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Police Probe Suburban St. Louis House Fire That Kills Man

Authorities in suburban St. Louis’ University City are probing as suspicious the cause of a weekend house fire that killed a man despite efforts by at least one neighbor to save him.

22 hours ago

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Winds Blow Smoke From Forest Fires in Canada into Midwest

A haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south, prompting health warnings in at least two states.

06/30/2015

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Ferguson Brewhouse Damaged By Fire

Started in light. Owners vow to reopen as soon as possible.

06/19/2015

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Extreme Heat Takes Toll on Asthma Patients

St. Louis City and County hospitals have treated 46 heat-related illnesses since last Thursday.

08/26/2014

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Heat Warning in Effect Through Sunday Night

St. Louis City Health Director Pam Walker is urging residents to protect themselves against the high temperatures and humidity.

08/21/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Heat Advisory in Effect Through Tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory over concerns about extreme heat and humidity.

06/30/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?

01/13/2014

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High Temps, Low Moisture Taking Toll on Mo. Crops

The weekly report says just 1 percent of the corn crop has been harvested, compared with 42 percent at the same time last year and a five-year average of 13 percent.

09/04/2013

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Summer of 2013 a Refreshing Change of Pace

But just how ‘nice’ of a summer was it? Scott Truett, senior forecaster with the National Weather says, “July was actually 2 degrees cooler than normal.

08/23/2013

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