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Youth orchestra remains strong after 40 years

12/3/2010
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Forty years ago, a group of 125 young musicians put on their best clothes, tuned their instruments, and took the stage at Powell Hall. No one knew at that time how many performances the Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra would put on. But one of the top ensembles in the country is still going strong.

Mo. regulators choose Cape Girardeau for casino

12/1/2010
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The state Gaming Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve construction of a the casino in southeastern Missouri.

St. Louis City and County, still a divided front

11/19/2010
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A look at the politics of St. Louis regional growth heading into 2011.

Mo. Gaming Commission holds closed meeting today

11/15/2010
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Commissioners are reviewing financial information submitted by the three finalists for the state's lone available casino license. No decision is expected today, though.

Mass burial site at Jefferson Barracks commemorates Allied soliders, civilians

11/11/2010
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Their final resting place at Jefferson Barracks is believed to be the largest mass burial in the U.S.

Family and friends remember soldier who died "doing what he loved."

11/9/2010
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Family and friends say Sgt. First Class Ronald Aaron Grider remained the happy-go-lucky "Hank" they all knew even after nine deployments to a combat zone.

Blunt defeats Carnahan as part of national GOP surge

11/3/2010
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Blunt tells supporters that it's time to get the private sector back on its feet. He'll succeed retiring Mo. Senator Kit Bond in January.

St. Louis County race closer than expected

10/29/2010
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The race for St. Louis County executive often is a given. But in incumbent Charlie Dooley's bid for a third term he's been pursued by a well-funded opponent, Bill Corrigan.

Casino companies make their case to Mo. Gaming Commission

10/21/2010
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Missouri has an available casino license, and three companies trekked to Jefferson City in late October to try and convince the state's Gaming Commission that they should have it. The license became available earlier this year when the President Casino in St. Louis shut its doors.

Cities see Prop A as threat

10/21/2010
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If passed, Proposition A would force St. Louis and Kansas City to ask voters every five years whether or not to keep the earnings tax, and it would prevent any other Missouri city from putting the tax in place.

St. Louis Zoo helps save endangered beetles

10/20/2010
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The once common American burying beetle is now a critically endangered species, found in only a handful of states. The St. Louis Zoo is part of a nationwide effort to save this unusual insect.

Missouri Gaming Commission to hear casino license pitches today

10/19/2010
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The Missouri Gaming Commission will hear pitches today from developers vying for the state's lone available casino license. St. Louis Public Radio's Marshall Griffin report.

Blunt, Carnahan clash in final debate

10/15/2010
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The Democratic and Republican nominees for the seat held by retiring Missouri Senator Kit Bond held their last face-to-face event before next month's general election. Listen to the entire debate here.

Swan song for Ernie Hays

10/1/2010
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After 40 years, Busch Stadium icon will play his final tune.

Money alone can't solve problems at the SLPS

9/29/2010
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The St. Louis Public Schools are under state control for poor academic performance. Though they spend more per pupil than some top-performing districts, money alone can't solve what ails the SLPS.

New design at Arch grounds requires balancing act

9/23/2010
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Preservationists say any changes to the monument's landscape must be done carefully.

Missouri not alone in public defender woes

9/1/2010
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This summer the State Public Defender's Office began turning away new cases in several court districts and put several more on notice. And Missouri's state auditor announced recently that she will review the public defender system.

Despite a good safety net system, St. Louis still struggles to get healthy

8/24/2010
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The "safety net" system in St. Louis picked off where Homer G. Phillips left off. But there's more to getting healthy than beds and doctors.

Missouri holds nation's first referendum on federal health law

7/30/2010
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Proposition C asks whether there should be a state law giving Missouri citizens the right to refuse a mandate to buy health insurance. In 2014, anyone without health insurance may face federal penalties.

'Crown Square' replaces run-down pedestrian mall in Old North St. Louis

7/29/2010
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There's a renaissance afoot on 14th Street in Old North St. Louis. After $35 million and four years of work, dozens of historic buildings have a new life and the road is re-opening to cars. Today community leaders will cut the ribbon on the newly-named Crown Square.
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