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Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Health Dept. to Study Residents Near Bridgeton Landfill

Dr. Khan says he can’t tell yet if the landfill is the cause of ill residents around the area.

07/02/2015

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Mo. Laborers of Atomic Bombs Earn Illness Compensations

The U.S. Department of Labor has already given over $11 billion nationally to those affected.

06/18/2015

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House Committee Hears Testimony on Bill that Would Legalize Medical Marijuana

“I’m going to say to you right now, I could care less about anybody who wants to get high,” Williams testified. “Your problem, not mine. I’m only concerned about people who need to have relief with medication.”

02/24/2015

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Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 4 Deaths

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

12/19/2014

A billboard along Highway 64/40 gives motorists the bad news about the record setting temperatures in St. Louis on June 28, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Record Heat Not Causing Many Deaths

It’s hot, but people are staying cool.

07/05/2012

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Flu Prompts Two St. Louis Schools to Close

More than sixty children and teachers in both grade schools are out with high fevers and general achiness.

02/29/2012

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NY Mystery Illness Strikes Chord With Local Families

Both have sons who’ve responded to antibiotics for similar symptoms.

02/08/2012

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