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Boy, 11, critically injured after being struck by vehicle in St. Louis

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 12:20:00 STLToday.com
Driver told police she saw fireworks being discharged and then the boy darted in front of her vehicle, police said. Read Full Story ...

Next step in UberX campaign: collecting letters

lthorsen@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 12:11:00 STLToday.com
Taxi commission not accepting comments by email  Read Full Story ...

Higher education becoming a political issue

2015-07-06 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
A few columns ago I predicted that higher education was to become a political issue in the upcoming presidential campaign and the facts have confirmed my suspicions. We have already heard some discuss Read Full Story ...

7 shows for your radar this week (July 6-13)

gpennington@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Documentaries and a 'mockumentary' are highlights of the week. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



St. Louis man struck by two hit-and-run vehicles has died

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 11:30:00 STLToday.com
Bapi Gupta, 50, was struck by two vehicles in St. Louis about 2:30 a.m. June 28. Read Full Story ...

Portion of Kingshighway closed for bridge replacement

2015-07-06 11:30:00 STLToday.com
Separately, work begins this week on two bridges over I-270 in north St. Louis County Read Full Story ...

Washington U. professor swimming for Ferguson

jholleman@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 11:15:00 STLToday.com
Henry Biggs hopes to raise $100,000 for education endowment Read Full Story ...

LOCAL PA State budget process

JohnCole@cagleblog.com (John Cole)
2015-07-06 11:06:54 CagleCartoons

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10 am news



SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start Centers Achieve Gold Circle of Quality Designations

2015-07-06 10:49:00 SIUE.edu

Ms. G. Lynnie Bailey, program director, SIUE Head Start/Early Head StartSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Head Start/Early Head Start Belleville, Bluffview, Cahokia and Lovejoy Centers have received Gold Circle of Quality designations from ExceleRate Illinois. The designation celebrates early learning providers who meet or go beyond the highest quality of early childhood education standards.

ExceleRate Illinois is a statewide quality rating and improvement system for early learning and development providers. The Gold Circle of Quality is the most prestigious level of recognition and assesses programs’ learning environments, quality of teaching, administrative standards, staff’s educational background and continued professional development.

“Providing and then acknowledging quality early childhood education opportunities promotes our program’s vision for all children, regardless of zip codes, to be prepared to succeed in school,” said Ms. G. Lynnie Bailey, SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director. 

“Every early learning and development provider who participates in ExceleRate Illinois makes quality a priority,” said Theresa Hawley, Executive Director, Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development. “The higher the designation, the higher the program’s demonstrated quality and comprehensiveness in meeting children’s early learning needs.”

ExceleRate Illinois is a comprehensive system that includes Licensed Child Care Centers, Preschool-for-All and Center-Based Prevention Initiative Programs, Head Start and Early Head Start Programs and Licensed Family and Group Care Homes.

Photo: Ms. G. Lynnie Bailey, program director, SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start.

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Man convicted in 6 Illinois deaths seeks new Missouri venue

2015-07-06 10:44:00 STLToday.com
Nicholas Sheley is charged in the murders of an Arkansas couple found outside a Festus motel in 2008.   Read Full Story ...

Man convicted in 6 Illinois deaths seeks to move trial in Missouri case

2015-07-06 10:44:00 STLToday.com
Nicholas Sheley is charged in the murders of an Arkansas couple found outside a Festus motel in 2008.   Read Full Story ...

Roadwork means delays on Interstate 44 bridge over the Meramec

lthorsen@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 10:26:00 STLToday.com
MoDOT suggests taking another route to avoid congestion during morning rush, especially in about a month when crews reach the lane that exits to northbound and southbound Interstate 270 Read Full Story ...

Phil Sowa to step down as SLU Hospital CEO after sale is complete

sliss@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 10:19:00 STLToday.com
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Sowa to step down as SLU Hospital CEO after sale

sliss@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 10:19:00 STLToday.com
He's led the academic medical center since 2011 Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Greece Black Hole

ArendVanDam@cagleblog.com (Arend Van Dam)
2015-07-06 09:35:32 CagleCartoons

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Greek don't pay tax

ArendVanDam@cagleblog.com (Arend Van Dam)
2015-07-06 09:34:26 CagleCartoons

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Former Pine Lawn mayor to be sentenced Monday

rpatrick@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Sylvester Caldwell could face 27 to 33 months in prison for extorting and trying to extort money from business owners. Read Full Story ...

Sanders and Clinton

JohnCole@cagleblog.com (John Cole)
2015-07-06 09:28:59 CagleCartoons

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Tsipras OXI vampires

RainerHachfeld@cagleblog.com (Rainer Hachfeld)
2015-07-06 09:19:28 CagleCartoons

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8 am news



Greek bill

TomJanssen@cagleblog.com (Tom Janssen)
2015-07-06 08:57:25 CagleCartoons

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Flash-flood watch starting Monday evening for St. Louis region

jbogan@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 08:30:00 STLToday.com
The cold front will cause temperatures to fall into the 70s.  Read Full Story ...

Sikeston man, 70, accused of beating brother with hammer

2015-07-06 08:21:00 STLToday.com
Jerry Savat told deputies he "lost it" during an argument with his brother.  Read Full Story ...

Clown Car

RandallEnos@cagleblog.com (Randall Enos)
2015-07-06 08:12:13 CagleCartoons

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7 am news



THE LAST SIRTAKI

MarianKemensky@cagleblog.com (Marian Kemensky)
2015-07-06 07:45:33 CagleCartoons

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FÜHRER TSIPRAS

MarianKemensky@cagleblog.com (Marian Kemensky)
2015-07-06 07:41:44 CagleCartoons

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A Bible, baseballs and a cell phone: It's back to the future for Missouri's new time capsule

2015-07-06 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Will be opened in 2115. Read Full Story ...

Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy ruptures ankle ligament playing soccer

2015-07-06 07:30:00 STLToday.com
The world's top-ranked golfer announced his injury through an Instagram post.  Read Full Story ...

A Bible, baseballs and a cellphone: It's back to the future for Missouri's new time capsule

2015-07-06 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Will be opened in 2115. Read Full Story ...

South Carolina lawmakers return for Confederate flag debate

2015-07-06 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Any proposal to remove the flag will require a two-thirds majority in both the state senate and house.  Read Full Story ...

Girls Gone Wild

MiltPriggee@cagleblog.com (Milt Priggee)
2015-07-06 07:25:22 CagleCartoons

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6 am news



Oreos get thin, going for 'sophisticated' air

2015-07-06 06:54:00 STLToday.com
They're not meant to be twisted or dunked Read Full Story ...

Missouri man dies after being rear-ended on I-70

jbogan@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 06:45:00 STLToday.com
Victim was having vehicle trouble at the time.  Read Full Story ...

Missouri man dies after being rear-ended on I-70 in Boone County

jbogan@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 06:45:00 STLToday.com
Victim was having vehicle trouble at the time.  Read Full Story ...

Political Discourse

PavelConstantin@cagleblog.com (Pavel Constantin)
2015-07-06 06:19:21 CagleCartoons

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4 am news



I am not Tsipras

ChristoKomarnitski@cagleblog.com (Christo Komarnitski)
2015-07-06 04:26:35 CagleCartoons

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1 am news



Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly

2015-07-06 01:45:00 STLToday.com
CALAIS, Maine  ?  A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. Read Full Story ...

More questions than answers in intern investigation at Mo. Capitol

astuckey@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 01:00:00 STLToday.com
In March, two interns ? one male and one female ? abruptly left a Democratic senator's office. Read Full Story ...

12 am news



Holliday aims to play in All-Star Game

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 00:20:00 STLToday.com
Left fielder will return to Cardinals? lineup soon ? probably for this week's series in Pittsburgh. He's 'extremely grateful' to join Jhonny Peralta as an All-Star starter. Read Full Story ...

Feeling stressed St. Louis? A new initiative is here to help

Nancy.Cambria@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-06 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Alive and Well STL zeroes in the connection between toxic stress and poor health. Read Full Story ...

Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80

2015-07-06 00:15:00 STLToday.com
PORTLAND, Maine ? The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt's Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was 80. Read Full Story ...

World Cup hat trick for U.S. women

2015-07-06 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Lloyd scores three goals as the U.S. wins its third championship by routing Japan 5-2. Read Full Story ...

Portion of Kingshighway closes Monday for bridge replacement

2015-07-06 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Separately, work begins this week on two bridges over I-270 in north St. Louis County Read Full Story ...

Portion of Kingshighway closes today for bridge replacement

2015-07-06 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Separately, work begins this week on two bridges over I-270 in north St. Louis County Read Full Story ...

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