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Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues 

Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues 

After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn't dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis' first-ever Stanley Cup championship.

A morning downpour fizzled to a light rain by the time the parade began Saturday, and the sun popped out just as a rally was starting before a massive crowd on the grounds of the Gateway Arch.

The Blues ended one of sports' longest championship droughts on Wednesday by beating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, the first title for a franchise that joined the NHL 52 years ago. Fans poured into the city for the celebration. There were no immediate crowd estimates, but local leaders' expectations of at least a...

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