Jackson Junior Legion a win away from regional title
(Community Sports ~ 08/02/14)
Post 158 eased into the championship with a 9-3 victory in the winner's bracket final.
Wainwright roughed up in loss to Brewers
(Professional Sports ~ 08/02/14)
The Cardinals lost to Milwaukee 7-4 in a series opener Friday night.
Out of the past 8/2/14
(Out of the Past ~ 08/02/14)
Secret Service agents in St. Louis are investigating an estimated 60 percent increase in counterfeit bills in Southeast Missouri; the investigation is targeting the cities and surrounding areas of Cape Girardeau, Sikeston and Poplar Bluff. GALE, Ill. -- Federal and state environmental officials announce work has started on the removal of more than one million gallons of PCB-contaminated oil and water from the former Illada Energy Co. site, near here...
Today in History
(National News ~ 08/02/14)
Today is Saturday, August 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 2, 1964, the destroyer USS Maddox suffered light damage during a skirmish with North Vietnamese patrol torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin. (This and an alleged second incident two days later led to congressional approval of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution that propelled America deep into war.)...
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