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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Today's Images

Regulators: California fell far short of water-saving target
A house is reflected in a puddle of water from an irrigated front yard July 9 in San Diego. (Associated Press file)
Oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments displayed in Israel
The world's oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments, written on one of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Jerusalem, is on rare display at Israel's national museum in an exhibit of objects from pivotal moments in the history of civilization. (Dan Balilty ~ Associated Press)
Fingerprint ruse IDs man as longtime fugitive
Frank Freshwaters is shown in a 1959 booking photo and in a Monday booking photo. (Ohio State Reformatory and Brevard County Sheriff's Office)
Cardinals down Cubs to claim 8th straight win
St. Louis Cardinals Matt Carpenter watches his three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Scott City softball team cruises past Woodland in district semifinal
Scott City's Jamie Glastetter leaves the field after her game-ending double in the third inning to defeat Woodland 15-0 in a semifinal of the Class 1 District 4 softball tournament Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Scott City. (Fred Lynch)
Proposals for sports complex unveiled
Joe Bannister (left), Joel Neikirk and Barbara Haertling take questions from the crowd Tuesday night. Each represents a group interested in partnering with the city of Cape Girardeau on its future indoor sports complex. (Samantha Rinehart ~ Southeast Missourian)
Saying goodbye: Southeast president prepares to hand over reins
A painting of Kenneth Dobbins, longtime president of Southeast Missouri State University, by Taylor Crowe. (Laura Simon)
Ferguson mulls removing Brown shrine from middle of street
A car passes two makeshift memorials to Michael Brown on Tuesday near where the unarmed, black 18-year-old was shot and killed in August by white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson. (Jim Salter ~ Associated Press)
One injured in Broadway wreck
The driver of this Ford Taurus was cited by Cape Girardeau police for failure to yield after the westbound vehicle attempted to turn south from Broadway onto West End Boulevard and struck an eastbound Toyota 4Runner SUV on Tuesday night in Cape Girardeau. The impact caused the Ford to spin around and come to rest at the southeast corner of the intersection next to Kidd's. One person in the Ford was transported to a hospital. (Fred Lynch)
One injured in Broadway wreck
This Toyota 4Runner SUV was struck by a Ford Taurus at the Broadway and West End Boulevard intersection Tuesday night in Cape Girardeau. (Fred Lynch)
Leopold softball team routs Advance, moves on to district final
Leopold shortstop Shelby Schreckenberg catches Advance baserunner Haleah Wallace off second base for a double out after catching an Advance popup to end the game 15-1 during the fifth inning of a semifinal game of the Class 1 District 4 softball tournament Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Scott City. Leopold center fielder Leah Landewee, left, looks on as third baseman Klara Beel covers the base. (Fred Lynch)
Leopold softball team routs Advance, moves on to district final
Leopold catcher Ashlyn Bucher tags out Advance runner Kendra Sokolowski at the plate during the third inning of a semifinal game of the Class 1 District 4 softball tournament Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Scott City. (Fred Lynch)
Leopold softball team routs Advance, moves on to district final
Leopold coach Keenan Kinder leads a cheer with his team before they bat against Advance in a semifinal game of the Class 1 District 4 softball tournament Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Scott City. (Fred Lynch)