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Appeals court: Course syllabi not public records

2014-08-27 13:49:00 BND.com

A federal appeals court has ruled that course syllabi are exempt from Missouri's open records law because they are the intellectual property of faculty members.

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Springfield student arrested with gun at school

2014-08-27 13:48:00 BND.com

A Springfield high school student has been detained after he brought a loaded handgun to school.

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Labor Day weekend gas prices cheapest since 2010

2014-08-27 13:42:00 STLToday.com
Gas prices are the cheapest they've been around the Labor Day holiday weekend since 2010, according to analysts. Read Full Story ...

Fox district issues survey to gauge what public wants in new superintendent

2014-08-27 13:30:00 STLToday.com
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Area mosquito battle taken to the streets

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2014-08-27 13:15:00 theintelligencer.com
It's been a tough stretch recently for those who like picnics and barbecues.  Read Full Story ...

Durbin rips Burger King for HQ move to Canada

2014-08-27 13:15:00 STLToday.com
Illinois Democrat is a foe of so-called tax inversions, and was sharply critical of Walgreen when it contemplated a similar move. Read Full Story ...

Illinois Supreme Court reopens after renovations

2014-08-27 13:14:00 BND.com

The Illinois Supreme Court building officially reopened Wednesday after 13 months of extensive renovation work.

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MSCC announces schedule for September

2014-08-27 13:10:00 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 ...

New 'Survivor' cast includes 'Amazing Race' team

2014-08-27 13:10:00 STLToday.com
"Blood vs. Water" season also features return of Exile Island. Read Full Story ...

League of Women Voters plan event

2014-08-27 13:05:00 theintelligencer.com
On Aug. 26, 1920, women in the U.S. were granted the right to vote when the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed. The amendment was first introduced in 1878.  Read Full Story ...

Ike strikes again for Pirates

2014-08-27 13:00:00 STLToday.com
Davis' two-run homer off Wainwright helps stake Pittsburgh to 3-1 lead. Read Full Story ...

Wainwright retires Davis to keep Cards close

2014-08-27 13:00:00 STLToday.com
Ace has been pitching around and ducking trouble throughout the game, which Pittsburgh leads, 3-1. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

2014-08-27 12:34:00 BND.com

Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate says Republican Bruce Rauner's plan to roll back the temporary state income tax increase would "decimate" education in Illinois.

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"Fiddler On the Roof" scheduled

2014-08-27 12:20:00 theintelligencer.com
STAGES St. Louis is pleased to announce the opening of the timeless Tony Award-winning musical "Fiddler On The Roof".  The treasured tale of family and tradition will play at the Robert G. Reim Theatr Read Full Story ...

"Dance Close Up" scheduled

2014-08-27 12:15:00 theintelligencer.com
Look. Listen. Inhale. Exhale. Read Full Story ...

Cahokia Mounds to host photo exhibit

2014-08-27 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
A new exhibit opening Saturday at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site will separate myth from fact in the colorful history of southern Illinois. Read Full Story ...

126 dogs, cats removed at Lebanon shelter

2014-08-27 12:09:36 kmov.com
The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility?s newly elected board of directors. Read Full Story ...

Teamsters vow to fight IDOT layoffs

2014-08-27 12:03:00 BND.com

Lawyers representing 55 Illinois Department of Transportation workers laid off last week say the employees should be able to continue working for the agency in their staff assistant positions.

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Police: St. Charles County man asked witness to throw away subpoena

2014-08-27 12:03:00 STLToday.com
ST. CHARLES COUNTY ?  A man charged earlier this year with domestic assault is now facing additional charges after he allegedly offered a witness in the case $1,000 to throw away his subpoena,… Read Full Story ...

LCCC's green commitments pave way for partnerships

2014-08-27 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Lewis and Clark Community College is dedicated to reaching the goal of campus carbon neutrality by 2058. The college has recently forged some new green partnerships as a way to advance its commitment Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Oakwood Hills village hall to reopen after threats

2014-08-27 11:58:00 BND.com

Oakwood Hills officials have announced the village hall will reopen after it was closed for nearly a month due to threats made at a zoning board hearing.

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Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome

2014-08-27 11:48:00 BND.com

The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.

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Former St. Louis police chief gets spot in Nixon's cabinet, heading public safety

2014-08-27 11:45:00 STLToday.com
Dan Isom will replace Jerry Lee as director of public safety. Read Full Story ...

Humane Society of Missouri removes 126 dogs, cats from southwest Missouri

2014-08-27 11:18:00 STLToday.com
LEBANON, Mo.   ?   The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility's newly elected board of directors. Read Full Story ...

US Senate candidates disagree over debate schedule

2014-08-27 11:14:00 BND.com

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis is pushing U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to participate in more debates by releasing emails detailing campaign negotiations over venues.

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Grichuk draws start vs. lefty Locke

2014-08-27 11:06:00 STLToday.com
Taveras sits, and Descalso starts for Wong today against Pirates. Read Full Story ...

McCutchen returns to Pirates lineup

2014-08-27 11:06:00 STLToday.com
Taveras sits, and Descalso starts for Wong today against Pirates. Read Full Story ...

After exchange of homers, Bucs lead, 2-1

2014-08-27 11:06:00 STLToday.com
Davis again puts the Bucs ahead with a homer, and Holliday answers to make it 2-1 through 2 1/2 innings at PNC Read Full Story ...

Missouri governor names new public safety director

2014-08-27 11:04:14 kmov.com
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a new state public safety director, nearly three weeks after the police shooting of Michael Brown led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb. Read Full Story ...

Camping World adding Wentzville store

2014-08-27 11:04:00 STLToday.com
Camping World's existing Missouri stores are in Columbia, Grain Valley and Springfield.  Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Still unclear how mortar shell ended up at plant

2014-08-27 10:49:00 BND.com

Investigators are still trying to determine how a live mortar shell ended up at a recycling plant in southwestern Illinois where it exploded and killed two people this week.

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St. Louis man dies in boating accident

2014-08-27 10:38:00 BND.com

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 56-year-old St. Louis man died in a boating accident on Lake Taneycomo near Branson.

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Suspect in 3 killings on reservation due in court

2014-08-27 10:28:00 BND.com

A man accused in a triple murder on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation is due in court Wednesday for a mental health competency hearing.

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Woman pleads guilty to theater embezzlement

2014-08-27 10:24:00 BND.com

A Branson woman has admitted that she embezzled thousands of dollars from the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre, where she worked from 1992 to 2009.

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Two churches broken into, robbed in Jennings

2014-08-27 10:18:24 kmov.com
Two churches that share a building were broken into and robbed Wednesday in Jennings, Missouri. Read Full Story ...

Watch: 'Daily Show' deals with Ferguson

2014-08-27 10:17:00 STLToday.com
Back from a break, Jon Stewart weighs in. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Candidates for gov, US Senate to speak in ag forum

2014-08-27 09:54:00 BND.com

Illinois' candidates for governor and U.S. Senate are expected to outline their views on agricultural issues at a forum later in the day.

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Breakfast with Bernie: Cards anxious for return of Yadi, Wacha

2014-08-27 09:45:00 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 ...

Wrong way driver, truck collide near Granite City

2014-08-27 09:34:38 kmov.com
Authorities are investigating after a wrong way driver collided with a pickup truck in Granite City early Wednesday morning. Read Full Story ...

2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss

2014-08-27 09:33:00 BND.com

Two Chicago men are suing a taxi company after they say a driver kicked them out of a cab for a short kiss.

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8 am news



Man wins a second sizeable Lottery prize

2014-08-27 08:44:00 BND.com

Lottery luck has struck twice for an eastern Missouri man.

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Hazelwood West man named Missouri teacher of year

2014-08-27 08:42:11 kmov.com
A high school journalism teacher in suburban St. Louis has been selected as Missouri?s teacher of the year. Read Full Story ...

Chicago honors Little League champions with parade

2014-08-27 08:38:00 BND.com

Chicago is honoring its Little League national champions with a parade, allowing fans and residents to savor the feel-good moment a little longer.

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St. Louis man dies after boat hits tree, capsizes near Branson

2014-08-27 08:28:04 kmov.com
A St. Louis man died after a boat accident on Lake Taneycomo in Missouri on Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights' in wake of Ferguson shooting

2014-08-27 08:28:00 STLToday.com
The statement also said the United States should "mind its own business, instead of interfering" in other countries' internal politics.  Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Rhode Island man dies after Missouri boat crash

2014-08-27 07:51:48 kmov.com
The owner of a Rhode Island-based powerboat company has died after a high-speed boat crash in Missouri last weekend. Read Full Story ...

Man charged in Kansas City-area robberies

2014-08-27 07:48:00 BND.com

Federal prosecutors say a 23-year-old Kansas City man is charged with committing several robberies of Craigslist users, including on that ended with a couple being shot.

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Are Missouri's Medicaid enrollment problems getting worse?

2014-08-27 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Still difficult to process recipients for Medicaid, food stamps. Read Full Story ...

Southern Illinois woman gets 75 years for father's murder

2014-08-27 07:30:00 STLToday.com
The daughter invited her father and his girlfriend to play cards at her house, where they were shot.   Read Full Story ...

Gunman wearing wig, dress robs Walgreen's in Kirkwood

2014-08-27 07:29:00 STLToday.com
One store employee was hurt in a scuffle. Read Full Story ...

Gunman wearing wig, dress robs Walgreens in Kirkwood

2014-08-27 07:29:00 STLToday.com
One store employee was hurt in a scuffle. Read Full Story ...

King's daughter: Legacy on the line

2014-08-27 07:23:00 BND.com

The youngest child of Martin Luther King Jr. says her father's legacy is on the line in the wake of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Mo. Department of Insurance to meet with business owners in Ferguson

2014-08-27 07:21:51 kmov.com
The Missouri Department of Insurance will be in Ferguson Wednesday helping business owners file claims after more than two weeks of rioting and looting in the area. Read Full Story ...

Increase in water main breaks throughout St. Louis area

2014-08-27 07:03:47 kmov.com
August?s steamy weather has ushered in a rise in water main breaks throughout the areas in the last several days. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



St. Louis man drowns after boat capsizes on Lake Taneycomo

2014-08-27 06:56:00 STLToday.com
Gary A. Bernhardt, 56, was a passenger in a boat that drifted and hit a tree in the water. Read Full Story ...

Two men killed after separate boat crashes on Missouri lakes

2014-08-27 06:56:00 STLToday.com
Gary A. Bernhardt of St. Louis drowned at Lake Taneycomo. A man from Rhode Island was fatally injured in a catamaran crash at Lake of the Ozarks. Read Full Story ...

Two men die after separate boat crashes on Missouri lakes

2014-08-27 06:56:00 STLToday.com
Gary A. Bernhardt of St. Louis died at Lake Taneycomo. A man from Rhode Island was fatally injured in a catamaran crash at Lake of the Ozarks. Read Full Story ...

Firefighters called to early morning flames in Shiloh

2014-08-27 06:34:06 kmov.com
Firefighters were called to a blaze at a duplex early Wednesday morning in Shiloh, Illinois. Read Full Story ...

EXCHANGE: Golf has ageless wonder in Rockford

2014-08-27 06:23:00 BND.com

Lowell Parrish peaked at age 68, when he shot his age for the first time and was a scratch golfer.

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Kirkwood store robbed by man dressed as woman

2014-08-27 06:14:16 kmov.com
Three people are in custody after a man dressed a female robbed a Kirkwood, Missouri store using a handgun. Read Full Story ...

Man pleads guilty in death of Illinois officer

2014-08-27 06:13:00 BND.com

A South Carolina man has pleaded guilty in a vehicle crash that killed an on-duty Pontiac officer and his police dog last year.

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Man escapes with Kansas City police cruiser

2014-08-27 06:13:00 BND.com

Law enforcement authorities are looking for a man who stole a Kansas City police cruiser, which was later found abandoned in northwest Missouri.

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SC man pleads guilty in drunken-driving death of Illinois officer, police dog

2014-08-27 06:11:00 STLToday.com
The driver faces 14 years in prison when he is sentenced in October.  Read Full Story ...

Rockford senior facilities adding modern amenities

2014-08-27 06:08:00 BND.com

Two senior living facilities in Rockford will undergo renovations totaling $20 million to modernize and expand.

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McGraw Live: Cat Neville & Delia Ephron

2014-08-27 06:00:00 STLToday.com
We team with McGraw Milhaven to bring you the hottest topics of the day, live. Watch now! Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Jurors will be brought in for homicide trial

2014-08-27 05:59:00 BND.com

A jury will be brought in from outside Greene County to hear the trial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old Springfield girl.

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St. Louis County police to reduce officers in Ferguson

2014-08-27 05:51:45 kmov.com
St. Louis County police will begin scaling back their manpower in and around Ferguson as the unrest in the area starts to calm. Read Full Story ...

Illinois woman gets 75 years for father's murder

2014-08-27 05:24:00 BND.com

A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for soliciting and aiding in the 2011 murder of her father.

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One Direction set to take over St. Louis Wednesday night

2014-08-27 05:19:12 kmov.com
Road closures will start around 7 a.m. Wednesday and some will last until 7 a.m. Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Girl, 9, accidentally kills gun instructor with Uzi in Arizona

2014-08-27 05:15:00 STLToday.com
DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. ? A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

Chicago man charged with battery of 80-year-old

2014-08-27 05:03:00 BND.com

Cook County authorities have charged a Chicago man with hitting his 80-year-old neighbor with a board during an argument over fishing tackle and $8.

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4 am news



Woman pleads guilty in newborn's death in Michigan

2014-08-27 04:38:00 BND.com

A suburban Chicago woman accused of killing her newborn at a northern Michigan campground has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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More salons burglarized in Kansas City area

2014-08-27 04:04:00 BND.com

A burglar who's been breaking into Great Clips hair salons in the Kansas City metro area appears to have struck again.

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Prosecutor says man should be tried for murder

2014-08-27 04:04:00 BND.com

Kane County prosecutors say an Aurora man should be tried after an appellate court vacated his guilty plea and sentence for a 2005 murder.

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Group seeks clemency for nonviolent in Ferguson

2014-08-27 04:04:00 BND.com

Law professors at Saint Louis University are asking the Ferguson mayor to grant clemency to thousands of nonviolent offenders, in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

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UMSL reports record enrollment

2014-08-27 04:04:00 BND.com

The University of Missouri-St. Louis has set an enrollment record.

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Belated summer heat to linger in St. Louis

2014-08-27 04:00:00 STLToday.com
Until last Thursday, St. Louis had recorded only three days at or hotter than 95 all summer. Read Full Story ...

3 am news



Illinois health centers receive $1.7M for projects

2014-08-27 03:48:00 BND.com

Seven health centers in the Chicago area are receiving a total of $1.7 million in funding for construction and renovation projects.

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State Police open new forensics lab in Belleville

2014-08-27 03:34:00 BND.com

The Illinois State Police has a new forensics laboratory to help solve crimes.

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Man accused of stalking judge gets 5-year sentence

2014-08-27 03:23:00 BND.com

A suburban Chicago man accused of stalking a DuPage County circuit judge has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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Midwest states share bat-disease funding

2014-08-27 03:19:00 BND.com

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Illinois and seven other Midwestern states will share more than $280,000 in federal money intended to help combat white-nose syndrome among bats.

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Simon touts Bloomington Internet program

2014-08-27 03:03:00 BND.com

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is welcoming Illinois students ? who could graduate from college in 2025 ? back to school and is highlighting a program providing Internet access to low-income…

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2 am news



Judge OKs charter amendment on Olivette ballot

2014-08-27 02:59:00 BND.com

A St. Louis County judge has ruled in favor of Olivette residents who want a more direct say in city officials' use of public land.

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Ex-Springfield officer agrees to guilty plea

2014-08-27 02:53:00 BND.com

A former Springfield police officer charged with a misdemeanor for shooting an unarmed man in the back has offered to plead guilty.

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1 am news



Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

2014-08-27 01:19:00 BND.com

The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.

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12 am news



In wake of Ferguson, police try to build trust

2014-08-27 00:49:00 BND.com

In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust ? holding public meetings, fielding…

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Authorities say gas leak caused Missouri explosion

2014-08-27 00:38:00 BND.com

Police say a natural gas leak sparked an explosion that leveled an Independence home.

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Big guns get big fan welcome for championship at Central West End chess club

2014-08-27 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Competition in the Sinquefeld Cup begins at 2 p.m. today. Six of the world's top 10 players are competing. Read Full Story ...

Cards lose poker game to Pirates

2014-08-27 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Ike Davis hits a three-run homer as Choate stays in bullpen. Read Full Story ...

Regulating ride-share companies remains largely local affair in region

2014-08-27 00:15:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS ? Chicago will roll out regulations next week governing ride-sharing services such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed a measure seeking a statewide approach. Read Full Story ...

Daughter of MLK seeks nonviolent Ferguson response

2014-08-27 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Bernice King shares concerns with students at Riverview Gardens about the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: A perspective from Japan opens our discussion on race

2014-08-27 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Let?s have a frank talk about race. Everybody says we should. I?ll go first. Read Full Story ...

Transit drivers' union turns up heat on Metro

2014-08-27 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Union says it was prevented from handing out leaflets; Metro says members have not offered a viable solution to impasse.  Read Full Story ...

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