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St Louis Star is an online newspaper serving St Louis, Missouri.
The masthead has a long and colorful history, first appearing in 1896.
The newspaper’s name changed to the Star-Chronicle in 1905, but changed back to St Louis Star in 1908.
In 1913, it became the New St. Louis Star, but a year later reverted to the original name.
In 1932 the St Louis Star took over the competing St Louis Times, and so was born the St Louis-Star Times which was published until 1951 when its rival Post-Dispatch bought it and closed it down.
Today's online version of St Louis Star carries on the tradition of its predecessors placing as its first priority the coverage of local St Louis news.
St Louis, on the western bank of the Mississippi River, and bordering with Illinois, is part of the Greater St Louis Metropolitan Area which actually includes parts of Illinois.
St Louis Star’s coverage extends to this area. The portal also provides breaking international news and business stories, as well as news from around the state of Missouri.
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Market: City/City of St Louis/Greater St Louis Metropolitan Area, Missouri/Est. population 320,000 (city), MSA 2.82 million, CSA 2.92 million
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Mission: St Louis Star was conceived in 2002 to provide up-to-the minute local news, together with national and international headlines as part of a global network pooling resources to deliver a quality service to member portals. Each online publication has been modelled on a newspaper format for familiar readability by users. The locations forming part of the network were selected on the basis of demand for news for that location. St Louis Star, an online newspaper, provides coverage of the city, and the Greater St Louis Metropolitan area. International news, business and finance stories are common across the network of sites, and are drawn from a number of sources including original in-house journalists and wire services.
St Louis Star and the other sites are administered by Midwest Radio Network.
Associated sites include: Chicago Chronicle | Indianapolis Post | Kansas City Post | Knoxville Times | Memphis Sun | Nashville Herald | Oklahoma City Sun
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