchers from...

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Cass County

Cass Regional recognized for high-quality stroke care

Cass Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment. (Tyson Fisher/Raymore Journal) Cass Regional recognized for high-quality stroke care By Raymore Journal staff Cass Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according...

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Projects across Raymore: Johnny’s Tavern

Johnny’s Tavern is scheduled to be complete in early- to mid-fall of this year at the Raymore Market Center at Highway 58 and Sunset Lane. (Tyson Fisher/Raymore Journal) Projects across Raymore: Johnny’s Tavern By Raymore Journal staff There are few places to go to watch the “big game” in Raymore, but residents will have one more option later this year at a restaurant that may be familiar to many. Johnny’s Tavern, a popular sports bar and restaurant in the Kansas City metro area, will be opening its newest location in Raymore. The new restaurant will be at the Raymore Market Center...

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