Afternoon update: Gadhafi reign is over

Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi (Source: CNN/file)
Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi (Source: CNN/file)
Work continues on the Birds Point levee.
Work continues on the Birds Point levee.

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Emphasizing a long road ahead for the embattled nation of Libya, the world's leaders shared their reactions of ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi's death Thursday. Crystal Britt talked to a local history professor about why the incident is significant, and about the future of Libya.

And, Carly O'Keefe got reaction about the leader's death from some local college students from Libya.

Bob Reeves says warmer temps are on the horizon and will have your chilly Cardinals game time forecast tonight at 5.

The Cardinals are looking to go 2-0 at home with a win over the Rangers tonight at Busch. Chad Fryman will discuss their chances of winning a World Series game 2 tonight at 5 and 6.

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Unemployment in Illinois rose in September for a fifth straight month and hit 10% for the first time since August 2010. Julia Bruck will have the latest on what that means for some unemployed southern Illinois residents tonight at 6.


A man and woman from Memphis face several charges after a burglary at a Kennett pharmacy turned into a high speed chase.

A Ste. Genevieve man is facing criminal charges after a man was found stabbed in trailer court late Wednesday evening.

Main Street which was closed in Cape because of Casino construction is now open. Officials say construction is on schedule for a Dec. 2012 opening.

Cape Jr. High School held a ground breaking today for their new library.

The US Army Corps of Engineers said today it will make repairs to the upper and middle crevasses at the Birds Point levee to a protection level of 55 feet, as funding is provided.

Taylor Farms Retail Inc. is voluntarily recalling 3,265 cases of various bagged salad blends that have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.

And, Holly Brantley takes us on a One-Tank-Trip to Cave-in-Rock!
Have a great evening and GO CARDS!

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