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Illinois approved for No Child Left Behind waiver

2014-04-18 17:42:00

Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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Should Illinois spend millions on presidential library?

2014-04-18 17:39:42
An Illinois House Committee recently voted to advance a bill that would spend $100 million on President Barack Obama?s Presidential Library. Read Full Story ...

Courts processing gun cases quickly but some are unhappy with punishments

2014-04-18 17:17:19
Three months after the St. Louis courts began to fast track gun possession cases, judges state that more than 70 percent of backlogged cases on the docket have been disposed, but there are some people unhappy with the punishments. Read Full Story ...

Rock Hill police investigating attempted abduction of boy

2014-04-18 17:07:42
The Webster Groves School District said one of its students was approached by someone suspicious Friday morning. Read Full Story ...

APNewsBreak: Ill. Medicaid paying for dead clients

2014-04-18 17:07:00

An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state…

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Bennie, the St. Louis Zoo's celebrity-kissing sea lion, dies

2014-04-18 17:00:00
The zoo doesn't yet know why; He had been lethargic and eating poorly for several days. Read Full Story ...

Catholic agency returns $33K overpayment to St. Louis County Children's Service Fund

2014-04-18 17:00:00
Action follows audit of contract. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news

Lincoln County residents: MoDOT project won't make dangerous road safer

2014-04-18 16:53:07
Many Warren County residents are concerned that a new construction project will not make a dangerous stretch of a local highway safer. Read Full Story ...

Firefighters: House fire in Lake St. Louis causing paint cans to explode

2014-04-18 16:51:37
Firefighters told News 4 they are responding to a call for a fire in Lake St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Cook County issues 1,000th gay marriage license

2014-04-18 16:47:00

Cook County has issued its 1,000th marriage license to a same-sex couple.

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Man who avoided prison says support is 'overwhelming'

2014-04-18 16:24:00
Online petition for his release has gotten nearly 30,000 signatures. Read Full Story ...

Bond set for teen in shooting of 14-year-old

2014-04-18 16:13:00

Bond has been set at $950,000 for a Chicago teenager accused of shooting a 14-year-old after the victim denied being a street gang member.

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Sterling company to build new $8.5M headquarters

2014-04-18 16:02:00

Wahl Clipper Corp. will use a state economic development incentive program to help build a new corporate headquarters in Sterling.

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Electronic recycling event scheduled

2014-04-18 16:00:00
Looking  to get rid of your outdated electronics? Let CJD E-Cycling help you get your  spring cleaning  off right by taking your electronics to be recycled. Read Full Story ...

Ferry presents research project at conference

2014-04-18 16:00:00
An Edwardsville native presented his undergraduate research project during the National Conference on Undergraduate Research April 3-5 in Lexington, Ky. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news

Charity that helps kids of soldiers provides them with special day

2014-04-18 15:45:33
A charity that helps military families gave kids a special day at the ballpark Friday Read Full Story ...

Creal Springs man gets 4 years for deadly fight

2014-04-18 15:43:00

A southern Illinois man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a fight last year that killed another man.

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Left Bank Books to close downtown store

2014-04-18 15:43:00
The independent book retailer will keep its Central West End store at 399 North Euclid Avenue open. Read Full Story ...

Illinois medical marijuana: $100 for patient card

2014-04-18 15:22:00
CHICAGO ? Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that had angered gun owners ? changes that… Read Full Story ...

2 pm news

Lincoln County man caught allegedly selling marijuana out of his home

2014-04-18 14:53:12
A Lincoln County man has been caught by police selling marijuana out of his home. Read Full Story ...

Ill. woman gets jail for hindering murder probe

2014-04-18 14:47:00

The girlfriend of a southern Illinois man who's imprisoned for the shooting deaths of two campers has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for hindering the investigation.

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Top gains, losses for schools with tax rollback

2014-04-18 14:37:00

Senate Democrats have released a document showing the projected effect on each of Illinois' 860 school districts should lawmakers not extend the temporary tax increase. Most schools would be subject…

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Drunk driver given probation after accident causes death of friend

2014-04-18 14:35:31
A man charged with drunk driving will be given probation after he ran a stop sign, killing his friend in late 2011. Read Full Story ...

Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

2014-04-18 14:23:00

Most of Illinois' 860 school districts would see cuts in funding if the state's temporary tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, according to a document being circulated as part…

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Alden on Haith's departure: 'It's disappointing'

2014-04-18 14:21:00
Basketball coach told Mizzou AD he was leaving for Tulsa via text message. Read Full Story ...

Authorities apprehend alleged grocery store thief

2014-04-18 14:14:03
Police say a thief, targeting victims at local grocery stores, has been captured. Read Full Story ...

Federal lawsuit over western Md. wind farm ends

2014-04-18 14:08:00

A legal dispute over a western Maryland wind farm has ended.

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Ill. prisons to use costly drug for hepatitis C

2014-04-18 14:02:00

Illinois prison officials will be using an effective, but costly, new drug to treat inmates with hepatitis C. But they aren't sure of the total cost.

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Edwardsville Spring Beer Festival planned at City Park
2014-04-18 14:00:00
Following the success of the previous beer festivals, Global Brew Tap House and Lounge will be hosting the Edwardsville Spring Beer Festival on Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Edwardsvil Read Full Story ...

Wild Birds Unlimited returns to area
2014-04-18 14:00:00
A Wild Birds Unlimited store opened in Edwardsville recently near the Schnuck?s store on Troy Road. It?s just down the road from a Glen Carbon W.B.U. store that went out of business about 15 years ago Read Full Story ...

Lyft ride-sharing app set for Good Friday showdown in St. Louis

2014-04-18 14:00:00
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1 pm news

Friday high school scores in the metro-east

2014-04-18 13:57:00

Scores from high school games involving metro-east teams on Frida:

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Proposed bill may give pizza parlors and doughnut shops tax breaks

2014-04-18 13:56:12
Pizza Parlors, doughnut shops, and convenience stores could be eligible for a tax break on the food they make and sell. Read Full Story ...

Pepsi franchise to open center in Cape Girardeau

2014-04-18 13:48:00

A Pepsi franchise is planning to build a new customer service center in Cape Girardeau that could create 74 jobs.

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University: Ill. pension reform had costly mistake

2014-04-18 13:48:00

University of Illinois officials have worried for months that state pension reforms will push employees to retire early. But they say language inadvertently placed in pension law may provide even…

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Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

2014-04-18 13:39:00
The suburban Kansas City man, 27, faces 18 felonies for the spate of shootings Read Full Story ...

Rosie O?Donnell reveals 50-pound weight loss

2014-04-18 13:38:26
Almost 50 lbs off – I can see it now—   (@Rosie) April 17, 2014 (CNN) — Rosie O’Donnell... Read Full Story ...

Two men arrest in Arnold after alleged car and home thefts

2014-04-18 13:21:59
Two men in Arnold were caught by police after allegedly breaking into cars and stealing one on April 1. Read Full Story ...

Murder suspect wants statements thrown out

2014-04-18 13:18:00

An attorney for a Springfield man suspected of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl want statements he made to police after his arrest to be suppressed.

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St. Louis priest charged with having sexual contact with boy at school

2014-04-18 13:15:00
Same priest was previously accused of improper contact with a teen girl, but those charges were dismissed. Read Full Story ...

Florida man admits smothering baby son to play video games

2014-04-18 13:06:51
CITRUS COUNTY, FL (KTVI) ? A man in Florida has admitted to smothering his infant son because the child was... Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

Authorities arrest teens after allegedly beating, robbing 85-year-old man

2014-04-18 12:51:34
Police have arrested two teens after they robbed and beat an 85-year-old man in Northwoods on Friday. Read Full Story ...

Woman's quest could help cure rare disorder

2014-04-18 12:43:00

When Mary Kaye Richter's son was diagnosed, she could only find a few paragraphs about hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, which inhibits the growth of teeth, hair and sweat glands. To learn…

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Rise in temperature could mean rise in coffee prices

2014-04-18 12:37:45
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says the rising heat and extreme temperatures may impact the supply of coffee. Read Full Story ...

Chesterfield Mall hosts electronics recycling event April 19

2014-04-18 12:34:52
(KTVI) – Earth Day is Tuesday, April 22, and this is the perfect time to recycle your old electronics. RNA... Read Full Story ...

Dazzling Diamonds of St. Louis dance team hold auditions

2014-04-18 12:34:03
(KTVI) – There is a new competitive dance team in town called the “Dazzling Diamonds of St. Louis” and they... Read Full Story ...

One man killed in single-vehicle accident in St. Clair County

2014-04-18 12:30:00
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Man killed in single-vehicle crash in St. Clair County

2014-04-18 12:30:00
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Making the Transition to from Pediatric to Adult Care

2014-04-18 12:18:31
(Esse Health) – The transition from pediatric care to adult medicine is a transition of extremes. For some families, there... Read Full Story ...

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

2014-04-18 12:14:00
Even Illinois seems to be resisting the urge to start its own exchange. Read Full Story ...

First Birthdays ? April 18, 2014

2014-04-18 12:08:42
(KTVI) ? Happy Birthday to our little viewers turning 1 today. Each of our birthday boys and girls gets a coupon for... Read Full Story ...

Former gov't informant charged with wire fraud

2014-04-18 12:03:00

A Chicago real estate developer who was a key government witness in corruption cases is facing federal charges after authorities say he stole $370,000 from a Chicago suburb.

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Krause fills council spot
2014-04-18 12:00:00
As of April 1, the Edwardsville City Council was down to six aldermen as a replacement for Keith Short was being sought. Read Full Story ...

Forum aimed at election spending
2014-04-18 12:00:00
The SIUE Center For Spirituality and Sustainability will be the site of a forum to discuss the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on ?corporate personhood? and an attempt to mobilize local residents in Read Full Story ...

11 am news

Mt Everest Avalanche (Milt Priggee)
2014-04-18 11:49:03 CagleCartoons

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Earth Day (Milt Priggee)
2014-04-18 11:44:38 CagleCartoons

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Ferry stops service on Mississippi River

2014-04-18 11:42:00

A farm cooperative has shut down a ferry service that shuttled agricultural products and other goods across the Mississippi River between western Illinois and eastern Missouri.

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Portion of I-64 to close Friday night

2014-04-18 11:41:39
All westbound lanes of interstate 64 between Forest Park Ave. and Kingshighway will close Friday night. Read Full Story ...

Living Wage (Milt Priggee)
2014-04-18 11:38:42 CagleCartoons

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Left Bank Books to close downtown

2014-04-18 11:31:00
The independent book retailer will keep its Central West End store at 399 North Euclid Avenue open. Read Full Story ...

Will Left Bank Books be able to expand CWE store?

2014-04-18 11:26:00
Left Bank Books, St. Louis' largest independent bookstore, announced today that it will close its downtown location in May. Read Full Story ...

Abuse charges could be brought against a St. Louis priest

2014-04-18 11:24:05
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -  A St. Louis priest has turned himself into police after new allegations of abuse. The... Read Full Story ...

Obamacare Easter Egg Hunt (RJ Matson)
2014-04-18 11:18:17 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis priest suspended after second arrest

2014-04-18 11:17:00

A St. Louis priest who was previously charged with felony child endangerment and witness tampering in Lincoln County has been arrested again on suspicion of having sex with a minor.

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LOCAL CA Jerry Brown's Rainy Day Fund (Wolverton)
2014-04-18 11:02:16 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis priest accused of sexual contact with a minor for second time

2014-04-18 11:00:00
First case against the Rev. Joseph Jiang was dismissed. Read Full Story ...

10 am news

What?s your Easter Bunny name?

2014-04-18 10:46:15
(KTVI) – It’s almost Easter and to help get you in the spirit of fun egg hunts and baskets, one... Read Full Story ...

USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

2014-04-18 10:42:00

Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government…

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Teenager dies after being pulled from Ill. pond

2014-04-18 10:37:00

Suburban Chicago authorities say a teenager has died after he was pulled from a McHenry County pond.

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Putin and his Oompa Loompas (Hajo de Reijger)
2014-04-18 10:30:01 CagleCartoons

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Police: Man kills wife because she was ?nagging him?

2014-04-18 10:28:18
(KTVI) – A 76-year-old Wisconsin man is accused of murdering his wife and then trying to commit suicide because she... Read Full Story ...

Trump and the Buffalo Bills (Adam Zyglis)
2014-04-18 10:27:32 CagleCartoons

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Boys beat carjacker with toy snake, get freed

2014-04-18 10:25:12
SAN ANTONIO, TX (KSAT) ? A family in Texas learned a very painful lesson with a very lucky outcome. The... Read Full Story ...

O?Fallon man pleads guilty to toddler son?s death

2014-04-18 10:24:36
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Unemployment rates fall in 21 U.S. states last month

2014-04-18 10:18:00
Rate fell in Illinois, but rose in Missouri. Read Full Story ...

STL Veg Girl cooks up vegan deviled eggs

2014-04-18 10:12:54
(KTVI) – STL Veg Girl Caryn Dugan showed Tim Ezell how to make vegan deviled eggs for Easter. Vegan Deviled Eggs... Read Full Story ...

Has NASA discovered a new Earth?

2014-04-18 10:12:23
(CNN) — It’s like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of... Read Full Story ...

Kevin?s Reel World: New releases April 18, 2014

2014-04-18 10:11:39
(KTVI) – Kevin Steincross and Tim Ezell talked about movies opening during the weekend. “Transcendent” “A Haunted House 2″ “Bears”... Read Full Story ...

9 am news

7.1 Earthquake shakes Mexican capital

2014-04-18 09:57:43
MEXICO CITY (AP) _ A seemingly strong earthquake is shaking Mexico’s capital. There is no immediate word of damage or... Read Full Story ...

Blind woman, service dog struck by SUV that left scene, St. Ann police say

2014-04-18 09:53:00
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Blue Man Group to perform in St. Louis

2014-04-18 09:52:15
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Blue Man Group will fill the Peabody Opera House with comedy, music and technology April... Read Full Story ...

Zoo opens Stingrays at Caribbean Cove exhibit

2014-04-18 09:50:18
(KTVI) -  As of April 18, St. Louis Zoo guests will be able to dip their hands into the water... Read Full Story ...

Eggs fall from the sky at Egg Drop STL

2014-04-18 09:48:41
(KTVI) – A helicopter will drop 10,000 Easter eggs at #EggDropSTL on April 19, 2014. The egg drop will be... Read Full Story ...

Blagojevich campaign account donates final dollars

2014-04-18 09:47:00

A federal campaign account for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is now empty, two years into the Chicago Democrat's prison term.

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Easter (Rick McKee)
2014-04-18 09:45:47 CagleCartoons

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Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

2014-04-18 09:33:00

More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year…

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Wife accuses ?Scandal? actor Columbus Short of violence

2014-04-18 09:26:03
LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Columbus Short’s wife swears the “Scandal” actor threatened to kill her and himself with a knife... Read Full Story ...

IDOT answers questions concerning Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

2014-04-18 09:18:54
The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge opened to drivers at the beginning of February but many drivers are wondering why the bridge remains unmarked and is not seen on all GPS devices. Read Full Story ...

New road project aims to give North County a taste of Clayton

2014-04-18 09:00:00
Stretch of Natural Bridge will shrink from five lanes to two with bike lanes and a median of trees; designers see it as the new Wydown Boulevard. Read Full Story ...

8 am news

Tipsheet: Mizzou fans face reality check after Haith

2014-04-18 08:59:00
Fans are celebrating Frank Haith's exit. But will the next regime average more than 25 victories per season? Read Full Story ...

Fun Easter exercise for kids

2014-04-18 08:56:03
(STLMOMS) – Fitness blogger Katie McFarland has a fun way to do something different with your kids on Easter weekend.... Read Full Story ...

New ride sharing service sure to turn heads in St. Louis

2014-04-18 08:53:17
A new ride sharing service that uses pink fluffy mustaches to stand out will start operating in St. Louis starting Friday night. Read Full Story ...

Service set for 2 killed in Kansas

2014-04-18 08:52:00

Services are scheduled for two of the three people shot to death at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City.

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Minimum Wage cost and effect (Taylor Jones)
2014-04-18 08:46:01 CagleCartoons

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2 Minnesotans want Iowa City police to return cash

2014-04-18 08:42:00

Two Minnesota residents want the Iowa City Police Department to return their money.

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Eric Holder (Bob Englehart)
2014-04-18 08:36:19 CagleCartoons

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Driving with Dan: 2014 Chevrolet SS

2014-04-18 08:33:21
(KTVI) – Muscle cars are out in force at the New York Auto Show. And this looks like your all... Read Full Story ...

Driver slams into MoDOT work zone overnight

2014-04-18 08:22:12
(KTVI) – A speeding driver on Interstate 44 in Fenton crashed his car in a work zone.  It happened around... Read Full Story ...

Hazelwood residents could soon pay a utility tax

2014-04-18 08:18:23
(KTVI) – Hazelwood residents could soon be asked to vote on paying a utility tax.  the tax would mean typical ... Read Full Story ...

Another top Illinois DNR official departs

2014-04-18 08:17:00

A top Illinois Department of Natural Resources official is the latest administrator to leave the agency.

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Police investigating after man shot multiple times, taken to Children's Hospital

2014-04-18 08:13:01
A man was shot multiple times and taken to the St. Louis Children?s Hospital Thursday night. Read Full Story ...

MH370: Underwater drone scans ocean floor for 5th time; frustration builds

2014-04-18 08:10:55
(CNN) — A drone submerged Friday in the Indian Ocean for its fifth trip in search of the missing Malaysian... Read Full Story ...

Gun-related cases moving faster in St. Louis

2014-04-18 08:06:47
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ St. Louis judges say cases involving guns are moving through the system faster, thanks to a... Read Full Story ...

U of I naming presidential search committee

2014-04-18 08:03:29
URBANA, Ill. (AP) _ University of Illinois trustees are holding a special meeting to name 19 members of the search... Read Full Story ...

Mumps cases spike across Illinois

2014-04-18 08:00:44
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Public health officials are investigating a sharp increase in the number of mumps cases recorded in... Read Full Story ...

7 am news

Missouri deputy shoots, kills dog

2014-04-18 07:58:30
WASHINGTON, Mo. (AP) _ An investigation continues after an eastern Missouri deputy shot and killed a dog. The Washington Missourian... Read Full Story ...

Kill switch plan lauded by victim?s father

2014-04-18 07:56:24
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The father of a former Saint Louis University volleyball player killed for her cellphone says he... Read Full Story ...

Man sentenced to 6 years for toddler's death

2014-04-18 07:52:00

A 24-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison for the death of a 19-month-old Decatur boy who was killed in a hit-and-run crash last summer.

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Kansas City residents breathe easier after highway shootings suspect nabbed

2014-04-18 07:51:16
KANSAS CITY, Missouri (CNN) — For the last few weeks, Marisol Sanchez took pains to drive miles out of her... Read Full Story ...

Illinois man gets 6 years for hit-and-run death of toddler

2014-04-18 07:51:00
DECATUR, Ill.   ?   A 24-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison for the death of a 19-month-old Decatur boy who was killed in a hit-and-run crash last summer. Read Full Story ...

Man tried to lure two girls into his van at Scott Air Force Base, officials say

2014-04-18 07:48:00
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National parks free this weekend, $3 discount on Arch ?Journey? & movie

2014-04-18 07:45:22
(CNN) — Looking for something free to do this weekend? Check out a national park. Entrance fees will be waived... Read Full Story ...

Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

2014-04-18 07:44:00
Affects Tribute SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Read Full Story ...

Margie?s Money Saver: Mobile on the Run $0.50 cents deals

2014-04-18 07:43:10
(STLMoms) – A huge win for the Blues means a win for fans.  Stop by Mobile On The Run Friday... Read Full Story ...

Deputies: Florida man smothered crying son over video game

2014-04-18 07:30:00
HOMOSASSA, Fla.   ?  A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday. Read Full Story ...

Kill switch plan lauded by victim's father

2014-04-18 07:18:00

The father of a former Saint Louis University volleyball player killed for her cellphone says he is grateful that major makers have agreed to put so-called kill switches in new…

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Spike in mumps cases reported across Illinois

2014-04-18 07:18:00

Public health officials are investigating a sharp increase in the number of mumps cases recorded in central Illinois.

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Attack allergies before your next allergy attack

2014-04-18 07:15:53
(KTVI) – The St. Louis area was slammed by multiple snow storms this winter. Now, those suffering from tree allergies... Read Full Story ...

SIU to keep fall tuition for newcomers unchanged

2014-04-18 07:15:00
Trustees will consider proposals for fee increases next month. Read Full Story ...

Judge tells convicted murderer: ?I hope you die in jail?

2014-04-18 07:14:33
(KTVI) – A Michigan judge lashed out at a woman convicted of killing her boyfriend. Judge John McBain lost it... Read Full Story ...

Joplin prepares to open several new safe rooms

2014-04-18 07:12:00

Joplin officials say some safe rooms to protect residents during storms are expected to open in the next few weeks.

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Hit-and-run driver hits blind woman, service dog

2014-04-18 07:07:00

Police in St. Louis County continue to search for the driver who struck a blind woman and her service dog.

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6 am news

Weekend forecast: Mostly sunny, 70s and dry

2014-04-18 06:47:00
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Avalanche on Everest kills 12, leaves 3 missing

2014-04-18 06:30:00
KATMANDU, Nepal ? An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's… Read Full Story ...

Boy, 12, shot on Chicago's South Side

2014-04-18 06:17:00

A 12-year-old Chicago boy is recovering after he was shot in the leg.

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Patients would have to pay $100 a year for medical marijuana card in Illinois

2014-04-18 06:02:00
CHICAGO   ?   Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that angered gun owners. Read Full Story ...

McGraw Live: John Carney & Dan Dierdorf

2014-04-18 06:00:00
We team with McGraw Milhaven to bring you the hottest topics of the day, live. Watch now! Read Full Story ...

5 am news

Police say missing 8-year-old has been found safe

2014-04-18 05:45:00
A missing 8-year-old girl has been located and is safe, Jefferson City police said this morning. Read Full Story ...

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2014-04-18 05:26:24 CagleCartoons

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Record Store Day brings out concerts, DJs, exclusive music

2014-04-18 05:00:00
It?s time to put down the iPod or whatever player you use to listen to your digital music ? at least for a day. Read Full Story ...

4 am news

Another trial delay for man in wife's death

2014-04-18 04:32:00

A trial for a Peoria man accused of killing his wife on Valentine's Day 2013 has been delayed again.

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Mo. House votes to expand sales tax exemptions

2014-04-18 04:02:00

Pizza parlors, doughnut stores and other restaurants could get a tax break under legislation passed by the Missouri House.

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Mo. Senate panel endorses penny transportation tax

2014-04-18 04:02:00

A Missouri Senate committee has endorsed a 1-cent sales tax increase to fund transportation projects.

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EXCHANGE: Puppy learns to be guide dog

2014-04-18 04:02:00

At just 5 months old, Bailey is getting an education at Grayslake Central High School.

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3 am news

Gabriel García Márquez (Kap)
2014-04-18 03:06:50 CagleCartoons

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Hawks' Wirtz creates Northwestern endowment fund

2014-04-18 03:03:00

Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz and his wife Marilyn are creating an endowment fund for Northwestern University's theater program.

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Illinois GOP leaders to urge immigration reform

2014-04-18 03:03:00

Candidate for governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) and other top Illinois Republicans will join the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition at a gathering next week to urge Congress to adopt immigration reform.

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Film Office looks for short films for contest

2014-04-18 03:03:00

The Illinois Film Office is looking for entries for this year's Shortcuts contest for makers of short films.

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Chicago transit work could demolish 16 buildings

2014-04-18 03:03:00

Transit officials have announced plans to untangle one of Chicago's worst commuter train choke points, and it may involve the destruction of 16 buildings.

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2 killed in Quincy fire identified as man, son

2014-04-18 03:03:00

Authorities have identified the two people killed in a Quincy house fire as a 25-year-old man and his infant son.

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State to spend $10 million on Cook County projects

2014-04-18 03:03:00

The state of Illinois is investing more than $10 million for construction projects in Cook County.

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Chicago plans playground improvements at parks

2014-04-18 03:03:00

Chicago officials held groundbreaking ceremonies for new playgrounds at three city parks, kicking off a project to refurbish or build 103 playgrounds around the city this year.

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Steen wins it for Blues in third overtime

2014-04-18 01:15:00
Schwartz ties the playoff opener with 1:45 left in regulation. And 26 seconds into the third OT, Steen caps the longest game in Blues' history with goal that beats Chicago 4-3. Read Full Story ...

Steen Stunner: Blues win in third OT

2014-04-18 01:15:00
Schwartz ties playoff opener with 1:45 left. And 26 seconds into third overtime, Steen caps the longest game in Blues' history with goal that beats Chicago 4-3. Read Full Story ...

Wainwright does it all vs. Nationals

2014-04-18 01:10:00
Cardinals ace pitches a two-hitter, strikes out eight and reaches base three times in an 8-0 drubbing. Read Full Story ...

Bernie: Blues pass test of endurance

2014-04-18 01:00:00
Blues were willing to play all night if it meant crawling out of Scottrade with a bloody victory clutched in their working man's hands. Read Full Story ...

12 am news

Steen Wins Game One in Triple OT, Blues Beat Hawks 4-3

2014-04-18 00:23:27
Alexander Steen ended the Blues longest ever playoff game on a high note with a goal 26 seconds in the... Read Full Story ...

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Wainwright Throws Two Hit Shutout, Cards Beat Nats 8-0

2014-04-18 00:16:00
Adam Wainwright was near perfect on Thursday night in Washington, D.C. The Cardinals aces threw a two hit complete game... Read Full Story ...

Colleges at the MOACAC St. Louis Spring College Fair

2014-04-18 00:15:00
Colleges attending the Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling Spring College Fair include: Read Full Story ...

Attorney for Webster Groves man serving delayed sentence asks for release hearing

2014-04-18 00:15:00
He maintains Cornealious "Mike" Anderson should be freed immediately Read Full Story ...

Cherokee Street's Cinderella getting a makeover

2014-04-18 00:15:00
Project shows that the street's revival is long term, a preservationist says. Read Full Story ...

Haith Appears headed to Tulsa

2014-04-18 00:09:55
Missouri Tigers basketball coach Frank Haith is the favorite to become the new head basketball coach at Tulsa University. Haith... Read Full Story ...

Althoff and West are fit to be tied in girls soccer

2014-04-18 00:03:00

During the first 10 minutes of the their annual city showdown with Althoff on Thursday, it appeared nothing could slow the Belleville West Maroons as they jumped out to quick…

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Panthers edge Maroons in another wild SWC softball game

2014-04-18 00:03:00

Another day, another crazy Southwestern Conference softball game.

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Extracurriculars can mean extra points toward a future career

2014-04-18 00:00:00
Most college campuses offer a dizzying array of clubs and organizations to fit just about every interest, talent, personal preference and career goal a student could possibly have. Read Full Story ...

Tips for attending a college fair

2014-04-18 00:00:00
Here are some useful tips from the National Association for College Admission Counseling for students planning to attend one of its college fairs. Read Full Story ...

Online registration saves time at college fairs

2014-04-18 00:00:00
The information form ? a staple of college fairs across the country ? has gone digital in St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Come see the new Lindenwood University

2014-04-18 00:00:00
There has never been a better time to check out the new Lindenwood University, and with the ability to schedule a campus visit or apply online, doing so is easier than it has ever been. Read Full Story ...

Missouri residents pay in-state tuition at SIUE

2014-04-18 00:00:00
Beginning with the fall 2014 semester, newly entering freshman and transfer students, and master?s level graduate students from Missouri will pay the same in-state tuition rate as those studen… Read Full Story ...

Student learning is innovative and engaging at Maryville University

2014-04-18 00:00:00
At Maryville University, the approach to teaching and learning is innovative and aimed at future career success. Through community and corporate partnerships, faculty mentoring and leadership … Read Full Story ...

Bridgeton landfill owners to pay nearby residents $6.8 million in lawsuit over stink

2014-04-18 00:00:00
The people in the 400 homes closest to the landfill will be compensated for the stink they've had to endure. Read Full Story ...

Tulsa set to hire Mizzou's Haith

2014-04-18 00:00:00
After three seasons at MU, Haith reportedly headed out.  Read Full Story ...

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