Stories for September 2010

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Thursday, September 30

13 meth labs found at Missouri home

SCOTT CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Three people in southeast Missouri face charges after 13 methamphetamine labs were discovered at their home.

Wednesday, September 29

Missouri's cold medicine database to go online

Consumers wanting to buy certain cold and allergy medicines in Missouri soon will be checked in a statewide database intended to catch people involved in making the illegal drug methamphetamine.

Thursday, September 23

SEC official pressed on delays in Ponzi case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators pressed the Securities and Exchange Commission's chief enforcement official Wednesday to explain why the agency has yet to demote or fire staffers who waited 12 years to bring charges against an alleged major Ponzi scheme.

Abbott recalls infant formula on bug contamination

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Drugmaker Abbott Laboratories said Wednesday it is recalling millions of containers of its best-selling Similac infant formula that may be contaminated with insect parts.

Egnew making his mark at tight end at Missouri

Michael Egnew is second on the team in receptions (29) and yards (257) after three games. It's exactly what the junior envisioned when he was being recruited after watching the exploits of Chase Coffman and Martin Rucker.

Fulton police rescue family with help of young girl

A young Fulton girl played a key role in helping her family out of a dangerous situation early Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 22

Regulators OK restart plan for Michigan pipeline

LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Federal regulators said Wednesday they have approved a plan to allow a pipeline that leaked at least 820,000 gallons of oil in southern Michigan this summer to gradually restart.

Absentee voting applications accepted

Applications are now being accepted for absentee voting through Nov. 1 for those wishing to vote in the Cole County clerk's office.

New Bloomfield names interim superintendent

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Thomas C. Baugh has been hired to become the interim superintendent of the New Bloomfield R-3 School District.