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Roads in New Madrid County will be CLOSED for railroad crossing repairs (03/31/15)
SIKESTON - Route HH in New Madrid County will be CLOSED as Railroad crews perform railroad crossing repairs. The closed crossing is between County Road 609 and Route 61. Weather permitting, work will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area...
Missouri prescription drug database earns initial approval (03/31/15)
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) -- Missouri senators moved one step closer to enacting a tracking database for prescription drugs on Monday, despite years of failure amid privacy concerns. The legislation would create a program that monitors when prescriptions for drugs considered controlled substances are written and filled, with the goal of stopping so-called doctor shoppers from amassing pills to use recreationally or sell...
10 Things to Know for Today (03/31/15)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MARATHON IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS TO END WITH MIXED RESULTS Iran and six world powers will agree to continue negotiations in a new phase aimed at reaching a comprehensive accord by the end of June, officials say...
Making smiles, building HOPE: Local dental ministry celebrates five-year mark (03/31/15)
DEXTER -- It's been five years since Smiles of HOPE's humble beginning in a mobile unit that was made available from Southeast Missouri State University. The accomplishments of the local dental ministry, which takes place on the last Saturday of each month at the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter, were celebrated at the center on Saturday, March 28...
Mail-processing change could create delays, postal employees say (03/31/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In a few weeks, mail processing by the U.S. Postal Service will come to an end in Cape Girardeau, which employees of the center say could lead to longer waits for letter and package deliveries. April 18 is the official end date given to employees for mail processing at the Richard G. Wilson Processing and Distribution Facility at 475 Kell Farm Drive in Cape Girardeau, said Greg Davidson, president of American Postal Workers Union Local 4088...
Your local weather for March 31 (03/31/15)
Sunny today with a high near 74 then becoming mostly clear tonight with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. with a low around 46. Wednesday will be sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. with a high near 74 while Wednesday night will be mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms with a low around 60. ...
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Posted by Sikeston Standard Democrat on Thursday, March 26, 2015

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