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Friday, March 16, 2018

Maria Chappelle-Nadal Accuses 3 Lawmakers of Sex Harassment in New Video

Posted By on Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 12:55 PM

While a storm of scandal has enveloped Jefferson City over Governor Eric Greitens' felony charge and alleged abuses of campaign finance laws, it would easy to forget that the state legislature has spent recent years wrestling with sexual harassment in its ranks. And the alleged victims didn't just include...

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Known Bullshitter Had Stuff to Say About Claire McCaskill, Josh Hawley

Posted By on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 2:32 PM

In the wake of Donald Trump's visit to St. Louis yesterday, many people are talking about how, during a private fundraising speech at Hilton St. Louis Frontenac, our very stable and quite sane president casually admitted that he didn't really know whether the U.S. ran a trade deficit with...

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Caught in School Parking Lot with Firearms, Silencer, Dustin Lockwood Is Indicted

Posted By on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 1:20 PM

An Arnold man who was arrested outside a St. Louis area high school with guns, explosive materials and a homemade silencer has been indicted in federal court. Dustin Lockwood, 23, faces charges of possessing firearms in a school zone and possession of a silencer. Both are felonies. If convicted,...

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Lite PD Promises Post-Dispatch Readers 'the Parodic Bliss That Is a Usable Website'

Posted By on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 10:33 AM

Update: Lite PD was dismantled this afternoon. See our update at the story's end for the very latest. Original story follows: Attorneys for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are demanding that a local man end "Lite PD," a creation that allows users to read the newspaper's online stories without the...

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Christian Care Home Workers Win Contract, End Strike

Posted By on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 9:23 AM

Christian Care Home workers declared victory this morning, saying they have won favorable contract terms with their employer — and will be ending their months' long strike. The strike lasted 104 days, with workers picketing the Ferguson nursing home through some of the coldest, most miserable weather in recent...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Caleb Laubinger Sentenced for Role in Tan Mogul Kidnapping Case

Posted By on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 3:52 PM

Another role player in a St. Louis tanning salon owner's bizarre, violent kidnapping scheme was sentenced today to five years and ten months in federal prison. Caleb Laubinger, 27, of Pacific and his brother are among four men who have admitted to taking a Maplewood man from his home...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Devonta Bagley Charged With Raping UMSL Student at Gunpoint

Posted By on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM

A former grad school student already facing a sodomy charge in Kansas raped a University of Missouri-St. Louis student at gunpoint early Sunday morning, authorities say. Devonta Bagley, 23, slipped into the student's room at an on-campus apartment at about 4 a.m., St. Louis County police say. The victim...

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In Belleville, Students Risk 'Consequences' for Joining March 14 Walkout

Posted By on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 1:35 PM

Students across the country are preparing to walk out of their schools tomorrow to demand stricter gun control laws — the kind that might have prevented Nikolas Cruz from buying the AR-15-style rifle he used to gun down seventeen Florida high school students on Valentine's Day. The planned walkouts...

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Deborah Pierce Stole $375K, But the Judge Only Gave Her Homework

Posted By on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:22 AM

An undoubtedly very, very sorry white-collar criminal was sentenced on Monday to complete a homework assignment for embezzling $375,000 from an institute at Webster University. U.S. District Judge Henry Autrey ordered Deborah Pierce, the former director of the university's Confucius Institute, to write a 65-page journal within 60 days...

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Missouri Legislators Want to Block Your Online Porn Access

Posted By on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 6:45 AM

The Alabama man who calls pornography as a "public health crisis" and wants to force manufacturers of smartphones and computers to block it from the Internet may well be a laughing stock in the rest of the country. But in Missouri, he's writing legislation. In fact, a bill that...

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