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Afternoon update: McCracken County jailer arrested

Rhonda J. Hall (Source: Ballard County Jail) Rhonda J. Hall (Source: Ballard County Jail)
A trooper is recovering after being hit by a truck at the Ill. State Fair. A trooper is recovering after being hit by a truck at the Ill. State Fair.

Good afternoon.

Whew, it's hot everywhere! Bob Reeves says the heat and humidity will continue through the weekend -- but a cold front will bring super-nice weather for your Labor Day.

An Indiana company has ended its contract to screen Missouri Medicaid recipients after numerous complaints about its job performance.

Crystal Britt reports some folks in Doniphan are concerned with the color of their drinking water. She talked to neighbors and water department officials today about the issue.

A deputy jailer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly bringing illegal drugs into the McCracken County Jail.

Julia Bruck talked with the recovering Illinois trooper who got hit by a truck at the Ill. State Fair on Sunday; he says he is grateful and this should be a lesson for everyone.

The St. Louis Cardinals are honoring emergency workers and marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks by offering first responders free tickets to their Sept. 11 game against Atlanta. The event is already sold out!

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated flu advice that says even children who got flu shots last year need to be vaccinated this season.

Todd Richards will preview the start of college football 2011 with Murray State vs. Louisville and UT - Martin vs. Jacksonville State.

Have a great evening,

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