By Bill Raack/AP
By Hillary Wicai, KWMU
St. Louis, MO – The City of St. Louis is encouraging residents to wrap up their holiday season by giving the environment a little present and recycling holiday waste.
The U.S. generates an additional one to five million tons of waste per week during the holiday season.
By Tom Weber, KWMU
St. Louis, MO – The St. Louis Zoo will have a tenth birthday party for Raja the elephant today. The Asian elephant was the first elephant born at the zoo, in St. Louis's Forest Park.
Today there will be a giant birthday cake stuffed with goodies for Raja, and the public is invited to sing "Happy Birthday" at 11 this morning. Admission is free.
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