Missouri bill proposes library review boards, removing “inappropriate sexual material”

A proposed bill in Missouri's House looks to restrict content at public libraries that is deemed "inappropriate" by an elected board.

  Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Scientists fear that some of Australia’s unique and colorful endangered species may not recover.
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China reports 4 more cases in viral pneumonia outbreak

People traveling from Wuhan, China, will have their temperature checked and be asked about symptoms.

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Paducah man arrested for assaulting woman with BB gun

  Dippin’ Dots recovering after explosion at manufacturing facility

Heartland Hoops featured games for Friday 1/17

  11-year-old Jackson boy returns home after receiving new heart

Caruthersville man sentenced to 5 years, $6,000 fine for Medicaid fraud.

Michael E. Robinson, 46, of Caruthersville was sentenced for conspiring to commit Medicaid fraud.
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  Man killed in avalanche near Lake Tahoe identified

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says 34-year-old Cole Comstock of Blairsden, Calif., died in the incident at Alpine Meadows.

Construction to begin on phase 2 of Jackson, Mo. roundabout

Man wanted in connection to shots fired at Poplar Bluff, Mo. motel; reward offered

Owner of boat that sank, killing 17, settles final lawsuit

  Dog whose mouth was sealed shut with rubberbands, is now available for adoption

2 juveniles arrested in Cape Girardeau armed robbery from June 2019

  Crews respond to house fire in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Construction to being on Perry County schools FEMA shelter

Man facing drug charges after traffic stop in Ballard County, Ky.

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  Trump recounts details of Soleimani strike to donors

While speaking at a GOP fundraising dinner, Trump offered new details about the strike that killed Iran’s top military commander.

SPORTS

Heartland Hoops featured games for Friday 1/17

College basketball scores from Thursday 1/16

Heartland Hoops games Week 1

OVC Basketball finals from Thursday 1/9.

Ohio Valley Conference Basketball finals from Thursday 1/9.

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  2 former employees of mental health center arrested, 1 wanted on misconduct charges

Methamphetamine found on ground and in vehicle man arrested

  Cape Girardeau opens Broadway flood gate, Themis gate remains closed

Man facing drug charges in Ky.

Tennessee lawmaker creates bill to add child care options for state employees

A Tennessee state senator from Memphis has created a bill to give state workers child care options.
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California teachers sue after jetliner dumps fuel on schools

Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines, saying they were exposed to jet fuel when a plane with engine trouble dumped its fuel while making an emergency return to the airport.

KYTC assuming all responsibility for issuing REAL ID

Mo. Attorney General warns of scams ahead of Chiefs Championship game

  Sikeston, Mo. seventh grade student heads up drive to help foster children

  Court rules parts of Missouri voter ID law as unconstitutional

COMMUNITY

Construction to begin on phase 2 of Jackson, Mo. roundabout

Heartland road projects 1/17

Construction to being on Perry County schools FEMA shelter

What you need to know Jan. 17

HEALTH

Flu claims 8 lives in one week in Arkansas

  Pink Up Jan. 2020

HEARTLAND VOTES

Legislation filed in Mo. to fight call ‘spoofing’

  Local lawmaker reacts to the State of State address

  Mo. Governor delivers 2020 State of the State address