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A standoff that saw shots fired ended with the death of a 32-year-old Pittsburg man Tuesday night. The Crawford County Sheriff's Department tells News Talk KZRG 57-year-old Heidi Thomas and 31-year-old Jamie Doughty fled the house at 1180 South 220th Street after 32-year-old David Doughty fired several shots from the second floor of the home after barricading himself in a room. Eventually
It seems the rain is causing a minor hiccup with MoDOT opening the second lane of the Highway 171/43 roundabout Thursday. MoDOT's Dave Mitchell tells News Talk KZRG what still needs to be finished before it opens Friday.

"We're not being able to stripe the way that we had hoped we were going to be able to. There needs to be a certain amount of dry weather so that the
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The Arizona Cardinals have agreed with Patrick Peterson on a five-year contract extension, a deal the Pro Bowler said Tuesday night is worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed, which makes him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.
The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sources
Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 13 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.
Miami Heat president Pat Riley insists his franchise has recovered well from LeBron James' stunning return to Cleveland in free agency, but admits that it remains a difficult blow to accept.
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