Independence Day

American flag behind dog
Fred Bodimer
July 03, 2019 - 4:47 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — These next couple of nights are probably the worst nights of the year for many pets. With all the fireworks going off, KMOX spoke with a couple different experts about how to keep our furry friends calm. "My dog and I used to fight to hide underneath the dining room table," said...
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fireworks on Mississippi River in St. Louis near Gateway Arch
July 02, 2019 - 4:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Fair Saint Louis is just around the corner, and America's biggest birthday party is set for under the Gateway Arch again this year from Wednesday, July 3 through Saturday, July 6. It's free and open to the public. If your Independence Day plans revolve around seeing the spectacle...
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market street in downtown st. louis
July 02, 2019 - 2:27 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Crews began preparing for Independence Day celebrations this week by closing off streets downtown for the weekend-long Fair Saint Louis event. The Missouri Department of Transportation said road construction will be at a minimum this holiday weekend, however, drivers should still...
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Fred Bodimer
July 02, 2019 - 2:54 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Words of warning from local safety experts as we near the Fourth of July holiday: Fireworks may be pretty at look at -- but they're also pretty dangerous. "The biggest concern we have right now is burns caused by fireworks that are not being professionally lit," said Lori Winkler...
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Fireworks illuminate the Gateway Arch during the last night of Fair St. Louis in St. Louis on July 7, 2018.
Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Brian Kelly
July 10, 2018 - 12:35 pm
It's estimated that over 300,000 people attended the three-day event -- about 50,000 more than attended last year, the fair's fourth year in Forest Park.
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A fourth of july sparkler on a usa flag background.
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July 05, 2018 - 7:22 am
The crowds seemed divided over whether these are the best of times or the worst of times, but they came together for one thing.
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St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny
(Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports)
March 21, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Someone might be in need of a history lesson.
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