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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Ohio Nonprofit to Take Over Biddle House Homeless Shelter

Posted By on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 4:49 PM

Updated 10:12 a.m. Thursday with comments from Peter & Paul's executive director. An Ohio nonprofit will take over operations of the Biddle Housing Opportunities Center homeless shelter after the city failed to find a good local partner to take it on. The city approved the arrangement with Homefull, a Dayton-based...

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St. Louis' Trash Service Is a Damn Dumpster Fire

Posted By on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:49 PM

St. Louis' trash service is garbage. Anyone who has peered down any given alley in the city and spied the rolling tides of overflowing refuse therein already knows that, but what you may not have known is the face-palmingly simple reason why: We don't have enough trash trucks to...

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Lawrence O'Toole Claims He Didn't Get the Police Chief Job Because He's White

Posted By on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:16 PM

St. Louis Police Lt. Colonel Lawrence O'Toole, who famously bungled his department's response to protests last fall as its interim chief, is pissed that he didn't get chosen to lead it permanently. And get this: He's blaming the fact he's white. As KMOV first reported earlier today, O'Toole has...

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A St. Louis Trucker Is on a Mission to Trap Pedophiles. He's Already Bagged 6

Posted By on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:53 AM

It was past 2:30 a.m. Saturday, and from behind the camera of his smartphone, professional trucker and newbie pedophile hunter Anthony Green observes his target pull up in a white pickup truck. He follows the truck to a BP gas station parking lot in north St. Louis. The trap...

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States Decriminalizing Marijuana Saw No Increase in Youth Use, Wash U Prof Finds

Posted By on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 6:45 AM

Do states that decriminalize marijuana see more teens using it? According to a landmark study led by a professor at Washington University, the answer is a clear no. Dr. Richard Grucza, a professor of psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine, says he believes his just-published study is...

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