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More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:26pm
Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms center.
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SLDC awards tax credits to charter schools, Midtown redevelopment

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:25pm
One project will add apartments and office space to a historic building, and another will add a new charter elementary school on Marine Avenue.
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Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: Pentagon

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:22pm
Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday.
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Open houses next week for public to weigh in on St. Louis comprehensive plan work

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:16pm
The city lacks a plan currently, and critics sometimes quip that the city has 28 economic development plans — one for each alderman.
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U.S. Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:08pm
U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only for humanitarian use.
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Jennings man gets 120-day 'shock time,' probation in drunk driving crash that killed St. Louis County man

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:00pm
Omar J. Brown was speeding while drunk in an August 2016 crash that killed 45-year-old James Carrawell, authorities said.
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Would-be medical marijuana dispensaries seek zoning permits in St. Louis

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:00pm
Five requests have already been submitted to city zoning officials, although the state won’t decide until later this year who actually gets licenses to sell marijuana products.
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Four people died in a 2017 boiler explosion in Soulard. A lawsuit over the blast is settled for $47 million

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:00pm
The explosion on April 3, 2017, sent a 1-ton tank rocketing through the roof of the Loy-Lange Box Co., then crashing through another business's roof 520 feet away.
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CDC links two deaths to multi-state salmonella outbreak

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 4:44pm
Two people have died following a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry, U.S. health officials said on Friday.
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Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 4:44pm
Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department.
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Jury returns a not guilty verdict in Baden neighborhood murder case

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 4:30pm
The killing was in the 7900 block of Church Road in November 2017, police said.
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Reined-in rate-cut expectations, Iran tensions hit S&P 500

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:47pm
The Dow fell 68.77, or 0.3%, to 27,154.20
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Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:45pm
Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," has been transferred to a "Supermax" prison in Colorado where no one has ever escaped, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said in a statement on Friday.
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7 companies competing to grade Missouri medical marijuana applications

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:42pm
The state has chosen to hire a so-called "blind scorer" that will grade medical marijuana applications when companies begin submitting them on Aug. 3.
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Woman shot in the head in Dogtown; suspect arrested

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:30pm
Domestic abuse investigoators were involved in the probe of the Friday afternoon shooting.
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U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:20pm
U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according to court documents unsealed on Friday.
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'Footloose' leaps from screen to Muny stage with style

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:15pm
The Muny presents musical based on 1984 film.
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FURminator founders locked in contentious divorce

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:15pm
Angela, David Porter sold pet-grooming company for millions in 2008
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Messenger: The unwanted spy returns home to Missouri and searches for a sense of belonging

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:02pm
Jeffrey Sterling is out of prison after his conviction under the Espionage Act. He still maintains his innocence and has a book coming out in October about his life.
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In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 2:48pm
An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking.
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