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autism awareness
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August 23, 2019 - 3:38 pm
EUREKA, Mo. (KFTK) — Parents with autistic children know that sensitivity to sound and even certain smells are something they have to prepare for when going out. That's one reason Six Flags will hold its first-ever Autism Awareness Day this weekend. Six Flags St. Louis has partnered with eSpecial...
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Officer Nick Hopkins was shot and killed Friday in East St. Louis
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August 23, 2019 - 12:54 pm
The shooting Friday was the second of an Illinois State trooper this month.
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 23, 2019 - 8:21 am
John Mozena from the Center for Economic Accountability talks about how a new soccer team and stadium could effect the area. It's not necessarily a positive for the local economy. READ MORE HERE
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 23, 2019 - 8:12 am
Brenda Talent , CEO of the Show Me Institute, talks with Marc about a special session on car sales tax. Mostly... why? Talent notes the Governor seems to have a heavy focus on vehicles and the automobile industry. She and Marc discuss why the Governor would prioritize this particular issue.
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August 22, 2019 - 12:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - St. Louis' new professional football team now has a name and logo, following Wednesday's announcement by the XFL. The BattleHawks will take flight in February and there was a mixed reaction on social media as some locals wondered what the connection to the city was. Judging from...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
(KFTK) - It's not just millennials driving distracted. We all contribute. Put down your phones. Vince Poscente , Expert of Focus and Safety, joins the show with some interesting statistics. According to a survey conducted by the Liberty Mutual Group, and reported by Jim Henry in Forbes: "...
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August 21, 2019 - 6:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a law aimed at creating protections for immigrants who rent in Illinois. The law prohibits landlords from evicting or retaliating against tenants based on their immigration status. Landlords are also barred from disclosing or threatening to disclose...
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