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Chill Frozen Yogurt closes down weeks shy of fourth anniversary

The frozen yogurt station at Paws & Go may see a surge in business this spring. Chill Frozen Yogurt, located southwest of campus on Wydown Boulevard, will be closing its doors on March 2.

Rewriting a history of crime: Police propose combining crime statistics from St. Louis County, city

St. Louis may no longer be one of America’s most dangerous cities, if two local police chiefs get their way with the numbers. In April, the FBI plans to open conversations on a proposal to merge crime statistics from the St.

Reenactment of St. Louis founding offers informative glimpse into city’s past

A colorful crew of living history portrayers gathered near the Arch grounds to reenact the founding of St. Louis Saturday.

Campus Loving Week educates students on multiracial issues

Washington University’s Loving Week began Monday with a table full of cupcakes, though the week—which culminates on Valentine’s Day—is about more than just sweets. Loving Week, which is hosted by the student group Association of Mixed Students and several other cultural groups, is a celebration of the 1967 Supreme Court case Loving v.

Bear Bucks continues expansion

Bear Bucks is about to get bigger. Within the next several weeks, Half & Half in Clayton, The Good Pie—a new establishment soon opening on the Delmar Loop—and the Starbucks that will be opening in the new business school buildings will be joining the Bear Bucks program, barring unforeseen circumstances.

Evening robbery near campus raises student concern with crime alert system

University City is continuing to investigate last week’s robbery on Kingsbury Blvd. that has raised concern among students who live nearby but never received a crime notification about it. Last Sunday night at about 7 p.m., a male student said he was walking on the 6600 block of Kingsbury when he was knocked to the ground and punched by a suspect.

St. Louis location IKEA coming in fall 2015

With its vast selection of inexpensive, unassembled furniture and iconic Swedish meatballs, IKEA will soon be coming to St. Louis. The famous Scandinavian furniture store announced Wednesday that its 40th store in the United States, and its first in Missouri, will be coming to the area in the fall of 2015.

Guilty verdict found in local man’s kidnapping of WU student from garage

More than a year after he abducted a Washington University law student and forced her to withdraw money from her bank account, a jury has found William Cobbins guilty of kidnapping and other charges, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. On Aug.

Boosters Cafe closes, to be replaced by Indian restaurant

Fall may have just arrived, but the pumpkin pancakes may be harder to find this year. Boosters Cafe, the popular breakfast spot by the corner of Melville Avenue and Delmar Boulevard, closed Monday following ongoing financial difficulties. Pending the completion of final lease paperwork, the space will be home to an Indian restaurant that should open around November.

St. Louis Zoo penguins exhibit closes to public

The parade of the St. Louis penguins is taking an 18-month hiatus. From earlier this month through spring 2015, the Saint Louis Zoo is closing its Penguin & Puffin Coast exhibit to complete an $18 million renovation of its polar bear exhibit that has been without a polar bear since 2009.

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