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▪ If you’re traveling through East St. Louis, keep your guard up against a string of carjackings. Police say robbers have used two techniques lately to surprise unsuspecting motorists. One involves one person laying in the street, pretending to be injured, the other involves jumping out of bushes at stop signs.
▪ In the business world, Heil Sound of Fairview Heights is expanding its business. The company, which makes high-end microphones and other audio equipment, is out of space and will add 3,200 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space.
▪ The St. Louis Cardinals walked off with a win in the bottom of the ninth innings thanks to a timely hit from newly acquired slugger Brandon Moss. Click here to see what that means for the National League Central playoff race.