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Illinois refuses permit for concert to be hosted by R. Kelly

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 12:34pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials say a concert in Springfield that was to be hosted by R. Kelly cannot take place in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations against the R&B star.
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US starts withdrawing supplies, but not troops, from Syria

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 12:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it has started pulling equipment, but not troops, out of Syria as a first step in meeting President Donald Trump's demand for a complete military withdrawal.
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Chris D'Elia's Stifel Theatre concert is postponed until Feb. 24

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 12:13pm
Chris D'Elia's show tonight (Jan. 12) at the Stifel Theatre is postponed until Feb. 24. All tickets will be honored at the new date. Also, refunds are available at point of purchase. Get more information at stifeltheatre.com.
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Developer with Walton family ties plans hotel YMCA building on Locust Street in St. Louis

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 12:03pm
The vacant structure was built in 1926 by the YMCA.
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'We had no idea she was pregnant': 911 call details woman giving birth in vegetative state

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 11:56am
The unnamed nurse screamed into the phone at the 911 dispatcher: "The baby's turning blue! Baby's turning blue!" She urged the paramedics to come faster. "We're not prepared for this."
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James Rollins' new techno-thriller is wild ride

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 11:30am
With “Crucible,” novelist James Rollins tells technophobes that their fears are for real, all because of AI — artificial intelligence. As he puts it in an author’s note at the book’s beginning:
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Elvis in the elevator, Clydesdales in the lobby: New Chase tours tell historic hotel's secrets

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 10:00am
Concierge Jeanne Venn, who has worked at the hotel on and off since 1979, started leading tours of the complex in November.
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Ozuna agrees to $12.25 million deal for 2019 as Cardinals avoid arbitration hearings

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 10:00am
Left fielder's one-year deal is believed to be the highest single-season contract for a Cardinals position player; he made $9 million last season. Starting pitcher Michael Wacha jumps to $6.3 million for 2019, and reliever Dominic Leone receives a slight…
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'The First Conspiracy' unspools plot on Washington in 1776

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 9:00am
George Washington faced some big problems as he tried to fortify New York City against British forces in the summer of 1776.
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One search, two boys found: The Missouri Miracle 12 years ago

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 8:15am
The trail of a child kidnapping in 2007 led to an apartment in Kirkwood where a second boy, missing for more than four years, was found too.
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Mizzou game at South Carolina tentatively moved to Sunday

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 6:30am
Saturday's tipoff originally postponed when weather issues impacted Tigers' travel plans.
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Massive winter storm dumps heavy snow, tying up traffic for hours

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 6:30am
Forecasters expect several inches of snow to fall by Saturday morning, and say the metro area could see up to 13 inches by the time the storm ends Sunday.
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Gordo: Read his chat Q-&-A on Cards' concerns, Blues' issues, other STL sports topics

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:45pm
Bring your Cards, Blues, Mizzou, SLU and MLS questions and comments, and talk to columnist Jeff Gordon in his weekly live chat.
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No death penalty in Catholic Supply case, St. Louis County prosecutor says

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 7:50pm
Thomas Bruce is facing first-degree murder and several other charges in the November attack at the Catholic Supply store in west St. Louis County.
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Wisconsin man arrested in teen's abduction, parents' deaths

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 7:35pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A 21-year-old man killed a Wisconsin couple in a baffling scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three months before she narrowly managed to escape and reach safety as he drove…
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Jacquees' concert at the Pageant is canceled

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 7:23pm
Jacquees' concert Saturday night at the Pageant is canceled because of inclement weather. A new date will be announced. Refunds are available at point of purchase.
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'There's a lot of need': Food pantries in rural Southern Illinois unite as demand swells

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 7:15pm
Across Southern Illinois’ lower 16 counties, there are nearly 100 food pantries working to help keep food on families’ tables.
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Messenger: With smart move on child support, Bell joins battle against debtors' prisons

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 7:00pm
New prosecuting attorney joins national trend in seeking to reduce the role of criminal justice system as debt collector.
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Pop's, Oz nightspots closed over snowy weather

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 6:45pm
Pop's and Oz nightspots in Sauget will be closed this evening because of inclement weather conditions. Those conditions will be evaluated later to determine if the venues will reopen Saturday.
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New Illinois governor uses own money to double salaries of top staffers

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 5:15pm
J. B. Pritzker's chief of staff, three deputy governors and their special assistants, deputy chiefs of staff and other high-level employees will receive the double salaries. Overall it will apply to 20 positions, including some that have not been filled.
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