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Military bars troops from attending Vacation Bible school honor

Military bars troops from attending Vacation Bible school honor

Wow.. this is a really painful read.  And as someone who grew up in the “Show Me State,” its particularly painful.  78 more words

[Crime & Punishment NEWS] St. Louis County cop charged with assaulting man with baton on MetroLink platform : News

ST LOUIS, Missouri — A decade plus veteran of the St Louis Police Force charged with assault and battery after an altercation with a pedestrian on a MetroLink platform in early 2014. 28 more words

2014 Missouri Primaries Preview

As lively as the primary season has been and as the upcoming general election season is anticipated to be in a lot of places, that’s how boring it is and will be around here.  1,376 more words

St. Louis Local

Penn State may have a new AD ready to introduce

Now that we have reached into Friday afternoon, it seems as though news is starting to slow down. That is not quite the case in State College, Pennsylvania, where it appears Penn State is ready to introduce to the world its new athletics director. 204 more words

Rumor Mill

Attorney: Botched Execution Shows Process is 'Callous Trial-and-Error'

ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) – The nation’s third botched execution in six months has death row lawyers, including one in Missouri, crying foul.

Missouri attorney Cheryl Pilate, who represents several death row inmates, says the recent botched execution in Arizona shows the execution process is one of callous trial-and-error. 191 more words

News

Small town spirit

The festive spirit of this old town along the Blackwater River in Missouri is evident in it decorations. The tiny town has a population of less than 200, but the few people there swell big with pride over their little town.

Downtown Blackwater, MO

Travel

The First District, Part Eight

Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

N.B. Blanton, after proving uninterested in persuasion and not amenable to bribery, yielded his post as judge of the election to the threat of lynching. 712 more words

Road To War