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Social media and instant news in #Ferguson


By Anna Christiansen Details surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, surfaced at light speed through social media. Citizen reporting through social…read more

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St. Louis cops shoot and kill man near Ferguson

Police shooting in St. Louis brings new tension to Ferguson


There was new unrest in Ferguson, Missouri yesterday, after police shot and killed a robbery suspect in nearby St. Louis who reportedly threatened them with a knife. Continue reading

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At 100 Days, Obama Takes Questions


Marking his first 100 days in office, President Barack Obama tackled citizens’ questions at a town hall meeting in St. Louis. While President Obama acknowledged…read more

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New Deal vs. the Stimulus


President Roosevelt’s New Deal program paid for many St. Louis landmarks- including the land for famous Gateway Arch. Funding from the New Deal built theaters,…read more

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