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March 16, 2018 - 2:19 pm
The 49th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade starts at 1 p.m. from 20th and Market Street!
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Teacher helping kids with their homework in classroom at school
March 16, 2018 - 9:53 am
Alton teachers have authorized a strike -- but they're hoping it doesn't come to that.
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March 16, 2018 - 9:26 am
Fridays in March at Washington University's Urology Department are now "vasectomy" days, as doctors try to catch up with the backlog of requests for the surgery.
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Concept for an elderly senior couple living in a nursing home or an assisted living facility. People growing old and aged is an ongoing issue. You can see a walker and a wheelchair.
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March 16, 2018 - 9:13 am
Rauner says the state's already implemented all CDC recommendations, such as replacing faucets and installing special filters.
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St. Peter's Square from Rome in Vatican
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March 16, 2018 - 8:58 am
The thrill of a lifetime for members of the St. Louis University High School Band!
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Newborn baby feet parents holding in hands. Love symbol as heart sign.
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March 16, 2018 - 8:28 am
Between 2020 and 2050, according to Vespa, population growth in the US will slow as a larger number of Baby Boomers begin to die off.
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March 16, 2018 - 7:51 am
New numbers show lives are being saved and opioid addiction is declining as a result of the St. Louis County Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, which marks one year in existence next month.
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March 16, 2018 - 7:00 am
FIGG Bridge Group has won awards for its design of the Clark Bridge that carries Route 67 over the Mississippi at Alton.
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March 15, 2018 - 5:34 pm
Police say 23-year-old Dustin Lockwood's car had a .22 caliber rifle, .22 caliber revolver, spent shell casings, a homemade silencer, explosive materials, knives, a machete and a variety of ammunition while parked at the school.
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens cheers on a crowd after several protestors were removed from the building before a ceremonial signing making Missouri a "right-to-work" state
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March 15, 2018 - 4:58 pm
Lawyers in the Gov. Eric Greitens case argue before the judge on whether there should be cameras in the courtroom for his May 14 felony trial on the invasion of privacy charge.
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