Wash U Study: Racial Disparity in Local Autism DiagnosesWash U child psychiatrist Dr. John Constantino says African-American children are also more likely to be misdiagnosed with a less serious condition.
It's Time To Count The White Squirrels In OlneyGrowing concern that they might be dwindling toward extinction.
'White Only' Sign Auctioned by GoodwillThe sign has been removed from the site.
Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Killed in AccidentJames Bava was reportedly attempting a traffic stop in Audrain County, west of Mexico
NAACP to Offer Free Legal Aid to St. Louis County ChildrenDetails of the program will be unveiled Friday during an NAACP-sponsored community leadership brunch near St. Louis, a week after the U.S. Department of Justice released a report critical of the county's family court system that handles about 6,000 youth cases each year.
Illinois Board of Education Chairman Zeroes In On Third Grade"The one goal is to make sure that every student in the state of Illinois is reading at or above grade level by the time they finish third grade."
New Minimum Wage Proposal: Still $15 Per Hour, Longer WaitCity Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city's minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.
Missouri Police Stopped Blacks More Than Whites in 2014The annual Missouri Attorney General's report on race disparity in traffic stops shows the highest difference in the report's 15-year history.
Mo. Woman Escapes Kidnapper in Ill., Police Search for SuspectThe FBI and Cape Girardeau police say a woman told them she was sitting in her car when the suspect physically forced her into his pickup truck.
Study Investigates Alzheimer's in African-AmericansCalled the A4 study, researchers will investigate a drug that could prevent Alzheimer's dementia in people at risk.
Man Hit, Killed By Train Near Wright CityRemains spotted along tracks by conductor.
Missouri Town, New Mayor Grapple with Mass ResignationsSeveral residents of a tiny southeast Missouri town said Monday they don't believe the abrupt resignations of five of six members of the police force after the longtime mayor, a white man, lost to a black woman have anything to do with racism.

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