St. Louis among the best cities for celebrating July 4 in 2022: study

(NEXSTAR) – What makes the perfect setting for a Fourth of July celebration? It’s not just the size of the fireworks display, according to a recent study. From the weather to the average cost of beer and wine, WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities to determine the best one when it comes to celebrating… Continue reading St. Louis among the best cities for celebrating July 4 in 2022: study

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Missouri spends more on fireworks than any other state

Fireworks on the Fourth of July date back all the way to the nation’s founding. On July 2, 1776, John Adams wrote to his wife that signing the Declaration of Independence—which would happen in two days—should be met with celebrations that included “illuminations,” the 18th-century word for “fireworks.” The pyrotechnic marvels have illuminated the skies since.… Continue reading Missouri spends more on fireworks than any other state

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See how the breast and cervical cancer screening rates in Missouri compare nationally

As coronavirus cases rose in 2020 and overwhelmed the health care system, the number of patients seeking non-emergency treatments such as annual checkups and health screenings dropped. In April 2020, breast cancer screenings declined by 87% and cervical cancer screenings were down by 84% from the previous five-year averages, according to the Centers for Disease… Continue reading See how the breast and cervical cancer screening rates in Missouri compare nationally

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Last day of Fair St. Louis headlined by 90s House Party, fireworks show

ST. LOUIS – Tens of thousands have visited downtown over the past few days for Fair St. Louis. Monday is the final day of the event and it’ll be marked by an impressive fireworks display and concert from ‘90s hip-hop and R&B stars. The fair moved from the grounds of the Gateway Arch to Kiener… Continue reading Last day of Fair St. Louis headlined by 90s House Party, fireworks show

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Wheeler, Hoskins, Realmuto lift Phillies over Cardinals 4-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler threw seven innings of four-hit, no-run ball, and Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto slugged home runs as the Philadelphia Phillies powered their way past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0. The Phillies won two of three games in the series against one of the teams they are chasing for a National… Continue reading Wheeler, Hoskins, Realmuto lift Phillies over Cardinals 4-0

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1 in 4 people experience pain during sex, but research excludes the needs of the LGBTQ+ community

Caroline Pukall, Queen’s University, Ontario Chronic genitopelvic pain, defined as pain in the genital and/or pelvic region lasting three months or more, affects up to 27 per cent of people and has a significant impact on their psychological health, relationship adjustment and overall well-being. In most research on chronic genitopelvic pain, the people in the… Continue reading 1 in 4 people experience pain during sex, but research excludes the needs of the LGBTQ+ community

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Fair St. Louis sets up cooling centers for visitors to beat the heat

ST. LOUIS – Now that the weather has cleared up, Fair St. Louis officials expect a very busy night ahead. Despite the heat, a lot of people flooded Downtown St. Louis for Fair St. Louis. Consistent crowds are expected throughout the evening. The big thing to note is safety precautions. A heat advisory is in… Continue reading Fair St. Louis sets up cooling centers for visitors to beat the heat

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Downtown murder: Former state football champ ID’d as victim

ST. LOUIS – A CBC High School grad and member of the school’s state championship-winning football team was killed overnight in Downtown St. Louis. Damion Baker was one of two people shot in the 800 block of Cerre Street, just south of Busch Stadium and Interstate 64. The shooting happened around 3:20 a.m. A spokesperson… Continue reading Downtown murder: Former state football champ ID’d as victim

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Best school districts in Missouri

A good school can lead to a lifetime of opportunities. Myriad data shows that lifetime earnings dramatically increase with every degree obtained. Bachelor’s degree holders will earn an average of roughly $26,000 more each year than high school graduates. And for those who decide that pursuing a college degree is not the best postsecondary option,… Continue reading Best school districts in Missouri

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