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Flag Day: Oh, say, what do you see?

Jun 14, 2012

In honor of Flag Day (or Flag Week, as the link from NPR below points out) we want to know, what do you think when you see the Stars and Stripes? Reply on Twitter at #flagdaystl.

Morning headlines: Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Jul 6, 2011
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Mo. auditor's office to release review of Kinder expenses

The Missouri auditor's office is releasing its review of Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's travel expenses .

Cherokee Street flag contest announced

Mar 21, 2011
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The artistic community of St. Louis' Cherokee Street is looking for someone creative to put their own mark on the area. Via the Cherokee Street News, the Cherokee Station Business Association has announced a "Cherokee Street Flag Contest."

Flags lowered in Mo. for WWI veteran

Mar 1, 2011

Flags are being lowered in Missouri for the last surviving American to serve in World War I.

Missouri native Frank Buckles died Sunday at the age of 110 at his farm in West Virginia. He was born in the Harrison County town of Bethany and also lived as a child in Vernon County.

Buckles lied about his age to enlist in the Army and served during the war in England and France.