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Stories from Friday, November 26, 2010

Black Friday: Stores crowded in all night shop-a-thon (11/26/10)
NEW YORK  (AP) -- Bargain shoppers, braving rain or frigid weather, crowded the nation's stores and malls in the wee hours of the night to get their hands on deals from TVs to toys on Black Friday. In a bid to grab shoppers earlier on the traditional start to the holiday shopping season, a number of stores including Old Navy, Toys R Us and Sears opened on Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday...
Child death (11/26/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A child fatality review board will meet to look further into the death of an infant, who suffocated. Pemiscot County Coroner Jim Brimhall pronounced Ruby Cutler, a one-month-old child from rural Steele, dead Wednesday morning. An autopsy was conducted Wednesday afternoon which determined the child accidentally suffocated...
Blinking stoplight no more (11/26/10)
SIKESTON -- After blinking for more than a decade, the stoplights at the intersection of Malone Avenue and South New Madrid Street now shift from green to yellow to red through the day. The Missouri Department of Transportation made the switch on Monday, said Steve Hoernig, traffic operations engineer...
Lots of interest in EWP project (11/26/10)
CHARLESTON -- Bids packets for an EWP project are ready but contractors chomping at the bit for the job will need to wait a couple of weeks before they can get them. Mississippi County Commissioners discussed during their regular meeting Wednesday the county's next ditch cleanout project approved for Emergency Watershed Protection Program funding. The Natural Resources Conservation Service's EWP provides 75 percent of the cost of approved projects...
Shirley Pace (11/26/10)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Pace, 75, died Nov. 25, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Oneta Couch (11/26/10)
SIKESTON -- Oneta C. Couch, 86, died Nov. 24, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Betty Brown (11/26/10)
BERTRAND -- Betty Earlene Brown, 80, died Nov. 25, 2010, in Sikeston, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Pansay and Arthur Phillips. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...