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Candidates to fill Emerson's spot interviewed, Work delayed on new roundabout, 9/11 landing gear found

If you want to travel the length of Lexington until it turns into Mount Auburn, you may need extra time, but you won't have to alter your route. If you want to travel the length of Lexington until it turns into Mount Auburn, you may need extra time, but you won't have to alter your route.
Gov. Pat Quinn is naming Harrisburg Mayor Eric Gregg to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board. Gov. Pat Quinn is naming Harrisburg Mayor Eric Gregg to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board.
The landing gear believed to belong to one of the planes that hit the World Trade Center on 9/11 was found three blocks from the WTC site. (Source: CNN/NYPD) The landing gear believed to belong to one of the planes that hit the World Trade Center on 9/11 was found three blocks from the WTC site. (Source: CNN/NYPD)
(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). One of the food testers of Adolf Hitler, Margot Woelk poses in her apartment after an interview with The Associated Press in Berlin, Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). One of the food testers of Adolf Hitler, Margot Woelk poses in her apartment after an interview with The Associated Press in Berlin, Thursday, April 25, 2013.

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Coming up in June, Missouri voters will choose the candidate to fill the 8th District Representative in Congress. The position became vacant when Representative Jo Ann Emerson gave it up after more than 16 years. Christy Millweard sat down with each candidate to ask them some questions. She'll have to story, tonight at 9 and 10. In the meantime, you can click here to watch their responses to all the questions in our Web Extra video and story.

Monday marks the start of a big, million plus dollar project in Cape Girardeau. It is one that may alter or delay your route to work or school when construction begins. Holly Brantley had the story about the newest roundabout planned for Cape.

Gov. Pat Quinn is naming Harrisburg Mayor Eric Gregg to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board. Gregg would serve in the $86,000-a-year post until 2019, if confirmed by the Senate.

A federal appeals court has upheld a Missouri law banning protests within 300 feet of funerals but has struck down a broader law that could have kept protestors even further away.

In national news, a rusted 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered near the World Trade Center wedged between a luxury apartment building and a mosque site that prompted virulent national debate about Islam and freedom of speech.

They were feasts of sublime asparagus – laced with fear. For more than half a century, Margot Woelk kept her secret hidden from the world, even from her husband. Then, a few months after her 95th birthday, she revealed the truth about her wartime role: Adolf Hitler's food taster.

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com

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