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GM plant in Wentzville
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May 15, 2019 - 11:58 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday passed a package of new business tax breaks and scholarships backed by Gov. Mike Parson after a group of fellow Republicans opposed to parts of the bill ended a more than 27-hour filibuster in the Senate. At issue was legislation passed last...
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Alex Degman
May 15, 2019 - 11:56 am
DELLWOOD (KMOX) — Two families have been forced from their homes because a hillside nearby is collapsing. The Metropolitan Sewer District says a hillside behind Dellridge Court has moved ten feet toward a drainage channel. This has happened over the past two weeks due in part to heavy rainfall. MSD...
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Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway
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May 15, 2019 - 11:48 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A state audit is planned for St. Louis County and its economic development agency in the fallout from former County Executive Steve Stenger 's federal guilty plea on corruption charges. Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway, a Democrat, said at a news conference Wednesday that she...
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Tourist girl with backpack and carry on luggage in international airport, on travelator
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Carol Daniel
May 15, 2019 - 11:45 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Are you planning a summer vacation? KMOX's Carol Daniel talked with a travel advisor on what he does for his clients. If you are booking a flight to Destin, Fla. for some time on the beach or maybe to Denver to see the grandkids, you don't need Joe Lang of St. Louis-based Joe...
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South Grand Dine-Around St. Louis' international avenue international food
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Debbie Monterrey
May 15, 2019 - 11:37 am
ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOX)-- At the 11th annual South Grand Dine-Around, the hardest part of the evening will be choosing what to eat. The annual restaurant crawl on Thursday, May 16, provides patrons with five tickets to use at participating restaurants. The South Grand neighborhood offers the food of...
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St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner
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Kevin Killeen
May 15, 2019 - 11:37 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner would get permission to shift $244,000 more in taxpayer money to cover her legal bills in the perjury probe, under a plan before the city's top fiscal body. The three-member panel includes Comptroller Darlene Green, who says those who criticize...
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Fred Bodimer
May 15, 2019 - 11:29 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new study is out on the fittest cities in America. How did St. Louis do? The American College of Sports Medicine has just released its annual American Fitness Index rankings — measuring America's 100 largest cities on different health and fitness issues. St. Louis comes in at...
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Kevin Killeen
May 15, 2019 - 11:24 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- Four men are dead and one injured at a shooting inside a north St. Louis home Monday night. It happened just before nine o'clock in a home in the 4000 block of Shreve Avenue. That's part of police Chief Jon Hayden's area of increased patrols--Hayden's Rectangle. All of the...
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Alex Degman
May 15, 2019 - 11:03 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — Drivers who ignore Illinois' Move Over Law may soon face tougher penalties. New legislation raises the fines for not switching lanes when a vehicle with flashing lights is on the side of the road. State Senator Tony Muñoz, a former police officer, says with 16 state...
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fast food
May 15, 2019 - 10:58 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — People who use food stamps in Illinois may soon be able to buy fast food with them. A House bill that now sits in the Senate would establish the Restaurant Meals Program to permit individuals who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits to use their...
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