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3 pm news

Wisconsin man ejected from football game sends police 240 doughnuts

2015-11-24 15:43:00
Doughnuts are good, he said, but coconut doughnuts are not so good, and that's what he sent.  Read Full Story ...

Moody's warns budget gap, pensions could push Illinois credit rating lower

2015-11-24 15:29:00
State's $105 billion unfunded pension liability is its primary credit challenge Read Full Story ...

2 pm news

Autopsy shows man who exchanged shots with Normandy police was wounded only by himself
2015-11-24 14:45:00
Amonderez Green, 18, had only one wound: a self-inflicted gunshot beneath his chin, post-mortem exam showed. Read Full Story ...

Historian makes Route 66 appeal
2015-11-24 14:10:00
The Miles of Possibility: Edwardsville Route 66 conference was an overwhelming success, but Historic Preservation Commission associate member Cindy Reinhardt told the Edwardsville City Council Tuesday Read Full Story ...

Mizzou's Odom aims to become a head coach
2015-11-24 14:05:00
Defensive coordinator figures to have options to make that dream come true sooner than later, perhaps at his current employer. Read Full Story ...

Powell to speak at inaugural dinner
2015-11-24 14:00:00
General Colin L. Powell will be the guest speaker and launch the Mannie Jackson Center For the Humanities' speaker series during the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation (MJCHF) inaugur Read Full Story ...

Stastny, coaches pleased with center's first game back
2015-11-24 14:00:00
Allen will start in goal against Penguins on Wednesday Read Full Story ...

1 pm news

Man charged in death of Missouri trooper who crashed during chase

2015-11-24 13:15:00
Trooper crashed while trying to stop speeding motorcyclist. Read Full Story ...

Missouri Supreme Court throws out Reginald Clemons murder conviction
2015-11-24 13:08:00
He had been sentenced to death for a 1991 double-murder on the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge Read Full Story ...

Physical therapists cover all ages, schools
2015-11-24 13:05:00
Sally Lakatos has a very unique and important job within Edwardsville District 7 schools, but most students and even parents probably don't know who she is or the important role she plays in a selecti Read Full Story ...

Guns at the zoo? St. Louis judge hears arguments
2015-11-24 13:05:00
Zoo wants judge to ban on open carry of guns permanent. Read Full Story ...

Black Friday begins on Wednesday at Saks Fifth Avenue

2015-11-24 13:03:00
Saks Fifth Avenue stores will be closed on Thanksgiving; Saks Off Fifth stores will be open Read Full Story ...

Major Case Squad disbands in hunt for killer at Hazelwood car wash
2015-11-24 13:00:00
Police believe Paul Suntra, 44, had fought with a man who swiped a bag of papers from his mother's car. Read Full Story ...

Stephenson House plans holiday tours
2015-11-24 13:00:00
The Stephenson House will be conducting the annual Christmas Candlelight Tours on Nov. 27 and 28 from 6 p.m. to  9 p.m. The house will not be open during the day during on those days or on Sunday, Nov Read Full Story ...

Search for Hazelwood killer continues as Major Case Squad turns leaves investigation
2015-11-24 13:00:00
Police believe Paul Suntra, 44, had fought with a man who swiped a bag of papers from his mother's car. Read Full Story ...

Man charged in death of Missouri trooper during chase

2015-11-24 13:00:00
MEXICO, Mo.    ?   A 20-year-old Mexico, Mo., man is facing several charges in the death of a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

St. Louis will be hoppin' through the holidays

2015-11-24 12:05:00
It's the holiday season. And that means holiday happenings. A number of performances are scheduled around the St. Louis area in December. Here's a look: Read Full Story ...

Three programs planned at Centennial Library

2015-11-24 12:00:00
Three programs have been planned at the Glen Carbon Centennial Library and two of them involve food. Read Full Story ...

11 am news

'Oh my God, you are such a weasel!' and other things pols say to each other behind the scenes
2015-11-24 11:00:00
Recorded conversation between two Missouri gubernatorial candidates pulls back the curtain. Read Full Story ...

10 am news

GM may outsource some Wentzville van production as pickup orders soar
2015-11-24 10:58:00
Sales of the pickups have exceeded analysts' expectations.  Read Full Story ...

GM reportedly may outsource some Wentzville van output as pickup orders soar
2015-11-24 10:58:00
Sales of the pickups have exceeded analysts' expectations Read Full Story ...

GM may outsource some Wentzville van output as pickup orders soar
2015-11-24 10:58:00
Sales of the pickups have exceeded analysts' expectations Read Full Story ...

Ramp from Poplar Street Bridge to southbound I-55 closed after crash

2015-11-24 10:56:00
The crash was reported shortly after 10:30 a.m. Read Full Story ...

The fight against ISIS (Christo Komarnitski)
2015-11-24 10:51:45 CagleCartoons

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Former P-D editor heading up legal publications
2015-11-24 10:45:00
Fred Ehrlich named editor of Missouri Lawyers Media Read Full Story ...

Authorities identify man slain in University City

2015-11-24 10:45:00
The victim is Devyn Brown, 20, of north St. Louis County. Read Full Story ...

Chicago cop charged with murder in killing of black teen

2015-11-24 10:30:00
The expected indictment comes a day before a judge's deadline for the city to release the squad-car video of the shooting.  Read Full Story ...

MLK Bridge set to open week of Dec. 21
2015-11-24 10:15:00
Bridge has been closed since July 20 as crews complete a $15.9 million construction project  Read Full Story ...

The Fear of War Refugees (RJ Matson)
2015-11-24 10:13:11 CagleCartoons

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U.S. Attorney Wigginton resigning to join Armstrong Teasdale

2015-11-24 10:00:00
Wigginton will join the law firm's headquarters office in Clayton. Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Fear of Refugees (Adam Zyglis)
2015-11-24 09:57:34 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis lawyer claiming baby-stealing ring wants client's adoption thrown out

2015-11-24 09:45:00
Records show that Zella Jackson Price did not deliver her child at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in 1965, as she has claimed.  Read Full Story ...

Hannibal hotel closes after Legionnaires' bacteria found

2015-11-24 09:45:00
The Best Western closed last week after samples taken tested positive.  Read Full Story ...

Hysteria (Joe Heller)
2015-11-24 09:36:05 CagleCartoons

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Source: Chicago cop expected to be charged in teen's death

2015-11-24 09:26:00
The expected indictment comes a day before a judge's deadline for the city to release the squad-car video of the shooting.  Read Full Story ...

Russia confirms its jet was shot down near Turkish border

2015-11-24 09:25:00
Russian President Vladimir Putin called Turkey's action a "stab in the back by the terrorists' accomplices" and warned of "significant consequences,"  Read Full Story ...

Colin Powell to Visit SIUE Campus March 31

2015-11-24 09:20:00

powell-colinGeneral Colin L. Powell, one of the most respected leaders in American history, will appear at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Meridian Ballroom March 31, 2016, to launch a speaker series for the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities (MJCHF) in Edwardsville.

Powell will be the guest speaker at the MJCHF’s inaugural dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Center will open Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015.

“We are very pleased to be able to announce Gen. Colin Powell as our first national speaker,” said MJCHF president and director Mannie Jackson. “Gen. Powell will launch the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities as a place where important conversation is held regarding critical issues facing our country. He has made a lifetime commitment to public service and instituting freedom throughout the world.”

Powell was appointed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff by President George H.W. Bush in 1989 and secretary of state under President George W. Bush in 2000.

Powell’s numerous awards include two Presidential Medals of Freedom. He is the author of the best-selling autobiography, “My American Journey.” His second book, “It Worked for Me,” was an instant New York Times best seller. Through his works, he reveals the lessons that shaped his life and career.

Tickets to the inaugural dinner are $200 per person. The 200 tickets available will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be purchased online at

About The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities

The MJCHF is a 501(c)(3) organization, which supports the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities, a division of Lewis and Clark Community College. The Center was created to bring together diverse audiences and humanities programming through lectures, readings, dialogues, public engagement opportunities and educational activities. For more information, visit or call (618) 655-2881.

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SIUE?s Hospice Volunteer Initiative Celebrates and Comforts

2015-11-24 09:06:00

The Hospice Volunteer Initiative, a student organization at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, is demonstrating heartwarming volunteerism by helping hospice providers celebrate and comfort clients. The group began in 2013 as a class project, but has expanded into a campuswide organization. Now its mission is spreading to other college campuses.

The Edwardsville Intelligencer highlighted the group's compassionate efforts in an article posted Monday.

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8 am news

Regulation of cow methane (Gatis Sluka)
2015-11-24 08:27:24 CagleCartoons

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the takeover (Rainer Hachfeld)
2015-11-24 08:16:38 CagleCartoons

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U of Illinois hikes aid, drops scores for in-state students

2015-11-24 08:00:00
The school's strategy followed pressure from lawmakers, university trustees and parents to enroll more in-state students. Read Full Story ...

7 am news

Special Request: Cumin is surprise in Bottleworks' Butternut Squash Bisque

2015-11-24 07:30:00
The natural sweetness of the Jefferson County-raised butternut squash is tempered with soy sauce and savory spices. Read Full Story ...

6 am news

afraid of terror (Arend Van Dam)
2015-11-24 06:09:48 CagleCartoons

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5 am news

Refugees go to Europe! (Christo Komarnitski)
2015-11-24 05:41:46 CagleCartoons

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Tipsheet: Miles' firing will have domino effect
2015-11-24 05:32:00
LSU getting ready to pay off Les Miles and his staff, setting the stage to make a big hire ? and trigger a series of related coaching changes. Read Full Story ...

PARADISE (Marian Kemensky)
2015-11-24 05:27:05 CagleCartoons

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St. Louisan's mysteries to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4
2015-11-24 05:00:00
Qiu Xiaolong adapted two of the dramas from his novels Read Full Story ...

3 am news

Maryland Heights lieutenant shot on duty says police work is his daughter's calling, too
2015-11-24 03:15:00
Maryland Heights Police Lt. Joe Eagan will watch his daughter, Creve Coeur officer Kirsten Ellerbusch, box in a Backstoppers fundraiser. Read Full Story ...

2 am news

Serious political backlash (Pavel Constantin)
2015-11-24 02:39:45 CagleCartoons

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12 am news

Fisher unaware of Keenum's concussion until after game
2015-11-24 00:45:00
Coach said a glitch in the concussion protocol system resulted in quarterback remaining on the field for the Rams? final two offensive plays. Read Full Story ...

Angela Merkel first ten years (Petar Pismestrovic)
2015-11-24 00:22:24 CagleCartoons

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