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Digital Content Producer
August 22, 2019 - 4:31 pm
(KFTK/AP) — At least 27 people have been arrested in the last month for threatening mass shootings, including in Missouri and Illinois, CNN reports . The Missouri case was when a man walked into the Walmart in Springfield with a gun. He was charged with making a terrorist threat. The Illinois case...
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Pritzker signs teacher salary legislation
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Digital Content Producer
August 22, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Former Gov. Bruce Rauner last year vetoed a bill that would have raised the minimum salary for full-time public school teachers to $40,000 within five years.
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Digital Content Producer
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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Digital Content Producer
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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Digital Content Producer
August 20, 2019 - 5:10 pm
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP/KFTK) — A newly elected St. Louis County councilwoman has been sworn into office using a Dr. Seuss book. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the council doesn’t require members to be sworn in on a Bible, and newly elected 2nd District member Kelli Dunaway chose “Oh, the Places...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 19, 2019 - 6:42 am
Illinois State Senator Martin Sandoval held a fundraiser. This happened. Stay classy. A political fundraiser for @SenatorSandoval simulates an assassination attempt against a mock @realDonaldTrump decked out in Mexican garb. Looks like a man pointed a fake assault weapon at the fake President to...
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August 15, 2019 - 3:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - It's unclear what information we're going to learn on Tuesday, when it's officially announced that St. Louis has earned a Major League Soccer franchise . But one thing that may come from it is the name of St. Louis' team. While something simple like St. Louis United, St. Louis...
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