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- FDA Going After Sellers of Pure Caffeine Powder The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses.
- POLL: Police Killings of Unarmed Blacks Top Story of 2014 The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere - and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired - was the top news story of 2014, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news...
- Possible Chickenpox at Pinckneyville Prison IDOC says one wing is on partial lockdown
- Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 4 Deaths Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
- A Smell in the Air, Contaminated Groundwater Below Groundwater under the radioactive West Lake Landfill is contaminated with high amounts of radium, according to a study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Mo. Rep. Pushes Bill Requiring Father's Signature for Abortion, Except in Cases of 'Legitimate Rape' A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.”
- Cars Stolen From V.A. Hospital Parking Lot Spokeswoman says contractor in charge of valet parking at John Cochran is tightening up security
- St. Louis Health Director Disputes CDC's STD Rankings City Health Director says CDC comparing apples to oranges
- How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
- Chlorine Leak Sends FurFest Guests Scurrying Nineteen people sickened at Rosemont, Illinois convention
- Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
- Seasonal Flu Hits St. Louis Hard In St. Louis County, the number of confirmed flu cases last week totaled 265 - more than half of the 422 cases so far this season.
- Rhodes Scholar From Chesterfield Anisha Gururaj attends MIT & will use scholarship at Oxford University in England
- Illinois to Refund Retiree Health Care Money 75,000 state workers to see portion of $60 million payout
- UPDATED: Nurse Found Ebola-Free in Preliminary Tests Samples are also with the Centers for Disease Control.