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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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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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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 09, 2019 - 6:11 am
(KFTK) - Allison Davis’ post about her son's suspension has gone viral. Apparently, the same kid bullied Drew for years before he finally had enough. Although the Springfield, Mo area school was notified, and there was video evidence, Davis claims the school failed to handle the situation. She...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 06, 2019 - 9:06 am
Our friend Eric joins the show today to discuss another opportunity to give back to those in need during the holiday season. Walnut Grill has teamed up with Friends of Kids with Cancer for a toy drive! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE Marc will be at the Ellisville location on Wednesday between 5-7 pm;...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 06, 2019 - 8:32 am
Missouri Senator Bill Eigel wants to remind voters to pay attention to what their lawmakers are trying to do before the new session begins in January. He spoke to Marc Cox this morning.
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 06, 2019 - 7:22 am
(KFTK) - The Loop Trolley has been a money pit since day one. They’re now facing a shut down on December 29. Bi-State Development Agency seems to be the only chance for a reopening in 2020. Bi-State operates MetroLink and the Metro bus system. Taxpayer advocate Tom Sullivan joins the show to...
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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt
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Digital Content Producer
December 05, 2019 - 3:58 pm
CAMERON, Mo. (KFTK) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is supporting a high school's head football coach who led his team in prayer. This comes after the Freedom from Religion Foundation complained to the superintendent of Cameron R-1 schools. Their letter, sent on October 28, claims Cameron...
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Digital Content Producer
December 05, 2019 - 11:02 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - 971Talk hosts Marc Cox and Annie Frey discuss the news of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked committee chairs to proceeds with articles of impeachment against President Trump. Related: THEY'RE ALL IN: Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump © 2019 KMOX (Entercom...
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