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Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH def. Argenta-Oreana, forfeit Aledo (Mercer County) 54, Stark County 0 Algonquin (Jacobs) 49, Hampshire 13 Amundsen 34, Chicago Sullivan 0 Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop)...

Walt Disney’s ties to Florida reach back to Paisley settlers

Oct. 16, 2021 03:21 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Unless you’ve been under a rock, you have heard that as of Oct. 1, Walt Disney World has officially been a part of Central Florida’s history for a half-century. For many folks who were around then, Walt Disney was not a corporate name but a real...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 41, Cass-Midway 12 Archie 61, Lockwood/Golden City 26 Aurora 28, Reeds Spring 14 Ava 48, Cabool 9 Belton 42, William Chrisman 28 Blair Oaks 71,...

Ground broken on N. Carolina tiny home village for homeless

Oct. 16, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Rain throughout the morning on Oct. 9 didn’t stop a group of about 100 people from gathering to volunteer and celebrate the groundbreaking for a new community coming to Wilmington — a tiny home village serving chronically homeless people. ...

Josh Gordon gets another chance in NFL with Chiefs

Oct. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — At age 30 and after five suspensions handed out by the NFL for violations of the league’s substance abuse policies that cost him three full seasons, wide receiver Josh Gordon describes his landing with the Kansas City Chiefs as “a dream...

Fire at home involved in woman's kidnapping case was arson

Oct. 15, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

WINDYVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Fire Marshal's office has ruled that a fire at the Dallas County home of a suspect in the disappearance of a woman was a second-degree arson. The home between Lebanon and Buffalo was destroyed in a fire Oct. 4. ...

Missouri governor urged to appoint cybersecurity panel

Oct. 15, 2021 14:37 PM EDT

Three months after creation of a commission to identify cybersecurity risks in state government, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has yet to appoint any members. A state lawmaker said Friday that vulnerabilities exposed on a state website prove the need for just such a panel of experts. ...

High court rejects gas company's pipeline stay request

Oct. 15, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has rejected a Supreme Court stay request from the St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri. Roberts did not comment Friday in refusing to...

Three Missourians indicted in coronavirus aid fraud scheme

Oct. 15, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted three Missourians in an alleged scheme to use the identities of people who had died to collect thousands of dollars from federal funds meant to help people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Warren W. Watkins,...

Man pleads guilty in woman's stabbing death near Marionville

Oct. 15, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after he stabbed a woman last year and then showed her body to his mother. James Pride, 42, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder in the May 2020 death of Patricia...