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SLPS Sues 32 Teachers Who Quit Early

SLPS Sues 32 Teachers Who Quit Early

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis public school district is suing 32 teachers for breaking their contracts by leaving their jobs early. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the district filed nearly identical lawsuits this summer against teachers who left the district in 2015 or 2016. Starting in 2015, the district required non-tenured teachers…

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Judge Weighs Regulating St. Louis Police During Protests

Judge Weighs Regulating St. Louis Police During Protests

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters asking a federal judge to regulate St. Louis police conduct have described being beaten and pepper-sprayed during recent demonstrations, but police defended their efforts to disperse sometimes unruly crowds. At issue is a lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed over what it calls “unlawful and unconstitutional…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Funeral Held For U.S. Soldier At Center Of Trump Fight

Funeral Held For U.S. Soldier At Center Of Trump Fight

Funeral held for US soldier at center of Trump fight By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Mourners remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman but his three comrades who died with him. Some of the…

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Charges, Insults Fly After Trump Aid Assails Congresswoman

Charges, Insults Fly After Trump Aid Assails Congresswoman

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an “empty barrel” making noise. A Trump spokeswoman said it was “inappropriate” to question Kelly in light of his stature as a retired…

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SPORTS NEWS

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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Mizzou Hangs Early, UGA Runs Away Late 53-28

Mizzou Hangs Early, UGA Runs Away Late 53-28

(AP) — Georgia coasted through its first three SEC wins, especially on defense. When the defense finally encountered adversity, a deep running attack took over to lead a near-record night for the offense. Sony Michel ran for two touchdowns as No. 4 Georgia answered an early scare with 26 straight points to beat Missouri 53-28…

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