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   Some drivers may face a soggy, slow driver home because of a broken water main in downtown Clayton.  

   St. Louis County Police report that two southbound lanes of Hanley Road are closed between Carondelet Avenue and Bonhomme.  

   Police say they expect the lane restrictions to stay in place until after tomorrow's morning rush.  They're asking drivers to avoid the area.

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Another executive at a Clayton-based company that sold prearranged funeral services admitted to being a part of a massive fraud scheme.

Randall Sutton was the ex-president of National Prearranged Services and one of six top officials who was named in a $600 million criminal case. Sutton pleaded guilty to four felony charges and faces up to 7 years in prison when he is sentenced in November.

Sutton is the fourth defendant in the case to plead guilty and the last two defendants are slated to appear in court August 5.

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An accident has the intersection of Brentwood and Maryland in downtown Clayton shutdown.

It appears that a teenage driver ran a red light and was t-boned by a Mercedes. The teen's SUV flipped over and several bystanders pulled the boy from the car.

KTRS News spoke to one man who was involved in accident and he shared his thoughts as he saw the accident unfold. "You know people say it's all in slow motion. What was running through my head, was I was actually trying to put my car in reverse", he said. "I was just about managed to do it when he hit me."

No word on any injuries as a result of that accident, but police are on the scene and directing traffic away from the intersection.

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 Newsweek Magazine and the Daily Beast.com have come out with their yearly list of the best two-thousand public high schools in America. 

In Missouri, the top seven are all in St. Louis. 

Ladue High School leads the list of Missouri public high schools as the most effective in turning out college ready grads. Nationwide--it came in at number 166 in the list of 2000.

The results are based on several components including graduation rate, college acceptance, standardized testing , ACT and SAT scores and percentage of students enrolled in at least one advanced course. 

Clayton follows at second highest in Missouri  and number 170 nationwide--followed by Metro Academic and Classical High in the city, Lindbergh, LaFayette, Kirwood and Francis Howell. 

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/features/2013/americas-best-high-schools.html

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