Metro East

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Digital Content Producer
October 10, 2019 - 10:59 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - As the battle between Democrats and Republicans over impeachment continues on like a heatwave in August, President Trump makes moves to remove U.S. troops from Syria. Just hours after the decision to leave Syrian Kurds to fend for themselves against Turkey, Illinois Congressman...
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road work ahead sign on highway
Digital Content Producer
September 18, 2019 - 4:12 pm
The closure is necessary, according to IDOT, in order to make bridge repairs.
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Charles Glenn sings the national anthem at the St. Louis Blues games
St. Louis Blues
August 15, 2019 - 3:54 pm
MADISON, Ill. (KFTK) — He is a beloved St. Louis icon. He sang the national anthem prior to the puck drop at St. Louis Blues home games for 19 years. And now, Charles Glenn is coming to World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, on Aug. 24 to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” before the...
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August 13, 2019 - 5:18 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KFTK) — St. Louisans now have a more affordable way to get to Sarasota, Fla. Allegiant Airlines is announcing nonstop service from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Belleville to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. The new, two-days-a-week service starts in time for...
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alton flooding
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July 29, 2019 - 12:55 pm
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Weather officials say the Mississippi River has fallen below flood stage in two badly-affected southwestern Illinois cities for the first time in months. The National Weather Service’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services says the river measured below flood stage in Alton and...
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