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A helicopter with four guns, eight dogs and a beer baron aboard – July’s most-read story

Helicopter ex-Anheuser-Busch CEO landed in Swansea takes off

An unknown pilot was brought to the Bronze Pointe office park parking lot in Swansea by an SUV with Missouri plates around 10:45 am, performed a brief pre-flight check, then flew out at about 11 am. August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anhe
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An unknown pilot was brought to the Bronze Pointe office park parking lot in Swansea by an SUV with Missouri plates around 10:45 am, performed a brief pre-flight check, then flew out at about 11 am. August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anhe

A beer baron landing his helicopter in Swansea. A hero’s tragic drowning. Two children killed in car accident. A wrong-way driver’s DUI history. And a mom’s death at a parade.

Those were the five most-read stories at bnd.com in July:

▪  Ex-Anheuser-Busch CEO had loaded guns, 8 dogs and prescription pills in chopper, police say

▪  Man who drowned in Rend Lake saved 2 girls before going under, girlfriend says

▪  Metro-east children, 1 and 5, killed when mom’s van is hit by semi

▪  Wrong-way driver in double-fatal crash had 4 prior DUI arrests

▪  Woman dies after falling off float at Lebanon Fireman’s Parade

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