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Former St. Louis officer accused of assaulting protesters

Former St. Louis officer accused of assaulting protesters

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis police officer has been charged with three felony counts of third-degree assault accusing him of pepper-spraying protesters and a videographer in 2017. Charges were filed Tuesday against William Olsten. Prosecutors said the incident happened in September 2017 outside Busch Stadium during one of many protests that followed…

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Ameren Missouri shares tips to reduce energy use during heatwave

Ameren Missouri shares tips to reduce energy use during heatwave

ST. LOUIS (July 17, 2019) – In advance of the high temperatures and even higher heat index for the St. Louis region later this week, Ameren Missouri is sharing simple cooling and energy efficiency tips to help you increase savings and maintain comfort while reducing energy use. “It’s possible to stay cool while saving money,”…

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NATIONAL NEWS

House Vote Condemns Trump’s Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

House Vote Condemns Trump’s Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn’t “a racist bone in my body.” Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go…

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Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress

WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve. Congress begins two days of hearings Tuesday on the currency planned by Facebook, to…

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SPORTS NEWS

Mizzou to Face Butler at Hall of Fame Classic

Mizzou to Face Butler at Hall of Fame Classic

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou’s matchups for the 2019 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at the Sprinter Center in Kansas City, Mo., have been set, as announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Thursday. All four games of the Hall of Fame Classic will air on the ESPN family of networks. Mizzou will…

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USWNT Captues 2nd Straight World Cup

USWNT Captues 2nd Straight World Cup

LYON, France (AP) — The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe (rah-PEE-noh) converted a penalty kick in the second half. Then, Rose Lavelle put the U.S. up 2-0 against the Netherlands with a solo goal in the 69th minute.…

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LIFESTYLE NEWS

Money Matters: 5 Ways to Cut Expenses After Retirement

Money Matters: 5 Ways to Cut Expenses After Retirement

Sponsored Content Written by: Pier Alsup, American Eagle Credit Union, Chief Community Engagement Officer Is retirement around the corner? Are you looking for ways to cut back or downsize due to one of the breadwinners in your home quitting their job? Many of us are eagerly awaiting the part of life where we can retire, sit…

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8 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

8 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Sponsored Content Written by: Pier Alsup, American Eagle Credit Union, Chief Community Engagement Officer School’s out and summer is here! This means relaxing at the pool, festivals and traveling to far away destinations for vacations. And while we are basking in summer vacation luxuries, it is not the time to “relax” or take a vacation from…

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