World War II

Curt Flood in 1986 photo (Getty/Stephen Dunn)

Baseball Hall to Honor Curt Flood

Former Cardinal’s challenge to reserve system to be commemorated July 25

06/23/2015

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Purple Heart Medal Returns to WWII Soldier’s Family

A lost Purple Heart medal was returned to the family of World War II veteran, William T. Brewer.

05/28/2015

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Cancers Occur at Higher Rate Along Cold Water Creek

People who live near Cold Water Creek in North St. Louis County have a higher rate of cancers than the rest of the state, according to the Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Cancer Registry.

09/24/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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7 Decades Later, Purple Heart Given To Daughter

Pfc. John Eddington was fighting in Europe in World War II when he learned his wife gave birth to a daughter. From the battlefield he penned a letter, sweetly telling the little girl how much he loved her and longed to see her.

09/19/2013

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Military Medals Left at Goodwill Will Be Returned to WWII Vet’s Daughter

Less than 24 hours after news reports began telling the tale of a Marine sergeant’s Silver Star and other military keepsakes turning up in a thrift store, the man’s daughter has stepped forward.

05/24/2013

Portrait of American baseball player, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals in uniform, circa 1960s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Bi-State Senate Delegations Sign On To Musial Bridge Plan

The official name of the new bridge would be the “Stan Musial Memorial Bridge” if the bi-partisan effort is successful.

01/31/2013

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McCaskill Highlighting Effort on Wartime Contracts

Both Akin and McCaskill appear ready to turn the public’s attention to other issues on which they promise plenty of contrasts.

08/29/2012

Heat

It Just FEELS Like Forever…90 Degree Stretch Hits 3 Weeks

Wednesday is 22nd straight day of temps 90 or above.

07/18/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

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