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There is a fourth confirmed case of a serious stomach illness in Missouri.

The Department of Health and Senior Service announced another person has contracted Cyclospora. Cyclospora is a single cell parasite that is often contracted by people after they eat food contaminated with feces.

The CDC has been brought in with the investigation to determine the source of the illness. In other states Cyclospora has been tied to salad mixes from a Mexican farm.

Franklin County drowning victim ID'ed

Monday, 12 August 2013 14:15 Published in Local News

ST. CLAIR, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in Franklin County, Mo., are investigating after a man's body was found in a lake.

The Washington Missourian reports that the victim was identified Monday as 66-year-old Jeffrey Wolk, who lived along Lake Thunderbird. His body was recovered at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. There were no obvious signs of foul play.

Deputies were called after two people reported seeing the body in the water. The body was found floating in about three feet of water.

Authorities say he lives alone along the lake.

 

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Former St. Louis Cardinals star Jack Clark is out of his sports talk radio job after his on-air comments alleging Albert Pujols took performance-enhancing drugs.

Clark said on the air last week on WGNU in St. Louis that Pujols' former trainer told him 10 years ago that he injected PEDs into Pujols, who now plays for the Los Angeles Angels.

Pujols responded with a strong denial and said he plans to take legal action against Clark and his employers.

Early Saturday, the company that owns the show, insideSTL Enterprises LLC, said in a statement that the show hosted by Clark and Kevin Slaten has been cancelled.

A telephone listing for Clark could not be found. A message seeking comment from Slaten was not returned.

 

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