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9 am news

Galesburg teachers end strike after contract deal

2014-08-28 09:44:00 BND.com

Galesburg teachers have ended a two-week strike after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the board of education.

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U of I plans to boost cell reception at stadium

2014-08-28 09:44:00 BND.com

University of Illinois officials plan to make it easier for sports fans to use cellphones at Memorial Stadium.

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Southeast Missouri police chief dies

2014-08-28 09:39:00 BND.com

The police chief in the southeast Missouri town of Leadwood has died.

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Ozark Fire push for same-sex benefits stopped

2014-08-28 09:14:00 BND.com

A southwest Missouri fire department that was considering extending benefits to an employee who is in a same-sex marriage has been told the state's Constitution won't allow it.

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Six Flags unveils plans for new ride

2014-08-28 09:05:40 kmov.com
The new ride will be called Justice League: Battle for Metropolis and will involve guests teaming up to save Metropolis from some of comic?s greatest villains. Read Full Story ...

8 am news



Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name

2014-08-28 08:58:00 BND.com

The well-known Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que restaurant is changing its name to reflect that it has no ties to Oklahoma.

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Person of interest in custody after death of young child in central Missouri

2014-08-28 08:45:09 kmov.com
A person of interest is in custody following the death of a young child, according to authorities. Read Full Story ...

Storm hits Ferguson, other parts of St. Louis area

2014-08-28 08:19:00 BND.com

The St. Louis region is cleaning up for a thunderstorm that caused widespread damage, including to parts of Ferguson, the town still hurting in the wake of the fatal shooting…

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7 am news



Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie get married, spokesman says

2014-08-28 07:38:00 STLToday.com
NEW YORK   ?  Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, says a spokesman for the couple . Read Full Story ...

Chicago schools getting $10M for Safe Passage

2014-08-28 07:29:00 BND.com

The state of Illinois is giving Chicago Public Schools $10 million to expand a program that provides safe routes to classes for thousands of students.

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Chief: 'Cops' program leaves Springfield early

2014-08-28 07:13:00 BND.com

Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams says the television show "Cops" has ended filming in Springfield early after one of the program's employees was shot to death in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Chief: 'Cops' program leaves Missouri city early

2014-08-28 07:12:00 STLToday.com
The crew stopped filming in Springfield, Mo., after a shooting left a crew member dead in Nebraska.  Read Full Story ...

Enrollment rises at Southeast Missouri State

2014-08-28 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Fall semester enrollment is up 2 percent from a year ago.  Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Kansas City to expand bike sharing project

2014-08-28 06:59:00 BND.com

A program that allows people to rent bicycles is expanding in Kansas City.

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Downtown traffic lights not working following early morning accident

2014-08-28 06:57:51 kmov.com
A traffic light box was damaged in an early morning accident in downtown St. Louis Thursday. Read Full Story ...

How would ISP have responded to situation in Ferguson

2014-08-28 06:29:32 kmov.com
News 4 spoke with an Illinois State Police spokesperson and questioned whether the response to what happened in Ferguson would have been the same if it happened somewhere else. Read Full Story ...

Illinois women charged with cooking meth in church

2014-08-28 06:24:00 BND.com

Southern Illinois authorities have charged two women with cooking methamphetamine in a rural Hillsboro church.

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McGraw Live: Paul Ryan & Board Meeting

2014-08-28 06:00:00 STLToday.com
We team with McGraw Milhaven to bring you the hottest topics of the day, live. Watch now! Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Nixon to announce new resources for recovering businesses in Ferguson

2014-08-28 05:51:17 kmov.com
Gov. Jay Nixon and Treasurer Clint Zweifel will be in the St. Louis area Thursday to announce new resources available to businesses following the rioting and looting throughout Ferguson. Read Full Story ...

Coroner: Illinois woman hit in police chase dies

2014-08-28 05:03:00 BND.com

Winnebago County authorities say a woman has died after being struck by a vehicle fleeing from police last week.

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4 am news



Illinois hospital opens $1 million garden

2014-08-28 04:53:00 BND.com

Children's Hospital of Illinois is opening a $1 million rooftop garden for families of patients in pediatric critical care.

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Missouri dairy farmers urge veto override

2014-08-28 04:04:00 BND.com

Missouri dairy farmers are urging lawmakers to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of legislation authorizing financial incentives for their industry.

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EXCHANGE: Decatur bench presser tops 500 pounds

2014-08-28 04:04:00 BND.com

When Sylvester Stallone's character is asked to explain his battle philosophy in "Rambo: First Blood Part II," he replies: "To survive a war, you gotta become war."

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KC executive charged with child porn, enticement

2014-08-28 04:04:00 BND.com

A federal grand jury has indicted a Kansas City corporate executive on charges of child pornography and trying to entice a minor over the Internet for sex.

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3 am news



Mom of Bali murder suspect opens fundraising site

2014-08-28 03:19:00 BND.com

The mother of a man allegedly involved in the death in Indonesia of his girlfriend's mother has created an online fundraising page to raise money to pay for a lawyer.

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14 Chicago-area suspects face federal gun charges

2014-08-28 03:19:00 BND.com

Authorities have charged 14 people in the Chicago area on federal gun charges and seized about 100 guns.

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Cahokia Mounds plans Indian culture weekend

2014-08-28 03:04:00 BND.com

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville is offering a chance to explore Native American culture next month.

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Woman sentenced for conning elderly man of $95,000

2014-08-28 03:04:00 BND.com

A Chicago-area woman is going to prison for conning an elderly man out of $95,000 by pretending to have cancer.

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Quinn, Rauner to speak to Chicago group

2014-08-28 03:03:00 BND.com

The candidates for Illinois governor are set to address a nonprofit group that addresses Chicago area growth.

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2 am news



Classic cars making stops to tout Indiana festival

2014-08-28 02:59:00 BND.com

Dozens of classic car owners are driving around Indiana to promote the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival near Fort Wayne this weekend.

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Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

2014-08-28 02:33:00 BND.com

Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven't decided to keep their kids from putting on a helmet and stepping onto the field.

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12 am news



Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

2014-08-28 00:24:00 BND.com

Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke.

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Bills for extra law enforcement for Ferguson coming due

2014-08-28 00:20:00 STLToday.com
Costs for policing, cleanup and recovery runs into the millions. Read Full Story ...

Granite City man with ALS fights for breath to say thanks

2014-08-28 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Don Stewart needs an oxygen machine to breathe, but he did without it for 50 seconds. He had to tell everyone thank you for dousing themselves with icy water in the name of the disease slowly … Read Full Story ...

SLU law professors urge action over Michael Brown killing

2014-08-28 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Professors told students they have an opportunity to get involved.  Read Full Story ...

Gauen: How many communities skirted an eruption like Ferguson's?

2014-08-28 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Old Collinsville incident illustrates that other towns may have come close to what happened in the beleaguered St. Louis suburb. Read Full Story ...

Ferguson enters campaign conversations in county executive race

2014-08-28 00:15:00 STLToday.com
GOP says Prosecutor Robert McCulloch could become an albatross for Democrat Steve Stenger.  Read Full Story ...

Wainwright optimistic despite losing again

2014-08-28 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Pitcher keeps Cards in game Wednesday and feels he?s emerging from ?dead arm? phase. Read Full Story ...

Nixon names former St. Louis police chief to head department of public safety

2014-08-28 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Isom replaced Jerry Lee, who had led the Missouri Department of Public Safety since 2011. Read Full Story ...

Groups seek a response to Ferguson that lasts

2014-08-28 00:00:00 STLToday.com
A storefront site for social activism opened Wednesday at the scene of unrest over the shooting of Michael Brown. Read Full Story ...

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