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St. Louis: City in Missouri, United States
St. Louis is a city in Missouri, on the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms the state line between Illinois and Missouri. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River 15 river miles north of Downtown St. Louis, forming the fourth-longest river system in the world. In 2019, the estimated population was 300,576, and of the bi-state metropolitan area, 2,804,724. Greater St. Louis is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, second-largest in Illinois, seventh-largest in the Great Lakes Megalopolis, and the 22nd-largest in the United States.

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Couple Pulls Guns On Protesters Cutting Through Their Private Neighborhood [Video]

Couple Pulls Guns On Protesters Cutting Through Their Private Neighborhood

A group of protesters in St. Louis walked on a private street on Sunday to demonstrate outside the mayor's home. The protesters opposed Mayor Lyda Krewson's decision to publish the names and addresses..

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St. Louis couple aims firearms at protesters outside their home [Video]

St. Louis couple aims firearms at protesters outside their home

A couple brandished firearms on protesters as they entered their neighborhood during a protest against St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson on Sunday. (June 28th)

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St. Louis Mayor Apologizes For Revealing Names Of Demonstrators [Video]

St. Louis Mayor Apologizes For Revealing Names Of Demonstrators

The mayor of St. Louis apologized to demonstrators who wanted to defund the police. According to Gizmodo, she read the full names and street addresses of these demonstrators. During a town hall live..

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Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC [Video]

Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed removing the towering statue of Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Colette Luke has more.

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