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6 pm news
Maryland Heights council decides against bridge2014-12-19 18:47:00 STLToday.com
St. Francois County Sheriff?s Department making Christmas brighter for kids in need2014-12-19 18:29:11 kmov.com
Grassley: Holder will review Iowa man's drowning2014-12-19 18:15:00 BND.com
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley says U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will personally review the case of an Iowa man who drowned while in a Missouri state trooper's custody.Read Full Story ...
Suspect arrested in shooting of teen in south St. Louis2014-12-19 18:09:20 kmov.com
East St. Louis man who won new murder trial over courthouse drug scandal is found not guilty2014-12-19 18:00:00 STLToday.com
5 pm news
Off-duty police officer shot in north St. Louis2014-12-19 17:55:05 kmov.com
Off-duty St. Louis police officer wounded in shooting2014-12-19 17:50:00 STLToday.com
Man charged in shooting death of teen girl in St. Louis' Dutchtown neighborhood2014-12-19 17:31:00 STLToday.com
Quinn signs bill increasing juror pay2014-12-19 17:20:00 BND.com
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation giving jurors in the state a pay boost.Read Full Story ...
Illinois law nixes deadline for asbestos lawsuits2014-12-19 17:11:00 BND.com
People exposed to asbestos now have more time to file lawsuits over related illnesses under a bill Gov. Pat Quinn has signed.Read Full Story ...
Soccer body sues over player images2014-12-19 17:05:00 BND.com
A dispute over U.S. soccer players' images has landed in federal court.Read Full Story ...
Caterpillar sees Cuba relations as an opportunity2014-12-19 17:03:09 kmov.com
4 pm news
'Hands Up' players to attend Ferguson Christmas party2014-12-19 16:57:25 kmov.com
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Budget problems may force Francis Howell School District to cut teaching jobs2014-12-19 16:40:22 kmov.com
Rams players who made 'Hands Up' gesture give away toys, food2014-12-19 16:36:00 STLToday.com
Pesticides in your food? Don't worry, says USDA2014-12-19 16:30:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis budget director outlines ways to finance additional police officers2014-12-19 16:27:00 STLToday.com
Opponents of new smoking law start petition drive2014-12-19 16:10:00 BND.com
Opponents of three new ordinances limiting the sales and use of tobacco and e-cigarettes have launched a petition drive to erase the new laws.Read Full Story ...
3 pm news
Flu season, early again, hitting hard in South and Midwest2014-12-19 15:41:49 kmov.com
Some gray wolves to be returned to endangered list2014-12-19 15:21:00 BND.com
A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list ? a decision that…Read Full Story ...
Rauner calls Illinois comptroller appointment 'appropriate'2014-12-19 15:16:00 BND.com
Illinois' governor-elect says outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn's appointment of his budget chief as a short-term replacement for late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is appropriate.Read Full Story ...
2 pm news
Two arrested after police chase ends in crash in St. Charles County2014-12-19 14:48:33 kmov.com
FDA approves AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatment2014-12-19 14:35:00 BND.com
Patients with chronic hepatitis C have a new option for treating the liver-damaging virus, with the approval of a combination treatment developed by AbbVie.Read Full Story ...
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Bird Bytes: Teams covet ex-Cards2014-12-19 14:20:00 STLToday.com
Bird Bytes: Teams have coveted ex-Cards2014-12-19 14:20:00 STLToday.com
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Obama: No quick end to embargo on Cuba; Sony 'made a mistake' not releasing movie2014-12-19 14:07:00 STLToday.com
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1 pm news
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Gov. Quinn names his budget chief as comptroller, replacing Topinka2014-12-19 13:48:00 STLToday.com
Prosecutor: Some Ferguson witnesses clearly lied2014-12-19 13:36:21 kmov.com
SIUE Alumna Hired at Tarlton2014-12-19 13:34:19 SIUE.edu
A St. Louis-based general contracting and construction management firm, which has made more than $170 million in profits, has hired a Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumna Karyn Miles.
Tarlton Corp. named Miles as marketing and business development associate. Miles holds both master?s and bachelor?s in speech communication from SIUE?s College of Arts and Sciences.
Read more about Miles in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
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SIUE sending plants to space for research project2014-12-19 13:31:00 BND.com
A research project conducted by members of a university in southwestern Illinois will be on board an upcoming NASA rocket launch.Read Full Story ...
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Four St. Louis area districts honored for college prep2014-12-19 13:28:00 STLToday.com
Labor Board: McDonald?s and franchisees, including in St. Louis, violated workers? rights2014-12-19 13:19:00 STLToday.com
Incoming U. of Illinois President Timothy Killeen2014-12-19 13:05:00 BND.com
NAME: Timothy L. Killeen.Read Full Story ...
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Caregiver who stabbed St. Louis County man and set fatal fire sentenced to life in prison2014-12-19 13:04:00 STLToday.com
AP Interview: Killeen sees UI as economic asset2014-12-19 13:00:00 BND.com
Incoming University of Illinois President Timothy L. Killeen says he wants to turn the university into a stronger economic asset to the state.Read Full Story ...
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12 pm news
Gov. Quinn to name comptroller replacement Friday2014-12-19 12:50:00 BND.com
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to announce the successor to late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at a Friday event in Chicago.Read Full Story ...
Madigan says T-Mobile settlement shields consumers2014-12-19 12:35:00 BND.com
The Illinois attorney general's office says anyone who thinks they were among T-Mobile customers charged for cellphone text services they didn't order can file a claim for a refund.Read Full Story ...
T-Mobile to pay Missouri $280K for text charges2014-12-19 12:10:00 BND.com
Missouri will get more than $280,000 from T-Mobile following claims that the company was unfairly charging customers for third-party text message subscriptions.Read Full Story ...
Local mapping lab serves many interests2014-12-19 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
Large water main reported in Charlack2014-12-19 12:07:27 kmov.com
Engagement: Michelle Krueger and Austin Walker2014-12-19 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Police warn of area phone scam2014-12-19 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Seibert to direct Missouri Gaming Commission2014-12-19 12:01:00 BND.com
The Missouri Gaming Commission will be getting a new executive director next year.Read Full Story ...
Wedding: Meredith and Benjamin Hutton2014-12-19 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
U.S. agriculture has big appetite for Cuba trade2014-12-19 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Some witnesses lied to Michael Brown grand jury, McCulloch says. So why have them testify?2014-12-19 12:00:00 STLToday.com
11 am news
Former Charlack police chief sentenced to probation for stealing city money2014-12-19 11:58:00 STLToday.com
Phone scam targets residents in Edwardsville area2014-12-19 11:55:00 BND.com
Edwardsville authorities are warning residents about phone scammers threatening arrest if fictitious fines aren't paid.Read Full Story ...
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Gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI2014-12-19 11:30:00 STLToday.com
Man shot during robbery in south St. Louis2014-12-19 11:29:48 kmov.com
Man in custody after shots exchanged with police2014-12-19 11:23:35 kmov.com
Putin and oil pricesJohnCole@cagleblog.com (John Cole)
Lawmaker wants investigation of McCulloch2014-12-19 11:15:23 kmov.com
Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 5 deaths2014-12-19 11:08:41 kmov.com
Expanded Exercise Physiology Lab Enriches SIUE Research Opportunities2014-12-19 11:01:17 SIUE.edu
A room originally used for storage, then a cramped lab space, now houses an expansive exercise biochemistry and physiology laboratory, fostering research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education, Health and Human Behavior.
?It provides a great learning opportunity for students that sets us apart from many other universities in the region. Students and other visitors are very impressed with the lab and the opportunities that it provides,? said Erik Kirk, associate professor.
The workspace, renovated during summer 2014, is more than double its previous size, spanning 700 square feet. It includes six workstations, accommodating up to six students and two faculty members at once.
The addition has cultivated more streamlined research among students completing class assignments, students funded through the University?s Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Program, faculty funded through Seed Grants for Transitional and Exploratory Projects, and external grants, as well as the SIUE Weight Management Clinic.
?The field of exercise science has expanded into understanding the cellular and molecular mechanism related to health and disease. Instead of just learning about these conditions in books, students get to learn in an applied hands-on setting,? explained Kirk.
A valuable new addition within the lab is a vivarium. It includes exercise-running wheels to study the effects of physical activity and exercise on obesity-related metabolic diseases, according to Kirk.
The newly acquired space within the exercise physiology laboratory now allows faculty to conduct research concurrently. This provides more opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in research projects.
Dr. Joshua Wooten, assistant professor of kinesiology and health education, and his students are currently using the lab for two on-going studies. One study is determining the effects of fructose on fatty liver disease during weight loss. The other is examining the effects of physical activity on fatty liver disease after failed weight-loss or weight regain.
?The greatest benefit the newly renovated lab offers my team is flexibility in daily productivity,? Wooten explained. ?Previously, we were limited due to space in the number of experiments that could be performed daily. Now this is not an issue, and I have been able to expand my research team to offer more students the ability to gain hands-on experience in research.?
Dr. Brianne Guilford, assistant professor of kinesiology and health education, is using the laboratory to house a cohort of mice at the same time as Dr. Wooten. Dr. Guilford is examining mechanisms underlying high fat diet-induced neuropathy.
?Our exercise physiology laboratory at SIUE is as well equipped as any basic science laboratory at a Research I institution,? Guilford said. ?This provides tremendous opportunities for students at SIUE.?
Several SIUE students, who have completed research in the laboratory, have earned awards for their exceptional research at both regional and national conferences.
Photo: Joshua Wooten, assistant professor of kinesiology and health education, works with students in the exercise physiology lab.Read Full Story ...
FBI conclusively links North Korea to Sony hacking2014-12-19 11:00:00 STLToday.com
10 am news
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St. Louis lawmaker asks committee to investigate McCulloch2014-12-19 10:42:00 STLToday.com
Breakfast with Bernie: Rams need a game-breaker2014-12-19 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Some witnesses told obviousl lies to Michael Brown grand jury, McCulloch says in KTRS interview2014-12-19 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Ex-Chicago gang member released after testimony2014-12-19 10:30:00 BND.com
A former Chicago gang member once convicted of murder and sentenced to death has been released from prison after testifying against a fellow gang member.Read Full Story ...
Some witnesses told obvious lies to Michael Brown grand jury, McCulloch says in KTRS interview2014-12-19 10:30:00 STLToday.com
9 am news
Missouri college moves forward on Greek Village2014-12-19 09:55:00 BND.com
Southeast Missouri State University officials have approved seeking design services to develop a housing option specifically for students in Greek organizations.Read Full Story ...
Drunk driver who caused 2 crashes in Lincoln County sentenced to 7 years2014-12-19 09:53:00 STLToday.com
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Girl, 15, says man twice tried to kidnap her; St. Louis County police investigating2014-12-19 09:11:00 STLToday.com
School mentoring group might be coming to KC2014-12-19 09:05:00 BND.com
Several Kansas City leaders are working to bring a national school mentoring program similar to the struggling Kansas City district.Read Full Story ...
St. Louis man killed in crash on I-270 at Lindbergh2014-12-19 09:00:00 STLToday.com
8 am news
Alton police identify body found in abandoned home2014-12-19 08:57:00 STLToday.com
Missouri man among those granted clemency2014-12-19 08:56:52 kmov.com
Alton man gets 32 years for sexually attacking girl2014-12-19 08:43:33 kmov.com
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Man gets 32 years for sexually attacking girl2014-12-19 08:35:00 BND.com
An Alton man has been ordered to spend more than three decades in prison for sexually assaulting a girl.Read Full Story ...
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James Holmes' parents plead against death penalty in theater shootings2014-12-19 08:26:00 STLToday.com
7 am news
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8 children killed, mother stabbed, in Australia2014-12-19 07:37:00 STLToday.com
Missouri law limiting cost of anti-cancer pills starts Jan. 12014-12-19 07:30:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis officers shoot at man with gun2014-12-19 07:30:00 BND.com
A man is in custody after allegedly flourishing a gun at St. Louis police officers, who then shot at the suspect.Read Full Story ...
UMSL student alleges she was raped2014-12-19 07:25:00 BND.com
An investigation is underway after a student at the University of Missouri-St. Louis told police she was raped on campus.Read Full Story ...
At home: Travel show hosts bring treasures, Christmas to their home2014-12-19 07:14:00 STLToday.com
Home confinement ordered for ex-pharmacy officials2014-12-19 07:10:00 BND.com
A federal judge on Friday ordered home confinement and GPS monitoring for two former officials with a now-defunct Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak…Read Full Story ...
6 am news
Prosecutor: Chicago inmate attacks attorney2014-12-19 06:55:00 BND.com
Authorities have charged a Cook County inmate who they say stabbed his assistant public defender with a makeshift knife during a jailhouse visit.Read Full Story ...
Rockford man pleads guilty in beating death2014-12-19 06:55:00 BND.com
A Rockford man has pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the beating death of a 75-year-old woman.Read Full Story ...
Brookfield Zoo welcomes 2nd dolphin calf in 5 days2014-12-19 06:55:00 BND.com
The Brookfield Zoo is welcoming the second bottlenose dolphin born in the western Chicago suburb in five days.Read Full Story ...
St. Charles students expelled after computer hack2014-12-19 06:55:00 BND.com
St. Charles school officials have expelled two high school students who they say shut down the district's computer network.Read Full Story ...
Prosecutor named in Kansas City councilman's case2014-12-19 06:40:00 BND.com
Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd has been appointed special prosecutor to consider the case against Kansas City Councilman Michael Brooks.Read Full Story ...
Missouri Secretary of State cuts his own budget2014-12-19 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Gold coins, sure, but gold tooth in KC kettle is a first2014-12-19 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Police: Facebook friend request leads to Florida woman, 72, getting slapped2014-12-19 06:24:00 STLToday.com
EXCHANGE: Chaos adds realism to nursing program2014-12-19 06:20:00 BND.com
The "hospital room" was full of Illinois Wesleyan University nursing students attempting to deal with a teenager who had overdosed on pills and liquor, his upset ex-girlfriend and his angry…Read Full Story ...
Westbound I-270 backed up after fatal wreck2014-12-19 06:00:00 STLToday.com
Westbound I-270 backed up after fatal crash2014-12-19 06:00:00 STLToday.com
Harris-Stowe seeks to excel in science, math, but numbers are lagging2014-12-19 06:00:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
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Gold tooth dropped in Missouri donation kettle2014-12-19 05:25:00 BND.com
A Salvation Army spokesman says someone has dropped a gold tooth into a holiday collection kettle.Read Full Story ...
Missouri man sentenced in child sex case2014-12-19 05:20:00 BND.com
A Missouri man who posted an online advertisement soliciting a woman to help him sexually assault an 11-year-old relative has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.Read Full Story ...
Baby penguins hatched at Kansas City Zoo2014-12-19 05:15:00 BND.com
The Kansas City Zoo is celebrating the birth of two baby penguins.Read Full Story ...
Fatal accident closes lanes of I-270 in North County2014-12-19 05:14:35 kmov.com
4 am news
New trial possible in shaken baby case2014-12-19 04:05:00 BND.com
A St. Louis-area woman accused in the shaking death of a 13-month-old girl may get a new trial date.Read Full Story ...
Missouri secretary of state touts smaller budget2014-12-19 04:05:00 BND.com
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander says he is reducing the amount of state tax revenue needed for his office.Read Full Story ...
Stephens gives scholarship to homeless student2014-12-19 04:05:00 BND.com
A homeless 14-year-old whose story was featured on NBC's "Today" show will receive a full scholarship from a central Missouri women's college.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
Make-A-Wish puts Washington teen on Chicago stage2014-12-19 03:15:00 BND.com
An 18-year-old girl from Washington state is getting the chance to live one of her dreams by acting in a production of "A Christmas Carol."Read Full Story ...
Chicago man charged in downtown bank robbery2014-12-19 03:15:00 BND.com
A Chicago man suspected in two bank robberies is facing federal charges in one of the alleged heists.Read Full Story ...
Shriners, University of Illinois sign agreement2014-12-19 03:15:00 BND.com
The Chicago Shriners Hospital and the University of Illinois health system have signed an affiliation agreement.Read Full Story ...
Report analyzes Nov. 4 election in Cook County2014-12-19 03:10:00 BND.com
Cook County Clerk David Orr's review of the Nov. 4 election shows a 69 percent increase in early voting and increased younger-voter participation.Read Full Story ...
Illinois college extends president's contract2014-12-19 03:10:00 BND.com
Southwestern Illinois College's governing board has extended the contract of the school's president and signed off on a nearly million-dollar contract toward design of a new early childhood center.Read Full Story ...
Loyola New Orleans planning transfer agreements2014-12-19 03:05:00 BND.com
Loyola University of New Orleans has a new transfer agreement with a local college and is working on similar agreements with colleges in Illinois, Texas and Florida.Read Full Story ...
Feds: Chicago travel agent bilked pilgrims2014-12-19 03:05:00 BND.com
A Chicago travel agent is accused of cheating more than 50 Muslim pilgrims by selling them package trips to Mecca without the required Saudi Arabian visas.Read Full Story ...
12 am news
Harris-Stowe's seeks to excel in STEM fields2014-12-19 00:15:00 STLToday.com
McClellan: Grease pirates get a reprieve2014-12-19 00:15:00 STLToday.com
GM pickups drive suppliers to add jobs, facilities2014-12-19 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Harris-Stowe seeks to excel in STEM fields2014-12-19 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Reaction from towns sued today2014-12-19 00:00:00 STLToday.com
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