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10 pm news

Backstoppers boxing match replaced with Rock ?Em Sock ?Em robots

2014-11-26 22:27:10 kmov.com
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Mascoutah fall to Orphans at Centralia tournament

2014-11-26 21:41:00 BND.com

The Centralia Orphans played rotten hosts to Mascoutah at their Thanksgiving Tournament.

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Ferguson residents clean up, hope for calm night

2014-11-26 21:40:02 kmov.com
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8 pm news



Pickett lifts Lancers to comeback win over Centralia

2014-11-26 20:44:00 BND.com

In just his second varsity game, sophomore Javon Pickett scored 17 of his team-high 24 points in the second half to lift the Lancers to a 61-48 win over Springfield…

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Police identify man found after Ferguson car fire

2014-11-26 20:32:27 kmov.com
St. Louis County police say that a 20-year-old man whose dead body was found inside a car in Ferguson, Missouri, after riots erupted had been intentionally set on fire. Read Full Story ...

Collinsville blows past St. Louis Sumner

2014-11-26 20:26:00 BND.com

Ten different players scored Wednesday night as Collinsville opened its home season with a one-sided victory.

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O’Fallon nips Chatham-Glenwood in tourney finale

2014-11-26 20:14:00 BND.com

Going into battle with perhaps the youngest team in his coaching tenure, O?Fallon coach Ryan Massey saw exactly what he wanted to this week at the O?Fallon Lady Panthers Tip-Off…

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St. Louis County Police searching for stolen AR-15

2014-11-26 20:09:51 kmov.com
St. Louis County Police are searching for a stolen AR-15 that was taken from one of the two police cars set on fire during riots Monday night in Ferguson. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



Alleged plot included bombing Gateway Arch, killing St. Louis County prosecutor

2014-11-26 19:45:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said to be targets. Read Full Story ...

Althoff’s explosive offense too much for Mater Dei

2014-11-26 19:39:00 BND.com

After watching Althoff put five players in double-figure scoring Wednesday night at the Highland Thanksgiving Tournament, Mater Dei coach Ron Schadegg understood the matchup problems all too well.

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Protests continue with songs, calm, snowfall in Ferguson this evening

2014-11-26 19:39:00 STLToday.com
Tonight in Ferguson, about 30 protesters and just as many members of the media gathered in front of the Ferguson police station along South Ferguson Avenue shortly after 7 p.m. A gentle snow f… Read Full Story ...

6 pm news



Federal officials investigating fire at church connected to Michael Brown family

2014-11-26 18:39:00 STLToday.com
Count the church Michael Brown's father regularly attends among the many buildings that were torched in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury announcement. Read Full Story ...

UMSL Criminology professor questions Ferguson PD's handling of evidence

2014-11-26 18:12:13 kmov.com
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Archbishop praises Obama's action on immigration

2014-11-26 18:10:00 BND.com

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich (blayz SOO'-pich) is praising President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. But he says the church must continue to push for comprehensive reform for all.

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AR-15 rifle stolen from St. Louis County police car torched by rioters in Ferguson

2014-11-26 18:00:00 STLToday.com
Rifle and rack taken from a St. Louis County police car that was set on fire Monday night. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



LOCAL IL State pension

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2014-11-26 17:54:56 CagleCartoons

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What will Darren Wilson's future bring?

2014-11-26 17:45:10 kmov.com
The attorney of Darren Wilson admitted Wednesday that Wilson does not plan to return to the Ferguson Police Department. Read Full Story ...

McCaskill denies Reid claim she has 'hate' for former St. Louis archbishop

2014-11-26 17:30:00 STLToday.com
Praising Pope Francis, McCaskill spokesman says she never associates hate with the church  Read Full Story ...

Grand jury documents rife with inconsistencies

2014-11-26 17:26:38 kmov.com
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Black Friday Shoppers Camp In Line

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2014-11-26 17:21:52 CagleCartoons

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Ferguson postpones Northern Lights parade that was set for Sunday

2014-11-26 17:21:00 STLToday.com
FERGUSON ? The City of Ferguson has postponed its annual Northern Lights celebration and parade that was scheduled for Sunday. Read Full Story ...

Demonstrators promise weekend of action, plan to boycott retailers Friday

2014-11-26 17:18:53 kmov.com
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Donations roll in for Ferguson bake shop

2014-11-26 17:15:00 STLToday.com
Natalie DuBose saw the worst of Ferguson. Now she's seeing the best. Read Full Story ...

State to assist in probe of Ferguson arson, looting and vandalism

2014-11-26 17:09:00 STLToday.com
Nixon orders involvement of Highway Patrol and fire safety investigators. Read Full Story ...

Protesters clashing with police using rocks, bottles and cans

2014-11-26 17:04:55 kmov.com
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4 pm news



Thanksgiving Essentials

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2014-11-26 16:58:02 CagleCartoons

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Tree Lighting 2014

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2014-11-26 16:44:20 CagleCartoons

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Obamagration

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2014-11-26 16:39:48 CagleCartoons

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Firefighters rescue 4 boa constrictors from Alton fire

2014-11-26 16:37:00 STLToday.com
A fifth snake died when a water line melted and flooded its aquarium. Read Full Story ...

Firefighters rescue 4 boa constrictors from fire

2014-11-26 16:36:00 BND.com

Firefighters have rescued four boa constrictors from a Southern Illinois house fire.

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Rickman, strong guard play to carry Collinsville

2014-11-26 16:36:00 BND.com

With depth in the post and experience at guard, the Collinsville Kahoks appear well-suited to face the rigors of the Southwestern Conference.

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Ferguson library stays open, attracts over $175,000 in grassroot support

2014-11-26 16:30:00 STLToday.com
Neil Gaiman and other authors have tweeted their support. Read Full Story ...

Missouri man, 70, gets life in prison for killing neighbor in feud

2014-11-26 16:15:00 STLToday.com
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Thanksgiving

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2014-11-26 16:12:19 CagleCartoons

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Black Friday Shopper

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2014-11-26 16:10:51 CagleCartoons

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Missouri holiday travel off to semi-smooth start

2014-11-26 16:05:00 BND.com

Motorists hit a brief snag after up to an inch of snow fell along a section of eastern Missouri, but other than that and some canceled flights, things were going…

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President Obama Pardons Obama Turkey

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2014-11-26 16:03:39 CagleCartoons

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local FL SAND SCULPTURE

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2014-11-26 16:01:24 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis Board of Aldermen president's car stolen, crashed into South Grand store

2014-11-26 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Area is a few blocks from site of protests on South Grand Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Illinois AG files notice of appeal in pension case

2014-11-26 15:55:00 BND.com

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed official notice that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconstitutional.

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Christie partly blames Obama for national anxiety

2014-11-26 15:50:00 BND.com

Asked about the violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that people across the country are deeply anxious because of a lack of leadership and…

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Obama administration sets stricter smog standard

2014-11-26 15:45:00 STLToday.com
The St. Louis region is still not in compliance with the existing standards.  Read Full Story ...

Judge agrees to delay ex-prosecutor's murder trial

2014-11-26 15:35:00 BND.com

The trial for a former Adams County prosecutor charged with killing his first wife has been delayed.

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Brown's mother says Wilson's account of her son's shooting adds `insult after injury'

2014-11-26 15:34:00 STLToday.com
Brown's father calls the account `crazy' in TODAY interview. Read Full Story ...

Court temporarily blocks Missouri from paying membership fees to Common Core-aligned consortium

2014-11-26 15:34:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY ? Missouri will not be able to pay more than $1 million in membership fees to a Common Core-aligned interstate consortium after a court issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

Fugitive wanted for murder, shooting officer, 2 FBI agents found dead

2014-11-26 15:33:59 kmov.com
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Quinn grants clemencies ahead of holiday

2014-11-26 15:30:00 BND.com

Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on 311 clemency petitions, granting less than half for crimes that stretch back to the early 1970s.

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Illinois panel OK's electricity line proposal

2014-11-26 15:10:00 BND.com

The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved plans to build an electricity line designed to bring wind energy from Iowa to the state.

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Illinois doctor fined over medical marijuana slip

2014-11-26 15:01:00 BND.com

Illinois regulators have disciplined a doctor they say misled potential patients by offering pre-approval for medical marijuana through a business that will have a float in Chicago's Thanksgiving parade.

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Police break up demonstration at St. Louis City Hall, arrest 3 during 2nd day of downtown protests

2014-11-26 15:00:00 STLToday.com
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2 pm news



Nixon: No special prosecutor in Darren Wilson case

2014-11-26 14:59:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY ? Despite calls for a special prosecutor to present Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson's case to a new grand jury, Gov. Jay Nixon said he would not entertain the idea. Read Full Story ...

Police break up demonstration at City Hall, three arrested during second day of downtown protests

2014-11-26 14:45:00 STLToday.com
About 200 protesters gathered outside the Old Courthouse late Wednesday morning and held mock trials of major characters in the Michael Brown case Read Full Story ...

SAARC Summit Kathmandu

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2014-11-26 14:26:34 CagleCartoons

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Ukraine and IMF

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2014-11-26 14:21:22 CagleCartoons

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Moment by moment lead to killing of Ferguson teen

2014-11-26 14:21:00 BND.com

The two friends' morning intersected by chance in the parking lot of the Canfield Green apartment complex. Dorian Johnson had been up since 7 a.m. on this overcast August Saturday…

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ECB and Euro

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2014-11-26 14:18:31 CagleCartoons

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Global Business

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2014-11-26 14:15:23 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis man found shot to death Tuesday night

2014-11-26 14:15:00 STLToday.com
Harold Berry, 31, was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. Read Full Story ...

Snow coming down, but accumulation should be less than an inch

2014-11-26 14:15:00 STLToday.com
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Committee studies new public safety facilities

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2014-11-26 14:10:00 theintelligencer.com
No concrete decisions were made at a two-hour Public Safety Facilities meeting, but some goals  were set and an update provided to the committee members. Read Full Story ...

Board of Alderman president has car stolen, used in South City smash-and-grab

2014-11-26 14:06:41 kmov.com
The President of the Board of Alderman says he had his car stolen and used in a smash-and-grab in South City early Wednesday morning. Read Full Story ...

3 charged with cooking meth

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2014-11-26 14:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Three Granite City men have been charged with allegedly cooking methamphetamine inside a vehicle within the village of Glen Carbon.  Read Full Story ...

Wind Symphony concert planned

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2014-11-26 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Garrett Schmidt grew up in the area and recently began teaching in the Music Department at SIUE. He will be joining fellow faculty member John Korak and the university?s Wind Symphony for a concert on Read Full Story ...

Pionnering St. Louis radio and TV personality Bob Hille dies

2014-11-26 14:00:00 STLToday.com
He was one of the first TV broadcasters on Channel 5 in the early 1950s. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Black Friday specials expected to lure 140 million U.S. shoppers

2014-11-26 13:45:00 STLToday.com
This weekend is expected to represent about 10 percent of consumer spending during the holidays. Read Full Story ...

Metro unemployment in Illinois

2014-11-26 13:45:00 BND.com

Unemployment fell in every Illinois metro area in October, the seventh straight month of across-the-board decreases.

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People in Penn. town wondering why it smells like cat urine

2014-11-26 13:30:00 STLToday.com
The smell began almost a month ago.  Read Full Story ...

Events scheduled as part of Downtown in December

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2014-11-26 13:15:00 theintelligencer.com
Santa Claus is coming to town. Read Full Story ...

Sloppy weather slows Thanksgiving travelers

2014-11-26 13:10:00 STLToday.com
People trying to get home for turkey on Thanksgiving faced flight cancellations, delays and travel woes as snow snarled flights up and down the east coast.  Read Full Story ...

New St. Charles fire chief formerly headed Las Vegas department

2014-11-26 13:10:00 STLToday.com
Mike Myers, who retired last year as Las Vegas chief, succeeds Rich Daly, who is retiring. Read Full Story ...

City plans annual Holiday Art Contest

2014-11-26 13:05:00 theintelligencer.com
The City of Edwardsville Parks & Recreation Department would once again like to invite all children in Kindergarten through 6th grade to participate in a Holiday Art Contest sponsored by First Clo Read Full Story ...

One felony charge filed in incident in Richmond Heights

2014-11-26 13:03:00 STLToday.com
RICHMOND HEIGHTS ? A woman from St. Louis was charged with felony assault Wednesday over an incident Tuesday night at a QuikTrip in Richmond Heights. Read Full Story ...

Welcome back, Garth: Things have changed since Brooks' last visit

2014-11-26 13:00:00 STLToday.com
After an 18-year absence, the country star returns for four nights of shows in St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Wildey offering new Christmas ornament

2014-11-26 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Friends of the Wildey Theatre have released their fourth Wildey Theatre custom Christmas ornament.  The ornaments are part of a larger fundraising effort to support the theater.  The 2014 collecto Read Full Story ...

Wrigley Field bleacher renovation may be delayed

2014-11-26 13:00:00 BND.com

The timeline may be off for the Chicago Cubs to have the Wrigley Field bleacher renovation done by Opening Day.

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12 pm news



Reward in 10-year-old girl's death grows to $7K

2014-11-26 12:39:00 BND.com

The reward has grown to $7,000 for information leading to an arrest in a drive-by shooting that killed a 10-year-old girl in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Ferguson protesters storm St. Louis City Hall

2014-11-26 12:39:00 BND.com

Authorities have arrested at least two people at a protest over the Ferguson grand jury decision in which several demonstrators stormed City Hall in St. Louis.

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Bill Cosby

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2014-11-26 12:33:56 CagleCartoons

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Bernie Bits: Giving thanks for STL sports

2014-11-26 12:30:00 STLToday.com
The sportswriting gig wouldn't be nearly as much fun or interesting without the variety of people that keep an old columnist motivated.  Read Full Story ...

Liberty announces honor roll

2014-11-26 12:25:00 theintelligencer.com
Liberty Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter. SIXTH GRADE Read Full Story ...

Painter Putin

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2014-11-26 12:22:05 CagleCartoons

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Gillespie to host Holiday Sparkle

2014-11-26 12:20:00 theintelligencer.com
The Coal Country Chamber of Commerce has activities planned for Friday, December 5, and Saturday, December 6.    Holiday Sparkle Open House will run from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, December 5, and Read Full Story ...

The day after

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2014-11-26 12:19:32 CagleCartoons

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Bless thy feast

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2014-11-26 12:17:18 CagleCartoons

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Driver leads officers on chase through 2 counties

2014-11-26 12:15:00 BND.com

A southwest Missouri man suspected of drunken driving leads sheriff's deputies and state troopers on a chase spanning two counties before being taken into custody on a dead-end road.

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Schmitt moves into new facility

2014-11-26 12:15:00 theintelligencer.com
With the completion of the new dealership, Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River moved to its new facility, located on 1870 E. Edwardsville at the intersection of Wesley Drive and Illinois Rt. 143.  Read Full Story ...

Former St. Louisan creates Ferguson cover for The New Yorker

2014-11-26 12:15:00 STLToday.com
?I lived in St. Louis for 17 years ... watching the news right now breaks my heart," Bob Staake told the magazine. Read Full Story ...

Avrell & Company to kick off Winter Concert Series

2014-11-26 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
The Edwardsville Parks Department will soon welcome patrons to the Wildey Theatre as the first installment of the popular Winter Concert Series takes the stage.  Kicking of the series this year is Arv Read Full Story ...

Christmas scene, upbeat slogans splash color across plywood in Ferguson

2014-11-26 12:09:00 STLToday.com
Business owners and helpful strangers spruced up the protest ground Wednesday with brooms and paintbrushes. Read Full Story ...

Check out this year-end financial checklist

2014-11-26 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
As 2014 draws to a close, you may want to look back on the progress you?ve made this past year in various areas of your life ? and that certainly includes progress toward your financial goals. At the Read Full Story ...

Knights of Columbus 13216 earns Columbian award

2014-11-26 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
St. Cecilia Knights of Columbus Council 13216 of Glen Carbon has been selected as the winner of the Columbian award for the 2013-2014 fraternal year ending in June.   Read Full Story ...

60 of the season's hottest toys put to the test

2014-11-26 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Our annual look at the winners, losers and the ones that fell somewhere in between. Read Full Story ...

Police break up demonstration at City Hall, protesters hold mock trials at Old Courthouse

2014-11-26 12:00:00 STLToday.com
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11 am news



Protesters march toward City Hall in downtown St. Louis Wednesday

2014-11-26 11:47:59 kmov.com
Protesters met at Kiener Plaza and marched through downtown St. Louis Wednesday morning. Read Full Story ...

58 arrested in 2nd night of Ferguson-area protests

2014-11-26 11:47:00 BND.com

Authorities have raised the arrest total from the second night of protests over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case to 58.

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Proposed lower ozone standards draw criticism from Blunt, business

2014-11-26 11:45:00 STLToday.com
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Audit: Missouri commission kept veterans in dark

2014-11-26 11:31:00 BND.com

A state audit has found that the Missouri Veterans Commission poorly communicated with veterans when handling pension and disability claims.

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Willie Nelson's Lindenwood University concert is rescheduled

2014-11-26 11:24:00 STLToday.com
Willie Nelson's postponed Oct. 10 concert at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts at Lindenwood University has been rescheduled. Read Full Story ...

Illinois gives $4.5M food banks for modernization

2014-11-26 11:13:00 BND.com

The state is giving nearly $4.5 million to eight food banks across Illinois for training and modernization.

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Darren Wilson says he?s sorry but his conscience is clear

2014-11-26 11:11:28 kmov.com
Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson, in his first interview since he fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown, said he?s not tormented by that fateful encounter on a street in suburban St. Louis last summer. Read Full Story ...

Lincoln museum in Springfield opens new exhibit

2014-11-26 11:05:00 BND.com

A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln library in Springfield lets visitors see the Gettysburg Address, Emancipation Proclamation and Thirteenth Amendment in one room.

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10 am news



Holiday travelers greeted by cheap gas, storms

2014-11-26 10:58:00 BND.com

Some holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy weather, including a nor'easter affecting a…

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Missouri man, 70, gets life in prison for murder

2014-11-26 10:45:00 BND.com

A western Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his neighbor following a feud.

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Shop owner brightens board-up with Christmas scene, police announce overnight arrest count

2014-11-26 10:45:00 STLToday.com
Commanders said the second night's chaos was far less than that of the night before. Read Full Story ...

Missouri taxpayers sue Nixon for Common Core test

2014-11-26 10:25:00 BND.com

A Missouri judge says taxes from three people suing Gov. Jay Nixon won't go to a group creating tests for the Common Core education standards.

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2 teens shot by Pennsylvania hunter unloading rifle near school

2014-11-26 10:23:00 STLToday.com
TAMAQUA, Pa.   ?   Authorities say two teenagers were shot in eastern Pennsylvania by a man who says his rifle accidentally discharged while he was unloading it. Read Full Story ...

13 arrests made in St. Louis City Tuesday

2014-11-26 10:17:03 kmov.com
Thirteen people were arrested in the City of St. Louis Tues Read Full Story ...

Breakfast with Bernie: Matheny's move on 22 shows class

2014-11-26 10:15:00 STLToday.com
Welcome to "Breakfast with Bernie," a daily take on the sports world brought to you from the First Bank Studio. Read Full Story ...

How Twitter lit up on the grand jury announcement

2014-11-26 10:15:00 STLToday.com
A visualization of tweets on the hashtag, published Tuesday by Twitter, shows tens of thousands of tweets outside the U.S. Read Full Story ...

March underway for second day downtown

2014-11-26 10:09:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS ? About 200 people gathered at Kiener Plaza Wednesday morning for a second day of protests downtown over the Michael Brown case. Read Full Story ...

MSCC announces schedule for December

2014-11-26 10:08:00 theintelligencer.com
The Main Street Community Center, located at 1003 N. Main Street, has been serving the greater Edwardsville area since 1974. The Center is committed to providing a broad range of group and individual Read Full Story ...

Winter mix expected to enter St. Louis area today

2014-11-26 10:02:26 kmov.com
A winter mix is expected to enter the St. Louis area Wednesday afternoon, according to 4 Warn Meteorologist Kent Ehrhardt. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Man charged with killing bouncer on opening night

2014-11-26 09:50:00 BND.com

A 33-year-old St. Louis man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a north St. Louis County bar bouncer.

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Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

2014-11-26 09:40:00 BND.com

The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday. They…

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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

2014-11-26 09:37:00 STLToday.com
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, had the procedure on Wednesday morning.  Read Full Story ...

Protests postpone St. Louis Thanksgiving parade

2014-11-26 09:25:00 BND.com

The annual Thanksgiving Day parade in St. Louis has been postponed because of the continued protests over Michael Brown's death and other fatal police shootings.

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Hagel resigns

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2014-11-26 09:02:53 CagleCartoons

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8 am news



Police: 6-year-old started Illinois store fire

2014-11-26 08:55:00 BND.com

Police in western Illinois say a 6-year-old boy started a fire that heavily damaged a Dollar General store earlier this month.

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Mayor: Dixon cement plant looking to reopen

2014-11-26 08:50:00 BND.com

The mayor of Dixon says he's optimistic that a shuttered cement plant will reopen.

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SIUE Men?s And Women?s Soccer Teams Ranked For Academic Prowess Off The Field

2014-11-26 08:49:54 SIUE.edu

Men's Soccer                                               Women's Soccer

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Men?s and Women?s soccer teams were each honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) as top academic teams for the 2013-14 season.

The NSCAA announces the award in November following the academic year. To qualify for the award, a team must post a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 for the entirety of the academic year.

SIUE was one of 188 schools that had both men’s and women’s soccer teams earn the 2013-14 award.

This is the sixth year in a row that SIUE women’s soccer has won the award from the NSCAA and the third year that SIUE men’s soccer has won this award, having previously earned it in 2010 and 2013.

The 2014 women?s soccer team finished the season with a record of 13-6-2, winning a program-first Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championship. The women went on to hold Kentucky to a scoreless tie in the first round of the NCAA tournament; they were eliminated by penalty kicks.

The 2014 Cougars men?s team finished the season recently in the second round of the NCAA tournament against No. 18 California. After winning its first Missouri Valley Conference championship, the men went on to defeat Big Ten opponent Northwestern in the first round of the NCAA tournament. SIUE men?s soccer finished the 2014 season with a record of 8-9-4.

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SIUE Men?s Soccer Team

SIUE Women?s Soccer Team

 

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Snow flurries should reach St. Louis area late this morning

2014-11-26 08:45:00 STLToday.com
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7 am news



Couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home

2014-11-26 07:55:00 BND.com

A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.

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St. Paul schools head apologizes for Ferguson post

2014-11-26 07:50:00 BND.com

The superintendent of the St. Paul public schools has apologized for a Twitter comment she made on a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in…

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Illinoisans protest in response to Ferguson

2014-11-26 07:50:00 BND.com

Groups of protesters gathered in several Illinois cities the second night after prosecutors announced a Missouri police officer wouldn't face charges in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.

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Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

2014-11-26 07:45:00 STLToday.com
The number is down from nearly 56,000 last year for the first firearms weekend.  Read Full Story ...

Owner of destroyed Massachusetts strip club sues for lost income

2014-11-26 07:30:00 STLToday.com
City rules mean the owner cannot rebuild Scores Gentleman's Club. Read Full Story ...

Pardon The Turkey

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2014-11-26 07:14:53 CagleCartoons

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Man undergoes evaluations in Illinois arson case

2014-11-26 07:09:00 BND.com

A man accused of setting a fire that destroyed or damaged a handful of buildings in downtown Rock Island has been released on bond and will undergo a second mental…

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Pedestrian struck, killed in Independence

2014-11-26 07:05:00 BND.com

A pedestrian has been struck and killed while crossing U.S. 40 in the Kansas City suburb of Independence.

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Kansas City police arrest Ferguson protesters

2014-11-26 06:55:00 BND.com

A photographer for The Kansas City Star was among several people arrested during a Kansas City march to protest the Ferguson decision.

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Multiple arrests made during protests in Richmond Heights Tuesday night

2014-11-26 06:28:37 kmov.com
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American Royal halts efforts for events center

2014-11-26 06:19:00 BND.com

Citing a lack of interest by the city, the American Royal is halting planning and fundraising for a new events center in Kansas City's West Bottoms area.

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NYPD: Detectives sent to Ferguson to bring back lessons

2014-11-26 06:10:00 BND.com

New York Police Commissioner William Bratton says the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, is very disturbing and he has sent detectives there to "bring back lessons."

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Retired police officer dies of injuries sustained during fire

2014-11-26 05:56:55 kmov.com
A retired St. Louis Police Officer died Tuesday morning after being critically injured in a fire earlier in the month. Read Full Story ...

Metro rerouting buses in Ferguson, Clayton

2014-11-26 05:46:15 kmov.com
Metro continues to reroute buses due to the unrest in the area. Read Full Story ...

NYPD: 10 arrested during Ferguson decision protest

2014-11-26 05:34:00 BND.com

The NYPD says 10 people were arrested as thousands protested for a second night the decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of…

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Terrorism Snakes

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2014-11-26 05:11:33 CagleCartoons

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2 FBI agents shot, injured in St. Louis area

2014-11-26 05:05:00 BND.com

An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot in St. Louis County, and that it is not directly related to the Ferguson protests.

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Two FBI agents shot, wounded in St. Louis County while searching for fugitive

2014-11-26 05:00:00 STLToday.com
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IMMIGRANTS

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2014-11-26 04:54:12 CagleCartoons

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Man found shot to death in north St. Louis

2014-11-26 04:16:28 kmov.com
n investigation is underway after a man was found shot in north St. Louis late Tuesday night. Read Full Story ...

EXCHANGE: Clocks are Taylorville man's passion

2014-11-26 04:05:00 BND.com

Bill Kennedy's fingerprints are all over the stately Christian County Courthouse, but nowhere as evident as on the tower clock that has provided time uninterrupted since the courthouse was built…

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EXCHANGE: Sun setting on Hammond grocery store

2014-11-26 04:05:00 BND.com

It's human nature for it to seem like years until your next vacation.

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Missouri's Cottey College names new president

2014-11-26 04:05:00 BND.com

Missouri's Cottey College has named a new president.

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2 FBI agents shot in St. Louis County

2014-11-26 04:04:53 kmov.com
Two FBI agents were shot early Wednesday morning in St. Louis County, sources say. Read Full Story ...

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Hanging on

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2014-11-26 03:59:16 CagleCartoons

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

2014-11-26 03:45:00 BND.com

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed…

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In grand jury testimony, passion but little agreement from witnesses

2014-11-26 03:30:00 STLToday.com
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Food manufacturer expands in Chicago suburbs

2014-11-26 03:10:00 BND.com

A California-based fresh food manufacturer is expanding in the Chicago suburbs.

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Man gets 5 years for mailing marijuana to Illinois

2014-11-26 03:10:00 BND.com

A 24-year-old California man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a marijuana delivery scheme that prosecutors say also involved his parents in Illinois.

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Suburban Chicago builder sentenced in tax case

2014-11-26 03:09:00 BND.com

A judge in Chicago has sentenced a suburban home builder to 2 1/2 years in prison for failing to pay nearly $1.3 million in federal taxes and for concealing business…

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Chicago Housing Authority focuses on homeless

2014-11-26 03:05:00 BND.com

The Chicago Housing Authority is reporting the largest waitlist registration in years.

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Chicago airports expect more holiday travelers

2014-11-26 03:05:00 BND.com

More than 1.9 million passengers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports over the Thanksgiving holiday period.

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Illinois health officials offer turkey safety tip

2014-11-26 03:05:00 BND.com

Families planning to eat turkey for their Thanksgiving feasts on Thursday should take a moment to think about food safety.

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2 am news



Police: Missouri teens steal from cancer patient

2014-11-26 02:45:00 BND.com

O'Fallon police have arrested two teenagers who they say broke into a cancer patient's home and stole his oxygen tanks, medication and alcohol.

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A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

2014-11-26 02:44:00 BND.com

The police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown spoke publicly for the first time about the confrontation, and for the second straight night crowds poured into the streets of…

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FBI: Texas investigators stole rare comic books

2014-11-26 02:34:00 BND.com

Two Houston-area investigators are accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in rare comic books while working an embezzlement case.

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44 arrested in Ferguson during second night of protests

2014-11-26 02:15:58 kmov.com
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Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

2014-11-26 02:15:00 BND.com

National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to…

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Ferguson Verdict

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2014-11-26 02:03:51 CagleCartoons

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Tear gas used after protesters burn police car, break windows at Ferguson city hall; 44 arrested

2014-11-26 02:00:00 STLToday.com
Commanders said the second night's chaos was far less than that of the night before. Read Full Story ...

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Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

2014-11-26 01:20:00 BND.com

A Missouri prosecutor is facing renewed scrutiny of his handling of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer ? including his decision to have a…

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Victim shot during carjacking north St. Louis County

2014-11-26 01:07:24 kmov.com
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McClellan: Where have all the area leaders gone?

2014-11-26 00:15:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis is missing its strong business leaders.  Read Full Story ...

In or out of class, schools supporting students during unrest

2014-11-26 00:15:00 STLToday.com
More districts called off class Tuesday than did not, with all north St. Louis County districts ? as well as Clayton ? closing because of safety concerns and road closures. Read Full Story ...

EarthDance Farms tries to help plant seeds of change in Ferguson

2014-11-26 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Organic farm offers food and education programs for community. Read Full Story ...

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