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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez returns to bartending to promote fair wages

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 3:19am
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers.
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U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 1:08am
A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.
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Sephora to shut U.S. stores for day of diversity training after racial incident

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 12:29am
LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer.
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Illinois Senate approves legalizing sports betting, gambling expansion and funding for nearly $45 billion capital construction plan

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 11:01pm
The Illinois Senate on Sunday afternoon approved a widespread gambling expansion bill that legalizes sports betting across the state and authorizes a Chicago casino.
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Boeing warns of potential wing problems in some 737 aircraft

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 9:15pm
Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 model to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 aircraft.
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De Smet holds off Marquette to win Class 5 championship

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 9:00pm
O'FALLON, MO. — Alex Ilgenfritz heard the naysayers.
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Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 8:25pm
The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or weeks at a border patrol facility in Texas.
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Cardinals beat Cubs 2-1 for series sweep

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 7:30pm
Adam Wainwright of the Cardinals and Cubs' lefthander Cole Hamels were involved in a pitchers' duel Sunday.
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Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 7:10pm
A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature.
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Virginia Beach attacker notified boss of plans to leave job

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 7:03pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The gunman who attacked his colleagues at a Virginia Beach government office building resigned by email hours before the shooting, a city official said Sunday as authorities sought a motive in the assault that killed…
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'Getting his sea legs back.' After resigning from office, Greitens tries to steady his life — in private

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 6:30pm
It comes as no surprise the Republican has stayed off the radar since he's left office: No interviews. No public appearances.
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St. Charles man charged with killing cousin over $45 debt

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 5:32pm
ST. CHARLES — An argument over personal items and a $45 debt led to a homicide in St. Charles Saturday night.
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Man shot after climbing in friend's window

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 5:13pm
A 34-year-old man was shot in the abdomen after climbing through the window of a friend in the 1100 block of Bissell Street Sunday morning.
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Man killed in Southampton crash

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 4:51pm
A one-car crash in the Southampton neighborhood of St. Louis claimed the life of the driver.
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Woman stabbed to death by Fenton man and then dropped off at fire station is identified

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 4:00pm
A man was charged with murder after he allegedly dropped a stabbing victim outside a Fenton fire house.
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Where's the (fake) beef? Shortage of popular meatless Impossible Burger frustrates local restaurants

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 4:00pm
At Layla, diners can order burgers made from beef, lamb or turkey. In recent months, however, one of the restaurant’s most popular burgers has featured the Impossible Burger, a plant-based patty that contains no meat whatsoever.
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Officials seeking motive for Virginia rampage say shooter was not facing discipline

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 3:07pm
Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining employment-related issues but stressed that the suspect was not being disciplined.
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A strongly sung and acted 'Rigoletto' from Opera Theatre of St. Louis

St. Charles News from - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 2:37pm
It's a fine production of a problematic opera
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Sanders kicks fight against Trump into high gear as Democrats swarm San Francisco

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 2:36pm
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday called on California Democrats to unite against Donald Trump, kicking the 2020 presidential campaign into high gear with jabs against the Republican president and a veiled swipe at Democratic rival Joe Biden.
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