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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
Missouri Governor's Office
Associated Press
October 15, 2019 - 1:54 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are developing a public safety campaign aimed at making young people aware of the risks of vaping. Republican Gov. Mike Parson said at a news conference Tuesday that he is directing leaders of the state health, education and public safety departments to...
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© KMOX file photo
The Marc Cox Morning Show
October 15, 2019 - 9:52 am
St. Louis County councilman Mark Harder joins Marc to discuss the latest request from The Loop Trolley for additional tax dollars. “We’re done,” says Harder. Related: The Delmar Loop Trolley Needs More Funding To Stay on Track Not only is the County denying the requests, Harder intends to call on...
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© Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images
The Marc Cox Morning Show
October 15, 2019 - 9:27 am
(KFTK) - Congressman John Shimkus joins the show to discuss his reaction to President Trump pulling troops from northern Syria. He maintains that we abandoned our alleys and it was a, “terrible decision.” Related: Trump loses Metro East ally John Shimkus over Syria decision Shimkus says this...
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(Cardinals Insider)
Digital Content Producer
October 14, 2019 - 5:48 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - The reach of Cardinals Nation has been extended 7,000 miles away to Nanjing, China thanks to a gift from St. Louis which was unveiled Monday. A bronze statue of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright was placed outside a youth ballpark as a gift from St. Louis to its sister...
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(Getty Images)
Digital Content Producer
October 14, 2019 - 2:46 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - The last time a team in the National League Championship Series lost the first two games, then came back to win, Ozzie Smith was making folks go crazy and Willie McGee was the league MVP. The 2019 St. Louis Cardinals are trying to do what Smith, McGee, Jack Clark and company did...
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© Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images
The Marc Cox Morning Show
October 11, 2019 - 9:47 am
Illinois state Representative Dave McSweeney (R-Dist. 52) joins the show to discuss Congressman John Shimkus (R- Dist. 15) pulling support from President Trump over the President’s decision to remove troops from northern Syria. Calling it a, “temper tantrum,” McSweeney says that Rep. Shimkus is now...
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elk
Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 3:37 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Department of Conservation officials say the state's elk herd is on track to be large enough in 2020 for the first hunt in more than a century. The Springfield News-Leader reports that department officials outlined how a hunt will work if the rules get final...
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Digital Content Producer
October 10, 2019 - 10:59 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - As the battle between Democrats and Republicans over impeachment continues on like a heatwave in August, President Trump makes moves to remove U.S. troops from Syria. Just hours after the decision to leave Syrian Kurds to fend for themselves against Turkey, Illinois Congressman...
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#scoopthepoop flags
Springfield, MO Police Department
Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 10:20 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown. The Police Department in Springfield, Missouri, posted photos of the flags in use on its Facebook page...
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