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Missouri Lags in Enhanced 911 Service

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Missouri Lags in Enhanced 911 Service

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Missouri Lags in Enhanced 911 Service

Missouri Lags in Enhanced 911 Service

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Missouri lags behind many other states in providing enhanced 911 services. It's the only state without a fee for wireless 911 calls. And as many as 23 counties in Missouri have no basic 911 service for landline phones.

Missy Shelton reports from member station KSMU in Springfield, Mo.