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Study Investigates Alzheimer’s in African-Americans

Called the A4 study, researchers will investigate a drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in people at risk.

05/08/2015

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Criminologist Weighs In on Gun Info

A local criminologist says it looks like the judges aren’t any tougher on gun crimes here than they were in 2011.

04/27/2015

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Judges’ New Gun Docket Gives Out More Probation Than Prison Time

“We arrest criminals and they say ‘I’m not worried about it. I got paper. I got probation the first time, and I’ll get paper the second time,'” complained a frustrated Police Chief Sam Dotson.

04/27/2015

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University Study Hopes to Bring Answers to Gun Crime Increase

“There’s a concern over gangs in St. Louis,” UMSL criminologist Beth Huebner says. “We do have gangs, we do have guns – they are highly related. But then there are groups of people who aren’t associated with gangs, that we know of, that aren’t carrying guns.”

04/22/2015

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‘Better Together’ Study Examines St. Louis Area Policing

St. Louisans pay about $100 per capita more than Indy or Louisville for police service, report shows.

04/03/2015

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Mo. Senator: ‘There’s No Need To Be Regulating Backyard Barbecues’

If an EPA study results in regulating propane barbecue grills, one Missouri senator says it could be a real battle.

03/19/2015

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Should the Minimum Age to Buy Cigarettes Be Raised?

The suggestion is part of a study by the Institute of Medicine, which found a minimum age of 21 would reduce smoking prevalence by about 12 percent and smoking-related deaths by nearly 10 percent.

03/13/2015

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Dartmouth Creates #BlackLivesMatter Course on Race, Violence

A new #BlackLivesMatter course will be taught at Dartmouth College this spring term, with the Ivy League institution introducing the class discussing race, cultural inequality and violence in African-American history.

02/03/2015

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EPA Claims Air Safe to Breathe Near Burning Bridgeton Landfill

EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks says the seven-month study from May through December last year found no harmful levels of alpha, beta or gamma radiation.

01/20/2015

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Study: People Separated From iPhones Suffer Psychological Effects

A new study finds that people separated from their iPhones could suffer serious psychological and physiological effects.

01/12/2015

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