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Stockley Not Guilty; Protesters Gather Downtown, Chant “Injustice!”

Stockley Not Guilty; Protesters Gather Downtown, Chant “Injustice!”

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) A St. Louis circuit judge has ruled former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley, who is white, is not guilty in the shooting death of African-American motorist Anthony Lamar Smith following a police chase in 2011. In his decision, Judge Timothy Wilson determined the state had not met its burden of proof…

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Lawmakers, Gov. Greitens Spar Over Drug Monitoring Program

Lawmakers, Gov. Greitens Spar Over Drug Monitoring Program

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) Finding the money for Missouri’s prescription drug monitoring program is causing debate in Jefferson City. During a July visit to Express Scripts in St. Louis, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced the program. It’s designed to analyze prescription and dispensing data as a means to catch overprescribing of addictive medications. Greitens made the move…

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NATIONAL NEWS

President Announces Decision To Phase Out DACA Program

President Announces Decision To Phase Out DACA Program

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has a “great love” for the young immigrants protected by the DACA program. Speaking before a meeting with administration officials and congressional leaders Tuesday, Trump says he has a “great heart” for the young people. He says he hopes “Congress will be able to help them and do…

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Congress To Speed Up Harvey Aid, Tackle Debt Limit

Congress To Speed Up Harvey Aid, Tackle Debt Limit

By ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers returned to Washington Tuesday facing a daunting to-do list and three months left in the year to show that Republicans can actually get things done. President Donald Trump immediately added a huge complication by rescinding immigration protections for younger immigrants and ordering Congress to come up…

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SPORTS NEWS

Cincy Becomes Cards’ Launching Pad in Win

Cincy Becomes Cards’ Launching Pad in Win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Matheny enjoyed the St. Louis Cardinals’ best all-around game in a while so much, he wouldn’t mind seeing a replay. “I’ll go rewatch it,” Matheny said after the 9-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. “Good starting pitching, clean defense, clean bullpen, timely hitting, got momentum early. I’m really looking…

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Tigers Embarrassed by Purdue 35-3

Tigers Embarrassed by Purdue 35-3

COLUMBIA, MO-(AP). — Purdue quarterback David Blough started his first game of the season Saturday against Missouri. He played like he never wants to give up the role. Blough led the Boilermakers to touchdowns on their first three drives in a 35-3 victory. “David played very well. He was very efficient,” Purdue coach Jeff Brohm…

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