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7 am news

Man gets 10 years in prison in attack of monk

2015-04-01 07:48:00 BND.com

A 19-year-old St. Louis County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for attacking an elderly monk.

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Inmate overpowers guard, escapes from eastern Illinois jail

2015-04-01 07:38:00 BND.com

A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing has escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, uniform and SUV.

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McCaskill: Missouir's political suicides should prompt backlash against nasty politics

2015-04-01 07:30:00 STLToday.com
`If you see a nasty, dirty campaign commercial, then speak with your vote.' Read Full Story ...

4 Joliet teens face child porn charges after posting video

2015-04-01 07:08:00 BND.com

Four northeastern Illinois teenagers face child pornography charges after posting a video of themselves having a sexual encounter.

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Former police officer pleads guilty to attempted stealing

2015-04-01 07:03:00 BND.com

A former police officer in a small northwest Missouri town admits that he took money several times from an evidence room.

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Free iced coffee today at Dunkin' Donuts, plus win a $25 gift card

2015-04-01 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Want to win a $25 gift card to Dunkin' Donuts? Simply, comment at the end of this story. One random winner will be selected. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



3 California woman charged with stealing baby formula

2015-04-01 06:58:00 BND.com

Three California women are jailed after being charged with steal baby formula in Jefferson City and trying to steal more in Moberly.

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Man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

2015-04-01 06:30:00 STLToday.com
The FBI has identified Ricky Shawatza Hall as the person who was killed Monday after the NSA said he failed to obey orders. Read Full Story ...

H&R Block eliminates about 90 jobs, mostly in Kansas City

2015-04-01 06:23:00 BND.com

H&R Block says it is eliminating about 90 jobs, mostly at its Kansas City headquarters.

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Two St. Louisans, 2 tasks: Making her own wedding cake and showing off Scottish food

2015-04-01 06:00:00 STLToday.com
Lia Weber of "Next Great Baker" will make her own wedding cake; Alastair Nisbet demonstrates Scottish food. Read Full Story ...

Man's body discovered in St. Joseph pond

2015-04-01 06:00:00 STLToday.com
Police said the man's body showed no apparent signs of trauma.  Read Full Story ...

4 am news



Historic designation sought for Murphysboro courthouse

2015-04-01 04:48:00 BND.com

Continued repairs to an aging southern Illinois courthouse have some elected leaders hoping for a federal historic designation that could make it easier to pay for the building's preservation.

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Man, 76, dies after being run over by wife

2015-04-01 04:33:00 BND.com

Madison County authorities say an investigation is ongoing into the death of a 76-year-old man believed to have collapsed in his driveway before being run over by his wife.

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Crowd gathers to mourn 2 killed near downtown St. Louis

2015-04-01 04:33:00 BND.com

Several dozens of people have gathered to mourn two people who were killed while riding in a car near downtown St. Louis.

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Jim Thome to be inducted into Peoria hall of fame

2015-04-01 04:23:00 BND.com

It's not quite the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, but Jim Thome (TOH'-mayz) says his induction into a central Illinois equivalent is still highly meaningful for him and his…

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Elgin man gets 37 years in prison in sexual assault of child

2015-04-01 04:23:00 BND.com

An Elgin man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child he knew.

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EXCHANGE: Business offers puzzle rooms for team-building

2015-04-01 04:13:00 BND.com

After 45 minutes locked in together, Team Pens to Lens knows time is running out. The six young adults from Champaign agree: they need help.

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Missouri House OKs excluding mandatory tips from sales tax

2015-04-01 04:13:00 BND.com

Restaurant owners say the Department of Revenue has been trying to collect sales tax on mandatory tips for large groups of diners.

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Trinity Test site opening to face protest from residents

2015-04-01 04:13:00 BND.com

Seven decades after an atomic bomb helped end World War II, families in New Mexico's Tularosa Basin want tourists to know nearby residents later suffered from health problems.

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Missouri House moves bill to expand beer growlers forward

2015-04-01 04:08:00 BND.com

The Missouri House has advanced a bill that would allow sales of beer growlers in grocery and convenience stores.

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3 am news



Walgreens helping Shedd Aquarium cut pharmaceutical waste

2015-04-01 03:48:00 BND.com

A partnership with Walgreens is reducing pharmaceutical waste at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. At the same time, it's ensuring veterinarians can quickly get everything from drops to settle a baby sea…

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Naked woman found dead in brush near Brooklyn strip clubs

2015-04-01 03:18:00 BND.com

Authorities are seeking the public's help identifying a woman found dead with apparent gunshot wounds near strip clubs not far from the Illinois-Missouri border.

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'Body by Jake' founder bringing fitness campaign to state

2015-04-01 03:08:00 BND.com

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is partnering with a national fitness icon to help combat childhood obesity in the elementary and middle schools.

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U of Illinois pushes to finish budget-cuts plan

2015-04-01 03:08:00 BND.com

University of Illinois administrators are pushing to finish a plan by next month to deal with the 31.5 percent cut Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed in state funding for universities.

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1 am news



Kansas Highway Patrol says 2 killed in small plane crash

2015-04-01 01:33:00 BND.com

The Kansas Highway Patrol says two Kansas City-area men were killed in a small plane crash in Linn County.

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12 am news



Missouri Senate defeats proposal to expand Medicaid

2015-04-01 00:28:00 BND.com

Missouri senators have defeated a proposal to expand eligibility for Medicaid.

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Air National Guard fighter jets taken down off their pedestals at Lambert

2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
The display aircraft will be shipped to Whiteman Air Force Base to be on display with the 131st Bomber Wing. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: One family against the Knights of Columbus

2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Plans to expand the Knights' hall would put a parking lot 6 feet from the family's house.  Read Full Story ...

Chess championships take cue from televised poker, move to live broadcasts

2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
The 2015 U.S. Chess Championships, which begin this week at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis, will be live-streamed from the club's new television studio. Read Full Story ...

The drama, the tension--the chess championships? Broadcast live from St. Louis

2015-04-01 00:15:00 STLToday.com
The 2015 U.S. Chess Championships, which begin this week at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis, will be live-streamed from the club's new television studio. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis venture offers a modern approach to Passover traditions

2015-04-01 00:00:00 STLToday.com
70,000 Jews from all over the world are expected to sell their chametz online, either through the Chabad.org website, or via a Passover Assistant app available on smartphones. Read Full Story ...



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