As economic, health concerns grow, China, South Korea report more coronavirus cases

A growing number of companies globally are forecasting their profits will suffer from disruptions caused by efforts to contain the virus that was first reported in central China.
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  Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

The celebration of life will feature music and retrospectives on Bryant’s career, along with speakers reflecting on his impact on his sport and the world.


'I’m definitely paying it forward’: Church, nonprofit wipe out $46.5M in medical debt for thousands in Tri-State

  City of Sikeston changes rules for fireworks

  Ky. Governor announces new terminal and $5M for airport in Paducah

  Reward offered in Gideon, Mo. business arson

  Advocate says step in the right direction after Harvey Weinstein convicted

A step in the right direction for sexual assault survivors.
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  Family clones beloved dog who once saved their lives by attacking rattlesnake

The costs for Viagen's cloning services are listed online with dogs at $50,000 and cats at $35,000. A spokesperson says they currently have a one year waiting list.

  Harrah’s Metropolis Casino and Hotel to reopen after flooding damage

Kindness crew reverses frowns at JFK Montessori School

Paducah, Ky. man arrested for threatening officers

Deputies investigating after equipment stolen from Carlisle County, Ky. business

  Search underway for escaped inmate

  Arrest warrant issued for Carbondale shooting suspect

The Gibson Center awarded highest level accreditation

Jackson Co., Ill. receives StormReady recognition

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  18-year-old hospitalized after running into burning Pa. home to try to save mother, grandmother

The Pennsylvania State Police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. Family members believe it may have been electrical.


Heartland District Semifinal basketball scores

Heartland Hoops schedule 2/21

Three Rivers College basketball game cancelled for Thursday

  Denny Hamlin declared winner of the Daytona 500; Newman in serious condition

After the rain stopped the race on Sunday for only the second time in 62 years, the Daytona 500 restarted on Monday afternoon under clear skies.


2 arrested after leading officers on chase through Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Spring fire ban underway in Kentucky

WIN Initiative project continues in Paducah

Small earthquake shakes south of the Bootheel

High-tech mobile science center set to visit elementary school

The goal of the visit is to teach students about agriculture and its vital role in their everyday lives.
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  Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment

He was found guilty of criminal sex act for assaulting production assistant Mimi Haleyi at his apartment in 2006 and third-degree rape of Jessica Mann in 2013.

Boat recovered, 2 teens and adult still missing after weekend boating tournament at Pickwick Lake

I-24 westbound open after crashes in McCracken Co., Ky.

Flooded, closed roads in the Heartland

BBB: What to watch for in rental scams


What you need to know Feb. 25

Heartland road projects 2/24

  City of Sikeston changes rules for fireworks


  Ill nursing shortages

The Gibson Center awarded highest level accreditation

  Heartland couple endure Coronavirus scare in China

Arkansas leads U.S. in meth use, study finds


Senate Bill 8: Beshear to require schools to arm resource officers

  Gov. Pritzker presented 2021 budget address to Ill. lawmakers