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Fred Bodimer
April 16, 2019 - 2:34 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The American College of Physicians is out with a new set of guidelines meant to provide clarity to existing and sometimes conflicting mammography screening guidelines. But it appears to have only added to the confusion. "The American Cancer Society currently recommends average...
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April 15, 2019 - 2:39 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP/KMOX) - Fans of morels are salivating thanks to a wet and gradually warming spring in Missouri that promises a bountiful haul of the wild mushrooms. Ron Cook, who tracks the wild mushrooms, is predicting an ``epic morel season in Missouri.'' ``The conditions are really right...
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April 15, 2019 - 1:55 pm
(KMOX) - Fisher-Price is recalling 4.7 million baby rockers due to "over 30 infant fatalities." Consumers should immediately stop using all models of Fisher-Price's Rock 'n Play sleepers, and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher. The recall notes: "Since the 2009 product introduction, over...
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April 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Filing taxes can be stressful, but one way to unwind is to cash in on some major deals on Tax Day. Several businesses around the country are rewarding taxpayers with free treats, discounted meals and even free massages. Planet Fitness: free massages for members and non-members,...
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April 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
(KMOX) - Artists might want to begin designing a new layout for the stars on the American flag as politicians in Illinois propose turning the Windy City into the 51st state. The group of Republican lawmakers signing onto HR0101 feel Chicago and the state are at odds with each other when it comes to...
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April 15, 2019 - 9:55 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - If you have diced melon in the fridge, it may be best to take it back to the store. There's a 17 state recall for pre-sliced melon that was processed at an Indianapolis plant, after 93 total cases have been reported in the outbreak. The melon from Caito Foods was sold at Kroger,...
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April 15, 2019 - 1:36 am
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — Police in Collinsville are looking for a man who robbed a bank Sunday afternoon. It happened at U.S. Bank on Beltline west of Route 159 at about 2 in the afternoon. Police say the suspect demanded money and showed the clerk a gun in his waistband. The suspect ran off...
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FILE - In a March 13, 2019 file photo, an American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 sits at a boarding gate at LaGuardia Airport in New York. American Airlines is canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
April 14, 2019 - 1:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines announced Sunday that it was canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The announcement made American the second major carrier to cancel Max flights through the busy summer season. Southwest...
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Accident on I-44 (via Eureka Fire)
April 13, 2019 - 9:22 pm
EUREKA (KMOX) - Crews spent much of Saturday on I-44 after a crash involving multiple tractor-trailers between Eureka and Pacific. Drivers called the KMOX newsroom to report major back-ups in the westbound lanes, which were closed for much of Saturday afternoon and evening. The eastbound lanes had...
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