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11 pm news

Cardinals are stranded in KC

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 23:45:00 STLToday.com
Lynn is rocked for two homers as Cards are blanked 5-0. Read Full Story ...

10 pm news



Hummel's game blog: Cards' scoreless streak rises to 22 innings

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 22:45:00 STLToday.com
KC's Young blanks them for six innings. Royals DH Morales smacks two homers off Lynn, good for 5-0 win. Read Full Story ...

9 pm news



Cards' scoreless streak rises to 19

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 21:09:00 STLToday.com
KC's Young blanks them for six innings. Royals DH Morales smacks two homers, good for 5-0 lead. Read Full Story ...

Cards' scoreless streak rises to 22 innings

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 21:09:00 STLToday.com
KC's Young blanks them for six innings. Royals DH Morales smacks two homers off Lynn, good for 5-0 win. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis-area members of Congress votes for May 18-22

craasch@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 21:00:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON ? How St. Louis-area members of Congress voted in the week of May 18-22. The votes and descriptions are compiled by "Voterama in Congress" a legislative tracking organization. Read Full Story ...

Website details Missouri State Penitentiary inmate records

2015-05-22 21:00:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY ?  A new website is available to check records of inmates who spent time in the Missouri State Penitentiary between 1836 and 1931. Read Full Story ...

Giant hole forms at entrance of Missouri golf course

2015-05-22 21:00:00 STLToday.com
The hole, which is 80 feet wide and 35 feet deep in some places, was created by two separate sinkholes. Read Full Story ...

Bernie: Expect mixed results from NFL study

bmiklasz@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 21:00:00 STLToday.com
Study is predicted to show good Rams support from fans ? less so from corporations. Read Full Story ...

8 pm news



KC's Morales cracks two HRs off Lynn

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 20:17:00 STLToday.com
Designated hitter's two 400-foot-plus blasts give Royals 5-0 lead after three. Read Full Story ...

6 pm news



Son's 46-year quest for dad lost in Laos reaches a second end at Jefferson Barracks

jbogan@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 18:30:00 STLToday.com
Air Force Tech Sgt. Louis J. Clever crashed in Laos in 1969 along with the crew of an EC-47 airplane. Human remains were found and put in a group grave. But Clever's son wasn't absolutely sure… Read Full Story ...

Banker Robbery

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2015-05-22 18:28:52 CagleCartoons

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GOP Crowd Control

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2015-05-22 18:26:15 CagleCartoons

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U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: opening up to a changing world

2015-05-22 18:25:00 STLToday.com
The spy agency that maps and analyzes the earth is opening up more than ever Read Full Story ...

Lynn, off form, allows three-run HR in first

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 18:10:00 STLToday.com
Morales' shot gives KC 3-0 lead over Cardinals.  Read Full Story ...

Troy, Ill., man sentenced to at least 27 years in prison for sexual abuse of girl, 6

tbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 18:09:00 STLToday.com
David Hahs, 68, was found guilty in March  Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Better Business Bureau warns pet owners over potential dangers of 'Real Ham Bone for Dogs'

tbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 17:44:00 STLToday.com
The Better Business Bureau on Friday urged pet owners to be cautious when giving their animals bones produced by a Washington, Mo., company. Read Full Story ...

Maryland Heights adds 1-acre tract to park

2015-05-22 17:41:00 STLToday.com
The purchase price was $175,000. The home on the site will be demolished. Read Full Story ...

Colluding Banks

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2015-05-22 17:27:39 CagleCartoons

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Mehlville district trims $5 million from budget

2015-05-22 17:14:00 STLToday.com
Biggest trim is from not filling 23 positions. Read Full Story ...

The American flag is the heart of honor at national cemeteries

cgooden@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 17:09:00 STLToday.com
Throughout the history of the United States, the U.S. flag has been an enduring symbol of America?s freedom and patriotism. It is at the heart of the rituals observed at national cemeteries to… Read Full Story ...

Godfrey man pleads guilty to robbery

2015-05-22 17:00:00 STLToday.com
He  faces up to 60 years in prison. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



Deadspin targets Fredbird over 'police lives matter' sign

jholleman@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 16:45:00 STLToday.com
Fredbird unaware of content of sign that fan asked him to hold, Cards say Read Full Story ...

Syberg's restaurant to open in Arnold

2015-05-22 16:41:00 STLToday.com
Restaurant will be seventh for local chain. Read Full Story ...

Arnold nears sale of sewer system

2015-05-22 16:32:00 STLToday.com
The sale 'puts Arnold is a good financial position,' city treasurer said. Read Full Story ...

Memorial Day Thanks

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2015-05-22 16:28:42 CagleCartoons

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Bernie: Why the KC Royals are good

bmiklasz@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 16:27:00 STLToday.com
Royals have AL's best winning percentage, thanks to aggressive offensive approach, team speed, excellent defense and shutdown bullpen.  Read Full Story ...

Republican Science

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2015-05-22 16:26:38 CagleCartoons

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TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

2015-05-22 16:11:00 STLToday.com
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. ? TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Jos… Read Full Story ...

Illinois prisons director resigns 2 months after taking job

2015-05-22 16:01:00 STLToday.com
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. ? Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's state corrections director, who took over a crowded prison system just two months ago, has resigned, officials confirmed Friday. Read Full Story ...

Boating accidents grab headlines each summer, but are gradually declining in Missouri

WMoskop@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Decline of alcohol-related incidents thought to be a factor. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Holliday to DH against Royals

rhummel@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 15:40:00 STLToday.com
Cards, KC play each other for first time during season as leaders in their divisions.  Read Full Story ...

End of School Party

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2015-05-22 15:37:37 CagleCartoons

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Gov. Jay Nixon commutes sentence for man serving life for marijuana crimes

2015-05-22 15:20:00 STLToday.com
Jeff Mizanskey now will be eligible for parole.  Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man's death ruled accidental drowning; man's family still suspects murder

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 15:15:00 STLToday.com
Shawn Gray, 23, was found dead in the River Des Peres on Dec. 3, nearly a week after he disappeared. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man's death ruled accidental drowning, but his family still suspects murder

jcurrier@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 15:15:00 STLToday.com
Shawn Gray, 23, was found dead in the River Des Peres on Dec. 3, nearly a week after he disappeared. Read Full Story ...

Wagner vows war on Labor Department

jgallagher@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 15:09:00 STLToday.com
The feud is over a 'fiduciary' rule for investment advisers Read Full Story ...

Knowing What We Know Now

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2015-05-22 15:01:42 CagleCartoons

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2 pm news



Creve Couer's Ralph Goldsticker, 93, awarded French Legion of Honor

craasch@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 14:45:00 STLToday.com
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Creve Couer's Ralph Goldsticker Jr., 93, awarded French Legion of Honor

craasch@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 14:45:00 STLToday.com
Flew 35 missions over Europe in World War II  Read Full Story ...

St. Charles County jurors find Webster Groves man guilty of chloroforming, sexually assaulting ex-girlfriend

sweich@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 14:43:00 STLToday.com
ST. CHARLES COUNTY ? A jury has found a Webster Groves man guilty of using chloroform to  knock out his ex-girlfriend, tie her up and sexually assault her. Read Full Story ...

Webster Groves man guilty of sexually assaulting ex after using choroform on her, jury finds

sweich@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 14:43:00 STLToday.com
A jury has found a Webster Groves man guilty of using chloroform to  knock out his ex-girlfriend, tie her up and sexually assault her. Read Full Story ...

Arctic Drilling

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2015-05-22 14:14:47 CagleCartoons

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Teenage driver facing lawsuit

shorrell@edwpub.net(shorrell)
2015-05-22 14:10:00 theintelligencer.com
The former wife of a man struck and killed on the Nature Bike Trail last summer has filed suit against the teen who was alleged to have run him over. Read Full Story ...

Adult dating site investigating possible breach of user data

2015-05-22 14:04:00 STLToday.com
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SIUE Salutes the Nation?s Servicemen and Women and Celebrates Student Veterans

2015-05-22 14:02:00 SIUE.edu

Richard Copple is a veteran of the U.S. Army.This Memorial Day, as the nation remembers those who have sacrificed their lives to protect our freedoms, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville also joins in celebrating all veterans who have given their time and talents for that same purpose.

More than 650 veterans were enrolled at SIUE in academic year 2014-15. With them came a multitude of life experiences that have enhanced the diverse student body at SIUE.

“We are, indeed, most proud of our student veterans contributions, not only to our Nation, but also to our SIUE community,” said Narbeth Emmanuel, vice chancellor for student affairs at SIUE. “In addition to being involved in many of our student organizations, they also add diversity, and enrich the campus experience.”

The University’s Student Veteran’s Association (SVA) connected retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Richard Copple, 39, of Centralia, Ill., and former United States Air Force Airman Shannon Helmig, 36, of Jacksonville, Ill. Both are now senior English majors at SIUE with their own storied histories.

“I served 13 years in the Army,” Copple said. “It was always something I wanted to do. It was sort of tradition for the men in my family.”

After serving all over the world, Copple suffered a gunshot wound during his deployment in Iraq in 2007.

“I was the squad leader,” Copple recalled. “I was putting soldiers on a rooftop for security in a compound, and I made a rookie mistake. I stood up too long, pointing with my hands and arms giving instructions, and was shot in the knee.”

Copple underwent reconstructive surgery in Germany before returning to Fort Carson in Colorado. He says the Army offered him other opportunities, but the staff sergeant was not interested in spending the rest of his life working behind a desk.

After retiring in 2008, he returned to his hometown and later enrolled at SIUE to pursue higher education.

“I decided to take advantage of the benefits the Army offers and go back to school,” Copple said. “Just to let those thousands of dollars not be put to use seemed like a waste. It was daunting to come to campus since I had never attended a university, but it has been an overall positive experience.”

Instead of leading soldiers, Copple now leads other students as the president of the SIUE SVA.

“Veteran’s have a responsibility in their community,” he explained. “As students we have a responsibility to take the lead and take charge whenever we can.

“As a non-commissioned officer you have two priorities: the mission and the men - in that order. With that comes a lot of things, like discipline. You can translate that to anything in the world, whether you’re a student, or cutting grass, or the CEO of a billion dollar corporation. You have to do your job and accomplish your mission.”

Copple advocates for the organization and continuously supports other students and veterans.

Shannon Helmig is a former member of the U.S. Air Force, now a senior at SIUEHelping with the SVA’s mission of support and service is Helmig. As the group’s secretary, she is also a student veteran and leader on campus.

In her former life, Helmig spent time stationed in Guam, building 750-pound bombs for B-52 Bombers. During her six years of service, she completed some of her general education requirements through the Air Force’s community college.

“I learned to think on the fly, make decisions and follow orders,” Helmig said. “I enjoyed my time of service and was honored to do so. I have seen a healthy amount of respect at SIUE for those us who have served our country, and then decided to come to school.”

She now finds a sense of camaraderie through her involvement in the SVA. The group is working to form an orientation program and a mentorship program for student veterans.

“There’s an understanding of another veteran’s background, and what they mean when they say things,” she explained. “The goal of our organization is to support student veterans and their families, keep them informed and help them find any answers they need, and offer socialization.”

Copple and Helmig are just two examples of the thousands of men and women who have served and sacrificed for the United States, who are now pursuing higher education. They can be considered educators themselves as they lead by example.

“Military service is something that not a lot of people do,” said Helmig. “It’s important to remember, especially on Memorial Day, those service members who have given their lives to give us freedom. If not for them, our world would be a completely different place.”

Both Copple and Helmig are slated to graduate from SIUE in spring 2016.

Photos: (Top) Richard Copple, retired U.S. Army staff sergeant (Bottom) Shannon Helmig, former U.S. Air Force airman

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Library ready for summer

2015-05-22 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
As the Zydeco Crawdaddys, whose French Creole music will highlight the kickoff party for the Edwardsville Public Library?s summer reading program, would say: Laissez les bons temps rouler!  Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Monsanto's move on Syngenta could mean move away from glyphosate

2015-05-22 13:32:00 STLToday.com
The Creve Coeur-based seed giant has been moving internally to pivot to a post-glyphosate future for some time Read Full Story ...

Her vision turned a golf course into a place of honor

doneill@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 13:30:00 STLToday.com
Andrea Politte is making Deer Creek USA Golf into a therapeutic place for those who serve. The course does not charge veterans or first-responders greens fees. Read Full Story ...

Banks hope to benefit from high court ruling on discrimination

2015-05-22 13:26:00 STLToday.com
Throwing out 'disparate impact' would make it harder to press anti-discrimination cases Read Full Story ...

St. Louis teen charged after alleged carjacking in St. Charles that ended in crash

sweich@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 13:20:00 STLToday.com
Deontrel L. Moore, 17, is charged with first-degree robbery Read Full Story ...

Missouri History Museum reopens after Lindell Boulevard water main break

2015-05-22 13:15:00 STLToday.com
The library and research center will have regular operating hours. Read Full Story ...

3 EHS students get the call

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2015-05-22 13:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Three Edwardsville High School students were selected to be in the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra this year.   Read Full Story ...

Concert to deliver message

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2015-05-22 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Like many other counties across the United States,  Madison County has seen heroin use become rampant, with 22 people overdosing from the drug last year. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Police chase in Franklin County ends in seizure of drugs, stolen checks, ammo

2015-05-22 12:49:00 STLToday.com
Authorities seized stolen property, suspected drugs and ammunition from vehicle that fled deputies. Read Full Story ...

IRISH FOUR LEAF CLOVER

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2015-05-22 12:36:33 CagleCartoons

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Message therapist faces sexual assault charge

2015-05-22 12:15:00 theintelligencer.com
A massage therapist at an Edwardsville business has been charged with sexually assaulting a 42-year-old woman during a massage last month.  Read Full Story ...

U.S. Steel to file 'several' anti-dumping complaints

2015-05-22 12:11:00 STLToday.com
Steelmaker says it may have to idle more plants because of difficult market conditions Read Full Story ...

Kutan: Euro is part of a political agenda

2015-05-22 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
It is a little known fact that the department of economics and finance in the School of Business at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville provides an economics degree in collaboration with the Col Read Full Story ...

Summer art, photo classes offered

2015-05-22 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Adults are invited to express themselves creatively during summer art and photography classes, which are being offered by Lewis and Clark Community College?s Corporate and Community Learning division. Read Full Story ...

Kick-Off Event Educates Those Impacted by Asthma

2015-05-22 12:01:00 SIUE.edu

Children Learn from SIUE School of Pharmacy studentsFamilies with children who suffer from asthma attended the East St. Louis Asthma Kick-Off event hosted by educators from the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy, in partnership with Harmony Health Plan of Illinois and the City of East St. Louis on Thursday. Celebrated Olympic athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee spoke at the event held in the East St. Louis City Hall Rotunda.

The event served to engage and empower those impacted by asthma. The chronic lung disease is the number one reason children are hospitalized in the St. Louis Metro region.

SIUE School of Nursing student talks to kids about asthmaRhonda Comrie, associate dean of the SIUE School of Nursing and founder of the Southwestern Illinois Asthma Coalition, says helping children manage asthma is important, especially in East St. Louis. She adds that St. Clair County has the highest hospitalization rate in the entire state.

The kickoff is a precursor to the unified group’s asthma camp, scheduled for Saturday, June 27, at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center.

Photos: (Top L-R) Chosia Winters, age 11; Chansalee Winters, age 5; Lajayia Winters, teacher at Avant Elementary School in East St. Louis; Redir Barwari, third-year pharmacy student at SIUE; Kimberly Shubert, second-year pharmacy student at SIUE; and Sarah Lance, second-year pharmacy student at SIUE

(Bottom L-R) Miranda Kolenich, SIUE School of Nursing student; Jeremiah Park, age 10; and Christyanna Carter, age 10, both students at Gordon Bush Elementary     

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Cabaret to present "Xanadu Jr."

2015-05-22 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Cabaret Showcase Productions proudly presents ?Xanadu Jr.? on May 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. at the Alfresco Performing Arts Center, 2041 Delmar Ave. Granite City, IL., 62040.  Tickets are $10 and can be pur Read Full Story ...

11 am news



2 brothers charged with stealing snake from Dardenne Prairie pet store

sweich@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 11:57:00 STLToday.com
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Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email

2015-05-22 11:54:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON  ?   Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facili… Read Full Story ...

Missouri Southern did not know about texts between House Speaker and intern

astuckey@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 11:51:00 STLToday.com
A university spokeswoman says the university learned of the texts from the Kansas City Star report. Read Full Story ...

Winfield woman charged with robbery after tasing security guard, police say

sweich@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 11:46:00 STLToday.com
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Winfield woman charged with robbery after using stun gun security guard, police say

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2015-05-22 11:46:00 STLToday.com
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Bernie: Cards face intriguing decisions

bmiklasz@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 11:05:00 STLToday.com
The Cardinals are off to a terrific start in 2015, but even the best teams have to make difficult judgments on the roster and playing time. Read Full Story ...

Elsberry man, 25, exposed himself to girl, tried to fondle her, police say

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2015-05-22 11:04:00 STLToday.com
Jeremy Wane Preston is charged with two felonies Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Memorial Day and ultimate sacrifice

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2015-05-22 10:49:40 CagleCartoons

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Grads and parents

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2015-05-22 10:36:19 CagleCartoons

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Memorial Day

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2015-05-22 10:30:05 CagleCartoons

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Normandy superintendent says no one fired, but dysfunction being adressed

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2015-05-22 10:00:00 STLToday.com
Superintendent Charles Pearson says the disarray at Normandy High School reflect a weakness in procedures Read Full Story ...

Normandy superintendent says no one fired, but dysfunction being addressed

ecrouch@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 10:00:00 STLToday.com
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9 am news



STEPHANOPOLOUS PUPPET

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ISIS VERMIN

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Watch: St. Louis native explains Okinawa jungle warfare training

2015-05-22 09:30:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis native Pfc. Justin Oates and Cpl. David Knight, assigned to Lima Co., 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, explain the endurance course, a grueling culminating event that builds upon … Read Full Story ...

SIUE?s Summer Showbiz 2015 Opens May 29 with Red Hot and Cole

2015-05-22 09:16:00 SIUE.edu

The production of Red Hot and Cole is a scintillating mixture of biography and song, celebrating the great American songwriter, Cole Porter. The musical opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 29 at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Cole Porter brought style, elegance and sophistication to the stages and soundstages of Broadway and Hollywood, delighting the world with his devilishly clever rhymes, fresh and unexpected melodies, and sassy, sexy sensibility. Red Hot and Cole is a musical champagne tribute to a glittering age gone by, and the man and talent who was Cole Porter.

Red Hot and Cole’s narrative adds an extra dimension – the production imagines all these Broadway and Hollywood parties to be played out before the audience in a cabaret style presentation of song and dance,” said Katherine Slovinski, production director.

While the music and lyrics are Cole Porter’s, the musical itself sprung from the mind of Randy Strawderman, aided by James Bianchi and Muriel McAuley, with the musical concepts and arrangements by Dougee Zeno.

“Musical revue lives in a world of its own.  It’s not quite a musical—it’s not quite vaudeville—it’s not quite melodrama,” said Roger Speidel, scenic designer. “It’s something set apart and unique.”

Other show times include:

Summer ticket prices are $15 and $12 with SIUE students receiving free admission with a valid I.D. To purchase, visit the SIUE Fine Arts Box Office located inside Katherine Dunham Hall on the SIUE campus or charge by phone by calling 618-650-2774.  For more information call the box office or visit the website at SIUE Department of Theater.

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Normandy seniors receive Michael Brown scholarships

ecrouch@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 09:15:00 STLToday.com
The $5,000 scholarships were awarded by the Detroit-based Real Life 101 Foundation.  Read Full Story ...

SIUE Alum Named Economic Development and Market Brand Director of Godfrey

2015-05-22 09:06:00 SIUE.edu

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alum William Catalano will lead the growth and development efforts in Godfrey. Catalano will serve as the economic development and market brand director, a newly created position.

Catalano earned a bachelor’s in economics and political science from SIUE in 2006. He achieved his master’s in economics and finance from the University’s School of Business in 2010.

An article detailing Catalano’s new role is posted on riverbender.com.

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8 am news



SIUE?s Lubsch Appointed President-Elect of Pharmacy Advocacy Group

2015-05-22 08:46:00 SIUE.edu

Lisa Lubsch, clinical associate professor in the SIUE School of PharmacyLisa Lubsch, clinical associate professor in the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy, has been appointed president-elect of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG).

PPAG’s membership spans 50 states and 20 foreign countries, and is the primary resource for pediatric medication therapy in children. PPAG develops educational programs for practitioners and families to influence the safe and effective use of medications in children.  

"I'm excited and honored," Lubsch said. "This is an incredibly passionate group of major players in pediatric pharmacy. To be among them in this capacity is truly humbling."   

Lubsch has been an active PPAG member for more than 10 years serving on the advocacy and education committees and board of directors. She will now hold the position of president-elect until being appointed president in spring 2016. 

Of her work with the organization, she is most proud of establishing the PPAG-University, which houses the Pediatric PharmPrep Advanced Guide, an online resource for Board Certification in Pediatric Pharmacy. 

"I love pediatric pharmacy," Lubsch said. "Not a week goes by where I don’t feel I have made a difference in a child’s life, improved the path of a pharmacy student, or gotten a chance to connect with colleagues from all over the country. The PPAG is one reason all of these rewarding pieces of my job are possible.”

Photo: Lisa Lubsch, clinical associate professor in the SIUE School of Pharmacy

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SIUE Sports Information Director Honored with 25-Year Award

2015-05-22 08:43:00 SIUE.edu

Eric Hess, sports information director at SIUESouthern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Sports Information Director Eric Hess has been saluted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for his long-time commitment to SIUE. The organization presented Hess with a 25-Year Award.

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EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

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De Soto mom who crashed car had heroin syringe in arm, toddler in back seat

kbell@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 08:23:00 STLToday.com
A paramedic gave Mandy Schlef, 33, a shot of naloxone to reverse the heroin overdose. Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Missouri History Museum will open late because of water main break

2015-05-22 07:53:00 STLToday.com
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Missouri History Museum to open late because of water main break

2015-05-22 07:53:00 STLToday.com
The library and research center will have regular operating hours. Read Full Story ...

Hillary Clinton smiles and waves

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On Memorial Day The Pen is Mighty Grateful

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2015-05-22 07:39:31 CagleCartoons

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Massachusetts man pleads not guilty of trying to kill daughter with drain cleaner

2015-05-22 07:04:00 STLToday.com
Surgeons believe someone injected a corrosive into the girl's pre-existing medical tube.  Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Woman found shot to death inside car in St. Louis

2015-05-22 06:40:00 STLToday.com
Authorities were working to identify the victim. Read Full Story ...

Ferguson woman shot to death in car, 2 kids unhurt

2015-05-22 06:40:00 STLToday.com
A male passenger, who was father of the two young children, said he had been asleep in the car when the shots were fired. Read Full Story ...

Iraqi Army

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2015-05-22 06:21:32 CagleCartoons

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FIFA corruption

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2015-05-22 06:19:20 CagleCartoons

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Blatter and FIFA

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2015-05-22 06:18:06 CagleCartoons

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In Year of the Sheep, Lantern Festival returns to Botanical Garden

jhenderson@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 06:15:00 STLToday.com
Dragon horses, porcelain elephants and silk pandas are part of translucent show Read Full Story ...

Ex-con who worked for wealthy Washington family arrested in their deaths

2015-05-22 06:00:00 STLToday.com
He is suspected in the deaths of a couple, their 10-year-old son and their housekeeper, whose bodies were found after a fire in their mansion.  Read Full Story ...

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EU SUMMIT IN RIGA

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2015-05-22 04:50:12 CagleCartoons

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Senior pranks: all in good fun ? until 35-year-old trees are destroyed

sdeere@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 00:30:00 STLToday.com
Seniors in Wentzville may face felony charges for uprooting trees that have stood in the school atrium for decades. Read Full Story ...

Missouri boosts its commitment to startup investing

dnicklaus@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 00:18:00 STLToday.com
State fund has $15.86 million to invest next year Read Full Story ...

Ameren Illinois customers could pay for Exelon's nuclear plants

jbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Illinois energy package could be negotiated this fall Read Full Story ...

Ameren and Franklin County join to block legal challenges to coal ash landfill

jbarker@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Proposed zoning code change seen as an effort to derail environmentalists' lawsuits. Read Full Story ...

Ascension to raise pay to 'socially just' minimum wage

sliss@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 00:01:00 STLToday.com
About 10,000 employees are set to benefit from the pay bump. Read Full Story ...

Missouri group looks to fill void in health plan review

jshapiro@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Consumers Council of Missouri will lead the effort with financial backing from the Missouri Foundation for Health Read Full Story ...

Bill Guerri dies at 94; lawyer who insisted his firm help the poor for free

msorkin@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 00:00:00 STLToday.com
He led what now is Thompson Coburn for 20 years. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: The man from Candy Cane Lane

bmcclellan@post-dispatch.com
2015-05-22 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Retired police employee charged with child sexual assault.  Read Full Story ...



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