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Ferguson Police Protests

St. Louis-Area Police Officers Feel Pressure After Ferguson

Union chief says “Ferguson effect” has increased pressure both on and off the streets.

08/07/2015

Getty Images, photo by Kutay Tanir

Funding for Ferguson: Investments, Donations Add Up to Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

“One year later, we have $480 million in new investment and nearly 1,000 new jobs,” says Sheila Sweeney, interim CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.

08/06/2015

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Tale of Two Cities – Report Shows Racial Divide in St. Louis

St. Louis gets good marks for stability and affordability, but low marks for racial disparity in the latest report from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.

07/29/2015

Gus Tassopoulos (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Greek Americans in St. Louis Area Worry for Greek Economy

Greek Americans in St. Louis are feeling for family and friends in Greece, where unemployment has hit 25 percent and banks are allowing only small withdrawals.

07/07/2015

File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

10 Killed in Traffic Crashes Over Fourth of July Weekend

There was one St. Louis-area fatality – 45-year-old Charles Meyer of St. Louis was killed July 3 in a crash in Franklin County.

07/06/2015

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Nixon Vetoes Student Transfers Bill, Some St. Louis-Area Legislators Frustrated

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.

06/26/2015

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Flood Expert: More Rain for Missouri Remains Concern

The Cuivre River was falling in northeast Missouri, the Meramec near St. Louis was at crest, and the Mississippi River south of St. Louis was expected to reach its high point on Tuesday.

06/22/2015

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Foreclosures Jump Across St. Louis Area, Nation

The 37 percent increase is blamed on banks repossessing homes that were in the foreclosure process.

06/18/2015

Eastern Massasauga Rattle Snake (Bill Reker/KMOX)

St. Louis-Area Snake Guide: Don’t Be Afraid

People across St. Louis Metro became a little snake jittery when two recent stories surfaced: A Nixa, Mo., man died from venomous snake bites May 27, and more recently, public works department employees in Maryville, Ill., removed four snakes from Drost Park.

06/05/2015

Photo: Getty/Tim Boyle

National Housing Market Highest in 9 Years

Coldwell Banker Gundaker President says the St. Louis housing market hasn’t been this high since April of 2013.

06/04/2015

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