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Caitlin Lally
August 20, 2019 - 12:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The Redbird Express from St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights, Illinois, that takes fans to the Cardinals game is cancelled for Tuesday's game against the Brewers. Yesterday, service across the region was either downgraded or downright canceled because too many drivers called in...
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St. Louis Blues Charles Glenn
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August 15, 2019 - 3:46 pm
MADISON, Ill. (KMOX) — He is a beloved St. Louis icon. He sang the national anthem prior to the puck drop at St. Louis Blues home games for 19 years. And now, Charles Glenn is coming to World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, on Aug. 24 to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” before the...
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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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Kaden Conroux
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Maria Keena
August 09, 2019 - 9:51 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A Metro East boy in need of a liver is also in need of the community as he waits for a transplant. Photo courtesy of Tammy Conroux Kaden Conroux's mom Tammy says he first became ill in 2016 and was then diagnosed with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC). It's a progressive...
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Carol Daniel
August 06, 2019 - 8:40 am
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOX) — Laura Land, owner of The Coffeehouse Company in O'Fallon, Ill. told scammers who were trying to cheat her out of hundreds of dollars, "This is impossible, I have paid the bill." Land says one of the tenants in her building, a hair stylist, got a call on her cell phone last...
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Worn Road Closed Sign in front of street being repaired
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August 05, 2019 - 4:44 pm
(KMOX) — Attention Metro East drivers! The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Monday that southbound I-55/westbound I-70 will be closed at the I-270 interchange near Troy starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. The roads will undergo resurfacing. by . IDOT expects all lanes to reopen by 5 a...
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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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Alton, Illinois flooding
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July 29, 2019 - 12:56 pm
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Weather officials say the Mississippi River has fallen below flood stage in two badly-affected southwestern Illinois cities for the first time in months. The National Weather Service’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services says the river measured below flood stage in Alton and...
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July 02, 2019 - 11:37 am
GRAFTON, Ill. (KMOX) - Many Metro East communities are racing to clean up as water from the second-highest flood in recorded history is finally receding. They're trying to beat the crowds and tourists who are expected to visit for the holiday weekend. LOOK: NASA shows side-by-side comparison photos...
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June 03, 2019 - 6:40 am
WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (KMOX) — If you noticed a big plume of smoke in the area of I-255 and I-64 this morning, you weren't alone. There was a fire at a liquor store in Washington Park. The blaze sent flames and smoke shooting into the sky shortly after 5 a.m. Tankers bringing more water to drown...
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