Soil Moisture is Back to Normal

Recent rains have created some improvements in drought conditions across the state, but the long term prognosis for breaking out of the historic dry spell is less than promising. The National Weather Service said in its latest drought briefing on September 23, 2012 that remnants of Hurricane Isaac and other storm systems that have moved across the area returned soil moisture across much of Missouri to near normal for the middle of September. The weather services also cited a national agriculture service report that showed nearly two thirds of Missouri farm fields have very poor topsoil moisture.

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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