St. Louis

St. Louis is a major independent city and inland port in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River just north of the city. These two rivers combined form the fourth longest river system in the world. The city had an estimated 2018 population of 302,838 and is the cultural and economic center of the St.
  • Cardinals 6, Rockies 5: Bullpen can't hold the lead—again
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    Cardinals 6, Rockies 5: Bullpen can't hold the lead—again

    The Rockies were unable to hold a lead and unable to come back after giving up that lead, losing 6-5 to the Cardinals on Thursday after the start was delayed 52 minutes by rain. Up 5-2 in the sixth, Rockies pitchers gave up two-run home runs in back to back innings to give the Cardinals the lead. That, and the Rockies couldn't manage a hit after the sixth inning, so any comeback was DOA. The Rockies are now 58-70. The Cardinals scored in the fourth, sixth, and seventh innings. Each time these runs came via a two-run home run, first from Marcel Ozuna, then Paul DeJong, and finally old friend Dexter Fowler. Thus, despite manufacturing some runs and getting a big home run from Nolan (see below),

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    ACKERMAN: St. Louis is putting itself on the map as a premier racing city

    ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Little by little, it's grown into one of the biggest and best IndyCar races on the circuit in a very short amount of time. And everyone associated with the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 seems to realize they've uncovered something special, a diamond in the rough. You can hear it in their voices, see it in their eyes. And perhaps there's more to come. A lot more. Notice that this Saturday's events at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway now feature a NASCAR K&N race to go along with IndyCar. NASCAR. You might have heard of them. It's no secret that their leadership has been eyeing World Wide's partnership and involvement as a test track for technological advancements in

  • Square UP Builders and Power UP Electrical Contractors Selected AGCMO Keystone Award Finalists for Hotel St. Louis Project
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    Square UP Builders and Power UP Electrical Contractors Selected AGCMO Keystone Award Finalists for Hotel St. Louis Project

    Square UP Builders and Power UP Electrical Contractors have been named Associated General Contractors of Missouri (AGCMO) Keystone Award finalists for their work on the Hotel St. Louis project.  The Keystone Awards, started in 1998, honor the achievements of Missouri's construction firms and their employees in building facilities that support and enhance quality of life. The winners will be announced at the AGCMO's Construction Awards Gala on Nov. 4 at the River City Casino & Hotel in St. Louis. Square UP and Power UP (The UP Companies) helped transform the abandoned and deteriorating, 126-year-old Union Trust building at 705 Olive Street in St. Louis City into an operating boutique hotel under

  • Man charged after 2 bodies found in pickup in St. Louis
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    Man charged after 2 bodies found in pickup in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS — A 63-year-old man is charged with killing two people whose bodies were found in a pickup truck parked in St. Louis. Willie Little was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action. He is being held without bail. The bodies of 41-year-old Toni Washburn and 62-year-old Mark Kuhlenberg, both of St. Louis, were found Friday inside the truck. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Washburn was the mother of Little's children and Kuhlenberg was her new companion. Residents called police Friday and said the truck was parked in the same spot for days, was giving off a foul odor and appeared to have blood leaking from it. An attorney listed

  • Friday: New Football Team, St. Louis Battlehawks Will Play At The Dome in 2020
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    Friday: New Football Team, St. Louis Battlehawks Will Play At The Dome in 2020

    This interview will be on “St. Louis on the Air” over the noon hour Friday. This story will be updated after the show. You can listen live. The XFL is a planned professional U.S. football league with the mission of reimagining America's favorite sport. The league originally debuted in 2001, and only lasted one season. XFL games are set to begin again in February 2020. The St. Louis BattleHawks were one of the league's eight teams announced this week. This Friday on St. Louis on the Air, Sarah Fenske will learn about the XFL resurgence by talking with the BattleHawks Team President, Kurt Hunzeker. Do you plan on watching the XFL games? What do you think of the BattleHawks team name and logo? 

  • Overflowing Solar Trash Compactors Create An Eyesore
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    Overflowing Solar Trash Compactors Create An Eyesore

    A not so pretty picture was pointed out to the Morning Insiders. Decaying, unemptied trash bins along some of the city's most traveled routes. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole listend to one woman who says allowing this to happen is garbage.

  • Plans To Redevelop 11-Acre Vacant Lot In Little Village Stir Controversy
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    Plans To Redevelop 11-Acre Vacant Lot In Little Village Stir Controversy

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  • OIG: City Is Losing Money Giving Free Garbage Service To Nonprofits
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    OIG: City Is Losing Money Giving Free Garbage Service To Nonprofits

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  • Portage, Ind. Mayor Calls For Stricter Testing After Spill
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    Portage, Ind. Mayor Calls For Stricter Testing After Spill

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  • Student Brings Weapon To School In Gary
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    Student Brings Weapon To School In Gary

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  • Don't want to buy? You can borrow household items too
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    Don't want to buy? You can borrow household items too

    Amanda Blum enjoys trying new recipes and experimenting in the kitchen, but like many home cooks she's reluctant to buy expensive and bulky kitchen appliances. Since then, she's become a regular borrower, checking out Kitchen Share's blender, ice cream maker and pressure cooker.

  • WeWork opening first St. Louis office at Met Square building downtown
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    WeWork opening first St. Louis office at Met Square building downtown

    The global office-sharing company WeWork is coming to St. Louis, and has signed a lease for 60,000 square feet in the city's tallest high-rise. WeWork will occupy the entire 22nd and 23rd floors of One Metropolitan Square, a 43-story, 1.5 million-square-foot tower in downtown St. Louis. The deal was announced Wednesday by real estate firm JLL, which represented the building's owner, 601W Cos., in the deal. David Steinbach, managing director of JLL, said the building's ownership went to great lengths to refresh the building and position it to attract tenants like WeWork, spending $2.5 million on renovations in recent years.

  • Boy, 10, Talks About Pain Of Losing Mom To Gunfire
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    Boy, 10, Talks About Pain Of Losing Mom To Gunfire

    Shamar Stewart's mom, Shaunte, was shot and killed while driving home from her own birthday celebration in the Washington Park neighborhood. Shamar opened up to CBS 2's Eric Cox about how he was feeling.

  • Settlement reached in “St. Louis Rams” tickets and merchandise case
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    Settlement reached in “St. Louis Rams” tickets and merchandise case

    The price tag for moving the Rams from St. Louis to Los Angeles keeps growing. Via the Associated Press, a tentative settlement has been reached in a class action filed on behalf of Missouri residents who purchased Rams tickets and merchandise from April 21, 2010 through January 2, 2016. According to the St. Louis Dispatch, [more]

  • Chicago's Marist High School's New State Of The Art Science Wing Complete
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    Chicago's Marist High School's New State Of The Art Science Wing Complete

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