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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Alden Capital, Known for Gutting Newspapers, Eyes Post-Dispatch

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 3:02 PM

On Monday, New York City-based hedge fund Alden Global Capital declared its intentions to buy Lee Enterprises, the parent company of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, sparking concerns among the paper's staff for their own jobs as well as for the future of ethical and transparent governance in the region....

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St. Louis Settles Rams Lawsuit for $790 Million; No Expansion Team

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 10:35 AM

St. Louis has reached a settlement with billionaire and cursed embodiment of human greed Stan Kroenke, avoiding what could have been a dramatic and messy civil trial for a reported sum of $790 million. News of the settlement was first reported Wednesday morning by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. While sports...

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A Very Special Big Mad: Teaching Bad Cops a Terrible Lesson

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 6:20 AM

We've got a special Big Mad edition this week. Instead of spreading the anger a mile wide and an inch deep, we're drilling straight down to tap into molten fires of fury. The topic: the sentencing of ex-St. Louis police officer Dustin Boone. Going into Monday's hearing in front...

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This Cheap Test Can Keep Your Family Safe This Holiday Season

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 6:05 AM

Nobody wants to be the person who brought COVID-19 to the holiday party and killed grandma. Lucky for us, there are many ways to avoid passing the virus on to our family and most treasured friends this holiday season. Masks and vaccinations are the top two choices for protecting...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Missouri Judge Rules Local COVID-19 Orders Unconstitutional

Posted By on Tue, Nov 23, 2021 at 5:04 PM

This story was originally published by the Missouri Independent. Cole County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Green on Tuesday ruled that health orders designed to stop the spread of COVID-19 that were issued by local health departments violated the Missouri Constitution. At issue in the case were regulations issued by...

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Kim Gardner Defends Her Office — and Meets a Fan

Posted By on Tue, Nov 23, 2021 at 6:20 AM

After an hour of listening to St. Louis’ top prosecutor, Terrion Watson approached the front of the Harris Stowe University auditorium and handed a crisp $100 bill to Kim Gardner. It was November 17, a rainy Wednesday night, and Gardner, the St. Louis Circuit Attorney, was making a rare...

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Monday, November 22, 2021

Facing 10 Years In Prison, Ex-St. Louis Cop Sentenced to 12 Months

Posted By and on Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 3:13 PM

Editor's Note: The original story has been updated with more information. Ex-St. Louis cop Dustin Boone was sentenced today to one year and a day in federal prison in the beating of a Black colleague, whom he mistook for a protester. The sentence handed down by Senior U.S. District...

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St. Louis Hosts Town Hall to Inform Parents About Kids' COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted By on Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 2:58 PM

The city of St. Louis hosts a town hall tonight to answer parents’ questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for their kids ages five to eleven. Parents are invited to ask questions, share comments or concerns and learn more about the shot. “We want to make sure parents are provided...

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St. Louis May Get to Keep Millions to Help First Responders — If These Two Can Get Along

Posted By on Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 12:58 PM

St. Louis city has a chance to receive $5.5 million dedicated to public safety, but Mayor Tishaura Jones and Attorney General Eric Schmitt have to agree on how it will be spent. In 2018, the city of St. Louis reached a settlement agreement with George Allen, a Black man...

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Friday, November 19, 2021

VIDEO: Adam Wainwright Spotted Serving Food at Vigil Outside Ahmaud Arbery Trial

Posted By on Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 10:31 AM

The Cardinals have the best players in the league. This is undisputed, but, if you need proof, look no further than pitcher Adam Wainwright. We’re not talking scores or averages, but about how our players are consistently giving back and caring about their community; this week, Wainwright is back...

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