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Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri House Keeps Funding for Park Takeover

Money for a possible state takeover of a southeastern Missouri park remains in next year’s proposed state operating budget, but funding for expanding the Medicaid health care program for the poor was left out.

03/26/2014

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

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

Rocky Mountain National Park

Mo. Man, 20, Killed in Colorado Climbing Accident

The National Park Service said Friday that Paul Nahon died Thursday after falling about 150 feet from the Narrows on the Keyhole Route on Longs Peak, which is more than 14,000 feet tall.

08/16/2013

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NPS Investigating Why Indiana Dune Swallowed Boy

Geologists theorize that a long-buried tree trunk decomposed and created the void and possibly an air pocket that kept the boy alive in the dune known as Mt. Baldy

07/17/2013

Workers this week began setting up several stories-worth of metal scaffolding around the Old Courthouse at 4th and Market. Over the next year old, damaged stone on the 150-year-old historic building will be removed and replaced. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Lead Halts Work on Old Courthouse

Restoration work at the historic Old Courthouse on hold after a positive test for lead.

04/05/2012