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10 am news

Missouri teen completes half of solo river trip

2014-08-01 10:32:00 BND.com

James Welborn, a recent Webb City High School graduate, has reached the halfway point of his solo canoe trip down the Mississippi River ? just in time to celebrate his…

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Grandmother's shooting death rocks St. Louis

2014-08-01 10:32:00 BND.com

The shooting death of a 46-year-old woman walking alongside three of her grandchildren is rocking a St. Louis neighborhood where residents say getting caught in the crossfire is far too…

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St. Louis seeks federal grant to offer temporary shelter to undocumented children

2014-08-01 10:20:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS  ?  City officials announced on Friday that they are seeking a federal grant to temporarily house 60 undocumented children from Central America.   Read Full Story ...

Ex-Bulls player pleads not guilty to sex abuse

2014-08-01 10:14:00 BND.com

Former NBA player Rick Brunson has pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges.

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Gov. Nixon calls for review of UMKC rankings

2014-08-01 10:14:00 BND.com

Gov. Jay Nixon has called for a review of the rankings achieved by the business school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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Metro East mom gets probation for giving son alcohol before his fatal car crash

2014-08-01 10:08:00 STLToday.com
Stephen Zehner, 18, died of injuries in a one-car crash Jan. 26, 2013. Read Full Story ...

Kings of Leon return to Verizon...minus the pigeons

2014-08-01 10:00:00 STLToday.com
Is it fair to blame it on ?Pigeongate?? Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Breakfast with Bernie: It's Oscar time for the Cards

2014-08-01 09:45:00 STLToday.com
Welcome to "Breakfast with Bernie," a daily take on the sports world brought to you from the First Bank Studio. Read Full Story ...

One injured after manhole explosion downtown

2014-08-01 09:41:21 kmov.com
The St. Louis Fire Department reported one person was injured after an explosion downtown Friday morning. Read Full Story ...

Explosion in downtown St. Louis manhole injures one person

2014-08-01 09:38:00 STLToday.com
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Chicago high-rise shooting victim remains critical

2014-08-01 09:34:00 BND.com

A CEO who police say was shot and wounded by a demoted co-worker remained in critical condition Friday at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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8 am news



Arrest made after man sped into naval station

2014-08-01 08:53:00 BND.com

Authorities say a man is in custody after he allegedly sped through the main gate of a Chicago-area naval station and slammed into two security cars during a police chase.

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Southern Ill. man gets probation in weapons case

2014-08-01 08:44:00 BND.com

A southern Illinois man who authorities say was found with a cache of firearms and explosives has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to a reduced…

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Parents sue caregiver website company over death

2014-08-01 08:29:00 BND.com

A Kenosha couple is suing the woman charged in the death of their baby and the caregiver screening website they used to hire her.

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35 Palestinians killed, Israeli officer missing

2014-08-01 08:13:00 STLToday.com
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  ? A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and t… Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Former postmaster sentenced for plotting robbery

2014-08-01 07:44:00 BND.com

A former southwest Missouri postmaster has been sentenced to three years and eight months in federal prison for plotting to rob a convenience store.

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2 men rescued from bucket lift in Illinois

2014-08-01 07:43:00 BND.com

Harnesses and other safety equipment are being credited with saving the lives of two men who found themselves stranded in a bucket lift 120 feet in the air in northwestern…

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Even amid hot race, St. Louis County voting rate unlikely to break 20 percent

2014-08-01 07:30:00 STLToday.com
`Abysmal,' says election official. Read Full Story ...

Wisconsin officials: Drugs worth $57,000 seized

2014-08-01 07:18:00 BND.com

Wisconsin officials have arrested five people they say were in possession of cocaine and heroin valued at $57,000.

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Boy, 16, accused of Lincoln Co. car break-ins

2014-08-01 07:18:00 BND.com

A Lincoln County teenager has been arrested for a series of car break-ins that occurred in subdivisions and commuter parking lots.

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Man surrenders after standoff in St. Louis

2014-08-01 07:13:00 BND.com

A 19-year-old man is hospitalized for observation after a standoff with St. Louis police.

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Sales tax weekend starts today, but is it worth the hassle?

2014-08-01 07:10:00 STLToday.com
Some would rather pay the tax than deal with crowds, the risk of empty shelves during the holiday, which starts Friday.  Read Full Story ...

6 am news



St. Louis to offer 'Amnesty Day' Saturday

2014-08-01 06:31:38 kmov.com
This weekend tens of thousands of people throughout the St. Louis area are expected to head to St. Louis Community College for a second chance. Read Full Story ...

Local FlOWNED

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2014-08-01 06:28:29 CagleCartoons

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Tipsheet: Cards trades draw mixed reviews

2014-08-01 06:20:00 STLToday.com
Some experts praised GM John Mozeliak's move but others panned the John Lackey trade. Read Full Story ...

Guilty plea in crash that killed 2 motorcyclists

2014-08-01 06:18:00 BND.com

An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to charges resulting from a southern Wisconsin crash that killed two motorcyclists.

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McGraw Live: Tim Elfrink & David Blaustein

2014-08-01 06:15:00 STLToday.com
We team with McGraw Milhaven to bring you the hottest topics of the day, live. Watch now! Read Full Story ...

Kansas City bus riders get access to free Wi-Fi

2014-08-01 06:12:00 STLToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) ? Bus riders in Kansas City now have access to free Wi-Fi. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Illinois woman gets 7 years for delivering cocaine

2014-08-01 05:39:00 BND.com

A northern Illinois woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to delivering cocaine to a police informant near a church.

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Teenager in critical condition after being shot, robbed in North City

2014-08-01 05:32:39 kmov.com
A teenager is listed in critical condition after he was shot during a robbery in North City early Friday morning. Read Full Story ...

Best Bets: LeAnn Rimes, OneRepublic, Funky Butt fish fry

2014-08-01 05:00:00 STLToday.com
Our staff picks the best things to do this week, with a look at what's ahead in the weeks to come. Read Full Story ...

Local guidebook gets update ? and even more words on cover

2014-08-01 05:00:00 STLToday.com
Long-winded title adds dozens of hidden St. Louis gems. Read Full Story ...

Movie stars aren't afraid to choose TV

2014-08-01 05:00:00 STLToday.com
From Halle Berry to Maggie Gyllenhaal, big names light up small screen. Read Full Story ...

4 am news



Illinois mom gets probation in son's crash death

2014-08-01 04:48:00 BND.com

A southwest Illinois mother has been sentenced to 2 years of probation after pleading guilty to providing alcohol to her son before he crashed his car and died.

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Police: Illinois businesses find counterfeit money

2014-08-01 04:38:00 BND.com

Sangamon County and Springfield authorities say they're investigating reports of customers using counterfeit money at local businesses.

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EXCHANGE: Rockford man proves HIV manageable

2014-08-01 04:13:00 BND.com

In the 17 years since he received his diagnosis, Lance Dauenbaugh's blood has delivered oxygen to his cells; it has carried nutrients and hormones; it has done everything necessary to…

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3 am news



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2014-08-01 03:39:38 CagleCartoons

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Ticket sales robust for Du Quoin State Fair

2014-08-01 03:23:00 BND.com

Organizers of the approaching state fair in southern Illinois' Du Quoin ((doo-KOYN') say grandstand ticket sales for this year's festival are well ahead of expectations.

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Illinois group to display vintage farm equipment

2014-08-01 03:18:00 BND.com

Vintage farm equipment including tractors, corn shredders and potato diggers will be on display Saturday and Sunday in northern Illinois.

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Durbin, Kirk push for federal action on Asian carp

2014-08-01 03:08:00 BND.com

Illinois' two U.S. senators are pressing federal officials to take action against the threat of Asian carp and other invasive species.

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Report: BP, Wood River agree on new police station

2014-08-01 03:08:00 BND.com

A southwestern Illinois city may be getting a new $7.8-million, 20,000-square-foot police station, courtesy of oil company BP.

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Sony subsidiary leaving U. of Illinois campus

2014-08-01 03:04:00 BND.com

A subsidiary of Sony Corporation that focuses on biotechnology is closing its operations on the University of Illinois campus and moving to California.

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2 am news



Kansas City moves to ban open carry of firearms

2014-08-01 02:05:00 BND.com

The city council in Kansas City has voted unanimously to ban the open carry of firearms, but the law could be stripped by a measure state lawmakers have approved to…

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1 am news



Missouri man gets 15 years for identity theft

2014-08-01 01:58:00 BND.com

A Missouri car dealer who orchestrated one of the largest identity thefts ever prosecuted in the state has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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Barck in the Bunker

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2014-08-01 01:28:50 CagleCartoons

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12 am news



Missouri car dealer gets 15 years for identity theft

2014-08-01 00:45:00 STLToday.com
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. ? A Missouri car dealer who orchestrated one of the largest identity thefts ever prosecuted in the state has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read Full Story ...

Media Views: KFNS mess now has Pace, Tkachuk being sued

2014-08-01 00:35:00 STLToday.com
Bank wants $320,000 combined from the former high-profile St. Louis athletes for their involvement in troubled radio operation. Read Full Story ...

Three Republicans compete for western St. Charles County's state Senate seat

2014-08-01 00:30:00 STLToday.com
State Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger and former Reps. Bob Onder and Vicki Schneider each have put in $200,000 or more in personal money into their campaigns Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Man here for 30 years can't escape his past

2014-08-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Federal immigration officials call Matthew Morrison in for fingerprints this summer. Read Full Story ...

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