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State and county police to scale back presence in Ferguson

stltoday.com — CLAYTON * Police announced Wednesday plans to scale back their presence in Ferguson after several nights of relative calm there. Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald S. Johnson said state troopers and county police would maintain a "reduced" presence along West Florissant Avenue and surrounding neighborhoods to maintain peace in Ferguson.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @joelcurrier: UPDATED w/ comments from @ChiefSLMPD: State and county police to scale back presence in Ferguson: bit.ly/1rBoHU0

Aug 27, 2014

RT @joelcurrier: UPDATED w/ comments from @ChiefSLMPD: State and county police to scale back presence in Ferguson: bit.ly/1rBoHU0

Aug 27, 2014

RT @joelcurrier: UPDATED w/ comments from @ChiefSLMPD: State and county police to scale back presence in Ferguson: bit.ly/1rBoHU0

Aug 27, 2014

RT @joelcurrier: UPDATED w/ comments from @ChiefSLMPD: State and county police to scale back presence in Ferguson: bit.ly/1rBoHU0

Aug 27, 2014

UPDATED w/ comments from @ChiefSLMPD: State and county police to scale back presence in Ferguson: bit.ly/1rBoHU0

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St. Louis has best jobs month in decades

stltoday.com — The St. Louis weather wasn't especially hot this July but the local job market was, according to preliminary numbers released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employers in the metro area added 11,500 jobs in July, the highest seasonally adjusted total for any month since at least 1990.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @dnickbiz: #STL job market heated up in July: +11,500 jobs was best month since at least 1990: bit.ly/1rAIVgM via @STLtoday

Aug 27, 2014

#STL job market heated up in July: +11,500 jobs was best month since at least 1990: bit.ly/1rAIVgM via @STLtoday

Two moons tonight? Nope, it's just a hoax

stltoday.com — It's called the "Mars Hoax," and it has resurfaced every August since 2003. The claim -- on the Internet and in mass emails -- is that something spectacular is going to happen in the night sky on Aug. 27: Two moons will be visible.

St. Louis man accused of breaking into Jennings church, stealing electronics

stltoday.com — JENNINGS * A St. Louis man has been accused of breaking into a Jennings church and stealing several electronics. Joseph Johnson III, 35, of the 4900 block of Plover Avenue, was charged Wednesday with second-degree burglary and stealing. St. Louis County Police say in court documents that at about 5:30 a.m.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @STLCrimeBeat: St. Louis man accused of breaking into Jennings church, stealing electronics bit.ly/1qzT8aD

Kirkwood grad keeping beat for Betty Who

stltoday.com — Yes, that was Kirkwood High grad (Class of '09) Ian Barnett p laying drums Wednesday morning for Betty Who on the "Today Show." After graduating from Pioneer High, Barnett attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. The pop band now will be hitting the road on a U.S.
Aug 27, 2014

Kirkwood grad keeping beat for Betty Who: Ian Barnett, KHS '09, appears with pop band on 'Today Show' bit.ly/1sEck5w

Rock Hill Vietnamese restaurant Mi Linh to become nail spa and cocktail lounge

stltoday.com — One of the stranger St. Louis restaurant sagas of recent years has taken yet another turn. Mi Linh, the Vietnamese restaurant that opened at 9737 Manchester Road in Rock Hill in May 2013, closed on August 23.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @ianfroeb: Headline I never expected to write: Rock Hill Vietnamese Restaurant Mi Linh to become nail spa and cocktail lounge. tinyurl.com/lw4lvk9

Aug 27, 2014

Headline I never expected to write: Rock Hill Vietnamese Restaurant Mi Linh to become nail spa and cocktail lounge. tinyurl.com/lw4lvk9

Editorial: Ferguson Commission needs a push from the White House

stltoday.com — More than two weeks ago we issued our first call for a Ferguson Commission to investigate the root causes of the massive unrest that followed the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The commission, we said, should examine the racial divide, the multiple layers of bureaucracy in north St.
Aug 27, 2014

Yes, this is exactly what we need @tonymess. Another "Blue Ribbon Panel" that solves *nothing*. stltoday.com/news/opinion/c…

Tickets for Wynton Marsalis going on sale Sept. 3

stltoday.com — Tickets for the grand opening celebration of the Ferring Jazz Bistro (formerly Jazz at the Bistro) with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring Wynton Marsalis go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 3. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 3. All tickets are $125.
Aug 27, 2014

Tickets for Wynton Marsalis going on sale Sept. 3: bit.ly/1mTXyo5 via @STLtoday

Bands Up, Don't Shoot concert coming to Ready Room

stltoday.com — A concert titled Bands Up, Don't Shoot: A Ferguson/STL Solidarity Show is coming to the Ready Room on Sunday. Show time is at 5 p.m. Performing will be 3 of 5, Blood Shaman, Jack Grelle, Lions Eat Grass and Q. Suggested donation is $5-$10; tickets are available for $5 through ticketfly.com.
Aug 27, 2014

Bands Up, Don't Shoot concert coming to Ready Room: bit.ly/1rB0BJ0 via @STLtoday

Environmental, food groups want endangered species protection for monarch butterfly

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * A coalition of environmental and food-safety groups is asking the Fish and Wildlife Service to grant endangered species protection to the iconic monarch butterfly, whose U.S. population, the groups say, last year fell to 90 percent below its 20-year average.
Aug 27, 2014

Environmental, food groups want endangered species protection for monarch butterfly: bit.ly/1nEKX8n via @STLtoday

Daughter of MLK seeks nonviolent Ferguson response

stltoday.com — BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS * The youngest child of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leaned toward the 30 students facing her inside the library at Riverview Gardens High School on Tuesday. Many of them live near the epicenter of the chaos that erupted in Ferguson. It's why Bernice King chose this school for this discussion.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @SoulRevision: Glad that she's speaking w/students but, meh. RT @elisacrouch: Daughter of MLK seeks nonviolent #Ferguson response stltoday.com/news/local/met…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @jessicabock: Daughter of MLK seeks nonviolent Ferguson response: bit.ly/1mS607f via @STLtoday and @elisacrouch

Aug 27, 2014

Daughter of MLK seeks nonviolent Ferguson response: bit.ly/1mS607f via @STLtoday and @elisacrouch

Aug 27, 2014

Dr Martin Luther King Jr's daughter teaches nonviolent Ferguson response stltoday.com/news/local/met…

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