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Student Arrested in Connection to Anti-Semitic Graffiti

A University of Missouri freshman has been arrested for his suspected involvement with anti-Semitic graffiti discovered inside a dormitory’s stairwell.

04/22/2015

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Evacuations at Mizzou After Reports of Bomb Threat

The University of Missouri has issued an all clear after an earlier reported bomb threat prompted the evacuation of two buildings.

04/21/2015

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St. Louis Lands $1 Million Grant for YouthBuild Jobs Program

75 participants ages 16-24 will help build homes in north St. Louis’ 5th Ward.

04/20/2015

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Group Trying to Save Former Suburban St. Louis Convent

A group of neighbors is pressing to persuade the University of Missouri in St. Louis to reconsider plans to tear down a convent.

04/20/2015

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SIU Officials Approve 5 Percent Tuition Increase

Tuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.

04/17/2015

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Billionaires Donate $10 Million To Help Fund New Music School at MU

Billionaires Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield have donated $10 million to help fund a new School of Music building at the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus.

04/10/2015

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Proposed School Tax Increases Could Make Webster Groves Highest-Taxed

The district says it’s to keep class sizes small, keep pace with teacher salaries, open a new elementary school, and renovate Moss Field, which hasn’t been upgraded since 1948.

04/06/2015

Architectural model of the FOOD ROOF Farm. Courtesy: urbanharveststl.org

Downtown St. Louis Rooftop Farm Begins Greenhouse Construction

The 10,000-square-foot farm is a first for the area. The cold weather has delayed the project a bit, but this week, construction on the greenhouse begins.

03/30/2015

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Mehlville School District Facing Drastic Cuts

Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.

03/26/2015

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