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15 hrs ago | Fox News

Questions, answers about the grand jury in the death of a black 18-year-old near St. Louis

A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9. St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says it will be several weeks before a decision is made.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

Yesterday | Business Journal

McGowans buy property near future Ikea, SLU

St. Louis developer Tim McGowan and his wife, Julie, have purchased three houses at 3816-20 Forest Park Ave., near Saint Louis University and the site of the future Ikea.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO

Yesterday | Detroit Free Press

Nationwide protests, vigils to mark Michael Brown funeral in Ferguson

Action groups across the nation are echoing the demands of protesters in Ferguson, Mo., with vigils over the weekend and Monday, the day of Michael Brown's funeral: In Detroit, area pastors will lead a group in in prayer outside the McNamara Federal Building at 6:30 p.m. ET Monday.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Yesterday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Ferguson starts social dialogue

Ferguson starts social dialogue Sometimes an event like the Mike Brown shooting brings awareness to the tension between citizens and police.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Social enterprise startup gets $100,000 to help bolster STEM education

The Disruption Department, a St. Louis-based social enterprise startup, has received a $100,00 grant from the American Communities Trust to help advance work it's already doing to help sustain STEM education nationwide.

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Related Topix: Printers

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Ferguson hired police officer with horrendous history of violence against citizens

In a city where the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white cop has revealed profound racial tensions, Boyd's story represents an anomaly: he is one of just three African-American police officers in a department of 53. [...] In the city of St. Louis, the complaints against Boyd started rolling in nearly a decade ago, not long after he left ... (more)

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Philippines Today

DOST sets Aug. 22 deadline of applications for undergraduate scholarships

Graduating high school students who would like to avail of scholarships for priority science and technology courses have until Friday, Aug. 22, to submit their applications for the 2015 Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute's Undergraduate Scholarships Examination.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Agriculture, Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Philippines, World News,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Strength training for two

You've probably seen the videos or at least heard the stories of women a month or two away from delivery and still pumping iron and running marathons .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Health, Back Pain

New Scientist

Third Michael Brown autopsy unlikely to solve mystery

A third autopsy was conducted on Monday on the body of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by a police officer on 9 August in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Time

How Ferguson Went From Middle Class to Poor in a Generation

A man with a skateboard protesting the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer walks away from tear gas released by police August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

Saint Louis Billikens

A-10 Preseason Cross Country Polls Released

ST. LOUIS The Saint Louis University women's cross country squad is predicted to finish fourth in the Atlantic 10 Conference according to a preseason vote of the league's head coaches.

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CNN

Protest interview about Justice for Michael Brown

One person feels compelled to provide food to protesters and another one is a St. Louis University 2nd year Law student who believes "black lives are undervalued and cases are handled differently depending who is involved".

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Jalissa Pastorius escapes through writing: The Thanatos Series

When Eckhart Tolle finished writing 'The Power of Now' more than 15 years ago, he thought he'd said all he had to say about his beliefs.

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Related Topix: Eckhart Tolle, New-Age, Camden, NJ

Sat Aug 16, 2014

McClatchy

Residents of St. Louis area share their perspectives on Brown killing

Lesley McSpadden stood in the middle of Canfield Drive, dropping rose petals onto the bloodstains left from the violence that took her 18-year-old son, Michael Brown, just after noon on Aug. 9. A week after the killing, protests, marches and prayer vigils continue to be held, all under the watchful eye of the nation and beyond, with President ... (more)

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, University City, MO, Howard University

The Gaston Gazette

Doctor reflects on 20 years in the plastic surgery field in Gaston

The loss of Gastonia's once thriving textile mills had wide-reaching effects on businesses, families and - surprisingly - the practice of medicine, according to Dr. Daniel Ness, of Piedmont Plastic Surgery and Dermatology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Gaston, NC, Gastonia, NC, Dermatology

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Journal

a Mary Lang

Education: Bachelor's degree in English from Immaculata University; Master's degree in health administration and juris doctorate, both from St. Louis University What energizes/inspires her: Her family.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Ness on 20 years of plastic surgery, dermatology

The loss of Gastonia's once thriving textile mills had wide-reaching effects on businesses, families and even, surprisingly, on the practice of medicine, according to Dr. Daniel Ness of Piedmont Plastic Surgery and Dermatology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, Gastonia, NC, Arizona State University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Business Journal

StartUp Connection moving to SLU campus, expanding innovation showcase

StartUp Connection, one of the biggest entrepreneurial events in St. Louis each year, is moving away from the St. Louis Science Center in favor of a new venue at Saint Louis University .

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Business Journal

StartUp Connection moving to SLU campus, expanding innovation showcase

StartUp Connection, one of the biggest entrepreneurial events in St. Louis each year, is moving away from the St. Louis Science Center in favor of a new venue at Saint Louis University.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

St. Louis Jazz Notes

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: New Orleans piano with Tom McDermott

This week, let's take a look at some videos featuring pianist Tom McDermott , a St. Louis native now living in New Orleans who's coming back home to play this coming Thursday, August 14 at the Tavern of Fine Arts .

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz

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