Three Local Teens Killed in Accident

Three local teenagers were killed in a one vehicle accident south of Union Thursday morning. The State Highway Patrol says it happened at 2:00am on Porterford Road at Cardinal Lane. The Patrol says 19 year old James Curran of Union was southbound when he ran off the road and struck a culvert and a tree. Curran and a passenger, 19 year old Derek King of Beaufort were pronounced dead at the scene. Another passenger, 18 year old Cole Weddle of Union died at Mercy in Creve Couer just before 7:00am. Two other passengers, 19 year old Isaac Clark and 19 year old Lucas Schulze of Union, both suffered serious injuries.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is feeling good after a Monday bullpen session. The 33-year-old threw 30-to-40 pitches without incident. Wainwright flew back to St. Louis last week to have an abdominal strain checked out. It will be two to three weeks before he pitches in a game.