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2 pm news

Cardinals win fifth in a row, 3-1

2017-03-24 14:49:00 STLToday.com
Wacha, Rosenthal, Socolovich shackle Nationals. Cardinals' spring record is 17-7-3. Read Full Story ...

House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

2017-03-24 14:44:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders. Read Full Story ...

Garcia single gives Cardinals 3-1 lead

2017-03-24 14:05:00 STLToday.com
Rally in seventh started by single from Adams, who played left field, had no chances. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Lincoln University's president to leave for job at Fisk University in Nashville

2017-03-24 13:40:00 STLToday.com
Kevin Rome resigned from the Jefferson City university to become the president of Fisk University. Read Full Story ...

Fowler's triple sparks two-run sixth

2017-03-24 13:37:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals, no-hit for five innings, lead Nationals 2-0 as Wacha allows only two hits through five. Read Full Story ...

Wacha gives only two hits in five innings

2017-03-24 13:24:00 STLToday.com
But Cardinals have none off Nationals. It's still 0-0. Read Full Story ...

Wacha gives only two hits in four innings

2017-03-24 13:09:00 STLToday.com
But Cardinals have none off Nationals' Guthrie. It's still 0-0. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Springfield police say attack victim had mouth glued shut

2017-03-24 12:51:00 STLToday.com
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. ? Police say a man apparently had his mouth glued shut during a Springfield attack. Read Full Story ...

Former prosecutor Jennifer Joyce partners in new consulting firm

2017-03-24 12:45:00 STLToday.com
Joyce joins forces with former top consultant Susan C. Ryan Read Full Story ...

Wacha survives 34-pitch first inning

2017-03-24 12:32:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals, Nationals are scoreless in second. Read Full Story ...

SIUE College of Arts and Sciences Partners with the East St. Louis Center

2017-03-24 12:00:00 SIUE.edu

GregBudzbanThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has begun a relationship with the SIUE East St. Louis Center (ESLC) that it expects to be ongoing, rewarding and mutually beneficial. 

The ESLC is the recipient of grant money that will fund six projects through CAS’ Targeted Funding Initiative (TFI). CAS received $200,000 from the 2017 winter session revenues and earmarked it for TFI. CAS Dean Greg Budzban, PhD, first created TFI grants in 2016. 

“It is becoming harder to get external funding, especially in the areas of the arts and sciences,” said Budzban. “I utilized the monies from the winter session to give back to the faculty. This is a good way to invest in the faculty, and what they’re doing. The purpose is to generate innovative ideas, to allow faculty to engage in projects that may not be feasible otherwise.” 

CAS faculty were invited to write proposals that related to the four TFI categories, identified by Budzban:

“One of the things that both Denise Cobb (provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs) and I have talked about is reimagining the humanities and the sciences, both in terms of instructional content and pedagogy.” Budzban said. “We see the idea of community engagement as a way of turning theory into practice and as a critical piece of innovative instruction in those traditional areas. 

“Collaborating with the East St. Louis Center is a perfect example of turning theory into practice, by working with students and the community in innovative ways.” 

JesseDixonCAS faculty were approved for the following TFI projects at the East St. Louis campus:

“Dean Budzban's decision to list the East St. Louis Center as a priority for the Targeted Funding Initiative has served as a catalyst for new collaborations between SIUE faculty and East St. Louis Center programs,” said ESLC Executive Director Jesse Dixon. “We believe that these new and innovative projects will directly benefit the students and families in our programs as well as lead to sustained partnerships between faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences and the SIUE East St. Louis Center.” 

Central to SIUE’s exceptional and comprehensive education, the College of Arts and Sciences has 19 departments and 85 areas of study. More than 300 full-time faculty/instructors deliver classes to more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty help students explore diverse ideas and experiences, while learning to think and live as fulfilled, productive members of the global community. Study abroad, service-learning, internships, and other experiential learning opportunities better prepare SIUE students not only to succeed in our region's workplaces, but also to become valuable leaders who make important contributions to our communities. 

With a focus on empowering people and strengthening communities, the SIUE East St. Louis Center is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals - from pre-school through adult - in the Metro East. Head Start/Early Head Start and a charter high school are among the programs that offer the community renewed hope and an opportunity to reach educational, career and life goals. The Center also assigns first priority to encouraging, supporting and improving the educational success of the residents of East St. Louis and surrounding urban communities. The Center provides comprehensive programs, services and training in the areas of education, health, social services and the arts. 

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College of Arts and Sciences Dean Gregory Budzban, PhD

SIUE East St. Louis Center Executive Director Jesse Dixon

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11 am news



Matheny: Peralta has 'done what he's needed to' in third base competition

2017-03-24 11:50:00 STLToday.com
Manager anticipates Jhonny Peralta will have a bounce-back season after an injury-plagued 2016. Read Full Story ...

Peralta appears to have won third-base competition

2017-03-24 11:50:00 STLToday.com
Manager anticipates Jhonny Peralta will have a bounce-back season after an injury-plagued 2016. Read Full Story ...

Schnucks picks Penske Logistics to run its Kinloch warehouse

2017-03-24 11:40:00 STLToday.com
The warehouse operator is recruiting employees now. Read Full Story ...

After sending message by celebrating in Puerto Rico, Molina returns to Cards

2017-03-24 11:38:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals catcher, set to start at some point this weekend, asks U.S. outfielder Adam Jones for an apology -- as champs misread Puerto Rico's party. Read Full Story ...

Tap water's fishy smell, taste nothing to fear in parts of St. Louis County, company says

2017-03-24 11:22:00 STLToday.com
American Water is still trying to find out what caused the problem but says the water is safe to drink. Read Full Story ...

WashU professors make more than any others statewide, report says

2017-03-24 11:00:00 STLToday.com
On average, professors at the elite research university earned more than $175,000. Read Full Story ...

Reaves nominated for NHL's Masterton Trophy

2017-03-24 11:00:00 STLToday.com
The trophy goes to the NHL player 'who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication.' Read Full Story ...

Ballwin man pleads guilty to tax evasion

2017-03-24 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Mark G. Stewart, of Ballwin, pleaded guilty of tax evasion in federal court on Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Ballwin man pleads guilty to evading taxes - $380,000 worth

2017-03-24 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Mark G. Stewart, of Ballwin, pleaded guilty of tax evasion in federal court on Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Brontė sisters beat the odds in 'To Walk Invisible'

2017-03-24 11:00:00 STLToday.com
BBC film tells story of three pivotal years in the writers' lives. Read Full Story ...

The water may smell fishy in parts of St. Louis County, but the water company says fear not

2017-03-24 11:00:00 STLToday.com
American Water is still trying to find out what caused the problem but says the water is safe to drink. Read Full Story ...

Ballwin man pleads guilty to evading taxes ? $380,000 worth

2017-03-24 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Mark G. Stewart, of Ballwin, pleaded guilty of tax evasion in federal court on Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Adams to start in left field for first time

2017-03-24 10:37:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals' Wacha to make sixth spring start against Nationals. Peralta has won third-base job. Read Full Story ...

Frontier Airlines to double service between St. Louis and Denver

2017-03-24 10:31:00 STLToday.com
Airline set to begin second daily flight between the two cities on June 5 Read Full Story ...

Young St. Louis lawyer honored by law publication

2017-03-24 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Laura Bentele of Armstrong Teasdale named legal 'rising star' Read Full Story ...

SIU SDM?s Martin Land Receives Moulton Award for Fixed Prosthodontics

2017-03-24 10:15:00 SIUE.edu

land-martinDr. Martin F. Land, professor of fixed prosthodontics at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM), was awarded the George M. Moulton Award for outstanding achievement in the Art and Science of Fixed Prosthodontics at the 66th Annual Scientific Session of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics in Chicago.   

The prestigious award is the highest honor bestowed by the Academy and recognizes members who have made a significant impact and contributions to the art and science of fixed prosthodontics and have demonstrated lifetime service to the field. Dr. Moulton, one of the visionary founders of the Academy, its first secretary and sixth president, was the first recipient of the award in 1992.

“Receiving an award of this magnitude is certainly an honor for Dr. Land,” said Dr. Bruce Rotter, dean of the SIU SDM. “The School of Dental Medicine takes pride in the accomplishments of its faculty, and we congratulate Dr. Land on this remarkable achievement.”

Dr. Jane Brewer, clinical associate professor and chair of restorative dentistry at the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York, took note of a number of Land’s accomplishments as she introduced him during the annual ceremony:

In addition to his service to the Academy, his contributions include serving as chair of the Section of Fixed Prosthodontics of the American Association of Dental Schools, president of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Nu Xi Chapter, board member and president of the John F. Johnston Society for the Advancement of Prosthodontics, and board member, parliamentarian, and 2008 president of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.

Photo (L-R): Dr. Stephen F. Rosenstiel, professor emeritus at The Ohio State University and AAFP Secretary, Dr. Martin Land, Dr. Jane Brewer, chair of restorative dentistry at the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine SUNY and Moulton committee chair, Dr. Gerry Santulli, chief of prosthodontics at Pentagon Tri-Service Dental Clinic and 2017 AAFP President.

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9 am news



Mizzou baseball flirts with history

2017-03-24 09:36:00 STLToday.com
Tigers take 20-game winning streak into weekend series against Arkansas. Read Full Story ...

Proposed program could put washers and dryers in St. Louis public schools

2017-03-24 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Supporters say it helps tackle absenteeism in urban schools where students without access to clean laundry can feel embarrassed to attend class. Read Full Story ...

Assaults, crimes on MetroLink visible on social media while numbers hard to come by

2017-03-24 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Police chiefs call for turnstiles, proposal expected that would put security staff on every train car, every platform Read Full Story ...

8 am news



Most Metrolink riders generally feel safe but would like more security

2017-03-24 08:30:00 STLToday.com
Reporter rode trains for several hours the day after shooting at Busch Stadium stop. Read Full Story ...

Tipsheet: Washington bids Porters adieu

2017-03-24 08:17:00 STLToday.com
The University of Washington conceded the departure of Michael Porter Jr. without much argument. The school was willing to pay that price to fire Lorenzo Romar and new coach Mike Hopkins is moving on without him. Read Full Story ...

Aisha Sultan: Is it better not to know someone's politics?

2017-03-24 08:00:00 STLToday.com
The key difference of whether people are able to maintain a relationship despite fundamental difference boils down to respect and a willingness to hear the other point of view. Read Full Story ...

7 am news



If you own a home in St. Louis County, get an early look at your property value

2017-03-24 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Values will continue to be assessed until June 1, when the tax roll is certified. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



No women at the table: Critics scoff at all-male photo of GOP health care talks

2017-03-24 06:32:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON ? A lack of women in a photo of negotiations over the GOP health care bill that was tweeted out by Vice President Mike Pence is drawing criticism from Democrats. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Board member: MetroLink safety issues must be fixed

2017-03-24 05:00:00 STLToday.com
Police chiefs call for turnstiles, proposal expected that would put security staff on every train car, every platform Read Full Story ...

4 am news



Texas man gets 45 years for stabbing grandmother to death in Illinois for inheritance

2017-03-24 04:44:00 STLToday.com
When he found out he would inherit about $400,000, he plotted how he would kill her. Read Full Story ...

5 ways to get creative with Easter baskets

2017-03-24 04:15:00 STLToday.com
With Easter coming up, it?s time to start plotting how to best your kid baskets from last year. Read Full Story ...

Illinois Supreme Court delivers partial win for hospitals on property taxes

2017-03-24 04:00:00 STLToday.com
Case sent back to lower court for reconsideration. Read Full Story ...

1 am news



Porter Sr. agrees to join Mizzou staff; Porter Jr. gains release from Huskies

2017-03-24 01:30:00 STLToday.com
Michael Porter Jr. released from letter of intent at Washington, now free to consider other options, including Mizzou. Read Full Story ...

Prospects keep Cardinals rolling in Jupiter

2017-03-24 01:20:00 STLToday.com
Redbirds at 16-7-3 after latest victory. Read Full Story ...

Paajarvi scores twice, Blues win ninth game in last 10

2017-03-24 01:15:00 STLToday.com
Allen makes 27 saves in the Blues' fourth straight win. Read Full Story ...

'Flying' Paajarvi scores twice, Blues win 9th game in last 10

2017-03-24 01:15:00 STLToday.com
Allen makes 27 saves in the Blues' fourth straight win. Read Full Story ...

12 am news



Ortiz: Sanford finally settling in with Blues

2017-03-24 00:50:00 STLToday.com
Sanford adjusting to his new home. Read Full Story ...

Mizzou's Scherer puts best foot forward in NFL audition

2017-03-24 00:45:00 STLToday.com
Former Tigers linebacker performs well at pro scouting day after undergoing major knee surgery. Read Full Story ...

Cardinals notes: Wainwright better in latest outing

2017-03-24 00:35:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals starter gave up 10 runs the time before against the Mets. Read Full Story ...

Thomas: Mizzou's pro day features new-look Penton

2017-03-24 00:30:00 STLToday.com
Mizzou cornerback from CBC may have hit the weight room too hard during pro day training. Read Full Story ...

Police searching for missing woman, 82, with Alzheimer's

2017-03-24 00:15:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS COUNTY ? Police are searching for a missing 82-year-old woman who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Read Full Story ...

The Latest: Arizona's loss means three 2-seeds are out

2017-03-24 00:13:32 STLToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ? The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): Read Full Story ...

Brooklyn designer finds St. Louis the right fit

2017-03-24 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Rapid changes in fashion industry promise opportunity for small, 'high touch' businesses. Read Full Story ...

Latest Roundup lawsuits rope a new defendant into the fray

2017-03-24 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Osborn Barr, the St. Louis advertising firm that helped market Roundup, named in latest complaints. Read Full Story ...

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