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Missouri and Illinois Lice Grow Immune to Common Treatments

A SIUE Biology professor says in 25 states lice have evolved and need stronger treatments methods.

08/19/2015

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Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New Test

Most students at Missouri’s two failing school districts aren’t proficient in Math or English and scored lower on standardized tests than students statewide, data released Monday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show.

08/17/2015

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St. Louis City Firefighter Applicants Begin Physical Testing

CPAT testing – when each applicant goes through a series of tests in full fire gear – begins after a written test,

07/24/2015

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St. Louis County Tests for West Nile Virus, City Does Not

Arrighai says since West Nile Virus is endemic to Missouri, St. Louis city no longer tests for it “because we know it’s here.”

07/07/2015

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Questions Dropped, Time Added for Missouri Teaching Exams

Hopeful Missouri teachers will have more time to answer fewer questions on some certification exams after complaints that not enough candidates were passing, but the State Board of Education stopped short Tuesday of lowering the scores needed to pass.

06/16/2015

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First Positive Test for West Nile Virus in Illinois in 2015

The department reports St. Clair County Health Department employees collected a positive mosquito batch Tuesday in O’Fallon.

05/29/2015

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Bills Would Require High School Students to Pass Civics Exam to Graduate

The bills revise current Missouri law that requires high school seniors to take an exam about the U.S. and Missouri Constitutions. Instead, they will take an exam similar to the test taken by naturalized citizens.

03/19/2015

A tornado rips through the Oklahoma City area Monday afternoon, May 20, 2013.
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Mo. Tornado Drill Scheduled for Thursday

The Missouri statewide tornado drill is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

03/06/2014

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St. Louis City Schools Only Rate “Fair” With State Auditor’s Office

Lack of cooperation from the district almost dropped rating down to “Poor”.

09/04/2013

The Wanted Play What’s That Song? – Part 1

We put their music love to the test when the guys were in NYC, playing a backstage game of What’s That Song? Here’s what happened in the first round.

01/18/2013

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