Sam Masterson
November 20, 2020 - 11:07 am
Although the numbers from the opening weekend of deer season in Missouri were a bit lower than year's past, it was still a very successful hunt for one man in the state.
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Pearl Harbor
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Associated Press
August 06, 2020 - 1:13 pm
Nearly eight decades after he was killed in the attack at Pearl Harbor that launched the U.S. into World War II, a Missouri man has been laid to rest next to his parents.
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October 31, 2019 - 10:15 am
Join 97.1 FM Talk at the Veterans Parade in Florissant, MO on November 10th! Parade steps off at 1p at Bangert Park on Florissant Road. Be sure to join in the celebration and show your support for our local heroes. 97.1 FM Talk's very own Tony Colombo will served as the parade emcee. Sponsored by...
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July 30, 2019 - 11:10 am
(KFTK) - Chris Kelley's desire to knock Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District representative Ilhan Omar from her seat came after she described the September 11 attacks as "some people did something," earlier this year. The 27-year veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserves and 20-year veteran of...
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July 22, 2019 - 8:33 am
(KFTK) - A former Navy SEAL had to pause his morning run for a few moments when he saw an American Flag that had become partially disconnected from its flag pole in Virginia. Now the video of him fixing it is going viral on social media. Dom Raso, who has more than 100,000 followers on Instagram...
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tuskegee airmen
© Tori Schneider/Tallahassee Democrat
July 02, 2019 - 12:05 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who was unable to finish high school but went on to serve as crew chief for the famed Tuskegee Airman has received an honorary diploma nearly 80 years after leaving high school. The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that James Shipley got the diploma in a...
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(Moss Funeral Home)
June 27, 2019 - 2:14 pm
(KFTK) - Nearly 80 years after Navy Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class William A. "Billy" Klasing was killed on the battleship USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor, the St. Louis-area native's remains will be coming home to be laid to rest this weekend. And the community is working together to...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:18 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP/KFTK) — World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Friend's daughter, Karen Friend Crumlich, told The Desert Sun her father died Friday at a Southern California hospital. RIP to one of...
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