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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

St. Louis Dreamers Call on Roy Blunt to Take a Stand on DACA

Posted By on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:11 PM

Brian, a 23-year-old Dreamer who lives in St. Louis, sees the country's politicians cast his future from side to side on a daily basis. "They're just playing with our lives," he says. Since arriving from Mexico at age eleven, he has spent most of his life in the United...

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Proposal Would Set Stage for Dockless Bike-Sharing in St. Louis

Posted By on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 9:26 AM

St. Louis wants to be a biking city. But despite years of effort, the city has had a tricky time launching a bike-sharing program, which have traditionally required municipal investment in bikes, docking stations and upkeep. Enter "dockless" biking. The bikes, fitted with onboard locking mechanisms triggered via app,...

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St. Louis Airport Consultant Would Only Get Paid If Privatization Goes Through

Posted By on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 6:58 AM

Today at 3 p.m., a committee will meet at St. Louis City Hall to discuss hiring a consultant to advise the city on its plan to "lease" St. Louis Lambert International Airport — basically, allowing a for-profit company to take over the city-owned airport. The meeting, people at City Hall...

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Woman Carjacked at Imo's in Downtown St. Louis

Posted By on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 12:28 PM

A woman was carjacked in broad daylight on Monday outside the Imo's Pizza downtown. Surveillance video from Imo's, which was obtained by KMOV, shows the woman leaving the store and approaching the driver's side of her car when a man comes up behind her. The woman told police that...

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While Lead Built Up In Water, Missouri Utility Kept Charging Customers

Posted By on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 8:36 AM

By 2016, it was obvious to state regulators that something was wrong with the management of Rogue Creek's drinking water. In March, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued a "Do Not Drink" order for the tiny vacation community near Potosi. An inspector noted that Rogue Creek Utilities Inc. and...

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Frankie Muse Freeman, 'St. Louis Legend,' to Be Honored This Weekend

Posted By on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 3:11 PM

Civil rights figure, activist and attorney Frankie Muse Freeman, who died at the age of 101 on January 12, made an undeniable impact on St. Louis. Now, the public is invited to honor her life, with funeral arrangements scheduled for this Friday and Saturday. A public viewing will be...

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Those Viral Photos of a Missouri Family's Portraits Are Real, and They're Spectacular

Posted By on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 10:14 AM

If, like us, you're tethered to Twitter and Facebook, you've surely seen the now-viral family portraits produced by "IMagery by Lesa Hall." On Friday, Dave and Pam Zaring of Hillsboro, Missouri, shared a set of seven photos that show their faces flattened into cartoon smudges. "Ok. This is NOT...

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Woman at Center of Greitens Sex Scandal Begs for Privacy

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 3:14 PM

The St. Louis-area woman who had a sexual relationship with Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has broken her silence with a simple plea: Leave me alone. In a statement released to media this afternoon through her attorney, Scott Simpson of Knight & Simpson, the woman said that her ex-husband had "betrayed...

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Burglars Shoot Their Way Out of Dogtown Liquor Store After Owner Locks Them In

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:13 AM

A pair of burglars narrowly escaped from a St. Louis liquor store after the owner locked them inside. Patrick Wrzesinski, owner of Patrick's Dogtown Liquors, lives above the store and heard the thieves early Thursday morning. He checked the monitor of his video surveillance and spotted a couple of...

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James O'Keefe, Noted Bullshit Artist, Is Coming Back to St. Louis

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 9:41 AM

James O'Keefe, the filmmaker behind a hilariously busted scheme to embarrass the Washington Post back in November, is heading to St. Louis next week to bask in a conservative love-fest courtesy of the Phyllis Schlafly Eagles. The founder of Project Veritas will receive the inaugural "Kitty Werthmann Award" for...

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