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In this undated family photo, Samantha Pitard, left, poses for a photo with Andrey Medeiros. Pitard was one of eight acrobats performing a hair-hanging stunt on Sunday, May 4, 2014, during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus when a clip at the top of the chandelier-like apparatus snapped. Photo: AP/Wayne T. Pitard

Circus Acrobat Willing to Do Hair-Hanging Again

One of eight circus acrobats who plunged about 20 feet to the ground during a hair-hanging act witnessed by thousands says she’ll perform the stunt again.

05/07/2014

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Eight Injured in Mo. Crash Involving Traveling Circus

At about 11:00 Thursday night, a caravan of circus performers and animals were traveling down the highway at about 45 miles-per-hour when a truck rear-ended one of the circus vans.

09/06/2013

Taylor Swift at the 55th GRAMMYs

Taylor Swift Opens The GRAMMYs Circus-Style

Talk about a spectacle. Taylor Swift took the job of opening the 55th GRAMMY Awards seriously, and went all out with her performance of her GRAMMY-nominated single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” Dressed in all-white top hat, […]

02/10/2013

Circus Flora performers visit City Garden, downtown St. Louis, Mo

Circus Flora Wraps Up Its 26th Season

Circus Flora’s “The Wizard” runs through June 24th in the big top next to Powell hall.

06/18/2012

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TIAM Weekend: Doug Armstrong on Tarasenko and Circus Flora

St. Louis’ own circus is back underway. As Circus Flora kicks off this weekend, artistic director and co-founder David Balding has all the details on what to look for, when everything is, and more on […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/02/2012

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UPDATE: Train Arrives Early, Elephants Walk Without Supervision

They will be checked out by health officials during the circus’ run here.

10/12/2011