Today in History
(National News ~ 08/08/15)
Today is Saturday, August 8, the 220th day of 2015. There are 145 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On August 8, 1945, President Harry S. Truman signed the U.S. instrument of ratification for the United Nations Charter. The Soviet Union declared war against Japan during World War II...
Out of the past: Aug. 8
(Out of the Past ~ 08/08/15)
Three Southeast Missouri House members survived re-election challenges in Democratic primaries yesterday; Rep. Ollie Amick, D-Scott City, held off a comeback bid by former Rep. Betty C. Hearnes of Charleston; Rep. Jerry Howard, D-Dexter, stopped a challenge from Frances Phillips of Dexter in the 156th District, and Rep. Opal Parks, D-Caruthersville, easily defeated two challengers to capture a third term in the 162nd District...
Passion, tempers peak in Southeast Missouri State football practice
(College Sports ~ 08/08/15)
The Southeast Missouri State football players and coaches circled up for a drill with pairs of linemen rotating into the center about 20 minutes into the team's third practice at Houck Stadium on Saturday morning. There were hoops and hollers from the offensive and defensive sides as their respective representative in the middle tried to overpower the other...
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