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LOCAL

Today is the day when the 100th PGA Championship kicks-off at Bellerive Country Club with match play beginning Thursday morning.  

80,000 visitors expected in Town and Country.

MoDOT will close Ladue road from near I-270 to highway 141 on Monday at 5 a.m. until 9 p.m.

Part of Mason road will also be closed, 

General spectator parking will be at the Fenton Logistics Park.  There will be about 80 buses per hour going to and from the golf course.

People who are ride-sharing will be dropped off at Westminster Christian Academy and then bused to Bellerive.


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Multiple Water Rescues By Human Chain Happen On Lake Michigan - 

Rough swimming conditions in Lake Michigan forced several water rescues over the weekend.

The conditions claimed two lives and have three others hospitalized after people formed human chains to pull them out of the water in Grand Haven. Grand Haven City Beach and the pier at Grand Haven State Park were closed yesterday afternoon after the rescues.

In one rescue and off duty firefighter assisted public safety officers and a park ranger. The beachgoers joined in by forming a human chain. That was followed by multiple swimmers having problems and bystanders pulling the victims, who were injured from the water. At the same time, yet another human chain being formed to assist a young man, who didn’t survive.

One of the victims who died was 64-year-old David Knaffle of Wyoming, while the other was a 20-year-old man from Lansing who was found just five feet from shore.

Source: Fox 11


Small Plane Crashes In CA Strip Mall Parking Lot - 

Five people are dead after a twin-engine plane crashed outside Los Angeles.

Authorities say the plane went down yesterday in a strip mall parking lot in Santa Ana. No one on the ground was hurt. The aircraft struck a parked car, but the owner was inside a store at the time. The pilot declared an emergency just before the plane went down.

The crash site is about a mile northwest of the north end of the runway at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana. The plane took off from Concord in Northern California and was due to land at John Wayne Airport.

Source: Los Angles Times


California Wildfires Continue To Threaten Land And People -

 The Mendocino Complex fire in Northern California has burned over 250-thousand acres and is officially the fifth largest fire in California history. The Mendocino Complex is two fires, the Ranch and River fires. The Ranch fire grew by nearly 60-thousand acres in almost 24 hours over the weekend while the River is mostly controlled. The two infernos are on five miles from merging.

The blaze has forced more evacuations in rural Northern California communities as it rages across both sides of Clear Lake. It is also the most serious of 17 major brush fires burning in the state currently. Authorities say 15-thousand structures are threatened, 68 houses have been burned and 12 others are damaged. But, authorities say they're making progress. The Ranch fire is 23-percent contained and the River fire is 53-percent contained.

Meanwhile, another death is being attributed to the Carr Fire in Northern California. Pacific Gas and Electric says one of its crew members was killed near Redding doing repair work in a remote wilderness area. The company says the 21-year-old was working in dangerous terrain when he suffered an accidental and fatal injury. Seven people, including two firefighters, have been killed in connection to the fire. The Carr Fire has burned over 154-thousand acres. 

Source: Sacramento Bee


North Korea Wants Sanctions Lifted While U.N. Report Says It Acts In Bad Faith - 

North Korea is calling on the U.S. to end sanctions, and South Korea is investigating coal shipments that might have violated United Nations resolutions.

North Korean media today issued a statement that the isolated communist state has demonstrated good faith by ending nuclear weapons testing and returning remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean War.

This comes just days after a South Korean report concluded North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is continuing illegal trade in oil, coal, and other commodities.

Source: Reuters


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