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Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport tarmac

St. Charles News from - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 1:15am
A photograph provided by a passenger onboard the flight to Atlanta showed rainy weather and what appeared to be the top of the other plane's fin clipped off.
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Armstrong's famous "one small step" quote -- explained

St. Charles News from - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 12:30am
What did Neil Armstrong really say when he took his first step on the moon?
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Stories of Honor: Meet 20 heroes who have served our country

St. Charles News from - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 12:15am
These stories personalize service members as more than just the bravest of the brave, but also community members who continue to give back to their neighbors, families and peers.
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Police say murderer on first day out of prison robbed, assaulted St. Louis cab driver

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 8:45pm
David M. Twine, 38, was released from the Illinois Department of Corrections after serving time for the murder of his friend in a Chicago suburb.
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Trump relished rally chant, Ocasio-Cortez tells constituents in Queens

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 8:32pm
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Saturday that President Donald Trump relished a chant by the crowd at a campaign rally this week that called for a Democratic congresswoman to be sent back where she came from.
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U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 8:12pm
Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation.
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Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 6:58pm
Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two crew mates to space for humankind's first steps on the lunar surface 50 years ago.
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Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 6:41pm
A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast.
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At Home: 1909 Kirkwood farmhouse collects memories of traveling retirees

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 5:00pm
Julie and Bob Kindle’s 1909 Kirkwood farmhouse is tied with the threads of their travels. Little lobster wall hangings and buoys are mementos from Maine, where they vacation every few years for a dose of East Coast charm.
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McClellan: Meanest man in St. Louis leaves town

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 4:28pm
Eliot Porter used to work on this newspaper. We sat next to each other for many years. Although I tried never to write about colleagues, I made an exception with Porter.
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Countdown to cool down: hot weather to continue until Sunday night

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 3:15pm
A cold front has slowed, meaning relief from heat indexes over 100 won't come until Sunday night.
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Alternative history sets baseball's beginnings in frontier

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 1:12pm
Give novelist Gregory J. Lalire credit for a truly original storyline: What if the sport of baseball originated in America’s western frontier early in the 19th century?
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Reds' turn to rally as Mikolas' gem cracks, Cardinals lose, 3-2

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 1:00pm
CINCINNATI — It took six innings for Cardinals starter Miles Mikolas to push his shutout streak to a career-best 15 innings.
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Puccini's beloved 'La bohème' returns to Union Avenue Opera

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 12:38pm
It's the company's third production in 25 years; here's why
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Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 12:12pm
A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C) in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages.
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Workers push for change at Goodfellow Federal Complex following environmental audit

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 12:00pm
Workers are still waiting for questions to be answered and for facility operators to meet requests sparked by a damning audit released in March.
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Muslim doctor writes about challenges in rural 'Trump Country'

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 8:31am
So many narratives about rural America in the wake of President Donald Trump’s election have been told through the eyes of the white working class.
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Local trails organization asks: what does it mean to be a St. Louisan?

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 8:00am
The last feedback event will be held Sunday, July 21, at Kaufman Park, from 1-4 p.m
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3 children killed, 6 injured in truck-van crash in Missouri

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 7:05am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says three southwest Missouri children died and six other people were injured in a crash near Springfield.
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Stepson of murdered Missouri KKK leader gets 59 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter, other charges

St. Charles News from - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 7:00am
Paul E. Jinkerson Jr. was convicted in May by a St. Francois County jury of involuntary manslaughter, abandonment of corpse, armed criminal action and tampering with physical evidence in the Feb. 9, 2017 fatal shooting of Frank Ancona Jr.
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