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10 pm news

Misplace $1,200? Goodwill might have it

2015-11-25 22:59:00
An employee at MERS/Goodwill in Festus found something last week that the charity suspects wasn't intentionally donated: $1,200 in cash. Read Full Story ...

9 pm news

John H. Hicks, first black reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, dies at age 87
2015-11-25 21:55:00
Mr. Hicks worked as a United States diplomat after his work as a general assignment reporter at the newspaper. Read Full Story ...

Blues force overtime but lose to Penguins
2015-11-25 21:49:00
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8 pm news

Photo: Truck overturns on Highway 40 ramp south of Forest Park

2015-11-25 20:37:00
A semi overturned on the westbound ramp to Hampton Avenue from Highway 40 (Interstate 64) on Wednesday night. Emergency crews have closed off the ramp and remain on the scene, which is just so… Read Full Story ...

7 pm news

Trump's Truth (Milt Priggee)
2015-11-25 19:17:00 CagleCartoons

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Waldo man one of The New York Times' top 10 commenters

2015-11-25 19:03:00
A man from Waldo, MO was revealed as one of the paper?s most prolific and popular commenters.  Read Full Story ...

5 pm news

Black Friday Lives Matter (Rick McKee)
2015-11-25 17:50:56 CagleCartoons

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Missouri's parole board gets three new appointments
2015-11-25 17:15:00
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Thankfulness (Nate Beeler)
2015-11-25 17:13:41 CagleCartoons

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Crestwood aldermen approve pact with firefighters

2015-11-25 17:13:00
The last agreement expired in September 2014, and negotiations were delayed for various reasons.  Read Full Story ...

4 pm news

Same Day Delivery (Jeff Koterba)
2015-11-25 16:48:51 CagleCartoons

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Trump and 9/11 (Jimmy Margulies)
2015-11-25 16:41:58 CagleCartoons

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LOCAL PA Budget Turkey (John Cole)
2015-11-25 16:24:40 CagleCartoons

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Town and Country to again use sharpshooting to control deer population

2015-11-25 16:09:00
City moves toward approval of contract for the service for the seventh year. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news

Police: Man finds skull in front yard of California home

2015-11-25 15:41:00
The coroner's office is trying to identify the remains.  Read Full Story ...

Safe sex kits handed out tonight at St. Louis Thanksgiving Eve celebrations
2015-11-25 15:32:00
It's here ? the night before Thanksgiving with its hard partying and hookups with hometown friends. Read Full Story ...

(Updated) Rams' Bailey has surgery after shooting

2015-11-25 15:15:00
Rams player and the other man in the car who was wounded in the Miami-area shooting underwent surgery today for their injuries. Each is listed in critical but stable condition. Read Full Story ...

Rams' Bailey has surgery after shooting

2015-11-25 15:15:00
(Updated) Rams player and the other man in the car who was wounded in the Miami-area shooting underwent surgery today for their injuries. Each is listed in critical but stable condition. Read Full Story ...

After lengthy surgery, Bailey now in ICU

2015-11-25 15:15:00
(Updated) Rams player and the other man in the car who was wounded in the Miami-area shooting underwent surgery today for their injuries. Read Full Story ...

2015-11-25 15:11:39 CagleCartoons

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Arch grounds renovation opens first new park
2015-11-25 15:05:00
CityArchRiver project contractors were taking down the fencing around Luther Ely Smith Square, just west of the Arch grounds, just after noon on Monday. Read Full Story ...

2 pm news

District 7 looks to add five new courses at EHS
2015-11-25 14:05:00
Edwardsville High School students may have five new courses to choose to take next school year.  The Edwardsville District 7 Board of Education reviewed two new Advanced Placement (AP) course offering Read Full Story ...

St. Louis police seeking 3 men in robbery of a Domino's Pizza shop

2015-11-25 14:03:00
Two men robbed the shop while a third acted as lookout. Read Full Story ...

Donors turn out to help replace firewood stolen from North Carolina church

2015-11-25 14:02:00
The firewood had been meant for a family who needed it to heat their home this winter.  Read Full Story ...

There's lots to watch on Thanksgiving day
2015-11-25 14:00:00
Parades, marathons fill the holiday TV lineup. Read Full Story ...

Arts & Issues to present Winston
2015-11-25 14:00:00
The SIUE Meridian Ballroom will be filled with the melodic music of solo pianist George Winston Dec. 13 when Winston returns to the Arts and Issues stage for a performance of his Winter Show.  The 2 p Read Full Story ...

1 pm news

Surfing Race (Larry Wright)
2015-11-25 13:56:55 CagleCartoons

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Here's where to find a meal on Thanksgiving Day
2015-11-25 13:55:00
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Melvin G. Wetter, former St. Charles mayor, dies at 86
2015-11-25 13:42:00
He was proud of his role in getting federal and state funding to build Highway 370 and the Discovery Bridge and also pushed to reopen Main Street to vehicles. Read Full Story ...

Schengen in trouble (Paresh Nath)
2015-11-25 13:34:20 CagleCartoons

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Obama on Syria (Paresh Nath)
2015-11-25 13:30:11 CagleCartoons

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Japan in recession (Paresh Nath)
2015-11-25 13:28:07 CagleCartoons

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Anti ISIS alliance (Paresh Nath)
2015-11-25 13:24:48 CagleCartoons

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Argentina passing the baton (Taylor Jones)
2015-11-25 13:11:20 CagleCartoons

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Singer uses disorder as inspiration

2015-11-25 13:05:00
When Theresa San Luis enters a room, it?s not all her accomplishments, where she?s been, or her experiences that brighten the room, but instead it?s her smile. Read Full Story ...

Former Subway spokesman Fogle, now ex-wife finalize divorce

2015-11-25 13:02:00
The divorce was finalized three days before Fogle was sentenced to prison on child porn and other charges.  Read Full Story ...

Michael McDonald talks Christmas tunes, Doobie Brothers, Brian Owens and more
2015-11-25 13:00:00
The Grammy winner brings his holiday show to the Fox Theatre Read Full Story ...

Holidays a chance to check on elderly
2015-11-25 13:00:00
Many families will be getting together for the holidays in the coming weeks. The staff at Stillwater Senior Living urges people to use this time to check on their older relatives, especially those tha Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

Blues, Penguins expect to continue history of tight games
2015-11-25 12:36:00
Six of their past seven meetings have been decided by one goal; four of those seven have gone to overtime. Read Full Story ...

Township distributes holiday baskets

2015-11-25 12:15:00
On Tuesday, November 10, Edwardsville Township Supervisor Frank Miles presented N.O Nelson Elementary, Leclaire Elementary, EHS Student Council, and Riverbend Head Start with Thanksgiving baskets. Twe Read Full Story ...

Edison Theatre to present "The Nutcracker"

2015-11-25 12:15:00
Missouri Ballet Theatre presents "The Nutcracker", a full-length ballet, December 18-20, 2015 at the Edison Theatre on the campus of Washington University, Saint Louis. Read Full Story ...

Schools take part in resource fair

2015-11-25 12:10:00
More than 50 participants, including representatives from 18 schools in Madison County and 20 local sustainability organizations, took part in the annual Green Schools Resource Fair in preparation for Read Full Story ...

SIUE to present "Since Africa"

2015-11-25 12:10:00
"Since Africa" chronicles the relationship between a Dinka refugee from Southern Sudan and three Americans ? a North Shore socialite, her daughter, and an African American Deacon ? who help him acclim Read Full Story ...

Maximize the benefits of charitable giving

2015-11-25 12:05:00
It?s certainly the season for giving ? and when you make charitable gifts, you can both give and receive.  Read Full Story ...

Why you need earthquake insurance

2015-11-25 12:05:00
Many people think that earthquakes are only likely to occur in California. But according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), more than 20 U.S. states have experienced measurable earthquake activity Read Full Story ...

Dr. Zhivegas celebrates 20 years as St. Louis' top cover band
2015-11-25 12:00:00
The long-running St. Louis dance band has found great success playing covers Read Full Story ...

Straight No Chaser makes an old style new again
2015-11-25 12:00:00
The a cappella group covers songs by Radiohead, the Weeknd and Charlie Puth Read Full Story ...

11 am news

Safe Space protests (John Cole)
2015-11-25 11:54:31 CagleCartoons

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Police ask for help finding missing St. Louis County man

2015-11-25 11:46:00
Man has been missing since September. Read Full Story ...

First drug to treat early onset preeclampsia tested in St. Louis area
2015-11-25 11:41:00
Delivery of baby is only treatment currently Read Full Story ...

Happy Thanksgiving from SIUE

2015-11-25 11:35:00

Happy ThanksgivingSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville wishes students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members a Happy Thanksgiving!

“Thanksgiving is a time when we pause and reflect on our lives and the things for which we are thankful,” said SIUE Interim Chancellor Stephen Hansen. “With the tragedies of violence, hunger and injustice around the world, we are indeed fortunate to live in a community that, while not perfect, values openness, justice, diversity, tolerance and forgiveness.”

Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 30.

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Thanksgiving (Marian Kemensky)
2015-11-25 11:35:00 CagleCartoons

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let music replace war (Arend Van Dam)
2015-11-25 11:29:14 CagleCartoons

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North County lawmaker slapped with Ethics commission fine
2015-11-25 11:28:00
JEFFERSON CITY ? The Missouri Ethics Commission on Wednesday slapped state Rep. Keith English with a $3,800 fine.  Read Full Story ...

Florissant legislator slapped with $3,800 Ethics Commission fine
2015-11-25 11:28:00
But if Rep. Keith English pays $380 within 45 days, the rest of the fine will be stayed.  Read Full Story ...

Tegna CEO looks to make local TV more interesting to young people

2015-11-25 11:15:00
The parent of KSDK has assembled a group of employees to come up with ideas Read Full Story ...

(Updated) Rams will play in London in 2016
2015-11-25 11:10:00
But if Rams are still in St. Louis, they would have to work out lease agreement with CVC for lost home game.  Read Full Story ...

Christmas isn't complete without favorite TV specials, movies
2015-11-25 11:00:00
Feel warm, fuzzy and "Frosty" with this calendar of holiday highlights Read Full Story ...

10 am news

Overland infant suffocated while co-sleeping with intoxicated mom, charges allege

2015-11-25 10:45:00
Connie Lynn Novak, 30, has been charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Read Full Story ...

Overland infant suffocated while in bed with intoxicated mom, charges allege

2015-11-25 10:45:00
Connie Lynn Novak, 30, has been charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Read Full Story ...

Deadline looms for Planned Parenthood to obtain hospital privileging to continue abortions
2015-11-25 10:27:00
Organization unsuccessfully sought meeting with interim University of Missouri chancellor Read Full Story ...

Cards maintain interest in Zobrist, report says
2015-11-25 10:20:00
Cardinals in the market for a utility fielder who can play regularly, but source says team unsure it can sell uber-role to free agent who wants to start. Read Full Story ...

Herbalife, CEO prevail in 'pyramid scheme' lawsuit

2015-11-25 10:13:00
Lawsuit unrelated to campaign waged by billionaire activist investor William Ackman Read Full Story ...

Many area malls, retailers will be open for Thanksgiving shoppers
2015-11-25 10:00:00
Most St. Louis area malls will open Thanksgiving by 6 p.m.  Read Full Story ...

9 am news

What items are going to be big sellers on Black Friday?

2015-11-25 09:47:00
Hello Barbie, which is equipped with voice-recognition software, expected to be big for Mattel Read Full Story ...

Rams will play in London in 2016
2015-11-25 09:31:00
Whether it's the St. Louis Rams or LA Rams remains to be seen. Read Full Story ...

Sales of new homes rebound in October after September plummet

2015-11-25 09:24:00
They were up 10.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 495,000 Read Full Story ...

SIUE CHS Students Enjoy a Thanksgiving Day Meal

2015-11-25 09:21:00
Gina Washington Willis Young

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) administrators and faculty treated students and their guests to a sit-down Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings. 

Gina Washington, CHS director; Willis Young, CHS assistant director, and other CHS staff served more than 135 people on Tuesday, Nov. 24 in the Multipurpose Room at the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus. The meal included turkey, ham, dressing, candied yams, string beans, corn, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce, rolls, drinks and desserts. 

“This is our third year providing a Thanksgiving dinner for our students,” said Washington. “It was the idea of Mr. Young for the Charter High School to send our students home full of good food, fellowship and joy for the holiday season.” 

The turkey for the meal was donated by Young. CHS parents provided the desserts. The rest of the trimmings were part of CHS students’ lunch that they receive while in school.

“We also gave away five Thanksgiving Day food baskets to selected CHS parents,” Washington said. “The food was donated by CHS students, faculty and administrators.”

 The SIUE Charter High School is a school-of-choice for families in the East St. Louis School District 189. The mission of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School is to prepare students who are career- and college- ready upon graduation. To achieve this mission, the school and its staff will positively impact the educational and economic lives of East St. Louis, Illinois youth through individualized instruction in core academic subjects, exploration of career interests and aptitudes, assistance in realizing students' talents, high academic goals, and expectations that graduates will become competitive employees for the 21st century.

Photos by SIUE graduate student Levi Molenhour:

SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Director Gina Washington with students Taija Samuel and Mahlik El-Amin. 

SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Assistant Director Willis Young cuts one of the turkeys as STEM teacher Johnathan Tate looks on.


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Man found dead on St. Louis street
2015-11-25 09:00:00
The male victim was discovered at about 8:30 a.m. Read Full Story ...

8 am news

Hochman: Thinking of Stedman Bailey, and his namesake
2015-11-25 08:58:00
In the wake of the shooting, it's all just so sad. The waiting. The praying. The hoping. The how. Read Full Story ...

Cheap gas fueling expanded Thanksgiving travel day

2015-11-25 08:19:00
Airfares have increased just 69 cents on average since last year Read Full Story ...

Ferguson Commission member named to Ebony's 'Power 100'
2015-11-25 08:00:00
The Rev. Traci Blackmon lauded for her STL community work Read Full Story ...

7 am news

Try some holiday shopping at Illinois' unclaimed property auction

2015-11-25 07:45:00
Vintage baseball cards, rare coins and a bar of gold are among the items available in the online auction.  Read Full Story ...

Overinflated Gasbag (John Darkow)
2015-11-25 07:11:45 CagleCartoons

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Cell phones at the dinner table? You might need a 'family digital detox'
2015-11-25 07:00:00
Are cell phones making their way into family mealtime? Instead of looking and chatting with each other, are your heads bent, catching up on texts, emails and status updates? Read Full Story ...

6 am news

Hollande's Coalition Against ISIS (Patrick Chappatte)
2015-11-25 06:25:44 CagleCartoons

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5 am news

Russia Turkey (Jos Collignon)
2015-11-25 05:33:32 CagleCartoons

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2 am news

Erdogan slaps the bear (Emad Hajjaj)
2015-11-25 02:38:41 CagleCartoons

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12 am news

Rams' Bailey is shot, in critical condition

2015-11-25 00:25:00
But team officials think receiver will be OK. He is scheduled for surgery Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Angry White Men With Guns (Wolverton)
2015-11-25 00:21:27 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis Thanksgiving Day Parade prepares for 31st year

2015-11-25 00:15:00
The 2015 Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade kick off at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, with more than 130 parade participants including floats, helium balloon figures, animals, antique cars and f… Read Full Story ...

BenFred: When eligible, Mizzou's Pinkel belongs in College Football Hall of Fame
2015-11-25 00:10:00
Mizzou won't make it to the SEC championship in Atlanta this season, but retiring Tigers coach Gary Pinkel deserves a place in Atlanta's College Football Hall of Fame. Read Full Story ...

BenFred: Pinkel belongs in College Football Hall of Fame
2015-11-25 00:10:00
Is the retiring Mizzou coach worthy of induction when he's eligible? Yes. And those who disagree don?t have much to stand on. Read Full Story ...

Reynolds: "Case said, I need a minute, and then he was all right."
2015-11-25 00:05:00
Rams lineman was first to the scene to help up Keenum. Read Full Story ...

Teammate says Keenum was OK when he returned to huddle
2015-11-25 00:05:00
Rams lineman Reynolds tried to help Keenum get to his feet after the QB went down. ?He said, ?I need a minute,? and then he was all right," Reynolds said. Read Full Story ...

SLU plays take-away in win vs. North Florida
2015-11-25 00:00:00
Billikens limit high-scoring team's 3-pointers for a win at Chaifetz Arena Read Full Story ...

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