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Man Who Witnessed His Brother’s Death, Wants Guns Off Streets

A St. Louis man whose brother was killed in a shooting will organize a gun buyback plan for the city.

08/17/2015

More than 700 applicants turned out for a Ferguson 1000 hiring event on July 18, 2015 at the Ferguson Community Center. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Funding for Ferguson: Are Donations Hitting the Mark?

When it comes to grants and donations being channeled into Ferguson and surrounding communities, a large portion is going toward the one thing young people say they want the most. “Every single one of them said we need jobs,” says Michael McMillan, president and COO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.

08/07/2015

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NAACP to Offer Free Legal Aid to St. Louis County Children

Details of the program will be unveiled Friday during an NAACP-sponsored community leadership brunch near St. Louis, a week after the U.S. Department of Justice released a report critical of the county’s family court system that handles about 6,000 youth cases each year.

08/05/2015

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Program Provides Insight into Homeless Eradication Model

One year after 51 homeless veterans were given free housing for up to a year, the program has offered a glimpse into the challenges and successes of the homeless eradication model called “rapid rehousing.”

07/27/2015

World War II Army veteran Fred Schaljo watches as the St. L:ouis Veterans Day Parade passes by in St. Louis on November 8, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis County Seeks Approval for Veterans’ Court

St. Louis County is looking to join St. Louis City, St. Charles, and Jefferson County in having a veterans’ court in place.

07/15/2015

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Nixon OKs Savings Accounts for Missourians with Disabilities

A new Missouri measure aims to help families financially support those with disabilities.

06/29/2015

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“School’s Out Cafe” Serves Children in Need During Summer

St. Louis officials are looking to expand a program that provides free summer meals to children in need.

06/17/2015

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Follow Up: High School Football Participation Down in Missouri

Maplewood Richmond Heights not alone in losing players.

06/12/2015

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Missouri Senate Overrides Veto of Welfare Limits

Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri’s limits among the lowest in the nation.

05/04/2015

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Women’s Program Addressing Gun Violence

“Lock it for Love” is a program of the group Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice.

04/27/2015

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