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Audit accuses Joplin schools of Sunshine Law violations

2015-03-06 13:15:00 BND.com

A state audit accuses the Joplin school district and its board of open record and meeting law violations.

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Netanyahu and Obama with tail

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2015-03-06 13:11:24 CagleCartoons

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Conway Deli a true family business

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2015-03-06 13:05:00 theintelligencer.com
The new Conway Deli in Maryville is truly a family business. Lee and Colleen Conway run the deli with their daughter Chanel Baer. Their son helps Lee make sausage in the evenings. The deli opened last Read Full Story ...

Road maintenance plan under review

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2015-03-06 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Glen Carbon now has a set direction for future roadway maintenance projects. Read Full Story ...

Effort underway to save historic Rockford doorway after fire

2015-03-06 13:00:00 BND.com

An effort is underway in Rockford to raise enough money to save the intricate entryway left standing after a January fire destroyed the former home of Rockford Cabinet Co.

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C-SPAN honors Affton students

2015-03-06 13:00:00 STLToday.com
Three Affton High School students have been recognized by C-SPAN in an annual documentary competition. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



St. Charles assault victim says repairman's past not checked

2015-03-06 12:55:00 BND.com

A sexual assault victim is suing three companies, claiming that her assault by a cable repairman could have been prevented if better background checks had been performed.

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Judge: Man innocent in 1994 home invasion, sex assault

2015-03-06 12:55:00 BND.com

A Peoria County judge has declared innocent a man who was once convicted in a 1994 home invasion and sexual assault.

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Ferguson Mayor: Jackson still chief, reviewing DOJ report

2015-03-06 12:51:46 kmov.com
Ferguson Mayor James Knowles sat down with News 4 for his first face-to-face interview since the Department of Justice released its report Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

NY State Ethics Reform

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2015-03-06 12:38:54 CagleCartoons

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Target layoffs

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2015-03-06 12:35:04 CagleCartoons

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Illinois records 7th-coldest February on record

2015-03-06 12:35:00 BND.com

Illinois climate experts say this February was the seventh coldest on record in the state.

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IS group erasing history, culture in Syria, Iraq

2015-03-06 12:23:00 STLToday.com
BEIRUT ? The Islamic State group's destruction of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq is part of a systematic campaign to destroy archaeological sites it says promote apostasy. Read Full Story ...

John Hancock's status as KMOX Radio host in question

2015-03-06 12:15:00 STLToday.com
KMOX boss says Hancock not slated to fill in next week for Mark Reardon Read Full Story ...

The story behind SIUE's Suzuki Program

2015-03-06 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
In 1975, Delyte Morris, then president of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, invited John Kendall to begin America?s first Suzuki violin teacher training program. The program still today train Read Full Story ...

LOCAL CA Cal Fire Responds

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2015-03-06 12:04:36 CagleCartoons

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HARRISON FORD

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2015-03-06 12:03:43 CagleCartoons

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Portion of Hanley Road to close Saturday

2015-03-06 12:03:27 kmov.com
A stretch of Hanley Road will be closed for a majority of the day Saturday. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



No sun, no problem: Willie McGee is in camp

2015-03-06 11:55:00 STLToday.com
'He's got carte blanche,' says Cards manager Matheny.  Read Full Story ...

Pa. cops: Baby left alone starves after mom's suspected overdose

2015-03-06 11:54:00 STLToday.com
MILLVALE, Pa. ? Police believe a 22-year-old woman died of an overdose a week or two ago, before her 10-month-old boy starved when no one was left to care for him in the western Pennsylvania a… Read Full Story ...

Cards open home schedule with moment of silence

2015-03-06 11:46:00 STLToday.com
In its first home game of spring, club memorializes Taveras, his girlfriend, and columnist Bryan Burwell. Read Full Story ...

Gonzales works two scoreless innings in debut

2015-03-06 11:46:00 STLToday.com
Heyward singles, steals third base, but Cards are scoreless with Houston. Read Full Story ...

Carpenter's groundout produces Cards 1-0 lead

2015-03-06 11:46:00 STLToday.com
Lefty Gonzales completes two scoreless innings on 30 pitches. Read Full Story ...

On the eve of Selma speech, Obama links its historical importance to Ferguson

2015-03-06 11:30:00 STLToday.com
The president says that despite progress, Ferguson has shown much yet needs to be done Read Full Story ...

Unions ask federal judge to dismiss Rauner lawsuit over dues

2015-03-06 11:30:00 BND.com

Illinois labor unions are trying to keep Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit over nonmember dues from potentially curbing union power nationwide.

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under cover

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2015-03-06 11:27:33 CagleCartoons

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Railway now says 21 cars derailed from oil train in Illinois

2015-03-06 11:08:00 STLToday.com
The accident occurred in a wooded area where the Galena River meets the Mississippi. Read Full Story ...

Illinois oil train derailment involved safer tank cars

2015-03-06 11:08:00 STLToday.com
The accident occurred in a wooded area where the Galena River meets the Mississippi. Read Full Story ...

Tower to host two photo workshops

2015-03-06 11:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Find the picture perfect opportunity for great photos during two photography workshops with renowned local photographer Dave Merritt at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower in Hartford, IL Saturday, Read Full Story ...

Bixen repeats as Spelling Bee champ

2015-03-06 11:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Edwardsville District 7 hosted its seventh Annual District Spelling Bee competition last week in the Lincoln Middle School Auditorium where Lukas Bixen, an eighth grade student from Lincoln Middle Sch Read Full Story ...

Legislation would make pumpkin Illinois' official state pie

2015-03-06 11:00:00 BND.com

Pumpkin pie could be the new official state pie of Illinois.

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10 am news



Ferguson leaders, DOJ officials to meet again

2015-03-06 10:50:07 kmov.com
Ferguson city leaders will meet with Justice Department officials in about two weeks and provide a plan for ways to improve the police department following a scathing report released this week. Read Full Story ...

Homeowners group relents, Oks playhouse for girl with cancer

2015-03-06 10:45:00 STLToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ? A young girl with leukemia who asked for a playhouse in her backyard will get her wish, after a homeowners association that initially rejected the idea relented. Read Full Story ...

Martinez will start Tuesday as Cards await Wainwright's debut

2015-03-06 10:45:00 STLToday.com
Young righthander will get two starts before a couple veterans will get their first. Read Full Story ...

The uncanny patience of Ty Kelly

2015-03-06 10:28:00 STLToday.com
Cards new switch-hitting utility infielder has a reputation for knowing the strike zone and swinging at fewer pitches than anyone. Why is he so picky? Read Full Story ...

Ohio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can't crack case

2015-03-06 10:25:00 STLToday.com
EUCLID, Ohio ? An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven't been able to crack the unusual case despite sta… Read Full Story ...

Star and stripes forever

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2015-03-06 10:16:16 CagleCartoons

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Missouri town's water bills lost in the mail

2015-03-06 10:10:00 BND.com

Residents of one small southeast Missouri town can be excused if they haven't paid their water bills ? the bills are all lost in the mail.

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9 am news



Endless Winter

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2015-03-06 09:59:23 CagleCartoons

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tax as robbery

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2015-03-06 09:57:09 CagleCartoons

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2 dead after fire sweeps through a St. Joseph home

2015-03-06 09:50:00 BND.com

Authorities say two people are dead after a fire swept through a St. Joseph home.

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Hillary's Emails

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2015-03-06 09:38:53 CagleCartoons

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Lindenwood student accused of sexual assault

2015-03-06 09:20:00 BND.com

A Lindenwood University student-athlete is charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault for allegedly making sexual contact with two women while they were sleeping at the Belleville, Illinois, campus…

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Police want help from auto body shops in I-70 fatal hit-and-run

2015-03-06 09:15:00 STLToday.com
Police want auto body shops to be on the lookout for 1999 to 2005 GMCs that just replaced a headlight or front grill. Read Full Story ...

CTA reports overall ridership dropped 3 percent last year

2015-03-06 09:05:00 BND.com

The Chicago Transit Authority says an overall ridership decline of nearly 3 percent last year reflects an increasing preference among commuters for rail service.

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Students to remember Missouri athlete who collapsed and died

2015-03-06 09:05:00 BND.com

Students are planning a remembrance for a Raymore-Peculiar High School athlete who died after collapsing during practice.

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Warmer weather moving into St. Louis-area

2015-03-06 09:00:36 kmov.com
If you are tired of the snow, ice and below freezing temperatures then you are in luck starting this weekend. Read Full Story ...

8 am news



Man, woman die in head-on crash in southwest Missouri

2015-03-06 08:50:00 BND.com

Two people have died in a head-on crash in southwest Missouri.

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Woman dies from injuries sustained during Belleville fire

2015-03-06 08:38:48 kmov.com
A woman who was inside her Belleville home when it caught fire Wednesday died Thursday morning. Read Full Story ...

Alert issued for missing St. Louis County man with dementia

2015-03-06 08:22:00 STLToday.com
Ronald Francis Gamache's credit card is being used at Illinois gas stations. Read Full Story ...

Attorney General stops online payday lenders in Missouri

2015-03-06 08:20:00 BND.com

Eight online payday lenders operated by one man from a South Dakota reservation will repay Missouri consumers who were charged excess fees under the terms of a settlement.

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Search underway for missing 84-year-old man

2015-03-06 08:15:34 kmov.com
Authorities are asking for help locating a man reported missing early Friday morning. Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Homeowners group grants playhouse for young girl with cancer

2015-03-06 07:45:00 BND.com

A young girl with leukemia who asked for a playhouse in her backyard, but was denied after a homeowners association blocked it, will get her wish after all.

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Hazelwood woman pleads guilty to fatally hitting pedestrian

2015-03-06 07:45:00 BND.com

A 30-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter after fatally striking a pedestrian with her vehicle in University City.

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Kansas City police investigating after toddler's death

2015-03-06 07:44:00 BND.com

Kansas City police are investigating after a 2-year-old girl was found dead from burn-related injuries at an apartment.

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Woman gets suspended sentence in death of infant son

2015-03-06 07:15:00 BND.com

An eastern Missouri woman has been given a suspended sentence in the death of her infant son.

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Local non-profit's website apparently hacked by ISIS

2015-03-06 07:06:53 kmov.com
The webpage for St. Louis based MERS Goodwill fell victim to an apparent hack by ISIS overnight. Read Full Story ...

DeKalb County recycles quarter-ton of electronics in a year

2015-03-06 07:00:00 BND.com

DeKalb County communities recycled more than a quarter-ton of computers, TVs and other electronics since it hired a new company to handle "e-waste" a year ago.

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6 am news



Peralta hits cleanup, joins Kelly in middle infield

2015-03-06 06:51:00 STLToday.com
With Carpenter, Heyward, Holliday still atop the lineup, Cards mix in a few younger players, each pushing for a job. Read Full Story ...

Coast Guard: Warmup could make frozen waterways dangerous

2015-03-06 06:44:00 BND.com

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning people to stay off of ice-covered lakes and waterways as temperatures begin to rise.

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Belleville woman, 68, dies following house fire

2015-03-06 06:30:00 BND.com

Authorities say a 68-year-old Belleville woman has died after suffering serious injuries in a house fire.

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State tuition scholarship boost close to passage in Jefferson City

2015-03-06 06:30:00 STLToday.com
$2 million increase. Read Full Story ...

Illinois has 'Top 10 Tips' for medical marijuana patients

2015-03-06 06:25:00 BND.com

The Illinois Department of Public Health has created a "Top 10" list of tips for people applying for medical marijuana cards.

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Naperville police offer their lobby to complete online sales

2015-03-06 06:25:00 BND.com

The Naperville Police Department is offering its lobby for anyone who wants to make sure transactions that started online end safely.

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Prosecutor: Illinois officers cleared in fatal shooting

2015-03-06 06:20:00 BND.com

An eastern Illinois prosecutor says two officers who shot a man to death outside a home in early January did nothing wrong.

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Anniversary of Selma march rekindles Ferguson comparisons

2015-03-06 06:10:00 BND.com

In only a few minutes on national television, the beatings of civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, dragged the inhumanity of Southern segregation…

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5 am news



Two men shot in gunfight on parking lot of Metro East topless nightclub

2015-03-06 05:54:00 STLToday.com
As many as 20 shots were fired on the lot outside the Pink Slip. Read Full Story ...

Chief Tom Jackson mum on federal report

2015-03-06 05:49:53 kmov.com
Ferguson?s police chief is ducking questions about his department and his future there in the wake of a scathing federal report. Read Full Story ...

Woman claims police told her to throw away evidence found in stolen van

2015-03-06 05:41:41 kmov.com
Woman claims police told her to throw away items not belonging to her after returning stolen van. Read Full Story ...

2 shot multiple times outside Metro East strip club

2015-03-06 05:14:02 kmov.com
An investigation is underway after two people were shot multiple times outside a Brooklyn strip club early Friday morning. Read Full Story ...

4 am news



Train carrying Bakken crude derails, burns in Illinois

2015-03-06 04:55:00 BND.com

A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting officials to suggest that everyone with 1 mile evacuate, authorities said.

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EXCHANGE: Dave Herzog is a master of marionettes

2015-03-06 04:00:00 BND.com

Puppeteer Dave Herzog and his colorful marionettes give families throughout the suburbs an opportunity to see a live-stage performance together for free.

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1 am news



Pine Lawn protesters press for changes in policing, courts

2015-03-06 01:30:00 BND.com

A day after a federal report demanded changes in policing and courts in Ferguson, a group of protesters pressed for similar reforms in a nearby St. Louis suburb.

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12 am news



McClellan: A woman without a country

2015-03-06 00:15:00 STLToday.com
A veteran's daughter born in Germany cannot get a birth certificate.  Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Veteran's daughter born in Germany cannot get a birth certificate.

2015-03-06 00:15:00 STLToday.com
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Silence in Ferguson, and defiance elsewhere, in wake of DOJ report

2015-03-06 00:05:00 STLToday.com
Supreme Court spokeswoman said the court is reviewing the report. Read Full Story ...

O'Fallon Brewery readying for spring opening of $10 million facility

2015-03-06 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Brewery in Maryland Heights seeks to attract customers with a new tasting room, restaurant and patio.  Read Full Story ...

Delta Queen takes steps toward a new life on the river

2015-03-06 00:00:00 STLToday.com
The 1920s-era paddlewheeler has new owners, but much work must still be done. Read Full Story ...

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