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September 04, 2019 - 7:57 am
CLAYTON (KFTK) - St. Louis County police say the man shot by a Richmond Heights officer near the Galleria over the weekend had his weapon raised. "He discharged his firearm and he struck [Terry] Tillman in the torso," said St. Louis County police spokesman Benjamin Granda. "At that point in time,...
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The Randy Tobler Show
September 03, 2019 - 7:00 am
Jon Jerome joins Randy to preview a charity coat event for veterans and active-duty miliatry members put on by HeroesCare HeroesCare is hosting the event on September 7, at the VFW Post at 10817 Midland Blvd, 63114. 9am-1pm Over 2000 brand-new coats were donated for the cause. Each veteran will get...
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August 30, 2019 - 4:07 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Illinois GOP Rep. John Shimkus announced Friday on our partner station, KMOX that he will not run for reelection in 2020. Shimkus was joined in the KMOX studio by his wife Karen, who says since their three boys are now raised and mostly out of the house, it's time for a change...
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August 29, 2019 - 4:44 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (KFTK) - The actions of a young man have sparked somewhat of a manhunt by the Independence Police Department. But this time they're not looking to arrest anyone, it's because one officer wants to buy that man dinner. It was pouring down rain over the weekend as Officer Joe Holt...
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August 29, 2019 - 4:33 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - You have probably heard Sue talk about the WAZE traffic app, so we had her do this video to explain a bit about what it is, what it can do, and how you can join our 97.1 Wazer traffic team! Waze is essentially a GPS traffic app that shows you traffic conditions on your commute,...
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August 29, 2019 - 1:50 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - Stray Rescue of St. Louis with the help of donations from the community has purchased a brand new wheelchair allowing "Scooch" to run around, less than a month after the dog with paralyzed back legs was found abandoned underneath a vacant St. Louis area house. You can watch the...
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August 29, 2019 - 11:33 am
St. Louis does Labor Day right. There are festivals celebrating foreign cultures from Japan to Greece. There are concerts at the zoo and the Landing. There are grapes to stomp into wine, art to buy from a fair, and even a weekend-long Cardinals series worth getting excited about. Here are the best...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 29, 2019 - 8:31 am
Taking away guns from law abiding citizens isn’t going to solve the violence problem in the city. Local leaders in St. Louis are looking for easy solutions, low hanging fruit. Anyone willing to open fire at other humans has been raised wrong. They are lacking basic human decency. They are criminals...
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