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EPA signs decision to clean West Lake Landfill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a decision to remove radioactive waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo., Sept. 27. Seventy percent of the radioactive waste will be removed from the landfill, which is located about 16 miles northwest of the Danforth Campus.

Jaden Satenstein | Contributing Reporter

BREAKING: Two shot at Delmar Loop Metro stop

A gunman shot two people at the Delmar Metrolink station around 7:30 p.m. tonight.

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Trolley delays continue, lawsuits led against project

In a lawsuit filed against the Loop Trolley project, plaintiff Peter Sarandos argues that the Loop Trolley tracks extend 300 feet past the designated boundary in St. Louis City and 235 feet past the district’s boundary in University City.

Emma Baker | Staff Reporter

Students, administration express anger, disappointment after Stockley verdict

Washington University students and faculty expressed a range of emotions Friday after Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer, was found not guilty of murdering Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, in December 2011.

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Always in the headlines: A look back at WU’s summer

They say no press is bad press, but Washington University has put the phrase’s exact extent to the test over this past summer.

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Protesters march to the Arch in opposition to Trump executive order

A protest took place in downtown St. Louis this past Saturday in response to President Donald Trump’s recent executive order on immigration, commonly referred to as the “Muslim ban,” and other anti-immigration and anti-refugee acceptance policies.

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WU receives humanitarian award

Washington University received the 2016 International Humanitarian Award from the World Affairs Council of St. Louis, an organization that aims to actively engage citizens in international affairs, this past Thursday.

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Black Lives Matter protest held on Loop by UCity Action Network

A group of about 30 mostly white University City residents took part in a Black Lives Matter march around the Delmar Loop, stopping at the Chuck Berry statue outside of Fitz’s for a short rally on Saturday afternoon around 2:30 p.m.

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Olin MBA alum seeks support for 2017 St. Louis mayoral run

St. Louis 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French has a long history on Twitter (@AntonioFrench). He was an early adopter of the social media platform, early enough that when he convinced his then-girlfriend to join, she got her first name as her handle.

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Students, protesters face off at St. Louis Planned Parenthood

Less than 24 hours after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to freeze federal funding for Planned Parenthood, pro-life Christians rallied outside of the St. Louis location. Since the bill will likely not make it past the Democratic majority in the Senate, the vote is mostly symbolic—but if passed, it would block funding for a full year to allow Congress time to investigate the group’s involvement with fetal tissue research.

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