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A few bystanders, many reporters shiver in downtown Clayton awaiting word from grand jury

2014-11-24 18:30:00 STLToday.com
A few protesters in Ferguson waved American flags but traffic kept moving.  Read Full Story ...

Crowd grows across from Ferguson police station as country awaits grand jury decision

2014-11-24 18:30:00 STLToday.com
?I don't believe this going to be some kind of violent showdown,? pastor says. Read Full Story ...

Arizona too much for Mizzou

2014-11-24 18:26:00 STLToday.com
No. 3 Wildcats pull away at Maui Invitational, beat Tigers 72-53. Read Full Story ...

Florissant boy, 13, reported missing, believed to have joined protesters in Ferguson

2014-11-24 18:21:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis County Police issued an Endangered Person Advisory for him this evening Read Full Story ...

Gov. Nixon calls for peace, discusses preparations for Ferguson announcement

2014-11-24 18:10:00 STLToday.com
Announcement expected tonight on whether officer will face charges in Michael Brown shooting. Read Full Story ...

A few bystanders, many reporters shivver in downtown Clayton awaiting word from grand jury

2014-11-24 18:00:00 STLToday.com
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5 pm news



Kantrovitz leaves Cards for return to Oakland

2014-11-24 17:57:00 STLToday.com
Director of amateur scouting, a St. Louis native, oversaw drafts that brought Wacha, Gonzales to club. Read Full Story ...

Nixon's comments to EPA suggest carbon rule tweaks

2014-11-24 17:48:00 STLToday.com
The Missouri governor has been largely silent on the controversial rules. Read Full Story ...

Ferguson prepares for grand jury announcement

2014-11-24 17:45:00 STLToday.com
FERGUSON ? At the shooting scene, in the 2900 block of Canfield Drive, about two dozen people had gathered here by abut 5 p.m. A short time earlier, Mel Moffitt of Lost Voices, an organization… Read Full Story ...

Will Grand Jury testimony and evidence be released if there is no indictment?

2014-11-24 17:42:08 kmov.com
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Prosecutor: Ferguson announcement coming at 8 p.m.

2014-11-24 17:21:00 BND.com

The St. Louis County prosecutor's office has announced plans for an 8 p.m. news conference to announce whether a grand jury has indicted a Ferguson police officer in the shooting…

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KTVI pre-empts prime time for Ferguson coverage

2014-11-24 17:16:00 STLToday.com
Tuesday shows will air late Saturday. Read Full Story ...

Rallies planned across US before Ferguson decision

2014-11-24 17:16:00 BND.com

Police departments in several major cities were bracing for large demonstrations as people across the country planned to hold protests even before they know whether a grand jury has indicted…

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A few protesters gather at site of Michael Brown killing to await grand jury decision

2014-11-24 17:15:00 STLToday.com
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St. Louis area stores, employers, malls close ahead of grand jury decision

2014-11-24 16:55:00 STLToday.com
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Son says Mexican trafficker dad not a 'monster'

2014-11-24 16:51:00 BND.com

The son of a convicted drug trafficker with reputed links to Mexico's Sinaloa cartel is defending his father.

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Grand jury has reached decision in Ferguson case, announcement set for 8 p.m.

2014-11-24 16:45:00 STLToday.com
Ahead of the decision announcement Monday night, the St. Louis County Courthouse started to clear out and schools in the area canceled after-hour activities.  Read Full Story ...

QuikTrip, Best Buy closing locations ahead of grand jury decision

2014-11-24 16:42:00 STLToday.com
Best Buy closes Brentwood store early. Read Full Story ...

Black caucus urges peace, caution at protests

2014-11-24 16:31:00 BND.com

The chairman of the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus is urging protesters to remain peaceful, regardless of whether a grand jury decides to indict a Ferguson police officer in the fatal…

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New push underway for prescription drug monitoring in Missouri

2014-11-24 16:30:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY   ?   A Republican legislator from the Bootheel hopes to bring Missouri in line with the rest of the country by passing a prescription drug monitoring program next year. Read Full Story ...

Restaurants closing prior to grand jury announcement

2014-11-24 16:30:00 STLToday.com
Restaurants in Ferguson, Clayton and elsewhere in St. Louis are closing early due to the 8 p.m. announcement. Read Full Story ...

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

2014-11-24 16:26:00 BND.com

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3 pm news



Gatherings small so far to await Ferguson decision by grand jury

2014-11-24 15:30:00 STLToday.com
A few protesters in Ferguson waved American flags but traffic kept moving.  Read Full Story ...

Programming Note: News 4's Coverage on grand jury decision Monday night

2014-11-24 15:26:57 kmov.com
News 4 will be on air from 5:00-7:00 p.m. tonight for special coverage on the grand jury?s decision. Read Full Story ...

Nixon, local officials to discuss preparation for Grand Jury decision at UMSL

2014-11-24 15:22:44 kmov.com
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St. Charles County tax bills include donation checkoff for charity

2014-11-24 15:21:00 STLToday.com
Taxpayers can give $1, $5 or $10 to the county's Community Assistance Fund, which makes grants to nonprofit groups that aid poor people. Read Full Story ...

Answers to questions about the Ferguson grand jury

2014-11-24 15:17:00 BND.com

A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months as it weighed whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was…

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Advocates push Missouri prescription pill tracking

2014-11-24 15:12:00 BND.com

A Missouri lawmaker is continuing to push for a prescription medication database despite several previous failed attempts.

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St. Louis County prosecutor will release records if no indictment

2014-11-24 15:08:00 STLToday.com
Should a grand jury fail to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, Missouri law allows St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch to release grand jury documents without … Read Full Story ...

Immigration Executive Action

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2014-11-24 15:07:17 CagleCartoons

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New proposal would radically change current Illinois state football playoff system

2014-11-24 15:05:00 BND.com

A proposal to revamp the current state football playoffs into more of a regional playoff system will be placed up for vote by Illinois High School Association member schools beginning…

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2 pm news



Black state legislators call for peaceful protests, decry police `militarization'

2014-11-24 14:49:00 STLToday.com
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Md. wind farm developer seeks zoning exception

2014-11-24 14:42:00 BND.com

A western Maryland wind farm developer is asking state regulators for a third construction delay while it seeks an exception to local land-use regulations.

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SIUE Instructor Named Regional Head Start Teacher of the Year

2014-11-24 14:39:28 SIUE.edu

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It?s close to the end of the day and five of the 16 pre-school children are moving throughout the room and calling out Jacqueline Schubert?s name, almost incessantly. The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Head Start/Early Head Start teacher patiently, loving and adeptly responds to each one.

?Yes, Jaden, what do you need?? asks the Region 5 Head Start Teacher of the Year, as she opens her arms to the four-year-old who has come and playfully wedged himself between her knees and the desk.

Schubert, child development supervisor at the Belleville Head Start Center, recently won Teacher of the Year Award for the Region 5 Head Start Association. Besides Illinois, Region 5 consists of Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Schubert?s advancement to the regional level indicates that she is also the winner at the state level. Her name will be submitted to the National Head Start Association for consideration of Teacher of the Year at the national level in March 2015.

?You have to have patience with children because they live in such a changing and fast environment. I?m probably too patient,? said the 67-year-old grandmother of 13. ?But the students help keep me young; and I love children.?

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The preschoolers seem to realize their teacher?s devotion and respond favorably.

?She?s nice to us,? said five-year-old Kaven Danser. ?She reads books to us all the time.?

?She teaches us shapes and colors,? said five-year-old Janae Parker. ?I like her. She lets us act silly and a lot of other stuff.?

Alicia Parker, Belleville Head Start Center coordinator who nominated Schubert for the honor, said the teacher was the first person to come to mind.

?She?s an extraordinary teacher,? Parker said. ?She?s also good with parents and with special needs students.?

SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start manages seven centers and each one has the opportunity to nominate one person for various award categories. A committee from the SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start central office then choses one person for each category (if provided) and forwards the names to be considered for state awards.

?We are an award-winning Head Start/Early Head Start program,? said Carolyn Jason, program operations coordinator. ?We have won at the state, regional and national level for various awards including Teacher of the Year, Parent of the Year and ?Beating the Odds.? ?

Schubert has been in education for 24 years. She has a bachelor?s in elementary education and a master?s in education administration, both from McKendree College. She has also taken several special education courses and is certified to teach special education in grades K-12.

?I?ve always clicked with special needs children. Everyone has a place in the world,? Schubert said. ?I grew up with a brother who had Down syndrome. I feel quite at home with all children, and I think they pick up on that.

?I was surprised that I got the award,? she continued. ?I totally forgot about it. I was just busy doing my job.?

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Jacqueline Schubert reads to Jaden Harrell.

Jacqueline Schubert waits for Ani’Yah Guyton to tell her the name of the shape she is holding.

 

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Some school districts canceling activities in advance of grand jury announcement

2014-11-24 14:33:00 STLToday.com
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Most school districts canceling activities in advance of grand jury announcement

2014-11-24 14:33:00 STLToday.com
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School and activities getting canceled in advance of grand jury announcement

2014-11-24 14:33:00 STLToday.com
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School and activities being canceled in advance of grand jury announcement

2014-11-24 14:33:00 STLToday.com
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In wake of Iran nuclear talk extensions, Kirk calls for tougher sanctions

2014-11-24 14:30:00 STLToday.com
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Black Jack man charged with murder in St. Louis shooting

2014-11-24 14:30:00 STLToday.com
He was shot when he went to buy marijuana, witnesses told police. Read Full Story ...

In wake of Iran nuclear talk extensions, Kirk, Blunt call for tougher sanctions

2014-11-24 14:30:00 STLToday.com
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Schools cancel after-school, evening activities as grand jury rumors swirl

2014-11-24 14:23:37 kmov.com
Several schools have canceled after-school activities for Monday as rumors swirl that a grand jury announcement could be made. Read Full Story ...

Reports: St. Louis County grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson shooting

2014-11-24 14:22:53 kmov.com
A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, media outlets reported Monday, citing unidentified sources. Read Full Story ...

1927 pipe organ returning to Pekin church

2014-11-24 14:21:00 BND.com

A 1927 pipe organ is being reinstalled at a Pekin church after it was removed over the summer for renovation work.

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Missouri students want religious policy change

2014-11-24 14:16:00 BND.com

A group of students is asking the University of Missouri to strengthen its policy to ensure that professors accommodate students who have to miss class for a religious holiday.

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Hertz winding down career in public service

shorrell@edwpub.net(shorrell)
2014-11-24 14:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Outgoing Madison County Sheriff Bob Hertz is among that rarefied group who have gone to work each day at the same place, for the same boss. Read Full Story ...

Hoffman, Costello want to expand property-tax exemption for disabled veterans

2014-11-24 14:01:00 BND.com

A bill approved by the Illinois House and Senate would expand a property-tax exemption for disabled veterans.

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Holidays keep volunteers busy

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2014-11-24 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Glen Ed Pantry volunteers have been especially busy the last few weeks organizing over 16 tons of food that it has received from groups and individuals in the local area.   Read Full Story ...

Grand jury has reached decision in Ferguson case

2014-11-24 14:00:00 STLToday.com
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1 pm news



Is Budweiser putting Clydesdales to pasture?

2014-11-24 13:59:48 kmov.com
The beer maker Anheuser-Busch InBev decided not to feature the Clydesdales in its holiday beer ads, according to The Wall Street Journal. Read Full Story ...

Nixon is in St. Louis today

2014-11-24 13:59:00 STLToday.com
Governor set to discuss the Ferguson situation, sources say. Read Full Story ...

Jay Nixon to speak in St. Louis today on Ferguson

2014-11-24 13:59:00 STLToday.com
Governor set to discuss the Ferguson situation, sources say. Read Full Story ...

Gov. Nixon to call for `peace,' discuss preparations for Ferguson announcement

2014-11-24 13:59:00 STLToday.com
Announcement expected tonight on whether officer will face charges in Michael Brown shooting. Read Full Story ...

Missouri governor calls for peace in Ferguson

2014-11-24 13:56:00 BND.com

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is calling for "peace, respect and restraint" when a grand jury announcement is made on whether a white police officer will be charged with fatally shooting…

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Clayton library closing at 2 p.m.

2014-11-24 13:55:00 STLToday.com
The St. Louis County Library says its Mid-County branch in Clayton will close at 2 p.m. Read Full Story ...

Authorities search for vehicle wanted in connection with armed robberies

2014-11-24 13:47:43 kmov.com
Authorities are asking for help locating a vehicle wanted in connection with several armed robberies in the Central West End and Downtown neighborhoods. Read Full Story ...

New Mexico State to name new athletics director

2014-11-24 13:41:00 BND.com

New Mexico State is set to name a new athletics director.

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SIUE Student Body Diversity Reaches All-Time High

2014-11-24 13:38:22 SIUE.edu

For fall 2014, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?s student diversity numbers are the highest in the institution?s history.

This year, 27 percent of all enrolled students at SIUE identified themselves as coming from groups traditionally underrepresented in U.S. higher education. This is the highest percentage of minority students on record dating back to at least 1990.

The current SIUE student body consists of more African American students than ever before. In 2014, 1,869 African American students are enrolled at SIUE, which accounts for 13.4 percent of the student body. This is the highest percentage of African American SIUE student enrollment since 1992, when 14.2 percent or 1,642 of all enrolled students where African American.

?Recently, more than ever before, I look around campus and see all of these students from other cultures spending time with one another,? said Dr. Venessa Brown, assistant provost in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. ?It is my belief that SIUE has a real opportunity to serve as a model and a leader for societal diversity in the St. Louis metropolitan region, and these statistics prove that our institution is taking steps in the right direction.?

Diversity at SIUE has been growing over the last several years. Since fall 2010 African American enrollment has grown 28 percent or 281 students. The Latino population has grown 19 percent to 499 students or approximately 3.6 percent of the entire student population.

To add to the growingly diverse SIUE student body, enrollment of international students has surpassed 400 students for the first time since 2004. There are 420 students on campus from various international countries, which accounts for three percent of current SIUE students. International enrollment grew 27 percent over fall 2013.

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Congressional Republicans Are Wary of Governing Trap

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2014-11-24 13:37:43 CagleCartoons

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Shaw neighborhood gate vandalized overnight

2014-11-24 13:29:48 kmov.com
Police are looking for two men suspect of putting graffiti on the gate to Floria on Grand overnight. Read Full Story ...

Wintry weather complicates Illinois duck hunting

2014-11-24 13:26:00 BND.com

A mid-November cold snap has brought an early end to the duck hunting season for many participants in north central Illinois.

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local FL ElephantMAILs

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2014-11-24 13:25:37 CagleCartoons

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KDNL will launch 'non-traditional newscast' in January

2014-11-24 13:25:00 STLToday.com
Jamie Allman will be host of 'The Allman Report.' Read Full Story ...

Three injured in accident on Governors' Parkway

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2014-11-24 13:15:00 theintelligencer.com
A two-car accident resulted in three SIUE students having to be transported to the hospital with serious injuries Saturday afternoon. Read Full Story ...

Stephenson House set for the holidays

mwinte@edwpub.net(mwinte)
2014-11-24 13:10:00 theintelligencer.com
As of today, there are 30 days until Christmas.  Read Full Story ...

Missouri man gets 24 years for child porn

2014-11-24 13:08:39 kmov.com
An eastern Missouri man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for producing child pornography and distributing it over the Internet. Read Full Story ...

Urgent care facility open in village

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2014-11-24 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City has opened Gateway Urgent Care in Glen Carbon. The new facility is at 4273 Route 159, south of the intersection of 159 and Glen Carbon Road and north of Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Wood River police release sketch of burglary suspect

2014-11-24 12:59:54 kmov.com
Wood River police have released a sketch of a man suspected of burglarizing a home on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

FAA releasing report on control center sabotage

2014-11-24 12:56:00 BND.com

The Federal Aviation Administration is releasing its report on the September sabotage and fire at a suburban Chicago air-traffic control center that disrupted travel nationwide.

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Key cartel witnesses' plea deals unsealed

2014-11-24 12:41:00 BND.com

U.S. prosecutors have unsealed plea deals with two cooperating witnesses in a $1 billion trafficking conspiracy allegedly involving captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman.

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kids shooing kids

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2014-11-24 12:30:45 CagleCartoons

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COCA announces upcoming winter events

2014-11-24 12:20:00 theintelligencer.com
COCA ? the Center for Creative Arts ? has announced its fall schedule. Read Full Story ...

Chuck Hagel departs

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2014-11-24 12:15:40 CagleCartoons

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Executive Amnesty

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2014-11-24 12:11:52 CagleCartoons

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15 SIUE undergrads named Noyce Scholars

2014-11-24 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
Fifteen Southern Illinois University Edwardsville undergrads preparing to teach mathematics or science have been named Noyce Scholars for 2014-15. Read Full Story ...

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

2014-11-24 12:01:10 kmov.com
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7 shows for your radar this week (Nov. 24-30)

2014-11-24 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Leading up to Thanksgiving, you'd think this would be a quiet week in TV, but in fact, it's busy ? and the busiest day is Thanksgiving itself. Here's more: Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Illinois AG to ask high court to consider pensions

2014-11-24 11:50:00 BND.com

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says the state has a "very strong argument" in favor of its public pension overhaul when the case is appealed to the Supreme Court.

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Peace dove in four seasons

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2014-11-24 11:47:52 CagleCartoons

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Bernie: Mizzou road warriors aren't a fluke

2014-11-24 11:46:00 STLToday.com
If you're inclined to dismiss Mizzou's 10-game road winning streak, don't. It's a great accomplishment, and there's nothing flimsy about it.  Read Full Story ...

Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown marries

2014-11-24 11:45:00 BND.com

The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., setting off weeks of ongoing protests, has gotten married.

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Thanksgiving and Black Friday

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2014-11-24 11:41:52 CagleCartoons

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Don't dump grease down the drain unless you want a holiday mess, MSD warns

2014-11-24 11:30:00 STLToday.com
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Parkway West dismisses students early due to power outage

2014-11-24 11:28:48 kmov.com
Parkway West High School dismissed students early Monday after a power outage was reported at the school. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis teens breaking down racial barriers

2014-11-24 11:24:00 BND.com

One of the St. Louis region's most racially diverse high schools is focused on breaking down racial barriers by talking about race and promoting understanding.

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Ex-owner of Chicago Rush football team arrested

2014-11-24 11:14:00 BND.com

Federal authorities arrested a one-time owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush for alleged fraud in the operation and purchase of the arena football team.

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10 am news



Chicago archbishop apologizes for priest sex abuse

2014-11-24 10:59:00 BND.com

Chicago's new archbishop has apologized to parishioners at a West Side church for the sexual abuse of children there by a former priest.

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KMOV, Cardinals Care, American Red Cross partner together to collect toys, gift cards

2014-11-24 10:52:57 kmov.com
KMOV has teamed up with Cardinals Care and the American Red Cross for the third annual gift drive to provide holiday gifts to area kids in need, including children at Scott Air Force Base. Read Full Story ...

LOCAL NC Medicaid expansion

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2014-11-24 10:47:37 CagleCartoons

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Immigration piñata

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2014-11-24 10:45:07 CagleCartoons

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Obamacare snow job

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2014-11-24 10:42:28 CagleCartoons

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21 states push to overturn Md. gun-control law

2014-11-24 10:34:00 BND.com

Twenty-one states are asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland's gun-control law that ban 45 assault weapons and a limit gun magazines to 10 rounds.

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Welcome all immigrants

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2014-11-24 10:30:55 CagleCartoons

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Under pressure, Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief

2014-11-24 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the sweeping losses for Obama's party in the midterm elections. Read Full Story ...

Champaign native named Rhodes Scholar

2014-11-24 10:29:00 BND.com

A Cornell University senior from Champaign has been named a Rhodes Scholar.

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Budweiser gives Clydesdales holiday pink slip

2014-11-24 10:26:00 STLToday.com
Change comes as Budweiser's share of the U.S. beer market has declined since hitting its peak in 1988. Read Full Story ...

Mothers' pride

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2014-11-24 10:21:36 CagleCartoons

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Darren Wilson has married his girlfriend

2014-11-24 10:15:00 STLToday.com
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More than 40 nominated for state education commissioner

2014-11-24 10:05:00 STLToday.com
Deadline to apply is Dec. 1; Names of finalists to be released Dec. 8. Read Full Story ...

More than 40 nominated for Missouri education commissioner

2014-11-24 10:05:00 STLToday.com
Deadline to apply is Dec. 1; Names of finalists to be released Dec. 8. Read Full Story ...

Christmas day by day: Your holiday TV calendar

2014-11-24 10:00:00 STLToday.com
There's something to watch every day from now until Dec. 25. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



FAA probing plane?s emergency Illinois landing

2014-11-24 09:53:30 kmov.com
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a southwestern Illinois soybean field. Read Full Story ...

Please rise

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2014-11-24 09:46:05 CagleCartoons

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Why TV anchors meet secretly with Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown

2014-11-24 09:34:03 kmov.com
Several high-profile television anchors have secretly met with Darren Wilson, according to sources at several TV networks. All of the meetings were off the record, meaning the anchors could not describe what was said. Read Full Story ...

FAA probing plane's emergency Illinois landing

2014-11-24 09:24:00 BND.com

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a southwestern Illinois soybean field.

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Illinois universities warned of 'dire' budget cuts

2014-11-24 09:10:00 BND.com

The head of the Illinois Board of Higher Education has issued a budget warning to the presidents of the state's public universities after meeting with Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner's budget transition…

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Why Heyward will wear No. 22 for Cardinals

2014-11-24 09:06:00 STLToday.com
Matheny handed his number to his club's newcomer, in part, because he knew the reason Heyward has worn since his big-league debut. Read Full Story ...

Vandals damage statue near Shaw neighborhood of St. Louis

2014-11-24 09:00:00 STLToday.com
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Vandal damages statue near Shaw neighborhood of St. Louis

2014-11-24 09:00:00 STLToday.com
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8 am news



AP: Hagel resigning as defense secretary

2014-11-24 08:27:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON   ?   A senior administration official says Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama's Cabinet. Read Full Story ...

8.3M vehicles on Illinois Tollway this Thanksgiving

2014-11-24 08:14:00 BND.com

Officials with the Illinois Tollway say they're expecting 8.3 million vehicles to travel on its 286 miles of roadways this Thanksgiving holiday.

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EXCHANGE: Wheelchair makes hunting accessible

2014-11-24 08:09:00 BND.com

As each customer passed by the all-terrain wheelchair parked in the main aisle Thursday inside GameMasters, they stopped and lingered.

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7 am news



Waukegan looking for Ray Bradbury statue ideas

2014-11-24 07:59:00 BND.com

Ray Bradbury fans in Waukegan are looking for unique ideas to create a sculpture to honor the famed author.

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Plans for doctor training in Springfield stall

2014-11-24 07:54:00 BND.com

Plans for a Springfield medical program to train doctors are stalled because of a lack of state funds.

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St. Louis parking meters to allow smartphone app

2014-11-24 07:30:00 STLToday.com
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Cool day forecast for Thanksgiving, then into the 50s on Saturday

2014-11-24 07:22:00 STLToday.com
Thanksgiving Day should be dry and cool across the St. Louis area, with temperatures topping out in the mid 30s. The average temperature is 40. Read Full Story ...

Missouri man pleads guilty in 13-year-old's death

2014-11-24 07:19:00 BND.com

A southwest Missouri man will spend life in prison without parole in the stabbing death of a 13-year-old girl.

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Fatal shootings at 2 St. Louis County bars

2014-11-24 07:14:00 BND.com

St. Louis County police continue to investigate two fatal shootings at bars about a mile apart in the northern part of the county.

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Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

2014-11-24 07:00:00 STLToday.com
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Angry Mcdonald's customer arrested for attacking manager

2014-11-24 07:00:00 STLToday.com
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Angry Mcdonald's customer arrested for attacking manager at Illinois restaurant

2014-11-24 07:00:00 STLToday.com
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Power line problem halts MetroLink trains between Emerson Park and Fairview Heights

2014-11-24 06:53:00 STLToday.com
Service is stalled between Emerson Park and Fairview Heights.  Read Full Story ...

Suspect in 5 Kansas City deaths pleads not guilty

2014-11-24 06:34:00 BND.com

A man suspected of killing five people in a Kansas City, Missouri, neighborhood has pleaded not guilty to all charges he faces, including five counts of first-degree murder.

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Obamacare Lawsuit

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2014-11-24 06:23:55 CagleCartoons

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Hazelwood roadway closed due to flooding

2014-11-24 06:18:41 kmov.com
Flooding has forced a Hazelwood road to close until Tuesday morning. Read Full Story ...

Iran nuclear program

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2014-11-24 06:14:59 CagleCartoons

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Jerusalem Temple Mount

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2014-11-24 06:13:46 CagleCartoons

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5 am news



MetroLink trains not running in parts of Metro East after pole falls on power lines

2014-11-24 05:47:08 kmov.com
MetroLink says all trains from Emerson Park to the Fairview Heights station in Illinois are shut down after a vehicle crashed into a pole Monday morning. Read Full Story ...

Worry, wondering and waiting as the grand jury ponders Michael Brown shooting

2014-11-24 05:00:00 STLToday.com
People spend a rainy day speculating about what is to come. Read Full Story ...

4 am news



Pillow exhibit shows patients' inner struggles

2014-11-24 04:04:00 BND.com

Pillowcases featuring art and messages from patients at a Missouri mental hospital are on display in St. Joseph.

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EXCHANGE: Horse riding program provides therapy

2014-11-24 04:04:00 BND.com

Horsing around is very important to Ainslee Hayner, 13, of Oswego - but that's over during the winter.

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KC gears of for holiday lighting tradition

2014-11-24 04:04:00 BND.com

Royals' left-fielder Alex Gordon Actor will flip the switch that lights up Kansas City's Country Club Plaza on Thanksgiving night.

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3 am news



Rochester's Bertrand named top Ill. schools chief

2014-11-24 03:09:00 BND.com

The top school administrator of a central Illinois district has been named the state's superintendent of the year.

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Obama to visit Chicago, tout immigration order

2014-11-24 03:05:00 BND.com

President Barack Obama will be returning to his hometown of Chicago to tout his executive action on immigration.

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Woman accused of attacking McDonald's manager

2014-11-24 03:05:00 BND.com

A woman is accused of attacking a manager at a McDonald's restaurant in southern Illinois' Murphysboro.

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GOP Obama Lawsuit

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2014-11-24 00:55:00 CagleCartoons

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Franklin County proposes new method to reduce jail overcrowding

2014-11-24 00:20:16 kmov.com
Residents in Franklin County are unsure of a new way officials are proposing to reduce jail overcrowding. Read Full Story ...

Church members each get $500 to do good for world

2014-11-24 00:19:00 BND.com

On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.

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Breaking down barriers, talking about race

2014-11-24 00:15:00 STLToday.com
At Maplewood-Richmond Heights High School, a new student group is tackling the tough topics. Read Full Story ...

Incoming Illinois governor faces all the old problems, plus some new ones

2014-11-24 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Newcomer Rauner will have to build his administration from scratch. Read Full Story ...

US judge to sentence reputed drug-lord lieutenant

2014-11-24 00:04:00 BND.com

A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago…

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Worry, wondering and waiting as the grand jury ponders

2014-11-24 00:00:00 STLToday.com
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