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11 pm news

Maplewood budget approved, but city warned of possible revenue declines

2015-07-29 23:59:00 STLToday.com
MAPLEWOOD ? The council approved a $19.7 million budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2015-16, as City Manager Martin J. Corcoran predicted that the opening of two new big-box stores in nearby commu… Read Full Story ...

Crestwood city planner selected after months of debate

2015-07-29 23:56:00 STLToday.com
CRESTWOOD  ? Crestwood aldermen finally selected a comprehensive city planner, Houseal Lavigne, after a two-hour discussion Tuesday and after months of debate, tie votes and other delays. Read Full Story ...

Water main break at Barnes-Jewish Hospital floods Kingsighway, snarls traffic

vhahn@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 23:45:00 STLToday.com
Some patients moved out of Queeny Tower to other areas of hospital after loss of power. Read Full Story ...

10 pm news



Cardinals remain stuck on zero

doneill@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 22:30:00 STLToday.com
Lackey allows two hits in eight innings, but lineup's scoreless streak reaches 22 innings in 1-0 loss to Reds. Read Full Story ...

9 pm news



Cards blanked for second consecutive night

doneill@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 21:30:00 STLToday.com
Lackey pitches eight strong innings, but offense has gone 22 innings without a run Read Full Story ...

Cards' scoring drought continues in 1-0 loss

doneill@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 21:30:00 STLToday.com
Lackey pitches eight strong innings, but offense has gone 22 innings without a run. Read Full Story ...

8 pm news



Lackey keeps Cards close

doneill@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 20:45:00 STLToday.com
Righthander is through sixth, trails 1-0 as he heads toward a ninth consecutive quality start Read Full Story ...

Holliday leaves game with possible quad strain

2015-07-29 20:40:00 STLToday.com
An update will be provided on the severity of Holliday's injury tomorrow. Read Full Story ...

Canoeists set a new record for paddling from KC to St. Charles

jwitthaus@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 20:38:00 STLToday.com
ST. CHARLES ? Chris Issendorf, 33, hauled himself out of the canoe, took a few steps on solid ground, then collapsed on the bank of the Missouri River at 6:34 Wednesday evening. Read Full Story ...

Tom Brady and Hillary Clinton

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2015-07-29 20:21:54 CagleCartoons

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Water main break at Barnes-Jewish Hospital floods Kingsighway Boulevard, traffic diverted

vhahn@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 20:20:00 STLToday.com
The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Read Full Story ...

Holliday hurt, Reds take lead

doneill@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 20:15:00 STLToday.com
Bruce homers in second to provide visitors 1-0 lead. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



Texas tandem captures 10th Missouri river race

jwitthaus@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 19:45:00 STLToday.com
Pair sets course record for canoeing from KC to St. Charles.  Read Full Story ...

Heritage

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2015-07-29 19:35:29 CagleCartoons

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Cecil the Lion

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2015-07-29 19:01:06 CagleCartoons

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6 pm news



Plane debris found in Indian Ocean examined for links to missing Malaysia Airlines flight

2015-07-29 18:00:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON ? Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same mod… Read Full Story ...

BJC HealthCare hobbled by systemwide computer outage that lasted 20 hours

sliss@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 18:00:00 STLToday.com
Glitch disrupted a wide range of functions; a cause wasn't identified Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Mallinckrodt loses court case over ADHD drug

sliss@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 17:50:00 STLToday.com
The drug manufacturer is considering an appeal. Read Full Story ...

Passenger shoots driver in back of head, St. Louis County police say

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 17:20:00 STLToday.com
Bryson Evans, 21, was charged with first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action. Read Full Story ...

Passenger shoots driver of SUV in back of head, St. Louis County police say

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 17:20:00 STLToday.com
Bryson Evans, 21, was charged with first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action. Read Full Story ...

US official: Debris found in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777

2015-07-29 17:02:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A U.S. official says air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to th… Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



Two charged in rash of recent AC unit thefts in Alton

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 16:53:00 STLToday.com
Alton police said a search of a home Tuesday led police to find numerous items reported stolen. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis County man pleads guilty in woman's fatal shooting

rpatrick@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 16:32:00 STLToday.com
Juliette Cleveland-Davis, 46, was shot in the back as she was walking with her three grandchildren. Read Full Story ...

FTC investigating online college University of Phoenix

2015-07-29 16:30:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The University of Phoenix, an online college popular among military veterans, is under federal investigation for possible deceptive or unfair business practices, its parent c… Read Full Story ...

; NSA Records

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2015-07-29 16:24:57 CagleCartoons

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Bernie: Cards aren't doomed by dull offense

bmiklasz@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 16:24:00 STLToday.com
In a year when strong pitching dominates weakened hitting, the Cardinals struggle to score. But things may not be as bad as they appear to be.  Read Full Story ...

Boeing confident on Growler and Super Hornet

jgallagher@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 16:09:00 STLToday.com
Australia got its first Growler electronic warfare plane on Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Young man, there's a need to feel down: Webster Groves YMCA to close Oct. 2

2015-07-29 16:08:00 STLToday.com
Memberships will be transferred to the Kirkwood location. Read Full Story ...

Future of Uber in St. Louis still up in the air

lthorsen@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Spirited taxi commission meeting ends with no decision Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Cosby

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2015-07-29 15:39:06 CagleCartoons

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Murder of Cecil

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2015-07-29 15:36:46 CagleCartoons

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After year in jail, Webster Groves man gets probation for fatal drunken driving crash

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 15:30:00 STLToday.com
Snyders could have been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for the Class B felony. Read Full Story ...

Lackey looking for another season of double-digit wins

doneill@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 15:24:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals righthander has had 11 consecutive seasons with at least 11 victories. Read Full Story ...

Feds: St. Louis man's security system caught him dealing drugs

rpatrick@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 15:05:00 STLToday.com
Federal prosecutors charged a St. Louis homeowner with a drug crime after police investigating a burglary found on his surveillance system videos of the man dealing drugs while armed. Read Full Story ...

Feds: St. Louis man's own security system caught him dealing drugs

rpatrick@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 15:05:00 STLToday.com
Federal prosecutors charged a St. Louis homeowner with a drug crime after police investigating a burglary found on his surveillance system videos of the man dealing drugs while armed. Read Full Story ...

Cecil the Lion killed

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2015-07-29 15:04:22 CagleCartoons

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2 pm news



Huckabee

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2015-07-29 14:44:40 CagleCartoons

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Cosby in Hiding

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2015-07-29 14:37:19 CagleCartoons

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Wheaton College ends student health plans rather than cover birth control

2015-07-29 14:23:00 STLToday.com
WHEATON, Ill.  ?  Wheaton College in suburban Chicago will stop offering health insurance plans to students beginning Friday in an effort to avoid providing birth control coverage mandated by … Read Full Story ...

COUNTERFEIT

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2015-07-29 14:09:23 CagleCartoons

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County adds to Wood River site

shorrell@edwpub.net(shorrell)
2015-07-29 14:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Madison County Employment and Training will be moving on Thursday to a new location at the county?s Wood River Facility. Read Full Story ...

Appeals court rejects online gambling figure's $36 million tax appeal

rpatrick@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 14:02:00 STLToday.com
Appeals court says former BetOnSports head Gary Kaplan can't avoid paying $36 million in back taxes and penalties. Read Full Story ...

Appeals court rejects online gambling honcho's $36 million tax appeal

rpatrick@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 14:02:00 STLToday.com
Appeals court says former BetOnSports head Gary Kaplan can't avoid paying $36 million in back taxes and penalties. Read Full Story ...

Airplane effort recognized

btucker@edwpub.net(btucker)
2015-07-29 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
That over-sized paper airplane launched from high altitude by fifth graders at Cassens Elementary School on May 5 did more than land near Highland, it gained world-wide attention. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Cosby victim

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2015-07-29 13:37:15 CagleCartoons

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Cecil The Lion Killed

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2015-07-29 13:27:08 CagleCartoons

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Cape Girardeau teen dies after being pulled from surf off NC beach

2015-07-29 13:15:00 STLToday.com
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. ?  A 16-year-old Missouri youth has drowned after being pulled from the surf off a North Carolina beach. Read Full Story ...

Summit to focus on education, prison

2015-07-29 13:05:00 theintelligencer.com
United Congregations of Metro-East will host a Summit of Restoration at Edwardsville High School to explore the School to Prison Pipeline issue, trials that prior convicts face, and methods of prevent Read Full Story ...

Glen Carbon woman takes hair coloring issue head on

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2015-07-29 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Hair color marketers estimate that 75 percent of American women color their hair.  Some of those women color their hair every four to five weeks.  Others may be able to stretch that out to every eight Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up

2015-07-29 12:57:00 STLToday.com
When the caller snapped at the dispatcher, the dispatcher told the 17-year-old to "deal with it yourself."  Read Full Story ...

2 dead, 2 hurt in murder-suicide in southern Illinois

2015-07-29 12:53:00 STLToday.com
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. ?   A man shot and killed another man and injured two others, including a child, before he killed himself, police said Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Corruption

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2015-07-29 12:40:35 CagleCartoons

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Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic-stop shooting

2015-07-29 12:31:00 STLToday.com
The prosecutor called the cop's claim he was dragged by the car and his arm got caught in the car "nonsense." Read Full Story ...

After killing Twitter stock rally, CEO Dorsey wins praise

2015-07-29 12:18:00 STLToday.com
The company co-founder is said to be interested in becoming the permanent CEO of Twitter Read Full Story ...

Student debt could impact future health care

2015-07-29 12:15:00 theintelligencer.com
The issue of student debt has become a hot topic of discussion since April 2012 when it was made public that the total student debt in this country had reached $1 trillion. From then on it has develop Read Full Story ...

Average age of U.S. vehicles reaches a record 11.5 years

2015-07-29 12:13:00 STLToday.com
Vehicles are lasting longer due to better quality Read Full Story ...

Family of hit-and-run victim angry as Chesterfield woman gets probation in crash

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 12:11:00 STLToday.com
Sentence shows Missouri laws are weak, sister of victim says. Read Full Story ...

First REU symposium scheduled

2015-07-29 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Throughout the summer, the 2015 Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) students project, funded through a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, conducted archeological and ecological fieldwork Read Full Story ...

Fall TV sneak peek: bests, worsts, wild cards

gpennington@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Early viewing of network pilots shows new season as a mixed bag Read Full Story ...

Girl Scouts honor Keiser for service

2015-07-29 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Laura Keiser from Edwardsville was recognized by Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois for 11 years of outstanding service to girls at various Girl Scout day camps.    For the past 4 years she was the Assi Read Full Story ...

The Lone Below to perform at Sheldon

2015-07-29 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Sheldon and KDHX are pleased to welcome The Lone Bellow with special guest Anderson East, Wednesday, October 21 at 8 p.m. in the perfect acoustics of the Sheldon Concert Hall. The concert is part Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Political Climate

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2015-07-29 11:52:13 CagleCartoons

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Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

2015-07-29 11:48:00 STLToday.com
Voice-recognition services cause concern for some users Read Full Story ...

BJC experiences systemwide computer outage

sliss@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 11:45:00 STLToday.com
BJC HealthCare is the largest employer in the St. Louis region. Read Full Story ...

Woman found unharmed after police alert from St. Louis County police

tbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 11:30:00 STLToday.com
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St. Louis County police search for woman who disappeared after making suicidal statement on Facebook

tbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 11:15:00 STLToday.com
She drives a black 2012 Dodge Avenger that's missing its driver side mirror and has Missouri license plate KL4A9B. Read Full Story ...

Anniversary: Leonard and Jean Lindgens

2015-07-29 11:10:00 theintelligencer.com
Leonard and Jean Lindgens of New Douglas invite family and friends to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the New Douglas Senior Center. Read Full Story ...

Anniversary: Dr. Walter and Mary Heidke

2015-07-29 11:07:00 theintelligencer.com
Dr. Walter Heidke and his wife Mary celebrated their 70th anniversary at the home of their daughter Kathryn in Overland Park, Kansas. Read Full Story ...

Anniversary: Bob and Kay Schopp

2015-07-29 11:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Bob and Kay Schopp of Maryville commemorated their 65th wedding anniversary in June. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Colorado theater shooter's dad saw wide-eyed smirk before

2015-07-29 10:43:00 STLToday.com
Robert Holmes said he didn't suspect his son was descending into mental illness.  Read Full Story ...

St. Louis city employees announced as winners of $70 million Powerball jackpot

2015-07-29 10:30:00 STLToday.com
The drawing was, appropriately enough, on Independence Day. Read Full Story ...

SIUE Introduces Master?s in Integrative Studies

2015-07-29 10:25:00 SIUE.edu

Zenia Agustin, PhD and professor in SIUE’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing a master’s in integrative studies that will be available for the fall 2015 semester. The Illinois Board of Higher Education approved the program during June.

“Our society’s quickly changing pace is creating new career opportunities for individuals trained in multiple disciplines,” said Parviz Ansari, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs. “The master’s of integrative studies allows students to access expertise from two different areas and integrate courses into a degree that meets the students’ interests and demands of emerging career fields.”

Four interdisciplinary studies tracks will be available during fall 2015:

 “The integrative studies master’s is particularly attractive to a student who has diverse interests that span multiple academic disciplines and wants to blend those interests into one cohesive program,” said Zenia Agustin, director of integrative studies. “There are emerging fields such as diversity training or sustainability that cross academic disciplines.”

Students can design their own degree if none of the existing programs meet their interests or needs. Graduate students can work with two or more faculty mentors to design an academic plan with a maximum of three focus areas. A carefully designed plan of study will provide a unique combination of skills and knowledge that will be advantageous in today’s ever-evolving job market.

The integrative studies master’s will require the completion of a minimum of 30 hours of advanced course work split between two disciplines and seven hours of a culminating project. A master’s of integrative studies can allow students versatility and may support a variety of career paths as well as entry into doctoral programs.

For more information, contact Zenia Agustin at zagusti@siue.edu.

Photo:  Dr. Zenia Agustin, director of integrative studies at SIUE.

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Man shot near North St. Louis bank

tbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 10:20:00 STLToday.com
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Man shot near St. Louis bank

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2015-07-29 10:20:00 STLToday.com
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Meeting on the future of Uber in St. Louis is under way

lthorsen@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 10:15:00 STLToday.com
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St. Louis region still among worst in nation for black-white economic disparity, says report

kmcdermott@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 10:00:00 STLToday.com
Ranks fifth-highest among metro areas in racial disparity for poverty. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



'Go Set a Watchman' sales drop, but it's still top seller

2015-07-29 09:56:00 STLToday.com
NEW YORK (AP) ? Sales dropped sharply for Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" in its second week of publication. But it remained the best-selling book in the country for the week ending July 26, … Read Full Story ...

Tom Brady

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2015-07-29 09:40:36 CagleCartoons

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Animal issues simmering in St. Charles and O'Fallon, Mo.

mschlinkmann@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Backyard chickens remain an issue in both while a bill allowing the release of stray cats after neutering was submitted last week in St. Charles. Read Full Story ...

8 am news



That other race

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2015-07-29 08:41:07 CagleCartoons

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Expect another scorching day in St. Louis before relief arrives tonight

tbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 08:38:00 STLToday.com
Cold front is expected to bring St. Louis area temperatures down tomorrow Read Full Story ...

Who won $70 million from a Powerball ticket sold in St. Louis? We learn today

2015-07-29 08:30:00 STLToday.com
The drawing was, appropriately enough, on Independence Day. Read Full Story ...

ER DO GUN

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2015-07-29 08:17:46 CagleCartoons

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Boaters escape sinking craft on Mississippi River

tbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 08:09:00 STLToday.com
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7 am news



TOM BRADY'S PHONE

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2015-07-29 07:41:28 CagleCartoons

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Campus cracking down on crime with new cameras

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2015-07-29 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
Several areas of SIUE have used surveillance cameras for about 15 years, but a new policy was passed obligating the university to keep surveillance records for 30 days.  According to University Record Read Full Story ...

Minnesota dentist who killed lion says he thought hunt was legal

2015-07-29 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Zimbabwe officials said the man is being sought on poaching charges.  Read Full Story ...

6 am news



African Lion

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2015-07-29 06:04:29 CagleCartoons

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5 am news



St. Louis voters to decide fate of $180 million bond issue on Tuesday

npistor@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 05:45:00 STLToday.com
City asking for money for fire, police, and other infrastructure needs. Read Full Story ...

Intern scandal fallout: Missouri lawmaker fires chief of staff in wake of investigations

astuckey@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 05:30:00 STLToday.com
LeVota's chief of staff was fired after he told investigators of allegations against LeVota. Read Full Story ...

Intern scandal fallout: Missouri lawmaker fired chief of staff in wake of investigations

astuckey@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 05:30:00 STLToday.com
LeVota's chief of staff was fired after he told investigators of allegations against LeVota. Read Full Story ...

3 am news



Unexpected

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2015-07-29 03:43:13 CagleCartoons

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12 am news



For first time since 2000, Carbondale won't have Halloween restrictions

2015-07-29 00:48:00 STLToday.com
The city council lifts restrictions,  saying it's time to move past the trouble the holiday has brought the city in years past. Read Full Story ...

Campfire Tolerance

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2015-07-29 00:29:51 CagleCartoons

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Voters to decide fate of $180 million bond issue on Tuesday

npistor@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 00:15:00 STLToday.com
City asking for money for fire, police, and other infrastructure needs. Read Full Story ...

Strauss: MLS dream is just that right now

jstrauss@post-dispatch.com
2015-07-29 00:10:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis doesn't have a heavy hitter willing to make it happen. Read Full Story ...

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