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Quadruplets born to St. Louis family

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 07:12 Published in Local News

A St. Louis family just got a little bigger.  Salmone Numbere gave birth to four babies on July 2 at SSM St. Mary’s Health Center in Richmond Heights, MO.

The babies, two boys and two girls, range from 2 pounds, 6 ounces to 3 pounds, 12 ounces and are all breathing on their own.  Salmone and her husband Aroloye said, “this is truly a blessing. We couldn’t be more pleased.”

The babies (pictured left to right) are named Eliel, Elias, Elietha, and Elidad.

 

One man is shot and killed overnight and two others are injured in north St. Louis.

Police report witnesses report seeing two suspects standing in a gangway around 10:45 last night. They reportedly opened fire on 3 victims near Semple near Wabada in north city.

A 33-year-old man died from his wounds. A 25 year old woman was shot in the leg.  The third person, a man, was grazed by a bullet. 

The suspects fled on foot and remain at large. No word on a motive.

 

Scott AFB and Fort Leonard Wood start furloughs

Monday, 08 July 2013 11:54 Published in Local News

   Today is the start of unpaid furloughs for about 4,500 civilian employees at Scott Air Force Base in the Metro East. 

    For most workers at Scott Air Force Base--the 11 furlough days are being spread out in one-day-a-week increments for 11 weeks with many civilian workers opting for a 3-day weekend.   

      Lt. Korey Fratini tells the St. Louis Post Dispatch although the furlough days have been spread out it's still costing workers two weeks' pay. So, the base is offering financial and budgeting advice. Work normally done by furloughed workers are being picked up by remaining employees.

   Also,  Fort Leonard Wood in south-central Missouri is furloughing about 3,400 civilian workers under a similar 11-week process.

     The furloughs are part of the sequester cost-cutting deal hammered out by the Obama Administration and Congress for the current fiscal year. 

 

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