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Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount Park Waiting on Green Light for Slot Machines

Tuesday marks 90 years of horse racing at Fairmount Park. But still looming over the track is whether other forms of gaming will be allowed.

03/23/2015

File photo of a McDonald's sign. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Man Arrested At McDonald’s After Claiming Happy Meals Were Racist

An Iowa man is being charged with assault and disorderly conduct after causing a scene and claiming McDonald’s is racist due to their lack of dark-skinned toys in Happy Meals.

03/11/2015

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Idiot Dash Cancelled; Downtown Fat Tuesday Parade Still On

The 15 to 20 minute parade begins at 5:30 p.m. at Broadway and Washington.

02/17/2015

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U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling Ban

The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.

12/08/2014

A vigil is held in South St. Louis for the Bosnian man killed by four teens with hammers on Sunday, November 30, 2014. (Allison Blood/KMOX)

Was the Hammer Attack on Bosnian Man Racially Motivated?

Hundreds in the Bosnian community in South St. Louis gathered and marched Monday night, in part to remember Begic, as well as to condemn violence in the community.

12/02/2014

A person is arrested during an attempt by Ferguson protestors to  block part of Interstate 70 on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Arrests As Ferguson Protesters Plan Shutdown

Demonstrators were planning to block part of Interstate 70.

09/10/2014

Mighty Mox at GO! St. Louis Marathon

This week the Mighty Mox Street Team made a special appearance at the annual GO! Saint Louis Marathon downtown. We were set up outside Soldier’s Memorial and had a blast! While it was pretty cold […]

04/06/2014

Host of NPR's "All Things Considered" Michele Norris speaks during a taping of "Meet the Press" at the NBC studios November 2, 2008 in Washington, DC. Norris discussed topics related to the upcoming presidential election. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press)

UMSL Hosts Discussion on Race Card Project

A national project to encourage public conversations about race comes to St. Louis this week.

03/19/2014

File photo of people running in cold weather.  (credit: Richard Gillard /Getty Images)

Mo. Runners Organize Impromptu Race In The Snow

Bitter cold didn’t stop a group of southeast Missouri runners from competing on a snow-covered course.

12/07/2013

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‘The Amazing Race’ Returns With New Cast

The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.

08/29/2013

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