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Report Gives Insight Into Reinstatement Of Police Captain

Report Gives Insight Into Reinstatement Of Police Captain

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A report obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch offers insight into why the city’s Civil Service Commission reinstated a fired police captain who altered a police report. Ryan Cousins, who is black, alleged in a lawsuit that race played a role in his 2016 firing. The commission ruled last month that…

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Suspect Arrested Following Hostage Situation In South City

Suspect Arrested Following Hostage Situation In South City

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  A suspect is in custody after a hostage sitiaution in south St. Louis. Police say the incident began around 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of Cherokee. That’s where a man barricaded himself inside the building with one other person inside. The incident ended at just before 10 a.m. No…

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NATIONAL NEWS

President Trump Defends Call To Fallen Soldier’s Widow

President Trump Defends Call To Fallen Soldier’s Widow

By CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending his call to a fallen soldier’s widow, saying he was “respectful” and did not forget the slain soldier’s name. The widow says Trump’s tone in the phone call angered her and that the president “couldn’t remember my husband’s name.” Monday’s exchange was the…

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President Trump Urges House GOP To Move Quickly On Budget, Tax Cuts

President Trump Urges House GOP To Move Quickly On Budget, Tax Cuts

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump urged House Republicans to move swiftly on passing a budget bill during a conference call Sunday, clearing the way for what he described as historic tax cuts. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence both joined the House GOP call in which Trump called on…

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SPORTS NEWS

Mizzou and Kansas Raise $1.75 Million in Hurricane Relief

Mizzou and Kansas Raise $1.75 Million in Hurricane Relief

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas and Missouri finally got back together on the basketball court, teaming to raise money for hurricane relief in a “Showdown for Relief” exhibition. Devonte’ Graham scored 25 points in the Jayhawks’ 93–87 victory. The last time Kansas and Missouri met in basketball, Devonte’ Graham was a sophomore in high…

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Blues Drop 2nd Straight on Road, 2-1 in Tampa

Blues Drop 2nd Straight on Road, 2-1 in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov became the first Tampa Bay player to score in each of the first five games of a season, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves and the Lightning beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Saturday night. Tyler Johnson also scored for the Lightning, who have won four of five. Vladimir…

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