Government & Politics

March 29, 2014

Lawmakers consider funding boost for Missouri 911

If you use a cellphone to get an ambulance in Kansas City, emergency responders should be able to identify your location. But if you call for help while canoeing on the Current River in southern Missouri, rescuers likely would need your help to find you. Officials want to eliminate the latter scenario and bolster a 911 system that in some areas is lagging behind.

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