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Monday, January 26, 2009

Winter weather on the way

Have you heard the latest forecast? If not, you might want to check it out.

The National Weather Service is calling for significant accumulation of snow and ice throughout our area starting tonight and continuing into Tuesday night. Click here for more on the forecast and what local governments, businesses and people are doing to prepare.

You can always get the latest forecast from the National Weather Service on, and sign up for our text alerts to get weather alerts and breaking news information.

We'll be following the weather situation late into tonight and all day tomorrow, starting early Tuesday morning, on

And if you're like me and amazed by the panic winter weather causes here, leave me a note on my Extra Edition blog.

Three years and no leads

Sunday marked the third anniversary of the disappearance of Teresa Butler of New Madrid County, and still authorities have no hint as to where she might be, or what might have happened to her.

Click here for more on this story from the Daily Statesman newspaper in Dexter, Mo.

Teen accused of rape has court date postponed

Mitchell T. West, the Sikeston, Mo., teenager accused of raping an 80-year-old woman here in Cape Girardeau in November, had his next court date postponed until February today.

Click here to find out when he'll be in court again.

Later today and Tuesday on

Stick with today and into tonight for the latest information on the winter weather and how it's impacting the region. Come back Tuesday for continuous coverage, including school closings reported to

Check back later for a story on Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle's meeting with county commissioners concerning his books and Tuesday morning for a story on a special announcement with big implications for Cape Girardeau.

Contact me

If you have any questions about, contact me, Matt Sanders, by phone or email.

Phone: 388-3652


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