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Motorcyclist killed in wreck near Hillsboro

Motorcyclist killed in wreck near HillsboroMotorcyclist killed in wreck near Hillsboro Updated: Thursday, November 23 2017 5:40 PM EST2017-11-23 22:40:29 GMT Police said a motorcyclist was killed in an accident just north of Hillsboro Thursday afternoonMore > Police said a motorcyclist was killed in

KMOV - 2017-11-24 01:40:00

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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 10:45:46

Ford Explorer stolen from Imperial home

A 2007 Ford Explorer was stolen from outside a home in the 5000 block of Ambrose Crossing in Imperial. The SUV was valued at $7,500, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reported. The victim said she arrived home in the vehicle at 9 p.m. Nov. 12 and parked it, and the next morning it was gone. She

MYLEADERPAPER.COM - 2017-11-24 17:00:00

Police chase ends in crash and arrest of De Soto man

A 28-year-old De Soto man wanted on outstanding warrants was arrested Nov. 17 after a police chase that started in Crystal City and ended in a crash in the Festus area, Crystal City Police Capt. Mike Pruneau said. At 8:18 p.m., a Crystal City Police officer pulled over the man on Truman Boulevard ne


The National Dog Show winner looks like an adorable little Chewbacca

Among the many winners on Thanksgiving Day: Newton, the Brussels Griffon. The furry little guy was crowned "Best in Show" at the National Dog Show, winning the Toy Group (aka lap dogs) before besting six other group champions: a Portuguese water dog, a whippet, an English springer spaniel, an Americ

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-11-23 21:17:00

Space boy abuzz after chance encounter

Pictured is young Lukas Pilkey with legendary former astronaut Buzz Aldrin following his speech at Saint Louis University last Wednesday. (submitted photo) The 6-year-old son of a Waterloo native had the experience of a lifetime last week when he got to meet a legendary former astronaut. Buzz Aldrin


Mundane Talk of Trees and Leaves | Mark's Remarks

My yard has evolved somewhat since we first moved in 10 years ago. Two trees that were once there have since died mysterious deaths and had to be cut down. In fact, we've had some mysterious happenings involving trees in both our front and back yard. A few weeks ago, I was standing on our deck, loo


Police: Adult suspect killed, teen injured in North County police-involved shooting

ST. LOUIS - St. Louis police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in north St. Louis. Around 1 p.m. Thursday, police were patrolling near the intersection of E. College and Conde in north St. Louis when a car carrying four people spun out of control and hit a curb. The group of people insi

KSDK - 2017-11-24 01:33:00

89-Year-Old Pilot from Massachusetts Dies in Plane Crash

Police received initial reports of the plane crash late Wednesday afternoon One person is dead after a plane that left from Massachusetts crashed in Pittsford, Vermont. The plane was located on the east side of Route 7 having sustained heavy damage. There were no passengers on board the aircraft bu

NECN - 2017-11-23 20:17:34

Suppression of evidence sought by man who allegedly stole remains from Worcester mausoleums

WORCESTER - A court hearing has been scheduled Jan. 19 on a defense motion to suppress evidence in the case of a former Hartford man charged with stealing human remains from two family mausoleums in Hope Cemetery. Amador Medina, 34, formerly of Hartford, Conn., is awaiting trial in Worcester Superio

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 17:51:33

A new food delivery app is coming to Worcester, and it's expected to compete with GrubHub

A new food delivery app is expected to launch in Worcester this January, and already the company is cooking up competition against Grubhub. Grubhub bought out Foodler, which made headlines last year when the company launched in Worcester. Foodler performed delivery for local restaurants that don't n

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-24 12:18:58

Shoppers embrace low nighttime temperatures for Black Friday deals

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Black Friday deals advertised at the Kohl's location in West Springfield drew hundreds of shoppers out of their warm homes to stand in the cold for hours because Massachusetts blue laws don't allow stores to open until midnight. More than 700 shoppers rushed into the

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-24 22:56:43

Book review: Separating the Mayflower's myth from the facts

Rather than a scholarly tome, "The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America" by Rebecca Fraser is a fresh and enlightening examination of what happened during the first 50 years at Plimoth Plantation. "The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America" by Reb

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 02:30:00

Gov. Charlie Baker signs law creating home care worker registry

BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday signed a bill establishing a registry for home care workers. "Massachusetts home care workers provide critically important services to loved ones across the Commonwealth and the administration will work diligently with the legislature, home care workers, and al

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-24 20:31:11

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report

Beacon Hill Roll Call recommends that readers sign up today to get a free subscription to MASSterlist. Visit http://massterlist.com/subscribe. THE HOUSE AND SENATE Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives and senators votes on roll calls from the week of Nov. 13-17. ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARN

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-25 01:40:00

Federal, state agencies offer training to Massachusetts religious leaders in wake of church shootings

Over the next two months, federal and state agencies will offer training on public safety crises for houses of worship and faith communities in Massachusetts. Day-long panels are planned in four communities:Dec. 4: Hampshire College, AmherstDec. 6: Anna Maria College, PaxtonJan. 11: Taunton Holiday

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-24 18:16:58

Smokies need help to replace aged-out emergency response radios

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy has purchased 147 acres of land adjoining the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for permanent conservation. The land will provide more habitat for wildlife, including elk, which were reintroduced into the Cataloochee Valley area of the Smokies in 200

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 17:42:26

Grant in hand, Sylva seeks artists for new downtown mural

SYLVA - One person's nondescript brick wall is another person's blank canvas - in this case, the eastern-facing wall of the Ward Plumbing and Heating building on Mill Street in Sylva. In early November, officials in this Jackson County town started advertising for a professional muralist to transfor

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 13:15:05

Commission To Consider Expanding Historic District

The long-simmering question of whether to expand Greeneville's downtown historic zoning district rose to the level of a recommendation during Tuesday morning's meeting of the Greeneville Historic Zoning Commission. The question had been broached in August, then encompassing the area of Depot Street


Blue Ridge boys basketball team strong on offense

CASHIERS -- Blue Ridge Early College's boys basketball team has a new head coach this year -- Ben McCrickard -- but he has worked his way to the position serving as an assistant coach the previous two years. While last year's squad finished 4-19 overall and 2-4 in the Little Smoky Mountain Conferenc