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Hundreds of protesters rally for a $15 an hour minimum wage on Sept. 4, 2014 in Chicago. The battle for a higher minimum wage is epxected to continue in 2015. (Photo by Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
February 14, 2019 - 6:23 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House could vote on a plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2025. Democrats who control the General Assembly are moving quickly because Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants to sign the measure into law before he proposes his first annual budget. That's scheduled for...
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Megan Lynch
February 14, 2019 - 5:00 am
St. Louis, MO (KMOX) - The suicide of a Kansas City police officer has a local group pleading for other men and women in uniform to seek help. "We are doubling and maybe even tripling the number of officers killed by suicide than by violence," points out Tom Lake. Lake is Vice President of Project...
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February 13, 2019 - 5:26 pm
He faces four weapons charges.
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February 13, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Spread the love this Valentine's Day to some kids who really need it!
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Fred Bodimer
February 13, 2019 - 1:29 pm
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) — New influenza cases are way up in St. Charles County. For the week ending February 9th, there were 604 newly reported flu cases. That's up from 396 new cases the week before. There have been 17-hundred reported flu cases in St. Charles County so far this season. New flu...
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February 13, 2019 - 12:55 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says crews are still working to clean up and identify the cause of an oil pipeline leak in St. Charles County. Agency spokesman Brian Quinn said contractors for the pipeline company, TransCanada Corp., are assessing an...
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Maria Keena
February 13, 2019 - 11:59 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Saint Louis Police releasing more information on the officer who fired his weapon, following a disturbance call, Tuesday night in the Bevo neighborhood in south Saint Louis. Police say it happened around 7:30 p.m. Officers were talking to someone who called police for a...
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Maria Keena
February 13, 2019 - 11:17 am
FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOX) — A McCluer High School student is in custody after allegedly bringing a loaded gun on campus Tuesday. Florissant Police say school officials and the police resource officer immediately found the student and the handgun. That student is now in custody as the St. Louis County...
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Tom Franklin
February 13, 2019 - 10:51 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Gloria, I think the Blues have got the league's number. There's been a lot to celebrate with the St. Louis Blues lately. The Bluenote are on a seven-game winning streak and, since New Year's Day, sport a 13-4-1 record. But aside from entertaining hockey, fans have also...
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Apr 13, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinal former player Lou Brock in attendance for the game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Tom Franklin
February 13, 2019 - 10:10 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — You're invited to spend an evening with St. Louis Cardinals legends Lou Brock and Keith Hernandez. The two will take part in an exclusive Speaker Series event on Thursday, April 18 at 6 p.m. at Busch Stadium. Together, they will share stories of their friendship and careers...
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