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8 pm news

Althoff netwomen set to start season

2014-09-01 20:09:00 BND.com

With the aid of a group of talented and experienced players, Althoff tennis coach Rusty Parker put the Crusaders program back among the elite last apring.

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6 pm news



Artists gather to paint flood wall in downtown St. Louis

2014-09-01 18:34:57 kmov.com
Graffiti artists from around the country gathered Monday in St. Louis to paint the flood wall for an event known as Paint Louis Read Full Story ...

Female killed in metro east interstate crash

2014-09-01 18:21:00 STLToday.com
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5 pm news



Police: One person dead after accident near I-255/I-64 interchange in Metro East

2014-09-01 17:49:24 kmov.com
Police said one person is dead after a truck went northbound in the southbound lanes of I-255 Monday afternoon Read Full Story ...

Michael Brown highway protest postponed, but at least one brief blockade forms anyway

2014-09-01 17:45:00 STLToday.com
FERGUSON ? Leaders of the Michael Brown protests gathered Monday afternoon to cancel plans for blocking a highway, but at least one impromptu closing took place about three hours later. Read Full Story ...

Job fair being held at hotel in Maryland Heights Thursday

2014-09-01 17:33:27 kmov.com
A job fair is being held at the Double Tree Westport Thursday Read Full Story ...

Michael Brown highway protest postponed, but a brief blockade forms anyway

2014-09-01 17:15:00 STLToday.com
FERGUSON ? Leaders of the Michael Brown protests gathered Monday afternoon to cancel plans for blocking a highway, but an impromptu closing took place about three hours later. Read Full Story ...

Police arrest suspected 'No Boundary Bank Robber'

2014-09-01 17:11:00 BND.com

Suburban Chicago police have arrested a 31-year-old man they believe is the "No Boundary Bank Robber."

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4 pm news



Cards rally for win, take over first

2014-09-01 16:45:00 STLToday.com
Wong's pinch two-run homer ties it and Holliday's single drives home the go-ahead run in seventh as Cards beat Pirates 5-4 and move ahead of Brewers into first place in NL Central. Read Full Story ...

Pine Lawn suspect loses shoes, cornered by police dog

2014-09-01 16:45:00 STLToday.com
PINE LAWN ? Ricky Smith, 17, was charged with weapons offenses for allegedly pointing a pistol at a detective during a traffic stop early Monday. Read Full Story ...

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

2014-09-01 16:40:00 STLToday.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the post… Read Full Story ...

Nobody Loves Putin

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2014-09-01 16:10:42 CagleCartoons

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3 pm news



KC-area manufacturers see skilled worker shortage

2014-09-01 15:42:00 BND.com

Manufacturing companies in Kansas and Missouri say there are plenty of high-paying jobs available for people qualified to run sophisticated factory equipment, but there doesn't seem to be enough local…

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Man found dead in central Illinois was hit by car

2014-09-01 15:37:00 BND.com

Authorities say a 26-year-old found dead in rural central Illinois apparently was struck by a motor vehicle while he walked home after visiting family.

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Obama's sanctions

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2014-09-01 15:07:07 CagleCartoons

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Action-packed TV might make you snack more: Study

2014-09-01 15:00:00 BND.com

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely-paced talk show.

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2 pm news



Who's No. 1? Edwardsville, Althoff top BND football rankings

2014-09-01 14:29:00 BND.com

Large-School Football Rankings (Class 5A-8A)

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KC police identify man killed by officers

2014-09-01 14:27:00 BND.com

Kansas City police have released the identity of a man killed by police officers after they say he fired several rounds at them before being fatally wounded.

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Patients to start applying for medical marijuana

2014-09-01 14:15:43 kmov.com
One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinoisans will actually ask for permission to use it Read Full Story ...

Bomb threat forces terminal evacuation at KCI

2014-09-01 14:12:00 BND.com

A person's comment about a pickup truck that might be carrying a bomb prompted the evacuation of a main terminal at Kansas City International Airport.

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Guard at Illinois prison accused of forging documents

2014-09-01 14:04:21 kmov.com
A guard at an Illinois prison is facing charges after he allegedly forged documents for defendants Read Full Story ...

TV review: History Channel's 'Houdini' isn't quite magical

2014-09-01 14:00:00 STLToday.com
But miniseries has its moments, most from star Adrien Brody. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Lies

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2014-09-01 13:31:23 CagleCartoons

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Containing Putin

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2014-09-01 13:30:41 CagleCartoons

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Michael Brown highway protest postponed

2014-09-01 13:15:00 STLToday.com
FERGUSON ? A planned protest to briefly shut down highways today in the St. Louis area has been postponed at the request of Michael Brown's family, one of the protest organizers said. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Hong Kong and democracy

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2014-09-01 12:58:14 CagleCartoons

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Cardinals promote bullying prevention

2014-09-01 12:44:22 kmov.com
A group known as ?Girls in the Know? talks to girls about self-esteem, health, and more is at Busch Stadium for Bullying Prevention Day. Read Full Story ...

Breaks sought for proposed biotech office park

2014-09-01 12:27:00 BND.com

Backers of a proposed biotech office park in south Kansas City are preparing to seek tax breaks for the 350-acre project.

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Entrepreneurs happy to be in St. Louis

2014-09-01 12:27:00 BND.com

A young entrepreneur's removal from Canada turns out to be fortuitous both for him and St. Louis.

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7 shows for your radar this week (Sept. 1-7)

2014-09-01 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Despite the holiday, there's plenty new in the next seven days. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Bloomington shuttle bus driver charged with DUI

2014-09-01 11:57:00 BND.com

A 32-year-old Bloomington man who drives a late-night shuttle bus has been charged with aggravated drunken driving.

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Pirates jump on Lynn in first, lead 2-0

2014-09-01 11:45:00 STLToday.com
Matheny says Masterson headed to bullpen. Read Full Story ...

Pirates jump on Lynn, lead 3-0 in second

2014-09-01 11:45:00 STLToday.com
Bucs score two in first, one in second; Matheny says Masterson headed to bullpen. Read Full Story ...

Holliday - who else? - gets Cards back in game

2014-09-01 11:45:00 STLToday.com
He drives in two with double; Pirates lead 3-2. Read Full Story ...

Wong ties game with two-run homer

2014-09-01 11:45:00 STLToday.com
Pinch hit blast in sixth make it 4-4. Read Full Story ...

Wong ties game with homer, Holliday puts them ahead 5-4

2014-09-01 11:45:00 STLToday.com
Holliday has 12 RBIs in three games. Read Full Story ...

Cards rally for win, are alone in first in Central

2014-09-01 11:45:00 STLToday.com
Wong hits two-run homer, Holliday drives in three. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Injuries overshadow Freeburg win; Carlyle drops a tough one

2014-09-01 10:57:00 BND.com

Three minutes into the season opener on Friday, the Freeburg Midgets had lost three starters to injury. Freeburg went on to pound Massac County 42-14, but the injuries cast a…

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Jay bats leadoff, Taveras second for Labor Day matinee

2014-09-01 10:37:00 STLToday.com
Descalso starts at third. Read Full Story ...

Chicago police: Murders down, shootings up

2014-09-01 10:22:00 BND.com

The Chicago Police Department says there were fewer murders in the first eight months of 2014 than in the same period last year. But they also indicate there were more…

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St. Louis Labor Day parade reminds city of its union history

2014-09-01 10:21:00 STLToday.com
`We've just got to get unified again.' Read Full Story ...

US Rep. Duckworth announces she's pregnant

2014-09-01 10:07:00 BND.com

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth says she's pregnant and expecting a baby girl in early December.

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9 am news



Putin oil on fire

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2014-09-01 09:46:04 CagleCartoons

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Everything you need to know about how restaurant tipping works

2014-09-01 09:24:00 STLToday.com
Tipping seems like a simple transaction between two parties. You eat at a restaurant, you experience good service, and in a show of gratitude you voluntarily leave the server a bonus $5 gratui… Read Full Story ...

No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

2014-09-01 09:07:00 BND.com

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

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8 am news



Ferguson police start wearing body cameras

2014-09-01 08:49:51 kmov.com
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP)-; Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras. Read Full Story ...

Russian Tourists

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2014-09-01 08:39:56 CagleCartoons

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7 am news



Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

2014-09-01 07:51:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON ? As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who… Read Full Story ...

'Fracking' one step closer to breaking ground in Illinois

2014-09-01 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Release of proposed new rules could open the new industry within three months. Read Full Story ...

Putin expands

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2014-09-01 07:22:58 CagleCartoons

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Victim shot in the leg during attempted robbery

2014-09-01 07:18:29 kmov.com
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One person rescued after car crashes into Eads Bridge

2014-09-01 07:16:47 kmov.com
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6 am news



Police: Suspects flash guns at officers, flee scene in North County

2014-09-01 06:56:58 kmov.com
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Labor Day Parade will close downtown streets Monday morning

2014-09-01 06:37:18 kmov.com
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Call center wait times climb in Missouri as Medicaid applicants seek answers

2014-09-01 06:15:00 STLToday.com
Private contractor, staffing issues cited as factors in drop in enrollment.  Read Full Story ...

5 am news



4 shot to death in Chicago suburb of Elmhurst

2014-09-01 05:00:00 STLToday.com
ELMHURST, Ill.  ?   An 82-year-old suburban Chicago man shot and killed his wife and two adult children before turning the gun on himself, DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen said Sunday. Read Full Story ...

4 am news



The Traveler

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2014-09-01 04:28:02 CagleCartoons

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Cubs to host Jackie Robinson West little leaguers

2014-09-01 04:07:00 BND.com

A championship team will be at Wrigley Field on Labor Day: The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars.

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EXCHANGE: Parvovirus attacking puppies in Illinois

2014-09-01 04:02:00 BND.com

As Abigail E. Rigby, a 1-year-old pug, had her yearly checkup and vaccinations on Aug. 12 at Bortell Animal Hospital in Bloomington, she was standing up to two infectious diseases…

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3 am news



Illinois to spend another $102M on high-speed rail

2014-09-01 03:07:00 BND.com

The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St.

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SIU hoping enrollment doesn't fall again this year

2014-09-01 03:02:00 BND.com

Officials at Southern Illinois University say they're "guardedly optimistic" new figures will show an end to a trend of dropping enrollments.

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12 am news



Tobacco and Terrorists

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2014-09-01 00:53:36 CagleCartoons

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Victim

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2014-09-01 00:50:28 CagleCartoons

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It's Holliday time for Cardinals

2014-09-01 00:35:00 STLToday.com
Slugger caps red-hot weekend with four more RBIs as Cards rally from 5-0 deficit to beat Cubs 9-6 and pull into a first-place tie in NL Central. Read Full Story ...

Obama's Challenges

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2014-09-01 00:22:56 CagleCartoons

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PUTIN invading UKRAINE

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2014-09-01 00:15:12 CagleCartoons

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Today's labor movement: win some, lose some

2014-09-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Battling opponents and economic changes, the U.S. labor movement sees low-wage workers as new target for organizing efforts. Read Full Story ...

At national election turning point, all is mostly quiet on the Missouri front

2014-09-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Sharp contrast to the Akin-McCaskill tempest of 2012  Read Full Story ...

Rams practice squad might not have room for Sam

2014-09-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Rams notebook ? Sam clears waivers, but it is unlikely the Rams will sign him to their practice squad. Read Full Story ...

Call center wait times climb as Medicaid applicants seek answers

2014-09-01 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Private contractor, staffing issues cited as factors in drop in enrollment.  Read Full Story ...

5 things to know about Missouri's elections

2014-09-01 00:05:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) ? Missouri's midterm elections will feature a full slate of contests for the U.S. House and the Missouri Legislature but little in the way of competitive statewide rac… Read Full Story ...

Illinois party bus driver charged with DUI

2014-09-01 00:00:00 STLToday.com
  BLOOMINGTON ? The driver of a late-night shuttle bus used primarily by bar patrons was charged with aggravated drunken driving Sunday after officers were notified the man may have been dr… Read Full Story ...

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