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Tom Franklin
December 12, 2018 - 7:24 am
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KMOX) — A Florissant teenager is moving on to the finals of "The Voice." Kennedy Holmes advanced last night following a sing-off with two other contestants on the NBC singing competition show. The 14-year-old is the first from the St. Louis area to make it to "The Voice" finale...
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Joe Maddon grumpy
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December 12, 2018 - 6:47 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt's move from Arizona to St. Louis made Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts so happy, he was smelling roses. Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon, not so much. St. Louis acquired the six-time All-Star first baseman from the Diamondbacks last week for pitcher Luke...
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Kevin Killeen
December 11, 2018 - 4:13 pm
Ministers upset, airport director responds
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St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo
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December 11, 2018 - 1:39 pm
Former Blues enforcer Cam Janssen tells Tom Ackerman it better be someone from the Florida Panthers... tonight at Enterprise Center. The Blues Gameday Podcast is available now, presented by American Eagle Credit Union . Related: Sanford, Bortuzzo Fight at St. Louis Blues Practice Monday And here's...
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Kids looking at smartphone screens
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Fred Bodimer
December 11, 2018 - 1:10 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A new study finds children's brains are impacted by heavy screen time. This ongoing study, featured recently on 60 Minutes , examined children who use smart devices, like smartphones or tablets, or play video games for more than 7 hours daily. MRI scans showed the thinning...
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Jason Mraz with Melissa Taliaferro
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December 11, 2018 - 12:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) — Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz was at St. Louis Children's Hospital on Sunday to serenaded some patients and their families. One of the lucky audience members was a Kansas high school senior who is hospitalized in St. Louis while awaiting a second double-lung transplant. The...
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Prescription pain RX medication pills spilled out of an amber pharmacy medicine bottle on a pharmacy counter
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Tom Franklin
December 11, 2018 - 10:53 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Missouri is now the 46th state where you can safely drop off unwanted medications at a drug store year-round. Governor Mike Parson joined Walgreens in announcing safe medication disposal kiosks throughout Missouri. The intent is to keep unwanted medications from being...
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Sheriff Jimmy Bench
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Tom Franklin
December 11, 2018 - 8:23 am
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (KMOX) — Pulaski County, Missouri Sheriff Jimmy Bench is mourning the loss of his foster son to drugs. The central Missouri sheriff wrote a heartfelt letter in response to the death of Ryan Bench, in an attempt to help families who may be struggling with addiction issues of their...
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Critics Choice Awards
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Brett Blume
December 11, 2018 - 7:42 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The nominees for the 24th Annual Critics' Choice Awards are out, and a KMOX host helped pick them. Mark Reardon is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association. In a conversation with Brett Blume, Reardon discusses the difference between the Golden Globes and Critics'...
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Josh Hawley
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December 11, 2018 - 7:12 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Attorney General's Office is pushing back against allegations that Josh Hawley misused public resources to boost his successful U.S. Senate campaign as the secretary of state investigates him. First Assistant and Solicitor General John Sauer in a Monday...
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