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Drive-by shooting in Ferguson leaves 3 injured, police say

2016-04-29 19:30:00 STLToday.com
Police say the gunfire was outside the home that belongs to the family of young shooting victim Jamyla Bolden. Read Full Story ...

6 pm news



St. Louis Police identify victim in fatal stabbing

2016-04-29 18:33:00 STLToday.com
Joseph Recker, 37, of the 3600 block of Morganford Road, was stabbed during a fight, police said. Read Full Story ...

Fans vote Chris Carpenter, Joe Torre into Cardinals Hall of Fame

2016-04-29 18:25:00 STLToday.com
2005 Cy Young Award winner Chris Carpenter and 1971 NL MVP Joe Torre will be joined in the 2016 induction class by outfielder Terry Moore and team owner Sam Breadon. Read Full Story ...

Crew films American Indian, Lewis and Clark expedition re-enactors for revamped Arch museum

2016-04-29 18:12:00 STLToday.com
Shots of a depiction of a native American hunting scene were taken Friday in St. Charles County. Lewis and Clark scenes on the Missouri River are on tap Saturday. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man suffering gunshot wounds dropped off at hospital and dies

2016-04-29 18:12:00 STLToday.com
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5 pm news



Lego leagues introduce children to coding and engineering

2016-04-29 17:30:00 STLToday.com
Of the 29,000 students competing in the international FIRST Championship, 360 are children as young as in kindergarten demonstrating their Lego models and research. Read Full Story ...

Missouri Republicans meet around the state Saturday to pick convention delegates

2016-04-29 17:07:00 STLToday.com
Cruz supporters still hoping for a contested convention. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



Developers submit plans for the Bevo Mill

2016-04-29 16:58:00 STLToday.com
Plans include a restaurant and microbrewery Read Full Story ...

Wagner also gives Hastert donation to kids' charity

2016-04-29 16:30:00 STLToday.com
Joins Blunt in giving away donations from disgraced former House speaker's PAC Read Full Story ...

Judge orders house arrest for former Pine Lawn cop

2016-04-29 16:30:00 STLToday.com
Steven Blakeney could go to prison when he is sentenced May 11 in civil rights case. Read Full Story ...

Construction worker dies from injuries in Maryville explosion

2016-04-29 16:18:00 STLToday.com
A construction worker who suffered severe burns April 6 in a natural gas explosion in Maryville died Friday at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, officials said. Read Full Story ...

Messenger: The next generation takes a stand on climate change

2016-04-29 16:15:00 STLToday.com
Oregon judge who grew up in St. Louis ruled the lawsuit can move forward. Read Full Story ...

Charlie Nash became head of the Boys Club that helped raise him

2016-04-29 16:15:00 STLToday.com
He died Wednesday from Parkinson's Disease Read Full Story ...

Godfrey man charged with child pornography

2016-04-29 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Madison County sheriff's investigators served a search warrant at his home Thursday. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Daniel Boone Home will become part of St. Charles County park system

2016-04-29 15:30:00 STLToday.com
Lindenwood University donates the building, the surrounding historical village and 200 acres of nearby land to the county. Read Full Story ...

Fryer to make second start in place of Molina

2016-04-29 15:22:00 STLToday.com
Kolten Wong remains out of lineup Read Full Story ...

New Hampshire univeristy: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

2016-04-29 15:03:00 STLToday.com
The table costs nearly as much as in-state students pay annually for tuition and fees. Read Full Story ...

New Hampshire university: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

2016-04-29 15:03:00 STLToday.com
The table costs nearly as much as in-state students pay annually for tuition and fees. Read Full Story ...

2 pm news



State prisons' animal program modeled for England

2016-04-29 14:30:00 STLToday.com
"Puppies For Parole" cited when UK shelter head met with Parliament Read Full Story ...

Nixon signs mid-year budget adjustment

2016-04-29 14:24:00 STLToday.com
The new spending supplements shortfalls in the state's current budget. Read Full Story ...

Former California cop indicted in St. Louis on child porn charge

2016-04-29 14:00:00 STLToday.com
Michael Bruce McDonald, 76, was sentenced to eight years in prison on child sex charges in California before moving to the Philippines, where he claimed he was a volunteer teacher and dance troupe choreographer. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Blunt says 'comprehensive look' at military draft registration is due

2016-04-29 13:45:00 STLToday.com
Comes after House defense committee vote requiring women to register Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Cruz Kasich alliance

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2016-04-29 12:46:36 CagleCartoons

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Cruz and Fiorina air ball

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John R. Lewis, congressman/civil rights leader, coming to STL

2016-04-29 12:30:00 STLToday.com
Activist to deliver Washington University commencement speech Read Full Story ...

For a change, Blues start second round on the road

2016-04-29 12:23:00 STLToday.com
Team has had home ice in previous six series, though it didn't matter much in first round this year Read Full Story ...

Harris-Stowe moves a step closer to offering master's degree programs

2016-04-29 12:16:00 STLToday.com
The university has cleared two of three hurdles on its way to offering graduate degree programs for the first time in school history. Read Full Story ...

Washington University adjunct professors vote to ratify employment contract

2016-04-29 12:14:00 STLToday.com
The contract gives adjuncts health benefits, increased job security and higher pay. Read Full Story ...

Four sentenced to prison, probation in fraudulent tax refund scheme

2016-04-29 12:08:00 STLToday.com
The scheme sought $335,297 via 93 fraudulent 2008-2011 tax returns. Read Full Story ...

Aisha Sultan: I met a beautiful stranger in an airport. Her behavior stunned me.

2016-04-29 12:00:00 STLToday.com
?Traveling ? it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.? ? Ibn Battuta Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Mother's Day visits

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2016-04-29 11:49:57 CagleCartoons

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Ted Cruz gets endorsement from Indiana governor ahead of primary

2016-04-29 11:47:00 STLToday.com
The announcement from Gov. Mike Pence was a setback for front-runner Donald Trump. Read Full Story ...

Glen Carbon gets on board with pool plan

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2016-04-29 11:46:00 theintelligencer.com
Residents of the Village of Glen Carbon will have a place to swim this summer. Read Full Story ...

Village to auction surplus vehicles

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2016-04-29 11:44:00 theintelligencer.com
The Maryville Board approved getting rid of surplus vehicles at the last regular meeting. Read Full Story ...

Teen certified to face charges in double murder in East St. Louis

2016-04-29 11:43:00 STLToday.com
A judge certified him to be charged as an adult. Read Full Story ...

Tax petition drive draws criticism

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2016-04-29 11:41:00 theintelligencer.com
A drive to gather 17,000 signatures for a petition to limit the county?s maximum general property tax rate to .20 would jeopardize public safety, according to a news release issued recently by Madison Read Full Story ...

District 7 students honored for excellence in science fair

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2016-04-29 11:38:00 theintelligencer.com
Thirty-one Edwardsville District 7 students were honored recently for their performance in the 2016 SIUE Regional Science and Engineering Research Challenge. Read Full Story ...

MSCC announces schedule of events for May

2016-04-29 11:31:00 theintelligencer.com
The Main Street Community Center, located at 1003 N. Main Street, has been serving the greater Edwardsville area since 1974. The Center is committed to providing a broad range of group and individual Read Full Story ...

George Noory bringing radio show to Lindenwood stage

2016-04-29 11:30:00 STLToday.com
National "Coast to Coast" radio host booked for June 18 Read Full Story ...

Cruz Trump Hillary and Boehner

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2016-04-29 11:17:41 CagleCartoons

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10 am news



Jennings man charged in shooting at Carondelet Park

2016-04-29 10:53:00 STLToday.com
He was wounded after shooting at park ranger, police said. Read Full Story ...

SIUE Undergraduate Research Experiences Fuel Student Success

2016-04-29 10:45:00 SIUE.edu

Hayley Day, a senior majoring in electrical engineering, demonstrates her research team’s Blind-Aid Glasses.The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Undergraduate Scholars Showcase, held Thursday, April 28, featured the depth and variety of learning experiences offered by the University’s Senior Assignment and Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) programs.

More than 100 students, representing nearly 40 different departments and programs showcased their outstanding research and creative activities.

“We know that students who conduct undergraduate research, especially with a faculty mentor, get more engaged in their studies and experience enhanced learning,” said Erin Behnen, assistant provost for academic innovation and effectiveness. “Senior Assignment and the URCA program provide wonderful opportunities for students to actively participate and apply their learning.”

The event included multi-media and poster presentations, readings, live dance performances and more. A team of students from the SIUE School of Engineering presented their Senior Assignment creation of Blind-Aid Glasses.

“Blind-Aid Glasses use sensors to indicate the distance from an object, and feed that back with vibration motors,” explained Hayley Day, a senior majoring in electrical engineering. “If there’s an object that is close to a person, the vibrations will go fast, and if it’s farther away, the vibrations will be slower. We also have a camera on the glasses that plays a sound in response to a specific color.”

(L-R) Kyle DeProw, a senior mechanical engineering major, explains his project to the School of Engineering’s Associate Dean Chris Gordon, PhD, and Dean Cem Karacal, PhD.Fellow engineering student, Kyle DeProw, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, demonstrated his teleoperative device. DeProw’s project was a culmination of both his Senior Assignment and his work as an URCA associate.

“These kind of devices are used in the surgical field,” DeProw said. “Surgeons control these devices through joysticks and by looking at computer screens. We’ve seen a lot of progress, but the problem is, a lot of surgeons are complaining, because they don’t get the sense of feel as they operate.

“I wanted to control a device through a master controller, and then implement a force feedback sense. I wanted to prove fundamentally that if we include a sense of feel into a robot, we can control it more effectively.”

Molly Marcum, a senior student-athlete, majoring in both mass communications and English, presented her research on the masculinization of democracy. Marcum worked as an URCA assistant with faculty mentor Elza Ibroscheva, PhD and chair of the Department of Mass Communications.

“We wanted to consider how the world, the media and the voters, perpetuate this ideology that men are the only ones who can have this power,” Marcum explained. “The first step is seeing that patriarchy is here, that masculinity is so dominant, and that it’s flooding our democracy and has from the beginning of time.”

Molly Marcum, a senior majoring in mass communications and English, presents her research on the masculinization of democracy.According to Marcum, the opportunity to work on research with Ibroscheva has been life changing.

“It was almost like through her passion, I was able to find my own and really find who I am moving forward into the next step. This experience has helped me to understand what I want to pursue and industries I want to work in.”

The Undergraduate Scholars Showcase concluded with a reception in SIUE’s Meridian Ballroom where each participant received a certificate of achievement.

Photos: Hayley Day, a senior majoring in electrical engineering, demonstrates her research team’s Blind-Aid Glasses.

(L-R) Kyle DeProw, a senior mechanical engineering major, explains his project to the School of Engineering’s Associate Dean Chris Gordon, PhD, and Dean Cem Karacal, PhD.

Molly Marcum, a senior majoring in mass communications and English, presents her research on the masculinization of democracy.

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BIG BEN MAINTENANCE

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2016-04-29 10:32:45 CagleCartoons

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Red Cross helping local fire victim

2016-04-29 10:13:00 theintelligencer.com
Following a devastating home fire, Red Cross volunteers met with those affected and provided assistance for their immediate emergency needs, such as shelter, food, clothing and replacement medications Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Goold: Trying to get a grip on the Cardinals' defense

2016-04-29 09:45:00 STLToday.com
The Cardinals have committed the most errors in baseball. The Cardinals rank high with Defensive Runs Saved. Are they subpar or superb? Read Full Story ...

Goold: Bottom line on Cardinals' defense ? it could be better

2016-04-29 09:45:00 STLToday.com
The Cardinals have committed the most errors in baseball. The Cardinals rank high with Defensive Runs Saved. Are they subpar or superb? Read Full Story ...

Lucifer Cruz

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2016-04-29 09:32:22 CagleCartoons

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North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

2016-04-29 09:29:00 STLToday.com
He was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor for espionage and subversion. Read Full Story ...

Cruz 'n' Hastert

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2016-04-29 09:27:25 CagleCartoons

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8 am news



Mother's Daycards

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7 am news



Missouri pastor who had sex with girl, 16, gets 4 years in prison

2016-04-29 07:45:00 STLToday.com
The ex-pastor pleaded guilty in two other unrelated cases involving two other teenage girls. Read Full Story ...

Wandering horse blocks interstate traffic in Madison County

2016-04-29 07:10:00 STLToday.com
Illinois troopers managed to herd it to safety. Read Full Story ...

Trump's 'foreign' policy

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2016-04-29 07:02:13 CagleCartoons

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6 am news



Pleasant day Friday, rain returns overnight

2016-04-29 06:00:00 STLToday.com
There's an 80 percent chance of rain overnight Friday through Saturday, diminishing to 40 percent Sunday. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



victims of TTIP

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2016-04-29 05:42:31 CagleCartoons

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smoking is suicide

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Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle turn detectives

2016-04-29 05:00:00 STLToday.com
The magician and the author help Scotland Yard in new Fox dramedy "Houdini & Doyle." Read Full Story ...

3 am news



Trump passing Lincoln Monument

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2 am news



Automate Congress

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Nation of Self Promoters

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2016-04-29 02:08:27 CagleCartoons

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1 am news



Contemporary Business Speakversion

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2016-04-29 01:59:56 CagleCartoons

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Business

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12 am news



Cardinals go quiet in quick getaway game

2016-04-29 00:45:00 STLToday.com
Wacha has best stuff of season but loses 3-0 on two home-run swings. Read Full Story ...

Cardinals exit quietly in quick getaway game

2016-04-29 00:45:00 STLToday.com
Wacha has best stuff of season but loses 3-0 on two home-run swings. Read Full Story ...

Cruz and Fiorina

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2016-04-29 00:19:18 CagleCartoons

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Ortiz: No looking back for Hitchcock

2016-04-29 00:15:00 STLToday.com
DALLAS ? Nobody would blame Ken Hitchcock if he dusted off his Stanley Cup championship ring and wore it to the American Airlines Center during the Western Conference semifinals against the Stars. Read Full Story ...

Cardinal bats go quiet in quick getaway game vs. D'backs

2016-04-29 00:10:00 STLToday.com
PHOENIX ? Looking at what essentially was a red-eye flight home from this seven-game venture west, the Cardinals expressed irritation at the late start to the series finale. Read Full Story ...

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