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Megan Lynch
August 19, 2019 - 6:00 am
O'Fallon, IL (KMOX) - Cyber security experts tell KMOX, many older medical devices remain vulnerable to hackers. And that makes for some scary scenarios. "They haven't traditionally been built with security in mind. They were typically built to be stand alone and a lot of them are built on older...
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August 05, 2019 - 3:27 am
In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed 9 people and injured at least 27 others. Here are some of their stories: JORDAN ANCHONDO: 'GAVE HER LIFE' FOR HER BABY Jordan Anchondo...
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Brian Kelly
August 02, 2019 - 2:29 pm
UNION, Mo. (KMOX) - In an effort to contain its largest Hepatitis A outbreak on record, Franklin County is ordering all food handlers in the county to get vaccinated. The County Commission passed the order this week. It gives restaurants and other food establishments 90 days to have all employees...
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Megan Lynch
July 31, 2019 - 4:15 pm
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KMOX) — A millon-dollar donation will help a St. Louis children's hospital continue it's focus on healing through play. "It's vital to a child's growth and health and recovery and psychic well-being," says Dr. Nick Holekamp, Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital Chief...
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July 29, 2019 - 1:26 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says he is glad to be home with family after a botched assassination attempt in his native Dominican Republic. More than seven weeks after he was shot , Ortiz said on Instagram in his first public comments, "Being at home and look at my family...
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July 22, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the clinics reacted warily to the administration’s enforcement pause, and the widening rift could eventually...
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July 22, 2019 - 11:02 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Costa Rican Health Ministry says it has confirmed 19 deaths from consumption of alcohol tainted with methanol. The ministry said in a Friday report that the investigation continues, but so far it has counted 14 men and five women who have died after drinking adulterated...
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July 22, 2019 - 10:31 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State health officials say more data on pregnancy and babies will be available to the public. The Illinois Department of Public Health says it is adding maternal and child health data to its public health community map . The feature shows information on the quality and...
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July 05, 2019 - 8:51 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The air quality in St. Louis has reached an "unhealthy" level on this muggy Friday morning after a night filled with firework smoke in the area. The warning comes from AirNow , which takes air quality measurements and information from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources...
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Megan Lynch
July 01, 2019 - 12:15 am
WOOD RIVER, Ill. (KMOX) — An Illinois mom decides to carry a child for a couple she met just weeks ago. "They can't have a child and I have one. I don't know what my life would be like without Cam. And to be able to do this for somebody so that they can have that same love for somebody, that's the...
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