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St. Louis Globe Democrat
December 4, 1919: Missouri’s first newspaper, The Republic, came to an end on this day when it merged with The St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.