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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tory Sanders Was Tasered at Least Three Times Before Fatal Collapse, AG Says

Posted By on Thu, May 11, 2017 at 7:48 PM

A mentally ill man who died after a clash with staff at a Missouri jail had been shocked with a Taser at least three times and pepper sprayed when he refused to leave his cell, state Attorney General Josh Hawley says. Tory Sanders, 28, of Nashville collapsed on Friday...

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Just Let Us Drive on the Kingshighway Bridge Already

Posted By on Thu, May 11, 2017 at 9:12 AM

After nearly two years of closure, the Kingshighway bridge is set to partially reopen this Saturday morning, with a ribbon-cutting gala featuring St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and two city aldermen. It'll probably be a beautiful ceremony but holy frickin' Imo's, you guys, can't we just please open this...

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The Dirty Little Secret of Missouri's SB 43: Whistleblowers Would Get Screwed

Posted By on Thu, May 11, 2017 at 7:16 AM

Ever since the Missouri House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 43 Monday night, civil rights activists have been in an uproar, urging Governor Eric Greitens to enact a veto. The bill, which would significantly increase the burden for proving workplace discrimination, has drawn opposition from the ACLU, the NAACP, and...

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