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June 05, 2019 - 12:08 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Columbia man who is a lobbyist for drug reform policies and has donated more than $25,000 to Missouri political campaigns is among nine people indicted in an alleged marijuana distribution scheme. Eapen Thampy, 35, was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on felony charges...
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June 05, 2019 - 12:04 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri revenues continue to exceed expectations for the year. State Budget Director Dan Haug on Wednesday announced fiscal year-to-date revenues increased by 2.1% as of May. That’s compared to the same time frame last year. Gov. Mike Parson and lawmakers were banking on...
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June 05, 2019 - 10:24 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - One of the biggest St. Louis Blues fans out there, and a girl who's been a source of inspiration for the team in these playoffs , is getting her own bobblehead. Laila Anderson, the 11-year-old who is currently fighting Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is being honored by the...
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June 05, 2019 - 9:47 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Lous Blues have been holding a continuous 50/50 raffle that began at the start of the Stanley Cup Final and it will be the LARGEST POT in Blues history. The raffle will run through the end of the Final and a winner will be pulled one hour after the last game is completed...
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Fred Bodimer
June 05, 2019 - 4:17 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The worst measles outbreak in 27 years continues to grow -- despite repeated pleas for people to get vaccinated. Missouri and Illinois are two of the 26 states that have recorded cases of the measles so far this year. 41 new cases nationally last week. 981 total in the United...
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St. Louis Cardinals fan Greg Hess puts on a poncho as rain begins to fall and a tarp covers the field before the scheduled start of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
June 05, 2019 - 2:23 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cincinnati starter Luis Castillo knew he had good stuff. After giving up a leadoff home run and a single to the first two batters and walking four guys in the first three innings, he settled down and showed it. Castillo pitched one-run ball over six innings, Yasiel Puig homered and...
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BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Bruins reached the Stanley Cup Final despite a run of regular-season injuries that prevented anyone on the roster from playing all 82 games. Now comes the real test. The Bruins are preparing for Game 5 against the St. Louis Blues without captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara, who did not return after he was hit in the face by a deflected puck on Monday night. The St. Louis Blues won 4-2 to even the series at two games apiece. Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy offered no update on Chara's condition after arriving in Boston on Tuesday except to say the 2009 Norris Trophy winner was on his way to see a doctor. The fact that Chara returned for the third period wearing a full face shield — and never got back on the ice — suggests it is more than the lost tooth or busted lip that usually only keeps a hockey player out long enough to get it stitched up. "Right now, I've got nothing," Cassidy said. "But we don't play for two more days." Although the 42-year-ol
June 05, 2019 - 2:01 am
BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Bruins reached the Stanley Cup Final despite a run of regular-season injuries that prevented anyone on the roster from playing all 82 games. Now comes the real test. WATCH: Reactions in the KMOX booth to Blues Game 4 win The Bruins are preparing for Game 5 against...
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Anti-abortion advocates gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in St. Louis. A judge is considering whether the clinic, Missouri's only abortion provider, can remain open. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
June 05, 2019 - 1:41 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic is at stake in a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in St. Louis. Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer will hear testimony in a hearing on Planned Parenthood's request for a preliminary injunction that would keep open its abortion clinic in St...
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Michael Calhoun
June 04, 2019 - 6:16 pm
SAN ANTONIO (KMOX) — Local political, university and business leaders are in south Texas this week to position St. Louis as a prime place for mapping technology companies to settle. They're at the annual GEOINT conference, which is centered all around the latest geospatial, or mapping, technology...
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June 04, 2019 - 4:20 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the carjacking and death of a high school football coach. The U.S. attorney’s office in St. Louis says 23-year-old Floyd Barber pleaded guilty Tuesday to four counts, including using a firearm in a carjacking in which...
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