Special Report

Lisa Martino-Taylor, a professor of sociology at St. Louis Community College, overlooks the area where the Pruit-Igoe public housing complex used to stand in north St. Louis on October 15, 2012. Martino-Taylor has uncovered information that the United States Military conducted top secret experiments spraying zinc cadmium silfide with a radioactive additive on the predominantly low-income people that lived in the area in 1953-1954 and 1963-1965.  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Researcher: Poor St. Louis Minorities Targeted for Secret Cold War Chemical Testing

“This stuff travelled for up to 40 miles. So really all of the city of St. Louis was ultimately inundated by the stuff.”

09/24/2012

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Economy Creating Young Generation of Homeless

The number of homeless children has risen by at least 30-percent since the start of the recession.

08/22/2012

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Parents to Governor: Don’t Send Rural Schoolchildren on Wild Ride

Parents in St. Albans picked up a video camera and tailed the bus to prove the route was longer than state law allowed.

06/11/2012

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V.A. in St. Louis Ready for Homebound Troops

President announced U.S. troops to return from Iraq by the end of the year

10/21/2011

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State Lacks Inventory of Post 9-11 Chem Suits

Millions in homeland security grants spent on protective gear for Mo responders

09/08/2011

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John Wayne Estate Sale Planned

700 items to go on sale

09/06/2011

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Fire Chief Thinks Warning Sign at Castlewood Should be More Explicit

Two more drownings in the Meramec Tuesday.

07/26/2011

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Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies At 93

DETROIT (AP) __ Betty Ford, the former first lady whose triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center, has died, a family […]

07/08/2011

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Part Three: Assessing the Reassessment System

Should foreclosures be comparable sales?

07/08/2011

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Part Two: Assessing the Reassessment System

Is it worth it to fight your property assessment?

07/07/2011