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Don’t Miss This: Spilled beer and a shooting

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Still lots of interest in a story about a man gunned down after beer was spilled at a Sauget convenience store on Saturday.

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Circle K is buying the two Belleville QuikTrips, business reporter Will Buss says in his weekly retail roundup column. It’s the latest round of expansion by the convenience store chain here.

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The Corner Chill and Grill has opened in Belleville, Buss reports; it’s at 341 Centreville Ave. and features a remodeled interior and new outside dining.

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After a tough loss to Pittsburgh Sunday, the St. Louis Cardinals have to quickly turn their attention to the Chicago Cubs, who arrive in town for a three-day series starting Monday night. “This will be a good opportunity to get rid of this one quick, really,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told BND’s David Wilhelm and other reporters.

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