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#TBT: ‘Hound Dog’ is Recorded, But Not by Elvis

The original song was sung in 1952 by blues singer Ellie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton.

08/13/2015

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Illinois Survey Supports Tax on Sugary Drinks

The Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity wants to raise taxes on sweet tea, sports drinks and other sugary beverages in the state.

05/28/2015

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Mehlville School District Facing Drastic Cuts

Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.

03/26/2015

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Mo. Lawmakers Hear Input on New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.

03/09/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

UPDATE: St. Louis County Police Chief on Body Cameras

Belmar says as the department began looking at its options, the Sunshine Law and Freedom of Information Act hit him right between the eyes.

02/23/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announces that St. Louis-area building trades have committed to a 24-hour construction schedule without overtime to build a stadium during a news conference in St. Louis on Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI)

Construction Trades Commit to Fast-Track St. Louis Stadium Construction

Three shifts a day, five days a week, with no overtime – that’s what local labor leaders are committing to to reduce the time and cost of constructing a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.

02/19/2015

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Youth-Advocacy Group Will Track Dollars Pledged to Ferguson

Jamala Rogers with Advocates for Youth says they don’t want organizations getting the money to waste it on administrative costs, when it’s supposed to go toward job training, employment opportunities and education.

01/27/2015

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Dare To Dream Big With Half-Billion Dollars On The Line

One ticket: 1 in 176 million chance of winning.

03/30/2012

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Fourth ATM Solutions Suspect Enters Guilty Pleas

Aaron Johnson was final defendant in multi-million dollar heist.

02/13/2012

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Dark Fiscal Clouds Hover Over New School Year

Edwardsville schools learn state will slash twice as much as previously thought.

08/30/2011

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