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Friday, October 23, 2020

Video: Man Steals Phone From Jogger Who Collapsed and Died

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 4:56 PM

St. Louis police have released a video of a man who stole a phone from a woman who collapsed during a run in south St. Louis. The woman later died. Shortly after 1 p.m. on Sunday, the 64-year-old woman was lying on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of...

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Here's Where to Find Your Polling Place Wait Time on Election Day in St. Louis County

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 12:26 PM

Even with the huge amount of early voting happening, it’s likely that polling places will still be extremely busy on Election Day. There are many people who still want to vote in the most traditional way (in person and on Election Day) and if you’re one of them, St....

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Chicken Renting Could Be Your New Pandemic Project

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 6:26 AM

Why go to the store to pick up eggs when you could have chickens hatch them in your own backyard? Rent The Chicken will let you rent as many as four egg-laying hens next year from April to October or May to November. The service cuts out the farm...

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

How to Track Your Ballot in the St. Louis Area

Posted By on Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 4:12 PM

If you’re voting by mail and you haven’t sent off your ballot yet, do that. Like, today. It’s so important to give your ballot plenty of time to arrive by election day, especially because of what has been happening with the U.S. Postal Service. As we creep closer to...

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St. Louis Area Voters: Here’s Where to Find Your Sample Ballot for the November 2020 Election

Posted By on Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 11:15 AM

We’ve all been that unprepared voter who was standing in line at the polls on election day while furiously searching on our phone for information about the propositions and judges that might be on our ballot. But not this year, St. Louis. This year you’re going to walk in...

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Trump Will Sow Doubt About the Election if He Loses — We Can’t Let That Happen

Posted By on Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 7:25 AM

This story was originally published by our sister paper, the San Antonio Current. I was a staffer on George W. Bush’s 2000 campaign, and I experienced first-hand the chaotic uncertainty and political maneuvering that was the Florida recount. As historically bad as that time was for our country, it...

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Maryland Heights Cop Who Pulled Gun on Driver in Front of Daughter Sued

Posted By on Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 6:10 AM

On December 1, 2019, a Maryland Heights police officer conducted a traffic stop that produced what the department's chief would later describe as a "most unfortunate incident" for Demetrius Biggs. According to details in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed last week, that Sunday was the day officer Adam...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Schnucks Might’ve Charged You Double If You Shopped There Recently

Posted By on Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 3:18 PM

Check your bank statements, everybody, because if you shopped at Schnucks Markets over the past few days, you might’ve been double-charged. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Schnucks’ debit and credit card processing company, WorldPay, experienced a “system issue” from Friday through Sunday causing “some customers of several retailers...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Grand Center Carjacking Suspect Fatally Shot in Stolen Car, Police Say

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 11:28 AM

A suspected carjacker was found mortally wounded on Monday in the car he had just stolen, police say. Officers responded at about 4 p.m. to the 1000 block of North Vandeventer Avenue where a 29-year-old woman told them she had just been carjacked. While investigating, police say, another call...

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Action St. Louis Gets People to Vote

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 9:24 AM

Action St. Louis’s #WokeVoterSTL campaign has reached out to 23,000 St. Louis residents to help register and educate them on ballot issues for the upcoming general election. The goal is to expand that number to 50,000 by election day on November 3. The grassroots racial justice organization's executive director...

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