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October 31, 2019 - 8:21 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - IMBD and Google Trends teamed up to see who's watching what horror movies. What's the most popular Halloween movie in Missouri? "The Others" from 2001. It stars Nicole Kidman as a religious mother who moves her kids to the English coast during WWII. Her kids are sensitive to...
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Dean DeVore
October 30, 2019 - 2:41 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis will feel a bit more like Christmas than Halloween Thursday night, according to the latest prediction from our AccuWeather meteorologist Dean DeVore. Thursday will be windy and cold with some morning snow flurries possible throughout the day and evening. It will be...
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October 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Board of Education has suspended the licenses of nearly 50 educators who have been charged with sex crimes, violent felonies or certain drug offenses, implementing a new law that seeks to strengthen student safety protections. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed...
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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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Caitlin Lally
October 28, 2019 - 4:41 pm
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — Some Metro East kids will have to be patient before filling their candy buckets this year. Neighborhood trick-or-treating in Edwardsville and Glen Carbon has been delayed until Friday, Nov. 1, city officials announced Monday. Originally, trick-or-treating was to take...
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Associated Press
October 24, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Illinois' health department in August reported the nation's first death related to vaping.
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October 24, 2019 - 2:05 pm
A small group of protesters and supporters were on hand when KMOX's Carol Daniel stopped by.
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Fred Bodimer
October 23, 2019 - 5:46 pm
Both Missouri and Illinois currently report minimal flu activity with 139 confirmed cases in Missouri.
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Megan Lynch
October 21, 2019 - 12:32 pm
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — It might cost you more to shop at some Illinois businesses ... unless you bring your own bags. The Edwardsville City Council has approved a fee for single-use plastic and paper bags. You'll be charged 10 cents for each one at Edwardsville's big-box retailers starting...
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October 18, 2019 - 8:35 am
COLUMBIA, Ill. (KMOX) — Firefighters received a call at 7:45 a.m. Friday for a house explosion in Columbia, Ill. KMOX listeners said they could see flames shooting from a home in the 100 block Lookout Drive, near IL Route 3 and IL Route 158. Columbia Fire Chief Mike Rodeiger said when they arrived...
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