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St. Louis on the Air
1:42 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Mental Health Trek Documentary To Premiere At Film Festival

'Walking Man' will debut Monday night as part of the St. Louis International Film Festival.

In 17 days, Mark and Eric Norwine walked 200 miles across Missouri. They hope that the documentary about that trek will help change how people talk about mental health.

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Death of Springfield, Ill. Mayor
1:02 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Springfield mayor Davlin's death ruled suicide

Timothy Davlin, former mayor of Illinois' capitol city, Springfield, was found dead in his home after a 911 call to police on Dec. 14, 2010. The death has been ruled a suicide. (UPI/City of Springfield, Ill.)

Springfield Mayor Timothy Davlin's death has been ruled a suicide.

A Sangamon County inquest Thursday determined the 53-year-old Democrat died of a close-contact bullet wound to the heart in a vehicle parked at his home Dec. 14.

Investigators say they found no note from Davlin. They say there were no signs of foul play and no drugs or alcohol in his body.

Davlin apparently called 911 from a cordless landline phone in his car but hung up.

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