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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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Power struggle in Burkina Faso after president flees
People celebrate in Ouagadougou on October 31, 2014 after Burkina Faso's embattled President Blaise Compaore announced he was stepping down to make way for electionsRival military factions laid claim to power in Burkina Faso on Saturday after the west African nation's president fled following days of violent unrest over plans to extend his 27-year rule. The leader of a group of young army officers, Isaac Zida, declared himself in charge, dismissing as "obsolete" an earlier such bid by the army chief and close ally of the ousted president. The tussle for power comes after days of violent demonstrations against president Blaise Compaore's longtime rule that saw parliament stormed and set ablaze, in protests closely watched across the continent where other veteran heads of state are also aiming to extend their rule. A rival claim made hours earlier by army chief Navere Honore Traore was "obsolete", he said.

Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions
This image from video by KABC TV Los Angeles shows wreckage of what is believed to be SpaceShipTwo in Southern California's Mojave Desert on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a test flight, a witness said Friday. (AP Photo/KABC TV)The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert.

A look at people killed during space missions
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.

Nigeria's purported Boko Haram leader says has 'married off' girls: AFP
Rachel Daniel holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, as her son Bukar, sits beside her at her home in MaiduguriBy Tim Cocks LAGOS (Reuters) - A man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said more than 200 girls kidnapped by the group six months ago had been "married off" to its fighters, contradicting Nigerian government claims they would soon be freed, AFP said on Saturday. Nigeria's military says it killed Shekau a year ago. The insurgents usually give a copy of their videos to the French news agency about a day before they are posted online. ...

Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle
Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters leave the outskirts of Suruc, Turkey, towards the Turkey-Syria border, on the way to the Syrian city of Kobani, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. The 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled northern Syrian town of Kobani one day earlier returned to Turkey Friday to prepare for their forces' full deployment, and a senior Kurdish official blamed Ankara for the delay. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, just hours after they arrived in a town that's become a focal point in the battle against the extremists.