Franklin County Commission Will Replace the Bend Road Bridge in Pacific

The Franklin County Commission will move forward with the plans to replace the Bend Road Bridge in Pacific. During the week on December 16, 2012 the commission approved a contract with Cochran Engineering to design and engineer the projected for $550. The commission is waiting for the go-ahead from the East Way Gateway and should know if the funding will be approved by March. According to Franklin County Commissioners John Greisheimer, construction could start as early as 2015.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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