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Dade County residents frustrated over well water contamination Dade County residents organized a public meeting Friday night to address bacterial contamination in wells in the county. Earlier this month, several private wells tested positive for the bacteria E. coli, making the water from the well undrinkable. "My water turned the color of like real light tea, kinda brownish and yucky," Dade County resident Lisa Brown Ramsey said. Her well is contaminated with E. coli. ...

88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wife COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An 88-year-old central Missouri man has been arrested and charged with fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1nY5Gd2 ) Donald Marvin Rowland was charged Friday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. The Boone County prosecutor requested cash-only bond of $1 million, but it was not clear Friday night if Rowland was jailed. Court records did not list ...

Slideshow: Trick-or-Treaters visit KY3 and KSPR KY3 and KSPR turned scary Friday.  Family of KY3 Inc. employees trick-or-treated at the station on Halloween. ...

Voter report cards grade your voting history Some people around Missouri are finding voter report cards in their mailboxes. The political mailer shows how often you voted and how often your neighbors have voted, in an attempt to pressure you to go to the polls. The voter report cards give a grade to people based on the public record of how often you vote. Christine Lessmann's neighbors got one, and she's not happy that ...

Sample Ballots: November 2014 Election Voters across the viewing area can go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4.   Click the links to see the sample ballots for each county. The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Voters can vote absentee at their county clerk's office until 5 p.m. Monday.  Some county clerks will be open on Saturday for absentee voters. Arkansas Sample Ballots Barry County Ballot November ...

Scam of the Week: Ebola medicines Con artists are turning your fears into cash. For weeks, the deadly Ebola virus has been top of mind. Nano Silver is the miracle drug. Natural Solutions Foundation sells dozens of products online to treat Ebola. The products are wildly popular and sometimes out of stock. The company claims everything is tested and proven effective. "Anyone can test their own product and say it's fantastic. That's why we have ...



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New question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat?
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2014 FILE photo, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis visits with supporters at a book signing in Austin, Texas. With just days before the election, Davis isn’t addressing an arena packed with adoring supporters, speaking on national television or working a hotel ballroom of top donors. Instead, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor is addressing a small group of volunteers in a backyard. The woman who once stirred excitement among Democrats nationwide now faces seemingly insurmountable odds to beat her well-funded and popular Republican opponent. So the question looming over the race is whether defeat will reduce her to a spent political force (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — It's a sunny afternoon just before the election and Wendy Davis isn't addressing an arena packed with adoring supporters, speaking on national television or working a hotel ballroom of top donors.

Iraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50
FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, militants from the Islamic State parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on a main street in Mosul, Iraq. The Islamic state group has accelerated killings of former policemen and army officers, apparently fearing they might join a potential internal Sunni uprising against its rule. Such killings, including the deadly attack on police Col. Mohammed Hassan and his son in mid October, have accelerated in recent days, as the extremists' opponents - Kurdish fighters and Shiite militias, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes - have made some gains, taking back several towns that the militants had overrun. (AP Photo, File)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials in Anbar province say at least 50 tribesmen and women have been lined up and shot dead by Islamic State group militants.

Cruise ship stuck off Norway, no damage
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian rescue officials say a Bahamas-registered cruise liner with more than a thousand people on board has run aground in northern Norway, in sight of the pier where it was to be moored.

Former Burkina president Compaore arrives in Ivory Coast: sources
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaore, who resigned on Friday amid mass protests against his 27-year rule, has arrived in neighboring Ivory Coast, Ivorian military sources said on Saturday. The sources, who asked not to be identified, said that Compaore was in Assinie, a beach resort to the east of the economic capital Abidjan. "He's been in Assinie since this morning," said one of the sources. "He is not alone. Some members of his family are with him." (Reporting by Ange Aboa; Writing by Daniel Flynn; Editing by Toby Chopra)

2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso
Anti government political leader Boukari Kabore, center, among anti government protestors in Burkina Faso after the announcement of a new interim leader, Gen. Honore Traore, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving rulers who had survived previous attempts to topple him. (AP Photo/Theo Renaut)OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A largely unknown military colonel emerged early Saturday to say he had taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army general had made a similar declaration following the ouster of the country's president of 27 years.