Posts Tagged: ktrs

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Former congressman in court on possible contempt charge

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Former Congressman Aaron Schock and his attorneys appeared in Springfield federal court this week for a hearing to dete...
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Rauner signs bill to allow hiring preference for veterans

( KTRS ) Private employers in Illinois can now give preference to veterans when hiring new workers. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the Veterans Preference i...
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More than 60 cigarette-recycling bins installed in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO ( KTRS ) Tired of discarded cigarette butts littering St. Louis streets and sidewalks, several organizations have partnered to install 6...
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S. Illinois woman missing 9 days found in thicket of woods

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) – A southern Illinois woman missing for nine days has been found in a thicket of woods. The Southern Illinoisan reports (h...
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Police: Suspect arrested in Florissant shooting.

( KTRS ) Police report that they have arrested a man they believe was involved in a shooting in North County. Authorities say that 21 yr old Bryson E...
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Rauner praises House vote to block lawmaker pay raise

( KTRS ) Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is praising a vote by the Illinois House of Representatives to block a contentious pay raise for lawmakers. The ...
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Gov. Nixon sets special election to fill Missouri House vacancies

( KTRS )  – Special elections have been scheduled to replace three Missouri lawmakers who resigned. One vacancy comes after former Republican H...
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Illinois hosted 109.4M visitors in 2014, up 3.5 percent

CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014. The Illinois Department of Commerce ...
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Missouri bills on financial aid for some immigrants disputed

( KTRS ) The status of legislation to block scholarships and financial aid for Missouri students whose parents brought them illegally to the U.S. is b...
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Mother of 3 yr old admits making up story about shooting

St. Louis, MO ( KTRS ) St. Louis police say a woman who claimed that she and a 3-year-old girl were injured in a drive-by shooting is now admitting th...