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Board to decide on new federal grant to restart Loop Trolley

Board to decide on new federal grant to restart Loop Trolley

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Backers of a St. Louis trolley that closed almost two years ago because of financial troubles are hoping that a regional board will soon approve a $1.26 million federal grant to help get the line running again next year. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that trolley supporters say the grant would…

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Police Officer, Three Other People Hospitalized after Crash

Police Officer, Three Other People Hospitalized after Crash

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A police officer and three other people were hospitalized after a crash that happened while the officer was trying to get to a different wreck. O’Fallon Police Sgt. Robert Kendall said the officer was responding to a crash with injuries near Highway K and Christina Marie Drive in O’Fallon when he…

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SPORTS


Shildt Fired Over Philosophical Differences

Shildt Fired Over Philosophical Differences

The Cardinals fired former National League manager of the year Mike Shildt over organizational differences Thursday, just one week after St. Louis lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers on a walk-off homer in the wild-card game. Cardinals president John Mozeliak said the firing was “something that popped up recently,” but he refused to expand on…

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USMNT Comes Back for 2-1 Win Over Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying

USMNT Comes Back for 2-1 Win Over Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tim Weah scored on a shot that deflected off the goalkeeper in the 66th minute after Sergiño Dest started the comeback from a first-minute deficit, and the United States rallied past Costa Rica 2-1 on Wednesday night to ease pressure as World Cup qualifying neared the halfway point. Goalkeeper Zack Steffen,…

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NATIONAL


Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

BC-US-Obit-Powell, 16th Ld-Writethru Oct 18, 2021 10:33 AM WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications. In an announcement on social media Monday, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated. He was 84. Powell was the first African American to serve as chairman of…

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US, Haiti Seek Release of 17 Missionaries Snatched by Gang

US, Haiti Seek Release of 17 Missionaries Snatched by Gang

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults and five children with a U.S.-based missionary group who were abducted by a gang notorious for killings, kidnappings and extortion. Police say the group was snatched by the 400 Mawozo gang on Saturday. As authorities…

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