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'Most Fabulous Story Ever Told' is hugely entertaining

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 2:15pm
Stray Dog Theatre presents hilarious holiday play.
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Many U.S.-bound caravan migrants disperse as asylum process stalls

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 2:09pm
Thousands of Central American migrants spent weeks traveling north through Mexico in caravans, walking and hitching rides when possible, only for many to give up hope and turn back when they met resistance at the U.S. border.
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Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major leaguers

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 2:02pm
BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Dozens of Venezuelans waited in lines outside a chapel in the state of Lara on Saturday, hoping to bid farewell to former major league baseball player Luis Valbuena, who was killed in a car accident along…
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World Cup draw is friendly to US women's soccer team

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 1:14pm
The U.S. women's national soccer team will begin defense of its world title next summer with group matches against Sweden, Thailand and Chile - a favorable draw for the top-ranked Americans.
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John McPhee is at his brilliant best in 'The Patch'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 12:12pm
Eighty-seven and 33. That’s the age of John McPhee and the number of books he’s written, counting his latest, “The Patch.”
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Hemp beer? A St. Louis-based brewing company is helping pioneer cannabis-infused alcohol

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 12:00pm
Brew Hub has struck a deal to help develop alcoholic beverages with hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD.
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Koman's Cortex office building could start construction soon

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 12:00pm
The head of the tech district also said Cortex is "working toward" a residential development within the boundaries.
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Best-selling books for the week that ended Dec. 2

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 11:34am
Here are the best-selling books from Publishers Weekly for the week that ended Dec. 1.
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Missouri coalition tackles state's rising prison population

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 11:11am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A multidisciplinary coalition of Missouri professionals has launched a data-driven prison reform initiative, aiming to curb rising imprisonment rates.
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Mmm ... Bacon! Vending machine a hit on Ohio State U campus

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 10:59am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Ohio State University students are taking a break from studying for final exams by making a bacon run.
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Solar energy companies flocking to Metro East, Illinois

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 10:00am
The solar industry in Missouri is actually larger than in Illinois, producing a total of 167 megawatts versus 90 in Illinois. But experts say that Illinois is poised to grow much more than Missouri in the next five years.
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McDermid's heroine is no Jessica Fletcher — thankfully

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 9:45am
The heroine of Val McDermid’s new novel is a wee bit of a crank. Detective Inspector Karen Pirie can be sarcastic and pushy; she has a casual disdain for her employer, the police department of Fife, Scotland. At one point…
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At home: Home known as Wirsing Manor is oldest on St. Clair County holiday house tour

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 9:35am
Jim Hettler was born in San Antonio and is proud of both his Mexican and German heritage. As a self-described “Army brat” and during his own military career, he has celebrated holidays from Germany to Japan. This season he’ll share…
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Illinois adopts nation's toughest test for snitch testimony

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 9:22am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have created the nation's toughest test for allowing testimony from jailhouse snitches at criminal trials.
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Schlafly Beer apologizes to 4 Hands Brewing Co. for 'derogatory' claims in anonymous newsletter

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 9:15am
The St. Louis Brewery, maker of Schlafly Beer, has issued a public apology to 4 Hands Brewing Co. after a senior Schlafly executive “caused negative and misleading information to be circulated” about 4 Hands “through a derogatory paragraph about the…
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In White House shake-up, Kelly's departure now seems certain

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 9:04am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House.
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In White House shake-up, Kelly's departure now seems certain

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 9:04am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House.
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Almost every electric scooter in the world comes from this Chinese company

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 9:00am
Detractors see the scooter craze as a passing fad that brings unwarranted risks.
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Q&A: SLSO's Tim Munro takes on the Pulitzer concerts

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 8:45am
The second of this season's programs takes place this coming week
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In a season that makes little sense, Blues and Allen turn the tables on Winnipeg

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 8:00am
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA • As a city, Winnipeg is practically synonymous with cold weather. As a hockey team, Winnipeg is closely associated with a fast offense that can roll up goals quickly and has been a total pain for the Blues…
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