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Cape Girardeau To Join Collegiate Baseball League In 2019

The city of Cape Girardeau will be joining the Prospect League, a summer collegiate wood bat league, as a new team next year. Today, city mayor Harry Rediger made the announcement at the Cape Girardeau Sportsplex while reminiscing on the history of baseball in the community. He thanked the Capaha field committee, led by the Jess Bolen family, for being instrumental in bringing Capaha field, where the team will play, from a dirt track to a quality playing field. He also thanked the partnership...

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SEMO 1998 Baseball Team to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

The 1998 Baseball Team will be inducted into the Southeast Missouri Athletics Hall of Fame this upcoming spring, Southeast's Department of Athletics announced Thursday. SEMO's 1998 Baseball Team became the first in school history to win the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament and advance to the NCAA Division I Tournament. SEMO finished the year with an overall record of 32-24 and 15-9 in the OVC. The team tied a school record for wins in a season and beat Southwestern Athletic Conference...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan has ordered an ethics investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Pennsylvania Rep. Patrick Meehan after a report Saturday that Meehan used taxpayer funds to settle a harassment complaint.

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Young women and mothers at the St. Louis Women’s March for Truth want people to know they plan on leading the world into a more equal society.

Maplewood teen Anabel Parveno held a sign with words from Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech: “A new day is on the horizon.”

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Determined to not let the momentum die, protesters once again converged on hundreds of cities — at home and abroad — for the second annual Women's March, seeking not only to unite in a call for social change but also to channel their fury into voter action.

Paul Bocuse, whom the French president called "the epitome of French cuisine," died Saturday at the age of 91.

"Today French gastronomy is losing a mythical figure that profoundly transformed it," the Élysée said.

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Left Of The Dial #113 - The '94 Sound

This week we're delving into another specific year from music's past: the momentous one of 1994. In pop culture Nintendo had declared it the “ year of the cartridge ” but Sony countered by releasing the Playstation , which of course used CDs. " Ice " beers were an attempt to get slightly more alcohol into a can. Marvel canceled The Sensational She-Hulk , concluding the humorous run with the hero making good on her Issue #1 threat . It was also a good year for music, despite the definitive...

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A Former Neo-Nazi Explains Why Hate Drew Him In — And How He Got Out

Christian Picciolini was 14 years old when he attended the first gathering of what would become the Hammerskin Nation, a violent, white-power skinhead group. Looking back, he describes his introduction to the group as receiving a "lifeline of acceptance." "I felt a sort of energy flow through me that I had never felt before — as if I was a part of something greater than myself," he says. Picciolini embraced the white supremacist message he heard that day and went on to front a white-power...

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GREAT NEW MUSIC VIDEOS, PICKED BY ALL SONGS CONSIDERED HOSTS BOB BOILEN AND ROBIN HILTON