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Trump Claims Republican Nomination

Trump Claims Republican Nomination

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The art of the coronation has taken something of a beating at the Republican National Convention. Nevertheless, Donald Trump now has the crown — and a final chance to summon unity from the party's restive ranks in the ritual's closing days.

Friday, July 15, 2016
Trump Announces Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his Running Mate

Trump Announces Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his Running Mate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides…

Friday, July 8, 2016
Missouri high school student sentenced to 8 years for rape

Missouri high school student sentenced to 8 years for rape

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PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 17-year-old northwest Missouri high school student has been sentenced to eight years for raping a 14-year-old girl.

Clinton & Trump Cancel Political Events After Police Deaths

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both called off political events Friday, hours after five police officers were killed in Da…

5 Officers Dead, 7 Hurt in Dallas Protest Shooting

5 Officers Dead, 7 Hurt in Dallas Protest Shooting

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DALLAS (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven others during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men i…

Police: Gunman in vehicle shoots at Georgia officer

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ATLANTA (AP) — A gunman in a passing vehicle opened fire on an Atlanta area police officer on routine patrol, firing multiple shots before he …

After Dallas attack, St. Louis police to work in pairs

After Dallas attack, St. Louis police to work in pairs

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' law officers will work in pairs until further notice because of the killings of five Dallas law enforcers during a…

Thursday, June 30, 2016

EDITORS NOTE: Post Dispatch Editorial Falsely Attributed to the Washington Missourian

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Gov. Nixon Vetoes Gun Bill

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed Senate Bill 656, which would have eliminated the current requirements that individuals must obtain traini…

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Bear attacks woman running marathon in New Mexico

Bear attacks woman running marathon in New Mexico

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VALLES CALDERA NATIONAL PRESERVE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a bear attacked a woman running a marathon in a national preserve in nort…

Monday, June 13, 2016
Police: No Evidence of Explosives at Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Police: No Evidence of Explosives at Mercy Hospital St. Louis

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CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — Two suspicious packages that caused a suburban St. Louis hospital's emergency room and a nearby interstate highway to …

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
New synthetic drug U-47700 has states rushing to stop spread

New synthetic drug U-47700 has states rushing to stop spread

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new synthetic drug that can be purchased online and is connected to at least 50 deaths nationwide has several states…

Hillary Clinton Has Enough Delegates for Nomination

Hillary Clinton Has Enough Delegates for Nomination

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By JULIE PACE and KEN THOMAS ,Associated Press

Monday, June 6, 2016

Eating Seafood Lowers Risk Of Alzheimer’s Brain Changes

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Here’s another reminder to eat more fish. Research shows that regularly eating seafood was linked to a lower risk of brain changes typical of …

Friday, June 3, 2016
Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies at 74

Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies at 74

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PHOENIX (AP) — Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captiv…

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Sheriff Has Concerns With New Gun Bill — Awaits Nixon’s Signature

Sheriff Has Concerns With New Gun Bill — Awaits Nixon’s Signature

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Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke always has been a strong supporter of Second Amendment rights.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Veteran '60 Minutes' newsman Morley Safer dies at 84

Veteran '60 Minutes' newsman Morley Safer dies at 84

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NEW YORK (AP) — Morley Safer, the veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient Expres…

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Electoral College

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As I look upon the 2016 election for president and vice president, I realize how little the American public knows about the process of electin…

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Kasich Dropping Out, AP Sources Say

Kasich Dropping Out, AP Sources Say

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party's nomination.

One-Time Mall King Aeropostale Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

One-Time Mall King Aeropostale Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

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NEW YORK (AP) — Aeropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the U.S. mall scene, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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