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Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown on October, 11 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Civil rights organizations, protest groups and people from around the country were protesting the August 9 shooting of Brown, 18, which involved Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the suburban town of Ferguson near St. Louis.  Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty Images

Officer Who Called Protestor’s Boss Fully Backed By Union

A police officer has the same right to free speech as any protestor – that’s the defense voiced by the police union for an officer who called a protestor’s boss.

10/17/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

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Police: Drink Specials, Social Media Don’t Mix

The city attorney for St. Joseph is asking the state to clarify whether Missouri law forbids bars from posting drink specials on their social media sites.

09/05/2014

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Social Media Blamed for Some of the Scope of Ferguson Looting

Twitter and Facebook are getting some of the blame for the sprawling scope of this week’s rioting in Ferguson.

08/11/2014

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Psychologist: Social Media ‘Bears Some Responsibility’ For ‘Fire Challenge’

A dangerous new fad is sweeping social media known as the “fire challenge.”

08/11/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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“Fight Mobs” Initiated Through Social Media

St. Louis Police are beginning to check social media such as Twitter and Facebook in efforts to prevent Mob Fights.

04/25/2014

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Troubled Teens Help Mo. Flood Victims

Waynesville Mayor Luge Hardman says it began when a group of 20 troubled teens from the Piney Ridge residential treatment center raised about $500 to attend Six Flags St. Louis.

08/13/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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Toy Store Saved By Social Media Faces Further Troubles

Real life has intruded on the storybook ending for “Once Upon A Toy.”

04/17/2013

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