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Generic drugs
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Fred Bodimer
November 25, 2019 - 8:33 am
FENTON, Mo. (KMOX) — SSM Health St. Clare Hospital in Fenton is the first hospital in the St. Louis region to receive medication from the non-profit group Civica Rx. SSM Health is a governing member of Civica Rx -- formed one year ago by a coalition of hospitals to address the generic drug shortage...
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Amber Sky Salon Maplewood
Debbie Monterrey
November 24, 2019 - 2:53 pm
AmberSky family hair salon in Maplewood offers parents of special needs kids a no-judgment zone while working to address the child's sensitivities.
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UAW flag
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Associated Press
November 24, 2019 - 10:32 am
DETROIT (AP) — A United Auto Workers union official charged in a widening federal bribery and embezzlement scandal has resigned. The union said Sunday that Vance Pearson also will retire and resign from his membership in the union. He had been on paid administrative leave. Pearson was the director...
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Rev. Deon Johnson
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Brad Choat
November 23, 2019 - 10:18 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri will have a new leader for its 10,000 worshippers next year, the first time since 2002 and only the 11th time in its 180-year history. Rev. Deon Johnson had this reaction when reached by KMOX News on Saturday afternoon, just hours after the...
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Maryville Soccer
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Chris Hrabe
November 23, 2019 - 11:51 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - In the midst of an already historic season, the Maryville University men's soccer team will take to the field on Sunday Nov. 24 at noon to host Tiffin in the 2019 NCAA Division II Soccer Championships. With 15 wins (15-3-2) on the season – second most in program history – head...
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Charged with producing, planning to distribute child porn
(Columbia, Il Police)
Brian Kelly
November 23, 2019 - 11:44 am
Columbia, Il (KMOX) -A Columbia, Illinois man is charged with videotaping and producing child pornography with plans to distribute the material. The Monroe County State's Attorney's office says Douglas "Brad: Hicks is charged with four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, four counts of...
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Associated Press
November 22, 2019 - 1:22 pm
ST. PETERS, Mo. (AP) - An eastern Missouri man is accused of holding his pregnant girlfriend captive, punching her and forcing her to drink toilet water and bleach. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 40-year-old Ronnie William Howard of St. Peters is charged with kidnapping, domestic assault...
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sick day
Sam Masterson
November 22, 2019 - 10:17 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KMOX) - The latest reminder to double-check your emails before hitting send comes to us courtesy of Nick Vasos of Kansas City's FOX4, who sent a note calling in sick to work on Friday to an entire network of TV stations. His email was meant to be seen by just a few managers, but...
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Nicole Galloway at a press conference
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Kevin Killeen
November 22, 2019 - 9:54 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A just-released Missouri State Audit warns the city of St. Louis has a "rampant" number of special sales tax districts--138. Some of these districts overlap with others, forcing consumers to pay sales tax approaching twelve cents on the dollar. The districts are approved by the...
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Humane Society of Missouri cats
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Tom Franklin
November 22, 2019 - 9:14 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — There are too many felines at both Humane Society of Missouri locations in the St. Louis area, and they need your help finding forever homes. Through Sunday, the shelter is offering: Waived adoption fee for cats over 9 months old $75 adoption fee for kittens under 9 months old...
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