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Discipline possible for ex-cop’s actions in Ferguson
A former St. Louis-area cop might be disciplined for pointing a semi-automatic rifle at Ferguson, Missouri, protesters       
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Ex-officer can be disciplined for pointing gun at protesters
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A state commission has ruled that a former police officer can be disciplined for pointing a semi-automatic rifle at Ferguson, Missouri, protesters more than two years ago. Raymond D. Albers was a lieutenant for St. Ann police. He was working at a protest 10 days after ...
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St. Louis police: Boy behind 2 robbery attempts
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 12-year-old boy is in juvenile custody in St. Louis, accused of two separate robbery attempts. Police say both crimes happened Wednesday near Tower Grove Park. The boy was riding a bike with other boys when he allegedly tried to grab a woman's purse. After a ...
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Endangered salamander complicates removal of dam
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - When construction crews begin tearing down Dawt Mill dam on the North Fork River later this month, they'll be working under the watchful eye of Trisha Crabill. Crabill, a U.S Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, will be on the scene looking for any critically endangered Ozark ...
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Perryville teen plays volleyball despite leg amputation
PERRYVILLE, Mo. (AP) - Dru Hemmann is one tough cookie. Since an ATV accident in May led to her left leg being amputated above the knee, the 14-year-old Perryville High School freshman has bulldozed her way through 12 surgical procedures and, now, an ill-fitting prosthetic device her mother expects to ...
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Cranbrook Art Museum to debut documentary on Eero Saarinen
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Southeastern Michigan's Cranbrook Art Museum will host the global premiere of a documentary about famed Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen. "Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future" debuts Friday evening at the Bloomfield Hills museum. The 68-minute documentary, part of PBS' "American Masters" series, explores ...
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Police reviewing death of Pamela Hupp's mother
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - St. Louis County police are reviewing their investigation into the death of Pamela Hupp's mother, now that Hupp is charged with first-degree murder in neighboring St. Charles County. Shirley Neumann was 77 when she fell through a balcony railing at her retirement apartment in 2013. The ...
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Slight name change for St. Louis airport
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The name of the St. Louis airport is being changed, but only slightly. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ) reports that the airport commission unanimously voted Wednesday to recommend the name St. Louis-Lambert International Airport, rather than Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, as it has been known ...
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Anti-feminist icon Phyllis Schlafly dies at 92
Phyllis Schlafly helped defeat the Equal Rights Amendment.         
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TV-radio listings: Sept. 7
Television Paralympics Rio Summer Games Opening Ceremony NBCSN 6 p.m. Pro baseball L.A. Angels at Oakland MLB 2:30 p.m. Pro baseball Astros at Cleveland Root 6 p.m. Pro baseball St. Louis at Pittsburgh ESPN 6 p.m. Pro baseball Texas at Seattle ESPN 9 p.m.FSSW Pro soccer Chicago at FC Kansas City (w) FS1 7 p.m. Tennis U.S. Open ESPN 11 a.m.ESPN 6 p.m. Radio Pro baseball Astros at Cleveland790 AM 6 p.m.Astros in Spanish 94.1 FM
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Ferguson activist found fatally shot in burned car near St. Louis
A prominent activist found shot to death in a torched car was remembered by loved ones for protesting Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson.
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Ferguson protest organizer found shot to death in burning car
Darren Seals, a prominent organizer for the Ferguson protests in response to the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer in 2014, has died. He is the second Ferguson, Missouri activist to be found shot and in a burning car. Read Full Article at
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Investigation looks into East St. Louis Township expenses
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - A federal investigation is looking into expenses charged on East St. Louis Township credit cards that are supported by local taxpayers. In total, $280,000 was charged on three credit cards issued to Township Supervisor Oliver Hamilton, administrative assistant Yvette Johnson, and June Hamilton Dean, ...
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Tech giants scrimmage for Thursday night NFL games
The National Football League has another combine going: the one for streaming rights to its Thursday Night Football games.         
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Illinois retains Jamall Walker as assistant coach, report says
Assistant coach Jamall Walker will remain on the Illinois staff under new coach Brad Underwood, according to an Illini Inquirer report Thursday. Retaining Walker — whom new Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin reportedly had targeted for his staff — could help Underwood persuade Illinois' signees to stay...
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Hotel photos could trap child sex traffickers
A mobile app uses crowdsourced photos to help law enforcement locate sex trafficking victims.
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Cleveland Museum of Art hires fundraising officer as part of outreach efforts
The Cleveland Museum of Art has appointed John Easley as its chief advancement officer. CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Museum of Art has appointed of John Easley as chief advancement officer, a position tasked with fundraising for the institution. His hiring follows the Tuesday announcement that Heather Saunders has been appointed director of the Ingalls Library, the third-largest art research library in the United States. Easley, who will assume his duties in April, is part of a broader outreach to lure new audiences. The plan follows a multiyear expansion of the museum and an emphasis on eclectic programming. "With the recent completion of the museum's $320-million Transformation campaign and as we develop opportunities to engage new audiences throughout Northeast Ohio, John is ideally suited to lead our fundraising efforts as we energetically seek to fulfill the immense promise of our second century," said director William Griswold. "I am excited about working with him in his new role." Easley, who currently serves as vice president and chief philanthropy officer for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will lead efforts to fund and support the museum's cultural and educational mission. "I have long admired Cleveland for the greatness of its cultural institutions and the philanthropic and community spirit that has built and sustained them for generations. I could not be more honored or delighted to be joining Director Bill Griswold and the wonderful CMA team as the museum begins its second century of service," Easley said in a statement. "My wife Mary and I look forward to being part of the Cleveland community and to discovering all that life in Northeast Ohio offers." Easley isn't new to the museum world - or fundraising. He was president of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation in Santa Fe. He has also designed and led major capital and endowment campaigns supporting art museum expansions and advancement, including assignments as vice president of development and external affairs for the St. Louis Art Museum; director of external affairs for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri; and director of development and external affairs for the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
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Agency: St. Louis paramedic lied about Boston Marathon help
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Fire Department says a paramedic training officer falsely claimed he ran to the aid victims at the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
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2 adults charged after St. Louis girl shot to death
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis woman and her boyfriend are charged with involuntary manslaughter after the woman's 6-year-old daughter was shot to death. Twenty-seven-year-old Ebony Jones and 31-year-old Jeramee Ramey were charged Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter and three counts of misdemeanor child endangerment. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ...
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St. Louis officer hurts hand in pursuit that nets 4 arrests
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Authorities say a St. Louis police officer has injured his hand during a pursuit that led to four arrests. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says doctors determined the officer hadn't been shot, although the 29-year-old initially thought that's what caused his injury. The St. Louis ...
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Allergan is buying CoolSculpting provider Zeltiq for $2.48 billion
Botox maker Allergan is spending about $2.48 billion to buy Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc. and its CoolSculpting system for reducing fat. Allergan said it will pay $56.50 for each share of Zeltiq in a deal it expects to close in the second half of this year. That represents a 14% premium to Zeltiq's Friday...
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Families of men killed with Jose Fernandez file lawsuits
MIAMI (AP) — The families of the two men who were with Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez when his boat crashed into a Miami Beach jetty — killing all three — are suing the All-Star's estate.
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Library closed due to Illinois budget woes to reopen
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Community College Board money will reopen an East St. Louis library that was closed due to the state's lack of a budget. The Belleville News Democrat reports ( ) that the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus' library shelves were closed for the ...
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2nd person says killing suspect faked working for TV show
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A second person has come forward with a claim that a woman charged with luring a man to her suburban St. Louis home to kill him by pretending to be a "Dateline" producer tried the same…
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Man found dead in Shrewsbury was missing motorcyclist
SHREWSBURY, Mo. (AP) - A motorcyclist found dead in a wooded area of suburban St. Louis was a Kansas City, Missouri, man who had been missing since Jan. 11. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ) reports that the remains of 26-year-old Adam Dutton were found Saturday in Shrewsbury. He had ...
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Finalists announced in Missouri APME contest
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Finalists have been announced in the Missouri Associated Press Media Editors 2016 newspaper contest. The awards in actual order of finish - first, second and third places - will be announced at the Associated Press/Missouri Press Association Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City on ...
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St. Louis cops eye link between two Ferguson murders
Darren Seals, 29, was found shot to death inside a burned car, in a similar way DeAndre Joshua was killed in 2014.
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Man accused in killing had previous conviction overturned
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A man accused of killing a St. Louis-area woman and putting her body in a garbage container has a previous murder conviction, but one that was overturned in court. The suspect, 51-year-old Paulren Stepter, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the death of 23-year-old Brandy ...
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Missouri lawmakers question artifacts loan to Bass Pro CEO
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are questioning whether the decision by state Departments of Natural Resources and Conservation officials to loan public artifacts to a private museum owned by the founder and CEO of Bass Pro Shops amounted to pay-to-play. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ) reports Johnny ...
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Environmental agency to test Missouri home for radioactivity
BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency will conduct testing at a Bridgeton home near West Lake Landfill after a lawsuit was filed saying the property contained traces of radioactivity matching the signature of the site's nuclear waste. Michael and Robbin Dailey filed a lawsuit alleging that samples of ...
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Recently identified Korean War soldier to be laid to rest
SEYMOUR, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri soldier will be laid to rest Saturday after being listed as missing for more than six decades. The remains of Army Cpl. Donald Matney arrived Friday at Lambert Airport in St. Louis. The Korean War soldier will be buried Saturday in Seymour, Missouri. ...
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Group reveals plan for$200M soccer stadium in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis voters could be asked to cover part of the tab for a $200 million, 20,000-seat soccer stadium as owners hope to lure a team there as early as 2020. Jim Kavanaugh of the ownership group SC STL tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ) ...
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Minnesota mom sues teenage child over transgender treatment
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota mother is suing her teenage child for transitioning from male to female without her permission.
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Ferguson Protest Leader Darren Seals Found Dead in Vehicle
Mr. Seals, who led protests over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, was found with a gunshot wound in the vehicle’s charred remains in suburban St. Louis.
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St. Louis officer, young man both shot at Metro station
Police said that the Metro transit officer approached a rider about not paying and was shot in the shoulder.
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Man charged suspected car thief's death in St. Louis suburb
LAKE SAINT LOUIS, Mo. (AP) - A man has been charged with second-degree murder after he fatally shot a suspected car thief in the St. Louis suburb of Lake Saint Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ) reports that 39-year-old Charles Flagg has also been charged with involuntary manslaughter. He ...
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St. Louis couple says WWII nuclear waste made home unsafe
Robbin and Mike Daily sue after tests show radioactive elements       
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Ladue school administrators, NAACP officials to meet
LADUE, Mo. (AP) - Officials with the Ladue School District and the St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP will meet Friday to discuss recent racial incidents at Ladue Horton Watkins High School. NAACP board member John Gaskin III told KMOV-TV ( ) that the district needs to find a ...
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St. Louis officer accused of planting gun on man that he shot
Clips from police and surveillance footage show what happened after officer Jason Stockley shot 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith.
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RFA’s Emily Whitmire credits Miesha Tate for her success — VIDEO
Resurrection Fighting Alliance’s Emily Whitmire credits former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate for developing her fight career.
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13 -year-old girl and 2-week-old son missing, stepfather wanted

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Reward offered in death of St. Louis cab driver
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information in the shooting death of a St. Louis cab driver. The shooting happened Wednesday during a robbery in the Central West End, killing 38-year-old Timothy Grace. The anti-crime group CrimeStoppers is offering the reward. Anyone ...
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Monday sports on TV/radio
A complete listing of today's sports on TV/radio       
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TV-radio listings: Sept. 12
Television Paralympics Rio Summer Games NBCSN 6 p.m. Pro baseball Chicago Cubs at St. Louis MLB 7 p.m. Pro baseball Texas at Astros FSSW, Root 7 p.m. Pro football Pittsburgh at Washington ESPN 6 p.m. Pro football Los Angeles at San Francisco ESPN 9:15 p.m. Soccer Everton vs. Sunderland NBCSN 2 p.m. Radio Pro baseball Texas at Astros790 AM 7 p.m.Astros in Spanish 94.1 FM Pro football Pittsburgh at Washington ESPN 6 p.m. Pro football Los Angeles at San Francisco ESPN 9:15 p.m.
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Cardinals activate SS Diaz from disabled list
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals have activated shortstop Aledmys Diaz before Sunday's game against Milwaukee.Diaz had been on the disabled with a right thumb fracture.On Saturday, Diaz finished his rehab assignment with Double-A Springfield, starting in Game 4 of the Texas League playoffs. He went 0 for 5 in the Cardinals' 10-inning loss to Northwest Arkansas.Diaz has been out since he broke his right thumb when he was hit by a pitch from the Marlins' Andrew Cashner on July 31.
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St. Louis Cardinals score five in eighth to subdue Milwaukee Brewers
By Rob Rains, The Sports Xchange ST. LOUIS -- Stephen Piscotty's two-run double was the big blow in a five-run, eighth-inning rally.
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Ferguson activist Darren Seals found fatally shot in burning car
When Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer two years ago, Darren Seals was one of the most vocal activists leading protests across the city. He rallied a boycott of Democratic candidates in local elections after he said they failed to protect black lives. And on the day a...
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