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Union votes to strike at General Motors' US plants

DETROIT (AP) — Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the United Auto Workers and the automaker will resume.
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As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike against GM since 2007

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 6:19pm
The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight on Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years.
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Trump urges GM, UAW to resolve contract dispute

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 6:10pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union should "get together and make a deal." Trump tweeted about five hours before the union is set launch its first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years.
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With Martinez hospitalized, Braun and Brewers blow up Cardinals bullpen in 9th for 7-6 win

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 5:55pm
Pitching with a 4-3 lead, John Gant walked the bases loaded in the top of the ninth. And with two outs, Junior Fernandez allowed a game-winning grand slam to Ryan Braun on a 3-2 pitch. With 13 games to play,…
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New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 3:45pm
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health officials have linked to vaping.
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UAW members set to strike Sunday night, including at Wentzville plant

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 3:30pm
Union leaders said the sides were still far apart on several major issues
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Mothers' groups march against gun violence in St. Louis after deaths of children and teens

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 3:15pm
The group first marched in Clayton in October 2014 after the death of Michael Brown, and knew it was time to march again.
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1 fatally shot, 3 injured in south St. Louis

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 3:15pm
Neighbors said a vehicle parked in the 5200 block of Tennessee Avenue had been shot multiple times and had one dead body in it.
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Killed in action, WWII soldier from Missouri will be buried at Jefferson Barracks

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 3:00pm
The remains of Pfc. Dewey Wilbur Harris of Cherryville were identified 75 years after his death.
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After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum dream

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 2:40pm
Led by a dream of marrying on U.S. soil, a young Honduran couple traveled thousands of miles from their home in the port city of La Ceiba, narrowly escaping a kidnapping in Mexico before seeking asylum across the border in Texas.
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St. Louis area schools get tough on vaping in wake of outbreak of illnesses, deaths

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 2:30pm
Schools have stepped up their anti-vaping efforts this year after a nationwide outbreak of lung infections.
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Fabbri gets first chance to make his case in Blues' first exhibition

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 2:09pm
He hasn't played much in past two seasons because of knee surgeries; five players sent to juniors; Kyrou sits out practice again
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Grafton’s flood recovery gets boost from unexpected source: CEO and reality star, Marcus Lemonis

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 1:00pm
Lemonis has made an estimated six figures’ worth of contributions, despite no previous ties to the area.
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Olivette officials hear details of redevelopment plan

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 12:32pm
Olivette's mayor and City Council gave a first reading Tuesday to rezoning and other legislation that would allow construction of the Olivette Gateway Plaza development.
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Ritenour school board to add student advisers

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 12:31pm
Ritenour will soon join a few other area school districts in having permanent “student advisers” at every school board meeting.
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'Skip-gen' travel companies help grandparents and kids bond

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 12:15pm
You want to show your grandchildren the world — or maybe a neighboring state or two. Maybe you don’t want to figure out where to stay, compare car rental prices, wonder where to eat and wrangle tickets to attractions at…
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Schools stoke excitement for STEM with help of Bayer grants

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 12:15pm
Three local districts were among 142 that won awards last month
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Driver killed in Fairview Heights crash early Sunday, police say

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 11:42am
A vehicle crash in Fairview Heights claimed the life of the driver, police said.
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GM's UAW workers to go on nationwide strike for first time in 12 years

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 11:03am
The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years.
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Police identify man fatally shot Friday in St. Louis

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 11:00am
Devon Hebron, 45, was shot multiple times Friday.
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