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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

A school bus passes demonstrators protesting outside the police station on November 10, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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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Study Ranks Missouri as State with Sixth Biggest Spenders

Missouri places in the top 10 for most spending on health care, food and beverages, as well as people spending more than they make.

11/26/2014

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Study: More Blacks in St. Louis Killed by Other Blacks Compared to White Officers

A University of Missouri – St. Louis researcher says emotions aside, the number of black youth who have been fatally shot by white police officers has been fairly low in recent years.

10/15/2014

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Teens’ Genetic Protection Against Alcoholism Can Lessen Depending on Friends

Washington University researchers find a teen’s genetic protection against alcoholism can lessen, depending on whom they hang out with.

09/24/2014

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