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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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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Jan 19, 2018

If you think your to-do list is long, consider your Senators’.

Congress is dealing with a host of issues — sometimes at odds with the president, sometimes at odds with itself — including:

Press freedom

DACA

Steve Bannon and the Russia investigation

Friday News Roundup - International

Jan 19, 2018

South Korea’s efforts to reconcile with an isolated North Korea caught the attention of politicos and sports fans this week when they announced they will march and compete in unity at next month’s Olympic Games.

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You've been here before. You're staring at fresh cookies through the oven door, they smell so good, you want so badly to eat them, but you have to wait until the timer goes off. And they cool down. Today's session, for me, is like those cookies.

First Aid Kit came through World Cafe headquarters in October. But we had to wait until today - the day their new record Ruins is out — to share it with you. Ding! Cookies. Are. Ready.

The folks at Daptone Records know a thing or two about the magic of recording studios.

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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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