Month: August 2020

McCloskeys, charged for waving guns at protesters, appear in court
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McCloskeys, charged for waving guns at protesters, appear in court

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The attorney for a white St. Louis couple charged for waving guns during a racial injustice…
Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed beyond pandemic
Coronavirus

Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed beyond pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavirus pandemic. Medicare temporarily waived restrictions…
Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic
Coronavirus

Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chase Gaines wishes he could get more young people in North Carolina to answer their front…
‘How dare we not vote?’ Black voters organize after DC march
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‘How dare we not vote?’ Black voters organize after DC march

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tears streamed down Brooke Moreland’s face as she watched tens of thousands gather on the steps of the Lincoln…
Cori Bush poised to reshape Missouri delegation
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Cori Bush poised to reshape Missouri delegation

St. Louis Democrat Cori Bush pulled off one of the greatest upsets in congressional history this month when she ousted…
Blunders damage credibility of FDA, CDC
Coronavirus

Blunders damage credibility of FDA, CDC

WASHINGTON (AP) — The credibility of two of the nation’s leading public health agencies was under fire this week after…
Trump, at NH rally, sows fears about ‘thugs,’ ‘anarchists’
Coronavirus

Trump, at NH rally, sows fears about ‘thugs,’ ‘anarchists’

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — Fresh off accepting the Republican Party’s nomination, President Donald Trump said Friday he was the only…
Lincoln Memorial rally marks 1963 protest, 2020 need for change
Coronavirus

Lincoln Memorial rally marks 1963 protest, 2020 need for change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin,…
Ex-Alderman Arnowitz gets year in prison for fraud
Crime

Ex-Alderman Arnowitz gets year in prison for fraud

ST. LOUIS  — Onetime 12th Ward Alderman Larry Arnowitz was sentenced Friday to a year in federal prison for misusing…
Thousands expected at March on Washington commemorations
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Thousands expected at March on Washington commemorations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin,…
GOP convention takeaways: What virus? Fear motivates
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GOP convention takeaways: What virus? Fear motivates

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump refused to allow the coronavirus to deny him the crowd he craved for the…
CDC quicksteps on latest COVID-19 testing guidance
Coronavirus

CDC quicksteps on latest COVID-19 testing guidance

NEW YORK — A top U.S. health official triggered a new round of confusion while trying to clarify a change…
Missouri reports more than 1,500 new virus cases, 1 death
Coronavirus

Missouri reports more than 1,500 new virus cases, 1 death

(AP) — Missouri’s health department reported more than 1,500 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, as the number of infections since…
City to add more places to vote absentee, in person
Coronavirus

City to add more places to vote absentee, in person

CITY HALL – St. Louis has designated $60,000 for the Board of Election Commissioners to offer residents more places to…
Coronavirus testing advice called ‘public health version of Vietnam’
Coronavirus

Coronavirus testing advice called ‘public health version of Vietnam’

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials sparked criticism and confusion after posting guidelines on coronavirus testing from the White…
Charter school founder admits inflating attendance
Education

Charter school founder admits inflating attendance

PEABODY DARST WEBBE (AP) — The founder of the defunct St. Louis College Prep Charter School, 1224 Grattan Street, admitted…
Washington U. coronavirus saliva test approved by FDA
Coronavirus

Washington U. coronavirus saliva test approved by FDA

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Washington University saliva test for the coronavirus has been approved by the Food and Drug…
Decades later, Sharpton still insists: No justice, no peace
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Decades later, Sharpton still insists: No justice, no peace

NEW YORK (AP) — John Lewis, Julian Bond and so many other leaders of the civil rights movement are dead;…
Missouri House passes bills on crime, giving guns to children
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Missouri House passes bills on crime, giving guns to children

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri state House passed on Tuesday legislation to end the misdemeanor crime of giving guns…
Cori Bush shrugs off McCloskeys’ vitriol in their RNC speech
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Cori Bush shrugs off McCloskeys’ vitriol in their RNC speech

Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the white couple who brandished guns at racial justice protesters on June 28 in the Central…
New St. Louis Archbishop Rozanski is formally installed
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New St. Louis Archbishop Rozanski is formally installed

ST. LOUIS — Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski was formally installed Tuesday as the new leader of the Archdiocese of St. Louis,…
Kanye West falls short in bid to be on Missouri’s ballot
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Kanye West falls short in bid to be on Missouri’s ballot

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Rapper and music producer Kanye West did not gather enough valid signatures to be on Missouri’s…
New virus cases decline in U.S.; experts credit masks
Coronavirus

New virus cases decline in U.S.; experts credit masks

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of Americans newly diagnosed with the coronavirus is falling — a development experts say…
St. Louis couple, in RNC speech, defend show of weapons
Crime

St. Louis couple, in RNC speech, defend show of weapons

(AP) — A white St. Louis couple criminally charged for waving guns during a Black Lives Matter protest outside their…
Missouri bill would allow giving guns to minors without parental OK
Crime

Missouri bill would allow giving guns to minors without parental OK

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers advanced a bill Monday that would legally allow people to give firearms to children…
Trump questions election integrity as he’s renominated
Coronavirus

Trump questions election integrity as he’s renominated

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump turned a surprise opening-day appearance at his party’s scaled-down national convention into an…
National Guard called in Wisconsin after police shoot Black man
News

National Guard called in Wisconsin after police shoot Black man

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s governor summoned the National Guard for fear of another round of violent protests Monday after…
Postal leader defends changes, denies ‘sabotaging’ election
Coronavirus

Postal leader defends changes, denies ‘sabotaging’ election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers Monday that he had warned allies of President Donald Trump that…
Trump’s vision of American greatness at center of convention
News

Trump’s vision of American greatness at center of convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will aim to recast the story of Donald Trump’s presidency when they hold their national convention,…
Part of old Lemp Brewery collapses; no one hurt
Business

Part of old Lemp Brewery collapses; no one hurt

MARINE VILLA (AP) — A six-story brick building that was part of the old Lemp Brewery complex built more than…
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