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June 05, 2019 - 2:59 pm
On the latest episode of the first eleven we catch up with the St. Louis FC. My guests are Brian Jones, the Goal Keeper coach and winger Austin Martz. Download the First Eleven today at KMOX.com/soccer and Radio.com. This is "The First Eleven" podcast presented by Bud Light, game day’s favorite...
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(Photos courtesy of St. Charles County authorities)
June 05, 2019 - 2:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - During a press conference Wednedsay, the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney charged 61-year-old Earl Webster Cox with first-degree murder, kidnapping and sodomy in the abduction, and rape in the 1993 case of 9-year-old Angie Housman. Housman was abducted in November 1993 as...
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wind power
June 05, 2019 - 2:44 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utility regulators have approved the acquisition of a large wind energy project by a Chicago firm. The decision Wednesday by the state Public Service Commission was a necessary step for Invenergy to buy the rights to construct the proposed Grain Belt Express...
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police lights
June 05, 2019 - 2:32 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police will undergo sensitivity training following allegations that some current and former officers posted racist, violent, homophobic and anti-Muslim statements on Facebook. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards said Tuesday that...
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June 05, 2019 - 1:33 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - Severe storms that could produce hail and damaging winds are expected in the St. Louis area, Wednesday afternoon and into the evening. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for numerous counties across Missouri and Illinois until...
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Gardein vegan meat
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June 05, 2019 - 12:47 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Settlement discussions are under way over a lawsuit challenging a Missouri measure making it a misdemeanor crime to promote plant-based food products as “meat.” A federal court document dated Monday says attorneys for Missouri and vegetarian food entities who sued are...
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Planned Parenthood protestors
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Kevin Killeen
June 05, 2019 - 12:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — An attorney for Planned Parenthood asks a judge to order the state of Missouri to renew the license of its Central West End abortion clinic. The license expired Friday, but Judge Michael Stelzer has kept the clinic open termporarily to hear more arguments. At a hearing today,...
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Missouri State Highway Patrol car
Missouri State Highway Patrol
June 05, 2019 - 12:23 pm
CAMERON, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a man who shot at a trooper and two people in other vehicles along an interstate died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The St. Joseph News-Press reports the patrol identified the man who died after the shootings on Friday as 26-year-old...
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Marijuana and a gavel together for many legal concepts on the drug.
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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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money growth
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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