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Kae M. Petrin

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Editorial assistant Kae M. Petrin lived all over Washington state before moving to St. Louis, where she studied medical humanities, classics, and writing at Washington University. While finishing school, she wrote for St. Louis Public Radio, KDHX, the Common Reader, and the Riverfront Times. She also met real life cyborgs for the Merle Kling Fellowship in Literary Journalism, covered southwestern Illinois for Alton’s Telegraph, and built a fresh website for STLPR's St. Louis History in Black and White. From 2016–2017, she copyedited and edited the online blogs for Health and At Home. In her free time, she bakes, plays roller derby, games, and rides motorcycles. She resides in Franz Park, where she is slowly renovating a '60s kit home. 

Contact Kae M. Petrin by an email at KPetrin@stlmag.com or on Twitter @kmaepetrin. For more from St. Louis Magazine, subscribe or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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The Missouri Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing allocated a $59,655 award to DEAF Inc., which will use the money to train helpers for Deaf-Blind people in nine St. Louis–area counties. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:46 PM News

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The Oberle Institute operates under the conviction that “we’re all St. Louisans and Missourians, and just because you went through some traumatic injuries doesn’t mean you have to be separate from that.” more

Oct 27, 2017 9:36 AM News

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Amazon Key lets Amazon Prime members choose to have packages delivered inside their door, instead of on their porch. For some, it's a choice between privacy and convenience. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:24 PM News

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At 8 a.m., award-winning designer Jacob Laws hits the town running. We join him for a day to see what all the fuss is about. more

Oct 19, 2017 12:48 AM Interior Design

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After a whirlwind renovation, ADJ Interiors' second office went from a dreary upstairs space to a colorful haven. more

Oct 19, 2017 12:05 AM Property

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The design of a tech company’s new headquarters strives to help employees balance work and life. more

Oct 19, 2017 12:01 AM Property

St. Louis lawyers answer questions about driving records, AirBnB, whether you can sue Six Flags if you get injured in the park, and more. more

Oct 18, 2017 10:26 PM , News

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TJ Hughes of Terrifying Jellyfish is Kickstarting a colorful "interactive art" game where making a mess is the only requirement. more

Oct 3, 2017 1:05 PM Culture

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Can people protest on private property? And when can the government legally order an assembly or speech to stop? more

Sep 27, 2017 1:09 PM News

Demonstrations also took place at the St. Louis Airport Marriott, where Steve Bannon had a speaking event, as well as in Belleville. more

Sep 25, 2017 8:05 AM News

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Police reported more than 150 "arrests made during demonstrations" during the past weekend. Here's a closer look at the data. more

Sep 21, 2017 2:43 PM News

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These wellness programs in St. Louis relax, heal, and challenge the body. more

Sep 20, 2017 12:08 PM Fitness

The region's feeling the economic impact, though it's difficult to estimate to what extent. more

Sep 19, 2017 6:28 AM News

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Instead of marching in the Delmar Loop, as originally planned, protesters gathered outside the Justice Center in downtown St. Louis, where they collected donations to bail out protesters arrested over the weekend. more

Sep 18, 2017 10:39 PM News

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Before being arrested, the woman told other protesters to "stay behind me because the cops aren't gonna hurt me," says one eyewitness. more

Sep 16, 2017 5:37 PM News 1 Comments

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Demonstrators took to the streets to voice their frustration and anger. more

Sep 15, 2017 4:23 PM , News

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Since its invention in the 20th century, Feldenkrais has become a relaxing way to challenge the mind and get in touch with the body. We tried a class with Kelly Feder of the Feldenkrais Movement Academy of STL. more

Sep 15, 2017 2:50 PM Fitness

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The new location branches out beyond running shoes to carry hiking and lifestyle apparel. more

Sep 8, 2017 1:37 PM News

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Leckie will appear on a panel at BookFest St. Louis on September 23, where she'll discuss science fiction with several other titans of the genre. more

Sep 5, 2017 9:00 AM Literature

Sammy Longstreth invited the creator of the cult hit "The Room" to his 21st birthday party. Wiseau showed up. more

Sep 1, 2017 11:51 AM News