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August 14, 2019 - 9:07 am
(KMOX) - Taking nothing away from what 23-year-old Jack Flaherty is currently doing for the St. Louis Cardinals , but this is the perfect opportunity to salute Hall of Famer Bob Gibson and put his performance during the summer of 1968 into perspective. In Tuesday night's win for St. Louis in Kansas...
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Fred Bodimer
August 14, 2019 - 8:58 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Barnes-Jewish Hospital is about to double the size of its Neuro-Critical Care unit -- making it one of the largest in the nation. Barnes-Jewish already had a neuro-critical care unit on its tenth floor -- but just finished more than doubling its capacity -- with a new unit on the...
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August 14, 2019 - 3:36 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — More frustration in the Central West End as Lindell is closed at Union...again...as repairs are made to a recently installed sewer main. MSD is back on site after it says some gaskets failed on the 36-inch sewer main they replaced just a couple of weeks ago . The district says it...
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Michael Calhoun
August 13, 2019 - 4:42 pm
CHESTERFIELD (KMOX) -- A food and agriculture processing giant plans to set up global headquarters in the St. Louis area -- and this one should be a familar name. Bunge North America has long been based in west St. Louis County. Late Tuesday, the company announced that Bunge's world headquarters...
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Wooden gavel lying on table by judge's chair in courtroom
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August 13, 2019 - 4:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two former St. Louis assistant prosecutors have been disciplined for their role in a cover-up of a police officer's assault of a handcuffed man. Missouri Supreme Court judges on Tuesday unanimously agreed to block former assistant circuit attorneys Ambry Schuessler and Katherine...
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August 13, 2019 - 3:42 pm
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOX) updated 1 p.m. Friday— Summer vacation will be a little longer for the Granite City Community Unit 9 District because of Monday's massive rainfall. Superintendent James Greenwald told KMOX Friday that the clean up effort is not yet complete, and school will not start on...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. right, embraces Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., at a booth at the Iowa State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 13, 2019 - 3:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is planning to hold a reproductive rights town hall in St. Louis, home of Missouri's last remaining abortion clinic. A new state law bans most abortions at the eighth week of pregnancy. But the restrictions have yet to take...
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west nile virus spread by mosquito
August 13, 2019 - 3:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health says a Chicago resident in his 70s is the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the state this year. It said Tuesday the man became ill in late July. Department Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike says, “West Nile virus can cause...
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August 13, 2019 - 3:03 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - This week was the start of high school football practice in Missouri and two St. Louis-area teams have just learned they will be playing in front of a national audience next month. The CBC Cadets and De Smet Spartans matchup on Sept. 20 was selected as one of just 11 games in the...
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