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'What Pet Should I Get' is no 'Cat in the Hat'
2015-08-02 06:00:00
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
2015-08-02 06:00:00
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
2015-08-02 05:00:00
'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
2015-08-02 01:30:00
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
2015-08-02 00:15:00
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
2015-08-02 00:15:00
Stenger promises possible cost-cutting move will not result in layoffs.  Read Full Story ...

Cardinals get rocked in 6-2 loss
2015-08-02 00:15:00
Colorado bats bust out against Lynn, De La Rosa baffles Birds. Read Full Story ...

Ferguson timeline

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

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