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July 09, 2019 - 5:56 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues have scored another victory — this time, at the Missouri Capitol. Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation Tuesday that authorizes up to $70 million in state subsidies over two decades to help pay for renovations at the arena where the...
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July 09, 2019 - 4:57 pm
(KFTK) - Governor Pritzker dropped the Confederate Railroad band from playing at the Illinois State Fair. A spokeswoman for Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Emily Bittner, said Tuesday that the administration prohibits using state resources "to promote symbols of racism." Related: Illinois cancels band from...
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July 09, 2019 - 4:03 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed legislation that could free hundreds of prisoners who are currently serving mandatory sentences. The bill signed Tuesday exempts some nonviolent offenses from a state law requiring people to serve at least 40%, 50% or 80% of their...
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July 09, 2019 - 3:59 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - The grand jury is going home without charging St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner. As first reported by our partner station KMOX, the special grand jury that's looking into allegations of perjury by Gardner's office has been dissolved – with no new charges against anyone...
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July 09, 2019 - 12:20 pm
(KFTK) - Keep your fingers crossed for a clear night tonight because Saturn will be closer to Earth and look brighter than any other time this year. Tuesday night, the planet will reach "opposition," which means it is on the complete opposite side of Earth than the sun. It will be at its closest...
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July 08, 2019 - 5:14 pm
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (KFTK) — A Chesterfield police officer will compete on tonight's episode of American Ninja Warrior . The Chesterfield Police Department posted on Facebook Monday afternoon with the announcement. Officer Johanna Flushing will compete for the best time in completing the Ninja...
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July 08, 2019 - 3:24 pm
(KFTK) - It's not surprising that a franchise with the second-most World Series Championships in MLB history – the St. Louis Cardinals – are among the most-hated baseball teams in the League. A new report says there are four states that hate the Cards more than any other MLB team. Online betting...
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July 08, 2019 - 3:05 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Get your hands ... er, butt ... on a unique piece of history. The St. Louis Blues announced Monday that fans can purchase their own pair of original arena seats from Enterprise Center. Sales start Friday, June 12, for a limited supply of the chairs. All seats come "as is" and...
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July 08, 2019 - 12:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An appellate court panel ruled Monday that the American Civil Liberties Union can soon begin collecting signatures that would put a new Missouri law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote. A three-judge panel of the state’s Court of Appeals found that...
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July 08, 2019 - 12:16 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri agency is gathering public feedback on a proposed hike in hunting and fishing fees. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that the Conservation Department wants to raise nonresident deer hunting licenses from $225 to $265 starting next year. Nonresidents...
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