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Kirkwood School District is asking voters to pass a 46-cent tax rate increase Tuesday or face more budget cuts.

The measure faces opposition from residents who question why the district needs more money while it pays some of the state’s highest educator salaries.

If the tax increase fails, district leaders say they will have to make ends meet by cutting...

GALESBURG, Ill. • Award-winning actress Eva Longoria will deliver Knox College's 2017 commencement address.

Longoria is best known for playing Gabrielle Solis in "Desperate Housewives." The Illinois school announced Monday the actress, producer and philanthropist will speak at the June 4 graduation ceremony.

Knox College President Teresa Amott says Longoria's accomplishments embody key liberal arts college values like appreciation for...

WEBSTER GROVES • The chess team at Webster University is a national champion — again.

The university team won its fifth straight national championship this weekend during the President's Cup collegiate chess tournament in New York. St. Louis University finished third, behind Webster and Texas Tech.

Webster University coach Susan Polgar says the competition on Saturday lasted nearly 13 hours,...

As the area experiences unseasonably warm temperatures and rain, four St. Louis University researchers warn the Zika virus could pose a threat to parts of the region.

In an online article in the American Journal of Public Health, the researchers studied risk factors in more than 3,100 counties in the U.S., including the presence of a certain type of mosquito...

A historic school designed by William B. Ittner and damaged by a lightning strike could soon meet the wrecking ball to make way for a senior living community.

St. Louis’ Cultural Resources Office is recommending that the city’s Preservation Board approve a request at its Monday meeting to demolish the Hempstead Elementary School in the Hamilton Heights Neighborhood.

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