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6 pm news
MU grad gives $1M to journalism school for LGBT education2015-04-26 18:16:00 STLToday.com
St. Louisan on 'Spring Baking Championship' tonight2015-04-26 18:15:00 STLToday.com
TV review: Showtime's 'Happyish' isn't very funnyish2015-04-26 18:04:00 STLToday.com
5 pm news
Q&A: What's at stake in Tuesday's Supreme Court gay marriage arguments2015-04-26 17:45:00 STLToday.com
Mozeliak says Cards will try to fill Wainwright loss from within2015-04-26 17:36:00 STLToday.com
Motorist with three children in vehicle loses control and is ejected2015-04-26 17:17:00 STLToday.com
Weekend wrap-up: Cards lose one game, three players2015-04-26 17:15:00 STLToday.com
Blues' season ends in first round again2015-04-26 17:05:00 STLToday.com
4 pm news
Goodell: Emanuel delivered in bringing NFL draft to Chicago2015-04-26 16:38:00 BND.com
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (guh-DEHL') says Mayor Rahm Emanuel was very committed in his push to bring the draft to Chicago.Read Full Story ...
Missouri soldier killed in 1970 buried after memorial2015-04-26 16:27:00 BND.com
A Missouri soldier has been buried more than four decades after he died in an Army helicopter crash.Read Full Story ...
Bernie: Mulling Cards' options to replace Waino2015-04-26 16:20:00 STLToday.com
3 pm news
Chicago mother of earthquake survivor worries of his return2015-04-26 15:33:00 BND.com
The Chicago mother of a mountain climber who survived a deadly earthquake in Nepal says she's relieved but has lingering concerns about how her son will get off Mount Everest.Read Full Story ...
2 pm news
In Forest Park, saving the planet is focus of Earth Day celebration2015-04-26 14:25:00 STLToday.com
19-year-old mother indicted in child's death2015-04-26 14:12:00 BND.com
A 19-year-old woman has been charged with killing her 1-year-old daughter.Read Full Story ...
Family, friends in Baltimore mourn death of arrested man2015-04-26 14:00:00 STLToday.com
Sunny day equals big crowd at Earth Day Festival under way in Forest Park2015-04-26 14:00:00 STLToday.com
1 pm news
ISP investigates East St. Louis Housing Authority shooting2015-04-26 13:28:00 BND.com
Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting involving an East St. Louis Housing Authority police officer that left one man injured.Read Full Story ...
Second-degree murder charges filed in Kansas City stabbing2015-04-26 13:07:00 BND.com
A 21-year-old man has been charged in a fatal stabbing outside a Kansas City apartment complex.Read Full Story ...
12 pm news
Missouri jury convicts man in fatal shooting of son2015-04-26 12:53:00 BND.com
A southwest Missouri man has been convicted of manslaughter in the death of his son while high on synthetic drugs.Read Full Story ...
Deputies investigate body found in northwest Missouri river2015-04-26 12:48:00 BND.com
Authorities are investigating after a male body was found in a river in northwest Missouri.Read Full Story ...
Telegraph Profiles SIUE Alum Akers as New Wood River Mayor2015-04-26 12:48:00 SIUE.edu
SIUE alum Fred Akers was sworn in as Wood River’s new mayor on Monday, April 20. Alton Telegraph writer Nathan Grimm featured Akers in a story posted April 25.
Read it here.
The Alestle Wins American Scholastic Press Association Award2015-04-26 12:45:00 SIUE.edu
The Alestle, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s student newspaper, won second place in the annual awards given by the American Scholastic Press Association.
The ASPA’s annual review and contest for scholastic newspapers, yearbooks and magazines compares student publications at colleges, universities and high schools around the nation. Judges base their scores on page design, story layout, graphics, headlining, style, advertising and photography, content, creativity and editing.
Points are allocated in the various competition categories based on a judge’s assessment.
In the page design and artwork categories, The Alestle scored high, in addition to scoring well overall.
The judge’s comments about Editor-in-Chief Hailey Huffines and her staff in the letter from ASPA described The Alestle staff as showing “emerging creativity and journalistic knowledge of your editors, reporters, writers, photographers, layout/graphics designers and advisor.”
The Alestle competed nationally against several other four-year school newspapers from across the country. SIUE’s student newspaper regularly wins awards in the annual Associated Collegiate Press Best of Show Awards and the annual Illinois College Press Association awards as well.
For more information about The Alestle, contact Tammy Merrett, Alestle program director at 618-650-3597.Read Full Story ...
Illinois lawmakers consider ban on crib bumper pads2015-04-26 12:03:00 BND.com
Illinois lawmakers are again considering a ban on crib bumper pads along with a proposal to set state safety standards for the product.Read Full Story ...
11 am news
Swansea school district settles civil rights complaint2015-04-26 11:37:00 BND.com
A southwestern Illinois school district has settled a federal civil rights complaint filed by a family who says their son was the target of racial slurs and bullying.Read Full Story ...
U of Illinois spends $30K for Biden speech on sex assault2015-04-26 11:22:00 BND.com
Officials say the University of Illinois spent an estimated $30,000 to bring Vice President Joe Biden to campus as part of a White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults.Read Full Story ...
Elderly woman dies in house fire in Collinsville2015-04-26 11:03:00 STLToday.com
Wainwright has Achilles injury2015-04-26 11:00:00 STLToday.com
10 am news
Kansas smokers unhappy with proposal for cigarette tax hike2015-04-26 10:58:00 BND.com
Kansas smokers are upset about plans to sharply increase the cigarette tax to help fill a budget hole.Read Full Story ...
1 firefighter injured in suburban warehouse fire2015-04-26 10:57:00 BND.com
Fire officials in suburban Chicago are investigating the cause of a fire at a warehouse owned by a candle company.Read Full Story ...
Analysis: Missouri lawmakers opt for privacy in budget deals2015-04-26 10:43:00 BND.com
Updates with quotes from lawmakers and political scientists and additional details about budget negotiations…Read Full Story ...
Man shot by security guard in housing complex in East St. Louis2015-04-26 10:38:00 STLToday.com
Man dies in single-vehicle crash in south St. Louis County2015-04-26 10:30:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis man killed in crash on Interstate 55 in south St. Louis County2015-04-26 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Wainwright likely has Achilles injury2015-04-26 10:25:00 STLToday.com
8 am news
Sunny skies make for Earth Day fun at Forest Park2015-04-26 08:15:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
'Young Eliot' examines early years of world's great poet2015-04-26 05:00:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis indie bookstores roll out the welcome mat2015-04-26 05:00:00 STLToday.com
At risk: Could your favorite show be canceled?2015-04-26 05:00:00 STLToday.com
4 am news
Chicago Bears players visit with Fairdale tornado victims2015-04-26 04:02:00 BND.com
Two Chicago Bears players have visited with residents recovering from the tornado that tore through a tiny northern Illinois community this month.Read Full Story ...
Dog left for days inside Chicago animal control van2015-04-26 04:02:00 BND.com
Authorities say a dog was forgotten and left for several days inside a Chicago Animal Care and Control van.Read Full Story ...
12 am news
Looting and violence in Baltimore streets during Freddie Gray protest2015-04-26 00:30:00 STLToday.com
From the editor: Go! List offers best of St. Louis2015-04-26 00:15:00 STLToday.com
EXCHANGE: Pathologist looks into death of children2015-04-26 00:02:00 BND.com
When a child's death cries out for answers, a Bloomington pathologist is part of the team of experts called on to provide an answer.Read Full Story ...
EXCHANGE: Mercy Garden plants seeds of self-sufficiency2015-04-26 00:01:00 BND.com
In nine years of vegetable gardening with her boyfriend, Danielle Aughton never knew the best time to plant Brussels sprouts.Read Full Story ...
McClellan: Woman traces her roots to a surprise ending2015-04-26 00:00:00 STLToday.com
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