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Boa constrictor swiped from Lemay exotic pet store

Pictured above: Another Columbian red tail boa constrictor just like the one stolen last week, as seen at a Lemay exotic pet store June 25. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A boa constrictor was stolen from a Lemay exotic pet store June 16. But there is some justice, since Exotic

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Blunt and Hawley introduce U.S. Senate resolution congratulating Blues on Stanley Cup

Missouri’s two U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley introduced a resolution Thursday to congratulate the St. Louis Blues on winning their first Stanley Cup Championship in the team’s 52-year history. The resolution honors the players, the hundreds of thousands of fans, including 11-year-old superfan Laila Anderson, and the city of St. Louis.  “We all witnessed history

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Blues win the Stanley Cup; parade is Saturday

The St. Louis Blues weren’t in St. Louis when they won the Stanley Cup Wednesday night, but the team will get the chance to celebrate in its hometown with a victory parade for the ages Saturday. The parade will take place at noon Saturday, June 15, the Blues posted on Twitter. It will kick off

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Oakville band to perform at D-Day festivities

Flutists Samantha Kern, Cara Darmody and Catherine Elking play the ‘Service Song Medley’ at the Oakville Tiger Band concert June 1, 2018, at St. Bernadette. The event helped fundraise for the Marching Tigers’ trip to perform in France. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The Oakville High School Tiger

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Call Newspapers readers heard about Pat Maroon first

Pictured above: St. Louis Blues players including Oakville native Patrick Maroon, right, and Jordan Binnington visited children at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital around Christmas 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach. Today Patrick Maroon is a hockey star with the St. Louis Blues, helping lead them to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in 49 years.

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Lindbergh Flyerettes come home with first championship in team’s history

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Lindbergh Flyerettes had a strong showing at the 2019 Universal Dance Association National Dance Team Championship in Orlando, Florida, including the junior varsity team taking home a championship, a first in the 50-year history of the Flyerettes. “This was a really incredible year… Overall, this is probably one

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Derik Scott places second in Titan Games

Derik Scott, the Lindbergh High School alumnus who competed in the premier season of NBC and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s “The Titan Games,” took second place in the finale as the show closed out its first season. The former Lindenwood University three-time All-American diver took second in the final round at the Titan arena Feb.

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