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Friday, December 2, 2016

Tim Dreste Was Found Liable for Inciting Violence Against Abortion Providers. Now He's in the Electoral College

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 6:54 AM

In less than three weeks, Republican and Democrat electors across the country will gather in their state capitals and make their formal — though symbolic — votes for president and vice president. Among them in Missouri will be Republican elector Tim Dreste, a former militia organizer and anti-abortion absolutist...

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St. Louis Is One of the Best Sports Cities in the Nation

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 6:32 AM

We already claim to be the best fans in baseball. Now we can brag that we're one of the best sports cities in the nation — and we have the statistics to back it up. St. Louis ranks No. 9 in WalletHub's new study of 2016's Best Sports Cities. The...

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

St. Charles County Middle School Vandalized with "Build That Wall," "Hail Satan"

Posted By on Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 1:10 PM

Last night, vandals targeted a St. Charles middle school with sexist and political messages, as well as racial slurs, according to KMOV. Police discovered the graffiti at Barnwell Middle School just before 7 a.m. Messages were painted on the school's track, the school building itself and on a portable building...

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Suspect Charged With Shooting SUV Driver in Downtown St. Louis

Posted By on Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 11:27 AM

A nineteen-year-old gunman has been arrested in a shocking dinner-time armed robbery in downtown St. Louis, authorities say. Travion Brown of Wellston was charged with felonies of first-degree assault, attempted robbery and two counts of armed criminal action. Police say Brown, who was allegedly with two other men, attacked the driver...

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Missouri Leads the Nation in Identity Theft Complaints

Posted By on Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 6:17 AM

When it comes to identity theft, Missouri has the dubious distinction of leading the nation — tying for the most complaints per capita in the nation with Florida, Connecticut and D.C. And that may well be because the Show Me State has failed to take simple measures to prevent, and...

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

These St. Louis Strippers Utterly Nailed the Mannequin Challenge

Posted By on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 12:09 PM

The mannequin challenge, this year's version of planking, is sweeping the internet with the force of 3,000 America's Funniest Home Videos (Bob Saget era, not that newer guy). And why not? It combines America's favorite pastimes — being on camera and being sedentary. The good people at Larry Flynt's...

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Dozens Arrested After Protesters Block Hampton Avenue, Demand $15 Minimum Wage

Posted By on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 9:27 AM

Joining the national swell of protests against low wages, hundreds took to the streets of St. Louis Tuesday to demand higher pay and union representation — particularly at fast food restaurants like the ones that dot Hampton Avenue just south of Forest Park. "I need a living wage, fifteen dollars...

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South City Man Seeks Help After Attempted Dognapping Leads to Beating

Posted By on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 6:22 AM

Last month, Mark Swain survived a pet owner's worst nightmare in the city's Mt. Pleasant neighborhood — an attack on one of his dogs by thugs trying to steal the other. Swain, 65, says he frequents Lyon Park, at 3100 South Broadway, because it's typically deserted, and he can let...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

St. Louis Awarded $1 Million Grant to 'Rapidly Rehouse' Homeless

Posted By on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 12:41 PM

A $1 million federal grant could help St. Louis take as many as 150 homeless men, women and children off the streets next year. The money targets people who need a little extra help — cash for a deposit on an apartment, new job skills or maybe a lawyer to...

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Rival Group Offers $80 Million for MLS Stadium, Eliminating Need for Public Money

Posted By on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 7:32 AM

St. Louis' soccer stadium saga just got more complicated — as a rival ownership group is now offering to privately fund millions in construction costs, letting city taxpayers off the hook. Come April, voters in St. Louis city could be faced with the question of whether to provide an...

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