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Community Policing
11:18 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Slay To Talk About Ferguson At Clinton Presidential Library Conference

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay will be in Little Rock this week to discuss the turmoil in Ferguson.
Credit Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio

(Updated 11 am, Thurs., Oct 9 with links to national coverage.) When St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay meets with mayors and police chiefs from around the country this week in Little Rock, Ark., he’ll be talking about the lessons learned from the turmoil in Ferguson. 

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Education
2:58 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

CGI-U Closes With Day Of Service

President Bill Clinton (center) poses for a picture with student volunteers and St. Louis Rams Defensive End Robert Quinn.
Credit Tim Lloyd / St. Louis Public Radio

After a weekend full of exchanging ideas on how to make the world a better place, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI-U) closed today with a day of service at Gateway STEM High School in St. Louis City.  

President Bill Clinton told volunteers and students that the country must focus on STEM education, or science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

With that in mind, Gateway STEM High School Principal, Beth Bender, said volunteers who spent the day fixing up the school will make an immediate difference.  

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Education
6:00 pm
Sat April 6, 2013

At Global Conference, Students Inspired To Tackle Local Problems

Second year Saint Louis University medical student Jeremy Goss speaks during a CGIU press conference on Saturday, April 6, 2013
Credit Tim Lloyd / St. Louis Public Radio

What if you found an old bus, ripped out the interior, and turned it into a farmers market on wheels?

You could drive around to each of the 15 food deserts in St. Louis, where there’s limited access to fresh produce, and while you’re at it, give some cooking lessons or hand out nutrition information.

Sound like a good idea?

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Other News
10:27 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Clinton Global Initiative University Kicks Off At WashU

President Clinton and John Steward at the 2012 CGIU
Credit Clinton Global Initiative

President Bill Clinton, his daughter Chelsea, comedian Stephen Colbert and an “A-list” of leaders and thinkers are on the campus of Washington University this weekend for the sixth annual Clinton Global Initiative University.

The three-day event aims to bring students ideas and innovations to bear on a range of global problems from public health, to human rights to the environment.

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St. Louis on the Air
2:19 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Engaging The Next Generation Of Leaders: Clinton Global Initiative University Comes To St. Louis

President Bill Clinton
UPI

In 2005, President Bill Clinton established the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).  The goal of the ongoing project is to “create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges.”

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Politics
7:53 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Clinton To Visit St. Louis In April

Credit Credit: Adam Schultz / Clinton Global Initiative

Former President Bill Clinton will be in St. Louis next month as part of his Clinton Global Initiative.

The sixth annual Clinton Global Initiative University will be April 5-7 at Washington University. Among the featured speakers will be Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, and comedian Stephen Colbert.
 
The event is expected to include more than 1,000 college students and celebrities discussing things such as education, the environment, human rights and climate change.
 

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