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Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014
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Good weather makes good forecast for county revenue (04/15/14)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Sunny skies mean a brighter financial future for county revenue, according to Scott County commissioners. Dennis Ziegenhorn, county commissioner, said during Tuesday's County Commission meeting that the sees a connection between the amount of sales tax received by the county and the weather...
Mid-April freeze threatens fruit trees (04/15/14)
ST. LOUIS -- The winter that just won't quit has one more punch for the nation's Heartland -- a cold front bringing a brief return to subfreezing weather, creating concerns for growers of apples, peaches, grapes and other fruit. Temperatures in the 70s and 80s in recent days gave way to highs in the 40s in much of the lower Midwest on Monday, with even colder temperatures on the way. ...
Sikeston man accused of shooting day-care facility (04/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Sikeston man faces a charge of unlawful use of a weapon in connection with a March case in which a bullet penetrated the window of a home day-care facility on Benton Street. Terrance Vance, 27, is in custody at the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department on $25,000 bond, according to a news release Monday from the Cape Girardeau County Police Department...
10 Things to Know for Today (04/15/14)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. UKRAINE CRISIS IS A TEST OF OBAMA'S RESOLVE President's critics say his tough talk--like his "red line" on Syria--isn't followed by equally tough action...
Local weather forecast (04/15/14)
Tonight will be clear with areas of frost after 1 a.m. with a low around 31. Sunny on Wednesday with a high near 60 then becoming mostly clear on Wednesday night with a low around 38. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 67 while Thursday night will be mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and a low around 49. ...
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