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County plan commission opposes trash transfer station near Family Arena

St. Charles News from - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:30am
The issue now goes before the St. Charles County Council.
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Best Bets: Brewery Lights, Magic of Lights, Way of Lights, Garden Glow, Winterfest and more

St. Charles News from - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:15am
Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.
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Convicted mass killer Charles Manson hospitalized in California: report

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:40am
(Reuters) - Charles Manson, the cult leader who sent followers known as the "Manson Family" out to commit gruesome murders, shattering the peace-and-love ethos of the 1960s hippie era in California, has been hospitalized, the Los Angeles Times reported.
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Massive warehouse fire in St. Louis smolders into Thursday

St. Charles News from - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:30am
Fire started small in a basement, but proved difficult to contain. Firefighters were ordered out, and the building began to collapse.
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Man posed for photo with dead wife, then cut her up in KC hotel room, authorities say

St. Charles News from - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:45am
Court records say Justin Rey said his wife died after giving birth on Oct. 20, and he dismembered her body in a bathtub two days later.
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U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly rise; import prices up modestly

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:17am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week in part as a backlog of applications from Puerto Rico continued to be processed, but the underlying trend pointed to tightening labor market conditions.
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Trump acknowledges thanks from UCLA players released from China

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:08am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday acknowledged the thanks he received from three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China for shoplifting and were released after he raised the case with his Chinese counterpart.
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Rights groups pressure IBM to renounce interest in Trump's 'extreme vetting'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 7:35am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of rights groups launched an online petition on Thursday urging IBM Corp to renounce a Trump administration proposal to use technology to identify people for visa denial and deportation from the United States.
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Judge limits St. Louis police tactics like chemical agents used in protests

St. Charles News from - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:45am
The judge puts limits on police use of chemicals against protesters and their orders to disperse.
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'Did you know our warehouse is burning down?' St. Louis publisher, authors reeling

St. Charles News from - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:20am
Owner Josh Stevens said his company had “hundreds of titles and many thousands of units” in the space, which it used as storage for inventory.
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Racist message left in Parkway Central restroom

St. Charles News from - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 5:30am
School officials are investigating the incident.
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Billionaire founder of Insys to plead not guilty to opioid bribe scheme

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 5:17am
BOSTON (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc was expected to appear in federal court in Boston on Thursday to plead not guilty to charges that he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based cancer pain drug.
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We don't have to look to Alabama or Hollywood to see examples of sexual harassment

St. Charles News from - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:45am
Pretty much all of us know someone who has been a victim, whether we realize it or not.
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Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 million in New York

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:22am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi", sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million on Wednesday at Christie's, more than double the old price for any work of art at auction.
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Record number of Americans forecast to travel over Thanksgiving weekend: AAA

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:16pm
(Reuters) - Travelers will hit the roads, rails and skies this Thanksgiving holiday in their largest numbers in more than a decade, lured by cheap plane tickets and a growing economy, the nation's largest motor advocacy group said.
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Origins of 2014 militia showdown with U.S. agents recounted in Nevada court

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:00pm
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy repeatedly rebuffed overtures to settle a range-land dispute with the U.S. government that festered for years, leading to the armed standoff that landed him in jail, a prosecution witness testified on Wednesday.
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Review of old court cases continues, officials tell residents in Ferguson

St. Charles News from - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:00pm
"We recognize some of the urgency to get through these cases," Justice Department attorney Sharon Brett said. "We understand what's at stake here."
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