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Special Olympics Missouri celebrate State Indoor Opening Ceremonies

More than 3,000 athletes, coaches, and unified partners took part in the Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor games opening ceremonies.

Posted: Mar 31, 2019 10:32 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.)— More than 3,000 athletes, coaches, and unified partners took part in the Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor games opening ceremonies.

The Opening Ceremonies took place Friday night at Civic Arena in St. Joseph. 

"I think that Special Olympics is great for people with disabilities that don't feel like they have the opportunity like everyone should be included, no matter who it is and no matter your disability," Athlete Jesse Hodgson said. 

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It was a snowy and cold day across the area with 2-6 inches of snow found across northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. Temperatures will fall into the teens and single digits overnight. Be very careful on the roads Sunday morning, slushy and wet roads will refreeze with the cold temperatures overnight. Sunshine returns on Sunday with temperatures staying right around average in the mid 30s. Dry conditions look to continue into next week. Temperatures will warm through Tuesday with highs back in the 40s before a cold front moves through mid week dropping temperatures back into the teens and 20s.
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