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St. Louis Blues fan rally behind team with spoof of Baby Shark song as their team faces the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Final
May 11, 2019 - 7:30 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis Blues have made the Western Conference Final and the entire city is cheering them on to "Beat the Sharks." Tweet and Facebook us your version of "Beat the Sharks!" Send your version of "Beat the Sharks" to @KMOXNews on Twitter and @KMOX1120 on Facebook Have fun and...
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Mississippi River flooding May 9, 2019
NASA Earth Observatory
May 10, 2019 - 3:21 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The NASA Earth Observatory recently revealed two images in a side-by-side comparison of flooding along the Mississippi River. RELATED: Most area levees hold back flooding; Secondary river crests on the way The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service reported Thursday that it found...
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JoAnn Cunningham, left, and Andrew Freund Sr.
McHenry County Sheriff's Department via AP
May 10, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father have pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the beating death of their 5-year-old son. JoAnn Cunningham and Andrew Freund Sr. of Crystal Lake appeared in McHenry County court Friday, the day after a 30-page grand jury indictment was handed down...
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Donald Trump
Tom Brenner/Getty Images
May 07, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP/KMOX) — Ten years of President Donald Trump's taxes has been made public in a recent investigation conducted by The New York Times . Data obtained by the Times from 1985 to 1994 reveals major losses from his core businesses including casinos, hotels and retail spaces in apartment...
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phone
May 06, 2019 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Don't stress about that missed call from an unknown number. It might be a scam, warns the Federal Communications Commission. The agency issued a warning recently about a wave of "one ring" robocalls targeting specific area codes, often calling repeatedly during the middle of the...
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Burger King Real Meals
Burger King/Business Wire
May 02, 2019 - 6:38 pm
MIAMI (KMOX) — No one is happy all the time, Burger King said in its latest promotion — a partnership with Mental Health America for Mental Health Awareness Month. RELATED: Burger King promotes new 'meatless' Whopper only being sold in St. Louis The empowering ad shows various people in difficult...
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Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew
Stuart C. Wilson/Gerardo Mora/Getty Images
May 02, 2019 - 6:26 pm
BOYD, Texas (KMOX) — The actor known for his beloved portrayal of Chewbacca in the original Star Wars triology, Peter Mayhew, has died. He was 74. The English actor died Tuesday, April 30, however, the family of Mayhew announced the news from his Twitter account @TheWookieeRoars Thursday afternoon...
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Trystan Andrew Terrell admitted to shooting students in a North Carolina classroom.
May 01, 2019 - 12:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Students at a North Carolina university were gathered for end-of-year presentations in an anthropology class when a gunman burst in and opened fire with a pistol, killing two and wounding four, a professor said. New details emerged Wednesday about the previous day's shooting...
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University of North Carolina Charlotte
AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek
April 30, 2019 - 6:00 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man armed with a pistol opened fire on students in a classroom building at a North Carolina university during the last day of classes Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four others, police said. Officers who had gathered ahead of a campus concert raced over and...
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hemp field
April 30, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/KMOX) — There’s a new crop in town. Growers wanting to cash in on industrial hemp production for the first time in 80 years have the go-ahead. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced that online production applications are available for $100. After approval, one- to three-year...
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