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Ann Wagner and Dick Durbin
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July 16, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) is calling today's House resolution condemning President Trump's comments that many are calling racist, "counterproductive," saying it will only foster division, not the unity our nation needs. In a statement emailed to KMOX, Wagner says she is...
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New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo
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July 16, 2019 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors won’t bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and announced one day before the five-year anniversary of his death, officials said. The...
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planned parenthood
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July 15, 2019 - 6:14 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women to abortion providers immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced...
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Kansas City highway
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July 11, 2019 - 12:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine has dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation tweeted that at least three lanes of westbound Interstate 670 were closed Thursday because of the spill, and that an...
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alligator
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July 10, 2019 - 2:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Tuesday that investigators went to Humboldt Park Lagoon on the city’s West Side and confirmed that...
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volkswagen beetle
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July 09, 2019 - 1:49 pm
(KMOX) — Volkswagen is halting production of its very last version of the Beetle. The car had been in production since 1938. CBS reports that at its peak in the United States, over 563,000 Beetles were on U.S. roads in 1968. What started as a pet project of Adolph Hitler managed to survive the...
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fireworks
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Tiana Timmerberg
July 03, 2019 - 6:46 pm
The 4th of July is a summery and inviting holiday filled with friends, family, good food… and lots of waste. To help you celebrate mother nature while you celebrate the USA, we’re providing some tips on how to take part in some environmentally-friendly festivities!
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confetti
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July 03, 2019 - 6:46 pm
By Linda Cameron ( 1010 WINS ) -- Learning doesn't stop because schools close for the summer. Parents can keep their children engaged with 4th of July arts and crafts. Some projects are simple but fun; others a little more scientific. More crafts embed science and computer coding, but not all...
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Bob Diehl
July 03, 2019 - 6:46 pm
These artists hit a home run on the big stage
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Fireworks
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July 03, 2019 - 6:35 pm
By Kelly Meyers ( 107.9 The Link ) - We are just a few days away from July 4th. You probably have all the best food and have come up with some creative patriotic drinks to serve up to the crowd before you end the night with your own fireworks display! The fireworks are beautiful. They make people...
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