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Best U.S. Family-Friendly Destinations

There are many family-friendly destinations in the United States that really know how to treat families like royalty. Here are just a few that keep families in mind.

06/04/2014

circa 1950:  The 33rd President of the United States of America, statesman Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972), waving from a train.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Senators Want to Rename D.C.’s Union Station in Honor of Harry S. Truman

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Truman, for whom no memorial in D.C. exists.

05/08/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Military Sex Abuse Bill Advances

Senator Clair McCaskill wins the battle to strengthen already-tough rules in the military to stop sexual abuse.

03/07/2014

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Office Opening to Assist Illinois Tornado Victims

The Salvation Army is opening an office in Washington to offer long-term assistance to victims of November’s deadly tornadoes.

01/03/2014

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2013’s Best Cities To Live In

The East Coast of the United States is the place to be if you love city living. Check out our favorite choices this year.

12/16/2013

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Lambert Director Expects Few Changes After American-US Merger

On the plus side, the merger is expected to make it easier for passengers to accumulate frequent flier miles.

11/14/2013

An area veteran from Aberdeen Heights Senior Living facility in Kirkwood boards an "honor flight" on October 8, 2013. Photo via Aberdeen Heights Facebook page.

25 Local Veterans Leave For ‘Honor Flight’ to Washington

When they get there they’re expected to be greeted by lawmakers, including U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-MO, but Korean War veteran Major Gen. Bill Branson is not impressed.

10/08/2013

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

St. Louis Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Plans

The coalition says it was improperly denied records about Canadian company Enbridge’s plan to build a 600-mile oil pipeline from Illinois to Oklahoma.

08/20/2013

Civil Rights

St. Louisans Prepare For Trip to Mark MLK Anniversary

“We have gotten lots a women contacting us, wanting to take their children because of the historical aspect. We have gotten lots of out of town group that are coming.”

08/19/2013

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Quinn Signs Bills Banning Hand-Held Phones in Cars

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Friday aimed at reducing distracted driving. It requires motorists to use speakerphones or headsets that allow for one-digit or audio dialing.

08/16/2013

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