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Application for student financial aid opens Oct. 1

  Free FAFSA events set to provide assistance, Show-Me FAFSA Challenge kicks off in Missouri The primary form used to determine student financial aid eligibility will open Oct. 1, for students enrolling in the 2022-2023 academic year. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, often known as the FAFSA, is used by colleges and universities,…read more »

In-Person Workforce Services Now Available at All IDES American Job Centers

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the remaining American Job Centers are now open for in-person services, concluding the phased plan to safely reopen all centers. In-person workforce and limited unemployment services at American Job Centers are available by appointment-only. Beginning Monday, September 20, in-person appointments will be available at the…read more »

Kentucky lawmakers to reconvene to shape response to COVID

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican lawmakers get their chance to shape Kentucky’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as they reconvene for a special session starting Tuesday. Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear called lawmakers into session to consider of a range of virus-related issues. He’s asking the GOP-dominated legislature to extend the state of emergency until mid-January.…read more »

Hospitalizations start to decline in some parts of Missouri

StTLOUIS (AP) — Missouri has been among the states hit early and hard by the delta variant of COVID-19, but there are some signs of improvement. The state’s COVID-19 dashboard on Tuesday showed 2,146 people hospitalized with the virus. That’s still more than three times the number hospitalized at the start of June, but it’s…read more »

Beshear: Virus surge would have led him to issue mask order

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s governor says the latest batch of grim COVID-19 statistics would have spurred him to order a statewide mask mandate indoors if he still wielded the authority. But Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear says a recent Kentucky Supreme Court decision shifted such decisions to the Republican-led state legislature. Kentucky reported 65 more…read more »

Governor Parson Announces Appointment of Brice R. Sechrest as Associate Circuit Judge for 24th Judicial Circuit

  Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Brice R. Sechrest as Associate Circuit Judge for St. Francios County in the 24th Judicial Circuit. Mr. Sechrest will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Joseph L. Goff, Jr. The appointment will become effective on September 6, 2021.Mr. Sechrest, of Farmington, currently…read more »

Barkley Regional Airport to Receive $10 Million in Funding

  Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah will receive a second installment of $10 million in federal funding to go toward building a new terminal. Government officials say they hey contacted the Federal Aviation Administration to advocate for this funding, which comes from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The project is scheduled to be completed by…read more »

Royals Top Cardinals With Homer in 9th

ST. LOUIS (AP)- Nicky Lopez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning after a long rain delay and the Kansas City Royals averted a three-game sweep, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5. Dylan Carlson homered for St. Louis, which has lost four of six. It was 5-all when Hanser Alberto began the Royals ninth…read more »

Hernandez’s HR in 9th Gives Nats 6-5 Win Over Cubs

WASHINGTON DC(AP) – Yadiel Hernandez’s solo shot in the ninth inning — his second homer of the day — gave the Washington Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Hernandez’s four-hit day helped the Nationals overcome three home runs by Rafael Ortega of the Cubs. Washington took two of three in this series against…read more »

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