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George intends to keep contributing to church life

2014-09-20 10:32:00

Cardinal Francis George said Saturday he intends to continue to contribute to the public life of the church after his successor takes over as head of the Archdiocese of Chicago…

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Interstate 255 work befuddles Illinois commuters

2014-09-20 10:30:00
Metro East commuters have watched and waited for work to wrap up behind orange-and-white barricades that restrict the stretch of Interstate 255 between Interstate 270 and Horseshoe Lake Road. Read Full Story ...

Man sentenced in fatal Godfrey car crash
2014-09-20 10:20:00
Despite a fervent apology and a string of explanations for the judge, Jacob Fickle was sentenced to eight years in prison for driving an SUV through his neighbor's living room and killing 73-year-old Read Full Story ...

Journal aims to stoke interest in Midwest history

2014-09-20 10:17:00

When a group of historians gathered last spring in Omaha to discuss the revival of teaching Middle America's history, among their plans had been to start an online Midwest history…

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SIUE grad joins Edwardsville Police force
2014-09-20 10:15:00
The Edwardsville Police Department welcomed one of its newest police officers at a recent Public Safety meeting and, by all accounts, he will be a strong addition to the department. Read Full Story ...

Kostyshock fills vacancy
2014-09-20 10:10:00
With Trustee Ed Kostyshock serving as mayor pro tem, the Maryville Village Board made quick work of Wednesday?s agenda, wrapping up its meeting in 22 minutes. Read Full Story ...

Cupich: Pope sending a bishop, not a message

2014-09-20 10:07:00

The bishop chosen by Pope Francis to be the new head of the Archdiocese of Chicago said Saturday that people should not read too much into the decision about the…

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Local designer goes national
2014-09-20 10:05:00
Vivi, the children?s wear line launched by 2003 Edwardsville High School graduate Claire Thomas-Morgan back in March, has been chosen as one of the finalists in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made A Read Full Story ...

Fall fun planned across the Land of Lincoln

2014-09-20 10:00:00
Festivals and fun are planned this fall throughout Illinois. Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Catholics in Chicago await successor announcement

2014-09-20 09:23:00

Catholics in Chicago are anticipating Saturday's announcement from the archdiocese that a successor to Cardinal Francis George has been chosen.

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Renni Shuter dies; her love of houses led her to fix up and integrate the West End

2014-09-20 09:00:00
She was elected to the School Board on a "do-gooder" slate. Read Full Story ...

8 am news

Metro reaches tentative deal with union

2014-09-20 08:52:25
Metro has reached a tentative deal with its drivers? union. Read Full Story ...

Friday night lights: High school scores

2014-09-20 08:47:00

Here are the Friday night high school scores:

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Lawmaker wants pumpkin to be official Illinois pie

2014-09-20 08:42:00

Pumpkins are big business in Illinois. A state lawmaker has a sweet idea for making sure people know it: he wants to make pumpkin pie the official state pie.

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KMOV a proud partner of Budweiser Taste of St. Louis

2014-09-20 08:33:37
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Scotland Spanking (Marian Kemensky)
2014-09-20 08:24:08 CagleCartoons

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Alibaba (Marian Kemensky)
2014-09-20 08:21:23 CagleCartoons

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Referendum of Scotland and the Queen (Marian Kemensky)
2014-09-20 08:20:12 CagleCartoons

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7 am news

The art of not helping: Let children do their own homework

2014-09-20 07:00:00
Research shows that most of the time, parents helping with homework doesn't help the student in the long run.  Read Full Story ...

6 am news

FedEx to hire about 300 new workers in St. Louis area

2014-09-20 06:45:27
Hundreds of jobs are coming to the St. Louis area in the next few months. Read Full Story ...

Pope names moderate Bishop Cupich to lead Chicago, replacing conservative George

2014-09-20 06:06:00
Cupich has called for a "return to civility" in conversations on divisive social issues. Francis has said he wants to focus more on mercy and compassion and less on hot-button social issues. Read Full Story ...

Historian Lawrence Wright details Camp David peace talks

2014-09-20 06:00:00
In "Thirteen Days In September," author paints vivid portraits of Carter, Sadat and Begin. Read Full Story ...

No point in calling AAA in thoughtful novel about dystopian world

2014-09-20 06:00:00
If the idea of a novel focused on what?s left of the world after an apocalyptic flu strain kills 99 percent of the population scares you, get some backbone and pick up ?Station Eleven.? Read Full Story ...

Film forecast from Toronto: Cloudy skies with occasional sunshine

2014-09-20 06:00:00
The world's biggest film festival is struggling with change. Read Full Story ...

5 am news

Shakespeare Festival announces 2015 show

2014-09-20 05:00:00
Director Mike Donahue, who grew up in St. Louis, will make his festival debut with "Antony and Cleopatra." Read Full Story ...

4 am news

Film forecast from Toronto: Cloudy skies with a few sunny spots

2014-09-20 04:30:00
The world's biggest film festival is struggling with change. Read Full Story ...

White House fence-jumper puts Secret Service under scrutiny again

2014-09-20 04:01:00
President  Obama and his daughters had just departed the White House on when an intruder scaled the north fence, darted across the lawn and into the presidential residence Read Full Story ...

3 am news

Ornate box turtles hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo

2014-09-20 03:42:00

Nearly a dozen ornate box turtles have hatched at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo.

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Iowa man charged in alleged road rage in Illinois

2014-09-20 03:08:00

An Iowa man faces multiple aggravated battery charges in Illinois for allegedly stabbing someone in an act of road rage in suburban Chicago, the Lake County sheriff's office announced Friday.

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Northwestern gets grant to prevent sexual assaults

2014-09-20 03:08:00

Northwestern University in Evanston has been awarded a grant to help prevent sexual assaults on campus, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin's office announced Friday.

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3 former county workers accused of stealing funds

2014-09-20 03:02:00

Three former employees of southern Illinois' Williamson County have been charged in connection with the disappearance of thousands of dollars from the circuit clerk's office, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's…

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1 am news

High Ridge farm has everything from upscale kitchen to llamas

2014-09-20 01:30:00
Oh, and there's a donkey has free roam of the house. Check out the video of that. Read Full Story ...

A member of the Jesse White Tumbling team killed

2014-09-20 01:02:00

A teenager shot to death as he walked along a North Side Chicago street was identified Friday as a member of the Jesse White Tumbling Team.

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12 am news

Sherpa: Give us transparency or give us, well, you know

2014-09-20 00:15:00
Latest buzzword is often undermined by less-than-noble intentions. Read Full Story ...

Many church choirs are dying. Here?s why

2014-09-20 00:15:00
James Merritt spent years as senior pastor of an Atlanta-area megachurch that featured a mighty choir. Then he changed his tune. Read Full Story ...

Dental benefits for Missouri's low-income adults still on hold

2014-09-20 00:15:00
Lawmakers approved the Medicaid expansion in May, but Gov. Jay Nixon is withholding the funds. Read Full Story ...

Bike St. Louis to add 100 miles of new or upgraded routes

2014-09-20 00:00:00
After the expansion, the city will have 135 miles total of street routes. Read Full Story ...

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