Mexican president’s gift to Lindbergh discovered at Missouri History Museum
Jun09

Mexican president’s gift to Lindbergh discovered at Missouri History Museum

The Missouri History Museum has opened a new exhibit that celebrates one of St. Louis’ most famous couples and their connection to Mexico. Flores Mexicanas – a Lindbergh Love Story exhibit opened this past weekend, highlighting a painting and a story that are just now coming to light after almost a century. The exhibit delves into the early life and love story of Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh, how they met in Mexico during a...

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Romanik faces hearing, potential shutdown of radio stations
Jun07

Romanik faces hearing, potential shutdown of radio stations

Controversial radio host Bob Romanik has less than three weeks to respond to a recent order to appear at a hearing held by the FCC in regard to allegedly running and programming multiple broadcast radio stations as a convicted felon. According to a statement released Wednesday by the FCC’s Media Bureau, the commission is hosting a hearing for Romanik and his broadcasting company, Entertainment Media Trust (EMT in the official...

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Governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks
May24

Governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed on Friday a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation. Under the law, which takes effect Aug. 28, doctors who violate the eight-week cutoff could face five to 15 years in prison. A legal challenge is expected, although it’s...

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Bruce Franks to resign from MO House seat
May17

Bruce Franks to resign from MO House seat

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016 when he defeated veteran Democratic lawmaker Penny Hubbard, two years after he led protests in Ferguson after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Franks was also a leader of 2017...

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ReCAST recognized by FOCUS St. Louis
May17

ReCAST recognized by FOCUS St. Louis

PRESS RELEASE ST. LOUIS, MO – (May 16, 2019) St. Louis ReCAST – a grant-funded effort to promote community well-being – has been recognized by FOCUS St. Louis as part of its annual What’s Right with the Region awards. FOCUS, a regional civic leadership group, named ReCAST among its 2019 Emerging Initiatives honorees. This award is given to new organizations that are developing practical solutions, responding to identified needs and...

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