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With 18 balloons scheduled to brighten New Haven’s skies Saturday, the New Haven Chamber of Commerce is expecting several thousand people to fill the City Park this weekend for the 33rd year of the balloon race and glow.

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Country music trio Chapel Hart made their debut at the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night, but before gracing the historic Nashville, Tennessee stage, the group performed at the Washington Town & Country Fair Pepsi Main Stage in August 2021.

A Hermann man was hospitalized after suffering serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Highway Z in rural Franklin County near Berger, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

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Two people — who were later identified as being a 79-year-old mother and her 61-year-old daughter — were killed in a one-vehicle traffic crash in Hermann on Wednesday, Sept. 14, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

A Villa Ridge woman was hospitalized after suffering injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 100 in Villa Ridge, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

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The Union R-XI School District recently approved creating a new fourth-grade teaching position at Prairie Dell Elementary School but ultimately decided to keep three teachers for the current school year.

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CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury on Wednesday convicted R. Kelly of several child pornography and sex abuse charges in his hometown of Chicago, delivering another legal blow to a singer who used to be one of the biggest R&B stars in the world.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Business and government officials are bracing for the possibility of a nationwide rail strike at the end of this week while talks carry on between the largest U.S. freight railroads and their unions.

Shortly before 10am a traffic crash occurred between the Washington and Gray summit exits on I-44. First responders were arriving at the scene when the Missourian learned of the accident. Drivers should expect delays in East bound traffic. This is a developing story and will be updated as de…

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Jason Stanfield, organizer of the 2022 VFW Celtic Festival, is still tallying the numbers but said this year’s event drew a much bigger crowd and triple the revenue compared with last year’s inaugural event.

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Concerned about the growing number of people without homes, Pacific Police Chief Scott Melies is asking the city to approve an ordinance prohibiting people from living in a tent, camper or other recreational structure.

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Next month, Hoffmann helicopters will be flying past Washington and New Haven, following the Missouri River to Hermann, offering tours of limestone bluffs, wooded river bends and farmland.

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LA CHAPELLE-SAINT-MESMIN, France (AP) — For the glassmakers at iconic French tableware brand Duralex, the mornings have become a horror show. Daily updates from energy traders drop into their email inboxes, showing the asphyxiating upward climb of prices for the natural gas and electricity t…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid pleaded guilty Monday to felony driving while intoxicated resulting in serious physical injury stemming from a 2021 crash, which occurred when his pickup truck struck two stopped cars on an interstate entrance ramp …

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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The survivors who were able to walk out of Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly a decade ago want to share a message of hope with the children of Uvalde, Texas: You will learn how to live with your trauma, pain and grief. And it will get better.

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A St. Clair man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly started a fire that got out of control.

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From the street, the Waterworks Building in James W. Rennick Riverfront Park looks much the same as it did when vacated several years ago. But stepping inside the historic building, which was constructed in 1888, there’s no mistaking that the building has been transformed into WashMO on the …

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Major freight railroads, in a bid to apply pressure on unions and Congress, say a strike that could come after a key deadline passes next week would cost the economy more than $2 billion a day and disrupt deliveries of all kinds of goods and passenger traffic nationwide.