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Charlie Brennan – Monday, November 10 – Ventriloquist/Comedian Jeff Dunham; St. Louis Att’y Al Watkins

Charlie talks with Ventriloquist/Stand-Up Comedian Jeff Dunham about the premiere of his new one-hour Comedy Central Special; and Charlie and Debbie talk with STL Att’y Al Watkins who is representing the family of South Korean Washington University Student Yongsang Soh.

11/11/2014

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Settlement Sought in Washington University Death

Family members of a Washington University student who fell to his death from a balcony say they believe the school is partly responsible for his death.

11/10/2014

FERGUSON, MO - OCTOBER 22:  Police face off with demonstrators as protests continue in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death on October 22, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Several days of civil unrest followed the August 9 shooting death of Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Today's protest was scheduled to coincide with a day of action planned to take place nationwide to draw attention to police brutality.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expert: ‘LA Riots with Rodney King is What Should Be Expected to Happen in Ferguson’

Many expect that if Wilson is not indicted, the worst situation that could unfold in Ferguson could be similar to the 1992 Los Angeles riots that happened after Los Angeles police officers were acquitted in a trial regarding a videotaped police beating of Rodney King.

11/03/2014

Curators and radiologists examine the mummy of Pet-Menekh on Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Center for Advanced Medicine on the Washington University Medical Center campus in St. Louis. From left are Lisa Çakmak, assistant curator of ancient art at Saint Louis Art Museum; Karen Butler, assistant curator of Washington University's Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum; Dr. Sanjeev Bhalla, professor of radiology and chief of cardiothoracic imaging at Washington University School of Medicine; and Dr. Vincent Mellnick, a Washington University radiologist. Pet-Menekh was scanned in a computerized tomography (CT) scanner at the medical center. Pet-Menekh, a male believed to have lived during the 4th or 3rd century B.C., belongs to the Kemper Art Museum but is on permanent loan to the Saint Louis Art Museum. The mummy was one of three mummies scanned at the medical center Sunday. (Robert Boston)

St. Louis Art Museum’s Mummies Get CT Scans

Three Egyptian mummies – dating back to between 300 and 1300 BC – received CT scans from Washington University radiologists.

10/14/2014

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Campus Sexual Assault: Why Victims Stay Silent

Victims are confused about who is really in authority and able to take action.

10/07/2014

Researchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

STUDY: Free Birth Control Implants Slash Teen Pregnancy Rates

Researchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users.

10/02/2014

Macy's in downtown St. Louis, the old Famous and Barr store on its last day.

Wash U Design Studio to Tackle Railway Exchange Building

The massive Railway Exchange building has been empty since Macy’s closed last year.

09/29/2014

Ken Franklin (Courtesy: Washington University)

Executive Edge: Ken Franklin of the St. Louis Election Board

This week Mark Reardon spoke with Ken Franklin during the Washington University Olin Business School Executive Edge.

09/22/2014

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Men with Certain Pattern of Baldness Have Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer

A new study finds men with a certain pattern of baldness by the age of 45 had a 39 percent increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer versus men with no baldness.

09/18/2014

Wash U. alumni in the Bay Area are introduced to the leaders of several St. Louis tech start-ups. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Wash U. Asks Bay Area Alumni to Give Home a Second Look

The alumni were introduced to the founders of 21 local start-ups, ranging from bio-science research companies to a video game software firm.

09/11/2014

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