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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Missouri chiropractic college has told its alumni association to stay away from campus as a feud between school leaders and graduates escalates.

Logan University in the St. Louis suburb of Chesterfield has forced its alumni organization off campus after the group raised questions about school finances and took a vote of no confidence in the school's board of trustees.

School officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Monday. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch first reported the school's move on Friday.

Dr. Alan Epstein, a past alumni association president, says the graduates' grievances include concerns over excessive presidential pay.  Former school president George Goodman earned nearly $800,000 annually in salary and benefits and had three relatives on the university's payroll.

 

FDA proposes changes to increase safety of pet food

Monday, 28 October 2013 15:27 Published in Local News

In the wake of a recent string of illnesses connected to tainted jerky treats for pets, the FDA is proposing new rules for companies that make dog and cat food.

Officials want companies to use the same methods when making animal food that keep human food safe. The goal is to minimize exposure with contaminants.

The proposed changes come amid reports of over 3,600 dogs becoming ill after eating jerky treats in the past six years.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - For many, golf is more than a game - it's a business opportunity. That's why Washington University in St. Louis is helping students take up a sport that can be a powerful tool for networking.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the university offers international students a course on how to play golf. How popular is the program that began last year? All 20 spots in this year's class were claimed within 12 minutes, and the wait list includes 60 students.

Students from India, China, Iran, Romania, South Korea and Mexico took time away from studying law, chemistry, business or engineering to take the golf class.

Instructor Mark Lewis, club pro at the Highlands Golf and Tennis Center in Forest Park, leads the class of mostly beginners.

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