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O'Fallon Brewery launches beer to benefit charity called 'Tribute'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 11:20am
A portion of the proceeds from a limited-edition beer called Tribute will benefit nonprofit that financially supports families of first responders killed in the line of duty
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Lou Berney keeps tension high in 'November Road'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 11:00am
Although set in the aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, “November Road” avoids being another novel about that fateful day in Dallas. Instead, this superior novel from Edgar winner Lou Berney melds crime fiction with a tale about people…
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Tip leads to remains of 11 infants hidden at Detroit funeral home

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:56am
DETROIT (AP) — An anonymously written letter led Michigan inspectors to find badly decomposed remains of 11 infants hidden in a ceiling compartment of a shuttered Detroit funeral home, police say.
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Florida wild cat sanctuary caught in hurricane's path

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:23am
"Saint" the mountain lion was pacing nervously in his pen and crying days before Hurricane Michael cut a path of destruction through the Bear Creek Feline Center, a refuge for 23 wild cats near Florida's Panama City.
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27 dead in floods, landslides on Indonesia's Sumatra island

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:16am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Torrential rains triggered flash floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, killing at least 27 people, including a dozen children at a school, officials said Saturday.
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Messenger: Disabled veteran seeks the health care he earned on Highway 14 in Vietnam

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:00am
Attorney gets old conviction expunged and now awaits ruling from Army review panel.
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Schnucks sets opening dates for 10 former Shop 'n Save grocery stores

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 10:00am
Each of the former Shop 'n Save stores will close for 63 hours before reopening as Schnucks stores.
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Texas desert tent city for immigrant children balloons in size

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 9:52am
A tent city in the west Texas desert set up to hold immigrant children has expanded its capacity by nearly 10 times to 3,800 beds since it opened in June, officials said on Friday.
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One (big) volume of U.S. history examines tradition of 'these truths'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 9:00am
Jill Lepore’s comprehensive, single-volume history of the United States often reads as though she began her pursuit with an examination of current events, then traced them back to their sources — as much like a detective as a historian.
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It's the first year for varsity football at Bayless, where soccer long dominated

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 9:00am
District ready for its first official homecoming celebration, and football attracted more players than soccer during their overlapping seasons.
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Several states, including Illinois and Missouri, report rare paralysis in children

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 8:30am
Ten children in northern Illinois and one in St. Louis have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis.
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Trump vows 'severe punishment' if U.S. determines Saudi Arabia killed Khashoggi

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 8:22am
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump vowed "severe punishment" for Saudi Arabia if the United States determines that Saudi agents killed Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, calling the journalist's suspected murder "really terrible and disgusting."
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That new Mariah Carey song? It was co-written by East St. Louis' Fresco Kane

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 8:00am
East St. Louis rapper Fresco Kane says he can’t stay “Dope Boy Fresh” forever.
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Wounded man comes home in 'Waiting for Eden'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 8:00am
Elliot Ackerman’s latest novel, “Waiting for Eden,” is a classic triangle story of love and friendship, a ghost story, a captivity narrative and a study of human endurance and suffering.
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Without captions, warnings about Hurricane Michael failed to reach disabled

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 5:14am
When Oscar-winning deaf actress Marlee Matlin turned to the internet to view a video warning about Hurricane Michael, she was quickly reminded that sign language interpreters are often edited out of broadcast clips and closed captioning seems to be non-existent online.
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Death toll from Michael seen rising as Florida towns remain cut off

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 4:41am
The death toll was expected to rise this weekend in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael as hundreds remained unaccounted for along the Florida Panhandle where decimated communities remained cutoff and in the dark.
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Pennsylvania Republican candidate threatens to stomp on opponent's face

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 2:11am
The Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania threatened to stomp on the face of his Democratic opponent in a social media video on Friday and then walked back his comments, saying he made a mistake in his choice of words.
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Rescuers find first body in town worst hit by hurricane Michael

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 1:05am
Searchers on Friday uncovered the first body in the rubble of the Florida town of Mexico Beach, which was nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, as the toll from the historic storm rose to at least 18 and was expected to climb further.
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Devastated Mexico Beach will be back, but different: mayor

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 1:05am
Mexico Beach, the seafront Florida resort town shattered by Hurricane Michael, will be rebuilt "100 percent", its mayor said on Friday.
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No winning Mega Millions ticket, jackpot now $654 million

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:09am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No winning lottery ticket was sold for the Mega Millions drawing Friday night, meaning the jackpot climbs to $654 million.
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