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District Volleyball - Borgia, Hermann, Sullivan Win Titles

Borgia, Hermann and Sullivan are in. New Haven needs one more win to join them in the MSHSAA State Tournament brackets. And Washington and St. Clair saw the season come to an end. That's the short version of how Tuesday's district volleyball tournaments played out. Borgia captured the Class 3 Distri

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-10-18 03:04:00

Union School Board Hires Firm to Design New School

It was unanimous at the Union R-XI school board meeting Wednesday night, that Topeka firm HTK Architects was a match for the district's facility upgrades. The school board at a special meeting voted to work with HTK to help it plan, design and execute a new school building, and renovations throughou

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-10-17 12:32:00

Mercy Ministries To Offer Bible Class; Starts October 31

Starting Tuesday, Oct. 31, Mercy Ministries in St. Clair will hold a Bible class for community members. The class will be taught by Ed Maher, a former pastor who recently moved to Union. He said the syllabus will cover several areas regarding the Bible starting with the basics. Associate Pastor Carl

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-10-18 14:15:00

Open house on Forest Park improvement this week

ST. LOUIS, MO - You'll have a chance this week to learn more about proposed improvements to Forest Park. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that those upgrades include a traffic roundabout at Lindell and Union Boulevards, wider sidewalks on the Tamm Avenue bridge across Interstate 64 to the St. Lou


Wider sidewalks, roundabout included in recommendations for Forest Park

A traffic roundabout at Lindell and Union boulevards. Wider sidewalks on the Tamm Avenue bridge across Highway 40 (Interstate 64) to the St. Louis Zoo. A separated bike-only path along Lindell. Those are among possible improvements in the way people get to, from and around Forest Park that are to be


Feds to rule on balloon crash that killed 16 people

Federal investigators could urge medical screenings for hot air balloon pilots during a meeting Tuesday in which they're also expected to formally determine what caused the crash of a Texas ride that killed 16 people, the deadliest disaster of its kind in U.S. history. The National Transportation Sa

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-10-17 11:39:00

Gasconade County Health Department sets flu clinic hours

Seasonal flu vaccinations are available now for adults, youth and infants through the Gasconade County Health Department. High-dose vaccine for adults over 65 also is available. Health officials say it's recommended that everyone over 6 months of age receive a flu vaccination. No appointment is n


Transit union calls for more safety measures for Metro drivers after weekend shooting

ST. LOUIS - The shooting of a Metro bus operator this weekend has leaders with the Amalgamated Transit Union calling for more safety measures. The operator was shot near a transfer station at North Broadway and Taylor early Saturday morning. Metro officials say he was not on his bus and was off Metr

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-10-17 04:40:53

Threatened Medicaid, CHIP programs are vital to our health care system

If there is one thing I have learned most certainly in my career working to raise quality and lower cost of health care it is that people don't stop getting sick or injured just because they don't have insurance. For both rural hospitals and Level 1 Trauma centers this poses particularly challenging

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-10-16 20:30:00

Trump hails Greece's economic revival at White House meeting

President Donald Trump met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the White House Cabinet room to address a range of economic and security issues - and perhaps make amends. (Oct. 17) President Donald Trump welcomed Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to the White House Tuesday, saying Greece is

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-10-17 17:30:53

Funeral arrangements announced for De Smet football coach

Jaz Granderson - Photo credit: Dirt and Turf Photo ST. LOUIS, MO - Funeral arrangements are announced for an assistant football coach at De Smet High School who was shot and killed in south St. Louis. Jaz Granderson, 27, was murdered during a possible carjacking on Minnesota avenue near Hill early M

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-10-18 14:13:14

From Collaborate, Engage to Pitch, Sell

If Google and Ikea started a school, what would it look like? Andy Robinson, director of the Four Rivers Career Center, imagines it would look something like Four Rivers' new CAPS program. CAPS, which stands for Center for Advanced Professional Studies, is an innovative high school program where stu

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-10-18 13:47:00

Trump told widow that fallen soldier 'knew what he signed up for,' congresswoman says

Trump calls widow of soldier killed in Niger, says 'he knew what he signed up for' President Donald Trump smiles as he listens to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speak during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez M

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-10-18 03:20:00

Shake Shack pop-up at Porano Pasta on Oct. 28

More than a year and a half later, the shack still isn't open, and as you can see, there's a fair amount of construction to be done. ST. LOUIS - Burger loves, rejoice! In honor of Shake Shack's arrival in the Central West End, they're teaming up with Porano Pasta for a pop-up stop. Shake Shack will

KSDK - 2017-10-18 13:35:17

Bipartisan senators reach small deal on health care

Republicans continue to fight for legislation to repeal Obamacare. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have reached a deal "in principle" to restore Affordable Care Act cost-sharing reduction payments for two years in exchange for more state flexibility in Obamacare. One Senate aide said the plan

KPLR11.COM - 2017-10-18 01:03:02

Police: Man admits to drowning 6-year-old boy, putting body in t - KMOV.com

(Meredith) - A 19-year-old man admitted to drowning a 6-year-old boy whose body was found in a dumpster just yards away from his front doorstep in Washington state, according to investigators. The suspect, who is related to the young boy, was arrested Tuesday and booked into the Snohomish County Jai

KMOV - 2017-10-18 10:33:00

Sowande' Mustakeem receives Wesley-Logan Prize in African Diaspora History

Sowande' Mustakeem received the Wesley-Logan Prize in African Diaspora History for her book "Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage". The prize recognizes extraordinary books written about African-American life and history. Mustakeem is a professor of history and African-Ame

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-10-17 20:07:00

Trump's having second thoughts about his drug czar nominee

President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. Tom Marino to be the nation's drug czar following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening federal authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. Trump told

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-10-17 11:27:00

Messenger: Military officer snubbed by Greitens in quest for answers on violent arrest

Early this month, Lt. Alex Nelson read "The Heart and the Fist." The memoir of Eric Greitens, published in 2011, tells of his work as a Navy SEAL, as a humanitarian doing volunteer work in orphanages in Cambodia and elsewhere. It offers insight into the leadership philosophies of a man who stunned t

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-10-17 21:15:00

Hundreds Lace Up for Literacy at Run to Read

The setting was ideal Saturday, Oct. 14, for the 12th annual Run to Read. Temperatures were in the 70s, and the crowd of more than 225 gathered at the Washington Public Library to run, walk and dash - all for the cause of literacy. The Run to Read, organized by The Missourian and the Four Rivers Fam

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-10-17 02:45:00