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Missouri town, new mayor grapple with mass resignations (04/21/15)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Several residents of a tiny southeast Missouri town said Monday they don't believe the abrupt resignations of five of six members of the police force after the longtime mayor, a white man, lost to a black woman have anything to do with racism...
10 Things to Know for Today (04/21/15)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. UN SAYS MIGRANT BOAT DISASTER IS THE WORST ON RECORD IN MEDITERRANEAN The United Nations refugee agency estimates more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with refugees trying to reach Europe sank on Saturday...
Father on trial in connection with son's shooting death (04/21/15)
BLOOMFIELD -- Jury selection is set to begin today in the trial of a Catron father accused of fatally shooting his son while apparently high on bath salts. Court officials say about 100 Stoddard County residents are expected to report to the courthouse to begin the selection process at 2 p.m. today in the trial of 40-year-old Charles C. Goforth...
Meat processor says pollution was unintentional (04/21/15)
FRUITLAND -- Owners of a Cape Girardeau County meat processing company accused of illegal water pollution by the Missouri attorney general's office say any release of slaughterhouse waste that may have affected a nearby creek during the past few years was unintentional...
Ozzie Smith explains how he became the Wizard (04/21/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Folks went crazy for Ozzie Smith at the Show Me Center when the legendary St. Louis Cardinals shortstop capped off Southeast Missouri State University's Speaker Series on Monday night. The program, titled "An Evening With Ozzie Smith," began with a video montage of classic Ozzie Smith moments -- the double plays, signature acrobatics and, of course, tge walk-off home run from the 1985 National League Championship Series before Smith emerged to lecture about the three principles that helped him go to the top of the "Mount Everest of baseball," the Baseball Hall of Fame.. ...
Road closed due to pipe replacement (04/21/15)
SIKESTON - Route U in New Madrid County will be closed as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a pipe under roadway. This section of roadway is located between County Road 732 and County Road 725. Weather permitting, work will performed Tuesday, April 21 through Friday, April 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily...
The Last Word

Southeast Missouri State University has new basketball coaches for both the men's and women's programs. Everyone seems...

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