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Koster Warns Radiation Found Off Site Near Bridgeton Landfill

The sternly-worded report also warns that the underground fire appears to be moving closer to the north quarry where radioactive waste from the Manhattan Project is buried in the West Lake Landfill.

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Meramec River Bridge Work Shifts To Westbound Lanes Tuesday

Drivers urged to seek alternate routes during six week long project to avoid congestion.

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Protesters form a line against Missouri State Police during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri on August 11, 2014. People are protesting the police shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9, 2014.  Rioting and looting took place in the community on August 10. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Ferguson Report Offers Lessons on Handling Protests

The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places.

09/02/2015

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Suspect in Florida Doctor’s Death Violates Federal Probation

One of two Missouri men charged with killing a southwest Florida doctor will serve six months in federal prison for a probation violation in an unrelated gun case.

09/02/2015

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St. Louis Ranks No. 10 in Best American Tech Cities for Work

In at No. 3 is Springfield, Illinois, and in the top 25 at No. 17 is Peoria, Illinois.

09/02/2015

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Over 150 Students Walk Out Of School To Protest Transgender Teen Using Girls’ Locker Room

Over 150 Missouri high school students voiced their displeasure about a transgender teen using the girl’s locker room by walking out of class.

09/02/2015

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) questions witnesses about military equipment given to local law enforcement departments by the federal government during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. In the wake of the Ferguson, MO, police response to peaceful protests, senators on the committee were critical of the federal grant programs that allow local and state law enforcement agencies to buy armored vehicles, assult rifles, body armor and other military equipment.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCaskill Calls for Higher VA Director Salary to Attract Candidates

St. Louis is one of 30 VA cities around the country struggling to fill vacancies in the top position.

09/02/2015

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Missouri Executes Man for 15-Year-Old Girl’s 1989 Killing

A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri’s death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl.

09/01/2015

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Man Sentenced to Life With No Parole Walks Free in Missouri

Family, friends, supporters and reporters flocked to meet Jeff Mizanskey as he stepped out of the Jefferson City Correctional Center into a sunny morning, wearing a new pair of white tennis shoes and a shirt that read “I’m Jeff & I’m free.”

09/01/2015

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Mayor Slay Pushes for State-Wide Minimum Wage Increase

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted Friday to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis, despite warnings from businesses.

09/01/2015

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