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Woman Injured in Crash in Pemiscot County

There was a traffic crash that occurred in Pemiscot County. The crash took place on Interstate 55 at mile marker 14. The crash occurred at 11:45 .a.m. Thursday morning. The crash was a solo vehicle crash.  The driver o0f the 2011 Dodge Caliber was injured in the crash. The victim was identified as 71 year-old…read more »

Truck Catches Fire in Cape Girardeau

A Pickup truck caught fire in Cape Girardeau. Local firefighters were dispatched to North Sprigg Street, just north of Independence Street on Wednesday night. The driver of the truck was driving northbound when the truck caught fire. The transmission of the Chevy Pickup Truck caught fire. No one was hurt in the fire, the driver was…read more »

Illinois Payrolls Up in Nearly All Industries from Prior Year

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate rose to 4.3 percent in December and nonfarm payrolls increased by +13,600 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released by IDES. The November jobs gain was revised upward from the preliminary report…read more »

MDC test results reveal more deer with deadly CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports 28 more deer from 11 Missouri counties have been found to have chronic wasting disease (CWD). This brings the number of cases of the deadly deer disease in Missouri to 103 since 2012. CWD is a deadly illness in white-tailed deer and other members of the deer family,…read more »

Man Arrested for DWI and Driving While Revoked

A Popular Bluff man was taken into police custody on Wednesday night. The arrest was made at 10:50.p.m. in Butler County. The man who was arrested was identified as 32 year-old Ryan L. Deschamp. The arrest was made following a traffic stop. He was taken into custody for DWI along with driving with a revoked…read more »

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NHL primes pump for future talent with transfer fees

When Rasmus Dahlin put pen to paper on his first NHL contract, the reverberations carried to Gothenburg and Lidkoping in his native Sweden. The No. 1 overall pick signing with the Buffalo Sabres earned Sweden more than $250,000 to put back into development. “It’s unreal,” Dahlin said. “We need all the money we can get.”…read more »

Cardinals agree to 2-year deal with reliever Andrew Miller

ST. LOUIS (AP) — When healthy, Andrew Miller has been one of baseball’s top relievers. The St. Louis Cardinals are banking on a return to form. Miller agreed to terms on a two-year deal with St. Louis, with a vesting option for 2021. The 6-foot-7 left-hander has been dominant for much of this decade, but…read more »

Chiefs’ Mahomes picked by AP writers as top QB in 2018

Patrick Mahomes has dazzled NFL audiences with no-look passes, left-handed throws and stellar performances in just his first full season as a starter. The dynamic Mahomes has the Kansas City Chiefs (11-3) leading the AFC and he’s already earning top honors. Mahomes barely squeaked past Drew Brees as the NFL’s top quarterback in 2018 in…read more »

Royals general manager Dayton Moore visits Kansas inmates

ELLSWORTH, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore has been making holiday visits to Kansas inmates. The Kansas City Star reports that Moore stopped Wednesday at the Ellsworth Correctional Facility. Moore talked about his Christian faith, his family and took questions from an audience of about 200 for more than an hour.…read more »

Dodgers send Puig, Wood to Reds for Homer Bailey

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers shook up their National League-championship roster Friday, trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and left-hander Alex Wood and cash to the Cincinnati Reds for right-hander Homer Bailey, who threw a pair of no-hitters before three major arm operations sidetracked his career. The Dodgers also get minor leaguers Jeter Downs…read more »

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