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LOCAL

*Be away that MODOT has big plans for the Poplar this weekend. they will be sliding the Eastbound direction 9 feet.  They say it's an engineering feet because the bridge is 50 years old and they will be moving more than 10,000 tons of highway.  Eastbound 64 will be closed between Jefferson and Route 3

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NATIONAL

The leaders of North and South Korea will hold a rare summit next month that will be of great interest to the United States.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in will meet face-to-face on April 27th to improve ties and ease tensions. It's the first such meeting for the neighboring countries since 2007. It also comes one month before Kim Jong Un is scheduled to meet with President Trump. The desired outcome of the meetings is said to be a denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and a lasting peace. (USA Today)


The NFL's Los Angeles Rams made history yesterday by adding two male cheerleaders to its spirit squad.

The team announced the groundbreaking decision to add Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies to the squad, making them the first male cheerleaders in the NFL. They will perform the same routines as the female dancers. Other teams, like the Baltimore Ravens and the Indianapolis Colts have men who perform stunts with the cheerleaders but don't dance. 

Both men are classically trained dancers and made the team after a grueling three weeks of auditions. (KABC-TV)


Authorities Are Investigating Family SUV Going Over Cliff - 

A boy featured in an iconic photo hugging a cop is missing after an SUV accident.  Search crews in Northern California are looking for three missing children of a family killed when their car plunged off a cliff and into the ocean. Among the missing children is 15-year-old Devonte Hart. He got national attention in 2014 when a picture went viral of him hugging a police officer during a police brutality protest in Oregon.

Source: CBS News


White House: There Are No Specific Plans To Regulate Amazon -

 Is Amazon too big for it’s own good?

"Axios" is reporting that President Trump has been looking at Amazon's tax treatment due to the impact the online giant is having on smaller retailers. The story noted that Trump has considered an antitrust law targeting the online giant.

As a result of the report, Amazon shares fell as much as seven-percent and ended the day 4.6-percent down.. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos owns the "Washington Post," a frequent target of Trump criticism.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says there’s nothing on the table…yet. “We have no announcements and no specific policies or actions that we’re currently pushing forward or considering taking.” 

Source: The Hill


Donald Trump has fired another member of his cabinet and announced the news on Twitter. This time it was Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin.  On Twitter Wednesday, Trump announced that chief White House physician Ronny L. Jackson will be the new VA secretary.

The move comes after Shulkin was accused of questionable ethics and attacked by conservatives who want to take the massive VA healthcare system private.

Los Angeles Times

SPORTS

*Thursday is opening day for Major League Baseball and the Cardinals take on the Mets in New York.  The roster is finalized, with the biggest surprise, that 21-year-old Jordan Hicks is on the team.

*Blues play again on Friday

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