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    Cahokia man gets 25 years in prison for kidnapping

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ A Cahokia man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for kidnapping a man in East St. Louis. The Belleville News-Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/1tCSrxe) U.S. Chief District Court Judge David Herndon sentenced 27-year-old Antwon D. Jenkins on Friday for kidnapping and using a firearm during a kidnapping. Trial evidence showed […]
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    Alleged audio of Michael Brown shooting released

    (KTVI)- An audio recording that allegedly captures the gunshots that killed Michael Brown has been released to CNN. On the tape is the voice of a  Ferguson man talking during a video chat. In the background you can hear what sounds like several gunshots, a pause and then several more gunshots. It’s important to point out […]
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    KC man charged with aiming laser at helicopter

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A 24-year-old Kansas City man is facing a federal charge accusing him of aiming a laser pointer at a Kansas City Police Department helicopter last fall. The U.S. attorney’s office in Kansas City says Jordan Clarence Rogers was charged in a federal grand jury indictment on Tuesday. Prosecutors say he […]
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    Michael Brown protesters move to downtown St. Louis

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Chanting, ‘move cops, get out of the way,’ a small group of protesters pushed past federal security guards on the steps of the Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis Tuesday, demanding a meeting with the local U.S. Attorney about the Michael Brown Case. A group of about 100 rallied first at […]
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    Peaceful march held in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A march for peace stayed peaceful Tuesday night in Ferguson, although one man was arrested.  Officials say there are fewer officers at the command post and those numbers will continue to drop as peace continues to take hold in the community. Joseph Anderson is the President of 100 Black Men.  His […]
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    St. Louis County man charged with raping foster children

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – An accused serial rapist has been identified and charged in St. Louis County.  One victim reported the rape to police, and since then, others have come forward. The suspect is 24-year-old Lawrence Minor. According to St. Louis County prosecutors, his grandmother was a foster parent.  The rape victims were […]
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    Missouri inmate dies after attack in prison

    JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri inmate has died after being beaten by his cellmate at the Jefferson City Correctional Center. The Cole County sheriff’s office said Tuesday that 35-year-old Mark Melton was assaulted Aug. 9 and taken to University Hospital in Columbia. The sheriff’s office said Melton died Sunday as a result of […]
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    Federal investigators continue probe into Brown shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) – As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, history suggests there’s no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction. Federal authorities investigating possible civil rights violations in the Aug. 9 death of Michael Brown must meet a difficult standard of proof. It’s a […]
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    Fairways and Greens 8-24-14

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    Money Talk 8-24-14

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    Dennis George Show 8-24-14

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    Proposed amendment would change prosecution of child sex offenders

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Prosecutor and sheriffs associations in Missouri are throwing their support being a constitutional amendment that changes the way child sex offenders are prosecuted. The groups are mounting a campaign to get the proposed Amendment 2 on the November ballot. The measure would allow evidence of past criminal actions to be […]
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    Ferguson city council postpones Tuesday’s meeting

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – The city council in Ferguson, Missouri, has postponed a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, citing a need for a larger venue due to interest from residents following the death of Michael Brown. A new date and place has not been set. It would have been the first council meeting since Brown was […]
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    Retire Worry Free 8-23-14

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    Straight Talk on Retirement 8-23-14

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    Animal Advice 8-23-14

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    SARAA Alert canceled: mother and daughter found safe

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – UPDATE: SARAA Alert is canceled. Police report that both mother and daughter were found safe shortly before 11 AM. EARLIER: 2-year-old Isabella Abbott was last seen in South St. Louis County Tuesday morning. Police say her mother, Tina Abbott threatened to commit suicide and no one has been able to get […]
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    Inside Out 8-23-14

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    Maximized Living 8-23-14

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    Sports Medicine 8-24-14

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    Growing Green 8-23-14

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    Retirement symphony 8-24-14

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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 8-25-14

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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 8-22-14

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    Pinkel, Alden say protocol followed for Washington

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden say they followed what they believed to be the school’s protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008. Pinkel said Friday at a news conference that he learned of the allegation in October 2008 but did not […]
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    Dick Vermeil Remembers The Rise of Kurt Warner

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    Mauk Ready to take Reins of Mizzou Offense

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Growing up in Kenton, Ohio, Maty Mauk didn’t know much about Missouri. But he got an offer to play quarterback for the Tigers, and decided to visit them during the Fourth of July weekend in 2011. Five hundred miles later, he knew where he wanted to attend college. “When I came […]
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    Alleged Gunshot Audio Questioned By National Media

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    Cards Use 7th Inning Rally to Power Past Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Jay already had a bat in hand before St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny even called his name. A minute later the veteran outfielder was standing on second base after his pinch hit tied the game. Jay didn’t stay there long, racing home with the go-ahead run on Matt Holliday’s sharp single […]
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    The Emmy Awards Recapped

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    Alleged New Audio Released of Gunshots

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    Celebrities, civil rights leaders at Brown funeral

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The thousands of people who turned out for Michael Brown’s funeral included several civil rights leaders and celebrities. Brown was shot and killed Aug. 9 by a Ferguson police officer. His funeral was Monday at Friendly Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. The Rev. Al Sharpton was among those who spoke […]
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    Koster kicks off campaign to recruit minorities into law enforcement

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster launches an initiative to recruit more minority police officers. Koster says the situation in Ferguson makes it clear how much distrust can build between the police and the community, if officers on force do not reflect the demographics of the communities they serve. Dr. David Klinger, […]
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    Blues unveil new jerseys

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Blues new jerseys will heat up the ice next season. The team unveiled new home and away jerseys Monday night at Ballpark Village. The uniforms are making a return to tradition, combining old with the new. It leaves the Blue note the same, but the diagonal color striping on the […]
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    Ferguson students return to school after shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – More than 11,000 students in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer killed an unarmed black 18-year-old returned to school Monday after more than a week of missed classes. Classes in the Ferguson-Florissant School District were scheduled to begin Aug. 14, five days after Michael Brown’s shooting death. But […]
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    Franklin County jail guard accused of spraying mace on a pizza

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A Franklin County prison guard is accused of intentionally spraying mace on a pizza, then giving it to an inmate.  That inmate, Ricky Walton, reportedly shared the pizza with three other inmates, and all four got sick. Meanwhile, according to Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke, the guard admitted to using […]
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    Joe tells us what a real media member is this week.

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    Joe’s weekly take on life. What makes a person a legit reporter?

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    Water main break forces early closure of high school

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – A short day early in the school year for students at Lindbergh High School. Missouri American Water is on the scene repairing a 20-inch water main break. Crews had to shut off water to the school to work on the break. Students were dismissed at 12:45. The Early Childhood Education […]
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    Thousands without power in Metro East

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Thousands of customers are without power in the Metro East. Affected areas including O’Fallon, Fairview Heights, Swansea, Caseyville, and Shiloh. No word on the cause of the outage, but power is already being restored to some customers.
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    Group of migrants ashore in Florida; 1 body found

    HILLSBORO BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Officials say more than a dozen people believed to be from Haiti have come ashore in South Florida. Hillsboro Beach Police Maj. Jay Szesnat says nearby residents alerted them that the group of migrants, including some children, were on the beach early Monday. One woman was found dead in the […]
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    Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

    FORT LEE, Va. (AP) – A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says an enraged soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as officials tried to negotiate with her. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons says the soldier went on a rampage, throwing objects. Fort Lee temporarily […]
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    State officials: Fines on puppy mills increase

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – State officials say prosecutions and fines have increased in the three years since a law was passed to crack down on Missouri’s worst puppy mills. The Columbia Missourian also reports that more than 1,300 dogs have been rescued since the Canine Cruelty Prevention Act took effect in 2011. The newspaper reports […]
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    Missouri traffic deaths continue downward trend

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Officials say traffic deaths in Missouri have been on a downward trend for nearly 10 years. The Jefferson City Tribune reports the number of traffic fatalities has dropped since 2005, with 2012 the only year showing an increase from the previous year. On average, about 1,068 deaths a year have […]
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    New Illinois law protects several species of animal

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law adding black bears, cougars and wolves to Illinois’ list of protected species. All three species still are rare in Illinois, but wildlife officials expect them to become more common and wanted a way to protect them. Jack Darin is director of the Sierra Club’s Illinois […]
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    Gail Pennington Previews The Emmy Awards

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    Zisser Tire Open For Business

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    What is Low T and How Can You Fix It?

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    Judges Ruling Allows More Students To Transfer From Normandy

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    Blues “Ice Breaker” Event Tonight

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    HEART GROUP: E-CIGARETTES MIGHT HELP SMOKERS QUIT

    The American Heart Association’s first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last resort to help smokers quit. The American Cancer Society has no formal policy but quietly took a similar stance in May. Both groups express great concern about these popular nicotine-vapor products and urge more regulation, especially to keep them away […]
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    EARTHQUAKE’S TIMING LEFT MANY FUMBLING IN DARK

    NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California’s wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them. Scores were injured as the temblor knocked out power to thousands, caused gas and water lines to rupture and sparked fires. The magnitude 6.0-quake struck at […]
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    Ferguson Calm Over Weekend; Mike Brown To Be Laid To Rest Today

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    Masterson Rocked as Cards Fall to Phillies

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In spite of his struggles since joining the club, the Cardinals aren’t giving up on Justin Masterson. Jimmy Rollins homered and Jerome Williams tossed eight strong innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 victory over St. Louis on Sunday. Ben Revere had a pair of hits and an RBI for Philadelphia, […]
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    Sam Bradford Out for Season with Torn ACL

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jeff Fisher shared the bad news with Sam Bradford on Sunday morning. By the time the St. Louis Rams coach began his day-after news conference, he’d had several hours to digest the impact of an injury that puts the team’s once-rosy outlook in serious doubt, and to give a vote of […]
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    Grand Jury picked for Michael Brown shooting case.

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – Three black people are among the 12-member grand jury hearing evidence in the Michael Brown case. Paul Fox, director of judicial administration for St. Louis County Circuit Court, confirmed the racial and gender makeup of the grand jury on Friday. St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch has said it will be […]
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    Financial aid is hopefully on the way for businesses in Ferguson.

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Governor Jay Nixon’s office says the state has begun the process of seeking federal help for businesses damaged during protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old by a police officer. U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt asked Nixon on Friday to consider seeking a Small Business Administration disaster […]
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    Bradford hurts knee in Rams’ 33-14 win over Browns

    St.  Louis (AP) – St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford reinjured the left knee he had surgery on last season and the Rams had four other starters hurt in a 33-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on Saturday night. Bradford went down after being hit by Browns defensive lineman Armonty Bryant in the first quarter. He […]
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    Wrongful incarceration case suffers legal blow

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A man who spent two months in jail on charges for another man has suffered a legal blow. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a federal judge tossed out the bulk of Cedric Wright’s lawsuit Friday. Police arrested Wright in August 2011 on charges of stealing beer and a bag of […]
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    Rams, Cardinals watching Ferguson with sadness

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – More than most, Kenny Britt can relate to the drama unfolding just a few miles from Rams Park in Ferguson. The St. Louis wide receiver and former 2009 first-round draft pick feels strongly that the trouble in Ferguson, scene of so much unrest following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black […]
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    St. Louis officer suspended after video comments

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis County Police chief says an officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has been suspended while the department reviews a 2012 video in which the officer calls himself “a killer” and makes incendiary comments about religion and U.S. political leaders. Police Chief Jon Belmar told the […]
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    Study: House calls for frail elders bring savings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House calls may sound like a luxury. But a new study finds that bringing team-based primary care into the homes of frail, hard-to-treat seniors saves Medicare money — by keeping them from needing pricier hospital or specialist care. The study comes from a house call program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in […]
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    Wrongful incarceration case suffers legal blow

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man who spent two months in jail on charges for another man has suffered a legal blow. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a federal judge tossed out the bulk of Cedric Wright’s lawsuit Friday. Police arrested Wright in August 2011 on charges of stealing beer and a bag of […]
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    Officials: White House reviewing equipment program

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The White House is conducting a review of programs that have equipped local police departments with military gear from the Pentagon, urged by President Barack Obama’s call for more separation between the nation’s armed forces and civilian law enforcement. The examination comes in the aftermath of the police response to unrest […]
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    Ferguson residents struggling with daily life

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Residents in the suburban St. Louis neighborhoods near where an officer killed an 18-year-old teenager say their lives have been upended in the last two weeks. Angelia Dickens says she has been afraid to leave her Ferguson apartment at night as protesters clash with police. The 55-year-old has stopped going to […]
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    Protesters, police march peacefully in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A diverse group of protesters, many of them children, have marched peacefully through Ferguson as calm prevailed for a fourth straight day. Several community activists walked side-by-side with police officers in uniform as they walked down one of the main streets in Ferguson that had been filled with armored vehicles and […]
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    Bank robbery suspect remains on the loose

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Police continue the search for a bank robbery suspect. Officials say the man robbed the Commerce Bank on Natural Bridge Monday morning. Surveillance tape shows the man entering the building. He then walks up to a teller and demands money without showing a weapon. The suspect was last seen crossing […]
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    MoDOT to close lanes on two area highways

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – And a heads-up for drivers this weekend–sections of two major highways will be closed starting Friday. That could make for some traffic headaches you’re heading to Clayton or downtown St. Louis. At 8 PM Friday, MoDOT will shut down Highway 64/40 eastbound between Hampton and Forest Park Avenue. All ramps […]
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    IL voters will not weigh-in on term limits

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois State Board of Elections has certified the Nov. 4 ballot without the inclusion of a question asking voters whether state lawmakers should have term limits. The board met in Chicago and via videoconference in Springfield Friday. Members also considered challenges to the inclusion of several third-party candidates. They allowed […]
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    Investigator: IDOT used improper hiring protocol

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The state’s top ethics investigator says the Illinois Department of Transportation improperly hired more than 250 employees in the past decade. Executive Inspector General Ricardo Meza’s report says the practice began in 2003 but continued under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. Meza says IDOT circumvented hiring rules meant to ensure people are […]
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    Planned fee increase for polluters falls apart

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A proposal to increase permit and emission fees charged to Missouri companies to regulate air pollution has fallen apart, forcing state officials to lower proposed increases and placing a department that monitors air pollution in financial danger. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources Air Pollution Control Program enforces the federal Clean […]
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    Chris Kerber talks upcoming Blues Season Starts sooner than you think

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    Joe William take on Sin City 2

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    Hansbrough has 55-yard TD in Missouri scrimmag

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Russell Hansbrough had a 55-yard scoring run against the second-team defense at a scrimmage that wrapped up Missouri’s training camp. Temperatures in the 90s with high humidity Thursday added to the challenge for the 24th-ranked Tigers, seeking a follow-up to a 12-win season. ”It was great being out in this heat,” […]
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    assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two more former University of Missouri students have gone public with assault allegations against ex-running back Derrick Washington, including a women’s soccer player who said her coach suggested she could lose her scholarship if she pursued her complaint that Washington punched her in a 2010 bar fight. The second woman accuses […]
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    Shocking Video of Tactical Unit Getting Fired Upon, Top Cops Explains

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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 8-21-14

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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 8-20-14

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    Hands And Hearts Supporting Ferguson

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    Blaustein Reviews This Weekend’s Releases

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    Criticism Rains Down on Nixon’s Handling of Ferguson

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    How To Avoid Closing Costs w/ Kathy Helbig

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    Highway Patrol troopers fix basketball goal for Ferguson children

    (KTVI) – With all the tension surrounding the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, police haven’t gotten the best publicity. But Wednesday was one of the more calm days in Ferguson.   That was the day two Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers went out of their way to help some kids in the community. The troopers […]
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    New assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Two more former University of Missouri students have gone public with assault allegations against ex-running back Derrick Washington, including a women’s soccer player who said her coach suggested she could lose her scholarship if she pursued her complaint that Washington punched her in a 2010 fight. A second woman says Washington […]
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    Nixon orders withdrawal of Guard from Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. Nixon announced what he called a systematic withdrawal of Guard officers on Thursday. He says they’ve effectively protected the […]
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    St. Louis police release video of shooting

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, acknowledging that tensions in nearby Ferguson have created a need for greater transparency on officer-involved shootings. Police Chief Sam Dotson says both officers involved in the shooting remain on […]
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    St. Louis alderman not going away after protestors leave Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)– One demonstrator says he will not be going away after all the other protestors leave Ferguson. Demonstrators continue to march to show their displeasure over the shooting death of Michael Brown. “Just making sure what happened Saturday never happens again,” said demonstrator Alicia Street. The pause in activity gives St. Louis Alderman […]
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    Rauner calls on IL Supreme Court to put term limit question on ballot

    CHICAGO (AP) – Republican Bruce Rauner and other supporters of political term limits have asked the Illinois Supreme Court to quickly decide whether the question can go on November’s ballot. The Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits filed an emergency petition Thursday morning. Friday is the deadline for election officials to certify the Nov. […]
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    Sewer explosions shoots manhole covers into power lines

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Officials in a small town in southwestern Illinois town are trying to figure out what caused a sewer explosion that sent manhole covers flying so high they damaged power lines. According to the Belleville News-Democrat, one employee of a chemical plant near the site of the explosion in Sauget was injured […]
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    Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to a 1984 case from Charlotte, North Carolina. In that case, a diabetic man’s erratic behavior during a trip to the store for juice to bring up his blood sugar led to a […]
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    Jon Hamm hopes Ferguson will come out stronger

    LONDON (AP) – Jon Hamm, a St. Louis native, says he hopes “cooler heads prevail” in the Missouri city of Ferguson and “people come through it for the better.” Talking about the riots that followed the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, Hamm says “it’s difficult to watch because it’s […]
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    Gov. Nixon orders systematic withdraw of National Guard

    Ferguson, MO (KTRS) – The Missouri National Guard is heading home. Governor Jay Nixon ordered Brigadier General Gregory Mason to begin a “systematic withdraw”. The guard will coordinate the pull out with Missouri State Highway Patrol. Nixon says they have seen fewer incidents of outside instigators interfering with peaceful protests, and overall fewer acts of […]
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    O’Fallon Eighth Grader Dies During Practice

    O’FALLON, Ill. (AP) – A student at a southwest Illinois junior high school has died after suffering a medical emergency during a basketball practice. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the eighth grader at Fulton Jr. High School went to the bathroom during training Thursday for his basketball club and didn’t come back. District 90 Superintendent […]
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    Panel denies cut in electric rates for Noranda

    JEFFERSON CITIY, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri regulators have denied a request from the state’s largest electricity consumer to cut the rate it’s charged by Ameren Missouri by roughly 25 percent. Noranda Aluminum operates a smelting plant in southeast Missouri with nearly 900 workers. The company wanted the Public Service Commission to order what it said […]
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    Grand jury hears evidence in Ferguson case

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – A grand jury has begun hearing evidence as it weighs possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. St. Louis County prosecutor’s spokesman Ed Magee confirmed the panel heard evidence Wednesday but offered no other details. Officials have vowed not to release any information about the […]
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    Lynn, Peralta lead Cardinals to sweep of Reds

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Reds starter Johnny Cueto (15-7) was off-kilter from the get-go and missed a chance to become the majors’ first 16-game […]
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    Manager of a local housing complex and two other people have pleaded guilty to identity theft charges.

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A U.S. attorney’s office in Missouri says a manager of a local housing complex and two other people have pleaded guilty to identity theft charges. The office says 42-year-old Marsha Harrington, 42-year-old Calvin Shaw and 50-year-old Larry Croner all have entered guilty pleas to charges of identity theft and conspiracy to […]
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    3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community – Ferguson, Missouri. North is one of three high schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District that has yet to begin classes because of the nearly nightly protests […]
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    Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education speaks about Normandy School District

    St. Louis (KTRS) The State Board of Education was briefed Tuesday on pending litigation around the preliminary court ruling on Normandy student transfers at its closed meeting. The State Board of Education took no action. The Department and the Board will continue to follow the direction of the court. In creating the Normandy Schools Collaborative, […]
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    LYNN, PERALTA LEAD CARDINALS TO SWEEP OF REDS

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Facing Johnny Cueto definitely brought out the best in the Cardinals’ Lance Lynn. “It didn’t hurt my feelings one bit beating him,” the right-hander said after working seven scoreless innings against the 15-game winner in St. Louis’ 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday night. “You see all the leader boards […]
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    Group collecting donations for kids of Ferguson

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – One group is coordinating efforts to collect necessities for the children of Ferguson. Epworth Children and Family Services is running daily collections. Donations can be dropped off at 110 North Eld in Webster Groves between 8 AM and 5 PM every weekday. They are requesting items like gift cards grocery […]
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    Regulators say no to Noranda rate reduction request

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri regulators have denied a request from the state’s largest electricity consumer to cut the rate it’s charged by Ameren Missouri by roughly 25 percent. Noranda Aluminum operates a smelting plant in southeast Missouri with nearly 900 workers. The company wanted the Public Service Commission to order what it said […]
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    Holder: ‘Change is coming’ after police shooting

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting with college students as part of his trip to Missouri stemming from a white police officer’s fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old. Holder made his first stop Wednesday at the Florissant campus of St. Louis Community College, a few miles from the suburb […]
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    Kansas wind farms could help Missouri utilities

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri utilities are looking to Kansas companies to help meet carbon dioxide emission targets proposed by a federal agency. In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal that offered specific emission targets for each state, the first of which would kick in by 2020. The rule is expected to […]
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    Missouri president given contract extension

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – The University of Missouri Board of Curators has extended president Tim Wolfe’s contract through June 30, 2018. The extension announced Wednesday was effective July 1 and replaces a contract that was to end Feb. 15. Board Chairman Don Downing said in a news release that enrollment and donations have substantially increased […]
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    Free Lunches Available For Ferguson-Florissant Students

    Ferguson, MO  –  Officials with the Ferguson-Florissant School District want parents and students to know that free meals will be offered for children and teens in need of food assistance at five Ferguson-Florissant elementary schools. Sack lunches will be available for all school district students Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]
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    House Majority Leader Says Nixon Undermining Grand Jury Process

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    ANOTHER AMERICAN HOSTAGE AT RISK BY ISLAMIC STATE

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. The White House must now weigh the risks of adopting an aggressive policy to destroy the […]
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    The Latest From Ferguson: Day 10

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    Greg Robinson has Double Duty on Offensive Line

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Greg Robinson has been getting double duty at guard and tackle in training camp for the St. Louis Rams. The No. 2 pick has been equal to the task. “They need me to cross train,” Robinson said Tuesday night after practicing in 90-degree heat. “I’m just trying my best to […]
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    Cards Walkoff Winners for 2nd Straight Night

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams’ […]
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    93% of those arrested Monday were not from Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Police report that 52 people were arrested Monday in Ferguson.  93% of those arrested were not Ferguson residents. Of all those arrested, 27% were not residents of Missouri. Many were arrested for “refusal to disperse.” One arrest was made for possession of a controlled substance, two arrests […]
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    Ferguson-Florissant to Offer Free Meals to Students Starting Wednesday

    Jana Shortt, Director of Communications and Marketing says free meals will be offered for children and teens in need of food assistance at five Ferguson-Florissant elementary schools on Wednesday August 20th, Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Sack lunches will be available for all FFSD students and can be […]
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    Arrests made after peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Demonstrators have taken to the Ferguson streets again Tuesday night.   Their presence was peaceful until about midnight.  That is when protesters started throwing objects at police officers.  Police told protesters to disperse and the media to go back to the designated media area.  When demonstrators did not comply they started […]
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    White House: No plans for Obama to visit Ferguson,MO

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says President Barack Obama has no plans to visit Ferguson anytime soon. Officials say they’re mindful that security and logistics for a presidential visit could divert law enforcement resources stretched thin by several nights of demonstrations and clashes with protesters over the Michael Brown shooting. The president is sending […]
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    Mass for Peace planned in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson says a Mass for Peace and Justice will offer prayers for Ferguson, Missouri. The mass is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Cathedral Basilica. A collection will be taken to assist food pantries and parishes in the Ferguson area, and to help those affected by looting […]
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    St. Charles eyes texting-while-driving ban

    St. Charles, MO (KTRS) – The city of St. Charles could join others in eastern Missouri in banning texting while driving for motorists of all ages. Missouri already outlaws texting behind the wheel for people 21 and younger. But some communities, including Kirkwood and Manchester, have adopted ordinances prohibiting the practice regardless of age. The […]
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    Classes delayed due to Ferguson unrest

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – The start of fall classes has been postponed again in the St. Louis suburb where a fatal police shooting continues to provoke unrest. Classes in the Ferguson-Florissant School District were scheduled to begin on Aug. 14, five days after 18-year-old Michael Brown’s death. The district initially postponed the start of school […]
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    Police: Officers shot, killed knife-wielding suspect

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – St. Louis police are on the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting in North St. Louis. Investigators say that just before 1 PM the suspect attempted to rob a market at the intersection of McLaran and Riverview. Officers were called to the scene and confronted the suspect. St. Louis Police […]
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    David Stokes: Be Leary of National Media Defining St. Louis

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    The Latest From Ferguson: Day 9

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    Platte County Prosecutor Explains Grand Jury Process

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    KTRS To Host Radiothon For STLMGAC

    For all of the Details about the Radiothon visit  http://www.ktrs.com/st-louis-mens-group-against-cancer-radio-thon/
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    US HOME CONSTRUCTION JUMPS 15.7 PERCENT IN JULY

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to the fastest pace in eight months and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two months of declines. Construction increased 15.7 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million homes, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. That was the fastest […]
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    CONSUMER PRICES EDGE UP 0.1 PERCENT IN JULY

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose in July at the slowest pace in five months, held back by a drop in gasoline prices. Consumer prices edged up a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent last month, after larger gains of 0.3 percent in June and 0.4 percent in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. It was […]
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    Cards Rally to Beat Reds in 10

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Walking Billy Hamilton to start the ninth inning was a bad sign for Trevor Rosenthal. For the second straight game, the St. Louis Cardinals picked up their young closer. “We’re digging our heels in,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said after Jhonny Peralta singled in the winning run in the 10th for […]
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    Ferguson protesters spar with police; 31 arrests, 2 shootings

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Missouri Governor Nixon ordered the National Guard into a St. Louis suburb early Monday morning.  Over the past week demonstrations have erupted over the police shooting death of Michael Brown.  Monday night was a test to see how those protesters and military police would interact. Peaceful protests began early in the […]
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    More late-night clashes in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – Police and protesters are again in a tense standoff in Ferguson, Missouri, more than a week after an unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer. Monday night, police used bullhorns to order the crowds to leave, and noisemakers and armored vehicles were used to push back […]
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    Start of the school year moved back again, in Ferguson.

    St. Louis,MO (KTRS)- The start of school for children and teens in North St. Louis County has been set back again. Jana Shortt, Director of Communications & Marketing with Ferguson-Florissant School District in a released statement says. “All schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District will be closed Tuesday, August 19 through Friday, August 22 due […]
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    KKK planning a gathering in Sullivan, MO

    SULLIVAN, MO (KTVI) – The Ku Klux Klan is planning a gathering in Sullivan, Missouri.  Details aout the event are not clear.  But, the city says they do not endorse the gathering. This is a statement sent by Sullivan Mayor Thomas Leasor to the media: Recently the City of Sullivan elected officials and staff were […]
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    Obama sending attorney general Holder to Missouri

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed teenager. Obama says Holder will travel to the St. Louis suburb on Wednesday. Holder recently authorized a federal autopsy on the body of Michael Brown, the […]
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    FERGUSON: Young residents frustrated with looting, violence, ‘police state’

    Young protesters out during the day tell us they’re frustrated with violent protesters and looters who come out at night and bring police forces down upon the community. Edward Jones, 21, of Ferguson, says he wants justice, but at 6 p.m., he goes home. He and others say they would never trash the community where […]
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    Police enforce “static assembly” ban in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer fatally shot an unarmed black teen are enforcing an order against static assembly. Authorities have been seen Monday urging people to keep moving and avoid standing in one place. Journalists who gathered by midday at a burned-out convenience were also being […]
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    Andy Banker on close call this weekend in Ferguson

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    Joe Holleman w/ Ferguson Update

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    Illinois Medicaid money troubles

    CHICAGO (AP) – Federal auditors have found that Illinois used faulty methods for withdrawing federal Medicaid money, resulting in overdraws the state later had trouble repaying. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General released the report Monday. The report says Illinois created “a perpetual `treadmill effect”‘ as it continued to […]
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    Gov. Nixon: No curfew in Ferguson tonight

    Ferguson, MO (KTRS) – In statement, Governor Jay Nixon says that there will not be a curfew in Ferguson tonight. Earlier today Nixon ordered the National Guard to provide protection and safety for the unified Command Center. Officials believe the center was the target of a coordinated attack last night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol […]
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    Grand jury may start soon in Missouri shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence Wednesday in the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban St. Louis. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch is overseeing the case that will determine whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson faces criminal charges for the […]
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    President of the STL County Police Assoc. Says They May Sue Missouri State Highway Patrol

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    Ferguson Market’s Attorney Details Stores Theft

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    Student Transfer Ruling Only Applies To Those Named In Case

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    RAMS HOPE HEALTHY LINE BOOSTS RUNNING GAME

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis Rams running game that needs beefing up this preseason could get a big boost for Saturday night’s game at Cleveland. Coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that left tackle Jake Long (knee) and right guard Rodger Saffold (neck) could both play this week after sitting out the first two […]
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    CREDIBILITY CONCERNS IN MISSOURI SHOOTING PROBE

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — After a week of violent clashes between police and protesters, Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager are increasingly facing questions about whether their eventual findings can be seen as credible among residents who are highly distrustful of those in charge. The coming […]
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    MISSOURI GOVERNOR SENDS NATIONAL GUARD TO FERGUSON

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson early Monday, hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets following a week of demonstrations against the fatal police shooting of a black Missouri teenager. In a statement, Nixon said the National Guard would help “in restoring […]
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    Kevin Jackson Calls Black Leadership Publicity Seekers

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    Missouri Football Ranked No. 24 in AP Poll

    The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins this month: ___ ‘NOLES NATION DOMINATION Finish No. 1. Start No. 1. Even Bobby Bowden’s best Florida State teams never did that. Jimbo Fisher’s Seminoles […]
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    Cards Win despite near 9th Inning Meltdown

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals got just enough hitting to save Trevor Rosenthal. Matt Carpenter homered, doubled and drove in three runs and Adam Wainwright tied for the major league lead with his 15th win in a 7-6 victory over the San Diego Padres 7-6 on Sunday. “Our offense did a great […]
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    Judge rules in favor of Normandy parents

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis County Circuit Court judge has ruled in favor of parents who want their children to be able to permanently transfer from an unaccredited eastern Missouri school district. Judge Michael Burton ruled Friday that the Pattonville, Ritenour and Francis Howell school districts must immediately allow the children of four […]
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    US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

    WASHINGTON (AP) – For years, Washington has sent military equipment to U.S. police departments. But federal officials are now reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri. Attorney General Eric Holder says that when police and citizens need to restore calm, he’s concerned that using military equipment and vehicles sends “a conflicting […]
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    Nelly speaks out about Ferguson protesters

    St. Louis (KTVI) – St. Louis rapper Nelly is weighing in on the crisis in Ferguson. Nelly says he believes protestors may have jumped the gun. Talking to TMZ Nelly says that while he understands the frustration, the right steps to strategize and organize were not taken and because of that the demonstration led to […]
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    Governor Nixon signs executive order directing Missouri National Guard resources to Ferguson

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KTRS) – Gov. Jay Nixon has signed an executive order directing additional resources through the Missouri National Guard to help restore peace and order and to protect the citizens of Ferguson. Gov. Jay Nixon said in a press release “Tonight, a day of hope, prayers, and peaceful protests was marred by the […]
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    Ferguson-Florissant School District will be closed Monday August 18th.

    Due to continuing unrest in some areas of Ferguson, and in the interest of the safety of students and families, all schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District will be closed Monday, August 18. Jana Shortt Director of Communications & Marketing says in a email sent to KTRS “Information we have received from officials on the […]
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    Justice Dept. authorizes 2nd autopsy on Michael Brown

    FERGUSON, MO — After another night of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has approved a second autopsy on the body of Michael Brown, the Justice Department said Sunday. The autopsy will be conducted by a federal medical examiner, Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said in a statement. “Due to the extraordinary […]
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    New US strikes in Iraq include land-based bombers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest round of U.S. airstrikes in Iraq against the Islamic State extremist group includes the first reported use of land-based bombers in the military campaign. U.S. Central Command says a combination of bombers, fighter jets, attack planes and unmanned drones hit targets near Iraq’s largest dam in Mosul. That’s a wider […]
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    Nixon: FBI, locals must get investigation right

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he didn’t know the surveillance video from a convenience store was going to be released. Nixon said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that he was not happy with the release of the video, which police say shows 18-year-old Michael Brown stealing a box of cigars before […]
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    Holder asks for federal autopsy of Michael Brown

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner. Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said in a news release on Sunday that Holder asked for the additional autopsy because of the “extraordinary circumstances involved in […]
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    Nixon declares State of Emergency in Ferguson, curfew now in place (VIDEO)

    Tempers flared today at a press conference at a Ferguson church, where Gov. Jay Nixon issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and authorizing the Missouri State Highway Patrol to put in place a curfew within the City of Ferguson in order to protect public safety and security. This comes on the heels of yet […]
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    Rev. Jackson joins protest after Missouri shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Reverend Jesse Jackson has joined protesters marching in the streets of a St. Louis suburb following the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer. Jackson linked arms with other protesters Friday evening as they walked through the streets to the site where 18-year-old Michael Brown was […]
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    Lawyer: Store didn’t call cops on Missouri teen

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The attorney for a convenience store where a Missouri teenager allegedly stole cigars before being shot by police says a customer, not store workers, called police. Ferguson police released surveillance video Friday that they say shows 18-year-old Michael Brown grabbing the shirt of a smaller man who’d walked out from behind the […]
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    Chief: Officer didn’t know Brown was a suspect

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The chief in the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by police says the officer didn’t know the teen was a robbery suspect at the time of the shooting. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson says 18-year-old Michael Brown and his friend were stopped Saturday “because they were […]
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    Police, looters clash again in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police and about 200 protesters clashed again in Ferguson, Missouri after another tense day in the St. Louis suburb. Several hundred people congregated on a busy Ferguson street Friday night as protests continued nearly a week after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer. It was peaceful until about midnight, […]
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    Complete Ferguson Police Report

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    Image of Mike Brown Released In Robbery

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    Protests Take Different Tone Thursday Night

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    Cards Hang on for Late Win over Padres

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch-hitter Jon Jay delivered a two-run double in the eighth inning and right fielder Shane Robinson threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the ninth to help the St. Louis Cardinals hold off the San Diego Padres 4-3 Thursday night. Jhonny Peralta hit an early two-run homer for the […]
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    Moment of silence for Michael Brown held near the arch grounds

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – There was a National Moment Of Silence Thursday for Michael Brown and others killed in police-involved shootings. Locally, supporters joined in downtown not far from the arch grounds and Busch stadium. The National Moment of Silence was promoted through Twitter and Facebook posts. Organizers promised a peaceful demonstration to silently […]
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    New leadership changes atmosphere at Ferguson protests

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – It is far from quiet in Ferguson but it is peaceful at a time of night when the past few nights things started getting dicey. There are hundreds of protesters lining both sides of West Florissant beginning here at that burned out QuikTrip. But, instead of police in riot gear blocking […]
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    ACLU lawsuit wants “Freedom of the Press” defined after Ferguson demonstrations

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – As the national media make their way to St. Louis, those telling the stories are becoming part of them.  Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan J. Reilly were arrested by police last night and soon released with no charges. “The police are instructing protestors and the […]
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    Al Sharpton, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s son to visit St. Louis on Sunday

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – The Civil Rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton was in St. Louis on Tuesday and he’ll be back on Sunday.  Sharpton will be joined by Michael Brown’s parents for a rally Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. at Greater Grace Church in Ferguson. The son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will also […]
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    Alton police seeking gunman

    (KTVI) – The Alton police are hoping the public can help them locate a man wanted for two shootings over the weekend. Police say Brandon McGee, 19, fired shots at a car in the 1300 block of Taylor around 11 p.m. Monday night.  No one was injured, but the car was damaged. Police also believe […]
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    Florida charges dropped against Rams LB Dunbar

    MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors in Miami have dropped battery and disorderly conduct charges against St. Louis Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar in a fight outside a South Beach nightclub. Dunbar attorney Howard Srebnick said Thursday that prosecutors told a judge that the case will not be pursued. Dunbar and NBA free agent Donte Green were both […]
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    ‘A more compassionate’ police force to secure Ferguson, Highway Patrol takes over (AUDIO)

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the state Highway Patrol to take over security in Ferguson, relieving what he calls a “stressed” St. Louis Co. Police Department from its duties there. Four nights of unrest over the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday have erupted in chaos, with angry crowds being fired on with […]
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    Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease, was sober when he died

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – The wife of Robin Williams says he was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide. In a statement Thursday, Susan Schneider said that Williams was struggling with depression, anxiety and the early stages of Parkinson’s when he was found dead earlier […]
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    Missouri back in Show-Me mode again

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Just like last season, Missouri begab workouts way under the radar. Missouri was picked fourth in the Eastern Division, which will serve as motivation for the returning players who moved up the depth chart. ”Last year we were an incredibly hungry team, we came off a losing record, and I think […]
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    Grafton carp plant struggles with slim profits

    Grafton, IL (KTRS) – An Illinois company is the latest to test whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food. American Heartland Fish Products is trying to make money by processing Asian carp into dehydrated animal feed and fish oil. The factory near the tourist town of Grafton has been […]
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    Unemployment rate drops in Illinois

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois’ drop in unemployment is a sign that his policies addressing the state’s business climate are working. He addressed reporters Thursday at a Chicago pipe and conduit manufacturer calling it a “momentous” day. State officials say unemployment fell in July to 6.8 percent. That’s a drop from 9.2 […]
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    Gov. Nixon: Missouri State Highway Patrol to take over security in Ferguson

    FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over the supervision of security in the St. Louis suburb that’s been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. Nixon made the announcement at a news conference Thursday. Nixon says security […]
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    Nixon: Voices must be heard — Gov. expected to bring in Highway Patrol

    Gov. Jay Nixon is in Ferguson and surrounding areas today to work toward peace. He spoke today at Christ the King church in Florissant, telling faith leaders that peaceful protests must be allowed, that it’s a part of the healing process. He also said the press must be allowed to cover the event. This announcement […]
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    Congressman wants to stop transfer of weapons to police

    WASHINGTON (AP) – A Democratic congressman is introducing a bill to curb a Defense Department program that provides machine guns and other surplus military equipment for free to local law enforcement agencies across the country. Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia says his bill is a response to the death of an unarmed black teenager shot […]
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    Senator Claire McCaskill calls for fresh start to protest response

    Ferguson, MO (KTRS) – Senator Claire McCaskill is in Ferguson and she says the police response to protesters needs to change. In a statement, McCaskill called on leaders to de-militarize the situation, as the response from police has “become the problem instead of the solution”. The Senator is scheduled to speak with Attorney General Eric […]
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is grappling with how to bridge the gap between its increasingly dire assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State group and the limited, defensive air campaign it has so far undertaken, which military officials acknowledge will not blunt the group’s momentum. For months, administration officials have been […]
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    PROTESTS TURN VIOLENT IN ST. LOUIS SUBURB

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown. Hours earlier, the police chief had said race relations were the top […]
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    MASTERSON PITCHES CARDINALS PAST MARLINS, 5-2

    MIAMI (AP) — R&B blared in the St. Louis Cardinals’ postgame clubhouse, making conversation difficult, and Justin Masterson reached over to the stereo and turned down the volume so he could talk about his latest outing. Masterson did it all Wednesday- pitching, hitting and monitoring the music after St. Louis beat the Miami Marlins 5-2. […]
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    Matt Mitchell publicly apologizes for Uhl Sisters’ death

    MT. VERNON, IL (KTVI)- For the first time since the fatal accident in 2007, former Illinois State Police trooper Matt Mitchell has publicly apologized for the crash that killed 18-year-old Jessica Uhl and her 13-year-old sister Kelli. He was back in the Secretary of State’s office Wednesday trying to get his drivers’ license back.  This […]
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    Striking contrast at Ferguson protest

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Protestors wielding bullhorns and challenging the  line of police in riot gear were  not the only demonstrators on West Florissant Wednesday evening. Members of a local Ferguson church brought in a band on a flatbed truck about six thirty.  The lively gospel music quickly drew some protestors away from the police […]
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    Protesters pushed from Ferguson streets

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis SWAT Team was on  the scene of a protest on West Florissant street in Ferguson on Wednesday evening.  Demonstrators were filling the streets. Police told the crowd to clear the area or there will be arrests. Just before 9 pm  police say the crowd that gathered at West Florissant and […]
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    Ferguson Mayor speaks out

    Ferguson, MO (KTVI) – Mayor James Knowles of Ferguson is heartbroken his city is now in the national spotlight for the death of Michael Brown and the violence that has followed. Mayor Knowles says he has received death threats as have members of the city council, the police chief and his police officers. He wants […]
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    Demonstrator claims he was beaten by police

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Martez Little, 24, of Ferguson, a witness to the officer involved shooting near Ferguson just after midnight Wednesday morning, said police also beat and threatened him. Esrail Britton, 19, was critically wounded by a police officer just after midnight Wednesday morning. St. Louis County Police officers pulled guns on little, handcuffed […]
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    Ferguson-Florissant School District Cancels First Two Days of School

    Ferguson- Florissant, MO (KTRS) Start of term at schools in the Ferguson-Florissant are have been canceled for Thursday, August 14 and Friday, August 15, in response to concerns expressed by parents and others about continuing unrest in the community. Jana Shortt, Director of Communications & Marketing in the Ferguson-Florissant School District, says this is to […]
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    King Center urges peace in responses to shooting

    ATLANTA (AP) _ The leader of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center is asking demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri and elsewhere to be peaceful in their response to the death of a man who was shot by a police officer. Bernice King said in a statement Wednesday the organization discourages violence and other destructive acts as […]
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    Statement from Governor Jay Nixon on events in Ferguson

    Jefferson City, MO (KTRS) — Gov. Jay Nixon tonight issued the following statement on events in Ferguson, Missouri: “The worsening situation in Ferguson is deeply troubling, and does not represent who we are as Missourians or as Americans. While we all respect the solemn responsibility of our law enforcement officers to protect the public, we […]
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    Illinois gun task force meets for first time

    CHICAGO (AP) – Authorities from Chicago and southwest Illinois are giving public testimony on the causes and problems of illegal gun trafficking. The Illinois Gun Trafficking Task Force had its first meeting Wednesday. It was formed by a House resolution this year and is comprised of that chamber’s lawmakers. Democratic Rep. Christian Mitchell of Chicago […]
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    Illinois Democrats make play for unity, victory

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Democrats are working to promote party unity in the final months of the 2014 campaign despite having some visible divisions. Party officials and candidates from the top to bottom of the ticket attended Wednesday’s breakfast hosted by the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association in Springfield. U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth headlined […]
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    Charges filed in death of toddler

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Charges have been filed Tuesday against a 21 yr old St. Louis man for abuse and neglect of a child that resulted in death. Dearis Ricks of St. Louis, who was caring for the child at the time, was arrested and taken in for questioning.  Three month old Skyy Ricks, […]
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    Ferguson Chief Won’t Be Pressured Into Releasing Officer’s Name

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The police chief in the St. Louis suburb where an officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager says cyber-attacks on his city’s website won’t sway him into publicly releasing the officer’s name. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Wednesday that someone burrowed into the website and shut it down for much of […]
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    Clayton Announces Amnesty Day For Those With Outstanding Warrants

    Clayton, MO  –  The City of Clayton will hold an Amnesty Day for defendants who currently have outstanding warrants. The municipal court Judge and Prosecutor will be available to see defendants on Monday, October 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Among the rules for Amnesty Day: 1. Defendant must personally appear with valid identification […]
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    Dr. Lowell Says We Have Bigger Issues Than Ebola

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    COSART, MARLINS BEAT WAINWRIGHT AND CARDINALS, 3-0

    MIAMI (AP) — By beating Adam Wainwright, Jarred Cosart said he was just doing what the Miami Marlins acquired him to do. Cosart went seven innings Tuesday to win a pitching duel and earn his first victory for the Marlins, who beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0. The win came in Cosart’s second start for […]
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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 8-12-14

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    Guns Sales On The Rise Around Town

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    US RETAIL SALES FLAT IN JULY

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales were essentially flat in July, providing evidence that consumers have yet to shed their doubts about the economy despite recent job gains. The Commerce Department says seasonally adjusted retail sales were unchanged in July compared with the prior month. Spending dipped at auto dealers and department stores. The losses […]
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    BACALL’S LEGEND MORE THAN JUST ACTING AND BOGART

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives. The wife and co-star of Humphrey Bogart. A Tony Award-winning actress. A National Book Award-winning author. A giant of fashion. A friend of the Kennedys. One of the last survivors of Hollywood’s studio age. A star almost from the moment she appeared on […]
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    CONGRESS ON BOARD WITH OBAMA’S IRAQ PLANS

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now as American warplanes strike extremist targets in Iraq. Almost a week into the Obama administration’s emergency action in northern Iraq, the campaign is attracting surprisingly broad bipartisan support. Republicans have issued several I-told-you-so […]
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    More Information Released Over Robin Williams Death

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    Police shoot man pointing gun at officers in Ferguson; woman shot in drive-by

    FERGUSON (KTVI) – There’s been another police shooting in Ferguson overnight. At around 1 AM, 4 men in ski masks, armed with shotguns, approached a crowd at Sheffingdell Ct. and Chambers Rd.   Police arrived to hear shots fired, and see people running.  One officer chased a suspected shooter.  Police say the gunman pointed his handgun […]
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    Police and demonstrators face-off near QuikTrip without incident

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Tempers flared for a while outside St. Mark’s church after the community meeting on the shooting of Michael Brown held by Reverend Al Sharpton and community leaders ended.  The large crowd had gathered outside because the church had filled to capacity for the meeting. Those left outside held an impromptu rally […]
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    Bystanders halt 4-year-old’s attempted abduction

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP/KTVI)  Authorities in western Missouri are crediting two men with stopping the attempted abduction of a 4-year-old boy as his mother watched from her wheelchair. The suspect, 44-year-old Edwina Bates, was charged Tuesday with child endangerment. One of the rescuers told police that Bates dangled the child several times over a third-floor railing. […]
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    Partially collapsed church to be demolished

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kansas City officials say a church that partially collapsed with children inside must be demolished. Walls at the Rios De Agua Viva Church in northeast Kansas City collapsed Aug. 7. All 64 people inside, including children in a daycare, escaped without injury. The city has determined the rest of the […]
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    Jury selection in case of 1984 killing

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) – Thirty years after a St. Charles woman was killed, jury selection is underway for one of the men accused of killing her. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Brian McBenge and his brother, Cecil McBenge, were charged with first-degree murder in 2011 after DNA testing allegedly linked them to the Nov. 4, […]
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    MISSOURI-CONVICTION OVERTURNED

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A northwest Missouri man who spent nearly a quarter-century trying to clear his name after he was twice convicted in his neighbor’s shooting death is suing a former special state prosecutor and others he says conspired to violate his civil rights through a false arrest and malicious prosecution. Mark Woodworth, of […]
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    Charges Issued on 21 year old man for Abuse or Neglect of a Child – Resulting in Death

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) Charges have been filed Tuesday against a 21 yr old St. Louis man for abuse and neglect of a child that resulted in death. On Monday, officers from the North County St. Louis Department, responded to a call in the 10000 block of Spring Garden where a three month old child […]
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    Obama: Teen’s death has prompted ‘strong passions’

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) – President Barack Obama says that while the shooting death of a Missouri teenager has prompted “strong passions,” people should remember Michael Brown through “reflection and understanding.” Obama’s comments came in a written statement about 18-year-old Brown. The unarmed teen was fatally shot by a police officer Saturday while walking on a […]
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    Aldi to hire for two stores

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Aldi grocery store is looking for employees for a pair of St. Louis area locations. The grocery chain will be holding a hiring event Friday, August 22. The event runs from 7 until noon at the Hilton Garden Inn on Technology drive in O’Fallon, Missouri. Store associates start at $13 […]
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    Attorney: Manning not receiving hormone therapy

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union and an attorney say convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn’t receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. The ACLU and Manning’s civilian attorney sent a letter Tuesday to the U.S. Department of Defense and the […]
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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 8-11-14

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    Sheriff: Robin Williams found with belt around neck

    SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials say Robin Williams’ personal assistant found him with a belt around his neck at his San Francisco Bay Area home. Marin County Sheriff’s Lt. Keith Boyd also said Tuesday that superficial cuts were found on Williams’ wrist and a pocket knife was found nearby. Toxicology results on whether […]
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    Protesters march in Clayton, demand answers in Michael Brown death

    Clayton, MO (KTRS) – Demonstrators continue to protest in downtown Clayton. They demand answers and action for the shooting death of Michael Brown. Protestors issued the same list of demands that was released yesterday. The chief requests: for the officer who shot Brown to be identified, fire, and charged with murder. The full list of […]
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    Public libraries hurt by state budget battle

    JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) – A dispute between Gov. Jay Nixon and the Missouri Legislature is causing some financial pain for libraries in the state, particularly in small or rural areas. Citing a potential revenue loss from the sales tax cuts, Nixon vetoed or withheld more than $1 billion of the Legislature’s $27 billion budget. The […]
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    Illinois state education reports from 2013 overdue

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois State Board of Education officials say problems collecting information have forced a delay in the release of last year’s state education reports. The Arlington Heights Daily Herald reports that the 2013 reports were required to be completed last October. But the state board says they’ve had trouble collecting school district […]
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    St. Louis Could Have “The Next Great Baker”

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    The Latest From Ferguson

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    Fight prompts police presence at the Galleria Mall

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – A fight at the Galleria Mall Monday evening led to a huge police response, and stores closing early. Authorities had been on alert after social media postings suggesting some of the unrest in Ferguson would be making its way to the Galleria on Tuesday. Police however say the fight on […]
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    Prosecutors: Court ruling helps sex crime victims

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Prosecutors and victims’ advocates are hailing a Missouri Supreme Court ruling as a positive step for prosecuting sex crimes. The ruling, which received little public attention when it was issued July 29, struck down a rule that allowed appellate judges to set aside convictions on sex crimes if they thought the […]
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    NAACP tries to bring calm to Ferguson

    NORMANDY, MO (KTVI) – An overflow crowd attended Monday evenings NAACP meeting at the Murchison Tabernacle CME Church in the 7600 block of Natural Bridge Road. Emotions were running high before meeting and remained so during the meeting. Those attending the meeting voice their concerns over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the looting […]
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    Tear gas tossed to disrupt demonstrators

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Protestors met with a line of police at the burned QuikTrip on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson Monday evening. Protesters were on the scene most of the day,  shouting demands and filling  the streets. The crowds  started marching down the road at dusk.  Police were concerned that they were going to […]
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    Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

    SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Oscar-winner Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office says Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday. The sheriff’s office says a preliminary investigation shows the cause of […]
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    Gay marriage ban challenge headed to trial

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A legal challenge to Missouri’s gay marriage ban returned to court in St. Louis Monday and appears to be headed to trial next month. The city issued marriage licenses to four same-sex couples in June, setting up a court fight in a state where gay marriage is banned under a 2004 […]
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    Toddler attacked by family dog, dies over weekend

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) – A 22-month-old St. Charles girl attacked by her grandmother’s dog has died from her injuries. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Deriah Solem was pronounced dead on Saturday afternoon from head and neck injuries, according to the county medical examiner’s office. The girl was mauled by the family dog, an […]
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    FBI opens civil rights case after police shoot man

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – The FBI is investigating possible civil rights violations after a suburban St. Louis police officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager. Cheryl Mimura, a spokeswoman for the FBI’s St. Louis field office, says the agency opened an investigation Monday into possible civil rights violations arising from the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. […]
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    Inside Out 8-9-14

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    Governor Quinn wants Bruce Rauner to commit to debates

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has called on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner to “come out of the gopher hole” and commit to debates ahead of the general election. Quinn’s campaign says the Chicago Democrat has confirmed his appearance at eight debates and forums ahead of the Nov. 4 election along with a ninth potential […]
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    Target Talk 8-10-14

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    Illinois concealed carry process getting easier

    CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) – There are signs that the initial rush of applications for permits to carry concealed weapons in Illinois is slowing down and the process is getting a bit easier to navigate. The Southern Illinoisan reports that observers say technology issues and other problems that applicants experienced when the process started in January […]
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    FBI taking over investigation into shooting of Missouri teen

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – Police say the FBI is taking over the investigation of a suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson tells The Associated Press that he was informed Monday that the FBI was going to take over the investigation into the death of 18-year-old […]
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    Maximized Living 8-9-14

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    Hacker Group Anonymous Makes Threats To Ferguson Police Department

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    US SENDING ARMS TO KURDS IN IRAQ

    SYDNEY (AP) — The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, senior U.S. officials said Monday. Previously, the U.S. had insisted on only selling arms to the Iraqi government in Baghdad, but the Kurdish peshmerga fighters had been losing ground […]
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    CARDINALS BEAT ORIOLES 8-3 TO AVOID SWEEP

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rookie Kolten Wong had four hits and scored twice, Peter Bourjos homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. After allowing nine home runs in losing the first two games of the series by a collective 22-5 score, the Cardinals amassed a season-high […]
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    VANDALISM, LOOTING AFTER VIGIL FOR St. LOUIS MAN

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis turned to mayhem as people looted businesses, vandalized vehicles and confronted police in riot gear who tried to block access to parts of the city. The tensions erupted after a candlelight vigil Sunday […]
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    Family condemns looting, violence over Mike Brown death

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – At least a dozen businesses in north St. Louis County were looted Sunday following a peaceful vigil. Hundreds gathered Sunday for a vigil in memory of  shooting death of Michael Brown, the Ferguson, MO teen who was shot by a Ferguson Police officer Saturday afternoon.  Brown was unarmed. Around 8:30 p.m. […]
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    Police trying to stop looting in north St. Louis County

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – At least a dozen businesses in north St. Louis County were looted Sunday following a peaceful vigil. Hundreds gathered Sunday for a vigil in memory of  shooting death of Michael Brown, the Ferguson, MO teen who was shot by a Ferguson Police officer Saturday afternoon.  Brown was unarmed. Around 8:30 p.m. […]
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    Rev. Al Sharpton set to visit St. Louis

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) _ The Rev. Al Sharpton says the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old black man by a St. Louis-area police officer is “very disturbing,” and the civil-rights leader is planning a visit to that suburb to make that known. Sharpton tells The Associated Press that he’s spoken with a grandfather of Michael […]
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    Looters stealing, damaging businesses in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Sunday’s peaceful protest over the shooting death of Michael Brown  turned into looting by groups of people in Ferguson, MO.   Around 8:30 p.m., just 30 minutes after the vigil for Mike Brown began, protesters in a different location became more aggressive. By 10 p.m.,  St. Louis County Police had called for […]
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    Decrepit 110-room Philly estate on market for $20M

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dilapidated 110-room, 70,000-square-foot estate in Philadelphia is on the market again, but an architect says the $20 million price tag doesn’t include the tens of millions more it needs in repairs. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Sunday that the 34-acre Lynnewood Hall estate has been in decline since the original heirs sold […]
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    24 stranded on Maryland roller coaster

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a roller coaster carrying 24 people has become stuck near the top of the ride and fire officials are trying to rescue them at Six Flags America in Maryland. Prince George’s County Fire officials were called to The Joker’s Jinx roller coaster at the park just before 2:30 […]
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    Fisher: Bradford expected to play vs. Packers

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher expects Sam Bradford to play in next week’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, the quarterback’s first time facing competition since he injured his left knee last October. Fisher said Saturday that he hasn’t decided yet how much Bradford will play against the Packers […]
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    Cyclists seek 2nd cross-state trail in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri bicyclists proudly tout the Katy Trail as the nation’s longest off-road route along a converted railroad line. Now some two-wheel enthusiasts hope to convert another abandoned rail line into a second cross-state trail that could link up to the Katy and offer nearly 400 miles of soft gravel. The proposed […]
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    Police: Armed man tried to rob hospice for drugs

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police are searching for an armed man who entered a hospice and demanded narcotics before fleeing. Officer Brian Schellman says St. Anthony’s Medical Center was placed on lockdown early Saturday after the hospital reported that a man armed with a handgun entered the de Greeff Hospice, confronted a […]
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    Missouri woman finds grandson dead, shot by police

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A woman whose grandson was fatally shot by police says she found his body in the middle of the street minutes after he was expected to arrive at her home. Desiree Harris says she was driving through her suburban St. Louis neighborhood Saturday afternoon when she saw her 18-year-old grandson, Michael […]
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    Police Seek Two Suspects In Downtown Robbery

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  St. Louis City Police are investigating an armed robbery on the streets of downtown last night. Authorities say three victims ran to Ballpark Village after being held-up at gunpoint by two men on Locust near 5th St. The three victims, all in their 20s, were ordered to put their cash and […]
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    U.S. Fighter Jets Mount Attack Against Islamic Militants In Iraq

    NEW DELHI (AP) – The Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel. Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby says two F/A-18 jets dropped 500-pound bombs on a piece of artillery and the truck towing it. President Barack Obama authorized such airstrikes […]
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    Kansas City’s Kemper Arena May Become Youth Sports Complex

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Members of a Kansas City Council committee say they are impressed with a proposal to turn Kemper Arena into a youth sports complex. Developer Steve Foutch detailed his plans for Kemper Thursday to the council’s planning and zoning committee. He says the complex would include a new second floor in […]
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    Police Seek Dangerous Robbery & Shooting Suspect

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  The St. Louis County Police Department is seeking help in locating a subject wanted in connection with two incidents this summer that occurred in the Spanish Cove apartments in North St. Louis County. Alphonse Williams (AKA: ZOE, FONZO) is wanted in connection to a First Degree Robbery which occurred at about […]
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    FBI Seeks Public’s Help In Capturing Another Bank Robber

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  St. Louis County police and the FBI are searching for a bank robber who held-up the US Bank Thursday evening. Police say a man entered the bank inside the Schnucks store on Big Bend in Twin Oaks shortly after 6 o’clock. He proceeded to the U.S. Bank where he handed the […]
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    Man charged with killing 2 in University City

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) – A suburban St. Louis man is accused of killing his girlfriend and a building groundskeeper who tried to help her. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 37-year-old Adrian Houston of University City is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and other charges in the deaths of 32-year-old Tony Jordan […]
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    Former Judge’s daughter arrested on theft charges

    (KTVI) – The daughter of a former St. Clair County judge is facing theft charges.  Katie O’Malley, 33, is in the St. Clair County on a misdemeanor retail theft charge. On July 5, O’Malley was also ticketed for running a stop sign and hitting a man who was walking with his family.  Sources say she plans […]
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    Propane explosion injures 6 in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A propane explosion injured several people in St. Louis Thursday night.  The explosion happened on Hall Street not far from Bellfontaine and Calvary cemeteries and Hazmat crews responded to the scene. Fire officials got the call around 8 p.m.  Officials say workers were operating a forklift inside a trailer with hazardous […]
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    Wanted: Alphonse Williams considered Armed and Dangerous

    St. Louis (KTVI) – St. Louis County police are warning residents about a man they consider armed and dangerous. Alphonse Williams is wanted in connection with a robbery  and a shooting. The robbery that happened on June 26 in the 1600 block of El Tigre Terrace in St. Louis.  According to police, Williams took the […]
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    Man robs U.S. Bank inside Schnucks store

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI) – A bank robber is on the loose and police want to catch him.  Authorities say around 6 p.m. Thursday evening a man wearing a red University of Wisconsin baseball cap walked into the U.S. Bank inside the Schnucks on Big Bend in Twin Oaks. The suspect handed the teller a […]
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    Woman sentenced for accidental shooting

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – A Festus woman will spend seven years in prison for shooting and killing her boyfriend with a gun she thought was unloaded. The Post-Dispatch reports that Makenzie Halinski pleaded guilty to killing Cole Campbell in June. Halinski had been drinking and smoking marijuana. She told police that Campbell had been […]
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    Man admits to starting fire that killed four children

    CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder for setting a house fire that killed four children. Derrick Twardoski accepted a plea deal Wednesday in a Randolph County court. The 34-year-old faces up to 60 years in prison. He previously pleaded not guilty to four counts of […]
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    Mother accused of faking cancer to solicit donations

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – For the second time in just two months, a woman from the Metro East is accused of faking cancer to solicit donations. Troy police arrested 25-year-old Melissa Barton on Wednesday. Investigators say that Barton was asking for help to pay for cancer treatments for herself and her son. She set […]
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    Concerns raised about fungus dangerous to cattle

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Farmers and ranchers in southwest Missouri are being urged to monitor livestock after ergot, a fungus that can be deadly for cattle, has been spotted in several hayfields and pastures. Ergot is an airborne fungus that affects seed heads of cereal grains such as rye, barley, oat and wheat. It is […]
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    Missouri sees modest consumer spending increase

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A new federal report shows modest consumer spending increases in Missouri as the state’s economy continues to improve five years after the Great Recession. The U.S. Department of Commerce report released Thursday shows that consumer spending in the state increased nearly 4 percent in 2012, the latest year figures are available, […]
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    Aeneas Williams

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    Consumer spending on the rise in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn. New federal data show that the average Illinois resident’s consumer spending has also grown faster than the average American consumer since that 2009 low. Data from […]
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    Illinois mayor dies of brain cancer

    HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) – The mayor of the city of Harrisburg in southern Illinois has died of brain cancer. Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg says Ron Crank died Thursday at his home after a year-long bout with brain cancer. Crank was 65. A funeral will be early next week. Crank had been a Harrisburg police […]
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    St. Louis Count crime lab already paying dividends

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Crime Lab has been open about nine months and already the people that work in the lab are making great strides.  The lab cost $10 million and employees say it’s worth every penny. Brandy Likes works in the chemistry section.  She said, “In the old lab we […]
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    Students accidentally locked out of school

    (KTVI) -A misunderstanding at Anthem College in Maryland Heights early Wednesday morning left students unable to go to classes. A student says they were locked out but officials say the school was accidentally locked up by the landlord and was re-opened by 10 am.
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    Ballwin man receives Marijuana in mail

    (KTVI) – A man from Ballwin says he was going to sell some marijuana he received in the mail. Authorities say they saw Dashawn Thagard pick up the package flagged as “suspicious” by the U.S. Postal Inspector. Police asked to search the package and found marijuana. Thagard apparently admitted the plan to sell it. The […]
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    FBI director visit St. Louis to discuss terrorism

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – FBI Director James Comey dropped a wake-up call on St. Louis and the rest of America during a visit here, Wednesday. He warned of a growing terror threat emanating from Syria, saying international cities like St. Louis, were potential targets. He met with law enforcement leaders here, reminding them of the […]
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    St. Louis city official who resigned wins primary

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A St. Louis official who resigned from her job over a nepotism hire won a three-candidate Democratic primary in a bid to return as the city’s register of deeds. Sharon Quigley Carpenter defeated primary opponents Jimmie Matthews and Ed McFowland Tuesday after stepping down in July. Carpenter acknowledges hiring a great-nephew […]
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    Transportation officials foresee increase in traffic fatalities

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri transportation officials are cautioning that the state could see a rise in traffic fatalities and bridge closures following the defeat of a proposed sales tax. State transportation commissioners held a subdued meeting Wednesday, a day after voters rejected a three-quarters cent sales tax for transportation by 59 percent of […]
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    State changes Normandy’s accreditation status, again

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A troubled St. Louis County school district that lost its state accreditation has partially regained that status in an apparent legal maneuver involving a lawsuit over Missouri school transfer rules. Missouri officials disbanded the unaccredited Normandy system in July and replaced it with a newly-named entity under state oversight. The St. […]
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    State lawmaker loses bid for Franklin County office

    WASHINGTON, Mo. (AP) – A Republican state lawmaker from eastern Missouri who hoped to extend his political career on the local level has lost a four-candidate primary for Franklin County recorder of deeds. Brian Nieves of Washington spent eight years in the state House and the past four years in the Missouri Senate but lost […]
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    Cigarette blamed for fire that killed 2

    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) – A fire that killed two women in a northeast Missouri mobile has been traced to a lit cigarette. Kirksville firefighters found 78-year-old Bernice Johnson and her 54-year-old daughter, Lynice Newton, dead in the home at Shockey’s Trailer Court on the morning of June 24. The Kirksville Daily Express reports an autopsy […]
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    40 Illinois State Police troopers to help Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois State Police will send 40 troopers to Chicago to help city police patrol neighborhoods. Quinn said Wednesday that the deployment was in response to a request from Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The governor says five Chicago police officers and two state troopers will be on each of 20 […]
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    Sam Bradford unlikely to play in preseason opener

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Rams coach Jeff Fisher says it is “unlikely” quarterback Sam Bradford, coming off knee surgery, will play in the preseason opener. Bradford has said he feels fine with no worries. He missed the final nine games last season and is wearing a brace on the left knee. Fisher said Tuesday night […]
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    Amendment 1 opponents could request a recount

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Opponents of Missouri’s Right to Farm constitutional amendment are weighing a recount request after the measure appeared to pass by the slimmest of margins. The unofficial tally from Tuesday’s election showed that Amendment 1 carried by a margin of 0.2 percent. The measure was favored in most rural counties, but […]
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    Stenger Blasts Past Dooley For County Executive Nomination

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The voters have spoken in a big way in the race for the democratic nomination for St. Louis County Executive. Incumbent Charlie Dooley was beaten by Councilman Steve Stenger by more than a two-to-one margin in Tuesday’s primary election. Dooley was appointed County Executive following the death of Buzz Westfall and […]
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    Local Institutions To Share $20 Million Grant

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Several Missouri universities will share a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a five-year study on the potential impact of climate variations on agriculture, ecology and social issues. The grant will be shared by four University of Missouri campuses, Lincoln University, St. Louis University, Washington University and the […]
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    Body found in St. Peters, Montecito lake.

    St. Peters, MO (KTRS) A body found in a subdivision lake in St. Peters has been identified. Early Tuesday morning, Police responded to a call of a body floating in the subdivision lake in the area of Venice Circle and Florence Drive in the Montecito Subdivision. Upon arrival, officers found the male floating, face down, in […]
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    Missouri inmate executed for killing neighbor

    BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) – Missouri has executed an inmate who raped and killed a college student in 1995. 43 year-old Michael Worthington was the first U.S. prisoner put to death since an Arizona lethal injection went awry last month. Worthington was pronounced dead shortly after midnight. In an interview with The Associated Press just […]
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    After tax defeat, what next for Missouri roads?

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri voters have said they don’t want to hike sales taxes to pay for roads and other transportation projects. But what happens next? State transportation officials don’t appear to have any immediate Plan B for plugging a looming gap between the state’s available highway funding and its anticipated needs. The […]
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    Defense contractor wins GOP nod to face Rep. Clay

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A 30-year-old defense contractor has emerged from a crowded primary field to win the Republican nomination in Missouri’s 1st Congressional District. Daniel Elder of St. Louis advanced Tuesday to face Democratic Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. in the November general election. Elder finished ahead of Martin Baker and David Koehr […]
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    Missouri farming rights proposal appears to pass

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A proposed constitutional amendment creating a right to farm in Missouri appears to have prevailed in a close election. Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1 had 498,751 votes for it and 496,223 against it with all precincts reporting – a margin of less than three-tenths of a percentage point. The amendment proposed […]
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    Missouri voters reject lottery to help veterans

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Voters have rejected a ballot measure that would have created a Missouri Lottery scratch-off ticket with net proceeds designated to help veterans. Amendment 8 was defeated Tuesday as voters went to the polls for the primary. Proceeds would have gone toward improving veterans’ homes and cemeteries in Missouri. Since 1994, […]
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    GOP regains veto-proof majority in Missouri House

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Republicans have re-gained a two-thirds majority in the Missouri House heading into a big showdown with Gov. Jay Nixon over his vetoes of tax breaks, abortion restrictions and other issues. Republicans won two of the three special elections for vacant House seats Tuesday. That will give them 110 House seats […]
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    Longtime A-B lobbyist dies at 88

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Longtime Anheuse-Busch lobbyist, John Britton died Tuesday. Britton was 88 and died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City. He started lobbying for Anheuser-Busch in 1964, six years after he quit drinking. Britton was the face of the liquor and tobacco interests in Missouri. He led the charge to prevent […]
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    Search resumes for missing Missouri man in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The search for a 71-year-old Missouri man has entered its third day with dozens of people participating. KTUU reports the search for Jerry Warner resumed Tuesday morning. He reportedly left a recreational vehicle he and his girlfriend parked at the Willow Creek Resort, about 50 miles north of Anchorage, on Sunday […]
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    Illinois to make insurance forms public

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois for the first time is making public the official forms filed by insurance companies when they set the rates they’ll charge consumers. Department of Insurance Director Andrew Boron announced the new online access Tuesday. Consumer advocates say it’s an important first step toward more transparency in the rate-setting process for health […]
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    Police arrest second suspect in shooting of grandmother

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Police have arrested two suspects in connection to the shooting death of a 46-year-old grandmother. Over the weekend police took Tommy Dora Jr. into custody. On Tuesday, police announced the second arrest. Errick Owens is also charged with murder and armed criminal action. Last week Juliette Cleveland-Davis was walking down […]
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    Illinois researchers help declining turtle species

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says it is taking steps to protect the state’s alligator snapping turtles. The department teamed up with Oklahoma and Louisiana to release 97 turtles into southern Illinois creeks last week in an effort to revive the declining species. Staff from the Illinois Natural History Survey […]
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    Boy fatally stabbed by 12-year-old at playground

    KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) – A hearing is scheduled for a 12-year-old boy suspected in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at a Michigan playground. The Grand Rapids Press reports that the boy is expected to appear Tuesday afternoon in family court in the stabbing of Michael Conner Verkerke. Neighbor Barb Poelman says she saw […]
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    2nd American aid worker with Ebola at US hospital

    ATLANTA (AP) – The second American aid worker who was recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa has arrived at an Atlanta hospital for treatment. The patient was wheeled on a stretcher from an ambulance toward Emory Hospital just before 1 p.m. Tuesday. The first American patient arrived Saturday and walked. Although hospital officials haven’t […]
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    One-in-four Missourians expected to head to polls today

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – About one-in-four Missourians are expected to case ballots in today’s elections. The 27 percent projected turnout is actually just slightly above average for the August primaries. Locally, the race that is generating the most buzz, is also the most contentious. Incumbent Charlie Dooley is facing off with Steve Stenger in […]
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    St. Louis crime stats show increase in murders

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – The latest crime statistics for St. Louis City are online and available for the public to view. The most recent numbers paint a murky picture of crime trends. Total crime is down 13 percent over this time last year. But murder numbers are up–a twenty percent increase over last year. […]
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    Illinois crops remain in good shape

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois’ corn and soybean crops are faring well. The USDA says in its weekly crop-status update that 81 percent of the state’s corn is rated as either good or excellent. Ninety-four percent of the crop is silking, mirroring the average over the previous five years. […]
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    Todd Akin in a Candid and Honest Discussion

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    FBI Offers Big Reward In Nine Year Old Missing Person Case

    UNDATED  –  The FBI is offering a $20-thousand reward for information leading to the location of a Hillsboro woman who has been missing for nine years. Amanda Kay Jones was 26 years old when she disappeared on August 14, 2005.  She was 8 1/2 months pregnant at the time and was last seen at the […]
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    “Nixon’s Secrets” Author Roger Stone Discusses The Untold Truths About Nixon

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    Cats And Dogs Can Ride The Train

    CHICAGO (AP) – Amtrak is making it easier for travelers to take their dogs and cats on a trip. Amtrak and the Illinois Department of Transportation have announced they are adding the Chicago-Champaign-Carbondale route of the Illini and Saluki trains to a pilot project that allows people to bring pets with them. Small pets have […]
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    Settlement Approved In Landfill Lawsuit

    BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) – A federal judge has approved a $6.8 million class action settlement for residents who live near a smoldering Missouri landfill. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Monday that the judge found the settlement fair, reasonable and adequate on Friday. Six Bridgeton residents filed the lawsuit against Bridgeton Landfill owner Republic Services last […]
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    Former Missouri Chancellor Earns Leadership Award

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Former University of Missouri chancellor Brady Deaton is joining a select group of well-known Missourians honored for their contributions to the state. Deaton is the 2014 recipient of the Missourian Award, which recognizes civic, business, political and artistic leaders. Nominees must have been either born in Missouri or made their marks […]
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    St. Louis City Officer Suspended, Two Prosecutors Resign

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – An internal misconduct investigation continues in St. Louis after the suspension of a veteran police detective and the sudden resignation of two city prosecutors. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 25-year employee Thomas A. Carroll was suspended without pay on July 31 for unspecified allegations of misconduct. Assistant circuit attorneys Bliss […]
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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 8-4-14

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    Preview: Grant’s Farm Night At The Ballpark

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    American Troops Believed To Be Among Fatalities In Afghan Attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.S. official says “about a dozen” of the victims of an Afghan insider attack on Tuesday were Americans, and at least one American was killed. The official says many details of the attack early Tuesday were still unclear and the numbers could change. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because […]
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    CARDINALS’ ROSENTHAL LEADS MAJORS WITH 34 SAVES

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Trevor Rosenthal’s fastball tickles the triple digits, he has developed a nasty change-up and keeps his cool. The 24-year-old right-hander leads the major leagues with 34 saves in his first season as the closer is a perfect fit for the St. Louis Cardinals. “You guys have seen his demeanor, whether it’s […]
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    SECOND AMERICAN INFECTED WITH EBOLA EN ROUTE TO US

    ATLANTA (AP) — The second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa is en route to Atlanta. A chartered plane specially equipped to contain infectious diseases took off at 1:12 a.m. local time (9:12 p.m. EDT Monday) from the airport in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia. An Associated Press reporter saw the four-vehicle convoy […]
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    ISRAEL-HAMAS TRUCE SETS STAGE FOR TALKS ON GAZA

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas began observing a temporary cease-fire on Tuesday that sets the stage for talks in Egypt on a broader deal on the Gaza Strip, including a sustainable truce and the rebuilding of the battered, blockaded coastal territory. Israel withdrew its ground forces from Gaza’s border areas, and […]
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    Metal detectors are being installed at Busch Stadium

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A new layer of security will be in place at Busch Stadium Tuesday for the Cards versus Red Sox game.  If you’re going to the game you may want to arrive a few minutes early. It’s going to be similar to airport security, you’ll have to empty your pockets of items […]
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    Man’s body found after Washington Park fire

    WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (AP) _ Authorities say the body of a 26-year-old man has been found in the charred remains of a house in the southwestern Illinois village of Washington Park. The Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/UO1RcM) reports that St. Clair County deputy coroner Dean Darnall says Arnold Lark was pronounced dead about 5 a.m. Monday. Illinois […]
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    St. Peters man killed in house fire

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – A St. Peters man is dead after a fire raced through his home. It happened on Mexico Road near Pioneer Drive around 5 pm Monday afternoon. Neighbors say a medical problem may have kept him from escaping the fire, as he had recently injured a foot and was not working. […]
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    St. Charles man ticketed for how he parked in his drive-way

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) –On Friday St. Charles resident Troy Underwood and his family spent the day at Six Flags. He returned home and discovered a $25 parking ticket on his truck. He became outraged because the truck was parked in his driveway on Timberlodge Landing. According to Underwood he had been parking his truck […]
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    Hotel settles suit over man entering wrong room

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) _ A St. Louis County luxury hotel where a businessman climbed into a young girl’s bed after a room key error has settled a civil lawsuit filed by the girl’s parents. Daniel Hughes of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania was acquitted in April of criminal molestation charges from the 2011 incident involving a 9-year-old at […]
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    Man arrested in shooting death of grandmother

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Police say a 20-year-old man is responsible for the murder of a north St. Louis grandmother. Juliette Cleveland-Davis was walking with her three grandchildren last week when she was shot. Police believe that two groups of men were exchanging gunfire when Juliette was hit by a stray bullet. Tommy Dora […]
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    Man accused of sexually assaulting woman at knifepoint

    VALLEY PARK, Mo. (AP) – A 51-year-old St. Louis man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman at knifepoint after breaking into her St. Louis County home. Alaaden Abbas is accused of forcibly entering the woman’s apartment near Valley Park in the early morning hours of July 30 and then attacking her. He is […]
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    Man accused of inserting needles into packaged meat

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – A 68-year-old southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat has been ordered jailed without bond pending his trial. U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen Williams on Monday sided with federal prosecutors in denying Ronald Avers’ request to be eligible for release on bond. Avers of Belleville was […]
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    Growing Green 8-3-14

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    Former Press Secretary James Brady, dead at 73

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The family of James Brady, the White House press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, says he has died. Brady was 73. Brady undertook a personal crusade for gun control after he suffered a devastating head wound outside the Washington Hilton Hotel on March 30, […]
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    List of the top 20 party, sober schools in the US

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – The Princeton Review’s 2015 “The Best 379 Colleges,” released Monday, contains a list of the Top 20 party schools and the Top 20 sober schools. TOP 20 PARTY SCHOOLS 1.Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 2.University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 3.University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 4.West Virginia University, Morgantown, […]
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    Illinois lawmaker pleads guilty to misdemeanor

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor tax fraud in federal court in Chicago. The Chicago Democrat pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of delivering a false federal income tax return for 2007. The misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of one year in prison and a $100,000 fine. […]
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    Goat-e-oke: Josh goatifies “It’s a Small World”

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    Belleville Man Who Tampered With Packaged Meat Has Bond Hearing

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – A 68-year-old southwestern Illinois man accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat is to learn whether he’ll be eligible for bond. A detention hearing was scheduled for Monday morning in East St. Louis for Ronald Avers of Belleville. Avers was charged last week with seven […]
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    Missouri House Republicans Seek Veto Proof Majority

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Republicans need to win just one of three special elections Tuesday to re-gain a veto-proof majority in the Missouri House. Voters in Tuesday’s primaries will be picking party nominees for the November elections. But in three areas, they also will be electing replacements for vacant House seats. Special elections are […]
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    ROAD TAXES ARE RISING, EVEN IN TAX-AVERSE STATES

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — For nearly a century, Missouri has taxed drivers to pay for its roads. That’s always provided enough — until now. On Tuesday, voters will decide on a historic change that would tax virtually everything they buy in order to yield more money for roads and bridges. With Congress stymied over […]
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    WILDFIRES RAGING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

    BURNEY, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in northern California that together have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital. The Shasta County sheriff had Burney on an evacuation […]
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    Standoff in Creve Coeur ends peacefully

    CREVE COEUR, MO — An 11-hour standoff is over and police say they were able to end the stalemate peacefully. Creve Coeur Police were called to the Kings Landing Apartments on New Ballas Road at 11:45 Sunday night. A police spokesperson explains the scene police encountered. “The subject was despondent about some person problems and […]
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    Cards Take Down Brewers 3-2

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — For six innings, Matt Garza was in top form. Then he tweaked a left oblique and it all fell apart for the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers’ bullpen quickly surrendered a two-run lead that had once seemed so secure in a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. “It was […]
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    Tim McCarver Stars On St. Louis Walk Of Fame

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  He is the winner of baseball’s Ford Frick award in 2012 and has been enshrined into the broadcaster’s wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame. And Monday, former Cardinals catcher Tim McCarver, will be inducted into  the St. Louis Walk of Fame. McCarver debuted with the Redbirds in 1959 at the […]
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    Accused Killer and Bank Robber May Have Had Help

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – An unsealed court document shows that a man accused of killing two Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery attempt – may have had some help. The FBI alleges in a search warrant application made public that James Watts was heard by the bungled […]
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    Missouri reaches settlement over insurance

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ An insurance company has agreed to return nearly $8 million to St. Louis area consumers as part of a settlement over allegations that the insurer didn’t tell customers about a cheaper, identical plan. Anthem BlueCross BlueShield of Missouri is returning a total of $7.8 million to about 5,500 consumers in the […]
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    SEMO ag students schooled in use of drone

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) – Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Agriculture has something new at its farm – a drone unofficially dubbed “Ag Force One.” Students and faculty are being trained on how to use the unmanned aerial vehicle, a $6,000 piece of equipment that department chairman Mike Aide says will serve several education […]
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    Judge to rule on whether kids will attend trial

    OZARK, Mo. (AP) – A Christian County judge plans to decide soon whether the children of a man accused of killing his wife will be present at their father’s trial. Judge John S. Waters took up a motion hearing Thursday in which the Christian County prosecutor presented evidence suggesting two of the three children of […]
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    More tests needed before Ohio city gets water bac

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Toledo, Ohio, is telling residents that more tests must be done to ensure toxins are out of the city’s water supply. Mayor D. Michael Collins says Sunday that the 400,000 people in the region need to avoid drinking tap water for a second day. But he says samples […]
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    Somali candidate eyes milestone

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Somali immigrants in the U.S. are looking to a Minnesota legislative race for the latest evidence of their ability to climb the political ladder. Minnesota is home to an estimated 30,000 Somalis, and Somali-Americans have won seats on the Minneapolis school board and city council in recent years. Their next target is […]
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    Missouri adds top recruit Gill-Caesar

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — New Missouri coach Kim Anderson has added a consensus top 50 recruit with 6-foot-6 small forward Montaque “Teki” Gill-Caesar of Vaughan, Ontario. Gill-Caesar, who signed a financial aid agreement, was the 2014 Gatorade Player of the Year in West Virginia. He will be eligible next season. He averaged 16.1 points, 6.5 […]
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    Court documents unsealed in Cairo, Il. bank robbery

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An unsealed court document shows that a man accused of killing two Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery attempt — may have had some help. The FBI alleges in a search warrant application made public that James Watts was heard by the bungled […]
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    Rebuild Joplin still has work to do

    JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A nonprofit group established to help Joplin rebuild after the 2011 tornado still has plenty work to do but has been steadily losing volunteers. Thomas Corley, executive director of Rebuild Joplin, told The Joplin Globe there’s been a “drastic” drop in volunteers, most of whom have been coming from outside Missouri […]
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    Missouri among states that didn’t use water money

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new report says millions of dollars in federal funds for drinking water projects in Missouri and four other states have been languishing unspent. The Office of Inspector General for the Environmental Protection Agency says it found that five states — Missouri, California, Connecticut, Hawaii and New Mexico — have […]
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    St. Louis officers suspended amid investigation

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Police Department says one of its officers has been suspended amid investigations into alleged misconduct. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police said in a statement Friday that the circuit attorney’s office told the department July 25th about allegations of officer misconduct. The police statement says the department […]
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    Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

    GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) – Marijuana can go in more than brownies and cookies. And the dizzying variety of foods that can be infused with the drug is complicating matters for Colorado regulators who want to make sure pot-infused edibles and drinks won’t be confused with regular foods. A first meeting Friday of edible marijuana makers, […]
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    Girl, 12, not competent for trial in stabbing

    WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) – One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial. A judge declared the girl incompetent Friday and ordered her committed for treatment. Two doctors who examined the girl had submitted reports […]
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    Ohio theme park says it topped shaved-heads record

    MASON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio amusement park says it has set a record for the most heads shaved simultaneously. Kings Island says 213 heads were shaved Friday by hair stylists at the park north of Cincinnati. The event is part of the park’s effort to raise awareness and money to fight cancer. Guinness World […]
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    Israel, Hamas accuse each other of breaking truce

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – At least 44 Palestinians are now reported dead in the violence that erupted in a southern Gaza town, as a cease-fire that began less than two hours earlier fell apart. Israel and Hamas are accusing each other of breaking the truce. The Israeli military says two of its soldiers […]
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    Lightning sparks dozens of new California fires

    ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) – Firefighters in Northern California are getting little rest after lightning sparked dozens of new wildfires, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that has forced the evacuation of about 120 people. The fire near the community of Day had burned through nearly 11 square miles of brush and heavy timber as […]
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    Grandmother killed, community asks why

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The shooting death of a 46-year-old woman walking alongside three of her grandchildren is rocking a St. Louis neighborhood where residents say getting caught in the crossfire is far too common. Juliette Cleveland-Davis was shot Wednesday evening in north St. Louis and died later at a hospital. The three children, ages […]
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    Survey: Midwest economy falters in July

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has slumped after hitting a three-year high a month earlier. A report issued Friday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index dropped more than 3{ percentage points in July, to 57.0. The index had risen slightly in June, to 60.6. […]
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    Joe Williams: Four Stars for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Boyhood’

    Joe Williams from the St. Louis Post Dispatch gave 4 Stars to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Boyhood’ this week. He joined Martin Kilcoyne on Friday to talk a little more about the movies. To read Joe’s review, click here. Joe Williams is a weekly guest on The Martin Kilcoyne Show. You can hear Joe […]
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    Gator Boys to start new season on Animal Planet

    The Gator Boys will be starting their new season on Animal Planet Sunday. Martin Kilcoyne and had a chance to catch up with the guys to discuss the new season.
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    Explosion In Downtown Manhole Injures One

    ST. LOUIS, MO  – There is a report of an explosion in a manhole in downtown St. Louis. It happened just after 9 o’clock this morning between 9th and 10th and Chestnut in front of the AT&T building. Police are warning people to stay away from manhole covers in that area.  According to a tweet […]
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    Counterfeit Bills Making The Rounds In Springfield, IL

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Sangamon County and Springfield authorities say they’re investigating reports of customers using counterfeit money at local businesses. Authorities told The (Springfield) State Journal-Register Thursday that fake bills have been used to make purchases of about $100 at businesses such as Dollar General stores. They’ve been found at a McDonald’s restaurant and […]
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    St. Louis Opens Arms To Refugee Children

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Mayor Slay and County Executive Charlie Dooley are just two of the officials who will be on hand at 10:30 Friday morning to announce their desire to participate in a program that will offer temporary shelter and care for up to 60 Central American refugee children at a time. The children […]
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    Belleville Woman Sentenced In Son’s Fatal Car Crash

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A southwest Illinois mother has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to providing alcohol to her son before he crashed his car and died. The Belleville News-Democrat reports a judge sentenced 40-year-old Ginger Zehner-Denton of Belleville on Thursday. She pleaded guilty in June to misdemeanor unlawful delivery […]
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    EPA Says Bridgeton Athletic Fields Not Contaminated

    (UNDATED) — The Environmental Protection Agency says baseball fields located near a St. Louis County landfill, that is contaminated with illegally dumped nuclear waste, are safe for public use. In a statement released Thursday, EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said that scientific surface gamma radiation screening and soil sampling showed that the fields are safe. […]
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    South City Standoff Ends Peacefully

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A 19-year-old man is hospitalized for observation after a standoff with St. Louis police. The standoff forced authorities to close busy Watson Road for a couple of hours Thursday afternoon. It occurred at a four-family apartment building in south St. Louis. Police say the man was having a medical crisis, and […]
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    Police Arrest Lincoln County Teen For Car Break-ins

    TROY, Mo. (AP) – A Lincoln County teenager has been arrested for a series of car break-ins that occurred in subdivisions and commuter parking lots. The 16-year-old is in the custody of juvenile authorities. Authorities say other arrests are possible. Thieves have been targeted valuables left in cars – purses, wallets and other items. At […]
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    Reward Offered In Boy’s Shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A family of a ten year old boy who was shot while taking out the trash is pleading for help to find the people responsible.  Police and the boy’s father are hoping reward money causes someone to say something.  Ahmad Walker was shot last Wednesday night.  His father is Orseno […]
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    Man admits he stuck needles in fresh meat at Belleville supermarket

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) –  A Belleville man, who told authorities he stuck needles in fresh packages of meat “just for the hell of it” at a Belleville Shop ‘n Save, is now charged with seven federal crimes. 68-year old Ronald G. Avers of Belleville was arraigned Thursday on seven counts of food tampering.  The crimes […]
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    Teens arrested for high school vandalism.

    EUREKA, MO (KTVI)– Five teenagers are under arrest accused of vandalizing the Eureka High School over the weekend. Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the five teens are 16 and 17 years old. They’re suspected of smashing windows and spray painting graffiti on walls signs and columns. Prosecutors haven’t filed charges yet.
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    Man accused of threats to magazine for gays

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis man is facing charges and will undergo a psychiatric exam after allegedly threatening to “exterminate” those involved with a magazine for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 40-year-old Darryl L. Jackson is charged with harassment motivated by discrimination to frighten or disturb […]
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    Chiefs safety Berry leaves practice with injury

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – Eric Berry left Chiefs practice on Thursday after hurting his lower right leg, the second injury that the Pro Bowl safety has sustained so far in training camp. Berry missed some time earlier with a dislocated finger. It was unclear what happened to Berry during one of the early sessions […]
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    Cardinals trade Joe Kelly, Allen Craig for Boston’s Lackey

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) The Cardinals have traded Allen Craig and Joe Kelly to the Boston Red Sox for pitcher John Lackey. The trade comes before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline. Joe Kelly pitched Wednesday night against the Padres in San Diego. The Cards lost 12-1. John Lackey has an 11-7 record this season, with a […]
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    Hidden chop shop discovered in backyard

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – East St. Louis investigators raided a chop shop on Thursday, located in a residential backyard.  The illegal operation had been going on for at least five years.  FOX 2 captured exclusive video as the scrapyard was cleared, bit by bit. A chain dragging an engine onto a flatbed isn’t […]
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    Second suspect arrested in drug deal gone bad

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Police captured a second suspect connected to a drug deal gone bad that left one person dead. 17-year-old Terence McKinney a total of twelve charges include second-degree murder. Police say McKinney and 18-year-old Samuel Vazquez-Gonzales are two of five suspects in the case. The incident occurred Thursday, July 24. Three […]
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    Colorado to begin licenses for immigrants

    DENVER (AP) – Colorado will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards to immigrants who are in the country illegally or have temporary legal status. The documents will start being issued Friday amid high demand. About 9,500 people are signed up for appointments through the next 90 days, with more people getting scheduled every day. […]
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    Shell, Alaska Natives to share in offshore profits

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska Native regional corporation and six Native Village corporations have signed an agreement with a Shell Oil subsidiary to share the profits from offshore drilling off Alaska’s northern coast. Shell and the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. announced the formation of a new company Thursday called Arctic Inupiat Offshore LLC. Its […]
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    US stocks plunge, wiping out July’s gains

    NEW YORK (AP) – For investors, there were few havens on Thursday. The stock market had its worst one-day drop since February, driven down by a confluence of worries, from weak company earnings to the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve. But it wasn’t just stocks that suffered; oil fell to its lowest […]
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    Missouri man headed to prison for counterfeit DVDs

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – A 42-year-old Missouri man has been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison for selling thousands of counterfeit DVDs he bought from a distributor in China. Matthew Cerullo of Springfield was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in October to mail fraud, trafficking in counterfeit labels, trafficking in counterfeit goods and lying […]
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    Early voting proposal fails to make it on to Missouri ballot

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri proposal to create one of the nation’s most expansive early voting periods appears to have fallen short of the number of initiative petition signatures needed to make the November ballot. An Associated Press analysis of tallies by Missouri’s local election authorities shows the proposed constitutional amendment on early […]
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    St. Charles Arrest Lindenwood Sexual Assault Suspect

    In St. Charles, police arrested a man associated with a sexual assault that occurred May 1 near Lindenwood University. Police charged 23 year old Rico L. Frazier with several counts. Frazier is accused of breaking into the apartment of a 22 year old Lindenwood student and sexually assaulting her, then fleeing the scene. Other counts […]
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    Cardinals trade Kelly, Craig for John Lackey

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – The Cardinals have made another move before the trade deadline. The Redbirds sent Joe Kelly and Allen Craig to the Red Sox for John Lackey. The right-hander has 149 career wins and is 11-7 this year. Lackey is due the balance of his 15 million dollar salary this year, but […]
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    Michigan residents confront phony panhandlers

    Dawn Tillery, a Michigan resident, called into The Martin Kilcoyne Show on Thursday to discuss how her and a group of friends are confronting phony panhandlers. Click here to read the local news story about the group.
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    Frank O. Pinion unexpectedly calls into The Martin Kilcoyne Show

    Frank O. Pinion unexpectedly called into The Martin Kilcoyne Show on Thursday to share a personal story…  
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    UMSL And Mizzou Set Fundraising Records

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The University of Missouri-St. Louis has set a new fundraising record. Chancellor Thomas George says $31.2 million was raised during the 2013-14 fiscal year – $10 million better than the previous year’s fundraising total. The donations helped create 70 new scholarships, contributed nearly $6 million for a new building for the […]
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    Kanika Starr-Reynolds writes “30 Days to Make it a Choice to Have a Great Day!”

    Kanika Starr-Reynolds wrote a book called “30 Days to Make it a Choice to Have a Great Day!”. Kanika called into The Martin Kilcoyne Show on Thursday to discuss ways to have a great day! Click here to purchase the book.
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    St. Louis County Police Seek Robbery Suspect

    ST. LOUIS, MO —  St. Louis County Police are asking for the public’s help is capturing a bank robber. Officers responded to a call on Wednesday afternoon of a robbery at the U.S. Bank located inside the Schnucks in the 55-hundred block of Telegraph Rd. Authorities say a white male wearing a white baseball cap […]
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    Normandy Parents Drop Lawsuit Against Four Of Six School Districts

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A lawsuit by Normandy school district parents over changes to student attendance rules has been scaled back after the state again altered its transfer policy. Seven parents sued the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the new Normandy Schools Collaborative earlier this month in St. Louis County Circuit Court. […]
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    Soil Samples Test Negative, But EPA Results Still To Come

    BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) – An engineering firm hired by a Bridgeton-area school district has concluded that soil from schools 2 miles from a radioactive landfill didn’t show high levels of radiation. The superintendent says the Pattonville High and Rose Acres Elementary schools were examined because of concerns from parents. World War II-era nuclear waste was […]
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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 7-30-14

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    Tax Free Weekend Is Here!

    UNDATED — It’s a tax-free holiday weekend in Missouri. Beginning tomorrow and through Sunday there will be no sales tax on some back-to-school items including clothing, school supplies, and computers. However, not all Missouri cities and counties are participating this weekend. Below is the list of communities that will not participate in the 2014 sales tax […]
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    Man claims to have been struck by lightning 10 times

    Martin Kilcoyne talked with Melvin Roberts, a man who claims he was struck by lightning 10 times. What do you think?
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    New Northwest Plaza rising in St. Ann

    ST. ANN, MO (KTVI) – The recently demolished Northwest Plaza shopping Mall will soon have a new face, and new tenants, as an effort is made to turn the area around the old mall into a new home improvement corridor.  Two major retailers have already signed on. Rothman Furniture signed a deal Wednesday morning to […]
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    Prisoners out of the joint find plenty of pot.

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) _ A northwest Missouri cleanup crew consisting of jail inmates and a sheriff’s deputy went into a roadside ravine to clean up trash and instead discovered more than 600 pounds of packaged marijuana. The St. Joseph News-Press (http://bit.ly/1oaXpLQ ) reports a crew from Buchanan County jail was working Monday south of St. […]
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    Home burglarized while family flees from crime

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis family was simply trying to avoid crime. Instead, their actions made them crime victims. Venus Houston was recently featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about shootings in the Baden neighborhood. Houston said at the time that the family had been leaving their home at night to avoid […]
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    Man dies of injuries from explosive device

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) – A suburban St. Louis man has died from injuries suffered when he picked up an explosive device in his yard earlier this month. Authorities say 51-year-old Michael Keen of St. Charles was doing yard work on the afternoon of July 5 when he found a mortar shell. He picked it […]
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    Cool summer hurting attendance at some pools

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Summer is typically hot and steamy in St. Louis. Not this summer, and the cooler-than-usual weather is hurting attendance at many St. Louis area pools and water parks. Maplewood Family Aquatic Center manager Robert Perks told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that this has been the slowest summer he can remember. Assistant […]
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    City puts 50 homeless veterans in permanent housing

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – About 50 homeless veterans living on the streets in St. Louis are getting homes. A joint effort called “Operation Reveille” seeks to end veteran homelessness. Housing and Human Services departments, elected officials and volunteer organizations are working to get the city’s 1,328 homeless people the services they need, and Mayor […]
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    Liberia’s president closes schools amid Ebola

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) – Liberia’s president is closing the nation’s schools and ordering non-essential government employees to stay home as the country battles an Ebola outbreak. Already, several airlines have halted their flights into Liberia amid a rising number of patients with one of the world’s most virulent diseases. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also said […]
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    UN chief condemns attack on UN school in Gaza

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.N.’s secretary-general says today’s attack on a U.N. school in Gaza, killing at least 17 people, was “outrageous” and “unjustifiable.” And Ban Ki-moon is demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the war between Israel and Hamas. Speaking today in Costa Rica, Ban said there’s nothing more “shameful” than “attacking sleeping […]
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    Illinois places limit on Hepatitis C drug

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois is placing tight restrictions on a new hepatitis C drug that costs $1,000 per pill. Medicaid patients must meet 25 criteria and get prior approval before the government health care program will pay for Sovaldi. The drug can stop the liver-damaging virus, but it comes with a budget-straining price tag. Illinois […]
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    Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind

    DENVER (AP) – A storm system in Colorado that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range is being blamed for the death of a man on the southeastern plains. The Baca County Sheriff’s Office says a trailer in Vilas collapsed in strong winds late Tuesday, killing 84-year-old Donald Falconburg. The National […]
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    Killer of Kelsey Grammer’s sister denied parole

    DENVER (AP) – A man who raped and killed Kelsey Grammer’s sister nearly 40 years ago has been denied parole after the actor testified against his release. A prison spokeswoman said Wednesday that Freddie Glenn’s parole request has been denied for now. Glenn, who is serving a life sentence, was convicted of killing Karen Elisa […]
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    Family pet escapes yard, shot and killed

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Missouri police are investigating the death of a pet dog that was shot after it escaped from its yard. St. Louis police say the pit bull-pointer mix named Loki escaped from its yard Tuesday morning. Neighbors reported gunfire and found the dog shot in the shoulder. Police say they couldn’t find […]
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    CNN’s Don Lemon remembers his TV job…

    CNN anchor Don Lemon talks with Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton about his first TV gig. Don Lemon is a weekly guest on The Martin Kilcoyne Show. You can hear Don every Wednesday at 11:10 AM.
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    Tim McCarver to be placed on St. Louis Walk of Fame

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Another Cardinals great will soon be honored on the St. Louis Walk of Fame. Tim McCarver will become the eleventh Cardinal with a plaque on the Delmar Loop. McCarver was 17 when he was called up to St. Louis in 1959. He played on the 1964 and 67 World Series […]
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    Drive-Thru Wednesday featuring: Sugarfire Smokehouse

    Sugarfire Smokehouse stopped by Studio C in Westport Plaza Wednesday for the weekly Drive-Thru segment brought to you by Kuna.
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    Fugitive Beach to require life jackets for young children

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – A recent drowning death at a Rolla rock quarry is spurring a change. Young children must now wear life jackets at Fugitive Beach. On July 25, six-year-old Noah Cook of Fenton drowned while swimming with family members. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Noah was using a flotation device when […]
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    Escaped inmate captured in Sedalia

    SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) – A central Missouri inmate who has been missing for nearly a week is back in custody after being caught while asleep on a couch in a Sedalia home. Pettis County Sheriff’s Capt. Dave Keller told the Sedalia Democrat that 29-year-old Brandon McGee was captured shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday. McGee was […]
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    Edwardsville HS student selected to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Amy Hanks, a student at Edwardsville High School, was selected to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in November. Amy joined Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton in-studio during Wednesday’s show.
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    Illinois State Police Seek Semi Driver Who Left The Scene

    UNDATED  –  Illinois State Police are asking for help in locating a tractor trailer driver who left the scene of a deadly crash Wednesday morning in Madison County. Part of westbound I-70 near Marine, Illinois was completely closed after the accident between two tractor trailers and a passenger car.  The 20-year-old driver of the car […]
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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 7-29-14

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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 7-28-14

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    Absentee Voting Deadline Nears

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –   Voters in St. Louis City who want to cast an absentee ballot for the August 5 Primary may do so on Saturday at the Board of Election Commissioners at 300 North Tucker Blvd. downtown. The election office will be open this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to accept […]
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    Governor Rips Legislature For “Worst Six Months In Recent Memory”

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon is urging Missouri school administrators to lobby legislators to uphold his vetoes of various tax breaks. Nixon spoke Tuesday at a conference of school administrators hosted in Columbia by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. He called the 2014 legislative session “the worst six months for […]
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    10,000 sunflowers revitalize St. Louis lot

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A long-abandoned city lot in St. Louis has been transformed into a flower patch with about 10,000 sunflowers. The Post-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1oJgERC ) Wednesday the flowers are intended to provide environmental and economic benefits for the area. Organizers say local beautification could spur the revitalization of the beleaguered neighborhood. The redevelopment […]
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    Missouri reports case of mosquito-borne virus

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Missouri health officials have reported the state’s first case of a mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading to the U.S. from the Caribbean. The St. Louis County Health Department announced Tuesday that a resident was infected with chikungunya while traveling in the Caribbean. Mosquitoes in the St. Louis region are not […]
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    Animal Cruelty Task Force to investigate dog found shot

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A dog was shot in the Carondelet neighborhood Tuesday morning. The pit bull mix lost a lot of blood and had to be euthanized at the Missouri Humane Society after being shot in the shoulder around 10 am Tuesday morning. Neighbors are baffled after learning a dog was shot and later […]
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    Feds end effort to reclaim mummy mask for Egypt

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the center of a years long custody battle will stay at the St. Louis Art Museum now that the U.S. government is giving up its effort to reclaim it for Egypt. U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan said Tuesday that the Department of Justice will take no further […]
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    Nixon urges school chiefs to oppose tax breaks

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon is urging Missouri school administrators to lobby legislators to uphold his vetoes of various tax breaks. Nixon spoke Tuesday at a conference of school administrators hosted in Columbia by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. He called the 2014 legislative session “the worst six months for […]
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    Missouri voters consider lottery game to benefit veterans

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Missouri voters can weigh in on a proposal that would transfer some lottery proceeds to veterans. Since 1992 all proceeds from lottery ticket sales have gone to education. On August 5, residents will vote on whether to establish a veterans lottery scratch-off ticket. Money from the tickets would go toward […]
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    Woman admits to collecting her dead mother’s benefits

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – An eastern Missouri woman faces sentencing Nov. 4 after pleading guilty to federal charges for collecting $138,000 in veteran’s benefits in the name of her deceased mother. The woman, 69-year-old Victoria Jean Briley of Wentzville, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in St. Louis to one count of theft of government […]
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    Former Illinois Trooper wants driving privileges back

    St. Louis, Mo (KTRS) – Former Illinois State Trooper Matt Mitchell pans to ask for his driving privileges to be reinstated. Mitchell was fired from the state police and lost his driver’s license after causing a 2007 accident that killed Kelli and Jessica Uhl. Nearly 200,000 people have signed a petition at change-dot-org, asking Illinois […]
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    Illinois voters to weigh in on “millionaire tax”

    BERWYN, Ill. (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing voters to weigh in on whether Illinois millionaires should pay more income tax. The Democrat signed the proposal Tuesday. It puts a nonbinding resolution on the November ballot to gauge support for tacking a 3 percent surcharge on incomes over $1 million. House Speaker […]
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    Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day says she forgives him. Lindsey Rogers-Seitz, of Ridgefield, says that her husband, Kyle Seitz, was extremely distraught after bringing their son to a hospital. She says she told her […]
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    Tasty Taste Of St. Louis On Tap This Fall

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  St. Louisans will be saying YUM this year as the annual Taste of St. Louis will feature two big names on the main stage. Food Network stars Tyler Florence who currently hosts “The Great Food Truck Race” and “Food Court Wars” and Duff Goldman from “Ace of Cakes” will be headlining […]
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    Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

    EASTON, Pa. (AP) – Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida. The company said Tuesday that Crayola Experience Orlando will open next summer at The Florida Mall. It will be similar to the attraction Crayola now operates in its eastern Pennsylvania hometown of Easton. Crayola Experience Orlando will feature 25 hands-on activities […]
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    Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is stirring fear and canceling travel plans in Minnesota, where thousands of Liberians have immigrated over the years. The worry has been heightened with a report that a Liberian government official died of the disease just weeks before he was due to fly to Minneapolis […]
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    Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

    WESTWOOD, N.J. (AP) – Clowns to the rescue! A woman who had just finished performing at a clown show in New Jersey has some fellow clowns to thank after she crashed her car into a utility pole. About 10 clowns had finished putting on a show at Berkeley Avenue Elementary School in Westwood on Monday […]
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    Prosecutor: Ex-governor, wife illegally took gifts

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A federal prosecutor says the government will prove Virginia’s former governor and his wife illegally lined their pockets with gifts from a businessman who sought their influence to promote his company. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jessica Aber delivered the government’s opening statement Tuesday in Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s corruption trial. Defense statements […]
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    Ballwin Businesswoman Sentenced To Four Years In Federal Prison

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis County business owner has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison and ordered to pay $200,000 in restitution for bank and Medicare fraud. Tina Kuehl of Ballwin was sentenced Monday in federal court in St. Louis. She previously pleaded guilty to felony bank and health […]
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    Ameren Missouri Seeks Fee Increase

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Ameren Missouri is seeking approval to add about $1.50 to customers’ monthly electric bills. The Missouri Public Service Commission says Ameren wants to adjust the monthly fee that compensates the utility for changes in fuel costs at its power plants among other things. The PSC says the proposal would increase […]
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    Proposed Missouri Amendment Would Extend Legal Protections

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. A proposed Missouri constitutional amendment would explicitly extend those legal protections to text messages, emails and other electronic communications. The Amendment 9 ballot measure would require police to first obtain a warrant in order to search or […]
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    Guilty Pleas Continue In Boeing Bribery Case

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The owner of a Washington state manufacturing company has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges, the fourth person to admit to a role in a bribery and kickback scheme involving military aircraft parts sold to The Boeing Company. Jeffrey Lavelle, owner of J.L. Manufacturing of Everett, Washington, pleaded guilty Monday in […]
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    MUNY Plays To Cool Crowds

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Muny experienced a packed house Monday night with the help of Mother Nature. People showed up with jeans, long sleeve tee shirts and brought blankets. Temperatures dipped down in the 50’s and over 9-thousand people took advantage of a night under the stars. The Muny just installed 750-thousand dollars in […]
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    4.3 magnitude quake reported in northern Oklahoma

    MEDFORD, Okla. (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma on Monday night. The USGS reports the quake with an epicenter about 15 miles west-southwest of Medford hit around 9:45 p.m. at a depth of about 4.7 miles. Angela Wilson, a dispatcher in the Grant […]
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    Boy, 13, dies in Missouri dirt bike accident

    PARK HILLS, Mo. (AP) – An eastern Missouri boy has died following a collision of two dirt bikes at a state park in St. Francois County. Thirteen-year-old Chance Harris of St. Peters died in the accident Sunday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Chance was riding at St. Joe State Park when the front of […]
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    ST LOUIS-CARJACKING

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A 22-year-old woman is in custody, and St. Louis police are searching for additional suspects following a carjacking in which the victim was forced into the trunk. KTVI-TV reports that the crime happened Sunday morning. The victim was ordered at gunpoint into the trunk. Later, when allowed to get out, the […]
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    EXPRESS SCRIPTS-EXPANSION

    ST. LOUIS (AP, Updated) – The nation’s largest company that manages pharmacy benefits is opening a new office building in St. Louis County as part of an expansion expected to add 1,500 jobs over the next few years. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday helped Express Scripts mark the $56 million expansion project. The company […]
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    Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

    NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. The Centers for Disease Control on Monday sent a health alert to U.S. doctors about the outbreak. There are no travel restrictions to the West Africa […]
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    Report: Nearly 8,000 Illinois public employees have six-figure salaries

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A published report has found that more than 10 percent of Illinois government employees made more than $100,000 in 2013 – up 1,600 from a year earlier. The Springfield State Journal-Register reported Monday that overtime and back-wage payouts were responsible for many of the larger salaries. The paper reported that 7,800 […]
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    Teen accused of shooting, killing teen

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – A St. Louis teen faces murder charges connected to the killing of an Arnold, Missouri teen. Samuel Vazquez-Gonzales is charged with 12 crimes, including first-degree murder. Investigators say he shot and killed 19-year-old Brandon Gonzalez. A second victim was shot in the chest and neck and is in stable condition. […]
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    Missouri ballot to include question on privacy rights

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. A proposed Missouri constitutional amendment would explicitly extend those legal protections to text messages, emails and other electronic communications. The Amendment 9 ballot measure would require police to first obtain a warrant in order to search or […]
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    Right-to-farm campaign tops $1 million in Missouri

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The battle over of a Missouri proposal creating a constitutional right to farm has topped $1 million. Campaign finance reports filed Monday show that Missouri Farmers Care has spent nearly $800,000 in support of the Aug. 5 ballot proposal while Missouri’s Food for America has spent more than $400,000 opposing […]
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    Presbyterian priest sues church, claims sex abuse

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A minister is taking his own denomination to task, claiming in a lawsuit that the Presbyterian Church was partly responsible for sexual abuse he suffered as a teenager. The Rev. Kris Schondelmeyer, a 31-year-old youth minister in Toledo, Ohio, is seeking unspecified damages in a lawsuit whose defendants include the Presbyterian […]
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    Friends, family hold vigil for university city shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTRS) – Family, friends and classmates remembered Mario Wallace Sunday night at a vigil in Heman Park. The twenty year old was shot and killed around 7:15 Saturday night after attending a University City High School reunion at the park. A second victim suffered a leg wound, but his injury is not […]
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    Dennis George Show 7-27-14

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    Outdoors Dan 7-27-14

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    Target Talk 7-27-14

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    BBQ Pitmasters 7-27-14

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    Elephant rides resume at Missouri fair

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – A southwest Missouri fair is offering elephant rides one year after a zookeeper was crushed by one of the animals nearby. The Springfield News-Leader reports elephants from Larry Carden’s farm near Springfield are giving rides at the Ozark Empire Fair for the first time. Zookeeper John Bradford was crushed to death […]
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    Fairways and Greens 7-27-14

    Fairways and Greens 7-27-14
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    Money Talk 7-27-14

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    Inside Out 7-26-14

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    Animal Advice 7-26-14

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    Illinois fair managers fined for free beer tickets

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Managers of two Illinois state fairs have been fined for soliciting and accepting free beer tickets for the events. Executive Inspector General Ricardo Meza’s office released a report Monday detailing violations against Amy Bliefnick and John Rednour. Bliefnick is manager of the Illinois State Fair in Springfield and Rednour was manager […]
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    Joe Holleman’s weekly visit…

    Joe Holleman joined Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton on Monday.
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    National Lasagna Day… Head to Mama Campisis!

    National Lasagna Day is Tuesday… Head to Mama Campisis!
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    Illinois coal exports down slightly in 2013

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois coal exports have risen sharply in recent years, even as its high sulfur content limits its demand in the U.S. The state Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity says that about 12 million tons of Illinois coal was exported in 2013. That’s down slightly from the 13 million tons exported in […]
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    Connecticut man accused of shooting pet turtle

    STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) – Authorities say a Connecticut man shot and killed his girlfriend’s pet turtle. Sgt. Louis Diamanti, Stonington’s animal control officer, says 31-year-old Steven Richard used a BB gun rifle to shoot the turtle in the head Friday night outside a home. Police had responded after a neighbor reported an argument between Richard […]
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    Doctor: Lines placed correctly in Arizona inmate

    PHOENIX (AP) – The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly. Incorrect placement of lines can inject drugs into soft tissue instead of the blood stream, but Dr. Gregory Hess of the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office says the drugs went […]
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    Jury deliberations resume in Ventura case

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Jurors weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle have begun their fifth day of deliberations. They got the case last Tuesday and deliberated about 24{ hours last week. They returned to the federal courthouse in St. Paul on Monday morning to resume […]
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    “The Situation” due in court for assault charge

    MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) – The Situation is due to have his day in court. Former “Jersey Shore” star Michael Sorrentino, better known as the Situation, is scheduled to appear in Middletown Township municipal court Monday afternoon to answer to simple assault charges. He was arrested July 15 at the Boca Tanning Club, which he and […]
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    Report for Detroit creditor boosts value of art

    DETROIT (AP) – One of the companies challenging Detroit’s bankruptcy plan says the possible value of the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection is $8.5 billion – a figure that’s higher than previous estimates. The company also says the city owns or controls as much as $1.2 billion in real estate, including vacant property and homes […]
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    Sports Medicine 7-27-14

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    Retire Worry Free 7-26-14

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    Straight Talk on Retirement 7-26-14

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    Maximized Living 7-26-14

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    Retirement Symphony 7-27-14

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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 7-25-14

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    Temporary Recorder of Deeds Wants Permanent Post

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A member of the St. Louis Board of Alderman appointed as the city’s interim recorder of deeds says she wants the permanent position. Mayor Francis Slay named Jennifer Florida to the post through December after Sharon Quigley Carpenter decided to step down amid a nepotism investigation spurred by an opponent in […]
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    Illinois Governor To Try Minimum Wage Life For A Week

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has agreed to live for a week on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary, as he rallies support for a ballot measure. Governor Quinn spoke at a Chicago campaign event Sunday about the non-binding measure on the Nov. 4 ballot. It asks if the minimum wage should be […]
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    Express Scripts Cuts Ribbon On Expansion

    (St. Louis, MO)  –  Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to be among those attending Monday’s opening of a new office building at Express Scripts. The addition is part of an overall $56 million expansion which is expected to add 1,500 employees over the next few years. According to the Post Dispatch, an economic impact study […]
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    Student’s Dig Unearths Significant Find

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Experts say student archaeologists excavating the Cahokia Mounds in southern Illinois have made an interesting find. The Southern Illinoisan reports that the students found a bundle of whelk shells and bird bones tied together. Cahokia Mounds Museum Society Executive Director Lori Belknap says the team usually unearths Native American pottery shards […]
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    Illinois’ Cameras In Courtroom Program To Expand

    CHICAGO (AP) – Half a dozen counties in a central Illinois judicial district could soon join a pilot project that allows cameras in court. Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Schmidt says a request to take part could be submitted this fall. And he tells The (Springfield) State Journal-Register he expects the Illinois Supreme Court will […]
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    Carport Fire Damages Over Thirty Cars

    (UNDATED)  –  A raging fire Monday morning, at an apartment complex carport in Lake St. Louis, has damaged at least 32 cars. Fox 2 News reports that residents at the Cedar Lake Apartments near I-64, were awakened shortly before 3 o’clock by the commotion. The first fire truck on the scene struck one alarm which […]
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    Sunday Night Shooting Wounds Four In North City

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis Metropolitan Police are searching for 3-4 suspects wanted for a shooting involving an exchange of gunfire Sunday night. Four individuals were shot as they stood in front of a home on East John just north of Emily Street.  Police say the suspects were last seen wearing red and white […]
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    3 charged in alleged theft of used cooking oil

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Three men have been charged with felonies in southwest Illinois for what police say was the theft of 10,000 gallons of used cooking oil. According to the Belleville News-Democrat, 32-year-old Bo Lin of Fairview Heights, 25-year-old Tuo Li of Chicago and 30-year-old Kentvy Wong of Flushing, New York, have been charged […]
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    Shooting at U- City picnic.

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis area police say a 20-year-old man was shot and killed after an annual University City alumni picnic. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1khBvvS ) that two people were shot Saturday night in Heman Park after the annual University City alumni picnic was scheduled to end. Both were taken to […]
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    BP Gas station robbery goes terribly wrong.

    HIGH RIDGE, Mo. (AP) – A 16-year-old Jefferson County man whom authorities say attempted to rob a gas station was instead locked in its bathroom when a gun-wielding clerk trapped him there until police arrived. The county sheriff’s office didn’t identify the clerk by name but said he also owns the BP gas station. The […]
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    Missouri Education board

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A former southern Missouri lawmaker and school superintendent has been appointed to the State Board of Education. Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday appointed Maynard Wallace to fill the last vacant position on the eight-member education board. Wallace is a Republican from rural Thornfield in Ozark County who served in the […]
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    Police Assault

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – A 13-year veteran of the St. Louis County Police Department is charged with felony assault after striking a MetroLink passenger on the hand with his expandable baton following an argument. The county Prosecuting Attorney’s Office on Friday charged 44-year-old Dawon Gore of Ferguson with second-degree assault. He was jailed on a […]
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    FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones. The FBI is trying to determine how many people were conned and how much money they lost. FBI spokeswoman Michelle […]
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    St. Charles lawyer pleads guilty to federal fraud

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A disbarred St. Charles lawyer has pleaded guilty to three federal felonies involving a real estate scheme. Thirty-nine-year-old Jeffrey Witt was accused of falsifying documents to obtain a bank loan secured by his mother’s St. Louis County home. He was also charged with enlisting a client to impersonate his mother at […]
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    St. Louis County cop charged with subway assault

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A 13-year veteran of the St. Louis County Police Department is charged with felony assault after striking a MetroLink passenger on the hand with his expandable baton following an argument. The county Prosecuting Attorney’s Office on Friday charged 44-year-old Dawon Gore of Ferguson with second-degree assault. He was jailed on a […]
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    Ex-Rep. Wallace named to Missouri education board

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former southern Missouri lawmaker and school superintendent has been appointed to the State Board of Education. Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday appointed Maynard Wallace to fill the last vacant position on the eight-member education board. Wallace is a Republican from rural Thornfield in Ozark County who served in the […]
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    FOX-2′s Kim Hudson takes over 9am hour

    FOX-2′s Kim Hudson will be the new Host of FOX-2 News at 9am. Kim called into The Martin Kilcoyne Show Wednesday to talk about her plans for the 9am show.
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    Smart people buy generic brands

    CNN MONEY – Nine times out of 10, pharmacists and doctors will buy the generic version of aspirin, rather than a brand-name like Bayer. Likewise, professional chefs prefer store-brand sugar, salt and baking powder instead of brand name ingredients. In short, the most informed consumers usually buy generic products, claims a new paperby economists from Tilburg […]
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    Surgeon faces kickback suit over fiancee referrals

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) – A Cape Girardeau neurosurgeon faces federal charges of improperly steering medical equipment referrals to a shell company he operated with his fiancee. The Southeast Missourian reports that a complaint alleges Dr. Sonjay Fonn and Deborah Seeger violated a federal anti-kickback law which seeks to prevent conflicts of interest and overuse […]
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    Supreme Court Gets It Right Over Cell Phone Ruling

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    Joe Williams reviews several movies, including “Lucy”

    Joe Williams from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reviews many movies, including “Lucy”…
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    Global Warming Skeptic Explains Point of View

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    Martin talks with Nelson Mandela’s Personal Assistant

    Martin Kilcoyne talked with Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela’s Personal Assistant.
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    Hearing Rescheduled For Former A-B Executive Seeking New Trial

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A former Anheuser-Busch executive who unsuccessfully sued the brewer for gender discrimination will now wait until September to return to court as she seeks a new trial. A hearing had been scheduled for Monday in St. Louis Circuit Court on Francine Katz’s motion. She cites alleged jury instruction errors and a statement […]
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    Blaustein Reviews “Lucy” and “And So It Goes”

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    Kyle Travels To Pole Dancing Lessons

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    Chris Christie Stumps For Illinois Gubernatorial Hopeful Bruce Rauner

    CHICAGO (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in Chicago to support Bruce Rauner’s  campaign for Illinois governor. Christie and Rauner are scheduled to visit a Chicago-area business Friday afternoon. Christie will headline an evening fundraiser for Rauner at a Chicago hotel. Christie is chairman of the Republican Governors Association. The group sees […]
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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 7-24-14

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    Police Employee Faces Sexual Assault Charges

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A civilian employee of the St. Louis Police Department is facing charges for allegedly impersonating an officer and sexually assaulting a male victim. Authorities say 28-year-old Michael Cornell sexually touched the man last year, then went to the hotel where the man worked and asked for his personnel records while claiming […]
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    Passenger Numbers Declining At Lambert Airport

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Passenger numbers are down slightly at Lambert Airport in St. Louis. The airport says statistics for June show 589,071 passengers boarded flights, down 0.5 percent from June 2013. Still, it was the busiest month so far this year at Lambert. The total number of departing and arriving passengers for June was […]
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    Columbia Police To Wear Body Cameras

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – The Columbia Police Department plans to outfit all of its uniformed officers with body cameras. Assistant Chief John Gordon announced Thursday that the department has purchased 102 body cameras for its officers. He says the cameras will help reduce assaults on officers, provide evidence in court cases and increase transparency with […]
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    Backlog Of Disability Claims Tops 12 Thousand at St. Louis VA

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A federal investigation finds a high rate of mismanaged disability claims at the St. Louis VA. A U.S. Office of the Inspector General report released Thursday found that the St. Louis veterans’ benefits office mishandled one-third of the disability claims it processes. Qualified veterans were paid too much as well as […]
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    Brooklyn Bridge Flag Stunt Unsolved

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    CAUSE SOUGHT FOR GUNFIGHT BETWEEN PATIENT, DOCTOR

    DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are attempting to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him. The psychiatrist, Dr. Lee Silverman, was grazed in the […]
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    POT MAY BE LEGAL, BUT HOMEOWNER AGREEMENTS CAN BAN

    DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in some states – but the neighbors don’t have to like it. Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing homeowners’ associations. Though a few HOAs have willingly changed their rules to accommodate for legal marijuana use or home-growing, many […]
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    Regulators oppose lowering Noranda electric rate

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – State utility regulators have indicated they will deny a request by Ameren Missouri’s largest customer for a rate decrease of nearly $50 million a year, despite warnings from the company that it could be forced to close without the reduction. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1t0pWvn ) reports that all five members […]
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    Kansas City Zoo says goodbye to 18 yr old Lion.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Zoo’s oldest lion has been euthanized after veterinary staffers were unable to treat him successfully for numerous health issues. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1pfNmZT ) reports the lion, named Dumisani, was 18 years old and had lived at the zoo nearly his entire life after arriving in […]
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    Man faces charges for leaving twin daughter in his car.

    ARNOLD, MO (KTRS) — Arnold police have named the man charged with child endangerment today in municipal court. Police say 29 year old Erdenesuren Munkhdavaa of Imperial allegedly left his twin 9-month-old daughters in a car, unattended, outside the Goodwill store at Richardson Square Monday morning about 11 o’clock. The babies had been in the […]
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    Spider- Men wash windows and put smiles of the face of children.

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Window washers dressed as Spider-Man are delighting young patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Despite temperatures in the upper 80s earlier this week, Matt McGehee and Andy Weeks couldn’t bring themselves to pull off their hoods and full-body superhero suits. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that for the past year and […]
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    Appeals court upholds priest’s sentence

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld the 50-year prison sentence for a former Kansas City priest convicted on child pornography charges. The Kansas City Star reports that the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld the sentence of 48-year-old Shawn Ratigan, who pleaded guilty to federal charges of […]
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    Execution scheduled for Missouri inmate

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Despite another snafu with lethal injection, this time in Arizona, the Missouri Supreme Court handed down another execution date. Leon Taylor is set to be executed September 10. In April, 1994, Taylor murdered a gas station manager and locked the man’s young daughter in a back room with her father’s body. […]
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    Charges filed in Belleville shooting

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Prosecutors filed charges against a suspect in a Belleville shooting that happened this week. The shooting happened Monday afternoon at the Oak Glen apartments on West Main. Police arrested Leon Venson Jr. He was later charged with a pair of crimes. Investigators say the victim was not the intended target. […]
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    City employee charged with impersonating officer, sex assault

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – A civilian employee with the St. Louis Police Department faces charges for allegedly impersonating a cop and sexual assault. Prosecutors have charged Michael Cornell with four counts of forcible sodomy and a count of impersonating a police officer. An Internal Affairs investigation earlier this year uncovered the alleged crimes. Cornell […]
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    Groups lobby for fracking to move ahead in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A coalition of business and labor groups wants the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to move faster in implementing hydraulic fracturing rules. The group calls itself “Growing Resources and Opportunity for the Workforce in Illinois.” The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises reports the coalition held a news conference Thursday to call […]
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    Lottery officials: Scratch off tickets pay less to education

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Lottery says a decline in the money it provided to education is due partly to the types of Lottery games people chose to play. The amount of proceeds transferred to education declined by $21.5 million during the state’s recently concluded budget year, despite record high sales by the […]
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    Review: Bruce Rauner political ad uses misleading headlines

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Republican candidate for Illinois governor’s most recent campaign ad is being called into question for tailoring headlines from news stories to look more critical of his opponent. Bruce Rauner’s 30-second commercial called “Headlines” overlays what appear to be newspaper headlines over images of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. They criticize his […]
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    10-year-old boy shot in north county

    FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) – A 10-year-old boy is hospitalized but expected to survive after being shot while taking out the trash in north St. Louis County. Police say the shooting happened Wednesday night, at about the same time a man was shot while walking on a nearby street. Police are investigating both shootings. No arrests […]
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    Public invited to open house on Loop Trolley

    ST. LOUIS, MO  (KTRS) –  There is an open house Thursday evening for anyone who would like to learn more about the Loop Trolley project. The Trolley will link the Delmar Loop in University City with Forest Park. The Loop Trolley TTD is hosting the open house and will have maps, the trolley route, station […]
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    Members of the COCA Stage Musical Show joins Martin and Randi in-studio

    The Ragtime Music Group joined Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton in-studio during Thursday’s broadcast.
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    I-55 reopens near Caseyville, IL

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Interstate 255 is reopen in Illinois after being shut down north of I-64. Emergency crews shutdown the highway near Caseyville because power lines fell across the road. Authorities say the lines were knocked down by farm equipment working in the area. No one was injured in the accident and crews […]
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    UN chief condemns attack on UN school in Gaza

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is condemning a deadly attack on a U.N. school for Palestinian refugees in northern Gaza that killed many Palestinians who sought refuge there from Israeli shelling as well as U.N. staff. The U.N. chief again demanded that Israel and Hamas abide by international humanitarian law during their conflict […]
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    French minister: Missing plane ‘probably crashed’

    PARIS (AP) – France’s foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has “probably crashed.” Laurent Fabius says “no trace” of the plane has been found. Two French fighter jets are among aircraft scouring the rugged north of Mali for the MD-83 that was traveling from the Burkina Faso capital […]
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    Modot Announces Road Closures For Next Week

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Department of Transportation will periodically close lanes and ramps overnight on I-44 and I-55 in the city next week for resurfacing, weather permitting. Weeknights, crews will close lanes and ramps near the I-44 and I-55 interchange periodically starting at 8 p.m.. Crews will close at least one lane in each […]
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    St. Louis kids stranded in Israel, group leader says everyone’s safe

    A group of St. Louis children are stranded in Israel, but the group leader says everyone’s safe. Jessica Hentoff from Circus Harmony joined Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton on Thursday’s show.
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    S&P Changes Outlook On Illinois’ Credit Rating

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has changed its outlook on Illinois’ credit rating for the worse. The agency Wednesday revised its outlook from “developing” to “negative” on Illinois’ A-minus rating. S&P says the state’s $35.7 billion budget isn’t structurally balanced. It also cites an Illinois Supreme Court ruling that found the […]
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    Development On City’s North Side May Include Hospital

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis developer is moving ahead with plans to build a small hospital on the city’s north side. Paul McKee is the developer of the massive NorthSide Regeneration project aimed at revitalizing an area of north St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that McKee on Wednesday sent a letter […]
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    SSM Health Care And Neurosurgeon Part Ways

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A suburban St. Louis health care company is parting ways with a neurosurgeon who operated on the wrong side of a woman’s brain last year. SSM Health Care and Dr. Armond Levy both confirm that his contract was not renewed. It expires in October. SSM says Levy was not fired and […]
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    Affordable Care Act Contradictory Rulings Discussed

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    Missourians For Safe Transportation Say Yes on Amendment 7

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    Normandy Schools Host Job Fair

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  Although state education officials say they have hired 80 percent of the staff needed for the coming year there are still positions open at the Normandy Schools Collaborative. The Collaborative will hold two job fairs for teachers with the first, Thursday July 24, at Barack Obama Elementary School. Personnel will be […]
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    How Not To Negotiate When Buying A Home

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    Illinois State Police Investigate Highway Robbery

    UNDATED  –  Illinois State Police are investigating an incident on southbound I-55 near Litchfield Tuesday night in which a driver was robbed at gunpoint after pulling off the highway for what he thought was a traffic stop. Unfortunately, it was three suspects impersonating police with a flashing red light on the dashboard of their SUV. […]
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    Is This The End Of The Internet?

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    Town & Country Man Pleads Guilty To Fraud

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis County man who claimed to own land in southeast Missouri that he planned to sell to Wal-Mart has pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud involving more than $1 million in improper loans. Fifty-four-year-old Ronald Roberts of Town and Country was accused of soliciting personal loans for a […]
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    Kansas City Moves Closer To Conceal-Carry Ban

    UNDATED  –  A decision by a City Council committee in Kansas City may move the debate of conceal-carry in Missouri to a new level. The committee has endorsed a measure that would ban people from openly carrying firearms in the Kansas City city limits even for those with conceal-carry permits. A vote on the proposed […]
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    Governor Orders Review Of Missouri Lottery

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered a review of the Missouri Lottery after a decline in the proceeds being transferred to education. The Missouri Lottery had record sales of nearly $1.16 billion during the 2014 budget year that ended June 30. But the amount of money transferred to education declined to […]
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    GM PROFIT 2Q FALLS 85 PCT. ON RECALL COSTS

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line. The automaker posted a net profit of $190 million, or 11 cents per share, including restructuring and recall-related expenses. A year ago GM made $1.26 billion, or 75 cents per share. Without one-time items […]
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    ARIZONA INMATE DIES 2 HOURS AFTER EXECUTION BEGAN

    PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne’s office said Joseph Rudolph Wood was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m., […]
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    COBB OUTDUELS LYNN, TAMPA BAY BEATS ST. LOUIS 3-0

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis right-hander Lance Lynn was at the top of his game on Wednesday night. So was Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb and the Rays beat the Cardinals 3-0. Lynn gave up one earned run over 6 1-3 innings and continued a streak of four strong outings. “Some nights you are […]
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    Firearms ban could be coming to Kansas City, MO.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)   A Kansas City City Council committee has endorsed a measure that would ban people from openly carrying firearms in the city limits. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1ocOFcW ) reports Mayor Sly James has pushed for the ban, noting that the tourist town of Lake Ozark also has voted for a similar […]
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    Mom Ordered to hand over phone after posting pic online of her own son.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (Fox 2 News) – A Missouri mother is ordered to turn over her cell phone after taking a picture of her 7-year-old son during a hospital doctor’s appointment and posting it on social media. Mandi Kay Wilson of Springfield says a security guard told her she had violated federal privacy laws, referred to […]
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    FRAUD SCHEME-SENTENCE

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A St. Joseph woman has been sentenced to five years in federal prison with no parole for stealing nearly $1 million from two companies she partially owned. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday the 63-year-old Vicky Diane McDonell also was ordered to pay more than $940,000 in restitution to Max Pro Consultants, […]
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    Ex-Missouri sheriff indicted in property thefts

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – A southwest Missouri sheriff has been indicted by a federal grand jury on allegations that he stole property recovered in criminal cases and sold a stolen firearm. U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson says in a news release Tuesday that 46-year-old Ronald Snodgrass of El Dorado was charged in a three-count indictment returned […]
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    Lottery funds for education on the decline

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered a review of the Missouri Lottery after a decline in the proceeds transferred to education. The Missouri Lottery had record sales of nearly $1.16 billion during the 2014 budget year that ended June 30. But the amount of money transferred to education declined to $267 […]
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    New loft apartments set to open on Delmar Loop

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – New retail and loft apartments will soon open on the Delmar Loop. Washington University spent 80 million-dollars to build four buildings to house students. The lower levels will house a grocery store and diner. The apartments should open August 7, shortly before the Fall semester. The grocery store and diner […]
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    SSM, doctor involved in surgery error to part ways

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A suburban St. Louis health care company is parting ways with a neurosurgeon who operated on the wrong side of a woman’s brain last year. SSM Health Care and Dr. Armond Levy both confirm that his contract was not renewed. It expires in October. SSM says Levy was not fired and […]
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    St. Louis County man admits to real estate fraud

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis County man who claimed to own land in southeast Missouri that he planned to sell to Wal-Mart has pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud involving more than $1 million in improper loans. Fifty-four-year-old Ronald Roberts of Town and Country was accused of soliciting personal loans for a […]
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    State officials approve change to Normandy transfer policy

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – State education officials are changing the transfer policy for the new Normandy Schools Collaborative. The alteration will allow more students to transfer out of the district. In June the Missouri Board of Education voted to prohibit students who did not attend Normandy in the 2012-13 school year from transferring this […]
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    Groups want more control of IL medical marijuana

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state’s new medical marijuana program. Doctors are gauging whether marijuana’s benefits outweigh its potential for abuse. Nursing homes are deciding whether residents will be able to keep it in their rooms. One hospital briefly […]
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    Governor Jay Nixon joins Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton

    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon joined Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton on Wednesday to talk about a variety of topics including the future of Rams Park, the legalization of marijuana and other issues that may affect you.
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    Illinois lawmaker wants conceal carry reciprocity

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states. The Springfield State Journal-Register reports that state Rep. Brandon Phelps says the law is “too complicated” when it comes to out-of-state gun […]
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    Don Lemon talks about MH17 plane crash, white flags on Brooklyn Bridge

    CNN anchor Don Lemon joined Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton Wednesday to talk about the white flags on the Brooklyn Bridge and the MH17 plane crash. Don is a weekly guest on The Martin Kilcoyne Show. You can hear Don every Wednesday at 11:10 AM.
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    Two Men In Custody For Shooting Three Women and Killing One

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  St. Louis police have arrested and charged two men they say opened fire on three women Sunday afternoon, killing one of them. Twenty five year old Jolice Trice and two other women were shot in the 700 block of Thrush Avenue in the city’s Baden neighborhood. Trice died from her injuries, […]
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    St. Louis County Police Seek Female Murder and Arson Suspect

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  St. Louis County Police continue to ask for the public’s help in locating a woman wanted in connection with a homicide and arson in Northwoods. Thirty six year old Lakieshia Lane is a suspect in a fatal house fire on Sunday, July 6. Northwoods Police responded to the fire in the […]
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    St. Louis brothers sign deal with Modern Family TV show

    Some St. Louis brothers, who are twins, signed a big deal with the television show Modern Family on ABC. The Vines brothers stopped by Studio C in Westport Plaza to chat with Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton on Wednesday’s show.
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    The Rulings on the Affordable Care Act Explained

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    Metro Residents Could See Change In Healthcare Marketplace

    UNDATED  –  There’s another legal battle involving President Barack Obama’s health care law and it could effect many Missouri and Illinois residents. Two federal appeals courts issued opposite rulings on Tuesday regarding a key financing issue. One court, in Washington, D.C. questioned the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people pay their premiums. […]
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    “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, Hits Stages St. Louis

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    Longtime Personal Assistant to Nelson Mandela Tells All

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    Normandy School District Staying Afloat

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – State officials say a struggling St. Louis County school district should be able to make it financially. But they say the first day of class on Aug. 18 will provide a big test of whether a new state oversight program is working at Normandy schools. Normandy schools were reconfigured by […]
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    VA Nurse Pleads Guilty

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A nurse at the Veterans Administration hospital in St. Louis has pleaded guilty to federal charges, admitting that he stole pain medication from the hospital. The nurse, 60-year-old Richard Goldman of Chesterfield, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of theft of U.S. property. He will be sentenced in October. Goldman was […]
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    Normandy To Hold Job Fair

    NORMANDY, Mo. (AP) – The collaborative now running the troubled Normandy School District in St. Louis County will hold a job fair as it seeks new teachers. The fair is planned for Thursday at Barack Obama Elementary School, and Saturday at Lucas Crossing Elementary Complex. Normandy schools were reconfigured by the State Board of Education […]
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    Police Search For Shooter of 14 Year Old

    FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) – Police in St. Louis County are searching for the gunman who shot a 14-year-old boy. KTVI-TV reports that the boy was shot in the stomach Tuesday on Redman Road in north St. Louis County. His condition has not been released. Officers were called to a home after reports of gunfire and […]
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    US PUSHES FOR TRUCE AS GAZA BATTLE RAGES

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state flew into Israel to press top-gear efforts for a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 657 Palestinians and 31 Israelis. Trapped by the fighting in […]
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    ISRAEL, HAMAS BATTLE OVER PUBLIC OPINION ONLINE

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration. Using videos, Twitter, text messages, leaflets and phone calls, both sides have attempted to direct the tone of the fighting — for […]
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    FEDERAL JUDGE TO RULE ON COLORADO GAY MARRIAGE BAN

    DENVER (AP) — A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore’s decision will be in response to a lawsuit by six gay couples who want an […]
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    SURVEY FINDS SHARP INCREASE IN TEEN USE OF HGH

    NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey. In a confidential 2013 survey of 3,705 high school students, being released Wednesday […]
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    WAINWRIGHT STUMBLES, CARDS LOSE 7-2 TO RAYS

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright felt he owed the St. Louis fans an apology after Tuesday night’s 7-2 loss to Tampa Bay. The Cardinals’ right-hander, fresh off a start for the National League in the All-Star game, completely fell apart in the fifth inning, allowing five runs on two hits as the Rays broke […]
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    SEAHAWKS START ATOP AP PRO32 RANKINGS

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings. In balloting by 12 media members who regularly cover the NFL, the top three teams in the AP Pro32 were the Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers and Denver […]
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    Large Morning Show in the Afternoon 7-21-14

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    Giant bottle of Catsup goes up for sale

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that a “For Sale” sign is in front of what’s billed as the “World’s Largest Bottle of Catsup.” It once served as a water tower […]
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    39 Chihuahuas rescued before being dumped onto road

    VAN BUREN, Mo. (AP) – More than three dozen small-breed dogs have been removed from a property in southern Missouri amid reports that the owner planned to dump them along the side of a highway. The Humane Society of Missouri announced the rescue Tuesday. The dogs include 39 Chihuahua and mixed-breed dogs, some of them […]
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    One of rescued basset hound puppies dies

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Some sad news from the Humane Society a day after 10 basset hound puppies were rescued from a Missouri breeding facility. One of the critically ill animals died overnight. Officials say the Animal Cruelty Task Force took possession of the pups from a facility in Douglas County. All of the […]
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    MoDOT to close ramp from I-44 in downtown

    St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – An early warning to weekend drivers on Interstate 44. MoDOT will close the ramp from eastbound Interstate 44 to Walnut Street. Crews will close the ramp at exit 291B, Friday morning at 9 AM, as they complete removal of the old ramp from the Poplar Street Bridge to I-44. The […]
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    Normandy schools to face financial test this year

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – State officials say a struggling St. Louis County school district should be able to make it financially. But they say the first day of class on Aug. 18 will provide a big test of whether a new state oversight program is working at Normandy schools. Normandy schools were reconfigured by […]
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    The largest Catsup bottle is for sale…

    The largest catsup bottle is for sale in Collinsville, IL. Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton talked with President/CEO Mike Gaffmann.
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    Blood Donations Dwindling For American Red Cross

    ST. LOUIS, MO  –  A shortage of donations in the past three months is creating an urgent need for the American Red Cross for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give. Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80-thousand […]
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    Child Poverty Rate Increases In Illinois

    CHICAGO (AP) – A new report says the number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000. The annual survey released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation estimates 347,000 Illinois children live in areas of concentrated poverty. That means more than 1 in 10 children […]
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    Body Of Missing Man Identified

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Authorities have confirmed that a body found over the weekend in the Mississippi River in St. Louis was that of a missing St. Peters man. The body of 47-year-old David Brangenberg was found Saturday morning. He had been missing since July 5. His pickup truck was found in Bridgeton. An investigation […]
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    Illinois Crop Growth Rated Excellent

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois’ corn crop is maturing faster than normal and faring well. The USDA says in its weekly crop-status update that 81 percent of the state’s corn is rated as either good or excellent. Eighty-two percent of the crop is silking, 12 percentage points better than […]
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