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  • St. Louis Walk of Fame inductions announced

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      What:   Induction Ceremonies of the St. Louis Walk of Fame Ceremonies are about 15 minutes.   A four-piece ragtime band will play prior. Who:     Christine Brewer – in person!  Apr. 29, 2015 6134 Delmar in The...
  • Skinker Boulevard brighter thanks to new pedestrian lamps, improved street lights

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    By Susan Killenberg McGinn [caption id="attachment_17000" align="alignnone" width="545"] JOE ANGELES/WUSTL PHOTOS Washington University installed new pedestrian-scale lighting, improved the street lighting and added emergency phones on Skinker Boulevard between Forest Park Parkway and Delmar Boulevard.[/caption] Things are looking much brighter on Skinker Boulevard between Forest Park Parkway and...
  • Washington University Prison Education Project begins at Missouri Eastern Correctional Center

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    By Liam Otten Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy.    -The Odyssey of Homer (translated by Robert Fagles) It is 10 a.m. on a Wednesday morning, and Robert Henke is leading 15...
  • Hundreds of St. Louis students gather to discuss racial understanding and equality

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    [gallery ids="16938,16933,16945,16934,16935,16946,16936,16937,16939,16940,16941,16942,16943,16944,16947"] ST. LOUIS -- Students from high schools all over St. Louis gathered to discuss race issues and ways to overcome the region’s deep racial divides at a student summit in January. The students were supposed to present their ideas to a larger group, and at the end of the summit, students were to vote for what they thought was the best solution. But something unexpected happened. Students from McCluer High invited students from Parkway North to join in their conversation. Then students from Francis Howell North in St. Charles County joined tables with...
  • Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River to open Sunday at SLAM

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    Click here to watch the video. ST. LOUIS -- Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River will open this Sunday, Feb. 22 at the Saint Louis Art Museum. This exhibition brings together the river paintings and drawings of George Caleb Bingham, for the first time in decades. Dubbed “the Missouri artist,” Bingham (1811-1879)...
  • World Premiere of HEC-TV’s Kids Rock Cancer

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      For a few magical moments, kids undergoing the pain and emotional challenge of cancer treatment have a chance to step away from their daily routine and instantly transform, from patient to rock star. These young musicians write and record original songs in the unlikeliest of places: their own hospital room. The musical interludes are more than just a welcome break;...
  • St. Louis Symphony Orchestra wins Grammy for best orchestral performance

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    ST. LOUIS, MO -- The St. Louis Symphony received the Best Orchestral Performance Grammy Award for its recording of John Adams’ City Noir Sunday, Feb. 8. The Nonesuch recording includes two recent compositions by American composer Adams, the symphonic work City Noir, and the Saxophone Concerto, featuring soloist Timothy McAllister. Both works...
  • If Facebook use causes envy, depression could follow new study says

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    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Browsing Facebook has become a daily activity for hundreds of millions of people. Because so many people engage with the website daily, researchers are interested in how emotionally involved Facebook users can be with the social networking site and how regular use can affect their mental health. Now, researchers at the 

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DATE Wednesday March 30th 2013