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Man killed in early morning shooting in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Police are investigating a shooting early Thursday morning, resulting in a man's death. Police were called to the 1500 block of Marcus Avenue early this morning near a two-story brick fourplex for a male victim, unconscious and not breathing. Early reports say the man suffered from multiple gunshot wounds.
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ABV Barrel Shop opens this Saturday in Arnold

The St. Louis whiskey scene is about to be shaken and stirred. Steve Akley, owner of The ABV Network, and Jim Fasnacht, former manager of the Total Wine & More location in Brentwood, are opening ABV Barrel Shop (6 Fox Valley Center) in Arnold this Saturday, July 9. “The ABV...
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Mercy St. Louis Begins Treatment With Mevion Compact Proton Therapy System

LITTLETON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 7, 2022-- Mevion Medical Systems, the leading provider of compact proton therapy systems for use in radiation treatment for cancer patients, announced today that the first patient was treated at the David C. Pratt Cancer Center at Mercy Hospital St. Louis on July 5th with the MEVION S250i Proton Therapy System®. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Leaders gathered to cut the ribbon on the new Mercy Proton Therapy Center. Left to right: Dr. David Meiners, Mercy St. Louis President; Steve Mackin, Mercy President and CEO; Tina Yu, Mevion CEO and President; Dr. Robert Frazier, Division Chief of Radiation Oncology at Mercy St. Louis; Joe Pecoraro, Mercy St. Louis Executive Director of Oncology Services; John Timmerman, Mercy St. Louis Vice President of Operations. (Photo: Business Wire)

St Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves 7/7/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

The St. Louis Cardinals will meet with the Atlanta Braves in MLB action in Truist Park, GA, on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 7:20 PM ET. The St. Louis Cardinals got out to a quick start, but recently their play slowed down. They are currently in second place in the NL Central, but if they want to compete for a playoff spot, they must turn things around.

East Alton District joins "Oiler Nation"

The East Alton School District #13 has announced it is joining Oiler Nation. The move has been discussed for about a year, according to information from the district. It claims the district surveyed the community and staff, and the majority desired to change the mascot. So, EA13 will fully engage...
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The Best Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend, July 8 to July 10

Courtesy of the shortened week, it's already time to plan the weekend. With that small victory in mind, the holiday did not slow St. Louis down when it comes to planning out great events for just about everyone you can think of. Check out the picks for the weekend, and then plan the rest of your week here:

The St. Louis Cardinals should talk to the Marlins about Pablo Lopez

The St. Louis Cardinals need a starting pitcher. There might be one available in South Florida in right-hander Pablo Lopez. It’s no secret that the St. Louis Cardinals need starting pitching, and with the trade deadline fast approaching, the time to make a move is growing near. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of top-end starters on the market, and the options are quite slim. There is one team, however, that could change everything.

TV ad spending approaches $10 million in Missouri U.S. Senate primary

In late March, a poll from Trafalgar Group showed the Republican Senate primary in a dead heat. U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, with 24.9%, held a slight edge over former Gov. Eric Greitens, with Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt just behind but all within the 3% margin of error. Three months later, after nearly $10 million […] The post TV ad spending approaches $10 million in Missouri U.S. Senate primary appeared first on Missouri Independent.

Money Saver: Best Buds Deal

ST. LOUIS – It’s a Best Buds bargain for a red hot deal on St. Louis Cardinals tickets, honoring Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina. Starting Thursday at 10 a.m., the Cardinals and Budweiser are offering fans loge and pavilion tickets for $4.50. This deal is for Monday through Thursday games only in July, August, and September. The deals start on Monday as the Cards take on the Phillies. There is a limit of eight tickets per game. Hurry to get this savings it ends at 11:59 p.m. Friday night.

Here’s where LGBTQ+ people can attend affirming church services around southwest IL

Those who are looking for an LGBTQ+ affirming church to attend or a religious space to hold an LGBTQ+ wedding may not know quite where to start in their search. The Belleville News-Democrat interviewed a pastor at a local, openly affirming church to provide readers with information about what a worship service might look like at a church that openly supports members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Metro Transit warns of 30-minute bus delays Thursday

ST. LOUIS — Metro Transit announced Thursday morning that "union action" could cause delays of 30 minutes. The "union action" was organized by their workers with the company in contract negotiations. Metro Transit is working with their partners, Amalgamated Transit Union local 788, on a contract but has not...

Fried rolls as homer-happy Braves shut down Cardinals

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna and Eddie Rosario hit back-to-back homers, Max Fried threw six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Wednesday night. Fried (9-2) combined with three relievers on a seven-hitter. He gave up only five hits, including two to...