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Adopt Snorzer!!!

Yes, his name is Snorzer, and he’s the absolute cutest, sweetest, most loving dog. He’s available at the Humane Society’s Macklind Avenue headquarters in St. Louis.  (314) 535-7430

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St. Louis Moms Blog is looking for contributors!

Rebekah and Kate from St. Louis Mom’s Blog (and previous Kick Ass Chicks of the Week) stopped by to talk about their search for new contributors AND some amazing events they have coming up. Interested in joining their team? Apply HERE by Feb 15!

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  • Opposition supporters clash with police in Albania

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters clashed with police Saturday at an anti-government rally protesting what they claim is a corrupt and inefficient Cabinet. The protesters demanded that the government resign and an early election be held. Protesters throwing flares and other objects broke through police ranks as they tried to enter the office of Socialist Prime …
  • Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists

    MUNICH (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel robustly defended European nations’ decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal in a spirited backing Saturday of her multilateral approach to global affairs, but U.S. Vice President Mike Pence promptly accused Europe of once again undermining the United States. Merkel’s comments at the Munich Security Conference, an annual gathering of top global …
  • Theodore McCarrick

    The Latest: Accountability group wonders what Francis knew

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick (all times local): 2:55 p.m. An advocate for church accountability over sex abuse is demanding Pope Francis say what he knew about Theodore McCarrick, the disgraced former U.S. cardinal. The Vatican said Saturday that Francis had approved McCarrick’s defrocking for having solicited sex in the …
  • Donald Trump

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s skewed picture of border perils

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump describes drugs flowing across the hinterlands from Mexico, a federal prison population laden with criminals who are in the U.S. illegally and a Texas city transformed by a border barrier into a safe place to live. It’s a misleading and in some ways false picture, and one that underpins his extraordinary declaration of a …
  • Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. McCarrick, 88, is the highest-ranking churchman to be laicized, as the process is called. It means he can no longer celebrate Mass …
  • Hearing into unresolved US House race could find winner

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Evidence collected over months and being unveiled Monday could reveal whether the nation’s last undecided congressional election was either tainted by so much ballot-tampering that a winner cannot be declared – or that that the actual winner was unfairly denied the seat. North Carolina’s state elections board — reassembled last month after an unrelated legal challenge …
  • Mohammad Ali Jafari

    Thousands attend funeral for Guard members killed in bombing

    ISFAHAN, Iran (AP) — Dozens of comrades circled caskets on the back of trucks on Saturday as thousands of mourners attended a mass funeral for 27 elite Revolutionary Guard soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing this week in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchistan province. Men rhythmically struck their chests, a traditional way of showing grief, as women in long black …
  • 21 Savage, Post Malone

    21 Savage ‘wasn’t hiding’ being British, feared deportation

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn’t talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement called it a targeted operation. He was released from immigration custody …
  • R. Kelly

    APNewsBreak: Allred contacted authorities about R Kelly tape

    CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney Gloria Allred told The Associated Press Friday she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape recently given to Chicago prosecutors that purportedly shows R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl. Allred, who represents multiple R. Kelly accusers, some of whom haven’t come …
  • Opioid maker used rap video to push powerful painkiller

    BOSTON (AP) — Employees at a drug company accused of bribing doctors rapped and danced around a person dressed as a bottle of the highly addictive fentanyl spray in a video meant to motivate sales reps to push the drug. The video was shown to jurors this week in the closely watched trial in Boston of wealthy Insys Therapeutics Inc. …
  • Regina is already a King, but what about president?

    NEW YORK (AP) — So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what’d she get? A prophecy on her life. No joke. King was shopping around — “sometimes people will say, ‘You at the 99-cent store?’ I like a bargain too” — when a woman walked up to her with something of a prediction. “She said, ‘You don’t know …
  • Nicolas Maduro, Ian Phillips

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO VENEZUELA’S GOVERNMENT HAS BACK-CHANNELED WITH President Nicolas Maduro revealed in an AP interview that his government held secret talks with the Trump administration and predicted he would survive an unprecedented global campaign to force his resignation. 2. FROM SHUTDOWN TO SHOWDOWN …
  • R. Kelly

    Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

    CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday that he has given Chicago prosecutors new video evidence of R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl. Avenatti said the video is not the same evidence used in Kelly’s 2008 trial, when he was acquitted on child pornography charges. CNN, which said it had viewed the footage, reported that …
  • Alfonso Ribeiro

    Feds tell Alfonso Ribeiro he can’t copyright ‘Carlton’ moves

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro has been denied a copyright for the “Carlton” dance, which he’s suing two videogame makers over. The denial from the U.S. Copyright Office was revealed Wednesday in a motion to dismiss Ribeiro’s lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive, the makers of NBA 2K16, which Ribeiro says illegally makes use of …
  • Perfect Storm: The 500 and fight that changed NASCAR forever

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first break came with the massive blizzard that wreaked havoc on the East Coast, essentially locking television viewers in their homes. The Daytona 500, meanwhile, was to be broadcast live in its entirety for the first time, reaching markets that knew little, if anything, about stock car racing. The 3 1/2-hour event finished in …
  • Jussie Smollett

    Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police late Friday released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. “The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete,” Chicago …
  • Jussie Smollett

    The Latest: Chicago police release men held in Smollett case

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Chicago police say they have released two Nigerian brothers who had been arrested earlier in the week on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, saying that detectives have additional investigative work to complete. The men were picked up by police Wednesday …
  • 21 Savage, Post Malone

    21 Savage ‘wasn’t hiding’ being British, feared deportation

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn’t talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement called it a targeted operation. He was released from immigration custody …
  • Andrew McCabe

    Ex-FBI official recounts discussion about 25th Amendment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview posted Friday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein broached the idea of using the Constitution to oust President Donald Trump, saying the Justice Department official “discussed it with me in the context of thinking about how many other cabinet officials might support such an effort.” McCabe, in …
  • Regina is already a King, but what about president?

    NEW YORK (AP) — So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what’d she get? A prophecy on her life. No joke. King was shopping around — “sometimes people will say, ‘You at the 99-cent store?’ I like a bargain too” — when a woman walked up to her with something of a prediction. “She said, ‘You don’t know …
  • Jussie Smollett

    Chicago police, Fox dispute reports about Smollett attack

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said Thursday night that local media reports that the attack against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed. The reports surfaced as detectives were questioning two “persons of interest” who were captured on surveillance cameras in the area of downtown Chicago where Smollett said he was attacked last month. The two men aren’t …
  • Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar broadcast. All 24 categories will be shown live, after all, at the 91st Academy Awards on February …
  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: Food aid for Venezuela being held in Colombian border town is contaminated THE FACTS: Food aid …
  • 10 days before show time, a full-on revolt over the Oscars

    Would anyone — anyone at all — like to thank the academy? This is normally the time of year when Oscar hopefuls are readying acceptance speeches that almost always begin with a few words of gratitude for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. But that sentiment has been hard to come by in the torturous and troubled lead-up …
  • Regina is already a King, but what about president?

    NEW YORK (AP) — So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what’d she get? A prophecy on her life. No joke. King was shopping around — “sometimes people will say, ‘You at the 99-cent store?’ I like a bargain too” — when a woman walked up to her with something of a prediction. “She said, ‘You don’t know …
  • Producer of ‘Silent Scream’ anti-abortion film dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald S. Smith, who produced the controversial anti-abortion film “The Silent Scream” and, with help from Ronald Reagan’s White House, distributed copies to every member of Congress and the Supreme Court, has died at 94. Beverly Cielnicky, president of Crusade For Life told The Associated Press on Thursday that Smith died Jan. 30 in Wenatchee, Washington, …
  • Spike Lee, Tonya Lee Lewis

    Prada announces diversity council after blackface outrage

    MILAN (AP) — Italian brand Prada said it is forming a diversity council to “elevate voices of color within the company and fashion industry at large,” a move that follows accusations of racism in the luxury fashion world. Two Americans, artist Theaster Gates and film director Ava DuVernay, will chair the council, Prada said Wednesday. The group will work to …
  • Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon. They and three dozen Hollywood A-listers, from Bradley Cooper to Quincy Jones, have signed a card that’s being overnighted to Ginsburg on Thursday. The 85-year-old Ginsburg has missed a month of Supreme Court arguments …
  • Jussie Smollett

    Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. “The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete,” Chicago police spokesman …
  • Perfect Storm: The 500 and fight that changed NASCAR forever

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first break came with the massive blizzard that wreaked havoc on the East Coast, essentially locking television viewers in their homes. The Daytona 500, meanwhile, was to be broadcast live in its entirety for the first time, reaching markets that knew little, if anything, about stock car racing. The 3 1/2-hour event finished in …
  • Jussie Smollett

    Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police late Friday released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. “The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete,” Chicago …
  • The Latest: US tops World in Rising Stars game, 161-144

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics added 30 and the U.S. beat the World team 161-144 in the Rising Stars game for first- and second-year players at All-Star Weekend. Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks …
  • Jussie Smollett

    The Latest: Chicago police release men held in Smollett case

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Chicago police say they have released two Nigerian brothers who had been arrested earlier in the week on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, saying that detectives have additional investigative work to complete. The men were picked up by police Wednesday …
  • Chicago police say they released without charges 2 men questioned about the reported assault of Jussie Smollett

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say they released without charges 2 men questioned about the reported assault of Jussie Smollett.
  • Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar broadcast. All 24 categories will be shown live, after all, at the 91st Academy Awards on February …