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My mother told my brother the same bedtime story for years. It was a tale of heroes and miracles and second chances. It involved a dramatic rescue. And like the best stories told to children, my baby brother, nearly 16 years younger than me, had the starring role.

Even though my brother, Usman, had been born full-term, he stopped breathing...

Ranken Technical College is planning a $4.6 million job training facility just east of its main campus in north St. Louis where students will work for area manufacturers that partner with the school.

The 30,000-square-foot building will provide new space for the nonprofit technical school’s microenterprise programs, which Ranken President Stan Shoun described as “reverse apprenticeships” where area companies send...

ST. LOUIS • No one was injured in a fire Thursday evening on third floor of building at St. Louis University.

Campus public safety officers got a call about 6:30 p.m. about the fire at three-story Macelwane Hall, a science building in the 3500 block of Laclede Avenue, and immediately notified the St. Louis Fire Department, SLU spokesman Jeff Fowler...

CREVE COEUR • After 22 years at the helm of Missouri Baptist University, R. Alton Lacey announced plans to retire.

Lacey told the school's governing board Thursday that he hopes to retire at the end of the coming school year.

He's been the president at the private, evangelical Christian college since 1995.

“I do not have the words to adequately...

ST. LOUIS • Longtime University of Missouri administrator Michael Middleton was tapped Thursday to be the interim president at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

This is the second time Middleton is coming out of retirement to lead a public college on an interim basis.

A few months after retiring from his position as deputy chancellor at Mizzou, Middleton agreed to...

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