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Why do dogs eat poop? New research suggests an ancient answer

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:34am
While gulping down turds is typically not dangerous to the pooch, the mere idea - not to mention the resulting potty breath - is revolting to some owners.
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Clock running out to avert government shutdown as Trump blames Democrats

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:12am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Racing against a midnight deadline, the U.S. Congress will try on Friday to send President Donald Trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid federal agency shutdowns that would otherwise begin on Saturday.
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Man sentenced for role in shooting death of East St. Louis boy as he walked home from ballgame

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:00am
It was not clear whether the boy was targeted or got caught in crossfire.
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Founder of transport company turns $1.3 million owed him into chance to start new North County business

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:00am
Transportation Solution Services may expand to Kansas City later this year and into Springfield, Mo., in early 2019.
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If Missouri gets hit by big snowfall, MoDOT says worker shortage will mean tough sledding

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:00am
"We have had winter conditions throughout the state, but they haven’t blanketed the entire state," the director said. "We were very fortunate that they didn’t."
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Brothers in Kansas City charged in killing of man found dumped in park

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:52am
The brothers charged are Miguel and Antonio Love.
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Florida woman accused of sending boy, 6, to steal packages

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:45am
Home surveillance video captured the little boy getting out of the car and taking the package off a porch.
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Trump to address U.S. anti-abortion march, cementing U-turn on issue

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:16am
(Reuters) - Donald Trump will become the third sitting U.S. president to address anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, highlighting his shift in recent years from a supporter of women's access to abortion to a powerful opponent.
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Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:15am
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intended to maximize their party's chances of winning.
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Trump administration appeals against 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling to top court

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:15am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to quickly overturn a lower court ruling that blocked President Donald Trump's move to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
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'I just don't like Muslim people': Trump appointee quits over racist, sexist and anti-gay remarks

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:15am
Among other things, Carl Higbie said veterans with PTSD have "a weak mind;" that black women think "breeding is a form of government employment,"and blacks are "lax on morality."
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Trump move on healthcare religious freedom prompts discrimination fears

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:03am
(Reuters) - The Trump administration's move on Thursday to protect healthcare workers who refuse to perform abortions and other medical procedures on religious or moral grounds is raising fears among some civil rights and medical groups that it will provide legal cover for otherwise unlawful discrimination.
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U.S. government to shield health workers under 'religious freedom'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:03am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is seeking to further protect the "conscience and religious freedom" of health workers whose beliefs prevent them from carrying out abortions and other procedures, in an effort likely to please conservative Christian activists and other supporters of President Donald Trump.
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Coyotes around St. Louis getting bold as they expand search for food, water; dogs being killed

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:00am
'They're almost too comfortable is the best way I can describe it,' Florissant woman says.
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Sprawling backlog of DNR permits is winnowing — maybe too quickly, some worry

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:30am
Since the start of last year, the state's 2,000 backlogged air and water permits have dwindled by more than half.
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St. Louis left off Amazon's short list, but leaders say effort 'not in vain'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:30am
Amazon said "all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity."
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Journey, Def Leppard co-headlining tour coming to Busch Stadium for summer show

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:15am
Journey and Def Leppard are teaming up for a co-headlining tour coming to Busch Stadium on Aug. 24. Half of the tour’s 58-city tour will close out with Journey while the other half closes out with Def Leppard. In St.…
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Chase Rice has been through ups and downs, but he remains a 'Lion'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:00am
His tour is headed to the Pageant.
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Developer wants to turn International Shoe building into hotel with rooftop pool, bar

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:00am
The 10-story downtown St. Louis building would be a draw for locals and tourists with the rooftop open to non-guests, too.
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