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21 hrs ago | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

News Briefs: Collecting for our troops

To show appreciation to U.S. troops deployed overseas, donations of pocket-sized packages of food such as trail mix and beef jerky, batteries, personal care items and other useful supplies are being collected through O'Fallon's Support Our Troops Supply Drive, which kicked off on Aug. 11. "Troops serving overseas deeply appreciate snacks and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, St. Charles, MO, Lindenwood University

Tuesday | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Sheriff preservation initiative comes up short for Nov. 4 ballot

A petition drive may have come up short to place a charter amendment before St. Charles County voters to vote again this November on changing law enforcement in the county's unincorporated area.

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Tuesday | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Red-light camera bill withdrawn for lack of county council votes

A proposal that would spare cities from a possible ban on red-light cameras in St. Charles County has been withdrawn.

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Related Topix: St. Peters, MO

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Is segregation the problem in Ferguson?

Over the last few days, punditry about Ferguson, Mo., has converged on a common, well-rehearsed narrative about segregation in St. Louis that goes back to the 19th century: whites will do whatever it takes to prevent blacks from moving into their neighborhoods, including redlining, restrictive covenants, large-lot zoning, intimidation and violence.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Agriculture, Science, St Louis County, MO, Florissant, MO, Hazelwood, MO

Thu Aug 14, 2014

ABC News

A Look at Who's in Charge of Ferguson Security

Racial unrest has gripped the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson since Saturday, when 18-year-old Michael Brown - black and unarmed - was shot to death by a white police officer in the city where two-thirds of the 21,000 residents are black and all but three officers on the police force are white.

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, Riot

Boston.com

More on Ferguson, Mo.

Tensions remained high in parts of suburban St. Louis after a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man led to overnight looting, vandalism and dozens of arrests.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Auto Channel

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Aug. 13, 2014: St. Charles County Councilman Cronin found himself without any support from his fellow Councilmen when he attempted to effectively derail the impact of a county-wide referendum on banning Red-Light Cameras.

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Related Topix: St. Peters, MO

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Star Tribune

A closer look at St. Louis suburb where fatal police shooting of unarmed teen led to unrest

FERGUSON, Mo. - Tensions remained high Monday in parts of suburban St. Louis after a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man led to overnight looting, vandalism and dozens of arrests.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

Fri Aug 08, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Keeping toddlers safe with dogs in the houseKeeping toddlers safe...

Many of us are disturbed by the story out of St. Charles County, where the family dog critically injured a two-year-old girl in a vicious attack.

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KOMU-TV Columbia

St. Charles toddler badly injured in dog attack

A 22-month-old St. Charles girl was left in critical condition after an attack by her grandmother's dog.

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Related Topix: St. Charles, MO

Thu Aug 07, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Second man charged in shooting in St. Charles Co. park

A second man has been charged in connection to the shooting that killed a man at a St. Charles County park.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Courthouse News Service

Prosecutors Really Screwed Up, Woman Says

An in-home caregiver spent 5 months in jail and lost custody of her children after state prosecutors recklessly and maliciously charged her with sexual abuse, she claims in court.

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Related Topix: St. Peters, MO

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recent Missouri editorials

This seems unlikely. It could be voters didn't see the need as urgent, or disagreed about the amount of money required, but most surveys have found broad understanding that something must be done soon to smooth and rebuild our highways, repair or replace aging bridges, and invest in other transportation projects important to economic growth.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Buchanan County, MO, St. Peters, MO, St Louis County, MO, Drugs, Opinion

The Family Badge

Ohio Man Sentenced for Texas Credit Card Fraud Scheme

This case was investigated by the Beaumont Police Department, U.S. Secret Service, St. Charles County, Missouri, Sheriff's Office, and the Henry County, Indiana, Sheriff's Office.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

County Council rejects request for cell tower off Penny Royal Lane

The St. Charles County Commission turned down a conditional use permit request for a proposed 190-foot-tall communications tower in an unincorporated area near Wentzville.

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Related Topix: Wentzville, MO

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Artists called to paint St. Charles County Parks

Attention all Missouri and Illinois artists: the St. Charles County Parks Department and the Foundry Art Centre invite you to participate in the Paint Your County Parks competition.

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Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

St. Charles County election recap

Amendment No. 7, the three-quarter-cent sales tax meant for Missouri roadway and other transportation improvements, was voted against by 59 percent of Missouri voters.

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Related Topix: Electronic, No. 9

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Man found deceased in Montecito subdivision lake

At approximately 6:20 a.m. on Aug. 5, the St. Peters Police Department responded to the area of Venice Circle and Florence Drive in the Montecito Subdivision, off Hwy.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

St. Charles police arrest Blanchette Park shooting suspectSt. Charles ...

A 19-year-old St. Charles man is in custody in connection with a shooting at Blanchette Park that left one man dead.

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Related Topix: St. Charles, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Lebanon Daily News

Missouri to execute man convicted in 1995 killing

The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing whether to intervene in the scheduled Missouri execution of an Illinois man condemned to death in the 1995 killing of a suburban St. Louis college student.

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