Cards Close To Deal With Carpenter

The Cardinals are close to signing infielder Matt Carpenter to a multi-year deal. FOX Sports says the contract is in the neighborhood of six seasons for 50 to 55-million-dollars. Carpenter led the league with 126 runs, 199 hits and 55 doubles last season. He added a .318 average and 78 RBI in 157 games.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Softball Player Megan Freitag. Megan is a four year starter in center field and is rock solid with the glove as she made several diving catches throughout her career. Megan is also good with the bat. She hit third in the lineup and finished as the career leader in home runs at Washington High School with 10. She has always been a very good student maintaining an "A" average.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 20 hours ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 31 min ago

Sami Vatanen scored two power play goals helping the Ducks grab a 3-0 win over the Blues at the Honda Center. St. Louis outshot the Ducks 28-to-25 despite the loss. Brian Elliot allowed all three goals for the Blues, who are 2-2-and-1. The Blues return home Thursday to host the Canucks.