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Jack buck awards
Tom Ackerman
November 27, 2019 - 1:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The 50th Jack Buck Awards at the Missouri Athletic Club is lining up to be one of the best nights in the history of the dinner, which started in 1970 when KMOX sports director Jack Buck decided the city needed a way to celebrate the year in St. Louis sports. The "Sports...
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Associated Press
November 27, 2019 - 12:18 pm
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a lawsuit questioning a Ferguson police officer’s use of force against the man who was with Michael Brown when that officer shot Brown to death five years ago. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the appeal from...
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Thanksgiving meal
Fred Bodimer
November 27, 2019 - 10:19 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - It's Thanksgiving week and it's time to deal with that age-old question — should Thanksgiving Day be a cheat day for our diet? A majority of us think it should. Related: No cash, no problem: Salvation Army bell ringers now take mobile donations According to a recent Harris Poll,...
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Red kettle
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Associated Press
November 27, 2019 - 8:49 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Carolyn Harper made her pitch for donations to the Salvation Army with a smile on her face and a bell in her hand, trying to convince shoppers along Chicago’s busy Michigan Avenue that there was “no line, no wait.” Despite her prodding, half a dozen people apologetically explained...
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Associated Press
November 27, 2019 - 8:35 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Thousands are without power in Missouri as high winds whip across the state. Ameren reported that 17,871 customers were without service Wednesday morning, mostly in the St. Louis area. Traffic light down on the ground downtown. Due to high winds? ---- #stlwx @kmoxnews pic.twitter...
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marijuana dispensary
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Alex Degman
November 27, 2019 - 7:49 am
COLLINSVILLE (KMOX) - The state of Illinois has approved recreational sales of marijuana in the Metro East for the first time. The state announced Tuesday that HCI Alternatives on Eastport Plaza Drive in Collinsville will be among the first dispensaries statewide selling recreational marijuana on...
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robot vacuum
Associated Press
November 26, 2019 - 4:19 pm
BALLWIN, Mo. (AP) - Police in a suburban St. Louis community were called this week to free a small dog from the clutches of an automated vacuum cleaner. Ballwin officers received a call that the vacuum had sucked up the tail of a Shih Tzu mix dog as it napped in a front room. Police spokesman Mike...
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Sarita Gelner
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November 26, 2019 - 2:22 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St Louis Native, Sarita Gelner, will appear on the fifth season of ABC's "The Great American Baking Show" which airs in December. This is the American version of "The Great British Bake Off" with judges Paul Hollywood and Sherry Yard. Sarita is the local food blogger behind...
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Toddler boy using nebulizer to cure asthma or pneumonia disease . Sick baby boy rest on patients bed and has inhalation therapy by the mask of inhaler. Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Fred Bodimer
November 26, 2019 - 12:56 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- The risk of spreading the R-S-V virus this time of year has doctors advising adults to put their emotions in check -- and not to kiss or hug babies -- if they think they might have a cold. What seems like a common cold to an adult can cause a lot of damage to a tiny baby. "RSV...
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Sam Masterson
November 26, 2019 - 12:12 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo (KMOX/AP) - The NCAA rejected an appeal by the University of Missouri to limit or overturn sanctions for infractions tied to the case of a former tutor Tuesday, angering school officials and leaving in place postseason bans in three high-profile sports along with other restrictions...
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