Newtown football title brings joy on painful anniversary

Newtown, Connecticut, marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community’s high school football team won the state championship Saturday.
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Firefighters rescue duck frozen in Iowa lake

A rescue mission this week by the Council Bluffs Fire Department definitely fell in the “other duties as assigned” category.

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Community adopts every single child on Angel Tree

Calloway man struck and killed by car

  First Alert: Dreary forecast before rain moves in

ISP forensic scientists honored for their role in catching violent offenders

KSP investigating armed robbery at Livingston County gas station

Around 12:10 p.m., Kentucky State Police received reports of a robbery at the BP gas station off Exit 31 of Interstate 24 near Grand Rivers.
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  Anonymous donations pay off $70K in layaway purchases

Some $70,000 in layaway purchases were paid off at two Walmart stores in Alabama.

Pedestrian hit by car in Cape Girardeau, left with life threatening injuries

Paducah teens charged with breaking into home, assaulting another girl

Holiday shipping deadlines are near

Police arrest accidentally released murder parolee in Dunklin Co., Mo.

Marion, Ill. police looking for 2 burglary suspects

1 dead in two-vehicle crash on Rte. 166 in Williamson Co., Ill.

  Police look for 2 armed, dangerous suspects in Cape Girardeau murder

Randolph County violent sexual predator to be committed

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  Police: 1 person shot at Atlanta-area mall, suspect at large

Shoppers at an Atlanta-area mall were sent into a panic Saturday as a gunman opened fire during the busy Christmas shopping season.

SPORTS

Dean Hood named Murray State University head football coach

Source: Wacha, Mets agree on one-year deal

  Drinkwitz to take position as Mizzou’s head football coach

Mizzou in process of hiring new football coach

According to multiple reports, the University of Missouri is in the process of hiring Eli Drinkwitz as its next head football coach.

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GM makes $1.5M investment allowing retention of 4,000 jobs in Mo.

New bids in for Center Junction interchange between Cape Girardeau, Jackson

Dean Hood named Murray State University head football coach

Mulkeytown, Mo. man facing charges of sexual abuse, child porn production

MoDOT prepares for possible winter storm

Wintry weather conditions could affect various morning and evening commutes throughout Missouri on Monday, Dec. 16.
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John Travolta, Oliva Newton-John are back together as Danny and Sandy

The on-screen couple are reuniting this weekend in Florida for three “Meet ‘N’ Grease” events.

Mo. lawmakers file 2 HIV modernization bills

Wreaths Across America to honor veterans in the Heartland

  SIU Carbondale announces end to SAT/ACT admissions requirements

Modified fake gun with real pistol magazine found during traffic stop

COMMUNITY

Counseling center awarded grant for new vehicles

Murray State University to celebrate December commencement

Community adopts every single child on Angel Tree

HEALTH

  Pink up: Jim Moore part 2

  Cold vs. Flu

Seventh flu death reported in Arkansas