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California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:15pm
California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday.
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St. Louis aldermen vote to require candidates to prove they've paid city taxes, fees

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:15pm
Under current law, candidates are required to be paid up but election authorities don’t check unless someone files a complaint alleging a tax delinquency.
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Rex Sinquefield has Oval Office moment with Trump

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:15pm
Sinquefield attended ceremony to honor economist Arthur Laffer
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Crisis roils criminal justice system as number of inmate suicides grows

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:10pm
The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week, begging for help.
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U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:06pm
Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
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S&P 500 notches 3rd straight weekly gain after wobbly day

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:05pm
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 34 points, or 0.1%, to 26,719.
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Boo-jols? Doubtful from fans eager to see Pujols return to Busch Stadium

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:00pm
We asked, you responded: Here's some insight into how Cards fans have handled Pujols' now-eight-season Busch drought.
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Trump's half-cocked and loaded tweet draws barrage of reaction

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 3:04pm
U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded."
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Massive fire Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:49pm
A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources.
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Prosecutors won't drop charges against Navy SEAL despite medic's stunning admission

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:27pm
Prosecutors said on Friday they will not drop premeditated murder charges against a Navy SEAL charged with stabbing to death a teenaged Islamic State militant in Iraq in 2017 after another SEAL told a court martial he killed the prisoner.
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Man found shot in Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood; homicide detectives respond

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:19pm
Police say the man was shot just before 2 p.m. Friday in the 5300 block of Patton Avenue.
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Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:00pm
The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors.
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Missouri in middle of U.S., for violence against elderly

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:00pm
For 65-plus group, 19.5 of 100,000 deaths are intentionally violent
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Blues open '19-20 season on Oct. 2

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:00pm
Team will raise Stanley Cup championship banner prior to game with Washington; full schedule comes out Tuesday
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Missouri orders lone abortion clinic to close; judge keeps it open for now

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:58pm
Missouri health officials on Friday refused to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic, but the facility will remain open for now as a judge left in place an injunction blocking its closure.
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Former UMSL student gets life terms for sex assaults of men in their campus apartments

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:30pm
Devonta Bagley of the Kansas City area, was sentenced to life terms for sex assaults of two UMSL students.
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Democrats pick Rita Heard Days to run for St. Louis County Council seat

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:30pm
A special election is scheduled for Aug. 6 to replace Hazel Erby, who resigned last month to join County Executive Sam Page’s administration
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Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:08pm
Firefighters on Friday were working to bring under control a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's refinery that has resulted in damage that could keep much of the complex shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources.
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There’s a traffic jam on the Mississippi as the Coast Guard reopens the river

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:08pm
The situation quickly became a logistics nightmare as dozens of towboats and hundreds of delayed barges tried to maneuver upriver.
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