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City in Missouri, United States

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St. Louis: City in Missouri, United States
St. Louis is the second-largest city in Missouri, and sits 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 of St. Louis City 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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Accused 'Dark Overlord' hacker extradited from Britain, appears in U.S. court

A British man who prosecutors say was a member of the hacking collective known as "The Dark Overlord" appeared in federal court in St. Louis on Wednesday following his extradition to face conspiracy..
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Accused British member of 'Dark Overlord' hacking collective appears in U.S. court

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U.S. charges Chinese national with stealing trade secrets: Justice Department

A Chinese national who worked for Monsanto before it was purchased by Bayer AG was charged in St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday with stealing trade secrets for China, the U.S. Justice Department said.
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Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

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Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods

The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics..
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Blues' Stanley Cup triumph a new dawn for St. Louis

Few Stanley Cup trophies have ever been as heavy as the one earned Wednesday by the St. Louis Blues, who lifted the weight of a championship-starved city that had long been on the wrong side of..
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Missouri's only abortion clinic to stay open after injunction issued

The only abortion clinic in Missouri can stay open after a St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday saying the state must make an "official" decision on the facility's license before..
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