August 15 marks the one year anniversary of Zamzama Safi’s escape from Afghanistan. The former translator for U.S. forces reflects on living in Missouri for nearly a year — and her hopes for the future.
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.
STL Fringe Fest returns to stages across St. Louis, bringing local and national artists together to celebrate independent art.
The Illinois Department of Transportation will move human remains left behind during a 1960s cemetery relocation, erect a monument to Black and poor people buried in the vicinity — and include a pedestrian sidewalk and shoulder space for bicycles on the new Illinois 111 bridge.
Monkeypox is not spreading widely in St. Louis, but demand for the vaccine far outpaces the limited supply. To get the vaccine to the highest-risk people, the St. Louis County Department of Public Health will oversee distribution in St. Louis and in St. Charles, Jefferson and St. Louis counties.
The $7 million contract covers the design and engineering of the turnstiles, cameras and fencing at MetroLink stations across the St. Louis region. The cost will be covered with a combination of grants and federal funding.
A $1.2 billion plan dubbed the Gateway South Project would see the land south of the St. Louis Arch grounds transformed into entertainment, residential, recreation and industry space.
The state is also offering a virtual multi-agency resource center for residents.
NASA says the August meteor shower known as Perseids typically brings “one of the most vivid annual meteor showers visible in Earth’s night sky.”
Multidisciplinary artist Tre G is directing a free, touring version of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” that is filled with references to Black, queer culture.
The North Omaha Station, a coal burning power plant, was supposed to stop burning coal next year. But its owner wants an extension to keep burning coal for three more years.
Five teams of Federal Emergency Management Agency staff members walked through neighborhoods in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County on Wednesday. They are inviting people to register with the agency for possible flood assistance.
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STLPR En Español
- 'Adiós español. Hola inglés.' Distrito escolar lanza programa piloto de educación bilingüe
- 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
The contest received 202 student entries from 48 schools across the St. Louis and Rolla regions.