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ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals will wear a patch on their left sleeve this season to honor the memory of Stan Musial.

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The Hall of Famer widely considered the greatest Cardinal player ever died in January.

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To honor his memory, the Cardinals will debut the patch in the season opener Sunday at Arizona.

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The patch is unusual for one honoring a deceased icon: There is no black, a nod to Musial's always-sunny disposition. It features a red border and Musial's number 6, in red, with his signature through the number.

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The background of the patch is the color of the jersey - gray for road games, white for home, and cream-colored when the Cardinals wear their new alternate jersey.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 12:35
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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southwestern Illinois jury has acquitted one of four people who had been accused in the 2011 stabbing death of a Georgia man.

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The Belleville News-Democrat reports that 39-year-old Christopher Mays of Caseyville was found not guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder and felony murder.

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Authorities say 38-year-old Melvin Gregory moved to the area from Conyers, Ga., to live with his girlfriend. After those two got into an altercation that involved Mays and two other defendants, Gregory's body was found in August 2011 on the side of a road by horseback riders near Cahokia.

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The three other defendants have pleaded not guilty and await trial.

 

Thursday, 28 March 2013 12:32
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The suspended mayor of Ellisville will be the subject of a hearing in St. Louis County Court this afternoon (Thursday). Wednesday Mayor Adam Paul's attorney, Chet Pleban, spoke with KTRS's McGraw Millhaven.  

Pleban said his client is suing to stop the impeachment, which he called  collusion between city councilman, Matt Parillo and Ellisville city attorney, Paul Martin.  Pleban read emails on the air between the two that listed possible charges and laid out a plan to remove Mayor Paul from office. Pleban says Martin and Parillo took their plan to former city council woman Katie James three days before she formally presented the charges against the mayor as her own.

James tells McGraw Thursday morning she acted alone and only sought the advice of the city attorney and councilman Parillo. Katie James says, "I don't know why the city went farther with my charges, I'm not privy to that. Why they feel the relationship with the mayor has devolved that they feel they cannot work with him. I want the city just to work." "Did his actions rise to a level to overthrow a duly elected mayor of a town?" Katie James: And I don't have all the facts in that. Do I think he is a capable a mayor..no I do not." McGraw: "Again..should the vote of the people of Ellisville be overturned by the council?" James:"If he broke the law? Yes."

For months, James had claimed that Paul mistreated her when he tried to have police officers remove her from a meeting in May. When she learned of another incident where Paul had tried to remove a resident from a meeting in February. She tells McGraw that's when she decided to take action.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 11:13
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri House committee is considering bill that would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous after claiming their prizes.

 

   Sponsoring Rep. Rochelle Walton Gray, of Black Jack, told the House Local Government Committee Thursday that winning the lottery can subject a person to hardship. Her measure would prevent the Missouri Lottery from releasing the names or addresses of prize winners without their written consent.

   Officials from the Missouri Lottery say revealing a winner's identity provides legitimacy to games and helps sell more tickets. The names of lottery winners are also subject to Missouri's Sunshine Law, making identity information available to open records request.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 09:31
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    The union representing about 800 building and food service workers who went on strike at the University of Illinois earlier this month says they've reached a tentative deal with the school.  Service Employees International Union spokesman Adam Rosen says employees will vote on the four-year offer today and tomorrow.  

     Details of the agreement aren't being released, but University spokesperson Robin Kaler says administrators are optimistic that it will be accepted.

 
Thursday, 28 March 2013 02:33
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     Metro will be giving some passengers free rides under a federal class action settlement agreement.  The transit agency was sued over MetroLink credit and debit card receipts that violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act.  

     Under the law, merchants can print up to the last five digits of a customer's credit or debit card number or the card's expiration date on their receipt, but not both.  Between January 2010 and August 2011, Metro had been printing both.  

     The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that people who used credit or debit cards to buy tickets during the 20 month period can make claims by July 3 for free ride passes or tickets.  Those who still have their receipts could get $30 cash instead.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 02:20
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     Some customers of one local grocery chain are wondering why they are just now learning about a series of credit card fraud incidents.  

     In a statement, Schnuck's spokesperson Paul Simon said that the company had become aware on March 15 that some customers had noticed unauthorized charges on their card statements for credit cards they had used at Schnucks.  Complaints have be received from shoppers across the metro area.  

     Schnucks officials say they're working with police and a private outside forensic team to try to find the source of the compromise.  

     Police say the leak may not be with the grocer, but with a third-party vendor that processes transactions.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 01:50
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     A quarry worker is dead after a becoming pinned under a pile of rocks at a Maryland Heights quarry Wednesday afternoon.  St. Louis County Deputy Police Chief Joe Delia says the accident happened during blasting at the Fred Weber North Quarry just before 4 p.m.  

     The victim is identified as 61-year-old WIlliam Sievert of St. Peters.  A statement from the company indicates that Sievert had worked for Fred Weber for 24 years.  

     Police won't comment on how Sievert died, saying just that the incident is still being investigated. No one else was injured. 

     The quarry is located just southwest of the I-270 interchange with I-70.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 17:54
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The search continues for a hit-and-run driver Wednesday afternoon.

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Fox 2 reports the driver hit two people near the intersection of West Florissant and Pope. The victims were taken to the hospital in unknown condition. No description of the suspect's vehicle has been released.

 

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 17:06
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri House members have approved a trio of measures that could reduce taxes for some businesses.

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Representatives on Wednesday passed bills that would create new incentives for the construction of computer data centers and investors in high-tech, startup businesses. Both of those measures now go to the Senate.

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   The House also gave initial approval Wednesday to a bill that would gradually reduce the state's corporate income tax rate from its current 6.25 percent to 4.25 percent by 2016. The bill also would make Missouri's individual income tax brackets subject to annual inflationary adjustments, potentially reducing future taxes for some people. Another provision seeks to increase Missouri's tax collections from Internet sales.

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   All told, the measures could reduce Missouri's revenues by tens of millions of dollars annually.

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