9/11 http://news.stlpublicradio.org en SLU To Test Cancer Drugs Against Potential Biological Threat http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slu-test-cancer-drugs-against-potential-biological-threat <p></p><p>Saint Louis University is launching a study to explore whether two cancer medications could also help protect U.S. troops from bioterrorism attacks.</p><p>SLU is part of a consortium of institutions participating in the project, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Defense.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 22:12:47 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 25142 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SLU To Test Cancer Drugs Against Potential Biological Threat American recalls the last of the former TWA flight attendants http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/american-recalls-last-former-twa-flight-attendants <P>It's back to work for some 200 ex-TWA flight attendants. American Airlines will recall the workers in November, according to U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill.</P> <P>They were laid off back in 2001 after the 9/11 attacks hit the airline industry hard. American had cut 2,500 flight attendants in all during the slowdown, many of them were former TWA employees. The&nbsp;airline had bought out TWA earlier in 2001.&nbsp;</P> <P>American Airlines is in bankruptcy protection and has offered buyouts to hundreds of flight attendants. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 20:01:58 +0000 Bill Raack 4464 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org American recalls the last of the former TWA flight attendants Appeals court strikes down St. Louis protest ordinance http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/appeals-court-strikes-down-st-louis-protest-ordinance <p><strong>Updated at 8:35 p.m. with statement from city.</strong></p><p>A federal appeals court <a href="http://www.ca8.uscourts.gov/opndir/12/08/103761P.pdf">has ruled</a> that a St. Louis city ordinance regulating street-side protests &quot;excessively chills free speech&quot; because it does not make clear exactly when those protests become a traffic hazard.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 18:21:12 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4260 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Appeals court strikes down St. Louis protest ordinance Morning headlines: Friday, January 27, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-january-27-2012 <p><b>Anti-smoking advocates want more smoking bans</b></p><p>Groups against smoking are urging the St. Louis County Council to make changes to the smoking ban that went into effect last year.</p><p>Currently, businesses whose food sales result in 25 percent of gross sales including food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are eligible for an exemption from the smoking ban. There are 145 businesses that currently allow smoking in the county.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 14:05:44 +0000 Alex King, Maria Altman & Joseph Leahy 2954 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, January 27, 2012 911 hearings conclude at Mo. Capitol http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/911-hearings-conclude-mo-capitol <p>A <a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House </a>committee has wrapped up a series of hearings on improving 911 communications systems used by emergency responders.&nbsp; Supporters of proposed upgrades admit, though, that&nbsp;they have a hard case to sell to both politicians and the public.</p><p>Lawmakers and local-level officials at today&#39;s meeting&nbsp;stressed the need to use 911 systems that can integrate text messaging and even video communications.&nbsp;<a href="http://callawaycounty.org/commission/"> &ldquo;Doc&rdquo; Kritzer is a county commissioner </a>from Callaway County. Wed, 09 Nov 2011 23:17:47 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2443 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 911 hearings conclude at Mo. Capitol