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Brian Kelly
December 04, 2018 - 7:20 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Even though there's a cease-fire in place for now, the trade war with China is already impacting what you'll pay for a new furnace. Thompson Supplies owner David Mohler says wholesale prices usually increase a little each year, but this year they're up 10% to 15%, which he...
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Kareem Hunt
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December 04, 2018 - 6:59 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kareem Hunt went unclaimed on NFL waivers Monday, three days after a video was released that showed the star running back shoving and kicking a woman in an incident that ultimately led to his release by the Kansas City Chiefs. Hunt has not been charged with a crime, but the...
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Olivette couple
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Tom Franklin
December 04, 2018 - 6:39 am
RIVERVIEW, Mo. (KMOX) — The bodies found dead in a car near the border of Riverview and St. Louis City may be a missing couple from Olivette. St. Louis County Police are calling it a double murder after they discovered the car on Bluff Drive just west of Riverview Drive at 3:00 Monday afternoon...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, Seattle Hockey Partners David Bonderman, left, and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan talk to the media as they leave a meeting at National Hockey League headquarters, in New York. The NHL Board of Governors is expected to vote to approve Seattle expansion at their two-day meeting and will get updates on collective bargaining talks and the concussion lawsuit settlement. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 04, 2018 - 1:04 am
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The NHL Board of Governors is expected to approve expansion to Seattle, with the league's 32nd team beginning play in the 2021-22 season. A three-quarters vote of the current 31 owners is needed to confirm Seattle as the league's newest franchise. The nine-member executive...
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Route 66
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December 03, 2018 - 1:56 pm
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Missouri and Kansas supporters are optimistic that the iconic Route 66 is on the road to becoming part of a National Historic Trail. U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Jim Inhofe announced this week that a bipartisan bill would include Route 66 in the National Trails System Act, which...
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Lincoln County meth bust
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December 03, 2018 - 1:09 pm
TROY, Mo. (KMOX) — One of two people arrested on methamphetamine charges in Lincoln County allegedly told officers "I know it looks like a meth lab, but it's really not." The problem for 27-year-old Jennifer Ziga was, according to Lincoln County deputies, officers were finding meth, paraphernalia,...
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Olivette couple
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December 03, 2018 - 12:06 pm
OLIVETTE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a suburban St. Louis couple who went missing last week after stopping at a gas station. Forty-three-year-old Michele Laws and 47-year-old Igor Zhukov haven't been seen since Thursday afternoon at a QuikTrip in north Saint Louis County. The Olivette...
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December 03, 2018 - 11:19 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ridership on St. Louis' public transit is plummeting as the light-rail system moves toward its first expansion in more than a decade. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the city's MetroLink and buses have seen a 20 percent drop in passengers over the last five years. Metro...
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George H.W. Bush
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Tom Franklin
December 03, 2018 - 11:02 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Few people in the St. Louis area knew President George H.W. Bush like Gene McNary. Before serving as Bush's pick to lead the Immigration and Naturalization Service, McNary was St. Louis County's Chief Executive. Around the time Bush was elected President, McNary told Charlie...
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Nelly throwing out first pitch at St. Louis Cardinals game in 2013
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Michael Calhoun
December 03, 2018 - 9:28 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Is one of St. Louis' biggest ambassadors making a sales pitch to one of baseball's biggest stars? Free agent outfielder Bryce Harper went to a Nelly show in Las Vegas and took a photo with the rapper backstage. Harper included the hashtags #314 and #TheLou in his Instagram...
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