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Rachel Passer
October 28, 2019 - 5:54 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) - As Halloween approaches, more people are craving their fair share of candy corn. However, not many know that this iconic, controversial candy originated in Belleville, Illinois. Now known as Jelly Belly Candy Co ., the second generation of the Goelitz family specialized in...
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August 13, 2019 - 12:34 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — St. Louisans now have a more affordable way to get to Sarasota, Fla. Allegiant Airlines is announcing nonstop service from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Belleville to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. The new, two-days-a-week service starts in time for...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:51 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Defense attorneys argue a southern Illinois man shouldn't be convicted of murder in a 2-year-old boy's beating death because no prosecution witnesses could say how the child was injured. Gyasi Campbell's lawyers said during closing arguments of his trial Monday that the...
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August 07, 2019 - 11:48 am
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — Building a diverse workforce that celebrates employees with disabilities is the goal of Thursday's 5th Annual Accommodation for Success job fair at Belleville West High School. Department of Mental Health Employment Specialist Sandy Keyser told KMOX this free event is not...
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August 05, 2019 - 11:26 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Building a diverse workforce that celebrates employees with disabilities is the goal of this week's Reverse Job Fair at Belleville West High School. Department of Mental Health Employment Specialist Sandy Keyser tells KMOX this free event is not a typical job fair. Keyser says "...
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July 09, 2019 - 3:15 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — Eckert's Country Store & Farms in the metro east has revealed they will open their 5-acre Sunflower Maze this Saturday. The cost per person is $5, which includes a field access pass allowing guests to take unlimited wagon rides and access to pick their own peaches,...
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3/29/2019 - Pope Francis presides over the celebration of Penance in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA) *** US Rights Only ***
Fred Bodimer
April 05, 2019 - 5:28 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Pope Francis has named the former Bishop of Belleville -- Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta -- to become the new Archbishop of Washington D.C. Archbishop Gregory is replacing Cardinal Donald Wuerl who resigned last year after he was implicated in covering up sexual abuse in...
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March 04, 2019 - 8:50 am
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) - The bad news is that 3-year-old Josiah's prosthetic leg has not been returned since it was stolen last Thursday. But the good news is that the family may soon have a replacement. The Belleville family has been searching and asking for help since the leg, which was inside a...
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