Huge Protests Expected Following Deaths of Two Teens

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All eyes are on St. Louis this weekend. It could be a powder keg ready to blow under the right conditions.

Racism and Love in My Backyard: Ferguson

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Sarafina Bianco grew up and still lives just down the road from Ferguson, so the roots of racism and anger—and the need for healing—hit close to home.

A Day in #Ferguson – History Happens Here

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St. Louis native, and professional photographer, Joshua Nezam, spent a day on the streets of Ferguson to capture the moments that are impacting the entire world.

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown — What It Says About Our Beliefs

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From the inception of distributed “news,” media has been using pictures to tell the story. And to influence the interpretation of events. Now the power is in OUR hands.

Because You Have a Song – What Maya Angelou Taught Us About Choice

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As the world mourns the passing of a poet, Dixie Gillaspie asks if we might turn our grief to song, and end the silence.

Who Will Win the World Series? Let’s Ask Dad

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Today is Game 1 of the World Series. We wanted to know if dads had any predictions, so Carter Gaddis asked them.

Praising Sportsmanship, Raising Sportsmen

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An inspirational story and a reminder that “Sporting” has two definitions.

Goodwill Returns WWII Treasure to Family of Veteran

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Early last week, a box of World War II medals, awards, and mementos was discovered at a Missouri Goodwill; the owner’s family was overwhelmed to hear that they would be returned home.

High School Band Director Saves More Than 120 Lives

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Quick thinking and even quicker action saved the lives of over 100 students and their chaperones.

The Appeal of “Bad Boys”

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Doctor NerdLove explains that what makes a “bad boy” so appealing isn’t his badness – it’s something even nice guys can do, too.

You Can’t Check Me

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Yago Colás plays a ton of pickup basketball, but he can’t quite figure out why he never talks trash.

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It’s 12:01 AM central time and I’m laying in bed in a shitty ass Motel 6 on the south side of St. Louis. We rolled in about 30 min. ago and I’m writing my first blog post from the WordPress app on my iPhone. Fingers crossed. To update you, I loaded two suitcase, lap top, […]

The 10 at 10

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Sitting is really bad for you, waiters are doomed, and Gabby Giffords can attend her husband’s shuttle launch.