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Master Entertainer to Perform Shows at All Scenic Branchesn Show Includes Juggling, Magic, Humor

Scenic Regional Library will bring master entertainer Troy Roark to perform at each of its branches and one elementary school this October. Roark's "Loud and Outrageous" show is full of juggling, magic and humor, from his "Flaming Torches of Death" to his signature "Ping Pong Ball Trick." Show times

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-16 23:32:31

US to press concerns over incidents in meeting with Cubans

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. U.S. investigators are chasing many theories about what's harming American diplomats in Cuba, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File) Des

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-09-18 17:57:09

Hancock Symposium starts this week

Bernie Sanders This week's Hancock Symposium at Westminster College will focus on people making a difference. Speakers at the 12th annual event, starting Wednesday and finishing on Thursday, have talked the talk, thus fitting into this year's theme, "Advocacy and Activism: Leading from Where You Are

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-17 08:41:34

Review: Leon Russell created career highlight on final album

Leon Russell, "On a Distant Shore" (Palmetto Records) Leon Russell's final album, "On a Distant Shore," is a career highlight recorded over his last living year and released 10 months after his November 2016 passing. Unlike, say, Roy Orbison, who hardly had time to appreciate his post-Traveling Wilb

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 16:59:36

Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams

(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-18 15:39:01

U.S. appeals WTO ruling that it failed to withdraw Boeing tax break

GENEVA The United States has appealed a ruling by the World Trade Organization which said it had not withdrawn a tax break for Boeing Co. as required, a U.S. filing published by the global trade body showed on Monday. The U.S. appeal contests elements of a WTO compliance ruling on June 9, which larg

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 11:00:00

Study: 4,500 deaths a year from high Europe diesel emissions

Researchers say there have been more than 4,500 premature deaths annually in Europe because diesel cars emitted higher levels of pollution than claimed. The study comes two years after Volkswagen was caught cheating on emissions tests in the U.S. The tiny particles emitted are hazardous to human hea

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-18 10:10:56

Meeting to Discuss New R-XI Buildings Will Be Tuesday - At Clark-Vitt Elementary

Union R-XI officials will meet with the community a second time Tuesday, Sept. 19, in hopes of garnering more opinions on possible solutions to the district's overcrowding issues. Late last month, when the district's first facilities meeting was held, Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold shared enrollm

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-17 17:00:00

Nikki Haley: Trump's fire and fury comment 'not an empty threat'

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" comment last month about North Korea's nuclear program was not an empty threat. In an interview that aired Sunday with CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union," Haley emphasized that Defense Secretary James

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 15:13:16

Homecoming Parade Entries Still Soughtn Event Is September 30

Pacific Missourian Editor There is still time to design and enter a float in the 2017 Pacific High School homecoming parade. The annual procession through Downtown Pacific will take place Saturday, Sept. 30, beginning at 10 a.m. The theme of this year's parade is Once Upon a Homecoming, with a salut

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-16 23:32:31

Three Injured In Traffic Crash

Three people were injured after a collision on eastbound Route YY east of Clover Meadow Drive in Franklin County Tuesday Sept. 5. According to a Missouri Highway Patrol preliminary report, a 2012 Dodge Caravan being driven northbound by Wanda Wilson, 55, Washington, made a left turn and failed to yi

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-16 23:32:31

Living with cats and cockroaches may reduce kids' asthma risk

Kids living in houses with cats, mice and cockroaches may have a lower risk of asthma, new research from Washington University shows. The researchers looked at 442 kids living in the inner cities of St. Louis, St. Louis, Baltimore, Boston and New York City. They analyzed dust taken from the kids' ho

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 15:43:00

The Latest: Ryan rooting for Senate GOP health care overhaul

FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, talk while walking to a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law. But Democrats and t

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 23:18:44

Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., walks from his Senate office as Congress returns from the August recess in Washington. The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that pumps $700 billion into the Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response t

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-18 19:23:53

GOP expresses hope for Obamacare repeal bill, hurdles remain

Top Senate Republicans say their last-ditch push to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law is gaining momentum. But they have less than two weeks to succeed and face a tough fight to win enough GOP support to reverse the summer's self-inflicted defeat on the party's high-priority iss

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-19 04:29:23

Study: Poor diet a factor in 1 of every 5 deaths

ST. LOUIS, MO - Another reason to clean up your diet. A new global study finds that poor diet is a factor in one out of every five deaths around the world. Researchers from the University of Washington compiled data from every country in the world. Finding millions are eating the wrong sorts of food

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-09-18 14:14:43

Unrest means one local business stays busy

A company that boards up business says it has been busy over the past few days. As soon as the chaos quiets down, Tony Connizzo is out making noise with a saw. Connizzo is with American Board Up. "I had about 200 sheets on my truck yesterday," said Connizzo. Recent nights of unrest have kept Connizz

KMOV - 2017-09-19 00:14:00

Judiciary considers subpoenas for Manafort, FBI officials

The Senate Judiciary Committee is considering issuing subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. It would be the second time the panel has s

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-18 19:36:55

Police make more than 80 arrests downtown after protesters break windows, refuse to disperse

ST. LOUIS Police made more than 80 arrests Sunday night downtown after violence erupted following hours of peaceful protesting. It marked the third night of violence following the Friday acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley, charged with murdering a black motorist. Around 1 a.m. Monday,

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 06:30:00

Union Woman Hurt in Crash On Highway BB

A Union woman was injured in a one-car crash when her vehicle overturned on Route BB south of High Ridge Drive Saturday, Sept. 9, at 11:30 a.m. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary report, Gayle A. Bramlett, 58, was driving a 2002 Honda Accent northbound on Highway BB when she tr

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-16 23:32:31