LAS VEGAS | Nevada man central to Howard Hughes inheritance fight dies

LAS VEGAS— Melvin Dummar, a delivery driver who falsely claimed that billionaire Howard Hughes left a handwritten will bequeathing him $156 million when he died in 1976, has died in rural Nevada. Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly (WER’-lee) said Dummar died Sunday under hospice care. He was 74. Dummar’s brother, Ray Dummar, of Gabbs, Nevada, … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Nevada man central to Howard Hughes inheritance fight dies

Business News: Aegion Corporation Announces New Stock Repurchase Program

SAINT LOUIS, MO – On December 6, 2018, Aegion Corporation’s (“Aegion” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq Global Select Market: AEGN) Board of Directors authorized a program to repurchase up to two million shares of the Company’s common stock in open market transactions.  The Board of Directors’ authorization does not have a fixed expiration date.  The Company … Continue reading Business News: Aegion Corporation Announces New Stock Repurchase Program

LAS VEGAS | Kapler intends to be publicly critical of Phillies players

LAS VEGAS — Phillies manager Gabe Kapler intends to be more publicly critical of his players in his second season following his team’s late fade. Philadelphia led the NL East in early August, then went 16-33 and wound up with its sixth straight losing record at 80-82. “One thing that I can do immediately that … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Kapler intends to be publicly critical of Phillies players

Missouri News: Former Barry County Man, Michael Douglas Peterson, Sentenced to 17 Years for Traveling to Tennessee for Illicit Sex with a Minor

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A former Barry County, Missouri man has been sentenced in federal court for traveling from Missouri to Tennessee to engage in an illicit sexual relationship with a 15-year-old victim, who became pregnant and bore his child. Michael Douglas Peterson, 35, of Morristown, TN was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on … Continue reading Missouri News: Former Barry County Man, Michael Douglas Peterson, Sentenced to 17 Years for Traveling to Tennessee for Illicit Sex with a Minor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | AP Source: Royals, Hamilton agree to $5.25M contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that includes up to $1 million in incentives, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The Royals hope that spacious Kauffman Stadium will allow Hamilton to better use … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | AP Source: Royals, Hamilton agree to $5.25M contract

Missouri News: KC-Area Man, Seneca Harrison, Convicted Of Illegal Firearm

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri area man was found guilty at the conclusion of a bench trial today of illegally possessing a firearm. Seneca Harrison, 36, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  Harrison was in possession of a loaded Maverick by Mossberg 12-gauge pump action pistol … Continue reading Missouri News: KC-Area Man, Seneca Harrison, Convicted Of Illegal Firearm

LAS VEGAS | The Latest: New Reds skip Bell talking to Bailey about role

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local): 12:15 p.m. New Reds manager David Bell says he’s talked to pitcher Homer Bailey about his role in the future. Bell says it was a good conversation and nothing has been finalized. Bailey went 1-14 with a 6.09 ERA last season, … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: New Reds skip Bell talking to Bailey about role