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Boeing to end C-17 airlifter production in 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boeing Co. announced Wednesday that it will end production of its C-17 Globemaster III military cargo jet and close the final assembly plant in Long Beach in 2015, putting as many […]

09/18/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brandon League walks off the field after being removed from a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Beltran powers Cardinals past Dodgers 5-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran and Matt Adams homered in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 15-game road winning streak with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday night. […]

08/06/2013

Man repays insurance money with 4 tons of coins

MARION, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois businessman has paid off part of a court-ordered legal settlement with nearly four tons of quarters packed into dozens of bags. Roger Herrin, of Harrisburg, was ordered by […]

08/01/2013

In this Nov. 7, 1997 file photo, Virginia Johnson Masters poses in her office at the Virginia Johnson Masters Learning Center in Creve Coeur, Mo., with some of the 19 publications that she has written or co-authored with her former husband and former partner Dr. William Masters. (AP Photo/James A. Finley, File)

Virginia Johnson, renowned sex researcher, dies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Virginia Johnson, part of the husband-wife research team that transformed the study of sex in the 1960s and wrote two best-selling books on sexuality, has died in St. Louis. She was […]

07/25/2013

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Rising Mississippi River threatening towns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mississippi River communities scrambling Tuesday to fend off the rain-engorged waterway got discouraging news: More rains looming across much of the nation’s midsection threatened to slow the potential retreat of the […]

06/04/2013

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Smoldering landfill could threaten nuclear waste

BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) — Dawn Chapman can put up with the noxious smell caused by smoldering trash in a landfill near her suburban St. Louis home. But if the burning creeps close to buried nuclear […]

05/29/2013

Monsanto's sign at entrance to headquarters, St. Louis, Missouri. (AP Photo)

Protesters march against Monsanto in 250 cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Protests against seed giant Monsanto are getting under way across the U.S. and in dozens of other countries. “March Against Monsanto” organizers say they’re calling attention to the dangers posed by […]

05/25/2013

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Hapless halos

Are there really reasons to assure ourselves that it’s early and the Angels can still turn it around? Not really. Not enough to go on the roll it will take to win the American League […]

05/17/2013

Bret Lewis

Bleak times for local sports fans

“And here’s to you, Los Angeles Kings; So-Cal turns its lonely eyes to you.” Why do the sports gods hate us? All the way back to last fall. A USC team that was a pre-season […]

05/13/2013

Open tanning booth, Amazing Tans, Sacramento (AP Photo)

Correction: Tanning Beds-FDA story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 6 about proposed regulations for tanning beds, The Associated Press reported erroneously that an FDA proposal would not require warnings on tanning beds themselves, but on related promotional […]

05/07/2013

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