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Hindus now have a fellow believer in Congress

By DEEPTI HAJELA (NEW YORK, AP) — When Dr. Uma Mysorekar looks at the members of the new Congress, the Indian immigrant and practicing Hindu can see that, for the…

EPA hearing on St. Louis Co. contamination site

(BRIDGETON, Mo., AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency holds a public meeting this week about radioactive waste in the Missouri River flood plain near the St. Louis County town of…

Father, 2 sons die while hiking in SE Missouri

(ELLINGTON, Mo., AP) — A father and his two sons from Illinois died while hiking on a trail in southeast Missouri during the weekend. Reynolds County authorities say 36-year-old David…

Flash flood blamed in Mo. drowning death

(MARQUAND, Mo., AP) — An eastern Missouri man is dead after his car was caught in a flash flood caused by the rain-swollen Castor River. The Park Hills Daily Journal…

O’Fallon, River City Rascals renegotiate lease

(O’FALLON, Mo., AP) — A minor-league baseball team in St. Charles County may be getting a financial break from the city. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/V5BeiB) reports that the city…

Southeast Mo. police officer shoots, kills suspect

(SENATH, Mo., AP) — A suspect is dead after being shot by a police officer in southeast Missouri. KFVS-TV (http://bit.ly/VFzxXH) reports that the shooting happened Sunday night in Senath. Police…

UM system wants research sharing between campuses

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Leaders of the University of Missouri system want researchers on the system’s four campuses to collaborate. The system has set up a $1 million Interdisciplinary Intercampus…

Corruption trial set for 6 Calif. city leaders

By LINDA DEUTSCH (LOS ANGELES, AP) — Six former officials of the scandal-ridden city of Bell go on trial this week in a massive corruption case that nearly bankrupted the…

Arrests made in Los Angeles store hostage drama

(LOS ANGELES, AP) — Police in Los Angeles have arrested suspects in connection with last week’s hostage taking of 14 clothing store workers, one of whom was stabbed and another…

Conn. group to launch anti-violence initiative

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A group in Newtown, Conn., plans to announce an initiative Monday aimed at preventing violent tragedies like last month’s school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.…

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