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Afternoon update: Prosecutors call Waller a suspect in wife's disappearance

Clay Waller walked out of court Tuesday morning. Clay Waller walked out of court Tuesday morning.

Clay Waller, estranged husband of missing Jacque Waller, has been called a suspect in his wife's disappearance by prosecutors.  Waller appeared in court Tuesday in Jackson on charges unrelated to that case.  His bond was reduced for stealing and harassment charges.  Yet, prosecutors called Waller a suspect in Jacque's disappearance.  She has been missing since June 1.

An 11-year-old boy was injured after he was hit by a car yesterday afternoon in Pinckneyville.

Are schools missing the mark? Or is the bar set too high?  That's been the ongoing debate over the federal No Child Left Behind law.  With a new school year, comes a new round of failing grades.  Holly Brantley talks with local school administrators about NCLB.  Sound off on your thoughts of NCLB on our Facebook page.

Kentucky State Police are looking for a man suspected of cashing fraudulent payroll checks.

Julia Bruck tells us about cuts that will affect the United Way in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

A freshman Republican in the Missouri House is calling on Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder to forgo his expected bid for governor because of acknowledgements that Kinder repeatedly visited a strip club in the mid-1990s.

The city of Poplar Bluff will receive more than $290,000 for a local food pantry.

Laura Wibbenmeyer is monitoring the weather for a chance of storms.

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