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Person claimed ricin was in letter sent to Senator Collins home

Domestic News from Reuters - 10 hours 27 min ago
A suspicious letter sent to the Maine home of Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins had a note saying it contained the deadly poison ricin, the senator's office said on Tuesday, adding any affected areas had been cleared.
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Anna Burns wins Booker Prize with Troubles tale 'Milkman'

St. Charles News from - 11 hours 53 min ago
LONDON (AP) — Anna Burns won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday for "Milkman," a vibrant, violent story about men, women, conflict and power set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence.
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Kemoll's to leave downtown for Westport Plaza and become Kemoll's Chop House

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:50pm
The restaurant opened on North Grand Boulevard in 1927 and moved downtown in 1990.
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Firms cite 1851 law in Missouri duck boat accident, seek mediation

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:48pm
An attorney for the accident victims accused Ripley of an 'inhuman legal ploy.'
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Students defrauded by colleges score win in court decision

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Students defrauded by for-profit colleges scored an important victory on Tuesday, when a court cleared the way for an Obama-era policy that will make it easier for them to get their student loans forgiven.
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Oquendo decides to head home to Florida, creating movement on Cardinals coaching staff

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:45pm
Jose Oquendo will again coach young players in the organization from the team's Florida training base. Cardinals' coaching staff will have two openings — a hitting coach, and a first-base-coach — for which Stubby Clapp will be a candidate.
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Latest 'living while black' viral moment is video of St. Louis man blocked from entering his own home

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:40pm
A white woman called police after a confrontation with a black man trying to enter his own condo building.
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Messenger: Poor defendants in Dent, Caldwell counties join not-so-exclusive $10,000 club

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:35pm
Judges in many rural counties in Missouri put defendants in jail if they can't afford to pay "rent" for their time behind bars.
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Robber armed with assault rifle hits Fairview Heights store

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:25pm
The Fairview Heights Police Department says the robber who hit the store on Oct. 11 appears to be the same one who robbed a convenience store in neighboring Caseyville a week earlier.
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Potosi, Mo., officer charged with molesting teenage girl starred in department's lip sync video

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 5:45pm
Quntazi Jones, 29, has been charged with four counts of statutory rape and three counts of statutory sodomy
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Heated U.S. congressional races on pace to break fundraising records

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 5:26pm
This year's U.S. congressional campaign season is on pace to break fundraising records, driven in part by unprecedented hauls by at least five candidates from both major parties, according to a Reuters analysis of campaign finance disclosures.
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Nevada brothel owner, dubbed 'Trump from Pahrump,' dies: sheriff

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 5:23pm
The brothel-owning, evangelical Christian-backed Republican Nevada state legislature candidate who nicknamed himself the "Trump from Pahrump," died on Tuesday, a local sheriff's office said.
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Record $667 million U.S. Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 5:18pm
Six little numbered balls on Tuesday night could yield someone a fortune, as a record $667 million U.S. Mega Millions jackpot goes up for grabs.
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Senior FBI official improperly accepted gifts from reporter: report

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 5:06pm
An unnamed senior official at the FBI improperly accepted tickets to professional sporting events from a reporter and later misled investigators when confronted about it, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Tuesday.
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St. John officials say push to revive derelict properties is paying off

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 5:00pm
The City Council on Monday accepted bids on three houses the city owns that are vacant and in need of rehab.
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Sheriff: Murder charge planned after toddler found in Mississippi oven

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 4:58pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff in Mississippi said Tuesday that a first-degree murder charge is being prepared against a grandmother after her 20-month-old granddaughter was found stabbed and burned inside an oven in a home.
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Schnuck Markets recalls chicken salad with potentially contaminated corn

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 4:42pm
There have been no illnesses linked to the salads.
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Ladue revises zoning code to smooth way for potential redevelopment of construction landfill

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 4:40pm
The move came after a representative of the Rock Hill Quarries property presented some initial ideas for what the quarry property could become after the landfill can no longer take more fill.
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87-year-old Godfrey village trustee shot and killed in Alton

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 4:30pm
He worked for a real estate firm and was preparing a property for a listing when he was killed, colleague says.
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Schwartz back in practice, looks ready for return to Blues lineup

St. Charles News from - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 4:30pm
He missed past two games with lower-body injury after taking a puck to the skate; Bortuzzo back on ice; Kyrou takes spot on top line with Tarasenko, O'Reilly
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