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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...

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Tyler Price, tech section editor

January 12, 2017


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Local Know: Eric Greitens was sworn in as the 56th governor of Missouri, Jan. 9. Greitens defeated Democratic opponent Chris Koster in the election with 51 percent of votes in the Missouri election. Inform: Former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens became Missouri’s  governor after a swearing-in ceremon...

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Madison Eble, online community editor

December 15, 2016


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Local Know: Dexter Fowler, former Chicago Cubs player, officially signed a five-year, $82 million dollar deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, Dec. 9. His position will be starting center field (CF) for the Cardinals this season. Inform: Fowler signed with the Cardinals after just coming off a Worl...

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Maria Perez, editor-in-chief

December 8, 2016


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Local Know: A Durham School Services school bus caught on fire when transporting Rockwood students during an afternoon route, Dec. 5. Inform: While transporting 36 VICC students home from Lafayette High School, a school bus driver noticed that the engine of the school bus was smoking and pulled over on In...

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Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter

December 1, 2016


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Local Know: Foundry STL has joined forces with an investor group SC STL and has made plans to invest $80 million to help build the proposed MLS Soccer stadium at the Union Station. Inform: SC STL has made a verbal agreement with the MLS Soccer league to build a 20,000 square foot soccer stadium in ...

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Hannah Mellor, reporter

November 4, 2016


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Local Know: A male teenager lost control while driving a car and ran into a light pole on North 18th Street and Parsons Avenue in East St. Louis while running away from the police on Monday, Oct. 31. Inform: An officer pulled over the teen. It is not specified why the police stopped the teen. When the o...

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Madison Eble, online community editor

October 27, 2016


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Local Know: Voters have a lot more than just the president to vote for on the ballot, Nov. 8. Among candidates for state offices, five amendments to the Missouri Constitution and one proposition will require voters to do their homework and research to know what it is that they’re voting for or against. Inform: Measures on ...

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Caleb Sigmund, sports editor

October 21, 2016


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Local Know: Trenton Forester shot and killed Officer Blake Snyder in South County, Oct. 13. Inform: According to KMOV, Snyder, 33, responded to a disturbance call around 5:05 a.m., Oct. 13. He noticed Forester, 18, and ordered him to put his hands up. Forester, a white male, pulled a pistol and sho...

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Tyler Price, tech section editor

October 13, 2016


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Local Know: KWMU reported that Kirkwood High School freshman Kiden Smith complained about another student’s behavior to her grade-level principal. Inform: Smith is a black student at KHS, a predominantly-white school. When she saw another student wearing what looked like blackface, she immedia...