33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts

U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.
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Giant spider snacks on possum

Justine Latton and her husband were on a romantic getaway at Mount Field National Park in the southern state of Tasmania, when what they saw next kind of ruined the mood, 7News reported.

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1 injured in two-vehicle crash in McCracken County, Ky.

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Heartland flooded roads, bridge information

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Traffic isn't the only thing getting delayed right now.
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Man on a scooter pulls gun during road rage incident in Tennessee, deputies say

Deputies arrested a man on a scooter after a heated exchange between him and two other men in pickup trucks.

  Floodwaters mean more buffalo gnats are on the way

  Illinois Route 3 near Gale, Ill. closed due to water over the road, ambulance services being rerouted

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Local farms in southern Illinois receive grants to help produce locally

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Jackson, Mo. to move trash pick up due to Fourth of July holiday

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Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said two upset girls told officers late Monday that a family member had driven a car into the Kalamazoo River. Chief Karianne Thomas says the girls had been in the car, but were let out before it was driven into the water.

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Blues announce preseason schedule for 2019-20

Blues organist, Southeast Mo. State grad to play during Blues’ championship rally

When asked if he’d ever played “Gloria” before this season, he told the University, “Nope. Never.”

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Day 100 of the 2019 Illinois flood fight

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Ill. Sen. opposes Trump nominee, Matthew Kacsmaryk

Sen. Durbin said he can not support President Trump’s nominee Matthew Kacsmaryk.
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  Krispy Kreme debuts new doughnut for 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing

The chain is giving one of the new doughnuts free to each customer on Saturday at its stores across the country.

Poplar Bluff kids make baby blankets, help community during summer vacation

Ohio man accused of breaking into woman’s home and rubbing her feet

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