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  1. East St. Louis police dog diesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A local police canine died earlier this week following a morning training session, the East St. Louis Police Department said.

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  2. MO: Metro Workers Picket Outside Transit Agency's Headquarters, Demand New ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... fall of 2015. "If you can get a raise, why can't you give us a fair contract?" asked Pandora Holman, 49, of East St. Louis, who said she had driven a bus for Metro for 26 years. "We need to feed our families." Tension between the union and transit ...

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  3. Police dog dies due to heat strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. An East St. Louis K9 Officer is dead after officials said he suffered heat stroke.

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  4. Authorities searching for man who tried to lure child in East St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    Police said they are searching for a man who tried to lure a child into his car in East St. Louis.

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  5. S. Illinois woman accused of stealing from charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KFVS12

    ... Inc. Authorities do not say how much money she is accused of taking. She pleaded not guilty Wednesday in East St. Louis federal court and is free on $10,000 bond. Robtoy is to go to trial Nov. 3. An indictment says Robtoy transferred money into her ...

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  6. Lightning strike suspected cause of overnight Washington Co. church fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    HOYELTON, Ill. Firefighters said lightning is likely the culprit of an early Thursday morning fire at the Zion Evangelical United Church on East.

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  7. Winning a big part of area's storied programsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... the list, but having a program since 1900 is certainly an easier route to the list than starting one in 1978. East St. Louis tops the list with 737 wins entering the 2014 season, followed by Chicago Mount Carmel with 708. Rounding out the top 10 are ...

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    Wednesday Aug 27 | San Francisco Bay View

    The city of East St. Louis was the scene of one of the bloodiest race riots in the 20th century.

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  9. The Racism Seen in Ferguson Still Thrives Almost Everywhere in AmericaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Daily Kos

    ... the West-Side And he's free to be put in a cage in Hough in Cleveland And he's free to be put in a cage in East St. Louis And he's free to be put in a cage in Fillmore in San Francisco And he's free to be put in a cage in Roxbury in Boston They're ...

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  10. Cahokia man receives 25-year sentence for kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Cahokia man has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars for the 2012 kidnapping of an East St. Louis man.

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  11. Cahokia man gets 25 years in prison for kidnappingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Cahokia man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for kidnapping a man in East St. Louis.

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  12. 2014 Missouri Walkthrough: Safety unit loaded with athletic freshmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Rock M Nation

    ... back in fall practice. Upperclassmen have raved about his athleticism. While Tavon Ross and Greg Taylor (an East St. Louis product who didn't qualify and will come to Columbia after a couple of JUCO years) garnered a lot of attention for their film ...

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  13. Ferguson: As Michael Brown Laid to Rest Family Asks for CalmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Skanner

    ... at the hands of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The elder Michael Brown, Fulton and Trayvon's Father, East St. Louis Tracy Martin, Rev. Al Sharpton, and attorneys for the case surrounding his son's tragic death on the eve of Michael's funeral ...

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  14. Hundreds of mourners wait outside church for Michael Brown's funeralRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Day

    ... up outside the church waiting for the doors to open at 9 a.m. One of those waiting was Markesha Coleman of East St. Louis. She said she wanted to show her support for Brown's family. "We want them to stand strong," Coleman said. "We want justice for ...

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  15. Spellbinders connects older and younger generations through oral storytellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | The Aspen Times

    ... a personal level. She recalled a story she told at Aspen Elementary about a group of third-grade students in East St. Louis who called themselves "The Earth Defenders" and went around cleaning up neighborhoods in their area. "They told me if the ...

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  16. Destroyed QuikTrip R. Gino Santa Maria / Shutterstock.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | The American Conservative

    ... lives around it in the vast metro area. Some regions around St. Louis do have staggering crime levels; East St. Louis' 50 violent crimes per 1,000 people per year makes it the most violent and dangerous city in the USA. Ferguson, however, had only ...

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  17. Michael Brown's Father Speaks Out With Trayvon Martin's ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Switched

    ... Sunday's event, as did U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), who was born in St. Louis. Tracy Martin, an East St. Louis native, spoke at Peacefest last year. He had already been scheduled to speak again this year before Brown was shot -- but Brown's ...

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  18. Thousands expected at PeaceFest 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... est Park for PeaceFest. Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1p5EWqq Trayvon Martin's father, East St. Louis native Tracy Martin , is expected to speak. There are also live musical performances and softball games planned.

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  19. Trayvon Martin's dad speaking at Peace FestTrayvon Martin's dad...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... tral Field. Both parents of Martin are expected to attend, and the dad, Tracy Martin, who is also a native of East St. Louis, is expected to speak.

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  20. Tant: Police, mob violence woven into American historyRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... abusing their authority, and the National Guard had to be called in to quell the disorder. The town was East St. Louis, Ill., and the date was July 2, 1917. Less than a century of time and fewer than 20 miles of distance separate the towns of East ...

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