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12 pm news
Illinois corn acreage projected to decline in 20152015-04-01 12:41:00 BND.com
The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects Illinois farmers to plant fewer acres of corn in 2015 as a nationwide price slump continues.Read Full Story ...
Martinez strikes out side to start vs. Mets2015-04-01 12:32:00 STLToday.com
Diehl proposes changes to handling Missouri traffic fines2015-04-01 12:26:00 BND.com
Missouri's Republican House speaker is proposing a number of changes to how traffic violations are handled to address concerns raised by the fatal police shooting in Ferguson.Read Full Story ...
MSCC announces schedule of events for April2015-04-01 12:15:00 theintelligencer.com
IWO will host guest speaker at meeting2015-04-01 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
Athlete of the week: Korrion Session is aiming high again for Cahokia track team2015-04-01 12:06:00 BND.com
Like father, like son: Cahokia High School senior track and field star Korrion Session has inherited the athletic ability of his father, former East St. Louis track and field great…Read Full Story ...
Girls introduced to engineering2015-04-01 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
No one seems to want Illinois' state planes2015-04-01 12:03:00 STLToday.com
11 am news
Time for some financial spring cleaning2015-04-01 11:53:00 theintelligencer.com
Lynn will start home opener at Busch2015-04-01 11:53:00 STLToday.com
Mo. Transportation Department picks interim director2015-04-01 11:53:00 STLToday.com
Liability coverage offers comfort2015-04-01 11:52:00 theintelligencer.com
Missouri House speaker offers municipal court reforms2015-04-01 11:27:00 STLToday.com
Municipal court reforms include no new charges for missing court date, Missouri speaker says2015-04-01 11:27:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis County pulls taxpayers from NFL stadium financing2015-04-01 11:26:00 BND.com
St. Louis County taxpayers will not be asked to help pay for a new NFL stadium on the downtown riverfront.Read Full Story ...
Illinois sees lack of bids in online auction of state planes2015-04-01 11:21:00 BND.com
An auction of half of Illinois' fleet of airplanes has had trouble getting off the ground.Read Full Story ...
Pittsburgh diocese eliminating fees for marriage annulments2015-04-01 11:12:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis shooting victim admits he lied, shot himself, police say2015-04-01 11:11:00 STLToday.com
10 am news
US gives threatened status to northern long-eared bat2015-04-01 10:37:00 BND.com
The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas…Read Full Story ...
Illinois has approved 2,000 medical marijuana patients2015-04-01 10:26:00 BND.com
Illinois approved about 400 new patient applications for medical marijuana during March, bringing the total to 2,000 patients with complete paperwork.Read Full Story ...
Need medical marijuana? 2,000 Illinois residents say they do2015-04-01 10:04:00 STLToday.com
Former Missouri mail carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail2015-04-01 10:01:00 BND.com
An Arizona woman has admitted that she stole mail while working as a substitute carrier in southwest Missouri.Read Full Story ...
9 am news
6-year-old's fast action saves man from burning home2015-04-01 09:56:00 BND.com
A 6-year-old eastern Missouri girl is being called a hero for helping to save the life of a neighbor after his home caught fire.Read Full Story ...
Grandmother attacked with knife with 3-year-old in car2015-04-01 09:41:00 BND.com
St. Louis police are searching for the women who stabbed a 40-year-old grandmother and stole her car, with the victim's 3-year-old grandson still inside.Read Full Story ...
Incentive could cost Poplar Bluff taxpayers $40,0002015-04-01 09:31:00 BND.com
Taxpayers in the southeast Missouri town of Poplar Bluff could pay more than $40,000 for a $1,400 contribution to a civic organization.Read Full Story ...
Substitute Missouri mail carrier admits stealing gift cards, cash from mail2015-04-01 09:25:00 STLToday.com
8 am news
Ask Metro about security on trains and buses, its new app and more2015-04-01 08:59:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis health director resigns2015-04-01 08:56:00 BND.com
St. Louis health director Pam Walker is leaving her job after eight years.Read Full Story ...
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Naked woman found dead amid brush in Brooklyn had been shot, police say2015-04-01 08:00:00 STLToday.com
7 am news
Man gets 10 years in prison in attack of monk2015-04-01 07:48:00 BND.com
A 19-year-old St. Louis County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for attacking an elderly monk.Read Full Story ...
Inmate overpowers guard, escapes from eastern Illinois jail2015-04-01 07:38:00 BND.com
A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing has escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, uniform and SUV.Read Full Story ...
McCaskill: Missouir's political suicides should prompt backlash against nasty politics2015-04-01 07:30:00 STLToday.com
McCaskill: Missouri's political suicides should prompt backlash against nasty politics2015-04-01 07:30:00 STLToday.com
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Three California women caught in Missouri stealing baby formula2015-04-01 07:15:00 STLToday.com
4 Joliet teens face child porn charges after posting video2015-04-01 07:08:00 BND.com
Four northeastern Illinois teenagers face child pornography charges after posting a video of themselves having a sexual encounter.Read Full Story ...
Former police officer pleads guilty to attempted stealing2015-04-01 07:03:00 BND.com
A former police officer in a small northwest Missouri town admits that he took money several times from an evidence room.Read Full Story ...
Free iced coffee today at Dunkin' Donuts, plus win a $25 gift card2015-04-01 07:00:00 STLToday.com
6 am news
3 California woman charged with stealing baby formula2015-04-01 06:58:00 BND.com
Three California women are jailed after being charged with steal baby formula in Jefferson City and trying to steal more in Moberly.Read Full Story ...
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Man killed by NSA police had lengthy record2015-04-01 06:30:00 STLToday.com
H&R Block eliminates about 90 jobs, mostly in Kansas City2015-04-01 06:23:00 BND.com
H&R Block says it is eliminating about 90 jobs, mostly at its Kansas City headquarters.Read Full Story ...
Two St. Louisans, 2 tasks: Making her own wedding cake and showing off Scottish food2015-04-01 06:00:00 STLToday.com
Man's body discovered in St. Joseph pond2015-04-01 06:00:00 STLToday.com
2 St. Louisans, 2 tasks: Making her own wedding cake and showing off Scottish food2015-04-01 06:00:00 STLToday.com
Man's body discovered in St. Joseph, Mo., after kids fishing in pond snag clothing2015-04-01 06:00:00 STLToday.com
4 am news
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Historic designation sought for Murphysboro courthouse2015-04-01 04:48:00 BND.com
Continued repairs to an aging southern Illinois courthouse have some elected leaders hoping for a federal historic designation that could make it easier to pay for the building's preservation.Read Full Story ...
Man, 76, dies after being run over by wife2015-04-01 04:33:00 BND.com
Madison County authorities say an investigation is ongoing into the death of a 76-year-old man believed to have collapsed in his driveway before being run over by his wife.Read Full Story ...
Crowd gathers to mourn 2 killed near downtown St. Louis2015-04-01 04:33:00 BND.com
Several dozens of people have gathered to mourn two people who were killed while riding in a car near downtown St. Louis.Read Full Story ...
Jim Thome to be inducted into Peoria hall of fame2015-04-01 04:23:00 BND.com
It's not quite the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, but Jim Thome (TOH'-mayz) says his induction into a central Illinois equivalent is still highly meaningful for him and his…Read Full Story ...
Elgin man gets 37 years in prison in sexual assault of child2015-04-01 04:23:00 BND.com
An Elgin man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child he knew.Read Full Story ...
EXCHANGE: Business offers puzzle rooms for team-building2015-04-01 04:13:00 BND.com
After 45 minutes locked in together, Team Pens to Lens knows time is running out. The six young adults from Champaign agree: they need help.Read Full Story ...
Missouri House OKs excluding mandatory tips from sales tax2015-04-01 04:13:00 BND.com
Restaurant owners say the Department of Revenue has been trying to collect sales tax on mandatory tips for large groups of diners.Read Full Story ...
Trinity Test site opening to face protest from residents2015-04-01 04:13:00 BND.com
Seven decades after an atomic bomb helped end World War II, families in New Mexico's Tularosa Basin want tourists to know nearby residents later suffered from health problems.Read Full Story ...
Missouri House moves bill to expand beer growlers forward2015-04-01 04:08:00 BND.com
The Missouri House has advanced a bill that would allow sales of beer growlers in grocery and convenience stores.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
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Walgreens helping Shedd Aquarium cut pharmaceutical waste2015-04-01 03:48:00 BND.com
A partnership with Walgreens is reducing pharmaceutical waste at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. At the same time, it's ensuring veterinarians can quickly get everything from drops to settle a baby sea…Read Full Story ...
Naked woman found dead in brush near Brooklyn strip clubs2015-04-01 03:18:00 BND.com
Authorities are seeking the public's help identifying a woman found dead with apparent gunshot wounds near strip clubs not far from the Illinois-Missouri border.Read Full Story ...
'Body by Jake' founder bringing fitness campaign to state2015-04-01 03:08:00 BND.com
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is partnering with a national fitness icon to help combat childhood obesity in the elementary and middle schools.Read Full Story ...
U of Illinois pushes to finish budget-cuts plan2015-04-01 03:08:00 BND.com
University of Illinois administrators are pushing to finish a plan by next month to deal with the 31.5 percent cut Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed in state funding for universities.Read Full Story ...
2 am news
A look at microbrewery laws being considered nationwide2015-04-01 02:53:00 BND.com
Lawmakers around the country have been taking up various bills that cater to the growing microbrewery industry. Here are some of the efforts:Read Full Story ...
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1 am news
Kansas Highway Patrol says 2 killed in small plane crash2015-04-01 01:33:00 BND.com
The Kansas Highway Patrol says two Kansas City-area men were killed in a small plane crash in Linn County.Read Full Story ...
12 am news
Missouri Senate defeats proposal to expand Medicaid2015-04-01 00:28:00 BND.com
Missouri senators have defeated a proposal to expand eligibility for Medicaid.Read Full Story ...
Air National Guard fighter jets taken down off their pedestals at Lambert2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
McClellan: One family against the Knights of Columbus2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Chess championships take cue from televised poker, move to live broadcasts2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
The drama, the tension--the chess championships? Broadcast live from St. Louis2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
The drama, the tension ? the chess championships? Broadcast live from St. Louis2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis venture offers a modern approach to Passover traditions2015-04-01 00:00:00 STLToday.com
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