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6 am news

'What Pet Should I Get' is no 'Cat in the Hat'

sbmiller@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 06:00:00 STLToday.com
This is the summer of necrobibliophilia, with new titles from three dead or long-retired authors: Harper Lee?s ?Go Set a Watchman,? the Shirley Jackson collection ?Let Me Tell You,? and now, f… Read Full Story ...

A different view of preschool, from the trenches

asultan@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 06:00:00 STLToday.com
Ten years ago, we were entrenched in the heyday of the 0-to-6-year-old dogma. It was drilled into us: This is peak brain development time. The latest research, however, suggests it's the soft … Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Shirley Jackson's work remains classic, but 'Let Me Tell You' fails to reach the mark

sbmiller@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 05:00:00 STLToday.com
'The Haunting of Hill House' and 'Life Among the Savages' have staying power. Read Full Story ...

1 am news



The high stakes of preschool: A year of chaos tests veteran teachers

asultan@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 01:30:00 STLToday.com
A child?s "noncognitive" skills, such as self-regulation and being able to get along with others, were correlated to the odds of graduating high school and college, committing a crime, securin… Read Full Story ...

12 am news



A survivor describes the great quake of 1811

jgallagher@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Eliza Bryan thought her own village sank perhaps 15 feet Read Full Story ...

St. Louis County jail medical team casts wary eye on move to privatize health unit

sgiegerich@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Stenger promises possible cost-cutting move will not result in layoffs.  Read Full Story ...

Cardinals get rocked in 6-2 loss

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Colorado bats bust out against Lynn, De La Rosa baffles Birds. Read Full Story ...

Ferguson timeline

2015-08-02 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, is shot to death by a white police officer in a confrontation in Ferguson. Read Full Story ...

Former Lafayette School in Soulard to become apartments

tbryant@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 00:00:00 STLToday.com
It's the latest abandoned local public school slated for conversion to housing Read Full Story ...

Horrigan: Want to be the St. Louis bicycle czar? Take this quiz

khorrigan@post-dispatch.com
2015-08-02 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Bicycles are cool. St. Louis needs more bicyclists. A bike czar will help. Q.E.D. Read Full Story ...

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