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Suspect In Custody Following School Threat

Suspect In Custody Following School Threat

Belleville, IL  (KTRS)  A teen is in custody after a threat prompted district officials to cancel classes at the east and west campuses of Belleville Township High School on Wednesday. Fox 2 News reports that an 18-year-old male was taken into custody after allegedly threatening to kill a female student. District officials say the suspect is a…

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Auditor To Look At St. Louis’ Use Of Economic Incentives

Auditor To Look At St. Louis’ Use Of Economic Incentives

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway will review how the city of St. Louis uses economic incentives such as tax abatement and tax increment financing. The Democratic auditor in January agreed to request from the St. Louis Board of Aldermen for a comprehensive audit of city government. She said Tuesday that her review…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Energy Wells Plugged As Hawaii’s Volcano Sends Lava Nearby

Energy Wells Plugged As Hawaii’s Volcano Sends Lava Nearby

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out.Lava from a nearby, new volcanic vent entered, then stalled, on the 815-acre (329.8 hectare) property where the Puna Geothermal Venture wells occupy around 40 acres (16…

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Foreign Media Depart On Train For North Korean Nuclear Site

Foreign Media Depart On Train For North Korean Nuclear Site

WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — A group of foreign journalists departed by train Wednesday to watch the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them. The remote site deep in the mountains of the North’s sparsely populated northeast interior is expected to have a…

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SPORTS NEWS

Cards Waste Weaver’s Strong Outing in 6-2 Loss to Phillies

Cards Waste Weaver’s Strong Outing in 6-2 Loss to Phillies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vince Velasquez attributes his recent resurgence to something in his head, not his arm. The Philadelphia right-hander pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and Carlos Santana and Pedro Florimon each hit home runs in the Phillies’ 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Velasquez (4-4) gave up…

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Mizzou/Xaiver Set Home and Home Series

Mizzou/Xaiver Set Home and Home Series

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Men’s Basketball will square off with Big East power Xavier next season at Mizzou Arena on Dec. 18, 2018, as announced by the programs on Thursday. The Tigers are scheduled to travel to Cincinnati, Ohio, in a return trip on Nov. 12, 2019. The two schools will meet for the eighth…

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