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Audit Finds Lack Of Planning And Oversight On More Than 130 St. Louis Taxing Districts

Audit Finds Lack Of Planning And Oversight On More Than 130 St. Louis Taxing Districts

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  A Missouri state audit shows a lack of planning and oversight in more than 130 taxing districts in St. Louis. During a Thursday news conference in downtown St. Louis, Auditor Nicole Galloway released her findings in the first of three audits related to economic incentives. “The rampant use of local taxing…

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2-year-old girl dead in shooting in St. Louis-area home

2-year-old girl dead in shooting in St. Louis-area home

GLASGOW VILLAGE, Mo. (AP) — A 2-year-old girl is dead after being shot inside a home in the latest of several shootings involving children in the St. Louis area this year. St. Louis County police say they were called Wednesday afternoon to a home in the town of Glasgow Village. The caller believed the child…

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NATIONAL


Witness denounces ‘fictional’ Ukraine election interference

Witness denounces ‘fictional’ Ukraine election interference

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former White House Russia analyst sternly warned Republican lawmakers in the impeachment probe Thursday to quit pushing a “fictional” narrative that Ukraine not Russia interfered in the 2016 election as they defend President Donald Trump. Fiona Hill, a career expert on Russia, and David Holmes, a State Department official in Kyiv…

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Judge temporarily stops 1st federal execution in 16 years

Judge temporarily stops 1st federal execution in 16 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily halted the first federal execution in 16 years as a lawsuit on how the government intends to carry it out continues. U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutka said in a Wednesday evening ruling that the public is not served by “short-circuiting” legitimate judicial process. “It is greatly…

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SPORTS


Blues Spoil Maroon Homecoming with 3-1 Win Over Tampa Bay

Blues Spoil Maroon Homecoming with 3-1 Win Over Tampa Bay

ST. LOUIS (AP) — There was no storybook ending for St. Louis native Pat Maroon in his return home Tuesday night. Oskar Sundqvist and David Perron scored to lead the Blues to a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning, spoiling Maroon’s much-anticipated return after helping his hometown team to a Stanley Cup title last…

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Mizzou Offense Can’t Get Going vs. UF

Mizzou Offense Can’t Get Going vs. UF

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Nothing about Kyle Trask’s path to becoming Florida’s starting quarterback was easy. Something as trivial as a sluggish first half doesn’t rattle him. Trask threw two touchdown passes in the third quarter to help No. 11 Florida shake free of Missouri 23-6 on Saturday. The former high school backup, who took…

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