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500 Poplar Bluff jobs impacted after plant closing, Mo. farmers to tag dairy cattle, National Pi Day

NORDYNE in Poplar Bluff to close plants, 500 jobs impacted. NORDYNE in Poplar Bluff to close plants, 500 jobs impacted.
Terry Layne Sauceda is accused of child abuse. (Source: Carter County SO) Terry Layne Sauceda is accused of child abuse. (Source: Carter County SO)
SEMO head coach Dickey Nutt has agreed to a contract extension. SEMO head coach Dickey Nutt has agreed to a contract extension.
When motorcycle riders cross into Missouri, they better be wearing a helmet. When motorcycle riders cross into Missouri, they better be wearing a helmet.
Today is National Pi Day! Today is National Pi Day!

Good evening,

We learned this today that NORDYNE announced it will gradually relocate its split system and furnace manufacturing lines to a new manufacturing site in Saltillo, Mexico.

Our I-Team investigation this week is about how some individuals and families across Missouri are living below the poverty level just to qualify for Medicaid. Kathy Sweeney brought you the story earlier this evening, but if you missed it you can click here to read more.

A Van Buren daycare owner is accused of abusing one of the children in her care. Terry Layne Sauceda, 42, was charged with first degree assault.

A southeast Missouri town has settled a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of a man who was ticketed for placing handbills on vehicles without a permit.

Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt announced today that Southeast Missouri State University Head Coach Dickey Nutt agreed to a contract extension through the 2014-15 season.

Missouri is one of 19 states that requires all riders to wear a helmet, and some state lawmakers say that's costing the state tourism dollars. Several state representatives want to let riders take their helmets off when they pass through Missouri, but only during the month of August.

Handed down by the United States Department of Agriculture, new regulations will require Missouri livestock owners to get a veterinary inspection, register and tag certain animals that will be shipped out of state. You can click here for more information.

New 2012 census estimates released today show a record number of U.S. counties – more than 1 in 3 – are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere.

In case you forgot or didn't know, today is National Pi Day! It honors the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. The date 3-14, matches the first three numbers of pi: 3.14.

Have a good evening and you still have time to enjoy a slice of pie to celebrate before the day ends!

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS

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