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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Feds launch mortgage program

The Obama administration launched a program today designed to keep 9 million people struggling with their mortgage payments in their homes. But officials say the "Making Home Affordable" program won't be able to prevent every foreclosure.
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Rice truck backs up traffic on I-55

A rice truck overturned earlier this afternoon, backing up traffic for over an hour on Interstate 55 near Sikeston. The accident was expected to be cleared soon, but few details are currently available.

Whitewater man injured in morning crash

A Whitewater man was injured in a one-vehicle accident this morning on Route A near Gordonville, and may be issued traffic citations, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Steven Burrus had to be extricated from his vehicle after five emergency agencies responded to the wreck.
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Later today and Thursday on

Look for other stories this afternoon on, including details of a fatal Wayne County fire and a prison sentence handed down in a Stoddard County murder case.
We'll also have information later on a state financing proposal that may have big implications for Southeast Missouri State University.
Check back Thursday morning for a story on a high-profile murder case prosecuted by a local official and a look at Cape Central schools' at-risk programs.

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