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(Radio.com)
April 19, 2019 - 5:45 am
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — It wasn't a routine day for a sheriff's officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago. Video from a body camera taken Wednesday shows the bewildered Cook County officer radioing: "There's a donkey in the middle of I-90." The officer...
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(Cahokia Police)
April 18, 2019 - 3:56 pm
CAHOKIA, Ill. (KMOX) - A Cahokia Illinois Police officer made a life-changing experience happen on Wednesday after he decided not to write a ticket for someone driving without a license on expired plates. Officer Roger Gemoules pulled the driver over who explained that he was out of options because...
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April 16, 2019 - 10:53 am
THOMSON, Ill. (AP) - A nontraditional family of bald eagles is caring for three eaglets that hatched this spring in a nest along the Mississippi River near Fulton, Illinois. A webcam is allowing fans around the world to watch the interactions of the trio two males and a female. Stewards of the...
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April 12, 2019 - 11:24 am
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - A woman has filed a lawsuit alleging an Illinois hospital paid her $2,000 to have an abortion after she was mistakenly administered a drug that could cause birth defects. The Journal Star in Peoria reports Reneizha Morris' lawsuit was filed Thursday against UnityPoint Health-...
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April 02, 2019 - 9:02 am
The Annie Frey Show, FM Newstalk 97.1, and Illinois Policy invite you to attend the Taxpayer Town Hall on Tuesday, April 9 at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. Host Annie Frey will join Adam Schuster, budget and tax research director at the Illinois Policy Institute, for a Q&A session about...
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April 08, 2019 - 2:21 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFTK) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker recently signed into law HB 345 , which bans the sale of tobacco and related products to those under the age of 21. Illinois is the first state in the Midwest to adopt “Tobacco 21.” On July 1, Illinois and Virginia will become the eighth and...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 02, 2019 - 6:07 am
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March 29, 2019 - 3:53 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFTK) — With the help of four elementary students and a state rep, Ski soda might just become the official state soda of Illinois. This week, kids from Germantown Elementary School visited State Rep. Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and went before the House State Government...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
March 26, 2019 - 10:09 am
The rule in Illinois is you must have a FOID card to keep a firearm in your home. A judge ruled this unconstitutional after a woman was charged for having a shotgun in her home without a FOID card, despite being eligible. Self-defense is a basic right and the central component to the Second...
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March 20, 2019 - 10:39 am
LITCHFIELD, Ill. (KFTK) - Police in a small Metro East town are warning residents about a bag of blue meth discovered in the area – which resembles a drug made famous in a popular TV show. In Litchfield, Ill., about 50 miles northeast of St. Louis, police say they seized about 10 grams of...
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