FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY today due to damaging winds, possible tornado

A First Alert Action Day has been issued for today due to damaging winds and a possible tornado.

‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

The new character is named “Karli,” and is a yellow-haired friend of Elmo's who introduces viewers to the concept of “for-now parents."
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  Man, 63, amputates own leg to save self from farming accident

Currently undergoing rehabilitation, the 63-year-old hopes to get a prosthetic leg and return to farming as soon as possible.
Kurtis Kaser, 63, was hospitalized for more than a month after his left leg got caught in a grain auger, and he had to cut off the lower portion. (Source: KMEG/CNN)
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Kurtis Kaser, 63, was hospitalized for more than a month after his left leg got caught in a grain auger, and he had to cut off the lower portion. (Source: KMEG/CNN)
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Ledbetter, KY man arrest on possession of a forged instrument

Paducah intersection temporarily made into three-way stop

Gov. Parson declares State of Emergency response to severe weather and ongoing flooding

  Cardinals game postponed due to weather

Gov. Parson declares State of Emergency response to severe weather and ongoing flooding

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in response to severe weather and continue flooding across Missouri.
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  Baby cut from missing teen’s womb opens eyes

The baby’s in grave condition and on life support in a neo-natal intensive care unit.

Tree across power line causes fire, shuts down busy intersection

  4 knives found hidden in Cape Girardeau park’s sand volleyball courts

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MODOT: Roads flooded due to rising waters in Mo.

New splash park to open in Murphysboro, Ill.

More large companies providing daycare at work

6 power poles down in Stoddard Co. crews working on cleanup

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Alabama Public Television doesn’t air ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode

The episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired nationally - except in Alabama - on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and partner.
The 22nd season of the PBS show 'Arthur' kicks off with a memorable episode. (Source: PBS Kids)
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  Cardinals game postponed due to weather

Kennett to play for State Championship softball title

The Kennett High School softball team defeated Mt. Vernon 5-4 Friday in the Missouri State Semifinals.

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State Hwy. 37 in Benton, Ill. reopens after gas main break

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  Heartland man to run around the world

Johnson is attempting to become the first American to ever complete the run.
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  ‘This is crazy’: Firefighters battle blaze in house filled with snakes

A group of firefighters in Arizona faced the wild scenario of a flaming home filled with hundreds of snakes and other reptiles.

GRAPHIC: Dog survives alligator attack in SC family’s backyard

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