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Adult Redeploy conference in Bloomington

2014-04-25 04:32:00 BND.com

A conference devoted to a prison diversion program continues in Bloomington.

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1 person dead following collision with street sweeper

2014-04-25 04:19:50 kmov.com
Missouri Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck in north St. Louis County early Friday morning. Read Full Story ...

EXCHANGE: E-Cigarette shop opens in Danville

2014-04-25 04:02:00 BND.com

LaToya Johnson, a non-smoker, wandered into Vapors, curious about its electronic cigarettes.

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Cardinal George to hold Mass to mark canonization

2014-04-25 04:02:00 BND.com

Chicago's Cardinal Francis George plans to celebrate a special Mass in honor of the canonization of two well-loved popes, John Paul II and John XXIII.

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New solar farm operating in western Missouri

2014-04-25 04:02:00 BND.com

A nearly 13-acre solar energy farm capable of converting sunlight into enough energy to power about 415 homes is being dedicated in western Missouri after operating nearly two months.

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Missouri man to lead Grand Island college campus

2014-04-25 04:02:00 BND.com

A Missouri educator has been named the Grand Island campus president for Central Community College in Nebraska.

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Bus tour to boost minimum wage comes to St. Louis

2014-04-25 04:02:00 BND.com

An activist-led bus tour designed to boost support for a significant increase in the U.S. minimum wage is heading to St. Louis.

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House approves Missouri motorcycle legislation

2014-04-25 04:02:00 BND.com

The Missouri House has approved legislation lifting the state's motorcycle helmet mandate for riders 21 and older.

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Hearings delayed on Ameren rate challenges

2014-04-25 04:02:00 BND.com

Missouri utility regulators have pushed back a pair of hearings on cases challenging the electricity rates charged by Ameren Missouri.

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Missouri Senate passes preschool rating bill

2014-04-25 04:02:00 BND.com

The Missouri Senate has approved a measure that could pave the way for private, nonprofit groups to develop a preschool rating system.

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3 am news



NATO protesters to be sentence in Chicago

2014-04-25 03:47:00 BND.com

A judge will decide whether to heed prosecutors' request that three protesters accused of plotting Molotov cocktail attacks at a 2012 NATO summit in Chicago serve more than a decade…

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177 Illinois schools honored for improvement

2014-04-25 03:07:00 BND.com

Around 180 schools across the state are being honored for academic improvement.

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Champaign group planning to build mini-homes

2014-04-25 03:07:00 BND.com

A Champaign group wants to build a pair of very small homes for poor local residents on two vacant city-owned lots that aren't large enough for a traditional house.

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Man convicted of battery woman who later recanted

2014-04-25 03:03:00 BND.com

A southwestern Illinois man faces up to seven years in prison after being convicted of battering a woman who later recanted her claims he attacked her with a bar stool.

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Group lists clergy ready to perform gay marriages

2014-04-25 03:03:00 BND.com

An advocacy group has put together a list of Illinois religious clergy who are ready to perform same-sex marriages.

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2 accused of Illinois motel attack on teenage girl

2014-04-25 03:03:00 BND.com

Two people are accused in southwestern Illinois of sexually assaulting a teenage girl authorities say was lured to a hotel and plied with drugs and alcohol.

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HUD: Aurora officials to build affordable housing

2014-04-25 03:03:00 BND.com

Aurora officials have agreed to develop 100 units of affordable housing to settle a federal discrimination finding.

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12 am news



Two years later, family losing hope police can solve Berkeley woman's murder

2014-04-25 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Police have DNA but no match and no fresh leads in the April 25, 2012, beating of Patti Ann Harvill, 61. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Tracking a journey from Poor House to Potters Field to final resting place

2014-04-25 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Great-grandson of Swiss immigrants wonders about their whereabouts. Read Full Story ...

Girl power on display at world robotics competition

2014-04-25 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Though still a minority, girls are increasingly becoming more involved in an event that centers around science and engineering. Read Full Story ...

Fairview Heights is making progress in redeveloping old retail sites

2014-04-25 00:00:00 STLToday.com
New retailers are starting to replace those that failed during the recent recession. Read Full Story ...

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