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Afternoon update: It's Cardinals opening day

Cardinals opening day (Source: Bill Allen) Cardinals opening day (Source: Bill Allen)
Man arrested after police say woman was beat with skillet, Jared L. Arnett (Source: West Frankfort Police Dept.) Man arrested after police say woman was beat with skillet, Jared L. Arnett (Source: West Frankfort Police Dept.)

Good Afternoon and play ball! It's opening day for the Cardinals, as they host the San Diego Padres in St. Louis this Afternoon! Todd Richards is live at Busch Stadium with updates, highlights, and scores from baseball's opening day.

It's a day of change for Cape Girardeau as the casino project has its official groundbreaking today. Laura Wibbenmeyer is at the ceremony and talks with officials about the timeline towards its opening.

Bob Reeves says today will remain cloudy and chilly with possible showers late tonight, as well as warmer temps coming this weekend!

We will have more details on the story we first told you about last night, where a man was arrested after police say a woman, his neighbor, was beaten with skillet. Julia Bruck gives us more details on this story and talks with police about the details surrounding this case.

A Poplar Bluff hospital is looking at buying some ground for a new hospital, however it lies on an old Civil War cemetery. Crystal Britt was in Poplar Bluff and talks with three concerned family members, and gets a statement from the property owner.

Kathy Sweeney will have information from the education solutions final report from the United Way, listing what you can do as a community to help raise local graduation rates in Cape Girardeau.

Have a great evening!

James Long
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