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11 pm news

Trump's Rhetoric

GaryMcCoy@cagleblog.com (Gary McCoy)
2016-05-23 23:47:18 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis police start smartphone app as link to public

2016-05-23 23:00:00 STLToday.com
The Missouri Highway Patrol did the same thing last week. Read Full Story ...

10 pm news



Sewer main break near Jamestown Mall forces sewage overflow into Coldwater Creek

2016-05-23 22:48:00 STLToday.com
The break was discovered Monday night. Read Full Story ...

Blues fold against Sharks, fall behind 3-2 in series

2016-05-23 22:00:00 STLToday.com
Pavelski scored twice to give the Sharks the lead and they held on to win 6-3. Read Full Story ...

8 pm news



University City council picks mayor pro tem over objections of some residents

2016-05-23 20:50:00 STLToday.com
L. Michael Glickert, who is facing an assault charge for allegedly shoving a resident, won the post with a 3-2 vote. Read Full Story ...

Adams' two-run homer ties game in seventh

2016-05-23 20:45:00 STLToday.com
Grichuk not concerned about recent back issue Read Full Story ...

Grichuk's walk-off homer lifts Cardinals over Cubs 4-3

2016-05-23 20:45:00 STLToday.com
Grichuk not concerned about recent back issue Read Full Story ...

Blues fold against San Jose, fall behind 3-2 in series

2016-05-23 20:30:00 STLToday.com
Pavelski scored twice to give the Sharks the lead and they held on Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



NRA Trump

MiltPriggee@cagleblog.com (Milt Priggee)
2016-05-23 19:23:34 CagleCartoons

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6 pm news



Driver flees scene after crash that killed motorcyclist in St. Louis

2016-05-23 18:28:00 STLToday.com
The 25-year-old driver of the car that hit the motorcycle fled and is wanted, police said. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis Community College looking to fill board vacancy

2016-05-23 18:19:00 STLToday.com
Board member Candace Gardner resigned May 19, a month after her election. Read Full Story ...

Cubs grab early 2-1 lead against Cardinals

2016-05-23 18:11:00 STLToday.com
Grichuk not concerned about recent back issue Read Full Story ...

Bayer's Monsanto bid resurrects memories of A-B sale

2016-05-23 18:10:00 STLToday.com
Loss of headquarters could mean less influence, fewer jobs Read Full Story ...

Foresight reaches tentative deal with bondholders

2016-05-23 18:04:00 STLToday.com
The agreement is contingent on a larger restructuring plan but is the second major group of creditors the St. Louis coal miner says it has come to terms with. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Illinois election board questions automatic voter registration

2016-05-23 17:50:00 STLToday.com
Election board officials say their concern is logistics, pointing out that there's no program set up for the initial September update. Read Full Story ...

Idiocracy

PatBagley@cagleblog.com (Pat Bagley)
2016-05-23 17:37:45 CagleCartoons

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Disneyland for Vets

NateBeeler@cagleblog.com (Nate Beeler)
2016-05-23 17:26:13 CagleCartoons

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Nixon sets voter ID question for November ballot

2016-05-23 17:11:00 STLToday.com
The Democratic governor is opposed to the idea, but he had no say in the ballot question other than setting the date Read Full Story ...

SLU part-time faculty vote to join union

2016-05-23 17:08:00 STLToday.com
The vote at SLU follows similar votes taken recently at Washington University and St. Louis Community College. Read Full Story ...

SLU part-time faculty vote to form union

2016-05-23 17:08:00 STLToday.com
The vote at SLU follows similar votes taken recently at Washington University and St. Louis Community College. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



SIUE Athletics Completes 20 Straight Semesters of 3.0 GPA

2016-05-23 16:50:00 SIUE.edu

SIUE VB Team 2015Academic and athletic excellence continue to go hand in hand for SIUE Athletics as its student-athletes have now achieved 20 consecutive semesters with a 3.0 grade point average.

Completing its 10th straight year of department-wide grade point averages of better than 3.0, SIUE Athletics completed the spring 2016 semester with a 3.252 GPA.

“This is an incredible feat that is rarely duplicated anywhere in the country,” said SIUE Director of Athletics Dr. Brad Hewitt.

A total of 98 student-athletes (41 percent) across SIUE Intercollegiate Athletics were named to the Dean’s List with a GPA of 3.5 or better. More than 70.7 percent of SIUE student-athletes finished the spring semester with a 3.0 GPA or better.

“It’s always the reflection of the institution’s commitment to supporting intercollegiate athletics and its academic endeavors,” said Hewitt. “It is a reflection of our entire staff, specifically our head coaches for recruiting quality student-athletes committed to getting degrees and being successful.”

The SIUE volleyball team completed the spring semester with the highest GPA by an individual team, completing the term with a 3.64 GPA. Twelve other programs also finished the semester with a GPA of 3.0 or better: women’s cross country (3.61), softball (3.57), men’s tennis (3.54), women’s golf (3.54), men's cross country (3.46), women’s tennis (3.36), women’s track and field (3.37), men's track and field (3.37), men’s golf (3.28), men’s soccer (3.27), women’s soccer (3.12) and baseball (3.06).

“Without our academic support services, we would not be able to achieve this,” noted Hewitt. "(Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Services) Jaci DeClue and her staff should be publicly recognized and appreciated by everybody at this institution, because it is an exceptional, positive branding effect for SIUE and a tremendous recruiting tool.”

For the academic year, SIUE Intercollegiate Athletics finished with their two highest GPAs by semester. The fall 2015 semester set a record with a 3.258 GPA. The spring semester was the second highest ever at 3.252.

Photo: The SIUE 2015 volleyball team.

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From Vietnam

JeffKoterba@cagleblog.com (Jeff Koterba)
2016-05-23 16:36:01 CagleCartoons

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Sheriff's Office seeking stolen vehicle, suspects

2016-05-23 16:20:00 theintelligencer.com
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3 pm news



Diaz holds firm to No. 2 spot in the order

2016-05-23 15:11:00 STLToday.com
The first-base baton will be handed to Brandon Moss on Monday night when the Cardinals open a three-game series against the Cubs at Busch Stadium. Read Full Story ...

Grichuk not concerned about recent back issue

2016-05-23 15:11:00 STLToday.com
Diaz continues to hit second Read Full Story ...

2 pm news



Stray Rescue, founder Randy Grim sued for sex discrimination

2016-05-23 14:45:00 STLToday.com
Former executive director alleges retaliation, breach of contract, and hostile work environment Read Full Story ...

St. Louis Blues plan ice complex in Maryland Heights

2016-05-23 14:30:00 STLToday.com
The site is next to Creve Coeur Lake park Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man killed in Sunday night hit-and-run

2016-05-23 14:30:00 STLToday.com
The crash occurred at South Jefferson and Chouteau avenues about 11:37 p.m. Thomas Gibson, 39, of the 2300 block of Rutger Street was pronounced deceased at the scene. Read Full Story ...

BUSTED

BillDay@cagleblog.com (Bill Day)
2016-05-23 14:13:53 CagleCartoons

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Could 'Nashville' return? Should it?

2016-05-23 14:13:00 STLToday.com
Studio asks fans to tweet their support. Read Full Story ...

Hair of the dog

JoeHeller@cagleblog.com (Joe Heller)
2016-05-23 14:05:05 CagleCartoons

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Former St. Charles County police officer receives suspended sentence, probation

2016-05-23 14:00:00 STLToday.com
Authorities set up a 'bait car" after receiving a tip that the officer might have been stealing while on the job. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Prince heirs

DaveGranlund@cagleblog.com (Dave Granlund)
2016-05-23 13:57:04 CagleCartoons

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New Nutrition Labels

BobEnglehart@cagleblog.com (Bob Englehart)
2016-05-23 13:50:14 CagleCartoons

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St. Louis picked to host 2017 space convention

2016-05-23 13:30:00 STLToday.com
Also, National Space Society names STL group as best local chapter Read Full Story ...

VA Secretary says pay, politics, a problem in filling long-vacant St. Louis medical center top job

2016-05-23 13:15:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON ? The secretary of Veterans Affairs said Monday that the VA is ?close? to filling the long-vacant position as head of the St. Louis VA, but cautioned that pay and politics could again thwart efforts to fill the job. Read Full Story ...

Eureka wins July 4 celebration in TV contest

2016-05-23 13:14:00 STLToday.com
Town was chosen in Destination America's "Red, White and You" competition. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Graduation

BobEnglehart@cagleblog.com (Bob Englehart)
2016-05-23 12:56:56 CagleCartoons

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How would Bayer-Monsanto affect workers, farmers, investors?

2016-05-23 12:50:00 STLToday.com
If the deal goes through, the head office for the combined seed business will remain in the St. Louis area, but some jobs will be lost Read Full Story ...

Iron Barley hosting eight annual Memorial Day BBQ

2016-05-23 12:30:00 STLToday.com
Pork smoked, street closed, beer poured to help Lift For Life Gym Read Full Story ...

Motorcyclist ran stop sign before fatal crash

2016-05-23 12:30:00 STLToday.com
Other driver in collision at Lee Avenue and Grove Street fled the scene. Read Full Story ...

Triplets' father, in prison for killing wife, now charged in case that could block book deal

2016-05-23 12:10:00 STLToday.com
James Clay Waller, of Cape Girardeau, could face life term if convicted of new charge related to the killing. Read Full Story ...

District 7's ?Ready, Set, Read? raises over $12,000 for A Better Place to Play

2016-05-23 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
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Cape Girardeau father of triplets who killed wife now charged in federal case that could block his book deal

2016-05-23 12:00:00 STLToday.com
James Clay Waller, of Cape Girardeau, could face life term if convicted of new charge related to the killing. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



580 receive diplomas during EHS graduation

2016-05-23 11:49:00 theintelligencer.com
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Maryville's fire insurance rating drops

jsommerhof@edwpub.net(jsommerhof)
2016-05-23 11:47:00 theintelligencer.com
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Blues not saying whether Backes, Fabbri will play in Game 5

2016-05-23 11:45:00 STLToday.com
But the Blues are not saying whether they'll play in Game 5 Read Full Story ...

State prepares to update licenses

jsommerhof@edwpub.net(jsommerhof)
2016-05-23 11:38:00 theintelligencer.com
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Catrinas and Dewey's pizza prowl winners

mkamp@edwpub.net(mkamp)
2016-05-23 11:33:00 theintelligencer.com
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Hillary and Bill Can Fix The Economy

RJMatson@cagleblog.com (RJ Matson)
2016-05-23 11:23:11 CagleCartoons

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Couple found dead in house fire with baby girl had been shot, St. Louis police say

2016-05-23 11:15:00 STLToday.com
Police are investigating the case as a homicide. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis couple fatally shot before someone set fire that also killed baby girl

2016-05-23 11:15:00 STLToday.com
Police are investigating the case as a homicide. Read Full Story ...

7 shows for our radar this week (May 23-29)

2016-05-23 11:00:00 STLToday.com
First week of summer TV is heavy on unscripted shows. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Lawyer will seek bail for St. Louis ex-cop accused of murder

2016-05-23 10:45:00 STLToday.com
Earliest bail hearing for Jason Stockley would be May 31. Read Full Story ...

O'Fallon, Mo., woman slain on Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis; her baby girl found unharmed

2016-05-23 10:45:00 STLToday.com
Woman's baby was dropped off unharmed later; shooter is still at large Read Full Story ...

Woman slain in downtown St. Louis carjacking; baby girl thrown out of car but unhurt

2016-05-23 10:45:00 STLToday.com
Attack occurred on Washington Avenue near 11th Street at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Read Full Story ...

free will

ArendVanDam@cagleblog.com (Arend Van Dam)
2016-05-23 10:36:49 CagleCartoons

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tobacco investments

ArendVanDam@cagleblog.com (Arend Van Dam)
2016-05-23 10:34:09 CagleCartoons

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Hochman: St. Louis Olympian Sauerbrunn inspires girls

2016-05-23 10:29:00 STLToday.com
Ladue High School grad is part of "Team Budweiser." Read Full Story ...

Officer acquitted on all charges in Freddie Gray case

2016-05-23 10:22:00 STLToday.com
BALTIMORE ? A Baltimore officer was acquitted Monday of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a significant blow in their attempt to hold police accountable for the young black man's death from injuries he? Read Full Story ...

Erdogan and humor

PatrickChappatte@cagleblog.com (Patrick Chappatte)
2016-05-23 10:21:17 CagleCartoons

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Uber is testing self driving cars

PatrickChappatte@cagleblog.com (Patrick Chappatte)
2016-05-23 10:20:14 CagleCartoons

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Gunman shot Franklin County motorcyclist who belonged to club he didn't like, police say

2016-05-23 10:19:00 STLToday.com
Police on Monday were seeking warrants for assault. Read Full Story ...

Bernie Hillary and Trump

PatrickChappatte@cagleblog.com (Patrick Chappatte)
2016-05-23 10:18:53 CagleCartoons

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Federal domestic violence charge against Missouri man will block murder book profits, feds say

2016-05-23 10:17:00 STLToday.com
James Clay Waller, wrote ?'If You Take My Kids, I'll Kill You!': The Public Confession of Missouri's Most Notorious Wife Killers(sic)," an indictment says. Read Full Story ...

Mysterious letter to Maine parents references son's 1977 disappearance

2016-05-23 10:12:00 STLToday.com
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North Korean Education

PatrickChappatte@cagleblog.com (Patrick Chappatte)
2016-05-23 10:09:41 CagleCartoons

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9 am news



Updating Illinois IDs won't cost more state money

2016-05-23 09:35:00 STLToday.com
The state has until 2018 to meet tougher federal security guidelines. Read Full Story ...

Updating Illinois IDs won't cost require more state money

2016-05-23 09:30:00 STLToday.com
The state has until 2018 to meet tougher federal security guidelines. Read Full Story ...

Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white jury

2016-05-23 09:22:00 STLToday.com
Prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury in the trial of a black man charged with killing a white woman, the court ruled. Read Full Story ...

Taliban Chief Targeted by Drone Strike in Pakistan

SabirNazar@cagleblog.com (Sabir Nazar)
2016-05-23 09:05:02 CagleCartoons

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8 am news



Tom Brady to appeal 'Deflatgate' suspension again

2016-05-23 08:49:00 STLToday.com
The case could eventually wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read Full Story ...

Memorial Day

JoeHeller@cagleblog.com (Joe Heller)
2016-05-23 08:24:25 CagleCartoons

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7 am news



LOCAL NC HB2 and Itzhak Perlman

JohnCole@cagleblog.com (John Cole)
2016-05-23 07:01:23 CagleCartoons

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6 am news



Tribune rejects Gannett's latest offer, gets $70.5 million investment

2016-05-23 06:45:00 STLToday.com
Chicago-based publisher says offer isn't in the best interest of shareholders Read Full Story ...

Tribune rejects second Gannett bid; sets the stage for talks

2016-05-23 06:45:00 STLToday.com
Chicago-based publisher says offer isn't in the best interest of shareholders Read Full Story ...

World's first surviving septuplets graduate high school in Iowa

2016-05-23 06:20:00 STLToday.com
CARLISLE, Iowa ? The world's first surviving septuplets have graduated from their Iowa high school. Read Full Story ...

4 am news



How to deal with hail damage to your home or vehicle

2016-05-23 04:00:00 STLToday.com
Advice for insurance claims, finding contractors and avoiding rip-offs Read Full Story ...

2 am news



US forces in Japan

Luojie@cagleblog.com (Luojie)
2016-05-23 02:05:57 CagleCartoons

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12 am news



At home: Couple finds nature, harmony in Creve Coeur home

2016-05-23 00:45:00 STLToday.com
Harris Armstrong was acknowledged as the pre-eminent leader of modern architecture in St. Louis before World War II, and his work blossomed after the war. Read Full Story ...

The Airport Game

YaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
2016-05-23 00:39:59 CagleCartoons

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Washington University planning to usher in new era of scientific discovery

2016-05-23 00:15:00 STLToday.com
University leaders have not yet announced plans for future parts of what they described as a multi-phase project. Read Full Story ...

1 dead in second fatal hit-and-run of the day in St. Louis

2016-05-23 00:08:00 STLToday.com
Police had no details on how the crash occurred and did not provide a description of the vehicle. Read Full Story ...

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