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Illinois Governor's Mansion Renovation Gets $1M in DonationsThe mansion has fallen into disrepair in recent years with a flooded basement, leaky roof and peeling paint.
Arrest Made in O'Fallon, Mo. Teen StabbingPolice in O'Fallon say an arrest has been made in the stabbing of a 13-year-old boy late Thursday.
Man Convicted In Beating Death Of Granite City ToddlerJohn Holmon III has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2012 beating death of a Granite City toddler.
New 'My Shake' App Records EarthquakesA new app could become popular in the St. Louis area thanks to the New Madrid Fault Zone.
Drive-By Shooting Turns FatalSt. Louis Police identify victim as 33-year-old Victor Ivory
"Preliminary" Talks for St. Louis County to Take Over Ferguson PolicingCounty Executive Stenger says the talks have been going on for about a year

Politics

"Preliminary" Talks for St. Louis County to Take Over Ferguson PolicingCounty Executive Stenger says the talks have been going on for about a year
Kinder, Lawmakers, Alderman React to DOJ's Ferguson Lawsuit"This is antithetical to the American form of government."
Mo. Lawmakers Debate Proper Response to Opiate DeathsMissouri lawmakers are considering how to combat rising levels of opiate addiction and while some proposals have garnered widespread support, others face challenges over funding and privacy concerns.
Mo. House: Uber Must Insure Drivers At All TimesA bill passed by Missouri's House would make Uber liable for accidents not involving passengers.
Mo. Lawmaker Limits Univ. Budget Over Campus ProtestsThe plan includes a 2 percent increase for state colleges and universities, except for the four-campus University of Missouri system, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported.
$14 Million Soccer Complex Coming to Creve Coeur ParkFunding for the complex would come from the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission.

Business

3 St. Louis Spots Make 'Top 100 Places To Eat' ListYelp's Top 100 Places to Eat in the US for 2016 list is out and three local eateries made the list.
Shake Shack Coming To St. LouisSt. Louis' first Shake Shack is opening a restaurant in the Central West End on the corner of Euclid and West Pine.
Arch Coal Cuts Deal with Wyoming in Multi-Million Dollar BankruptcyArch and Alpha each operate two large open-pit mines in the Powder River Basin, the nation's top coal-producing region.
St. Louis Housing Market Tightest in 6 YearsMany would-be home sellers waiting for prices to increase more.
Laclede Gas Asks PSC to Approve 61-Cent Hike in Monthly SurchargeBeginning in March, natural gas customers of Laclede Gas Co. could see bills rise by as much 61 cents per month.
Lawmakers, Governor Quarrel Over UM System WoesRepublican-led General Assembly leaders say they're in no hurry to seat new curators

Entertainment

Funny Or Die Makes Donald Trump's Book Into Made-For-TV MovieJohnny Depp stars as Donald Trump. Henry Winkler plays Ed Koch.
Jimmy Kimmel's Fake Campaign Ad For Jeb BushGeorge W. Bush narrates an ad in support of Jeb.
Local Doctor Uses Radiological Images To Create Art"When I was a resident several years ago, I really saw the beauty of some of these images, and I really thought I could make art out of them," Dr. Brett Prywitch says.
Sheryl Crow Donates $21,600 to Kennett TeachersThe nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter is ``adopting'' all the teachers at Kennett High School through AdoptAClassroom.org with a $600 donation each for classroom supplies.
Conan O'Brien Spoofs Cam Newton's Super Bowl Postgame Press ConferenceWhen Conan O'Brien's joke fell flat on his show, he channeled his inner Cam Newton to deliver a post-joke press conference.
2016 - 2017 Season at The Rep Looks Ambitious & Varied50th anniversary season designed to be something to remember.

Health

New Study Finds Marijuana Use Decreased Over DecadeLead researcher Dr. Richard Grucza of Washington University, says a 20 percent increase is still substantial, but not doubled.
Local Doctor Uses Radiological Images To Create Art"When I was a resident several years ago, I really saw the beauty of some of these images, and I really thought I could make art out of them," Dr. Brett Prywitch says.
Bridgeton, Flint Moms Join Forces vs EPAAlso coming under attack was the largest shareholder of the landfill's owner, Bill Gates.
Mo. Legislator Hopes Drug Registry Will Finally PassSays new House and Senate leadership give her hope.
Prescription Drug Database Up Again in Missouri HouseAs opioid overdoses increasingly draw attention in Congress and statehouses across the U.S., Missouri lawmakers are again considering a proposal for a prescription monitoring program that would bring the state in line with all others.
Officials, Victims' Families Hope Heroin PSA Spurs ActionAfter being told some parents of heroin victims say it went too far, Laura Stenger replied, "It never can go too far. That is what heroin does. I'm sorry they feel that way, but it could even get stronger."

CBS National News

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia first to draw lifetime drug ban
​Catholic college reinstates 2 fired professors after scandal goes national
​U.S., Cuba to sign agreement on commercial flights
​Lawsuit: Principal was warned about school child porn
In surprise shakeup, toy company sells Etch A Sketch
​Autopsy reports found from 1929 Valentine's Day massacre

CBS World News

​U.S., Cuba to sign agreement on commercial flights
​Italy mourns, demands truth from Egypt in slaying
Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Patriarch sign unity deal
Teen who allegedly hacked CIA chief's AOL account in custody
U.S., Seoul to take harder line on North Korea
After deadly prison riot, fear pervasive among inmates

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