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June 10, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter The Fagin Building, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, and Profit and Punishment Happy Father's Day Dads have been around forever, but they only officially got a day celebrating them in the United States in 197…
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June 3, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter The Herbarium, Saint Louis Art Museum, and Beer Brewing Students The Herbarium The Missouri Botanical Garden's Herbarium holds 8 million specimens that are overseen by Senior Curator Charlotte Taylor, who ha…
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May 27, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Happy Memorial Day from HEC Media Alton Memorial Day Parade Experience the longest running Memorial Day parade in the United States! Alton has hosted this celebration every year since 1868 and it is consider…
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May 20, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Chase Park Plaza, Cardinals in the 80s, and the Saint Louis Science Center What's the Buzz at the Chase? This summer the Royal Sonesta Chase Park Plaza has welcomed 20,000 new tenants! On top of the landmark…
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May 13, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter MARSfarm, Flirting with Bots, and the University City Public Library Gallery MARSfarm Greenhouses MARSfarm is a St. Louis-based company that has developed a special countertop greenhouse. Their creation can …
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May 6, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter 1904 Worlds Fair, St. Louis Artists' Guild, and Author Georgia Hunter World's Fair Standing Still While most of the structures erected for the 1904 Worlds Fair were torn down after the event, many of these i…
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April 29, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Cyborg Locusts, the Laumeier Art Fair, and Gateway Studios The Gateway City's Encore A roadie from St. Louis is working with Gateway Studios to make a creative space like no other! With a studio the size a f…
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April 22, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter STL Literary Award, Pig Poop, and the Flood of '93 The St. Louis Literary Award In this edition of Schankman’s St. Louis we take a look at St. Louis Literary Award's rich history. Discover it's humble beginn…
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April 15, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter St. Charles Swing Dance Club, Keeper of the Stanley Cup, and the Legacy Institute St. Charles Swing Dance Club If you're a toe-tapping, swing-loving hepcat, this is the club for you! For over 40 years the St…
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April 8, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Eclipse, Baseball History, and the Laumeier Art Fair WashU Scientists Head South for the Eclipse Have you made your eclipse plans yet? This afternoon is the last solar eclipse the United States will experien…
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April 1, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter April Fool's Day, Cherokee Street, and the World Chess Hall of Fame April Fools' Day Oh no! It's April Fools' Day! Why must we suffer through all these pranks, gags, and practical jokes? HEC's Kelly Maue exp…
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March 25, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Bob Heil, The Saint Louis Zoo, and The Shutterbee Project WashU AV Mini-City Scientists at Washington University are working to create a miniature city to test autonomous vehicles. This space would serve as …
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March 19, 2024 at 3:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Central Print, Charlie on the Bridge, and World Records Central Print The art of printmaking has a rich history and bright future that can be seen at Central Print! Serving as an art studio, museum, and educ…
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March 11, 2024 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter 314 Day, 1904 Aeronautic Competition, and the Wainwright Tomb 314 Day Meet the co-founders of 314 Day! Terrell "Dip" Evans and Tatum Polk share the story of why they created this holiday and how it's grown i…
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March 4, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter The Comfort of Crows, Laumeier Sculpture Park, and The Black Rep The Comfort of Crows In this interview with HEC's Kathy Bratkowski Essayist and Opinion Writer Margaret Renkl discusses her new book The Comfo…
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February 26, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Bloody Island Duel, COVID-19 Air Detection, and a Presidential Photographer COVID-19 Air Detection Imagine a device that could detect if a disease is present in any room within just a few minutes! A team of …
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February 19, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Black History Month Abe Lincoln in His Time Considered by many to be the greatest president in US history, Abraham Lincoln is a figure scholars have been obsessed with …
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February 12, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Breathalyzer Diagnosis, Missouri Botanical Garden, and Third Degree Glass Factory Breathalyzer Diagnosis Tired of sticking a cotton swab up you nose every time you have a cough? A team of scientists at Washi…
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February 5, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter The Black Rep, Alzheimer's, and the Foundry Art Centre Hold On! In this edition of Schankman's St. Louis we take an in depth look at the Black Rep's world premiere of Hold On! From the writer of the popular …
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January 29, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Violinmaker, Saint Louis Center, and Author Jamel Brinkley Behind the Creatives Meet Geoffrey Seitz, a professional violinmaker living and working in St. Louis! For almost half a century he's been employing …
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January 22, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Neon Greens, The Dope Show, and The Sparkle Effect Neon Greens Neon Greens is a restaurant started by a St. Louisan that uses hydroponic farming to create healthy food and products, adding to the region's fa…
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January 15, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter MLK Day, Shelley v Kraemer, and Extraordinary Black Missourians Martin Luther King Jr. Day As we take this day to observe the impact Martin Luther King Jr. had in the ongoing struggle to achieve equality in …
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January 8, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Holocaust Museum, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, and Author Martin Walker Holocaust Museum The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum's Impact Lab explores instances of bias, hatred, and genocide and gives vi…
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January 2, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter The U-Man, Frozen Mississippi, and Boone Center Inc. The U-Man Looks Back From his decades as a DJ on KSHE to his work with the St. Louis Cardinals, John Ulett's voice has been integral to life in St. Louis …
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December 24, 2023 at 4:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Celebrate the Holidays with HEC, Kwanzaa at SLAM, and Q Brothers Christmas Carol Celebrate the Holidays with HEC Media HEC Media and 5 On Your Side have partnered to present special local holiday music and s…
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December 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Holiday Fun, First Presidential Flight, and Christmas with C.S. Lewis Celebrate the Holidays with HEC Media HEC Media and 5 On Your Side have partnered to present special local holiday music and stories this…
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December 11, 2023 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Holiday Mental Health, Celebrating Chanukah, and Dark Sky Missouri Celebrating Chanukah Tonight is the fifth night of Chanukah, the Jewish wintertime “festival of lights.” In this video we explore the origin…
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December 4, 2023 at 1:01 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Musician Danny Liston, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, and the Dred Scott Case Student Wins Gold Medal in Informatics Meet Marquette High School Senior Tina Wang, who earned a gold medal representing Team US…
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November 27, 2023 at 1:01 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Kirkwood, Dream Town, and STL Youth Sports Outreach A Walk in Kirkwood Take a stroll through Kirkwood's most important historical sites with Author Kathy Schrenk, who recently released a book featuring six w…
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November 20, 2023 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Wainwright Tomb, Zooline Railroad, and a Vaccine to Protect Newborns Wainwright Tomb Discover a historic local landmark created by one of the most famous American architects ever! The Wainwright Tomb in St. …
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November 13, 2023 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Your Face Belongs to Us, Lost Cemeteries, and Musician Katarra Parson Your Face Belongs to Us How is facial recognition technology reshaping the world we live in? What are the pros and cons? And is there any…
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November 6, 2023 at 1:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Harry Houdini, Rare Bees, and the Florence Biennale Florence Biennale St. Louisan Erin Belanger is an impressive artist who recently had her talents recognized and showcased in the Florence Biennale. This pr…
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October 30, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Happy Halloween from HEC Media The Soul Asylum Alton, Illinois is often called “the most haunted small town in America,” thanks in part to places like the Mineral Springs Hotel! Inside this historic building…
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October 23, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Opera, Theater, and Bob Costas Tony Award Nominations The 2023 Tony Award nominations have been announced and some influential St. Louisans are being honored, including Co-Founder of Stages St. Louis Jack La…
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October 16, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Author Karin Slauger, Bird Adaptation, and Pediatric Neurosurgeon Karin Slauger on Will Trent Before Will Trent was a hit show on ABC, readers around the globe became fans of the special agent in the thrilli…
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October 9, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Emmy Awards, Saint Louis Art Museum, and St. Louis Browns HEC Media Wins 3 Mid-America Emmy Awards On September 30th HEC Media was proud to bring home three Mid-America Emmy Awards! The winners were a featur…
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October 2, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Best of Missouri Market, Flounder House, and Wild Bird Rehabilitation Invisibly App This St. Louis based tech company has developed an application that uses your data as payment to unlock premium subscriptio…
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September 25, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter First Public Kindergarten, Theater Organist Gerry Marian, and ARPA for the Arts The PAL Program For the last eight years the PAL Program has brought Missouri police officers and children together at their sc…
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September 18, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Turtle Races, St. Louis Blues, and The Rep Turtle Races Few spectator sports are more exhilarating than seeing turtles on the track! But turtle races could be superspreader events for box turtles. That's why…
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September 11, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Landmarks Association, Jacoby Arts Center, and Flags of Valor Landmarks Association of St. Louis The Landmarks Association of St. Louis, an advocacy group dedicated to the conservation and adaptive reuse of …
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September 4, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Saint Louis Art Fair, Gateway Arch, and Labor Day Labor Day In this article by Kelly Maue you'll discover the history of Labor Day and why the first Monday of September celebrates the achievements of America…
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August 28, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Pacemakers, Motordrome, and Reed Farrel Coleman Pacemakers Get An Upgrade Hear the story of a St. Louis woman who has resumed her normal active lifestyle thanks to a new, more natural pacing system that help…
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August 21, 2023 at 12:06 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Ken Burns, Art of the Arcade, and Driving the Green Book Driving the Green Book Award-winning Broadcaster Alvin Hall takes us on a trip through America’s dark history of racial segregation in his new book Dr…
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August 14, 2023 at 8:30 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter - Corrected Eads Bridge Link The Muny, Eads Bridge, and the National Building Arts Center Meet the Muny's Set Designer Ann Beyersdorfer designed the lavish and complex set for the Muny's recent staging of Be…
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August 14, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter The Muny, Eads Bridge, and the National Building Arts Center Meet the Muny's Set Designer Ann Beyersdorfer designed the lavish and complex set for the Muny's recent staging of Beauty and the Beast. She share…
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August 7, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Brain Disease Diagnostics, World's Fair Food, and the Muny Breaking the Blood Brain Barrier Doctors who want to see the genetic or molecular makeup of a brain disease would normally have to go through a pati…
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July 31, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Blank Canvas Studios, Box Turtles, and Annie Malone Blank Canvas Studios Discover a space where adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges can express themselves through the arts! Ev…
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July 24, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter St. Louis Cardinals, Barbie, and the Regional Arts Commission Heroic St. Louis Cardinals In this edition of History Spotlight from HEC Media and the Missouri History Museum, discover the thrilling true story…
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July 17, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Missouri Botanical Garden, VR at Gateway Arch, and Sculptor Harry Weber Missouri Botanical Garden In this very special episode of Spotlight Missouri Botanical Garden President Peter Wyse Jackson leads us on …
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July 10, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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HEC Media Newsletter Alton Jaeger Guard, Regional Arts Commission, and Golf The Galleries at the Sheldon The Alton Jaeger Guard Discover the Alton based group of living historians dedicated to embodying the spirit and memory of …