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An exhibit about the award-winning movie "Lincoln" will open at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois on Friday. Museum officials say film director Steven Spielberg generally doesn't preserve sets from his movies, but "Lincoln" was so special he made an exception.
The sets, costumes and props arrived at the museum on loan from Spielberg and DreamWorks Studios.
   
Meanwhile, the couch where socialite Mary Todd received a gangly young lawyer named Abraham Lincoln will be restored. The Springfield Art Association has raised more than $4,500 to save the 180-year-old sofa.  The unveiling of the restored couch will be February 11.
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 10:17
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   St. Louis County Health Department Director Delores Gunn says there was no orchestrated effort to delay reporting the Edward Mueth scandal to police.  
   Mueth killed himself September 19th, about a month after his bosses at the Health Department discovered that he'd been overcharging the department for services and equipment through a computer company he owned.  Police say Mueth embezzled millions from the county.
   Gunn's statement comes a day after the St. Louis Post-Dispatch published comments from Police Chief Tim Fitch and County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch that were critical of the Health Department's handling of the scandal. Fitch and McCulloch say Health officials had uncovered Mueth's scam about a month before his suicide, but didn't tell them until after his death. 
   Last night, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley expressed his support for Gunn. Dooley told reporters, "I have the complete confidence with Dr. Gunn's ability, what she has accomplished as our Health director, no question about it."
   Meanwhile, Dooley opponent, Councilman Steve Stenger called on Chief Operating Officer Garry Earls to step down over the scandal. Earls says he's not planning to resign.
 
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 04:02
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   The 4th Annual "No Pants" Metrolink Ride is being called a success.  
   St. Louis' Improve Anywhere held its fourth annual event last night.  Participants ditched their pants and hopped on the Metrolink near Forest Park.  They rode downtown to an after party at Pi Pizza.  
   Organizers say the event is aimed at creating a buzz, celebrating public transit, and serving as a reminder that we all need to laugh.
   "No Pants" subway day began in New York 12 years ago.  Similar events are now held in hundreds of cities and 26 countries.
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 03:55
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   Metro-east police say the death of a Worchester, NY woman inside a gas station restroom was probably drug related.  

   Madison County Sheriff Robert Hertz says 25 year old Angela Lamar, a Belleville native, had been traveling through Illinois with her boyfriend, a truck driver, when the couple stopped at a gas station along I-70 just outside of Highland.  

   Lamar was unresponsive when she was found inside the station restroom around 1:00 a.m. Sunday.  She was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland.  

   The Belleville News-Democrat reports that investigators seized a syringe and heroin-filled capsules during their investigation.  Sheriff Hertz says investigators suspect a drug overdose, but toxicology tests are still pending.  

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 02:21
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   Health officials are reminding residents, there is still time to get a flu shot. Due to the high number of cases in the region, Barnes-Jewish Hospital is providing free flu shots to people 18 year old and older next week. The shots will be offered at a two-day clinic.
   This year’s vaccine is well-matched to protect against the strain of H1N1 hitting relatively young and middle-aged adults particularly hard this winter.
   Barnes-Jewish has reported 9 deaths from the flu so far this year and the peak flu season is just getting underway.
   The shots will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, January 20-21, at the O’Fallon Park Rec Complex, 4343 West Florissant, St. Louis.
   For more information, visit www.barnesjewish.org/flu-shots or call 314-867-3627.
 
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 01:01
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   Police are digging for evidence at the home of an elderly woman who was found frozen to death in her driveway last weekend.  Glen Carbon police say their investigation isn't related to the death of 83 year old Mary Kampwerth.  

   Illinois State Police and local officials say they're acting on a tip regarding some type of criminal activity, but won't comment on what the crime was or who may be involved.  

   Investigators using heavy equipment have checked 90-percent of the property, focusing a lot of attention on a pond behind the home.    

   The search of the home and property along Illinois Rte. 159 halted late Tuesday night because of cold and darkness, but investigators say it will resume Wednesday morning.

 

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According to a new survey, Scottrade Center is one of the best stadiums to take in an NHL game.
 
Stadium Journey magazine named Scottrade the fourth best fan experience. The editors ranked the stadiums in the categories of food and beverage, atmosphere, neighborhood, fans, access, return on investment and extras. The magazine said "The enjoyment of attending Blues games keeps getting better and better, and if you are fortunate to attend an NHL game in St. Louis, you will see just how rewarding it is.” Only Xcel Energy Center (Minnesota Wild), Verizon Center (Washington Capitals) and the Tampa Bay Times Forum (Tampa Bay Lightning) were voted higher.
 
See the full review of Scottrade Center: here.
 
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 16:32
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KTRS, St. Louis, MO - A Metro-east man is headed to prison connected to a fatal hit-and-run that happened near Cahokia last summer.

 

Kevin Powell was sentenced to five years in jail and five years of probation after his release. Powell was driving the car that hit and killed 9-year-old Fabian Teson. Fabian was riding his bike when he was hit. He was taken to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in critical condition and died two days later. Within a week investigators located the car that hit Fabian and traced it to Powell.

 

He was driving without a license at the time of the accident.

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