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10 Years Ago: Praxair Explosion in Lafayette Square

It cancelled the St. Louis Cardinals game and shut down Highway 40 – it was the massive Praxair explosion in Lafayette Square.

06/25/2015

SALISBURY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27:  The Magna Carta in Salisbury Cathedral's Cloisters and Chapter House is seen on February 27, 2015 in Salisbury, England. To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the historic charter, Salisbury Cathedral - which boasts to have the best preserved of the four originals - is opening a new interactive exhibition which tells the story of its creation and enduring legacy.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

800-Year-Old Magna Carta Basis of Missouri Lawsuit

History lives on – 800 years ago today, King John of England signed Magna Carta, putting the law above the king, and also promising something else that is the subject of an ongoing lawsuit in Missouri.

06/15/2015

BOSTON - FEBRUARY 20: At this intersection on Beacon Street, the brick sidewalk does not have a tactile strip to indicate a curb. Carl Richardson, 46, the State House ADA Coordinator who is blind and hard of hearing, has long struggled to navigate the uneven brick sidewalks of Beacon Hill stands at this intersection on Beacon Street, the brick sidewalk does not have a tactile strip to indicate a curb. He would like to see improvements that would allow the city to comply with the American Disabilities Act. (Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Ill. Senator: 25-Year-Old Disabilities Act Would Not Pass Today

He calls the act “the pinnacle of bipartisanship,” something he says would be difficult to pull off in the current Congress.

06/12/2015

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PHOTOS: Ferguson 10 Months Later

It has been 10 months since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by now-former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The anniversary of Brown’s death will fall on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015.

06/10/2015

SELMA, AL - MARCH 06:  Police cars clear lanes of traffic on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 6, 2015 in Selma, Alabama. Selma is preparing to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the famed civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery that resulted in a violent confrontation with Selma police and State Troopers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 1965.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

St. Louis Family Revisits Selma in Honor of Patriarch

A St. Louis family plans to drive to Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a historic civil rights march.

03/06/2015

LAKE PLACID, NY - FEBRUARY 24: The United States celebrates winning the gold medal during the Olympic hockey game against Finland on February 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won 4-2. (Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)

35 Years Later, ‘Miracle On Ice’ Stands Test Of Time

Here are a few reasons why the 1980 men’s hockey team’s victory is still in fact, a miracle.

02/22/2015

Michael Brown Casket

Mourners Gather on 6-Month Anniversary of Brown’s Death

After the vigil, some participants demonstrated outside the Ferguson Police Department. Police arrested several protesters.

02/10/2015

John Hessel (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Kirkwood Shooting Survivor Tells of Father’s Help from Beyond

Saturday marks the seventh anniversary of the Kirkwood City Hall shooting.

02/06/2015

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Anniversary of 8.0 Earthquake Along New Madrid Fault Line

Business owners are given tips to quake-proof for possible sequel.

02/06/2015

Gateway Arch (Credit, Meghan Ross)

Gateway Arch in Good Health

There’s been talk lately of rust and discoloration on the Gateway Arch as signs that five decades of St. Louis weather are taking their toll. Results out this week are offering new assurances that the Arch is doing just fine.

10/02/2014

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