Machinery Fire at CG Power

CG Power in Washington Industrial Park was evacuated on the morning of November 19, 2012 due to a machinery fire. The Washington Fire Department received the call around 8:00am after employees activated the automatic alarm. According to Chief Bill Halmich, the fire began when pressurized diesel used to test machinery ignited. The first alarm fire caused damage to the blaster machine, but no injuries were reported. Washington Fire Department had the blaze under control in about twenty minutes and left the scene around 9:30am.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Running Back Jared Rennick of the Washington Blue Jays. Jared carried the ball 35 times for 393 yards and a state record nine touchdowns in Friday's 84-57 win over the Holt Indians. For the season, Jared has carried the ball 188 times for 1502 yards, averaging eight yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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No matter how many years pass, few of us old enough to understand the scope of what happened on September 11, 2001 will ever forget those video images of planes flying through skyscrapers, which then crumbled into dust. Perhaps out of psychological necessity, we have distanced ourselves from the visceral emotions of that day.



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The Cardinals and Cubs now play Game Four of their NLDS this afternoon at Wrigley Field. John Lackey gets the start for St. Louis, while Chicago sends Jason Hammel to the hill. First pitch is at 3:37 p.m. If necessary, the Cardinals will host a deciding Game Five on Thursday.