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The Marc Cox Morning Show
February 11, 2019 - 9:56 am
Better Together STL (#BailoutTogether) withdraws their merger petition with intent to refile. Could it have something to do with the original plan automatically crowning Stenger king of the region? It’s a No Merger Minute: 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report City of St. Louis, Missouri
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
February 11, 2019 - 9:39 am
Rodney and Marc talk about the financial perspectives that could be if the City/County merger goes through. The city owes more than 1 billion dollars and who’s going to help pay that off? If the merger happens those debt numbers will become the county’s problem too. The merger is still a bad idea…
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February 08, 2019 - 4:59 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK/AP) - Defendant Trenton Forster of St. Louis has been found guilty of first-degree murder for killing St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder in October 2016. The 20-year-old was convicted Friday of first-degree murder in the October 2016 killing of 33-year-old Blake Snyder...
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February 08, 2019 - 11:36 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (FM NewsTalk 97.1/AP) — The Illinois Senate voted Thursday to hike the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour within six years, quickly advancing a top campaign promise of the newly elected Democratic governor in a major industrial state that hasn't raised the pay floor in nearly a...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
February 08, 2019 - 8:36 am
Missouri Rep. Nick Schroer took time from his busy schedule to speak with Marc about the controversy surrounding the Sunshine law. Some people argue that the Sunshine law should not allow all access, rather a lot of access with a few safe guards. Listen to their conversation here:
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
February 08, 2019 - 5:13 am
Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend! Stream us on YouTube: Show podcast: Guest lineup: Jennifer Kushinka at 6:37 Jessica Ditto at 6:48 Annie Frey at 7:10 Nick Schroer at 7:37 Jim Carafano at 8:20 Cassie Smedile at 8:37 Today's bumper music: 5 AM Kongos- Come With Me Now Frank Sinatra- Fly Me To...
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The Annie Frey Show
February 07, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth said the president didn’t pull a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde during the speech like Chuck Schumer said on the SOTU. In fact, Trump spoke to both parties about unifying for the American people throughout the night. The Congresswoman was very impressed with what the...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
February 07, 2019 - 10:13 am
The city of Chicago is turning to the suburbs for a new source of cash. Sound familiar? It's a No Merger Minute.
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February 06, 2019 - 5:29 pm
St. Louisans lined the roadways to say goodbye to a fallen warrior. From the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, along I-270 into Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in south St. Louis County there were hundreds of motorist pulled over as part of an impromptu display of respect and remembrance for...
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The Annie Frey Show
February 06, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Illinois Policy Institute offers a game plan in advance of Pritzker's Feb. 20 budget address. The 2020 Budget Solutions addresses balancing the state budget and will provide paths to pay off debt and cut taxes. Here is the press release from Illinois Policy: PRESS RELEASE from the ILLINOIS POLICY...
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