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Afternoon update: More about federal charge against Waller

Clay Waller (Source: Malden Police) Clay Waller (Source: Malden Police)

Good afternoon to you.  I hope you had a restful Labor Day weekend.

In news today, a Poplar Bluff student is accused of selling marijuana laced cookies at school.

Holly Brantley explains more behind the federal charge against Clay Waller who is accused of making an internet threat in July.  Waller's estranged wife has been missing since June 1.  Holly talks with Jackson Police about the seriousness of online threats.

The Stoddard County prosecutor and Dexter Police Department are investigating how more than $300,000 was electronically stolen from the Dexter school district.

The Missouri water patrol says four people died on Missouri waterways during the holiday weekend.

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has been pushed to the brink of default and could cease to operate all together if Congress does not help it resolve its "dire financial situation," according to spokesman Dave Partenheimer.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois will have to make reductions in jobs as it deals with a record budget deficit, but he isn't giving any specifics.

A new government report shows fewer U.S. adults are smoking, and those who light up are smoking fewer cigarettes daily. But the trend is weaker than the government had hoped.

Got allergies? A trend toward a longer allergy season may mean more sneezing, sniffling and misery for allergy sufferers, experts say.

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