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Visitors leave the south entrance to the Gateway Arch after discovering the monument is closed in St. Louis on October 1, 2013. The Arch and other National Parks throughout the United States are closed due to the federal government shutdown. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

World Monuments Fund to Address Arch Corrosion

The World Monuments Fund announced it will try to help refurbish 67 endangered monuments or sites in 41 countries and territories.

10/09/2013

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Arch, Campgrounds Among Idled Missouri Facilities

Baseball fans arriving in St. Louis for the start of the playoffs this week can scratch off one potential side visit — the Gateway Arch. The lingering dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law prompted a partial federal government shutdown Tuesday. Nationwide, some 800,000 federal workers are off the job, though services deemed critical, such as law enforcement and disaster assistance, continued. The shutdown idled many offices and facilities in Missouri, including Army Corps of Engineers-operated campgrounds, boat ramps and visitors centers.

10/02/2013

The Gateway Arch is seen in this April 1

‘Arch Tax’ Goes Into Effect in St. Louis City, County

The new 3/16 of a cent sales tax was approved by voters back in April. It is designed to raise money for parks and renovation of the Gateway Arch.

10/01/2013

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St. Louisans Prepare for Potential Government Shutdown

Federal lawmakers were trying Monday to reach a spending agreement to avert a shutdown after midnight. In St. Louis, the most immediate effects would include the closure of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and the Gateway Arch.

09/30/2013

Fireworks illuminate the sky near the Gateway Arch on the St. Louis riverfront on the last night of Fair St. Louis on July 4, 2011.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Fair St. Louis Moving from Arch Grounds in 2014

A $380 million renovation of the Arch area will be in full swing next July, forcing the popular Fourth of July event to move elsewhere.

09/20/2013

A family takes a stroll under the Gatewa

Wingsuit Flyer Promises to Avoid the Arch

Spokeswoman Meghan Spork said Polli will reach speeds of 140 mph as he does stunts such as flips during the three-minute flight over downtown.

08/22/2013

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Arch Superintendent: Rust ‘Purely Cosmetic’

Superintendent Tom Bradley says that while there isn’t an owner’s manual for something like the Arch, it is in “excellent shape” and should last “another hundred years.”

08/05/2013

G-AtoZ

St. Louis A-Z: G Is For Gateway Arch

During the month of August KMOX is saluting all that is great about the St Louis region, and we’re doing that by going A to Z. On August 8th, we visited the Gateway Arch for the letter G.

07/24/2013

A family takes a stroll under the Gatewa

St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Pass I-70, Archgrounds ‘Lid’ Plan

The bill would put a grassy lid over the downtown depressed lanes of I-70 and reroute Memorial Drive.

07/03/2013

(credit: KMOX/Tanya Sinkovits)

St. Louis Arch Turned 45 Saturday

“It really does give our city a lot of identity internationally,” said St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay at the dedication.

05/27/2013

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