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Ortiz: Cardinals must ask Holland to consider return to minors

St. Charles News from - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:15am
Their $14 million acquisition is just not ready yet to compete in high-leverage situations. The numbers don’t lie. In four appearances, Holland has one strikeout and seven walks. His walks and hits per innings pitched is a ghastly 3.857.
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Missouri legislative assistant arrested on sex crime charge

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:45pm
"I was stunned and saddened to learn about the alleged misconduct of Carter Ballmann and have immediately terminated him from my office," said state Rep. Mark Matthiesen, R-Maryland Heights.
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Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 8:42pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual-assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005, a key defense witness testified on Wednesday, a day that also featured prosecutors introducing…
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Judge: Kansas secretary of state in contempt in voting case

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 8:10pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated a court order that required his office to inform certain people that they were eligible to cast a ballot while a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring proof…
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Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 8:06pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday that they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
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Missouri leads nation in black homicide rate, study finds

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 8:00pm
The state's homicide rate for blacks reached 46.24 per 100,000, far outstripping the national average of 18.68 per 100,000, in 2015, the Violence Policy Center says.
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Richard Syberg, founder of Syberg's restaurant, dies at 86

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 7:50pm
Richard Syberg and his wife, Sally, opened the first Syberg's in 1980. There are now six locations and two spinoffs.
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Atlanta airport: Jet reports engine smoke, returns safely

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 7:45pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Delta jet that departed Atlanta for London on Wednesday reported smoke coming from one of its engines and returned safely to the airport where firefighters doused the engine with powerful sprays, authorities said.
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Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 7:23pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with President Donald Trump settled her lawsuit Wednesday with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship publicly.
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Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 7:22pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As his frustration with the investigation into his campaign and business expands into threatening new fronts, President Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday whether he plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney…
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Baby, c'mon in: Senate allows newborns of members in chamber

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 6:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Who doesn't like babies?
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McCaskill says she'd vote to repeal tax cuts aimed at wealthy, but not middle class

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:40pm
Republicans portraying Democratic takeover of Senate as a threat to tax cuts they passed in December
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Greitens' attorneys ask judge to forbid Hawley from investigating him

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:30pm
Attorneys for Gov. Eric Greitens have asked a Cole County judge to put the brakes on Attorney General Josh Hawley's investigation of Greitens' former charity, The Mission Continues.
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Girl Scouts grow as one of Missouri's biggest sponsors of robotics teams

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:30pm
Girl Scouts has 55 robotics teams in eastern Missouri, a number that officials expect will double by 2020.
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Federal charges filed against two arrested after St. Louis task force shooting

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:30pm
One is facing drug charges and one a firearms charge.
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Cigna takeover of Express Scripts to face Justice Department review

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:23pm
The Justice Department already is reviewing CVS Health's proposed $68 billion acquisition of insurer Aetna.
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The St. Louis exorcism of 1949: the real-life inspiration for 'The Exorcist'

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:15pm
It was in 1949 at Verhagen Hall at St. Louis University when a priest just back from a year of study at Harvard University heard a diabolical laugh that froze his blood.
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Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:06pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas militia members were convicted Wednesday of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees, an attack thwarted by another member of the group who tipped off federal authorities about escalating threats…
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Missouri sheriff resigns, calls affair a 'personal failing'

St. Charles News from - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:00pm
"I allowed my judgment as Sheriff and my obligations to Jackson County (to) be clouded because of my feelings for someone I cared very deeply for in the past," a statement from Sheriff Mike Sharp said.
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