Emily Connor is a bird watcher, an environmental educator, and a frontline witness to the effects of climate change. The threat of severe flooding is endangering the habitat at her bird sanctuary, and that’s making her work all the more urgent.
Every weekday morning, in about 10 minutes, you can learn about the top stories of the day while also hearing longer stories that bring context and humanity to the issues and ideas that affect life in the region.
More Black parents in the U.S. and Missouri are choosing to teach their kids on their own terms. This new podcast from St. Louis Public Radio explores why Black families in the St. Louis region are choosing to home-school, how they are managing to do it and what the kids think about it.
Latinx Arts Network and EncoreSTL are asking Latinos in the St. Louis region to submit stories about culture, heritage, family and community. The two arts groups will turn videos and audio stories about Latino life into live stage productions.
Chamber Project St. Louis will launch its 15th season Thursday with an evening of works by Latin American composers. The ensemble challenges assumptions about what a classical music concert should look and sound like.
Alvin Cooper is struggling to recover after his home was flooded from torrential rains in late July of this year. He lives in a floodplain area that is especially vulnerable to climate change because it lacks government attention. He is trying to recover but can’t do it alone.
Revenues continue to grow as professional sports maintain schedules and betting options increase.
The plan is already targeting development and investment in Dutchtown, the area around the new NGA headquarters, Walnut Park and Martin Luther King Boulevard.
The Archdiocese of St. Louis has made the decision to close Rosati-Kain and St. Mary’s high schools at the end of this school year.
Officials are hoping African School #4’s reconstruction at Faust Park Historic Village is complete either by the end of the year or early in 2023.
Brent Jaimes, who has a blood disorder that affects the nervous system, was able to take his wheelchair and walker when he was evacuated by boat during flooding. His story examines issues that individuals with disabilities might encounter in the face of a natural disaster.
Ground-level ozone arises when emissions from vehicles, power plants and other sources react to sunlight.
Missouri's governor put up display for hunger awareness after giving up chance to feed poor studentsMissouri is the only state that chose not to participate in a federal program allowing parents and kids in low-income areas to pick up free meals and take them home — resulting in a dramatic drop in the number of meals distributed to low-income children.
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- Desde hace un siglo se sabe que el plomo es tóxico y sigue envenenando a miles de niños
- La pandemia lleva a escuelas en St. Louis a servir mejor a familias que hablan otros idiomas
- La promesa de ser propietario de una vivienda que a menudo deja fuera a los compradores
- La región de St. Louis ya es casa para muchos latinos y más se están mudando aquí
- Se gastaron millones para mantener a los peces invasores fuera de los Grandes Lagos, pero ¿quién está protegiendo el río Mississippi?
The contest received 202 student entries from 48 schools across the St. Louis and Rolla regions.