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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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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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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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The Marc Cox Morning Show
June 05, 2019 - 8:59 am
Mike LeBlanc joins Marc with the story of the Veteran who inspired "My Dad's Classic Truck Show" coming up on June 23rd. DETAILS HERE
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 10, 2019 - 10:01 am
We had the privilege of speaking with Chad Robichaux, founder of Mighty Oaks Foundation ahead of the 42nd Annual Prayer Breakfast for Greater St. Louis . Robichaux is a former Force Recon Marine and pro-MMA champion. He shares his story of survival, rock bottom and the path to discovering the faith...
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March 22, 2019 - 3:16 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) A veteran was overcome with emotion after the keys to a mortgage-free home were handed over to her. "This is so beautiful!" Army Sgt. Joann Springer said through tears as she took the keys to her first home on Vassar in Dearborn. The home was renovated and furnished through the...
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November 26, 2018 - 11:47 am
As veterans start holiday shopping for gifts to put under the Christmas tree, it may actually be the best time of year to get a gift that is best used for hauling the tree home- a new car or truck.
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