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Five departments respond to Scott City fire (06/14/07)
Five area fire departments responded Thursday to a fire in unit 118 of the Illmo Housing Authority in Scott City. The Cape Girardeau, New Hamburg-Benton-Commerce, Chaffee, Oran and Scott City fire departments responded to the scene. Scott City fire chief Jay Cassout said the fire started in the kitchen of one of the apartments and was reported around 6:30 p.m...
Swingle: Execution stay was 'ridiculous' (06/14/07)
The execution proceedings for Russell Bucklew and Andrew Lyons, both convicted murderers from Cape Girardeau, now can continue after a statewide stay on lethal injection executions was lifted June 4. Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle said he is glad the stay has been lifted...
Zoning panel votes no on condos, day care (06/14/07)
The Cape Girardeau Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night turned down a request to construct townhouse apartments on the north side of the city and voted against a church's plan to operate a day care and preschool. The commission voted 7-0 against a request to construct five two-story townhouse apartments on Hunter's Lane and Boulder Crest Drive. ...
Nine Union County churches broken into (06/14/07)
The Union County Sheriff's Department is asking the public to watch local churches after a recent string of church break-ins in the area. Sheriff David Livesay said nine churches have been broken into since late May. He said he has reason to believe the incidents are related...
Youth United Way honors members, grads (06/14/07)
The Youth United Way annual appreciation dinner was held recently at Dexter Barbecue in Cape Girardeau to honor 2006-2007 members for their dedication and as a farewell to graduating seniors. The dinner concluded with the presentation of grants to local organizations. ...
Parents Without Partners July schedule (06/14/07)
n A silent auction will be held August 18 in conjunction with PWP's singles dance. They are currently collecting items to be auctioned. For more information, call 335-0797 or e-mail capesemopwp@yahoo.com. n PWP will meet at 11 a.m. July 7 at the Cape Regional Airport to attend the Cape Girardeau Regional Air Festival...
Area school district officials will meet to discuss community college issue (06/14/07)
The director of the Cape Gir-ardeau Career and Technology Center plans to meet Friday with superintendents and other officials from area school districts to discuss possible steps to determine the feasibility of establishing a new community college...
Blunt approves manufacturing tax break (06/14/07)
A sales tax exemption that caused heartburn for Cape Gir-ardeau County officials was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Matt Blunt, but the distress may not be over. Missouri lawmakers passed two versions of a business tax break that exempts utility purchases, chemicals used in manufacturing, and machinery, equipment and materials used for research and development related to manufacturing...
In federal court 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
The following item was released by federal prosecutor Catherine Hanaway's office. pleaded Guilty Age: 21 Residence: Steele, Mo. Charge: Four counts of distribution of cocaine base, one count of distribution of 5 grams or more cocaine base Summary: Undercover officers purchased crack cocaine from Dority on three separate occasions in June 2006. Sentencing has been set for Aug. 24. Dority faces a maximum of 60 years in prison and $3 million in fines...
Cape Girardeau police searching for stolen car (06/14/07)
Cape Girardeau police are looking for a car thief after a white 2002 Dodge Stratus was reported stolen Tuesday. The theft was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. at 47 S. Park Ave. The car's owner, Tracy Anderson of Jackson, called police saying her car had been stolen from in front of her mother's house. Anderson said she had left the car around 3:50 p.m., and the vehicle was unlocked but the keys were not in it...
32-year-old man facing three counts of sodomy involving 6-year-old girl (06/14/07)
A 32-year-old Whitewater man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion that he raped a 6-year-old girl on numerous occasions between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31. Dale Wayne Gooch, 6260 State Highway U, faces three felony counts of first-degree statutory sodomy. The arrest comes on the heels of a Tuesday morning visit by Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department detective James Malugen to the Saint Francis Medical Center emergency room, where a 6-year-old girl told health care personnel she had been raped by Gooch. ...
Two men arrested on drug charges (06/14/07)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department's summer campaign against drug dealers and users netted two arrests at a Cape Gir-ardeau motel Tuesday. Twonne Turner, 32, 735 William St., No. 6, and his cousin, Deandre M. Turner, 22, 323 S. Hanover St., were arrested after Cape Girar-deau police and members of the SEMO Drug Task Force executed a no-knock search warrant at the Sands Motel, 1448 N. Kingshighway, said Cape Girardeau police Cpl. Jason Selzer...
Insurance will pay seaman's medical bills (06/14/07)
The administrator of the health insurance program for military families said Seaman Justin Burns, who cited crushing debt caused in part by the birth of a baby and his wife's illness as reasons for his taking unauthorized absence from the Navy, will be relieved of most, if not all, of that burden...
Correction 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
In the teens' pew project story Wednesday, the River Corridor Task Force donated $1,000 to the youth group to buy equipment for the project. The Southeast Missourian regrets this error.
The call of summer (06/14/07)
Children playing outside. Families visiting the river. Eating ice cream in the afternoon. The year and clothes may have changed, but summer activities remain basically the same in today's age of PlayStations and public pools. The average American home has more television sets than people, according to Nielsen Media Research. ...
Community digest 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
LFCS launches new outreach program; Salvation Army accepting donations for fair; Auffenberg donates to Scott City school; Jesse Green family reunion set for Sunday; Civil War Roundtable to meet Sunday afternoon; 90th annual Red Cross meeting set for Tuesday
Blunt, Nixon argue about arrest in identity theft scheme (06/14/07)
Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A day after a stolen identity scheme was publicly announced, the governor's and attorney general's offices exchanged blame about an attempt to arrest a former state employee at a state office. A federal indictment handed down May 31 -- but not publicly released until Wednesday -- accuses seven people of using Social Security numbers, names and birth dates to set up cell phone and landline phone service to help prisoners make calls through the accounts. ...
Ozarks developers, builders sued over condo accessibility (06/14/07)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Dozens of new condominium developments at the Lake of the Ozarks fail to comply with federal standards for accessibility for the disabled, an advocacy group said Thursday. The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council announced a lawsuit against four of the condo properties at the popular mid-Missouri resort area. ...
187 cats euthanized over virus at Missouri shelter (06/14/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Almost 200 cats were euthanized this week at a Humane Society shelter in Springfield after a new cat brought in a deadly virus. The Southwest Missouri Humane Society said Wednesday a stray cat was carrying the highly contagious Calici virus...
St. Louis mayor names transitional school board member (06/14/07)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Mayor Francis Slay will formally announce Thursday that his pick for the St. Louis Schools' transitional board is Melanie Adams. Slay is expected to announce the choice at a news conference. He named Adams on his Web site overnight...
High court judge up for federal post (06/14/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Supreme Court Judge Stephen Limbaugh Jr. is a candidate for a federal judgeship. Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle confirmed that federal agents spoke with him Tuesday as part of a background check for Limbaugh. Swingle said Wednesday that the most likely open judgeship is in the U.S. Eastern District Court of Missouri, which includes Limbaugh's hometown of Cape Girardeau...
Countries where horse meat consumed follow Illinois case (06/14/07)
In foreign countries were horse meat is consumed, those involved in the industry are following the legal effort by Cavel International Inc. to remain open in DeKalb, Ill., despite a new Illinois law that bans the slaughter of horses for human consumption...
Nation's last horse slaughterer fighting to stay open (06/14/07)
DEKALB, Ill. -- This agricultural town is nicknamed Barb City because the spiky wire was perfected here. But the mayor receives postcards from angry animal activists saying it should be called the city of barbarians. DeKalb is home to the last remaining plant in the United States where horses are slaughtered for human consumption. Except for a portion sold to U.S. zoos, the horse meat is shipped to be eaten by diners overseas...
Judge considers fate of St. Louis schools; state set to take over Friday (06/14/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- With little time to spare, attorneys for some St. Louis school board members tried to persuade a judge Wednesday to stop a state takeover of Missouri's largest district. Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan heard arguments in a crowded courtroom, with Superintendent Diana Bourisaw watching, in a case seeking to keep an appointed board from running the district starting Friday...
ATF, FBI investigating theft of explosives (06/14/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Federal authorities were investigating Wednesday the theft of potentially dangerous explosives stolen from a storage bunker at a law enforcement training center. Officials refused to disclose how much dynamite, C-4 and other materials used in explosives -- cast boosters, safety fuse and detonating cord -- was stolen...
253 animals rescued from Howell County property (06/14/07)
ST. LOUIS -- The Humane Society of Missouri said Wednesday it has rescued the largest number of animals in the history of its Longmeadow Rescue Ranch. The group said it rescued 253 animals from a Howell County property Tuesday. The animals were living in poor conditions on a property in Pomona, despite the group's attempts to educate the owner on the proper care of animals, the Humane Society said...
Soldier found dead in Texas died of hyperthermia, dehydration (06/14/07)
FORT HOOD, Texas -- A soldier missing for four days after a solo navigation exercise died of hyperthermia and dehydration, according to autopsy results released Wednesday. The body of Sgt. Lawrence G. Sprader, 25, was found Tuesday night in a brushy area on the Central Texas Army post's training ground, said Eddy Howton, Fort Hood's director of emergency services. About 3,000 people, including soldiers, covered more than 30 square miles searching for him in 90-degree heat...
Two Bush administration figures subpoenaed about prosecutor firings (06/14/07)
WASHINGTON -- Congress issued subpoenas Wednesday for former presidential counsel Harriet Miers and political director Sara Taylor, reaching directly inside the White House for the first time in the probe of the firings of federal prosecutors. The Bush administration appeared in no hurry to encourage the pair to testify, as the subpoenas demanded. Complying could set a precedent for testimony by another adviser not yet on the subpoena list: presidential counselor Karl Rove...
Families moved for World War II camp in 1941 hope for settlement (06/14/07)
MORGANFIELD, Ky. -- When they were told to get off their western Kentucky farmland in 1941 to make room for a sprawling World War II training camp, hundreds of families were given as little as two weeks to get everything out. Over the years, they say, they were cheated out of an agreement to buy back their land after the war and denied a stake in a government windfall: the discovery of deposits of gas and oil...
House OKs bill to strengthen background checks for guns (06/14/07)
WASHINGTON -- The House moved swiftly Wednesday to fix flaws in the national gun background check system that allowed the Virginia Tech shooter to buy guns despite his mental health problems. The legislation, passed by voice vote, was endorsed by the National Rifle Association, boosting its chances of becoming the first major gun control law in more than a decade...
Bush names former RNC head to succeed Bartlett in inner circle (06/14/07)
WASHINGTON -- Ed Gillespie, a high-dollar Washington lobbyist and longtime go-to guy for President Bush and the Republican Party, is replacing Dan Bartlett as White House counselor in the president's inner circle. "He is a seasoned hand who has got excellent judgment. ...
Experts advise women of possible early warning signs of ovarian cancer (06/14/07)
ATLANTA -- For the first time, cancer experts are advising women of symptoms that might alert them to ovarian cancer, a medically infamous "silent killer" that is hard to spot early and is one of the deadliest tumors. Suddenly experiencing weeks of bloating, the need to urinate frequently, eating changes and abdominal or pelvic pain -- either one of these or a combination -- could be a tip-off to early ovarian cancer, according to several groups of cancer experts...
Business briefs 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
Federal panel rejects weight-loss drug WASHINGTON -- Federal health advisers unanimously rejected a weight-loss drug Wednesday after hearing testimony that it increases the risk of suicidal thoughts, even in patients without a history of depression. ...
United Airlines still looking for a merger, CFO says (06/14/07)
CHICAGO -- United Airlines remains interested in industry consolidation and would like to team up with a U.S. carrier with a strong presence in the Northeast and a hub in the South, its chief financial officer said Wednesday. Jake Brace told analysts there are candidates for such a merger but indicated United has no intention of attempting a hostile takeover, citing the recent failed bid by US Airways Group Inc. to acquire Delta Air Lines Inc...
U.S. stocks soar on falling bond yields, jump in retail sales (06/14/07)
NEW YORK -- Wall Street rebounded smartly Wednesday, propelling the Dow Jones industrial average up 187 points as bond yields eased and economic data came in stronger than expected. The Dow saw its biggest point gain since July 19, and more than made up for a plunge Tuesday that was fueled by the benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield's surge to five-year highs. Rising bond yields amid inflation concerns had been pummeling stocks since last week...
Gates: Big weapons shipments flowing from Iran to Taliban (06/14/07)
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Sizable shipments of Iranian weapons are being supplied to Taliban militants in Afghanistan, suggesting the government in Tehran is aware of them, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday. Gates said he has seen new information in the last couple of weeks "that makes it pretty clear there's a fairly substantial flow of weapons" going to militants fighting the coalition of Afghan, U.S. and other foreign troops...
Shimon Peres caps political career with election as Israel's president (06/14/07)
JERUSALEM -- Shimon Peres helped build the Israeli army, repeatedly served as prime minister in difficult times and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts at ending the conflict with the Palestinians. At 83, the elder statesman was chosen as Israel's ninth president Wednesday -- shattering an embarrassing record of electoral defeats -- and pledged he will work to unify the country and restore the dignity of the largely ceremonial office tainted by rape allegations against his predecessor...
Hamas tramples Fatah strongholds, seems near to controlling Gaza Strip (06/14/07)
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Hamas fighters launched a fierce offensive on Gaza City Wednesday, firing mortars and rockets at Fatah's main security bases and the president's compound as the Islamic group appeared close to taking control of the entire Gaza Strip...
Cardinal says Catholics shouldn't fund Amnesty International, cites group's new policy on abortion (06/14/07)
VATICAN CITY -- A Vatican cardinal said Wednesday that Roman Catholics shouldn't contribute to Amnesty International because the group adopted a new policy calling for access to abortion services for women under certain circumstances. The human rights organization reversed its longtime neutral stance on abortion in April and adopted a policy urging governments to ensure access to abortion services for women in the case of rape, incest or when pregnancy represents a risk to the mother's life or a grave risk to her health.. ...
Fossil remains of giant, birdlike dinosaur found in Erlian Basin (06/14/07)
BEIJING -- The remains of a giant, birdlike dinosaur as tall as the formidable tyrannosaur have been found in China, a surprising discovery that indicates a more complicated evolutionary process for birds than originally thought, scientists said Wednesday...
Strong earthquake shakes Guatemala, other parts of Central America (06/14/07)
GUATEMALA CITY -- A powerful earthquake shook Guatemala and parts of neighboring nations Wednesday, sending some residents in El Salvador's capital rushing into the streets for safety. Officials said there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage...
Shiite holy site's minarets fall to suspected al-Qaida bombers (06/14/07)
BAGHDAD -- Suspected al-Qaida bombers toppled the towering minarets of Samarra's revered Shiite shrine on Wednesday, dealing a bold blow to Iraqi hopes for peace and reopening old wounds a year after the mosque's Golden Dome was destroyed. The attack stoked fears of a surge in violence between Muslim sects. ...
Forward no longer with program (06/14/07)
It was not certain that Hebert Terry would have been a member of the 2007-08 Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team anyway. But Southeast coach Scott Edgar said Wednesday that Terry failed to meet academic requirements, meaning Terry is definitely no longer with the Redhawks program...
It's for sure - 2008 schedule includes Mizzou (06/14/07)
While the 2007 Southeast Missouri State football season opener is still more than two months away, athletic director Don Kaverman has already finalized the Redhawks' 2008 schedule. And, as has been rumored for some time, it does feature the University of Missouri...
Offense provides plenty of support for its starter (06/14/07)
Garrett Stevens used some hefty run support to gut out a complete game in Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons' 14-8 win over Paducah in the opener of a doubleheader Wednesday at Capaha Field. Stevens picked up his second win on the mound for Cape's American Legion team. The second game ended after deadline. Cape is 10-3, pending the outcome of the second game...
Win streak hits 10, ends with 14-4 loss (06/14/07)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Even as the Plaza Tire Capahas pounded one opponent after another, manager Jess Bolen figured his team would eventually taste defeat. That time finally came Wednesday during the second game of a doubleheader as the Henderson (Tenn.) Diamond Cats beat the Capahas 14-4. The contest, scheduled for seven innings, was stopped after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule...
Cardinals ride pitching to win (06/14/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adam Wainwright fired up his computer Tuesday night and studied the no-hitter Detroit's Justin Verlander had thrown against Milwaukee. The St. Louis right-hander took a no-hitter of his own into the sixth Wednesday night, and shut out Kansas City on one hit through eight innings. The Cardinals held on for a 7-3 win...
Earnhardt announces his future plans (06/14/07)
MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- When Dale Earnhardt Jr. needed career advice, he turned to Rick Hendrick. When his grandfather suffered a stroke, it was Hendrick who made arrangements at the hospital. When his sister had a cancer scare, Hendrick stepped in to find a specialist...
Heart disease most likely killed coach (06/14/07)
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Heart disease likely killed Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer, authorities said Wednesday, while an opposition leader in Jamaica's parliament called for firing the pathologist who set off a global murder investigation by concluding he had been strangled...
Health news 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
Heart Smart screenings, 8 to 10 a.m., Southeast Missouri Hospital HealthPoint Fitness Center, 410 W. Main St., Jackson. Romp 'n Stomp, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., Southeast Missouri Hospital HealthPoint Fitness Center, 410 W. Main St., Jackson. For more information, call 243-2211...
Cheese really can be part of a healthy lifestyle (06/14/07)
Good news if you love cheese -- you don't need to resort to rubbery fat-free varieties to maintain your healthy diet. As with so many foods, fat equals flavor in cheese. It also gives it a creamy texture and ability to melt. But not all cheeses are equal...
The truth about ticks (06/14/07)
Tick. Tick. Tick. It's not the clock; it's the little black dots you find on your legs, arms, head and seemingly everywhere during the summer, and experts say this year's tick population already looks worse than previous ones. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has received 82 cases of tick-borne disease, including 10 cases of Lyme-like disease and 54 cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. ...
Mr. Prez: You're not in Albania anymore (06/14/07)
Tuesday, 12 June, 2007, 19:22 EDT, US In June 1963, President John F. Kennedy visited Berlin and thousands of people chanted his name, some with tears in their eyes, along his motorcade route. Kennedy famously uttered his "ich bin ein Berliner" (I am a Berliner) speech to residents of a beleaguered city ready to make an emotional connection with the charismatic U.S. leader...
I see you (06/14/07)
June 14, 2007 Dear Julie, Secret Service agents guarded the stage and the entrances to the football stadium at Ohio State Sunday. They weren't needed. When Bill Clinton walked in to receive an honorary doctorate and give the commencement address, most of the crowd of nearly 50,000 cheered and applauded. ...
Mamie Hendrix (06/14/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mamie Claire Hendrix, 81, of Oran, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 13, 1924, at Hornsby, Tenn., daughter of James Walter and Callie Wilson Moore. She and James Willis Hendrix were married on Oct. 9, 1940, and he died July 15, 2000...
Denzil Bollinger (06/14/07)
Denzil Bollinger, 87, died Friday, May 25, 2007, at Reading Manor in Los Angeles. He was born July 29, 1919, at Scopus, Mo., son of Robert and Cora Mae Mayfield Bollinger. Bollinger was a truck driver 35 years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Juanita Martin (06/14/07)
Juanita Martin, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 26, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Homer and Mary Fern Cook Ozment. She and Everett L. Martin were married in 1961 in Cape Girardeau...
Verneda Glass (06/14/07)
Verneda Glass, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 7, 2007, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 26, 1941, at LaForge, Mo., daughter of Dewey Rush and Artina McClerkin. She and Augustus "C. Boy" Glass were married Aug. 29, 1958...
Merlene Whorton (06/14/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Merlene Whorton, 79, of Chaffee died Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Selmer, Tenn., daughter of John Edward and Annie Jones Wyatt. She and James T. Whorton were married in September 1947. He died June 16, 1980...
Aliene Gibbar (06/14/07)
Aliene Gladys Gibbar, 75, of Scott City died Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 29, 1932, at Catron, Mo., daughter of Albert L. and Gladys I. Jones Vincent. She and Ray G. Gibbar were married Feb. 12, 1958, at Benton, Mo...
Betty Dunn (06/14/07)
Betty Keesee Dunn, 57, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2007. She was born Sept. 26, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frank and Grace Sanders Keesee. She and Gerald W. Dunn were married Oct. 16, 1966. Betty was a certified EMT, certified optical technician, and retired as a certified dental assistant. She was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church in San Antonio and the Red Hat Club...
Clara Hefner (06/14/07)
Clara Mae Hefner, 86, of Delta died Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born April 21, 1921, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Charley and Lou Etta Fowler Goodall. She and Orville J. Hefner were married Dec. 30, 1939. He died Feb. 7, 1976...
Vern Sebastian (06/14/07)
Vern "Bunny" Sebastian, 82, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born Feb. 28, 1925, in Jackson, son of the late Louis H. and Cora B. Burgfeld Sebastian. He and Viola M. Welty were married Feb. 27, 1943, in Jackson...
Births 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
Burger; Menees; McFarland; Sneed; Miller; Slaughter; Fletcher
Cape/Jackson police report 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
Arrests; Arrests; Theft
Cape/Jackson fire report 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
n At 4:56 p.m., smoke in residence at 443 Marie St. n At 2:22 a.m., alarm sounding at 211 Saint Francis Drive. n At 6:06 a.m., medical assist in the 500 block of North Sprigg Street. n At 6:54 a.m., emergency medical service at 500 S. Frederick St. n At 7:01 a.m., citizen assist at 224 S. Lorimier St...
Out of the past 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
A program to provide psychological counseling to Vietnam-era veterans is underway at Saint Francis Mental Health Center in Cape Girardeau; funding for the program is through the VA and will be administered by its medical center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.; Saint Francis' facility will serve veterans in Cape Girardeau, Scott and Bollinger counties...
Negotiating rights (06/14/07)
By Bruce Darrough In the 1947 case City of Springfield v. Clouse, the Missouri Supreme Court committed the gravest of judicial sins. It read words into the Missouri Constitution that do not exist in the text. The case involved collective-bargaining rights for government workers under Article I, Section 29 of the Missouri Constitution. ...
Moving the sensors (06/14/07)
Last week's news reports about the Missouri State Highway Patrol's investigation into the collapse of AmerenUE's electricity-generating Taum Sauk Reservoir in Southeast Missouri prompted swift rebuttals from the utility company. The stories, by Associated Press reporter Christopher Leonard, detailed how water-level sensors had been raised before the overfilled reservoir collapsed, wiping out much of Johnson Shut-ins State Park near Lesterville, Mo. ...
Speak Out 6/14/07 (06/14/07)
Our rights; More secrecy; Judicial accord; Running stoplights; Parents: Be straight; Spreading diseases?; Sounds familiar; Vocational schools; Up-or-down votes; Equal discipline; Apartment code?; Political punch; Love to learn; Illegal immigrant; Let them know; Uncomfortable ads
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