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11 pm news

Cougars prevail in overtime at state tourney, will play for 2A title

2015-02-27 23:25:00 BND.com

NORMAL In a matter of a little over 10 minutes — including four in overtime — the Central Cougars turned an offensive nightmare into a third trip to the state…

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In wake of Schweich's death, politics pushed aside by grief

2015-02-27 23:15:00 STLToday.com
Some want to rethink effect of scathing campaign rhetoric. His funeral is set for Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

10 pm news



Okawville breaks away to defeat Valmeyer in regional championship game

2015-02-27 22:48:00 BND.com

Valmeyer did about all it could do against the state?s seventh-ranked 1A boys basketball team.

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Bank official held in alleged fake robbery case

2015-02-27 22:33:00 BND.com

Authorities in the southern Illinois community of Bethalto have arrested the former assistant vice president of a local bank in connection with a reported Dec. 13 robbery.

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2 skiers die at Breckenridge in span of 4 days

2015-02-27 22:18:00 BND.com

Authorities say a 46-year-old man died while skiing at Breckenridge, marking the second on-mountain death at the resort in four days.

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Burglar steals electronics from south St. Louis apartment building

2015-02-27 22:15:33 kmov.com
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In tiny Tyrone, Mo., ‘half of the town got killed last night’

2015-02-27 22:11:00 BND.com

In this tiny community, just a smattering of homes along two blacktop roads, residents can?t understand what made a man rip through homes of relatives and other neighbors on a…

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9 pm news



A look at some of Missouri Auditor Schweich's top findings

2015-02-27 21:48:00 BND.com

Tom Schweich released about 570 audits during his roughly four years as Missouri state auditor, which ended Thursday when he shot himself in what police describe as an apparent suicide.

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Flyers complete 14-0 run through SWC with road win over Kahoks

2015-02-27 21:34:00 BND.com

It wasn?t always smooth sailing Friday night, but the East St. Louis Flyers completed a perfect season in the Southwestern Conference.

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Mater Dei loses twice to Nashville, then blasts the Hornets to win regional crown

2015-02-27 21:21:00 BND.com

After losing twice to Nashville this season by a combined 25 points, the Mater Dei Knights executed a remarkable turnaround Friday in the championship game of the Class 2A Carlyle…

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St. Louis County will pay $5.8 million to settle waste haulers' lawsuit

2015-02-27 21:15:00 STLToday.com
Friday's settlement brings an end to lawsuits filed in 2008 after the county set up trash districts. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis-area members of Congress votes for week of Feb. 23-27

2015-02-27 21:00:00 STLToday.com
Votes on Department of Homeland Security Funding, 529 plans  Read Full Story ...

8 pm news



Police: Man faces charges for leaving pot near kid?s play area

2015-02-27 20:58:37 kmov.com
Police say a south St. Louis man is facing charges after he allegedly left pot near a child?s play area. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



Accumulating snow this weekend, some wintry mix possible

2015-02-27 19:27:55 kmov.com
Spotty snow flurries can be expected through Thursday evening, but additional accumulation is not likely. Read Full Story ...

Nixon appoints senior adviser as temporary Missouri auditor

2015-02-27 19:04:17 kmov.com
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6 pm news



Police searching for suspect who stole cash from Chinese restaurant

2015-02-27 18:32:37 kmov.com
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Lincoln County woman, 55, slips out of handcuffs and makes run for it

2015-02-27 18:30:00 STLToday.com
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Baby girl in Pevely on life support, injuries inconsistent with father's explanation

2015-02-27 18:27:00 STLToday.com
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Baby girl in Pevely dies, injuries inconsistent with father's explanation

2015-02-27 18:27:00 STLToday.com
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Tower Grove East residents: We will be more watchful after recent carjacking

2015-02-27 18:20:43 kmov.com
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St. Louis judge tosses out gun case, citing Amendment 5

2015-02-27 18:15:00 STLToday.com
In a first since the passage of Amendment 5, a St. Louis judge on Friday dismissed a St. Louis man's gun charge. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis judge tosses out gun case, citing newly-enacted Amendment 5

2015-02-27 18:15:00 STLToday.com
In a first since the passage of Amendment 5, a St. Louis judge on Friday dismissed a St. Louis man's gun charge. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Funeral for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich set for Tuesday

2015-02-27 17:58:00 BND.com

A memorial service for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich (shwyk) is scheduled for Tuesday in his hometown of Clayton.

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Warrants issued for thieves at Collinsville Aldi's

2015-02-27 17:54:06 kmov.com
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Police investigating after Pevely baby dies from severe injuries

2015-02-27 17:52:54 kmov.com
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Troubled man resorted to threats at federal court in East St. Louis to get mental help

2015-02-27 17:45:00 STLToday.com
A judge gave Oliver M. Dotts two years in prison, calling it "self-incarceration by threatening a crime.? Read Full Story ...

Missouri governor drops Cuba trip following auditor's death

2015-02-27 17:43:00 BND.com

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is canceling a trip to Cuba following the death of state Auditor Tom Schweich.

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Man follows girl into U. City middle school, claims to be her father

2015-02-27 17:30:23 kmov.com
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Questions surround Tom Schweich's suicide

2015-02-27 17:29:43 kmov.com
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Gov. Rauner says he's 'staying out' of Chicago mayor's race

2015-02-27 17:23:00 BND.com

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he's "staying out of" the Chicago mayor's race.

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Struggling St. Peters business park to get 500,000-square-foot warehouse building

2015-02-27 17:15:00 STLToday.com
Mayor says years of "stumbling blocks" at Premier 370 "are behind us." Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



Suit against Palestinian groups includes Chicago-area woman

2015-02-27 16:58:00 BND.com

A suburban Chicago woman who was shot in a 2002 attack in Jerusalem is among plaintiffs who could benefit from multimillion-dollar judgment against two Palestinian entities.

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Feds search suburban Chicago home in Islamic State case

2015-02-27 16:38:00 BND.com

FBI agents have again searched the suburban Chicago home of a man charged with trying to travel with his siblings to Syria to join the Islamic State group.

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Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security funding

2015-02-27 16:33:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON ? The Republican-controlled House unexpectedly rejected short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnig… Read Full Story ...

Ex-Gov. Quinn advocates consumer rights in Loyola speech

2015-02-27 16:28:00 BND.com

Former Gov. Pat Quinn is pushing consumer rights in his first public appearance since leaving office.

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Warrenton man charged in ATV crash that seriously injured boy, 12

2015-02-27 16:22:00 STLToday.com
WARREN COUNTY ?  A Warrenton man has been charged in an ATV crash that injured two 12-year-old children -- one of them seriously. Read Full Story ...

Retro WIN Buttons Are Part of White House Plan to Defeat ISIL

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2015-02-27 16:17:26 CagleCartoons

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SIUE to Host its First Water Conservation Fair March 4

2015-02-27 16:15:46 SIUE.edu

Because every drop of water is precious, student organizations and faculty at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, along with other groups, will host a Water Conservation Fair on Wednesday, March 4.

The fair, which will kick off the #siueonedrop contest, will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Goshen Lounge at SIUE.

?The contest encourages students to find creative ways to take a ?selfie? at the SIUE water refill stations located on the first floor of SIUE buildings, where signs will be posted to promote the contest,? said Megan Arnett, one of the contest organizers and part of the SIUE Sociology of Sustainability Class led by Dr. Connie Frey Spurlock.

The fair will consist of numerous vendors and organizations that will showcase water conservation and be available to discuss opportunities for sustainable growth.

There will be giveaways from the Office of Sustainability, a photo booth to kick off the #siueonedrop selfie contest and opportunities for students to discover ways to incorporate water conservation and sustainable living practices into their lifestyles. Some of the vendors will include: Environmental Resource Training Center (ERTC), National Great Rivers Research Center, Natural Connections, SIUE Fitness Center, The Watershed and SIUE Rain Garden.

?We are committed to conserving precious resources, such as water, here at SIUE;? Arnett said, ?one drop at a time.? ?Water is essential for all dimensions of life. Our mission is to educate and inspire through excellent exhibits and programs that promote the sustainable use and conservation of water.?

For more information about the Water Conservation Fair, contact Kevin Adkins, SIUE sustainability officer, or Frey Spurlock, SIUE sustainability fellow and associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville provides students with a high quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River?s rich bottomland and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of nearly 14,000.

 

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Nixon appoints top aide to temporarily fill auditor's job

2015-02-27 16:02:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY   ?   John Watson, a longtime top aide to Gov. Jay Nixon, will fill in as state auditor until a permanent appointment is made, Nixon announced Friday. Read Full Story ...

Fire death at St. Louis homeless camp was needless, city official says

2015-02-27 16:00:00 STLToday.com
One man died when his tent burned near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Medical marijuana grower gives up 1 of 3 Illinois licenses

2015-02-27 15:58:00 BND.com

A medical marijuana grower is giving up at least one of three Illinois permits after missing a deadline to pay state fees and submit proof of a surety bond.

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St. Charles County police warns of tax return scam, theft

2015-02-27 15:54:00 STLToday.com
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SIUE Alum Sholar Named to SIU Board of Trustees

2015-02-27 15:48:46 SIUE.edu

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed Alton?s Amy Sholar to the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees. Sholar earned a bachelor?s from SIUE in 1998 and currently practices law in Alton. Read more in the Alton Daily News.

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St. Joseph board fires 1 administrator, reassigns another

2015-02-27 15:48:00 BND.com

The St. Joseph school board has fired one school administrator and reassigned another in response to a highly critical audit.

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Dittmer woman charged in fatal wreck was allegedly drunk, had just finished grocery shopping

2015-02-27 15:39:00 STLToday.com
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Man killed in fire just north of downtown St. Louis

2015-02-27 15:37:45 kmov.com
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Museum in Mossul

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2015-02-27 15:32:12 CagleCartoons

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Missouri couple arrested after leading police on chase through 3 counties with tots in the car

2015-02-27 15:25:00 STLToday.com
They stopped after car had three deflated tires and a missing wheel Read Full Story ...

Fox nutrition director leaves with $20,000 settlement

2015-02-27 15:15:00 STLToday.com
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Couple arrested after leading police on chase through 3 counties with tots in the car

2015-02-27 15:15:00 STLToday.com
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1 dead in fire at St. Louis homeless tent city

2015-02-27 15:14:00 STLToday.com
Firefighters say one is dead at scene near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. Read Full Story ...

Mr Spock

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Man sentenced for conspiracy to distribute cocaine

2015-02-27 15:05:33 kmov.com
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St. Louis Community College narrows chancellor search to four finalists

2015-02-27 15:02:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis Community College announced Friday four finalists in its national search for a new chancellor. Read Full Story ...

2 pm news



Leonard Nimoy Mr Spock RIP

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2015-02-27 14:42:00 CagleCartoons

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Family members of shooter among 7 slain by Missouri gunman who then killed himself

2015-02-27 14:30:00 STLToday.com
Police say the suspect killed himself after shooting seven people to death in Texas County. Read Full Story ...

Nixon not traveling to Cuba

2015-02-27 14:20:00 STLToday.com
The decision was announced a day after the death of State Auditor Tom Schweich. Read Full Story ...

Village to construct parking lot in Old Town

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2015-02-27 14:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Old Town Glen Carbon?s growth spurt took place at a time when automobiles weren?t a major consideration. Read Full Story ...

Library makes interviews available

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2015-02-27 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
When Marion Richards was a girl, growing up on what is now Herbert Street in Edwardsville, there were plenty of kids to choose from in her neighborhood. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Man gets two years for threatening to burn cars, post office

2015-02-27 13:55:00 STLToday.com
Oliver M. Dotts threatened to burn a post office and cars in the parking lot of U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Metro East man gets 2 years for threatening to burn post office after seeking mental health care

2015-02-27 13:55:00 STLToday.com
Oliver M. Dotts threatened to burn a post office and cars in the parking lot of U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Net Neutrality

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2015-02-27 13:43:35 CagleCartoons

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Leonard Nimoy

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Obama salutes Spock

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2015-02-27 13:28:26 CagleCartoons

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State GOP chair to party officials: I didn't spread rumors about Schweich before suicide

2015-02-27 13:15:00 STLToday.com
Hancock email to party committee members expresses regret that the conflict will never be resolved. Read Full Story ...

State GOP chair denies spreading rumors about Schweich before suicide

2015-02-27 13:15:00 STLToday.com
Hancock email to party committee members expresses regret that the conflict will never be resolved. Read Full Story ...

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Judge won't delay sentencing for ex-Illinois Rep. Farnham

2015-02-27 13:13:00 BND.com

A federal judge in Chicago is refusing to delay sentencing for ex-Illinois Rep. Keith Farnham on a child pornography conviction despite an illness that soon could take his life.

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SIUE Schools of Dental Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy Conduct Interdisciplinary Educational Simulation

2015-02-27 13:11:25 SIUE.edu

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Schools of Dental Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy collaborated to hold a simulation event on Thursday, Feb. 26. The event educated more than 200 students on the topic of medical error disclosure.

The unique interdisciplinary effort was supported by a $7,425 Excellence in Undergraduate Education (EUE) grant through the University. The EUE program funds projects that contribute to excellence and innovation in undergraduate education.

?Very little education is given to any health care discipline students regarding dealing with the issues surrounding reporting a medical error,? said Christine Durbin, associate professor in the SIUE School of Nursing. ?It is essential to offer this perspective and approach to health care education to facilitate a team approach to patient care in the respective graduates.?

Students from the SIUE Department of Theater and Dance acted as family members of a patient who suffered a medical error. Teams of students from each professional school were tasked with informing the patient?s family of the situation and dealing with any distraught behavior.

?Each health care team needed to achieve the goals of providing truthful information, continued support for the patient, concern and support for the family member, and re-connection of trust with the care givers,? explained Terri Poirier, professor in the SIUE School of Pharmacy.

?This project supports SIUE?s mission of providing authentic, real world experiences, using a simulation exercise,? added Ann Popkess, assistant professor in the SIUE School of Nursing. ?It fosters collaborations and teamwork among our different health professional program,? said Toni Roucka, associate dean of academic affairs in the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine.

The collaborative effort was the first of its kind at the University. Students? responses and reactions were recorded. All students involved will complete post-tests and write reflections on the experience.

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Treasurer agrees to early settlement

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2015-02-27 13:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Madison County Treasurer Kurt Prenzler has agreed to a settle a lawsuit against an Arkansas brokerage firm for $340,000.  Read Full Story ...

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EHS sextet to perform in talent show

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2015-02-27 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Six juniors from Edwardsville High School have formed the musical group, Battaligia, and will be competing in the 5th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition.  The group, consisting of two first viol Read Full Story ...

Juvenile charged with first-degree murder in Bevo Mill hammer slaying

2015-02-27 13:00:00 STLToday.com
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12 pm news



Leonard Nimoy dies

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Veto Ink

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Sierra, Kaminsky headline early-bird camp for prospects

2015-02-27 12:41:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals open their annual STEP ? spring training early program ? Saturday with five of the team's top 10 prospects expected to attend. Read Full Story ...

Bernie: Wacha is key to Cards' rotation

2015-02-27 12:40:00 STLToday.com
If healthy, the Cardinals' talented young righthander can reinforce the rotation. If he has more shoulder issues, rotation stability will be an issue.  Read Full Story ...

SLU High starts outreach robotics program

2015-02-27 12:39:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis University High School has expanded its robotics program to include an outreach program to city Catholic schools. Read Full Story ...

Missouri auditor's office open for business following death

2015-02-27 12:38:00 BND.com

The Missouri auditor's office is carrying on its business after the death of Auditor Tom Schweich (shwyk).

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Pinocchio

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Missouri issues licenses to grow hemp for epilepsy patients

2015-02-27 12:18:00 BND.com

A cannabis extract that some parents believe may help treat seizures experienced by their children with epilepsy may be available in Missouri this year.

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St. Louis selected for national initiative to increase post-secondary degrees

2015-02-27 12:14:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis Graduates and St. Louis Regional Chamber will lead effort. Read Full Story ...

Theater can be a thinking, learning experience

2015-02-27 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
An evening at the theater can be about having a laugh while seeing a comedy, or enjoying song and dance in a musical. It can also make you think about society and people different from yourself. Kathr Read Full Story ...

Nature photographer acquitted on charges of taking eaglets

2015-02-27 12:08:00 BND.com

A northern Illinois nature photographer has been found not guilty on charges of illegally taking two baby eagles from the wild.

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Muny announces 2015 season lineup

2015-02-27 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Muny announces the 2015 summer season, its 97th summer season in Forest Park. The exciting line-up includes three Muny premieres. The seven shows are: My Fair Lady (June 15 ? June 21), Hairspray ( Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Crystal City Underground owner gets probation for dance parties

2015-02-27 11:54:00 STLToday.com
Judge also orders that no events be held at the cave without county approval  Read Full Story ...

Emergency Cold Weather Overflow Shelter remaining open through March 1

2015-02-27 11:50:30 kmov.com
The City of St. Louis Emergency Cold Weather Overflow Shelter will be open for a 19th in a row Friday night. Read Full Story ...

Mayoral candidates agree to 3 debates ahead of runoff

2015-02-27 11:48:00 BND.com

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia have agreed to three televised debates ahead of the April runoff election.

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Red Cross helping 4 after morning home fire

2015-02-27 11:41:03 kmov.com
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Clay will boycott Netanyahu address to Congress; McCaskill, Durbin have not said

2015-02-27 11:40:00 STLToday.com
House Speaker Boehner invited Israeli prime minister to speak  Read Full Story ...

St. Charles mom who was "black-out drunk" when baby died gets probation

2015-02-27 11:37:00 STLToday.com
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St. Charles mom who was "blackout drunk" when baby died gets probation

2015-02-27 11:37:00 STLToday.com
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Akin boomlet gone; Democrats say he wouldn't have had chance against Blunt, anyway

2015-02-27 11:30:00 STLToday.com
Akin issues statement saying he won't run  Read Full Story ...

'Star Trek' star Leonard Nimoy dies at 83

2015-02-27 11:28:00 STLToday.com
Actor played the purely logical science officer Mr. Spock. Read Full Story ...

60-year-old Chicago man shoveling snow dies in shooting

2015-02-27 11:23:00 BND.com

A 60-year-old Chicago man has died after he was shot in the head while shoveling snow.

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St. Peters reaches agreement to get out of red-light camera contract

2015-02-27 11:21:00 STLToday.com
City says it won't have to pay anything to end the deal with Arizona company. Read Full Story ...

Downed power lines close portion of Hawkins Fuchs Road

2015-02-27 11:14:55 kmov.com
Hawkins Fuchs Road in south St. Louis County will be closed through the evening rush hour due to downed power lines, officials with St. Louis County?s Department of Transportation say. Read Full Story ...

Illinois nature photographer acquitted on charges of taking eaglets

2015-02-27 11:07:00 STLToday.com
OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) ? A northern Illinois nature photographer has been found not guilty on charges of illegally taking two injured baby eagles from the wild, four months after his first trial en… Read Full Story ...

St. Clair County man charged with neglecting horses

2015-02-27 11:03:00 BND.com

A southern Illinois man has been charged with neglecting four horses, which authorities say were severely underweight when they were discovered last spring.

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Driver in fatal crash in St. Charles was drunk, police say

2015-02-27 11:00:00 STLToday.com
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10 am news



Musicians from the Grammy-Award Winning St. Louis Symphony in Concert at SIUE

2015-02-27 10:40:40 SIUE.edu

Three musicians from the Grammy-Award winning St. Louis Symphony will be performing a free concert on Monday, March 16, at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Performing at 7 p. m. in Dunham Hall Theater will be Ann Choomack on flute, Allegra Lilly on harp and Chris Tantillo on viola.

The musicians will perform the following pieces:

? Jeff Beal?s Fear of Falling in Love

? Persichetti?s Serenade No. 10

? Debussy?s Sonate

The Friends of Music will host a reception immediately following the concert in Dunham Hall, room 1109.

?This is the second year we are involved with the St. Louis Symphony Community Partnership program where members perform a concert and conduct masterclasses? said Audrey Tallant, event coordinator and former SIUE Music Department Chair. ?This year in addition to the concert, the members of the Symphony will conduct two masterclasses: flute and strings. Last year, the members conducted a masterclass for our brass students and performed a concert featuring a brass quintet.?

The partnership with the St. Louis Symphony has been enriching for the students, the campus community and the general community. In addition to this Community Partnership event, Adam Crane, vice president for External Affairs, and Maggie Bailey, director of Operations, have visited Audrey Tallant?s Music Business class for the past four years. They presented information about the symphony and explained their positions and unique responsibilities.

?This greatly helped our students,? Tallant said. ?In fact, one of our former students, Tracy Jackson, was able to secure an internship with the symphony because of this partnership.?

?This year?s concert promises to be especially entertaining, and one that audiences will long remember,? she added. ?We are pleased to collaborate with the St. Louis Symphony and expect our partnership to flourish.?

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville provides students with a high quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River?s rich bottomland and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of nearly 14,000.

 

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Governor candidate Hanaway cancels campaign events in wake of Schweich suicide

2015-02-27 10:26:00 STLToday.com
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Feldman: Carlos Martinez getting every opportunity to be the starter he's always envisioned

2015-02-27 10:24:30 kmov.com
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SIUE School of Nursing Honored with Arcus Award

2015-02-27 10:16:34 SIUE.edu

Laura Bernaix Interm Assistant Dean of Nursing 8-7-13The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing received the St. Louis Regional Chamber?s 2014 Arcus Award for Achievement in Educational Attainment at the St. Louis Hyatt Regency on Thursday, Feb. 26. The School was one of 12 finalists for the award, which was presented by RubinBrown LLP.

?We are extremely proud of our nursing program and receiving the Arcus Award further validates the significance of the program for our region, the Midwest and beyond,? said Dr. Laura Bernaix, interim dean of the SIUE School of Nursing.

The School competed in a category for organizations that provide leadership through the creation of a program or initiative that promotes college degree attainment, improved educational outcomes or on-the-job training.

The School?s newly revised, completely online Accelerated RN-BS program was designed to create an efficient and effective quality program tailored for student success and retention, and thereby increase the number of baccalaureate prepared nurses. In October 2014, a collaborative partnership was created with SSM Health to deliver advanced educational opportunities for the system?s nurses.

?We see our partnership with SSM as a great opportunity to combine a world-class, Malcolm Baldrige-recognized health care system with our progressive and innovative nursing program to impact health care in a positive way,? said Bernaix.

The St. Louis Regional Chamber created the Arcus Awards to celebrate the achievement of organizations that are making St. Louis a more attractive place to live, work and invest. Nearly 800 people attended the ceremony, including Bernaix, SIUE Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Parviz Ansari and School of Nursing Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs Dr. Roberta Harrison.

Photo: Dr. Laura Bernaix, interim dean of the SIUE School of Nursing.

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State nears decision on proposed eastern Illinois coal mine

2015-02-27 10:13:00 BND.com

The state Department of Natural Resources says it is nearing a decision on a mining permit sought by an Indiana company that wants to build a new coal mine in…

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Police: 7 fatally shot, gunman dead in southeastern Missouri

2015-02-27 10:13:00 BND.com

Seven people were shot to death and one was injured in overnight attacks in a small southeastern Missouri town, and the suspected gunman was found dead in a neighboring county,

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2 of 4 in fake Lincoln County child kidnapping bond out

2015-02-27 10:00:00 STLToday.com
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Homeowner says he shot St. Clair man to death in self-defense

2015-02-27 09:57:00 STLToday.com
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Rauner appoints Madison County lawyer to SIU board

2015-02-27 09:48:00 BND.com

An attorney from Madison County has been appointed to serve on the board of trustees for Southern Illinois University.

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Fifty shades

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2015-02-27 09:40:54 CagleCartoons

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Summer camps get sortable database

2015-02-27 09:30:00 STLToday.com
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Bernie Bytes: Waino is fine, but be careful

2015-02-27 09:00:00 STLToday.com
Chances are the Cards' righthander really is fine, but it would be foolish to rush him to get ready for the season-opener at Chicago.  Read Full Story ...

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Rauner appoints board of trustee members at 3 state colleges

2015-02-27 08:58:00 BND.com

Gov. Bruce Rauner has announced several appointments to the board of trustees at three colleges in Illinois.

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O'Reilly war zone

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2015-02-27 08:49:02 CagleCartoons

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Wainwright eyes first spring start within three weeks

2015-02-27 08:33:00 STLToday.com
Abdominal strain won't limit his ability to throw off mound or face hitters; starter does not expect injury to keep him from opening night. Read Full Story ...

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Report: Nine dead after shootings in southern Missouri

2015-02-27 07:45:31 kmov.com
There are multiple crime scenes, including four in the Texas County community of Tyrone, Sigman told the Herald. Read Full Story ...

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2015-02-27 07:44:01 CagleCartoons

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Suspect in custody for alleged DWI, causing fatal accident

2015-02-27 07:35:11 kmov.com
A suspect is in custody for allegedly driving while intoxicated and causing a fatal wreck on Interstate 70 late Thursday night. Read Full Story ...

9 dead across several crimes scenes in south-central Missouri

2015-02-27 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Texas County sheriff says there may be as many as six crime scenes in an area around Tyrone, Mo. Read Full Story ...

Suspect may have gone on Missouri killing spree after finding mother dead, coroner says

2015-02-27 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Police the suspect is among the dead in Texas County. Read Full Story ...

Nine dead in south-central Missouri

2015-02-27 07:14:00 STLToday.com
Nine people are dead in at least four crime scenes in a small community in south central Missouri, authorities say. Read Full Story ...

Boys & Girls Club plans facility in Ferguson

2015-02-27 07:08:00 BND.com

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis will open a new club in Ferguson.

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Free breakfast at Chick-fil-A at Sunset Hills Plaza on Saturday

2015-02-27 07:00:00 STLToday.com
The Chick-fil-A at Sunset Plaza will give away free breakfast entrées from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



New commander at Naval Station Great Lakes

2015-02-27 06:53:00 BND.com

A Kenosha, Wisconsin native and graduate of the University of Notre Dame will take the helm at the Naval Station Great Lakes during a change-of-command ceremony next week.

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Man convicted of 2011 Kansas City shooting death

2015-02-27 06:53:00 BND.com

A jury in Kansas City, Missouri, has found a man guilty in a Christmas Eve 2011 shooting death and recommended that he get 30 years in prison on the murder…

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EXCHANGE: students preserve pieces of history

2015-02-27 06:48:00 BND.com

It's logical that Gary McCullough would be one of the first to order a piece of keepsake furniture made from the original gym bleachers at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School.

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Teen certified as adult for trial in St. Louis hammer death

2015-02-27 06:48:00 BND.com

A 16-year-old has been certified to stand trial as an adult for his alleged role in the St. Louis hammer killing of a Bosnian immigrant.

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Southwestern Missouri firefighter, EMT accused of child porn

2015-02-27 06:48:00 BND.com

A southwestern Missouri volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician is charged in a federal indictment with using a 9-year-old child to produce pornography.

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Pet oxygen masks given to fire protection district

2015-02-27 06:48:00 BND.com

Firefighters in the Illinois village of New Lenox have some new equipment that may help them save the lives of pets suffering from smoke inhalation.

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Former pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years in prison

2015-02-27 06:31:40 STLToday.com
LONDON (AP) ? Former pop star Gary Glitter has received a 16-year prison sentence after being convicted of sexually abusing three young girls in the 1970s. Read Full Story ...

Fellow armed robber with ex-A&M standout also gets prison

2015-02-27 06:28:00 BND.com

A fellow armed robber who helped Texas A&M all-time leading rusher Darren Lewis hold up Dallas-area businesses is also going to federal prison.

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Remembering Auditor Schweich through the eyes of his friend, colleague

2015-02-27 06:27:03 kmov.com
News 4?s Mike Colombo sat down with a friend and colleague of Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, Bill Hennessey. Read Full Story ...

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Clothes, toys and more for sale at Just Between Friends consignment sale this weekend

2015-02-27 05:59:12 kmov.com
The Just Between Friends Consignment sale will be held at the Harvester Nazarene Gym in St. Peters on Friday and Saturday. Read Full Story ...

Burglary suspect in custody after allegedly trying to sell stolen items on Craigslist

2015-02-27 05:43:05 kmov.com
Police arrested a man in Wildwood who is accused of stealing an acquaintance?s things, then posting the items on Craigslist. Read Full Story ...

Summer camps get searchable database

2015-02-27 05:30:00 STLToday.com
Are you looking for a summer camp for your child? We have hundreds of them in our files. All you have to do is search our database by location, age, price or camp subject (baseball, dance, rob… Read Full Story ...

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Missouri auditor dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say

2015-02-27 04:18:00 BND.com

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his…

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Three taken to hospital as fire crews battle flames

2015-02-27 03:43:32 kmov.com
Multiple fire crews worked to extinguish flames of a house fire Friday morning. Read Full Story ...

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McClellan: Looking back at old columns

2015-02-27 00:15:00 STLToday.com
A letter carrier finds resolution, while Meathead still has a home. Read Full Story ...

Missouri lawmakers eye earlier health insurance rate disclosure

2015-02-27 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Effort could serve as a catalyst for a larger debate about health plan price transparency.  Read Full Story ...

Missouri agency suggests new priorities in awarding subsidized housing projects

2015-02-27 00:15:00 STLToday.com
The Missouri Housing Development Commission had been asked to study the high concentration of subsidized housing in the Ferguson area near where Michael Brown was shot by police.   Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Three happy(ish) endings for people from the past

2015-02-27 00:15:00 STLToday.com
A letter carrier finds resolution, while Meathead still has a home. Read Full Story ...

Auditor Schweich had called seeking an interview just before his death

2015-02-27 00:05:00 STLToday.com
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In the wake of Hobby Lobby ruling, employers object to exemption process

2015-02-27 00:00:00 STLToday.com
They contend the workaround still clashes with their religious beliefs.  Read Full Story ...

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