Local News

Could There Be 2 Ferris Wheels in the Works for Downtown STL?Bob O'Laughlin of LHM says a ferris wheel would block views of Busch Stadium from his hotel.
Prosecutor Wants Photos of Michael Brown's Body RestrictedThe filing warned that if the images became public they ``may provoke unbridled violence.''
Fort Leonard Wood PowerPoint Slide Listed Hillary Clinton as 'Insider' ThreatShe might be our next president, but someone at Fort Leonard Wood also thinks Hillary Clinton is a threat to national security, thanks to her email scandal.
'Outside In: Paint for Peace' Exhibit set to Debut Murals from Ferguson ProtestsBeginning August 27, the Millstone Gallery at the Center of Creative Arts (COCA) will debut an exhibit entitled “Outside In: Paint for Peace,” showcasing murals painted on the boards from the various buildings.
In Some U.S. Schools, Resistance to Ending Corporal PunishmentRules are rules, said mother Kimberly Zacher, so why shouldn't the punishment be the same as at home when her daughter falls out of line?
East St. Louis Closes Jail After Sanitation ComplaintAn unidentified officer filed the complaint Monday.

Politics

Fort Leonard Wood PowerPoint Slide Listed Hillary Clinton as 'Insider' ThreatShe might be our next president, but someone at Fort Leonard Wood also thinks Hillary Clinton is a threat to national security, thanks to her email scandal.
Chicago Police Refute Trump's Claim He Talked To CommandersPolice spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says no one in the department's senior command structure has ever met with Trump or his campaign staff.
Rauner Signs Bill to Punish Trafficking Guns into IllinoisFirearm traffickers in Illinois will be punished with sentences of up to 30 years in prison under the bill.
New Poll Out -- Is The 'Show Me State' Back to Being a Bellwether State?A brand new poll of Missouri likely voters, released today by Monmouth University, shows a dead heat in the race for President.
Former Missouri State Sen. Betty Sims DiesSims served in the Senate from 1995 to 2003, representing the central part of St. Louis County.
New Allegations in Absentee Voter CaseAttorney for the loser says workers wearing Penny Hubbard shirts registered absentee voters.

Business

Could There Be 2 Ferris Wheels in the Works for Downtown STL?Bob O'Laughlin of LHM says a ferris wheel would block views of Busch Stadium from his hotel.
BBB Warns St. Louis About Burial Insurance SchemeThe Better Business Bureau is warning St. Louis residents who receive an offer in the mail for burial insurance policies.
No More Girl Scout Cookies, Salvation Army Collections at SchnucksNo longer will you hear the bells of the Salvation Army around Christmas time nor will you see little girls with colorful posters selling Thin Mints.
Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Accelerator Picks Six New Start-UpsThree of the start-ups chosen are from St. Louis; the other three are from Seattle, San Diego, and Lincoln, Nebraska.
TechShop Hires Manufacturing Veteran Ahead of OpeningThe facility will boast more than a million dollars in professional equipment, including laser cutters, welding equipment, a wood shop, sewing machines and 3-D printers.
McDonald's Recalls Millions of Happy Meals Fitness BandsMillions of Happy Meal fitness bands are being recalled because they might cause skin irritation or burns to children.

Entertainment

Science Fiction Author Heinlein Honored as Famous MissourianDonors to the Heinlein Society and the Heinlein Prize Trust paid for a bronze bust of Heinlein, which will be displayed at the Capitol.
STL Zoo Selected as National Best Free Attraction ContestantVoters have until Monday, Aug. 29 at 10:59 a.m. to vote the Saint Louis Zoo as the Best Free Attraction.
1st Total Solar Eclipse Since 1442 Coming to St. Louis in Exactly 1 Year"I cannot stress enough just how spectacular of an event this is going to be," she says. "This is something that people will spend their life savings on to come see, from all around the world."
St. Charles' Festival of the Little Hills Starts TodayPatrons can expect over 300 craft booths including fine art, live entertainment, food and beer.
Soulard's Oktoberfest Cancelled, Another Group Trying to Revive ItThe Soulard Oktoberfest Benevolent Association says because costs are not in line with revenues, it is cancelling this year's event.
Backstage Tour With Makers of 'Kubo and the Two Strings'Mark Reardon went on a tour through the set of "Kubo and the Two Strings," which is set to be released Friday, Aug. 19.

Health

East St. Louis Closes Jail After Sanitation ComplaintAn unidentified officer filed the complaint Monday.
Claim: Doctor Refused to Remove IUD for Religious ReasonsA woman sought care after a fall dislodged her IUD, but a doctor in the Chicago-based Mercy Hospital system refused to remove it.
Women With Dense Breasts Should Be Screened Annually, Study SaysHow often should a woman get a mammogram? A new study says it all depends on her medical history and breast density.
Will EpiPen Price Keep Life-Saving Medicine Out of Reach?The price spike for EpiPen medication - from $100 in 2008 to $500 today - may have some parents struggling to make sure their children who suffer from allergies have one.
10,000 Pill Disposal Pouches Coming to St. CharlesThe Boys & Girls Club of St. Charles County received a donation of 10,000 disposal pouches from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
Study Finds New Missouri Moms Breastfeed More Than IllinoisNew Missouri moms are doing a bit better job of breastfeeding their newborn babies than Illinois moms.

CBS National News

At least 2 tornadoes cause damage in central Indiana
Rap video introduces Chicago fourth-graders to new teacher
100,000 kids still subject to corporal punishment
Ga. man who threw boiled water on gay couple convicted
Bonnie and Clyde's harsh letter to former gang member up for auction
Rival schools make generous offer to football team after fire

CBS World News

American University of Afghanistan in Kabul attacked
Deadly Italy earthquake described as "Dante's Inferno"
Powerful quake strikes central Italy
Turkish troops, U.S.-backed rebels go after key ISIS-held town
Newly released docs show world's reaction to Nixon's resignation
Results of big dig for Nazi "gold train" revealed

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