Stray Rescue will re-open its doors on Thursday. They closed back in October because of a Disptember Outbreak. There's a special ceremony on Thursday at 11am with founder Randy Grim, where they will honor the dogs who lost their lives. Stray Rescue is also revamping its adoption process by scrapping adoption fees. The fee will now be paid for by community businesses.
*Dozens of customers of an O'Fallon, Mo spa are demanding their money back after the spa abruptly closed leaving people with worthless gift cards. The Spa Winghaven locked it's doors and hung a sign that said "business closed". There's a list on KMOV.com of other spa's offering to help those customers who still have their gift cards.
FULL STORY_ http://www.kmov.com/story/34283461/local-spa-closes-leaving-many-customers-with-worthless-gift-cards
*A hellhole, that’s the term Gov. Eric Greitens used to describe the court system in St. Louis in his State of the State last night. “A report released about a month ago looked at every state, every city, and every county in the United States. That report named St. Louis, Missouri the worst in America,” said Greitens.
FULL STORY- http://www.kmov.com/story/34283632/why-the-gov-greitens-calls-st-louis-the-worst-judicial-hellhole-in-america
*Central Italy is on edge today after experiencing three powerful earthquakes, all within a couple of hours.The new quakes, which registered a magnitude of 5.5, 5.7 and 5.3, came just five months after a devastating earthquake claimed 267 lives on August 24th. It also came on a day when areas are already paralyzed by a powerful snowstorm. Train service has been suspended and schools have been closed as a precaution. There have been no reports yet of any casualties or building collapses.