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Missouri senators renew effort to get Delta Queen cruising

Missouri’s U.S. senators are renewing efforts to get the legendary riverboat the Delta Queen cruising again on the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Legislation filed by Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and co-sponsored by Republican Sen. Roy Blunt would reinstate an ...

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Missouri senators renew effort to get Delta Queen cruising

Missouri’s U.S. senators are renewing efforts to get the legendary riverboat the Delta Queen cruising again on the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Legislation filed by Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and co-sponsored by Republican Sen. Roy Blunt would reinstate an ...

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Missouri court orders new trial in HIV-infection case

A Missouri appeals court ordered a new trial Tuesday for a former college wrestler sentenced to 30 years in prison for infecting another man with HIV and endangering four other sexual partners. A panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals’ ...

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Homeless across country fall victim to synthetic marijuana

The nation’s homeless are proving to be especially susceptible to a new, dirt-cheap version of synthetic marijuana, which leaves users glassy-eyed, aimless, sprawled on streets and sidewalks oblivious to their surroundings or wandering into traffic. Nearly 300 homeless people became ...

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Judge upholds secrecy in Ferguson grand juror lawsuit

A member of the grand jury that declined to indict the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown cannot speak out about her experience, a Missouri judge has ruled. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Ellen Ribaudo said in a ...

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Ferguson school district to appeal judge’s order on board

A suburban St. Louis school district that includes part of Ferguson will appeal a federal judge’s order requiring a new method for electing school board members in an effort to remove racial bias from the process, district officials said Monday. ...

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Ferguson school district to appeal judge’s order on board

A suburban St. Louis school district that includes part of Ferguson will appeal a federal judge’s order requiring a new method for electing school board members in an effort to remove racial bias from the process, district officials said Monday. ...

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Man convicted of shooting 2 officers during Ferguson protest

A jury has convicted a man of shooting two police officers during a 2015 protest in Ferguson amid fallout over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown months earlier. The officers were shot in March 2015 during one of ...

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Parents settle wrongful death suit with archdiocese

The parents of a man who killed himself years after alleged sexual abuse by a St. Louis-area priest said Thursday they're hopeful that settlement of their lawsuit against the Archdiocese of St. Louis will raise awareness and help other victims come forward.

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Parents settle wrongful death suit with archdiocese

The parents of a man who killed himself years after alleged sexual abuse by a St. Louis-area priest said Thursday they're hopeful that settlement of their lawsuit against the Archdiocese of St. Louis will raise awareness and help other victims come forward.

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Republicans ride historic night in Missouri election

Republicans pulled off a clean sweep of Missouri’s top elections, giving the party an unprecedented level of dominance in the former bellwether state. Donald Trump’s victory at the top of the ticket Tuesday was just the start of the big ...

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