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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.

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Freeburg HS Alumni Want to Keep ‘Midgets’ Mascot

Authorities with the Freeburg School District say the name originated in the 1930s, and was meant as an honor for a scrappy basketball team that played well despite having very few players who were tall.

07/16/2015

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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

FLORISSANT, MO - JUNE 23:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters on June 23, 2015 at Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri. Clinton's visit to the St. Louis suburb neighboring Ferguson, Missouri focused on racial issues.  (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Clinton Covers Charleston, Education, Confederate Flags During Florissant Campaign Stop

Hillary Clinton addressed about 500 people in the North St. Louis County church, speaking about turning grief and anger into action.

06/24/2015

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Come Together Ferguson Announces Grant Recipients

With less than two months to go before the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death and the protests that followed, efforts to help the community of Ferguson continue.

06/12/2015

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Enterprise Holdings Founder Donates $92.5 Million to Charities

Enterprise Holdings Founder Jack Taylor and his family are donating $92.5 million to 13 organizations and institutions. Majority of the donations that will be given are local.

06/10/2015

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Illinois Schools Still Fattening Pensions

Chicago Tribune analysis says state law hasn’t been a deterrent

05/24/2015

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Top Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In St. Louis

If your summer family plans include some stay-cation plans, you’re in luck because there are any number of great attractions at the fabulous museums around St. Louis for family friendly outings.

05/12/2015

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Missouri Gov. Nixon Signs $26 billion Spending Plan

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday signed a $26 billion budget for the next fiscal year that would increase basic aid for public K-12 schools.

05/08/2015

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Thousands of Students Not Receiving MAP Grants Due to Budget Cuts

Illinois Student Assistance Commission official says a small setback for paying for school, can prevent a financially needy student from completing a degree.

04/28/2015

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