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Kayla Shy, news reporter
June 22, 2017
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Local Know: After being named outstanding lead actress and actor, two St. Louis high school teens will be traveling to New York for The Jimmy Awards.  Inform: Cor Jesu Academy and Jersey Community High School performed “Curtains” and “Oklahoma!” at the first-ever St. Louis High Schoo...

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Kate Laubacker, editor-in-chief
June 16, 2017
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Local Know: A Belleville High School graduate died at Fugitive Beach in Rolla, Missouri, June 10. Inform: Around 3 p.m., Kalon D. Green traveled down the waterslide at the tourist stop and did not resurface. The lifeguards located him and attempted CPR. EMS then transported Green to Phelps County Medical ...

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Kate Laubacker and Madison Clark
May 18, 2017
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Local Know: Over 150 police K-9 teams gathered in Eureka for the North American Police Work Dog Association, May 7. Inform: The N.A.P.W.D.A. trainers and handlers got together in the small town of Eureka. These canines--as well as their handlers--get nationally certified every year by going through a series of scenarios and tests. This is the third year i...

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Madison Eble, news reporter
May 11, 2017
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Local Know: As Missouri warms up the tick population explodes. From 2000 to 2015 Missouri has reported 291 cases of Lyme disease. Inform: Liam Phillips, one-year-old, was diagnosed with Powassan, a serious tick-transmitted illness, six months ago. Those who are diagnosed with Powassan, like Liam, might e...

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Madison Eble, reporter
May 4, 2017
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Local Know: April 29 set records with 3.15 inches of rain contributing to 10.27 inches of rain  in nine days and causing flooding all over St. Louis. Inform: Flooding not only shut down EHS for the entire school week and the district for the past four days but caused major highways to be closed. St. L...

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Maria Perez, reporter
April 20, 2017
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Local Know: After winning the St. Louis mayoral election, April 4, Lyda Krewson was sworn in, April 18. Inform: Krewson, the first woman to hold this office, won the Democratic primary by just two percentage points (32 to 30 percent) against Tishaura Jones, March 15.  She then won the general election in a landslide (6...

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Quincy White, news reporter
April 13, 2017
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Local Know: A Rockwood student was one of the 102 students in the state of Missouri to receive the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Inform: Madeline Domain, a fifth-grader at Stanton Elementary, received the silver medallion, April 7, because of the work she has put into making care kits for children undergoing chemotherapy. Domain’s aunt Katie died from cancer i...

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Lydia Meyer, news reporter
April 6, 2017
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Local Know: In addition to Prop T, voters decided three RSD Board of Education directors, April 4. Inform: Five candidates sought to fill three positions. Lynne Midyett, Randy Kirk Miller and Leonard Keith Kinder won the seats. Care: The superintendent reports directly to the elected board of e...

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Nick Weaver, EBN editor-in-chief
March 2, 2017
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Local Know: A Missouri Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday, Feb. 28, affirmed the right for St. Louis City to slowly increase their minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2018. Inform: In 2015, Missouri lawmakers passed a bill prohibiting local bans on plastic bags. A provision on that bill also stated that...

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Kate Laubacker, news reporter
February 16, 2017
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Local Know: The St. Louis Board of Aldermen passed two bills that could begin a project to expand St. Louis’ MetroLink and the construction of a Major League Soccer stadium, Feb. 3. Inform: Mayor Francis Slay signed both bills immediately after the board meeting. Since the board missed a 10-week deadline...

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Lydia Meyer, news reporter
February 2, 2017
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Local Know: Mayor Francis Slay is officially stepping down after serving the city of St. Louis for 16 years. Inform: The process of finding someone to succeed Slay has begun. Well known candidates include city Treasurer Tishaura Jones, and Alderman Lyda Krewson. Mayor Slay has not endorsed any candida...

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Madison Eble, online community editor
January 19, 2017
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Local Know: Governor Eric Greitens gave his first State of the State address, Jan. 17. The Republican governor talked about ways for Missouri to grow economically. Inform: Greitens spoke to limiting union powers. He believes adopting a right-to-work law and limiting the power of a union will put m...