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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker
Illinois Policy
December 16, 2019 - 11:14 am
ILLINOIS (KFTK/Illinois Policy) -- Illinois tax collectors will be busy in 2020, with state government resolved to continue the failed strategy it has pursued for a decade now: take more taxes from state residents without fixing state finances through spending reform.
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 16, 2019 - 9:21 am
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt joins the show to discuss the efforts from his office concerning crime and safety. Carjacking crimes are on the rise and currently, there is no uniform way to charge the offenders. AG Schmitt believes we need mandatory penalties that fit the crime. AG Schmitt...
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snow, St. Louis, Monday, Dec 16
(National Weather Service)
Digital Content Producer
December 16, 2019 - 8:12 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - The winter weather is expected to pick up in intensity again on Monday as many area schools are already closed and MoDOT warning St. Louis area residents to stay off the roads. AccuWeather meteorologist Dean DeVore says the total snow and sleet accumulations from Sunday through...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 13, 2019 - 10:21 am
Missouri Senator Bill Eigel joins the show to discuss this SJR44 aimed at eliminating the personal property tax in Missouri. Sick of paying the Missouri government for a vehicle you've already paid taxes on? How can you help? Sen. Eigel asks you call your local representative and voice your support...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 13, 2019 - 10:11 am
Entercom Radio with the United States Marine Corps (USMC), Semper Fi Society, Toys for Tots and our community partners, the inaugural year of the 36-hour Bikes for Tykes drive will take place from 6:00 am Friday, December 8th until 6:00 pm Saturday, December 9th, 2017.
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Associated Press
December 11, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PATTON, Mo. (AP) - A southeast Missouri school district was flooded with complaints over the latest school-sponsored raccoon hunt, a tradition that dates back 37 years. The Banner Press reports that more than 2,200 people across the country signed an online petition to end this weekend's "FFA coon...
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classroom, students, teacher
Digital Content Producer
December 10, 2019 - 8:02 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — A teacher in the Mehlville School District is on administrative leave while the district investigates an assignment that included pricing slaves. Fifth-grade students at Blades Elementary School in south St. Louis County last week were given a westward expansion assignment that...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 09, 2019 - 8:04 am
Local veteran, Command Sergeant Major (ret.) Tom Satterly , joins the show to discuss his latest book, “ All Secure ”. The book explores the complexities of service members returning to their families after sacrificing everything for their country. Satterly and his wife Jen, co-founded the ALL...
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