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A political investigation, departing chief of staff and the Brexit vote

A political investigation, departing chief of staff and the Brexit vote

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Local Know: Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft (R) launched an investigation into current Missouri Attorney General and U.S. Senator-elect Josh Hawley (R), Dec. 6. Inform: Ashcroft’s investigation comes one month after the left-leaning American Democratic Legal Fund wrote to Ashcroft, N...

A new commissioner, a resolution for Yemen and suspended tariffs

A new commissioner, a resolution for Yemen and suspended tariffs

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: The Missouri school board rehired Margie Vandeven as the board’s commissioner, Nov. 20. Inform: The school board removed Vandeven from her position as commissioner in December 2017. Former governor Eric Greitens, who resigned in the midst of multiple allegations against him, a...

A local shooting, closed border and genetic modifications

A local shooting, closed border and genetic modifications

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

November 26, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Thomas Bruce allegedly sexually abused three and murdered one woman at a Catholic Supply store, Nov. 19. Inform: Bruce, 53, allegedly entered the store in Ballwin around 3:19 p.m. He sexually abused three women at gunpoint before killing Jamie Schmidt, a customer at the store. After his rampage, Bruce left the scene, launching a manhunt for the armed gunman on the loose. Police arrested Bruce two days later, charging him wit...

A suspended teacher, stopping Juul sales and an Ebola outbreak

A suspended teacher, stopping Juul sales and an Ebola outbreak

Ethan Fine, Emi Myers, and Journalism Writing & Reporting

November 19, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Poplar Bluff School District suspended a teacher after one of the teacher’s students wore a Ku Klux Klan outfit in class, Nov. 12.   Inform: A student in a 9th grade history class giving a report over the 15th Amendment dressed as a KKK member, Nov. 9. Students often wear costumes...

Election results, a bar shooting and a continuing caravan

Election results, a bar shooting and a continuing caravan

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

November 12, 2018


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Local Know: Fifty-three percent of eligible voters in Missouri went to the polls, Nov. 6. Inform: Josh Hawley (R) won the Missouri seat up for election in the U.S. Senate, Nov. 6. Hawley, the current Attorney General of Missouri, beat his opponent Claire McCaskill (D) with 51.5 percent of t...

Medical marijuana, a Florida shooting and Iran sanctions

Medical marijuana, a Florida shooting and Iran sanctions

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

November 5, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Missouri has three medical marijuana-related bills on the Tuesday, Nov. 6 ballot. Inform: Missouri Amendment 2, Missouri Amendment 3 and Missouri Proposition C all would legalize medical marijuana in Missouri. Missouri Amendment 2, the Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative, legalizes ...

A new voting rule, pipe bombs and a president-elect

A new voting rule, pipe bombs and a president-elect

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

October 29, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local: Know: Cole County Senior Judge Richard Callahan ruled that Missouri voters will not need to present a photo ID at polls, Oct. 23. Inform: The recent ruling confirmed a previous ruling that Missouri voters who show up to the polls without photo identification will not have to sign off on an affidavit to vote, Oct. 10. The Missouri Supreme Court declined to overturn the ruling, Oct. 19. The former law required that those who attend polls w...

Minimum wage, another caravan and a confirmed murder

Minimum wage, another caravan and a confirmed murder

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

October 22, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Voters will have the opportunity to raise the state minimum wage on the Nov. 6 ballot. Proposition B proposes a $.75 increase effective, January 2019. Inform: The current minimum wage for the state of Missouri sits at $7.85. If passed, Prop B would raise the wage to $8.60, effective Jan...

Another soccer bid, another hurricane and a missing journalist

Another soccer bid, another hurricane and a missing journalist

Ethan Fine, Emi Myers, and Journalism Writing and Reporting

October 15, 2018


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Local Know: St. Louis is back on the ballot for a Major League Soccer stadium, Oct. 9. Inform: The Taylor family of Enterprise and the Kavanaugh family of World Wide Technology have announced that they will be placing a bid for one of the two remaining MLS expansion team slots. Jim Kavana...

Four shootings, a new Supreme Court justice and a global warming report

Four shootings, a new Supreme Court justice and a global warming report

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

October 8, 2018


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Local Know: Four shootings in the St. Louis area resulted in at least six victims, Oct. 7. Inform: St. Louis Police responded to a shooting on the 8500 block of Gilmore Avenue at 8:35 p.m. At the scene, police found one man who had been shot but was conscious and breathing as they transported him to the hospital. Minutes prior, police responded to a shooting on the 1000 block of Garth Avenue, where a...

Homecoming reminders, Supreme Court nominee allegations and an Iranian military parade

Homecoming reminders, Supreme Court nominee allegations and an Iranian military parade

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

September 24, 2018


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Local Know: EHS Homecoming week begins, Monday, Sept. 24. Inform: In the days leading up to Homecoming, Sept. 29, EHS will have five spirit days: America Monday, Tie Dye Tuesday Meme/Vine Wednesday Pajama Thursday Purple and Gold Friday Junior and senior girls will compete in t...