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9 pm news

Residents pack Ferguson meeting, but no one is there to accept recall petition

sdeere@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 21:50:00 STLToday.com
The possibility that Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III will face a recall election prompted residents to pack the City Council chambers Tuesday night. Read Full Story ...

Residents pack Ferguson meeting over possibility of mayor's recall

sdeere@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 21:50:00 STLToday.com
The possibility that Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III will face a recall election prompted residents to pack the City Council chambers Tuesday night. Read Full Story ...

Clayton, St. Louis County say road dispute moving toward resolution

sgiegerich@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 21:00:00 STLToday.com
Measure for county to take control of portions of downtown Clayton streets moves forward.  Read Full Story ...

8 pm news



Springer Heads South to Excellence

pmehta@alestlelive.com(PMehta)
2015-05-26 20:30:00 alestlelive.com
Department of English Language and Literature professor Carl Springer is leaving the university to be the SunTrust Chair of Excellence in Humanities at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, begi Read Full Story ...

Furst-Bowe chooses to weather the storm of SIUE's financial crisis

pmehta@alestlelive.com(PMehta)
2015-05-26 20:30:00 alestlelive.com
At a recent meeting with the university?s board of trustees, Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe?s contract was extended to 2017. Furst-Bowe?s salary will be increased from $287,136 to $302,500 for the follow Read Full Story ...

6 pm news



Banding peregrine falcons is a contact sport

2015-05-26 18:30:00 STLToday.com
Sheri Palmer has been watching over peregrine falcons at Washington University for years. On Tuesday, the World Bird Sanctuary tagged a new generation. Read Full Story ...

Dennis Corley, former St. Charles police chief, dies

mschlinkmann@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 18:03:00 STLToday.com
ST. CHARLES   ?   Dennis Corley, who served as St. Charles' police chief from 2007 to 2012, died on Monday, said his current boss. Read Full Story ...

Impact of Charter deals on St. Louis workforce unclear

jgallagher@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 18:00:00 STLToday.com
Cable giant to get bigger by buying Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Gonzales will miss three weeks with impingement

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:10:00 STLToday.com
Young lefty has soreness and inflammation in shoulder. Also: Grichuk starts in center tonight, Garcia makes home debut.  Read Full Story ...

Defense helps put Garcia in a bind, Cards in a deficit

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:10:00 STLToday.com
Tomas' double puts D-Backs ahead, 2-0. Also: Gonzales has soreness and inflammation in shoulder, will miss at least three weeks. Read Full Story ...

Holliday ties Pujols as Cards pull ahead of Arizona

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:10:00 STLToday.com
Peralta's two-run double leads to 4-3 game. Also: Gonzales has soreness and inflammation in shoulder, will miss at least three weeks. Read Full Story ...

Grichuk slugs, lashes Cards to 6-4 lead

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:10:00 STLToday.com
Holliday ties Pujols' club record for reaching base to start season. Also: Gonzales has impingement in shoulder, will miss at least three weeks. Read Full Story ...

Adams leaves game with apparent leg injury

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:10:00 STLToday.com
Holliday ties Pujols' club record for reaching base to start season. Also: Gonzales has impingement in shoulder, will miss at least three weeks. Read Full Story ...

Adams leaves game with strained quadriceps

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:10:00 STLToday.com
Holliday ties Pujols' club record for reaching base to start season. Also: Gonzales has impingement in shoulder, will miss at least three weeks. Read Full Story ...

Garcia offers quality as Cards hold on for 6-4 win

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:10:00 STLToday.com
Adams leaves gave with a strained leg muscle. Also: Holliday ties Pujols' club record for reaching base to start season Read Full Story ...

deadlock

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2015-05-26 17:05:25 CagleCartoons

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Judge to hear stadium funding suit Thursday

dhunn@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:04:00 STLToday.com
Judge David L. Dowd will hear arguments at 10 a.m., Thursday Read Full Story ...

Judge sets St. Louis stadium funding suit hearing for Thursday

dhunn@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 17:04:00 STLToday.com
The issue is whether a public vote is required for use of public money for a new stadium. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



Missouri trooper, another person hurt in I-70 accident

mschlinkmann@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 16:53:00 STLToday.com
Trooper's car in collision with another vehicle just east of Blanchette Bridge in St. Louis County. Read Full Story ...

Airbag recall

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2015-05-26 16:37:09 CagleCartoons

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Hearing set this week for Mamtek construction contractors

2015-05-26 16:16:00 STLToday.com
Almost $2 million in construction costs remain unpaid Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Pope Francis and TV

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2015-05-26 15:41:50 CagleCartoons

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KOCHYDERM

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2015-05-26 15:31:32 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis jury awards $15 million in damages in Depakote lawsuit

sliss@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 15:30:00 STLToday.com
Jury finds anti-epileptic drug was cause of Minnesota girl's birth defects Read Full Story ...

ISIS Gains Ground

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2015-05-26 15:28:58 CagleCartoons

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Congress Umpires Nuclear Deal with Iran

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2015-05-26 15:21:35 CagleCartoons

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Grichuk returns to center as Garcia makes home debut

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 15:18:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS ? There hasn't been a kinder place in the majors on a regular basis than home for Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia. Read Full Story ...

Gonzales will miss three weeks with impingment

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 15:18:00 STLToday.com
There hasn't been a kinder place in the majors on a regular basis than home for Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis woman charged in 2013 home invasion, armed robbery, assault

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 15:15:00 STLToday.com
The victim told police she had told only one relative and the woman, Kenya P. Dailey, that she had gotten a large tax refund.  Read Full Story ...

Woman charged with setting up 2013 St. Louis home invasion

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 15:15:00 STLToday.com
Apartment resident, her mother and four children were held at gunpoint.   Read Full Story ...

2 pm news



News Update

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2015-05-26 14:51:05 CagleCartoons

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Family returns found dog tags to New Mexico veteran's relatives

2015-05-26 14:10:00 STLToday.com
The dog tags were found in a trash bin by someone searching for scrap metal. Read Full Story ...

Airbags

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2015-05-26 14:09:01 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch downtown headquarters for sale

2015-05-26 14:05:00 STLToday.com
Newspaper has not identified a new location for its offices, but publisher would like to stay downtown Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



SIUE Alumna Elected to Places for People Board of Directors

2015-05-26 13:39:00 SIUE.edu

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumna Debbie Johnson will serve on the Places for People (PfP) Board of Directors. PfP provides mental health and primary care services in the St. Louis area.

Johnson earned her bachelor’s in mass communications and English from SIUE in 2003.

An article posted Saturday in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch highlights Johnson’s new post and her career achievements.

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Court won't lift hold on Obama immigration action

2015-05-26 13:33:00 STLToday.com
It wasn't immediately clear if the government would appeal. Read Full Story ...

Omaha officer killed in line of duty honored at her funeral

2015-05-26 13:23:00 STLToday.com
She was shot to death as she was about to begin maternity leave to care for her daughter, who was born prematurely.  Read Full Story ...

Cleveland, US Justice Department announce police settlement

2015-05-26 13:17:00 STLToday.com
Ongoing talks in Ferguson may also yield such an agreement. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



City, Rev. Rice go to mediation Wednesday over downtown homeless shelter

kmcdermott@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 12:51:00 STLToday.com
New Life Evangelistic Center's fate could ultimately be determined in federal court. Read Full Story ...

Subdivision goes forward

mwinte@edwpub.net(mwinte)
2015-05-26 12:45:00 theintelligencer.com
Following a similar model as Brookshire Hamlet, the Infinity Land Group sought a recommendation to approve from the city of Edwardsville Plan Commission for the @Cloverdale planned unit development. Read Full Story ...

Copper thieves hit Fairview Heights plaza, cost retailers more than $140,000, police say

2015-05-26 12:43:00 STLToday.com
Copper thieves hit air conditioners that serve at least six retailers in Fairview Heights, police say. Read Full Story ...

Copper thieves hit Fairview Heights plaza; thefts and damage exceed $140,000, police say

2015-05-26 12:43:00 STLToday.com
Copper thieves hit air conditioners that serve at least six retailers in Fairview Heights, police say. Read Full Story ...

One of the Internet's most infamous trolls has finally been banned from Twitter

2015-05-26 12:18:00 STLToday.com
Chuck Johnson, who has commented on Ferguson among many other subjects, can't tweet any more. Read Full Story ...

Class of 2015 departs EHS

carnett.edwi@gmail.com(carnett)
2015-05-26 12:15:00 theintelligencer.com
Parents, grandparents, friends and families packed the bleachers in the Lucco-Jackson Gym on the Edwardsville High School campus Saturday for the EHS graduation. The school?s commencement ceremony for Read Full Story ...

Charter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online

2015-05-26 12:08:00 STLToday.com
It's also buying Bright House Networks for more than $10 billion Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man fatally shot homeless man in April over unpaid debt, authorities say

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Michael Jackson Jr., 28, was fatally shot about 1:30 p.m. on April 24 at 14th Street and Lucas Avenue. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Treasurer: Tax bills to be mailed soon

2015-05-26 11:47:00 theintelligencer.com
Madison County Treasurer Kurt Prenzler, CPA, announced that real estate tax bills will be mailed at the end of the month. Read Full Story ...

Six die in traffic crashes over Memorial Day weekend in Missouri

2015-05-26 11:04:00 STLToday.com
Last year, the number who died was nine. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Durbin, in Ukraine, criticizes 'Russian aggression' in region

craasch@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 10:58:00 STLToday.com
Scheduled to visit facility where U.S. Army personnel train Ukranian fighters  Read Full Story ...

Ireland gay marriage vote

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2015-05-26 10:50:25 CagleCartoons

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Missouri state Rep. Otto to seek 2nd Congressional District seat

kmcdermott@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 10:44:00 STLToday.com
Currently held by Rep. Wagner. Read Full Story ...

Hitchcock will return as Blues coach

ttimmermann@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 10:40:00 STLToday.com
His status had been in doubt since end of season. Read Full Story ...

AFTER THE HOLIDAY

RandyBish@cagleblog.com (Randy Bish)
2015-05-26 10:30:05 CagleCartoons

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9 am news



Chesterfield boy hopes 4th trip to National Spelling Bee the charm

craasch@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 09:45:00 STLToday.com
Gokul Venkatachalam is among 285 children competing for the 2015 championship.  Read Full Story ...

Poplar Street Bridge ramp to downtown to close for a month

lthorsen@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 09:41:00 STLToday.com
Drivers will need to use the ramp from eastbound Interstate 44 to Washington Read Full Story ...

St. Louis aldermen to consider $180 million property tax increase ballot measure

npistor@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 09:41:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS  ?  Aldermen today are set to vote on a $180 million real estate tax increase aimed at raising money to fund infrastructure improvements throughout the city.   Read Full Story ...

St. Louis aldermen approve $180 million property tax increase ballot measure

npistor@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 09:41:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS  ?  Aldermen on Tuesday approved putting on the August ballot a $180 million property tax increase aimed at raising money to fund infrastructure improvements throughout the city.   Read Full Story ...

St. Louis aldermen approve $180 million bond issue ballot measure

npistor@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 09:41:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS  ?  Aldermen on Tuesday approved putting on the August ballot a $180 million bond issue aimed at raising city property taxes to fund infrastructure improvements throughout the city.   Read Full Story ...

Help improve the conversations in comments at stltoday.com

bomalley@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 09:40:00 STLToday.com
A common refrain among readers of stltoday.com and other websites is: "Don't read the comments." Read Full Story ...

Trans Pacific Partnership

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2015-05-26 09:20:21 CagleCartoons

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Gunman, 1 other dead in shooting at North Dakota Wal-Mart

2015-05-26 09:15:00 STLToday.com
The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

Gunman, 1 other dead in shooting at North Dakota Walmart

2015-05-26 09:15:00 STLToday.com
The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

8 am news



Teen fatally shot in north St. Louis County

2015-05-26 08:46:00 STLToday.com
The victim is identified as Jamon Spates, who lives in the 100 block of Mohan Drive. Read Full Story ...

Florissant teen killed when shots fired at group in Spanish Lake

2015-05-26 08:46:00 STLToday.com
The victim is identified as Jamon Spates, who lives in the 100 block of Mohan Drive. Read Full Story ...

end of duel

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2015-05-26 08:25:37 CagleCartoons

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7 am news



2 dead, several hurt in shooting at Grand Forks Wal-Mart

2015-05-26 07:45:00 STLToday.com
The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

Ireland is not Germany

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2015-05-26 07:39:22 CagleCartoons

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Big Sleep Books in Central West End will close June 30

jhenderson@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 07:38:00 STLToday.com
Big Sleep Books, a bookstore focused on mysteries and thrillers and named after a famous crime novel by Raymond Chandler, will close June 30, according to its website.  Read Full Story ...

Missing schizophrenic man in Illinois might consider himself God, police say

ecrouch@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Kevin Beasley's family hasn't seen him since May 16.  Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Union police investigating shooting death of man

kbell@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 06:44:00 STLToday.com
Capt. Kyle Kitcher said the shooting happened at about 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Highland Drive. Read Full Story ...

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in south St. Louis

2015-05-26 06:33:00 STLToday.com
The woman was conscious and breathing as paramedics treated her. Read Full Story ...

From our archives: Original 'Star Wars' review calls it 'not a great motion picture'

2015-05-26 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Editor's note: The movie "Star Wars" was released on May 25, 1977, and Joe Pollack reviewed it for the Post-Dispatch that same week. Read Full Story ...

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

2015-05-26 06:28:00 STLToday.com
Food industry is scrambling to drop ingredients seen as unhealthy Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Charter buying Time Warner Cable in $55.33B deal

2015-05-26 05:30:00 STLToday.com
It's also buying Bright House Networks for more than $10 billion Read Full Story ...

3 am news



fear and self censorship

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2015-05-26 03:06:35 CagleCartoons

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1 am news



A switch to pitch for Cards prospect Rowan Wick

dgoold@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 01:20:00 STLToday.com
After popping 20 homers at the lower levels in 2014, 22-year-old outfielder will try his other power potential on the mound. Read Full Story ...

12 am news



Missouri's corrections system has a drug problem

jbogan@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 00:05:00 STLToday.com
Experts say the prevalence of narcotics undermines the correction's system and illustrates a need for better treatment in the community and prison Read Full Story ...

Moving crews, helicopters to rural areas gets patients to urban trauma centers faster

mmunz@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 00:00:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis Children's Hospital is latest to make changes to ensure critical care Read Full Story ...

Webster U breaks rule, students left in limbo

kaddo@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 00:00:00 STLToday.com
A Webster spokesman said the university continues to work on solutions. Read Full Story ...

Webster U. students in London left in limbo

kaddo@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-26 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Dozens of students were unexpectedly stripped of their financial aid because Webster University ran afoul of U.S. Department of Education regulations. Read Full Story ...



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