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Metro-East School Makes the Switch to Year-Round Classes

Legacy Christian Academy in Caseyville will kick off optional year-round school June 1.

05/05/2015

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Illinois Bill Aims at Preventing Suicides in College Students

It’s not always obvious when a loved one is considering suicide. An Illinois Senate committee has signed onto something which may help.

05/04/2015

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Review of Missouri K-12 Learning Goals Further Strained

A panel of Missouri teachers and parents tasked with reviewing the state’s education standards is so divided that members told the State Board of Education on Monday they have split into two groups.

04/20/2015

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St. Charles Co. Couple Found Guilty in Caged Child Case

A St. Charles County couple is found guilty in a child endangerment case where an autistic boy was kept in a cage.

04/17/2015

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Jury Selection in Trial for Caged Child Case

Jury selection is underway for the trial of two parents who are accused of keeping their 6-year-old autistic son in a makeshift cage.

04/13/2015

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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

Attorneys for the Michael Brown family announce plans for filing a wrongful death civil lawsuit. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Michael Brown’s Parents Announce Civil Lawsuit

Family lawyer says the city of Ferguson and former officer Darren Wilson will be named in a wrongful death suit.

03/05/2015

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Defrocked St. Louis Priest Sent to Prison for Molestation Being Released

The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, is calling on Archbishop Robert Carlson to warn the flock about Gary Wolken, now 48, who is scheduled for release Feb. 23 from the Bonne Terre prison.

02/17/2015

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Toys R Us Taking Heat for ‘Breaking Bad’ Action Figures

Parents nationwide are upset about a new action figure on sale at Toys R Us – the Breaking Bad doll – complete with a fake bag of crystal meth.

10/21/2014

Federal regulations require school food be thrown out at the end of the meal period instead of being given to students who need the extra help. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Principal: Students Leaving Lunch Hungry

Federal regulations require school food be thrown out at the end of the meal period instead of being given to students who need the extra help.

10/14/2014

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