Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has refused to halt the execution of white supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin, calling his crime in Missouri a "cowardly and calculated shooting."
Nixon's office announced the decision Monday afternoon.
Reporting by WSIU's Jennifer Fuller.
A southern Illinois Congressman says the United States shouldn’t get involved in Syria – and worries any form of attack would put this country and its allies at greater risk.
Representative John Shimkus, R-Collinsville says the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government on civilians is an international issue – one the U.S. shouldn’t take the lead on.
Ian Fisher and The Present
Nick Garcia talks about stories from the road with Missouri native Ian Fisher. We'll also hear Fisher perform a few songs as well.
Tef Poe Revisited
This story will be updated.
The dispute between St. Louis-based Patriot Coal and the United Mine Workers of America appears to be over.
The union announced today that it had reached an agreement to reduce some of the cuts in pension and health care benefits approved by a federal bankruptcy judge on May 29.
In what has become known in the St. Louis region as "The Great Flood of 1993," 20 years ago places where floodwaters had never been suddenly were underwater.
From our archives, we offer an opportunity to go back in time with 10 stories of the rise of water, tension and even an entire town.
For some, these stories may be difficult to hear again and, for others, they will be reminders of triumph and renewal.
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