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8 pm news

Lynn done as Rays add run

2014-07-23 20:45:00 STLToday.com
Righty allowed one earned run over 6 1/3 IP but is in line for the loss. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



SIUE doesn't have to look far for two elite baseball recruits

2014-07-23 19:59:00 BND.com

Edwardsville High teammates Brock Weimer and Aaron Jackson won't have to travel far to reach their goal of playing Division I college baseball.

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Ex-Illinois Gov. Thompson calls namesake state building 'a scrap heap'

2014-07-23 19:30:00 STLToday.com
CHICAGO ? The condition of the James R. Thompson Center, the foremost state government office building in Chicago, is getting some grief from former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson. Read Full Story ...

Plans for national soccer training center unveiled

2014-07-23 19:22:00 BND.com

The group that owns Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday announced plans for a $75 million soccer complex that backers hope will help Kansas City become the soccer capital of the…

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6 pm news



News 4 fact check: Dooley attacks Stenger on taxes

2014-07-23 18:57:10 kmov.com
News 4?s Craig Cheatham examines an ad aired by the campaign of St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley that claims Steve Stenger didn?t release his tax returns and paid little in taxes on a high income. Read Full Story ...

Rays strike first

2014-07-23 18:45:00 STLToday.com
For the second night in a row, a Tampa Bay pitcher drove in the first run of his career.  Read Full Story ...

4 suspects accused of stealing guns in Washington, Mo.

2014-07-23 18:41:08 kmov.com
Four suspects including three teens have been arrested in Washington, Mo. and police said it will put an end to the rash of burglaries in the area. Read Full Story ...

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

2014-07-23 18:30:00 STLToday.com
FLORENCE, Ariz. ? A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surroun… Read Full Story ...

US seeks to strip ex-charity head of citizenship

2014-07-23 18:28:00 BND.com

The Justice Department is taking steps to strip U.S. citizenship from a former Islamic charity director for allegedly not disclosing his support for extremist groups.

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Police: Violence is escalating in several Metro East towns

2014-07-23 18:20:45 kmov.com
Police told News 4 a gang war is the primary cause of a rise in violence in Madison, Washington Park, Alorton, East St. Louis, and Brooklyn. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



News 4 schools: Helping underprivileged kids in north St. Louis

2014-07-23 17:59:34 kmov.com
News 4?s Claire Kellett has more on a year round education program started by St. Louis Alderman Antonio French to help life children out of poverty. Read Full Story ...

Chicago school board approves $5.8 billion budget

2014-07-23 17:52:00 BND.com

The Chicago Board of Education has approved what officials say is a "stop-gap budget" that doesn't solve the school district's long-term financial problems.

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Cook County voters will get guns ballot question

2014-07-23 17:38:00 BND.com

November voters in Cook County will get a chance to weigh in on Illinois gun laws.

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Local fire district suspends firefighter for speaking to News 4

2014-07-23 17:32:23 kmov.com
News 4 has learned the Monarch Fire Poretection District's board recently bought bullet proof vests so they could protect board members during meetings. Read Full Story ...

High school track coach accused of sexual assault

2014-07-23 17:28:00 BND.com

A volunteer track coach at Chicago's Simeon Career Academy has been charged with raping a student in a school office and groping two other students.

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Sanctions Against Putin

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2014-07-23 17:26:08 CagleCartoons

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Putin Propaganda

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2014-07-23 17:23:54 CagleCartoons

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Town and Country man admits defrauding investors

2014-07-23 17:13:00 STLToday.com
Town and Country man admits defrauding investors of more than $1 million in fake Poplar Bluff land deal. Read Full Story ...

US Fidelis to be featured on CNBC's 'American Greed'

2014-07-23 17:04:00 STLToday.com
CNBC show "American Greed" to feature fraud perpetrated by Wentzville-based US Fidelis. Read Full Story ...

Standard & Poor's gives Illinois negative outlook

2014-07-23 17:03:00 BND.com

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed its outlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse.

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Police: People dropping off stray dogs in Metro East town

2014-07-23 17:00:53 kmov.com
Washington Park police said people are driving to Washington Park and dropping off dogs to roam freely. Read Full Story ...

Lawyers seeking release of Mueth documents back in court Aug. 8

2014-07-23 17:00:00 STLToday.com
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Paul McKee moves ahead with hospital plans

2014-07-23 17:00:00 STLToday.com
Developer Paul McKee remains on track with his previously announced plan to bring a small hospital to St. Louis' north side. Read Full Story ...

Second prosecutor says Illinois trooper won't be trusted

2014-07-23 17:00:00 STLToday.com
St. Clair and Madison County prosecutors say Trooper Bradley G. Wilken, now on desk duty, has credibility problems. Read Full Story ...

Second prosecutor says Illinois trooper won't be trusted in court

2014-07-23 17:00:00 STLToday.com
St. Clair and Madison County prosecutors say Trooper Bradley G. Wilken, now on desk duty, has credibility problems. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



WINGNUT GEAR SHIFT

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2014-07-23 16:58:23 CagleCartoons

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Miller replaces Martinez in rotation

2014-07-23 16:55:00 STLToday.com
Matheny says Miller will start Saturday in Chicago as Martinez is bumped back to a bullpen role. Read Full Story ...

ISP: Man pulled over by fake officers on I-55 was gagged, robbed

2014-07-23 16:51:43 kmov.com
Officers with the Illinois State Police are investigating after a man was found in a vehicle, bound and gagged with duct tape. Read Full Story ...

Ruling: Records in Bloomington case are public

2014-07-23 16:49:00 BND.com

Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office says the Illinois State Police must hand over records requested by the Pantagraph newspaper in Bloomington in the investigation of a former police office.

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Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

2014-07-23 16:47:50 kmov.com
Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

One of two suspects sought in connection to shooting death of Cahokia woman

2014-07-23 16:42:58 kmov.com
The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis announced Wednesday warrants were issued for two suspects believed to be involved in last week?s shooting death of Cassandra Holman in Cahokia, Illinois. Read Full Story ...

KC leaders endorse ban on openly carrying guns

2014-07-23 16:27:00 BND.com

A Kansas City City Council committee has endorsed a measure that would ban people from openly carrying firearms in the city limits.

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Driver pulled over, robbed and bound with duct tape on I-55 in Illinois

2014-07-23 16:26:00 STLToday.com
He pulled over for SUV with a red light on the dashboard. Read Full Story ...

Trial date set for 1 of 4 charged in Joliet deaths

2014-07-23 16:24:00 BND.com

A Will County judge says the new trial date for one of four people accused in a 2013 double homicide will be next month.

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Obama Golfs

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2014-07-23 16:23:45 CagleCartoons

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Flight recorder

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2014-07-23 16:16:53 CagleCartoons

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Is term-life insurance right for you?

2014-07-23 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Starting a family? Caring for aging parents? If you have dependents counting on your income, life insurance is more a necessity than a luxury. Read Full Story ...

Should you become a hands-on investor?

2014-07-23 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
If you want to send your children or grandchildren to college, retire comfortably and achieve other important life goals, you will have to invest ? it?s that simple. But the process of investing can s Read Full Story ...

Dance St. Louis announces 2014-15 season

2014-07-23 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Dance St. Louis announces its full 2014-2015 season, which features eight striking, entertaining and diverse productions. The upcoming 49th season includes: New Dance Horizons III, Dance Theatre of Ha Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Police: Elderly woman injured after accident in Maryland Heights

2014-07-23 15:54:08 kmov.com
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Obamacare Supreme Court

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2014-07-23 15:39:33 CagleCartoons

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Town and Country man pleads guilty to mail fraud

2014-07-23 15:35:00 BND.com

A St. Louis County man who claimed to own land in southeast Missouri that he planned to sell to Wal-Mart has pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud involving more…

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New rules planned to reduce risk of deadly oil train fires

2014-07-23 15:24:00 STLToday.com
Government plans to phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars. Read Full Story ...

Daley won't have to testify in restaurant lawsuit

2014-07-23 15:08:00 BND.com

Former Mayor Richard Daley won't have to testify in Chicago's lawsuit seeking to break the agreement for a Millennium Park restaurant.

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SSM, doctor involved in surgery error to part ways

2014-07-23 15:00:00 BND.com

A suburban St. Louis health care company is parting ways with a neurosurgeon who operated on the wrong side of a woman's brain last year.

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2 pm news



Man found fatally shot in the John DeShields Housing complex in East St. Louis

2014-07-23 14:59:00 STLToday.com
Police responding to call for shots fired found man. Read Full Story ...

Missouri Lottery gave less to education in 2014

2014-07-23 14:52:30 kmov.com
Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered a review of the Missouri Lottery after a decline in the proceeds transferred to education. Read Full Story ...

St. Charles man, 26, charged after taking screen shot of girl's breast, police said

2014-07-23 14:45:00 STLToday.com
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Ex-Illinois gov: Namesake building 'a scrap heap'

2014-07-23 14:21:00 BND.com

The condition of the James R. Thompson Center, a state office building in Chicago, is getting some grief from former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson.

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Wall Street Journal: Gov. Nixon is a potential future also-ran for president

2014-07-23 14:16:00 STLToday.com
`Mr. Nixon really has nothing to lose here.' Read Full Story ...

Gun Jump

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2014-07-23 14:11:35 CagleCartoons

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Senior health fair scheduled

2014-07-23 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 the Older Adults Health Council of Madison County and Senior Services Plus will sponsor a senior health fair.  The health fair will be held at the Tri-Mor Bingo Center, Read Full Story ...

MoBOT to host daylily sales

2014-07-23 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Take home a bit of the Missouri Botanical Garden by attending the MBG Daylily Association sale on Saturday, August 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All plants come from the Garden?s famous daylily collection a Read Full Story ...

Historic water tower welcomes visitors

2014-07-23 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The historic Compton Hill Water Tower is open for its 15th consecutive season of monthly openings and full moon viewings events.  Read Full Story ...

Chicago man charged in shooting death of boy, 16

2014-07-23 14:00:00 BND.com

A Chicago man has been charged in the April shooting death of a 16-year-old high school student.

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1 pm news



Washington University dean named to agriculture board

2014-07-23 13:45:00 STLToday.com
Barbara Schall joins 14 others to help boost agricultural economy  Read Full Story ...

Nixon orders review of Missouri Lottery operations

2014-07-23 13:38:00 STLToday.com
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Quinn signs legislation to combat flooding

2014-07-23 13:36:35 kmov.com
Gov. Pat Quinn has approved legislation aimed at tackling flooding around Illinois and protecting drinking water. Read Full Story ...

John Tartaglia sizes up in 'Seussical'

2014-07-23 13:30:00 STLToday.com
A big, talented cast brings Dr. Seuss characters to musical life. Read Full Story ...

Lawmaker: Ill. concealed carry law ?complicated?

2014-07-23 13:29:53 kmov.com
A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states. Read Full Story ...

Woman charged in fatal stabbing of Hillsdale man in St. Louis

2014-07-23 13:15:00 STLToday.com
Police said victim and a woman had been arguing before she stabbed him in the neck. Read Full Story ...

Woman charged in fatal stabbing of cousin in St. Louis

2014-07-23 13:15:00 STLToday.com
Police said victim and a woman had been arguing before she stabbed him in the neck. Read Full Story ...

Woman charged in fatal stabbing of cousin during birthday party in St. Louis

2014-07-23 13:15:00 STLToday.com
Police said victim and a woman had been arguing before she stabbed him in the neck. Read Full Story ...

Eternal Mideast Conflict

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2014-07-23 13:07:22 CagleCartoons

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12 pm news



Warrenton man sentenced 37 years for stealing purse in 2013

2014-07-23 12:58:34 kmov.com
A Warrenton man was sentenced to 37 years in prison for stealing a woman?s purse. Read Full Story ...

University of Tulsa track teams net honors

2014-07-23 12:56:00 BND.com

The University of Tulsa's men's and women's track and field teams have received All-Academic awards.

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New Statue of Liberty

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2014-07-23 12:46:28 CagleCartoons

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Illinois man retried, found not guilty in slaying

2014-07-23 12:35:00 BND.com

A suburban Chicago man who was granted a new trial for a slaying he was convicted of nearly two decades ago has been acquitted and set free.

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A Simple Idea

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2014-07-23 12:15:52 CagleCartoons

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SIUE School of Nursing?s Achievement Program Fully Funded by HRSA

2014-07-23 12:15:25 SIUE.edu

SON School of Nursing Dean's report 7-24-12The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing received a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) Program grant worth $997,076 to support the School?s Student Nurse Achievement Program (SNAP).

SNAP is a successful, ongoing initiative that addresses the critical need to increase the numbers of diverse professional nurses in the workforce by recruiting and retaining students from racially, ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds.

?This HRSA grant provides comprehensive services to students from underrepresented, diverse populations within the region,? said Dr. Laura Bernaix, interim dean of the School of Nursing. ?The SNAP program has been highly instrumental in enriching students? educational experiences and promoting success during their academic program. We are excited that this work can now continue by virtue of this new grant.?

The targeted population groups for SNAP are high school graduates in the Illinois counties of Madison and St. Clair, as well as collegiate pre-nursing students enrolled at SIUE. The structured interventions of SNAP include evidence-based academic strategies designed to address the educational and cultural disadvantages which impede the academic and career success of students.

The program builds on the students? self-esteem and self-perception, while building a social support system that continues beyond graduation. To that end, SNAP provides early social and academic interventions to address social determinants through tutoring, mentoring, study tables and networking. These evidence-based interventions and individual-level strategies are implemented to help students successfully complete the nursing program, graduate, pass NCLEX-RN and enter the workforce as professional registered nurses in their community.

Jerrica V. Ampadu, instructor in SIUE?s Department of Primary Care and Health Systems Nursing and SNAP lead, believes that this funding will allow the School of Nursing to build upon the University?s mission of diversity and commitment to retention.

?The funding from this grant will assist with the recruitment of students, as well as provide resources to students to ensure success throughout their academic careers,? said Ampadu. ?A diverse student body enhances the educational experiences of all students.?

Photo: SIUE School of Nursing students (L to R) Azia Taylor, Glenda Jeffries and Carolita Holmes.

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Illinois' concealed carry law too tough on out-of-state residents, lawmaker says

2014-07-23 12:13:00 STLToday.com
Illinois requires gun owners from other states to get Illinois permits even if they have one from their own state. Read Full Story ...

Illinois patients asking doctors: 'What about marijuana?'

2014-07-23 12:07:00 STLToday.com
Patients may start applying for marijuana ID cards in September, and they'll need a doctor's certification. Read Full Story ...

2 companies moving from Kansas to Missouri

2014-07-23 12:05:00 BND.com

Missouri has apparently won another round in the continuing border war with Kansas that involves using tax incentives to entice businesses to move across the state line that runs through…

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4 injured following 3 shootings in the St. Louis area

2014-07-23 12:02:51 kmov.com
Police are searching for suspects in connection with 3 separate shootings that occurred Tuesday in the St. Louis area. Read Full Story ...

Kerry is BACK

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2014-07-23 12:02:35 CagleCartoons

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Abuse cases ripe with frustrations

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2014-07-23 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Rarely do victims of physical and sexual abuse tell authorities the details of what happened to them so that their perpetrators can be charged and prosecuted for their crime. It?s also rare for a fami Read Full Story ...

Businesses damaged by shooter

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2014-07-23 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Edwardsville Police Department is investigating multiple reports of damaged windows as a result of vandals shooting them with a BB or pellet gun. Read Full Story ...

"I Love Lucy" among new course offerings

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2014-07-23 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
?I Love Lucy? fans will want to check out the SIUE Office of Educational Outreach?s recent fall leisure learning class announcement.  An ?I Love Lucy? class that will explore the popularity behind thi Read Full Story ...

Local man faces felony DUI charge

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2014-07-23 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
An Edwardsville man is facing multiple felony charges after he was stopped in the morning hours of July 11. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Ex-1970s radical buys George Will's Champaign home

2014-07-23 11:45:00 BND.com

A house that conservative political commentator George Will sold to the University of Illinois has been bought by former 1970s radical James Kilgore and his wife.

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Dabble to move company headquarters to St. Louis

2014-07-23 11:41:42 kmov.com
After winning one of the $50,000 grants from Arch Grants, Chicago-based startup Dabble is moving its corporate headquarters to downtown St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

2014-07-23 11:38:00 BND.com

When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign.

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Gordon: Don't write off Taveras

2014-07-23 11:38:00 STLToday.com
Oscar's bandwagon has thinned out this summer. But he just turned 22, and his career hasn't really started yet. Read Full Story ...

Man fatally stabbed by woman in St. Louis

2014-07-23 11:20:00 BND.com

A 24-year-old woman is in custody after a man was stabbed to death in St. Louis.

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10 am news



Duran Duran suing its fan club

2014-07-23 10:56:00 BND.com

Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club.

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Emails raise questions of politics in 2010 program

2014-07-23 10:50:00 BND.com

A published report is raising questions about the role of politics in Gov. Pat Quinn's scandal-plagued anti-violence program that's under federal investigation.

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State alters transfer plan for Normandy

2014-07-23 10:43:28 kmov.com
The Missouri Board of Education is altering its transfer policy for the troubled Normandy School District, a move that will allow additional students to transfer. Read Full Story ...

Hillsdale man dies in stabbing in St. Louis; suspect arrested

2014-07-23 10:39:00 STLToday.com
Police said victim and a woman, 24, had been arguing before she stabbed him.  Read Full Story ...

Surgeon who operated on wrong side of woman's brain to leave SSM

2014-07-23 10:30:00 STLToday.com
SSM says Dr. Armond Levy's planned departure had nothing to do with botched surgery. Read Full Story ...

Surgeon who operated on wrong side of St. Ann woman's brain to leave SSM

2014-07-23 10:30:00 STLToday.com
SSM says Dr. Armond Levy's planned departure had nothing to do with botched surgery. Read Full Story ...

Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'

2014-07-23 10:25:00 BND.com

Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program.

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Lawmaker: Ill. concealed carry law 'complicated'

2014-07-23 10:24:00 BND.com

A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states.

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Woman sought in fatal house fire

2014-07-23 10:24:00 BND.com

St. Louis County police are searching for a 36-year-old woman, a suspect in a homicide and arson investigation.

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Authorities search for suspect after fatal house fire

2014-07-23 10:13:03 kmov.com
Authorities are asking for help locating a suspect after a woman died in a house fire on July 6. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis County police renew call for help finding suspect in fatal fire

2014-07-23 10:03:00 STLToday.com
Police say Lakieshia Lane has spoken to police by phone but has refused to turn herself in. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Loves Park veteran wants to keep giving away flags

2014-07-23 09:55:00 BND.com

A northern Illinois veteran who gives away free American flags every Memorial Day has raised $4,000 for a fund to keep the tradition going after he dies.

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Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

2014-07-23 09:55:00 BND.com

A railroad bridge is undamaged and Mississippi River traffic is moving again at Louisiana, Missouri, after barges broke free from their tow and became stuck under the bridge.

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First St. Louisan tapped to lead JDRF

2014-07-23 09:43:00 STLToday.com
Derek Rapp, formerly of Monsanto, is JDRF's new president and CEO. Read Full Story ...

Derek Rapp tapped to lead JDRF

2014-07-23 09:43:00 STLToday.com
Derek Rapp, formerly of Monsanto, is JDRF's new president and CEO. Read Full Story ...

Derek Rapp tapped to lead diabetes research nonprofit JDRF

2014-07-23 09:43:00 STLToday.com
Derek Rapp, formerly of Monsanto, is JDRF's new president and CEO. Read Full Story ...

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

2014-07-23 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Pictures from the airport showed a handful of firefighters using flashlights to look at wreckage in the darkness. Read Full Story ...

Tire flies off SUV, hits another car in Chicago, killing driver

2014-07-23 09:14:00 STLToday.com
The accident happened Wednesday morning on Chicago's south side.  Read Full Story ...

Man accused of leaving infant twins unattended

2014-07-23 09:10:00 BND.com

A suburban St. Louis man is facing child endangerment charges for allegedly leaving his twin 9-month-old daughters in a car outside a store.

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Driver dies when tire hits car on Chicago highway

2014-07-23 09:05:00 BND.com

A tire that flew off an SUV bounced across an interstate highway in Chicago and slammed into a car, causing an accident that killed its driver.

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Plane crashes in bad weather in Taiwan, killing 51

2014-07-23 09:00:00 STLToday.com
Pictures from the airport showed a handful of firefighters using flashlights to look at wreckage in the darkness. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis woman slain in ambush had left boyfriend because of abuse, police say

2014-07-23 09:00:00 STLToday.com
Jolice Trice, 25, moved in with a friend recently on Thrush Avenue and was killed while leaving the home Sunday. Read Full Story ...

8 am news



St. Louis ranks among unhappiest metropolitan areas

2014-07-23 08:55:22 kmov.com
St. Louis ranks among the unhappiest metropolitan areas in new research released on Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Ex-Missouri sheriff indicted in property thefts

2014-07-23 08:50:00 BND.com

A southwest Missouri sheriff has been indicted by a federal grand jury on allegations that he stole property recovered in criminal cases and sold a stolen firearm.

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Vladimir

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2014-07-23 08:40:14 CagleCartoons

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Flight MH17

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2014-07-23 08:37:21 CagleCartoons

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St. Joseph woman sentenced for $1 million fraud

2014-07-23 08:31:00 BND.com

A St. Joseph woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison with no parole for stealing nearly $1 million from two companies she partially owned.

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7 am news



Ohio base ranked highly by Air Force newspaper

2014-07-23 07:55:00 BND.com

A newspaper serving U.S. Air Force personnel has ranked Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton as one of the best places in the country to be stationed.

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Boy, 14, shot in stomach in St. Louis County

2014-07-23 07:35:00 BND.com

Police in St. Louis County are searching for the gunman who shot a 14-year-old boy.

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Scam targets Jefferson County residents

2014-07-23 07:30:20 kmov.com
Several people in Jefferson County are getting phone calls from someone posing as a family member asking for help. Read Full Story ...

In-party fight pits McCaskill against fellow Democratic senator from Alaska

2014-07-23 07:30:00 STLToday.com
At issue: Alaska Native Corporations. Read Full Story ...

Several car break-ins reported in St. Louis area

2014-07-23 07:30:00 BND.com

Police in several St. Louis-area communities are investigating a series of car break-ins that have occurred over the past several days.

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PressTerror

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2014-07-23 07:02:04 CagleCartoons

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SIUE commemorates interim provost

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2014-07-23 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
Parviz Ansari has replaced Ann Boyle as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Read Full Story ...

SIUE finds new Director of Graduate Education

2014-07-23 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
Among the transitions occurring and temporary positions being assigned throughout many departments and offices on campus, SIUE welcomes the new Director of Graduate Education Shannon Hennessey. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Missouri woman gets 120 days in jail for fatal drunken-driving crash

2014-07-23 06:41:00 STLToday.com
Her blood-alcohol level at the time of the deadly crash in 2012 was 0.134 percent; the legal limit is 0.08 percent.  Read Full Story ...

Woman sentenced in fatal SW Missouri crash

2014-07-23 06:30:00 BND.com

A woman who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter after a fatal car crash in which she was driving drunk has been sentenced to 120 days in jail.

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McGraw Live: Stages & Robert Patton

2014-07-23 06:15:00 STLToday.com
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Tennessee signs out-of-state firm for ads

2014-07-23 06:15:00 BND.com

Tennessee officials have signed a five-year, $60 million contract with a Kansas City, Missouri firm to produce the "Made in Tennessee" tourism campaign.

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Deer hunters in Illinois get new rules for 2014-15 season

2014-07-23 06:15:00 STLToday.com
The number of firearms permits for some counties will be cut.  Read Full Story ...

Crime trend alert: Car break-ins hit several communities in 5 days

2014-07-23 06:06:25 kmov.com
Authorities on both sides of the river are investigating after a string of car break-ins in the past few days. Read Full Story ...

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Homicide called to investigate 2 separate incidents ovenight

2014-07-23 05:24:33 kmov.com
Homicide was called to investigate two separate incidents early Wednesday morning in the St. Louis area. Read Full Story ...

From the archives: Cave flood drowns 4, 3 missing

2014-07-23 05:00:00 STLToday.com
A flash flood caught a caving expedition in Cliff Cave, drowning six people on July 23, 1993.  Read Full Story ...

What will happen to St. Louis Storytelling Festival?

2014-07-23 05:00:00 STLToday.com
Just three months ago, the St. Louis Storytelling Festival advertised its 35th annual event as the "largest FREE storytelling festival in the world!" Read Full Story ...

Illinois college breaks ground on mining facility

2014-07-23 05:00:00 BND.com

A Saline County community college has broken ground on a simulated mine facility that will be used for education and competitions.

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Missouri sheriff accused of taking inmates to bars quits

2014-07-23 05:00:00 STLToday.com
He's also accused of having two inmates do work at his home. Read Full Story ...

4 am news



2 Illinois gang members plead guilty to conspiracy

2014-07-23 04:30:00 BND.com

Two Illinois gang members have pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute drugs.

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Rule changes coming in 2014-15 deer hunting season

2014-07-23 04:20:00 BND.com

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is announcing a number of changes for the upcoming deer hunting season.

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Death penalty sought in Warren County killings

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

An eastern Missouri man accused of killing two women and a boy in Warren County earlier this year could get the death penalty if convicted.

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EXCHANGE: College coop home to flock

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

Beyond the classrooms, labs and offices at Richland Community College reside about 50 noisy, feathered tenants with a habit of rolling around in the dirt.

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Fire-damaged Illinois state building set to reopen

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

A Springfield state office building damaged by a small fire appears ready to be back in business after a one-day closure.

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Missouri sheriff resigns after inmate allegations

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

A rural northern Missouri sheriff is resigning after being accused of taking inmates to bars and having them work at his home.

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Normandy plans job fair for teachers

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

The collaborative now running the troubled Normandy School District in St. Louis County will hold a job fair as it seeks new teachers.

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White House: Obama to visit Kansas City next week

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

The White House has announced President Barack Obama will be in Missouri next week to deliver a speech on the economy.

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3 am news



Group seeks to put replica village at Fort Massac

2014-07-23 03:35:00 BND.com

A replica 18th-century fort in southern Illinois will be getting a neighbor.

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Ex-school janitor accused of assaulting students

2014-07-23 03:20:00 BND.com

A former Chicago Public Schools janitor is accused of raping one student and fondling another while working at a South Side high school.

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Small town police concerned about dispatch fees

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

Small town police departments in northeastern Illinois are expressing concern over possible increases in the fees they pay for dispatch services from DeKalb County.

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Chicago to add noise monitors near O'Hare airport

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

Chicago plans to install eight new airport noise monitors in neighborhoods near O'Hare International Airport.

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Southwest plane makes emergency landing in Ohio

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Port Columbus International Airport because a fire-indicator light came on.

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Durbin to Putin: Take responsibility for crash

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.

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Missouri firefighter suspended for public comments

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

A Missouri fire protection district has suspended one if its captains for speaking to the media about the board's purchase of bulletproof vests.

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Missouri man gets 37 years for purse snatching

2014-07-23 02:40:00 BND.com

An eastern Missouri man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for stealing a woman's purse.

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Social media solving the world's problems

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2014-07-23 02:27:45 CagleCartoons

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12 am news



McClellan: the sky is still falling on Rams fans

2014-07-23 00:15:00 STLToday.com
He sees the possibility of holding the NFL draft in LA next year as a bad omen for St. Louis.  Read Full Story ...

Control problems hurt Wainwright

2014-07-23 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Rays beat the Cards on strength of five-run inning. Read Full Story ...

The best and worst of Rams camps entering Year 20

2014-07-23 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Team has had some moments to remember since arriving in St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Top 10 memorable moments from St. Louis Rams camp

2014-07-23 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Believe it or not, the Rams are embarking on their 20th training camp since the move to St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

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