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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Are old children's books harmful?

Can old children's books actually be a health hazard to your kids?
That's the question some are asking after the Consumer Product Safety Commission urged libraries to take children's books printed before 1986 off shelves because of the possibility of high levels of lead in the ink.
Click here to read more.

Tax breaks for energy efficient appliances

If you're a Missouri resident, you may want to wait about a month before purchasing that new refrigerator. If you wait until mid-April, you can get a tax break on the purchase of an energy-efficient appliance, under state law.
Click here for more details.

Butler County deputy foils kidnap attempt

A sheriff's deputy in Butler County Missouri may have saved a 15-year-old girl from a very bad situation Sunday when he stopped what police are saying was an attempt to abduct her.
Click here to read more about this story from the Daily American Republic.

Play the NCAA bracket contest

The NCAA tournament is almost here. After the play-in game tonight, the tournament starts Thursday with the first part of the round of 64.
You can still register for our NCAA bracket contest sponsored by Stereo One right up until game time, and any time after the tournament starts.
Click here to get to the contest.

Later today and Wednesday on

Check back later to read about how the Habitat for Humanity house will be moved from a parking lot along Broadway to its new permanent location and a look at the latest development in the Sunshine Law case against the Cape Girardeau County Commission.
Wednesday morning we'll have more on these stories plus a story about a local man who hunts coyotes and a look back at last year's two days of rain that lead to devastating flash floods.

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