Politics

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Michael Calhoun
July 18, 2019 - 12:49 am
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) -- To the delight of a large crowd, St. Charles County planning and zoning commissioners Wednesday rejected the lay-out for a subdivision in the Missouri Bluffs area. One public speaker urged: "We don't want trees taken down. Save the trees! The trees are the most important thing...
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St. Louis Country Prosecutor Wesley Bell unveils "The Bell Plan."
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
July 17, 2019 - 11:16 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Is it fair for the St. Louis County Prosecutor to ignore hundreds of dollars worth of unpaid parking tickets, which he acquired in government-issued vehicle? That's the argument happening on KMOX and in the public after reports of Wesley Bell's outstanding bills with the City of...
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President Donald Trump listens during a Cabinet Meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, on July 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA)
July 17, 2019 - 2:51 am
HELENVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Bill Brasch greeted President Donald Trump's latest tweet controversy with a shrug. He doesn't believe Trump was being racist for telling four congresswomen, all women of color, to "go back" to the countries they came from. It doesn't matter much that all four of the women...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2012, file photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark. Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
July 17, 2019 - 2:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice. That's how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the Midwest emerged as the leader of the high court's liberal wing and a strong proponent of abortion rights, consumer...
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Photo of the historic downtown St. Charles, Mo.
(Courtesy of Natures Paparazzi on Flickr)
Michael Calhoun
July 17, 2019 - 1:24 am
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) - City council members agreed to help a big local employer expand. They approved a "resolution authorizing and directing city staff and consultants to take certain actions with respect to a proposed project for the Boeing Company." That project would be a $70 million upgrade of...
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Michael Calhoun
July 17, 2019 - 1:05 am
OLIVETTE (KMOX) -- For months, volunteers at St. Louis County's animal shelter have been showing up to council meetings, trying to blow the whistle by describing horrible conditions and a contempt for the truth. Now, an audit reveals the scope. Read the report > The 268-page report detailed more...
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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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July 16, 2019 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups. The...
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Michael Calhoun
July 16, 2019 - 1:30 am
BLACK JACK, Mo. (KMOX) - Neighbors of the Saint Louis Zoo's planned expansion into north St. Louis County have a lot of questions - namely, when will cheetahs start chasing gazelles around? The public learned at Monday night's County Council meeting there's no firm timeline yet. North campus...
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(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
July 12, 2019 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with a wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Trump announced the news with Acosta by his side...
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