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9 pm news

Sewage spilling into creek in north St. Louis County

2014-09-15 21:30:20 kmov.com
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Quinn: Monitor not needed oversee state hiring

2014-09-15 21:08:00 BND.com

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, in a filing late Monday in federal court, contends a court appointed monitor is not necessary to ensure compliance with political hiring bans and suggested by…

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New Parking Kiosks Create Confusion

2014-09-15 21:00:00 alestlelive.com
The new parking kiosks in Lots B and C have created confusion for students, faculty and visitors by software issues that have been addressed and resolved. Read Full Story ...

Black Girls Rock! event aims to inspire retention of African American women on campus

2014-09-15 21:00:00 alestlelive.com
Special guest speakers and performers took the stage at the Black Girls Rock! first event of the semester to ?Lecture. Perform. Inspire.? members of the audience. Read Full Story ...

8 pm news



Man convicted in girl's death during 2011 burglary

2014-09-15 20:43:00 BND.com

A guilty verdict was returned Monday against a parolee accused in the stabbing death of a suburban Chicago girl during a 2011 burglary of her home.

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Monday's high school scores

2014-09-15 20:07:00 BND.com

Following is a list of games played in the metro-east on Monday.

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Thief swipes car with 91-year-old inside in Richmond Heights

2014-09-15 20:00:00 STLToday.com
Elderly woman is later released unhurt. Search for car and thief continues. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



Man wanted for setting fire at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

2014-09-15 19:55:00 STLToday.com
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Sewage spills into Bellefontaine Neighbors creek, MSD crew working to fix

2014-09-15 19:34:00 STLToday.com
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White House backs use of body cameras by police

2014-09-15 19:08:00 BND.com

The White House says requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to the mistrust between police and their communities that fueled unrest last month in Ferguson,

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6 pm news



Mascoutah posts a big road win; Nashville moves to 3-0

2014-09-15 18:53:00 BND.com

It's a drill the Mascoutah Indians work on every week at practice and on Friday it paid off with a big victory.

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St. Clair County urging doctors to fight prescription drug abuse

2014-09-15 18:41:07 kmov.com
The abuse of prescription pain killers has led to what some call a heroin epidemic St. Clair County physicians are urged to join a program that has been in place for years. The program is a prescription drug monitoring system that hopes to curb Illin Read Full Story ...

Woman accused of driving drunk, being combative with police

2014-09-15 18:40:32 kmov.com
A St. Louis woman is facing charges after she allegedly tried to fight police after an accident in St. Charles. Read Full Story ...

Grand jury now has until January to decide whether to charge Ferguson officer

2014-09-15 18:30:00 STLToday.com
A judge extended the St. Louis County grand jury term to Jan. 7, although officials say that doesn't mean the examination of evidence in a fatal police shooting will take that long. Read Full Story ...

Union: CPS layoffs will hurt school cleanliness

2014-09-15 18:28:00 BND.com

The union representing custodians in Chicago Public Schools said Monday that it will be difficult to keep schools clean once a private company takes over the work.

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Witness to north St. Louis police shooting says he hasn't been interviewed by police

2014-09-15 18:22:53 kmov.com
A 23-year-old was shot and killed after showing a knife to an officer in North St. Louis, according to Chief Sam Dotson. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Police investigation of Michael Brown shooting not complete

2014-09-15 17:13:14 kmov.com
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Sudanese woman faced death for refusing to reject Christianity

2014-09-15 17:07:00 STLToday.com
Meriam Ibrahim says she was under pressure to convert to Islam but kept her faith Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



MU to partner in study of Italian antiquities

2014-09-15 16:43:00 BND.com

Students at the University of Missouri in Columbia will be the first in the nation to take part in a massive study of ancient Roman artifacts that have been stored…

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Highland football players concerned strike will affect scholarship opportunities

2014-09-15 16:36:48 kmov.com
Monday marks the third day the Highland School District is without classes due to a teachers? strike. The high school football team is growing anxious as games are cancelled and players? futures are affected. Read Full Story ...

Police: No arrests during Ride of the Century

2014-09-15 16:36:16 kmov.com
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4 accused in fatal Franklin Co. wreck had been drinking, speeding, police say

2014-09-15 16:24:12 kmov.com
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Homicide case leads Missouri deputies to guns

2014-09-15 16:17:35 kmov.com
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says deputies found roughly 400 guns at a business being searched as part of a homicide investigation. Read Full Story ...

Jefferson County man pleads guilty in wife's death

2014-09-15 16:13:00 BND.com

A 56-year-old Jefferson County man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in his estranged wife's death.

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2nd year of Illinois osprey project wraps up

2014-09-15 16:03:00 BND.com

Illinois biologists are finishing the second phase of an eight-year project to strengthen the osprey population in the state.

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3 pm news



West County city may drop program teaching kids about danger of drugs

2014-09-15 15:57:28 kmov.com
Schools in Des Peres may stop using the D.A.R.E program to teach students about drugs Read Full Story ...

Cat Stevens announces brief US concert tour

2014-09-15 15:48:00 BND.com

New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road.

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NFL on concussions

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2014-09-15 15:43:59 CagleCartoons

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Columbia Eagles volleyball flying high with 13-0 start

2014-09-15 15:13:00 BND.com

After their first 13 matches the past three seasons, the Columbia Eagles are a combined 38-1.

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2 pm news



local FLREINFORCEMENTS

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2014-09-15 14:44:23 CagleCartoons

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Chicago, NY, Hawaii on Obama library's short list

2014-09-15 14:33:00 BND.com

Chicago, New York and Honolulu are on the short list to host President Barack Obama's future presidential library.

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Carbon monoxide sickens dozens of students at Illinois middle school

2014-09-15 14:30:00 STLToday.com
About 60 middle school students were sent to Springfield-area hospitals Monday Read Full Story ...

Pope Francis performs marriage for woman who had child outside of marriage

2014-09-15 14:30:00 STLToday.com
The Vatican views sex outside marriage as sin, but Francis stresses the church should be a forgiving one. Read Full Story ...

Pope Francis performs wedding for woman who had child outside of marriage

2014-09-15 14:30:00 STLToday.com
The Vatican views sex outside marriage as sin, but Francis stresses the church should be a forgiving one. Read Full Story ...

Eric Cantor Takes A Spin in the Washington/Wall Street Revolving Door

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2014-09-15 14:21:36 CagleCartoons

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Governor candidates spotlights on business, hiring

2014-09-15 14:13:00 BND.com

Illinois' gubernatorial campaigns took jabs at each other on business and hiring Monday, with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate accusing Republican businessman Bruce Rauner of profiting "from fraud" and…

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Aquatic center dedication held

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2014-09-15 14:10:00 theintelligencer.com
Sharon Fruit elected not to speak Sunday during the dedication of the Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center on the Edwardsville High School campus Read Full Story ...

City working on new agreement for Rusty's site

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2014-09-15 14:05:00 theintelligencer.com
A new development agreement for the former site of Rusty?s cleared its first hurdle at a recent Edwardsville Finance Committee meeting. Read Full Story ...

Tiger Ambush Classic will feature 19 bands

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2014-09-15 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Anywhere from 4,000 to 8,000 people will be visiting Edwardsville this weekend when the Edwardsville High School Band hosts its 7th Annual Tiger Ambush Classic band competition on Sept. 20 at the EHS Read Full Story ...

Breakfast with Bernie: Cardinals right where they should be

2014-09-15 14:00:00 STLToday.com
Welcome to "Breakfast with Bernie," a daily take on the sports world brought to you from the First Bank Studio. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



AP Interview: Durbin denies 'bullying' businesses

2014-09-15 13:53:00 BND.com

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarters overseas ? moves his Republican challenger has described as "bullying"

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Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound

2014-09-15 13:49:00 BND.com

Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default rates…

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Edwardsville and Althoff tighten grip on No. 1 spots in BND football rankings

2014-09-15 13:27:00 BND.com

Large-School Football Rankings (Class 5A-8A)

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Foster takes seat on board

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2014-09-15 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Ronald J. Foster, Jr., a lifelong resident of Glen Carbon and an attorney for the Edwardsville law firm Schoen, Walton, Telken & Foster, has been appointed to the Glen Carbon Fire Protection Board Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



St. Louis-area schools not likely to allow guns

2014-09-15 12:58:00 BND.com

Many superintendents in the St. Louis area say they don't want guns in their schools despite a new state law allowing designated staff to carry them.

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St. Louis County woman pepper-sprayed twice after DWI crash that injured passenger

2014-09-15 12:45:00 STLToday.com
Danielle Nicole Scola, 23, is charged with multiple offenses Read Full Story ...

Missouri education commissioner to resign

2014-09-15 12:37:16 kmov.com
Missouri?s top education official says she will resign at the end of this year. Read Full Story ...

Missouri Education Commissioner Nicastro will leave post

2014-09-15 12:34:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY ? Chris Nicastro, who has presided over a turbulent Missouri public education system the last five years, announced today that she is retiring as commissioner of education at th… Read Full Story ...

Couple sentenced in nearly $4 million fraud

2014-09-15 12:33:00 BND.com

A northern Missouri couple was sentenced to federal prison after the woman embezzled nearly $4 million from a company where she worked and she and her husband filed false income…

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Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints

2014-09-15 12:27:00 STLToday.com
OKLAHOMA CITY   ?   The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a state trooper has been arrested on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other crimes after a woman accused him of attacking her following a… Read Full Story ...

Hit with sanctions

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2014-09-15 12:23:05 CagleCartoons

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NFL Distraction

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2014-09-15 12:19:42 CagleCartoons

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Imperial man gets 16 years for murder of estranged wife

2014-09-15 12:15:00 STLToday.com
A different judge in January had rejected a plea deal for that prison term Read Full Story ...

Survey exposes sharp racial divide in public perception of Ferguson crisis

2014-09-15 12:15:00 STLToday.com
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St. Louis woman pepper-sprayed twice after DWI crash that injured passenger

2014-09-15 12:15:00 STLToday.com
Danielle Nicole Scola, 23, is charged with multiple offenses Read Full Story ...

Eurozone and Deflation

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2014-09-15 12:12:00 CagleCartoons

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Missouri Sports Hall of Fame covers all the bases

2014-09-15 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Sports of all kinds are a mainstay in Missouri?s lineup of ?things to do.? In the fall, our minds turn to football on the college level and on the professional fields. But those aren?t the only choice Read Full Story ...

Scott Patriot Program marks first anniversary

2014-09-15 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Scott Patriot Program turns one year old today, and to date, more than 650 businesses and organizations have signed up to be part of this unique initiative that recognizes local businesses, commun Read Full Story ...

7 shows for your radar this week (Sept. 15-21)

2014-09-15 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Premieres lead up to the new network season. Read Full Story ...

Missouri's top education chief announces retirement

2014-09-15 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Chris Nicastro has been state education commissioner since 2009 and is the fifth person to hold the position. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Carbon monoxide suspected in Illinois student illnesses

2014-09-15 11:59:00 STLToday.com
About 60 middle school students were sent to Springfield-area hospitals Monday Read Full Story ...

Anti terror strategy

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2014-09-15 11:58:38 CagleCartoons

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Carbon monoxide suspected in student illnesses

2014-09-15 11:58:00 BND.com

About 60 middle school students were sent to Springfield-area hospitals Monday when they became ill due to a suspected carbon monoxide leak, school district and fire officials said.

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Missouri top education chief announces retirement

2014-09-15 11:53:00 STLToday.com
Chris Nicastro has been state education commissioner since 2009 and is the fifth person to hold the position. Read Full Story ...

Gail Pennington previews new TV season with McGraw

2014-09-15 11:44:00 STLToday.com
Monday's segment included rare in-studio appearance. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis nonprofit isn't raising money for Wilson

2014-09-15 11:43:00 BND.com

A St. Louis nonprofit that provides assistance to families of emergency workers who die in the line of duty says it is not raising money for the Ferguson police officer…

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Ray RiceISIS

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2014-09-15 11:28:18 CagleCartoons

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Kansas City airport officials promise better Wi-Fi

2014-09-15 11:18:00 BND.com

Officials at Kansas City International Airport say they've heard the complaints from travelers about spotty Wi-Fi service and they're working to make it better.

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Students transported to hospital after carbon monoxide leak at Macoupin County School

2014-09-15 11:12:17 kmov.com
At least eight middle school students have been transported to area hospitals after a carbon monoxide leak at a middle school in Macoupin County. Read Full Story ...

Peoria cricket group attracts Indian immigrants

2014-09-15 11:09:00 BND.com

A group of cricket enthusiasts is helping immigrants from India feel more at home in central Illinois.

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10 am news



Vikings reinstate Peterson after he's charged with child abuse of his son, 4

2014-09-15 10:59:00 STLToday.com
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.   ?   The Minnesota Vikings are reinstating Adrian Peterson this week after he was charged with child abuse and say he will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Read Full Story ...

GOODELL FUMBLES

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2014-09-15 10:50:30 CagleCartoons

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Obama ISIS speech

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2014-09-15 10:44:23 CagleCartoons

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Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

2014-09-15 10:31:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON  ?   After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings for the first time in an exhibiti… Read Full Story ...

Maryland Heights boy, 12, dies in accidental hanging in backyard, police say

2014-09-15 10:30:00 STLToday.com
He apparently became entangled in the ropes of a swing hanging from a tree. Read Full Story ...

Officer injures Missouri teen with stun gun

2014-09-15 10:27:11 kmov.com
A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after police say an officer shot him with a stun gun during a traffic stop. Read Full Story ...

Missouri man charged with stabbing to death his pit bull service dog

2014-09-15 10:15:00 STLToday.com
Police said the man was drunk when they were called to the Kirksville home.  Read Full Story ...

Springfield cemetery restoring Abe Lincoln's vault

2014-09-15 10:09:00 STLToday.com
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.   ?  A vault that temporarily held Abraham Lincoln's body is set to be restored for an upcoming event that will mark the anniversary of his 1865 funeral in Springfield. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Backstoppers is not raising money for Darren Wilson

2014-09-15 09:53:00 STLToday.com
Social media reports claim profits from T-shirts supporting Ferguson police officer will benefit nonprofit Read Full Story ...

Missouri man charged with stabbing pit bull

2014-09-15 09:33:00 BND.com

A northeast Missouri man is charged with animal abuse for allegedly stabbing a pit bull to death.

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Man with knife robs St. Charles convenience stores

2014-09-15 09:18:00 BND.com

Police in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles are searching for a knife-wielding man who robbed two convenience stores.

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8 am news



Slain Illinois cab driver's family awaits justice

2014-09-15 08:48:00 BND.com

Relatives of a 75-year-old southern Illinois cab driver who was shot and killed more than three years ago said they are waiting for the cases in the killing to be…

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7 am news



Illinois governor's race a squeaker so far, polls indicate

2014-09-15 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Republican businessman Rauner is challenging Democratic Gov. Quinn. Read Full Story ...

Repair work delayed by a day on St. Louis bridge

2014-09-15 07:28:00 BND.com

Repair work scheduled on the Poplar Street Bridge in St. Louis is being delayed, but only by a day.

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Michigan to upgrade Detroit-Chicago Amtrak route

2014-09-15 07:08:00 BND.com

The Michigan Senate has cleared the way for the state to upgrade the speed and comfort of Amtrak services between Detroit and Chicago.

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31 cars derail from freight train near Fort Wayne

2014-09-15 07:08:00 BND.com

More than two dozen freight cars derailed near Fort Wayne from a train traveling from Ohio to Illinois.

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SIUE and USTRANSCOM Extend STEM Education Partnership

2014-09-15 07:00:45 SIUE.edu

Weinberg, Jerry 10-4-12U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville have refreshed their initial partnership to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for the local 10-county Illinois region.

The organizations signed a second three-year Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) in July 2014, which enables USTRANSCOM, other military organizations at Scott AFB and SIUE to mutually benefit from the partnership.

Through the EPA, the partners support STEM activities through volunteers, donation of STEM-focused equipment and collaboration. The SIUE STEM Resource Center has received items from the base including computers and laboratory equipment, which are now available for local K-12 schools to use in technically focused classes.

?The Scott AFB STEM program engages in a wide variety of activities to encourage our youth to be excited about STEM and consider careers in those disciplines,? said Dr. Donald Erbschloe, chief scientist of Air Mobility Command and leader of the Scott AFB STEM program. ?STEM activities introduce children in their early school years to technical fields that are also interesting, and sustain and encourage their interest through high school and beyond.?

?The partnership with Scott AFB, through US Transportation Command and the leadership of Dr. Erbschloe, remains a successful collaboration for delivering STEM knowledge and experiences throughout southwest Illinois,? said Dr. Jerry Weinberg, SIUE associate provost for research, dean of the Graduate School. ?We welcome the next three-year partnership as a way to build upon our first successes in providing STEM equipment and activities for our local population.?

?USTRANSCOM?s donations of STEM equipment have significantly increased the number of students participating in hands-on STEM activities in the region,? said Dr. Sharon Locke, director of the SIUE STEM Center. ?The donation of 12 robotics kits enabled us to support engineering instruction for 400 elementary and middle school students during summer 2014 alone. Because the kits are available for loan to any educator in the region, including local community groups, the impact is multiplied over many years.

?We estimate that more than 4,000 students have used USTRANSCOM-donated equipment during the past three years of the partnership. Additionally, 5,000 educators have searched the STEM Center?s online inventory developed with resources from USTRANSCOM. Through the online system, educators are able to browse our collection of STEM materials and find items to borrow at no cost to support their classroom and out-of-school instruction.

?The Resource Center helps individual teachers at all levels as well as scout groups, home-school parents, and other youth leaders by giving them the tools they need to teach STEM in a fun and engaging manner. The USTRANSCOM-SIUE partnership has greatly expanded our reach into rural and urban communities.?

?Providing equipment via SIUE to the area is just one area of cooperation for the base?s STEM program,? Erbschloe added. ?We also work with organizations such as the Illinois Math and Science Academy, FIRST Robotics and directly with local schools to provide mentors, volunteers and encouragement for our youth to consider STEM as a lifelong interest and as a career.

?A robust population of technically-proficient young citizens is important to not only the future Department of Defense (DOD) but to our entire economy. The DOD itself recognized this importance several years ago and created the National Defense Education Program (NDEP), which provides resources across the nation, focused on areas near military installations.  Scott AFB has a wealth of experts in the STEM professions and is especially well-positioned to work with our neighboring educational partners and students.?

?The STEM program is truly an investment in our future,? Scott AFB?s 375th Air Mobility Wing Schools Liaison Officer Dr. Cindy Doil said.  ?Schooling, either in our formal institutions or in the home, shapes the interests and lifetime activities of our youth. Exposing them to the excitement and reward of STEM at the right time and encouraging our young people to go after careers in these areas is beneficial to society and to the individual as well.

?Scott AFB has teamed up to promote STEM in many ways, including through SIUE. We will continue to seek opportunities to help our region. Examples of these collaborations are summer camps which teach youth how to build hovercraft and understand the science behind their operation, the science behind games, science in the health fields and robotics.?

For more information and opportunities to work with Scott AFB and SIUE on STEM activities, contact Air Mobility Command Public Affairs at (618) 229-7843.

Photo: Jerry Weinberg, SIUE associate provost for research and dean of the Graduate School.

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6 am news



Reimbursements for A+ program might be reduced

2014-09-15 06:58:00 BND.com

Education officials are notifying Missouri community colleges that the state might reduce reimbursements for the A+ scholarship program.

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Thieves strike fancy store in Chicago's Gold Coast

2014-09-15 06:48:00 BND.com

Patrol officers early Monday found the front windows shattered at the high-end Moncler store in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood and several racks of coats stolen.

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Suburban KC teen critical after officer uses stun gun on him

2014-09-15 06:30:00 STLToday.com
The officer shot the boy, 17, during a traffic stop for an outstanding warrant.  Read Full Story ...

Murder investigation leads Missouri deputies to 400 guns at business

2014-09-15 06:30:00 STLToday.com
At least 40 of the guns were stolen and other had been illegally modified.  Read Full Story ...

County police investigating after man found shot at Bel-Ridge QuikTrip

2014-09-15 06:15:03 kmov.com
St. Louis County police are investigating after a man was shot in Bel-Ridge, Missouri early Monday morning. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Wheeling police car hits, kills pedestrian

2014-09-15 05:38:00 BND.com

An on-duty officer in a squad car has struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian in a northwestern Chicago suburb, Wheeling police said.

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Chicago teen charged as adult in sexual assault

2014-09-15 05:38:00 BND.com

A 17-year-old boy who sexually assaulted a pregnant college student and locked her in the trunk of a car has been charged as an adult with aggravated criminal sexual assault,

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Rockford gun victim dies after police interview

2014-09-15 05:38:00 BND.com

A Rockford man has died with multiple gunshot wounds after telling police he didn't know who shot him, Rockford police said.

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Police: Missouri thief arrested after calling 911

2014-09-15 05:33:00 BND.com

Missouri authorities have charged a Republic man who they say stole whiskey from a convenience store and later made a drunken 911 call that referenced the theft.

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4 am news



Grants to aid Ferguson area firms, schools

2014-09-15 04:03:00 BND.com

Schools and businesses damaged during unrest in Ferguson and Dellwood in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown are about to get some help.

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Mizzou to inaugurate new chancellor Loftin

2014-09-15 04:03:00 BND.com

The University of Missouri's flagship Columbia campus celebrates its 175th anniversary this week with five days of events that include the inauguration of new Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin.

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Missouri offers grants to help cities fix streets

2014-09-15 04:03:00 BND.com

Cities and towns short on extra cash could get state help to improve street safety and other infrastructure issues.

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3 am news



Former Mexican president to speak at Judson forum

2014-09-15 03:14:00 BND.com

A former president of Mexico will be the keynote speaker at Judson University's annual World Leaders Forum next spring.

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Nearly 100 groups form school funding coalition

2014-09-15 03:08:00 BND.com

Nearly 100 organizations are joining together to push Illinois lawmakers to pass a school funding reform proposal in the spring.

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Naperville teen creates anti-cyberbullying program

2014-09-15 03:08:00 BND.com

A 14-year-old Naperville teen has developed a computer program to help work against cyberbullying.

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EXCHANGE: 80-year-old nun still teaching

2014-09-15 03:04:00 BND.com

With instruments in the hands of students, Sister Jeannine Neumann leads the rhythm band class of first- and second-graders at St. Mary-St. Augustine Catholic School in Belleville.

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Emanuel opens new Chicago Library branch

2014-09-15 03:04:00 BND.com

A new library branch with special early literacy learning features has opened on Chicago's Northwest side.

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2 am news



Civil War officer's heroism earns Medal of Honor

2014-09-15 02:58:00 BND.com

After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice more than 150 years ago will be recognized…

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12 am news



McClellan: Close encounters are reminders of the random nature of life

2014-09-15 00:15:00 STLToday.com
A young man pedals away, unaware of how close we'd come to potential disaster. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis-area superintendents say guns in their schools not likely

2014-09-15 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Area districts express no inclination to designate teachers to carry concealed weapons. Read Full Story ...

Woman-centric talk show 'The Real' debuts today on KPLR

2014-09-15 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Five female hosts promises to share diverse life experiences. Read Full Story ...

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