Missouri has among the most restrictive Medicaid programs in the nation, in part, a consequence of the state refusing to expand the program under the Affordable Care Act.

Missouri health-care providers worry as pressure continues to curb Medicaid

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First in a five-part series about how all three branches of Missouri government helped prop up the Sheriffs' Retirement Fund by charging a court fee that many judges and legal scholars find unconstitutional.

Messenger: Dispute over $3 fee pits sheriffs vs. judges

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Depending on your view, McKee had either stood in the path of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s new $1.75 billion urban St. Louis campus or handed the city its best shot at keeping the spy agency from fleeing to Illinois.

Tug-of-war nearly derailed NGA's move to north city

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Authorities say a southern Missouri man told investigators he was either sleepwalking or dreaming when he fatally shot his sleeping ex-wife.

Missouri man accused of killing ex-wife in his mobile home

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“We are here today to send an uncompromising message to the African-American community that we must own the gun violence and the crime in our neighborhoods,” Clark said after he and more than 200 others marched about a mile down Page Boulevard waving signs.

200-plus take part in St. Louis anti-violence rally, march centered on African-Americans

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As Republicans in Congress work on a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, David Nicklaus and Jim Gallagher question the wisdom of leaving 24 million people without insurance -- and raising costs for many others.

The Bottom Line: 'Who knew health care could be so complicated?'

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Fifteen people were shot, police said. Some drove themselves to hospitals and others were taken by ambulance.

Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures several

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Settling on a new design for the stretch of Gravois that runs from South Tucker Boulevard to the St. Louis County line has been contentious.

Work on Gravois underway in city; county looking at what to do with its portion of road

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Damien Deshae, 38, works at the Civic Center MetroLink stop almost every day. He has a license to sell drinks and snacks there. “I make a living from this, but I could make more if I stayed longer,” he said. “I won’t stay here after dark. It’s too dangerous.”

Most Metrolink riders generally feel safe but would like more security

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After a patient has healed from a masectomy, she can remain flat-chested or undergo breast reconstruction. Then, if the nipple and areola have been removed, the woman can decide whether she wants to get a tattoo to mimic the look. Or she may prefer something artistic to create a new appearance.

Mastectomy tattoos offer new beginning

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Nearly 600 babies were born addicted to opioids in 2016, a 500 percent spike in the past decade, according to the Missouri Hospital Association.

Pregnant heroin addict in St. Louis finds help at Queen of Peace

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It’s going to be a really good time to buy a car — especially if you don’t mind buying a used, unpopular sedan.

Nicklaus: Used car prices signal end to new-car sales boom

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Lance Lynn and Jhonny Peralta exit with ailments, Yadier Molina says he's ready to face free agency, and Jose Martinez makes the roster. All sorts of Cardinals news from Florida today.

Lynn, Gant, Peralta all out early in 1-0 Cards loss

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Despite requests for crime data, the agency that runs MetroLink says it doesn't have to comply with public-information laws because it's an interstate compact agency. "In addition, the Agency also reserves the right to close any record at its discretion if the Agency deems such closure to be in the Agency’s best interests,” said a letter.

Board member: MetroLink safety issues must be fixed

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The football Cardinals president is stepping in to fill a funding void here created by the Rams' departure.

Thomas: Bidwill to the rescue for St. Louis banquet

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There is some really scary stuff going on downtown this weekend. You can check it all out at the Halloween & Attractions Show through Sunday.

Scares for sale the weekend at America's Center

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Dale and Jennifer O’Dells’ 6,500-square-foot home was built in 1909 and includes five bedrooms and seven fireplaces,

Historic Central West End mansion is filled with original period detail

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