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       St Louis based Peabody Energy is holding its annual shareholders meeting in Wyoming to highlight the importance of the coal-rich Powder River Basin.

     A delegation of more than a dozen retired and active mine workers from West Virginia, Illinois, Kentucky and Florida are protesting.

    One group critical of the company, Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment, claims the company is trying to avoid hearing concerns in its hometown. 

    Meantime, thousands of protesting mine workers returned to St. Louis today as  hearings begin in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on demands by Peabody's Patriot Coal Company. Miners accuse Peabody of eliminating  health care for retired miners and for making cuts in pay, benefits and working conditions for current miners. 

     In a statement, Peabody Energy says "The union continues to grandstand when it knows that this matter will be decided in the courts. Patriot was highly successful following its launch more than five years ago with significant assets, low debt and a market value that more than quadrupled in less than a year.   Peabody has lived up to its obligations and continues to do so. This is a matter between the union and Patriot Coal, and will be decided in the bankruptcy court."

Free dental care to be offered this week in SE Mo

Monday, 29 April 2013 08:14 Published in Local News

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - About 2,000 people are expected to show up for a free dental clinic in southeast Missouri.

   The Southeast Missourian reports that the clinic is known as the Missouri Mission of Mercy.

   More than 100 dentists and 1,000 volunteers are expected to participate during the Friday and Saturday event at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. It's being put on by the Missouri Dental Association and the Missouri Dental Association Foundation.

   Extractions, cleaning and fillings will be provided. Paul Roberts, of the Missouri Dental Association, says patients also will receive literature designed to teach them how to avoid oral diseases.

   The first Missouri Mission of Mercy clinic was held in 2011 in Springfield. It provided about $1 million in dental care services to more than 1,800 people.

 

 

A 12-year-old chess prodigy from California will make his next competitive move in St. Louis next month.

Tournament organizers say Samuel Sevian, of Santa Clara, is the youngest person ever to compete in the U.S. Championship to be held at  the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

For a fifth year the Club is playing host to the U.S. Championship and the U.S. Women's Championship from May 3rd to 13th.

Tournament organizers say Samuel Sevian was just nine-years-old when he was named a "National Master." At the time, it made him the youngest person to achieve that title in U.S. chess history.

 

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