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July 22, 2019 - 4:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (BLUES) - The St. Louis Blues and St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced today the return of their national anthem contest. This marks the third year of this collaborative partnership, which gives a soloist or small group an opportunity to perform the anthem prior to a Blues home game...
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bike riders
July 22, 2019 - 1:39 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — As cyclists pedaled through St. Louis Saturday for the World Naked Bike Ride, one onlooker pointed his paintball gun at participants and fired several shots. "Someone was shooting one of the riders with a paintball and that the man appeared to be angry," a volunteer on the...
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The Annie Frey Show
July 22, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Jeanne Ives announced her run for Congress this weekend. “This election is whether you believe in freedom or whether you think big government will solve your problems,” Ives said. After Pritzker won the election as governor, the people of Illinois started to realize how awful it can actually get in...
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pregnant woman
July 22, 2019 - 10:35 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State health officials say more data on pregnancy and babies will be available to the public. The Illinois Department of Public Health says it is adding maternal and child health data to its public health community map . The feature shows information on the quality and...
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July 19, 2019 - 3:10 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are warning drivers to be on the lookout for pavement “blowups” as temperatures soar. The Missouri Department of Transportation says the problem happens when the road surface expands at a crack or joint where moisture has seeped in. KMBC-TV reports that...
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July 19, 2019 - 2:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP/KFTK) — The morning of July 19, 2018, had that feel Midwesterners are familiar with: That still, sticky air hinting a stormy day ahead. The National Weather Service would confirm it when it issued a severe thunderstorm watch for southwest Missouri at 11:24 a.m., stretching...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
July 19, 2019 - 8:50 am
Mike Ferguson manned the fort for Marc this morning. Thanks, Mike! Here are some of the great interviews from the morning. Patrick Ishmael , Director of Government Accountability at the Show Me Institute on Bayer expansion: Cassie Smedile , National Press Secretary for the RNC on the President's...
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July 18, 2019 - 5:32 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - The Stanley Cup is coming back to town and will arrive just after 9 a.m. Friday for a three-day stay, according to the Cup's chaperone. The keeper of the Cup, Phil Pritchard will chaparone the trophy as it spends Friday through Sunday with one of the St. Louis Blues coaches, a...
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St. Louis Police Officer William Olsten
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July 18, 2019 - 2:55 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis police officer has been charged with three felony counts of third-degree assault accusing him of pepper-spraying protesters and a videographer in 2017. Charges were filed Tuesday against William Olsten. Prosecutors said the incident happened in September 2017...
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