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Michael Brown funeral

Michael Brown funeral

Michael Wheeler, 63, from Kansas City, Mo. runs in a Superman outfit with "Jesus" written across the front as the funeral procession drives by Normandy High School after Michael Brown's funeral on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Wheeler was running from the church to the cemetery and planned to run a…

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Carondelet pays $35M to settle false claim allegations

Carondelet pays $35M to settle false claim allegations

Whistleblower who notified government will get nearly $6 million.

August 18, 2014 10:00 pm Related Loading…
Business owners protest their property from looting

Business owners protest their property from looting

Ahmad Lihmeidi (center) said he doesn't mind if people know he is armed. "I'm legal," Lihmeidi said. "I have a conceal carry permit." Lihmeidi was with his cousins, standing guard at the Hollywood Beauty store at the corner of W. Florissant and New Halls Ferry on Sunday night, Aug. 17, 2014,…

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Business owners protest their property from looting

Business owners protest their property from looting

A group of Palestinian men, all cousins, stand guard at the Hollywood Beauty store at the corner of W. Florissant and New Halls Ferry on Sunday night, Aug. 17, 2014, to keep the store from being looted. The store is a two-year-old family operation. Mike Kouk, the manager, said that cars full…

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Shooting changed Michael Brown's neighborhood

Shooting changed Michael Brown's neighborhood

Deidre Spottsville, 37, said she moves her bed closer to the window at night in her Northwinds apartment near W. Florissant in Ferguson on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. She said when the shooting starts at night, she wants to be able to get the mattress against the window quickly. The Canfield Gr…

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Shooting changed Michael Brown's neighborhood

Shooting changed Michael Brown's neighborhood

Anthony Green, 20, said that when the shooting starts, he goes into his Northwinds apartment near W. Florissant in Ferguson on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. The Canfield Green apartment complex where Michael Brown was killed is just around the corner. "This is just unreal," Green said. Green live…

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Ministers try peaceful protest through Ferguson

Ministers try peaceful protest through Ferguson

Riot police moved in when protesters refused to get out of W. Florissant in Ferguson on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Many protesters raised their hands but refused to move. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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County Council Proposal

County Council Proposal

Council Chairman Steve Stenger announces the formation of a special budget committee during the County Council meeting Tuesday, November 1 2011, at the Lawrence K. Roos County Administration Building in Clayton, Mo. The new committee will investigate alternative ways to balancing the budget …

July 09, 2014 3:24 pmLoading…
Joe Driskill

Joe Driskill

Joe Driskill, Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development, 2003

June 27, 2014 3:26 pmLoading…
Education panel fails to find answers

Education panel fails to find answers

Sen. Charlie Shields, R-St. Joseph, listens to a question from a member of the Senate Education Committee Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, in Jefferson City, Mo. Shields proposed legislation to provide more state money for a teachers' incentive program offered by some school districts.(AP Photo/Kelle…

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New tuition rate for transfer students from Normandy

New tuition rate for transfer students from Normandy

After a year of budgetary bleeding, state commissioner tells superintendents that the annual $7,236 per-student tuition calculation would help keep new district financially afloat.

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Normandy Schools

Normandy Schools

Kashari Buggs, center, a Normandy School District student attends a Missouri State Board of Education meeting during which its members voted to lapse the Normandy School District on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia. Photo by Catalin Abagiu

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Normandy Schools

Normandy Schools

Adriene Van attends a meeting where Missouri State Board of Education members voted on the fate of the Normandy School District on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia. Van is a teacher and an alumna of the Normandy School District. Photo by Catalin Abagiu for the St. L…

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Normandy Schools

Normandy Schools

Normandy School District Superintendent Ty McNichols stands against a door frame during a Missouri State Board of Education meeting in which its members voted to lapse the Normandy School District on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia. Photo by Catalin Abagiu

May 20, 2014 2:37 pmLoading…
Normandy Schools

Normandy Schools

Normandy School District Superintendent Ty McNichols (center) talks with members of the community at the end of the meeting during which the Missouri Board of Education voted to lapse the Normandy School District on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia. Photo by Catalin Abagiu

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Normandy Schools

Normandy Schools

Normandy School District Superintendent Ty McNichols stands against a door frame during a Missouri State Board of Education meeting in which its members voted to lapse the Normandy School District on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia. Photo by Catalin Abagiu

May 20, 2014 2:37 pmLoading…
140520 CA normandy 11

140520 CA normandy 11

Gwendolyn Buggs, center, wearing a white headband, attends a meeting where Missouri State Board of Education members voted on the fate of the Normandy School District on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia. Buggs was recently elected as a school district board member. …

May 20, 2014 2:37 pmLoading…

St. Louis area schools: How poverty relates to performance

In metro area Missouri public schools, a strong correlation exists between student performance on state exams and the share of a school's population that receives federally subsidized lunches, an indicator of poverty. Myriad factors influence academic performance, but the charts below demon…

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