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  1. Mom speaks out after son overheats, dies while working outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Tyler Halsey was working on the ground, flagging traffic, chipping limbs and stacking brush during tree trimming work near Poplar Bluff, Missouri. According to OSHA, Tyler had been in the heat since his shift started at around 7 a.m. He was hospitalized with a core temperature of more than 108 degrees and died on Saturday, July 23. According to Kennedy, Halsey battled with mental illness, and this job gave him a sense of being one of the guys.

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  2. OSHA: Heat blamed in landscaper's death in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Federal workplace safety officials blame heat exposure in last weekend's death of a 23-year-old landscaper in southeastern Missouri's Poplar Bluff. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a statement Monday that the worker from Dexter was assisting in tree-trimming efforts when he became overheated Friday afternoon.

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  3. Storms knock out power, prompt flash flood concerns commentsRead the original story

    Tuesday | News Tribune

    ... Meanwhile, federal workplace safety officials blame heat exposure in the death of a 23-year-old landscaper in Poplar Bluff. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Monday the worker from Dexter was assisting ...

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  4. Landscaper dies from heat in Poplar Bluff, MORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the landscaper was working on the ground, flagging traffic, chipping limbs and stacking brush during tree trimming work near Poplar Bluff, Missouri. According to OSHA, the employee had been in the heat since his shift started at around 7 a.m. He was hospitalized with a core temperature of more than 108 degrees and died on Saturday, July 23. They say the Dexter, Mo.

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  5. Poplar Bluff VA medical center to test emergency generatorRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | KFVS12

    Contractors with the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center will test the facility's 13.8 kilovolt emergency generator during the week of July 25. The generator is located at the north end of the medical center campus, near Westwood Blvd. and Poplar Bluff Realty. As part of the commissioning process, the contractors will run the generator for about six hours to ensure that it is operating properly.

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  6. Creditors Force Sale of Walter Quinn's Aspen CondoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Southern Bank of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, has sued Allied Bank over participation in a June 2010 loan to Quinn Investments Ltd. Southern alleges that Allied breached its fiduciary obligation by failing to administer the loan equitably, as mandated by the participation agreement.

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  7. MSHP announces sobriety checkpoint for Cape Girardeau Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | KFVS12

    Authorities will set up a sobriety checkpoint in Cape Girardeau County sometime in the month of August, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. "Driving while impaired continues to be a major contributing factor to traffic crashes," Captain Jeffrey Vitale, commanding officer of Troop E in Poplar Bluff, stated.

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  8. 'Unity in the Community!' event to be held in Poplar Bluff, MORead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | KFVS12

    A local church in the Heartland is looking to take a stand together by holding an event called "Unity for our Community!" Unlimited Ministries, a church in Poplar Bluff, is hosting the event, inviting the public to join together in unity through prayer. "Let us take a stand as ONE in unity and pray over our homes, our families, our friends, our service men and women, our communities, our town, and our nation," organizers stated on its Facebook page .

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  9. Modern Woodmen chapter donates $400 to Poplar Bluff schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POPLAR BLUFF, MO - Modern Woodman chapter 1472 made a beneficial donation to Poplar Bluff Junior High School's campus beautification project. According to a news release form the school, the chapter donated $400 to the school, which was used to plant a string of crepe myrtles along the median of a new parking lot.

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  10. MO governor's candidate visits 3 Heartland citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KFVS12

    In Poplar Bluff, Hanaway spoke to workers at the St. Louis Bread Company on Westwood Blvd. from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Hanaway was also at the Scott county GOP headquarters Friday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. speaking with residents. The headquarters is located at 124 E. Front, across the street from Legion Park.

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  11. MO governor's candidate to visit the HeartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KFVS12

    In Poplar Bluff on Friday, Hanaway will talk to residents at the St. Louis Bread Company on Westwood Blvd. from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Hanaway will be at the Scott county GOP headquarters on Friday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to talk to residents. The headquarters is located at 124 E. Front, across the street from Legion Park.

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  12. Teen seriously injured when SUV hits treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KAIT-TV

    POPLAR BLUFF, MO - A Region 8 teen was flown to a Memphis hospital after the SUV he was riding in crashed into a tree. At 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper K.L. Huggins responded to a crash on Butler County Road 448, one mile west of Poplar Bluff.

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  13. Sources: Kansas City, KS police officer killed in the line of dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | KFVS12

    Sources: Kansas City, KS police officer killed in the line of du - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff For the second time in as many months, a Kansas City, KS police officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty. For the second time in as many months, a Kansas City, KS police officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty.

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  14. Woman with disabilities seeking new van after she says Walmart employees totaled itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | KFVS12

    Karen McGinnis took her car to the Wal-Mart supercenter in Poplar Bluff for routine maintenance on June 5. A disabled woman from Poplar Bluff has been without her specialty-equipped van for more than a month. McGinnis says they haven't made a formal offer, but started with $6,500 and went up to $16,000.

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  15. Man seriously injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KAIT-TV

    POPLAR BLUFF, MO - A Poplar Bluff man was seriously injured Monday in a single-vehicle crash. The crash occurred just before 2 p.m. on Missouri Highway 49 in Wayne County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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  16. Poplar Bluff man seriously injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | KFVS12

    A Poplar Bluff man is in a Cape Girardeau hospital with serious injuries after a single-vehicle crash on Sunday.

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  17. Special prosecutor named in Heavenly Hafford caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KFVS12

    According to Butler County Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Barbour, Ian Page, with the Pemiscot County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, will serve as the special prosecutor. Ressel was arrested, but never formally charged, in connection to the hit and run death of 13-year-old Heavenly Hafford in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on December 9. Charges were not formally filed after the coroner's investigation revealed Hafford was killed by the first vehicle that hit her.

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  18. Three Rivers Endowment Trust elects new chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | KFVS12

    Dr. Marty Michel, a pharmacist, was elected as the new chairman at the annual meeting held in June. His term began on July 1. Michel and his wife, Julita, own and operate Key Drugs in Poplar Bluff and Dexter.

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  19. Boy, 11, suspected of trying to stab Missouri deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | KFVS12

    ... has been arrested for allegedly trying to stab a sheriff's deputy and threatening a relative with a knife. The (Poplar Bluff) Daily American Republic ( http://bit.ly/29w5lvp ) says Butler County sheriff's authorities are seeking felony charges of ... 8 comments

  20. Benefit in Poplar Bluff helps homeless veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | KFVS12

    The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri received a $1,000 donation to the Homeless Veterans Program at the Sikeston Outpatient Clinic. The money is part of the proceeds from an event earlier this year sponsored by Momma V's Bar in Charleston.

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