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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville entrance
Alex Degman
February 09, 2020 - 1:59 pm
SIUE has never received so many freshman fall applications.
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Phyllis Brissenden, opera
(Opera Theatre of Saint Louis)
Sam Masterson
February 06, 2020 - 12:56 pm
The Saint Louis Opera Theatre received its largest gift in history with a $45 million donation by life board member Phyllis Brissenden.
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doctor holding pink ribbon representing breast cancer awareness
Fred Bodimer
January 13, 2020 - 1:44 pm
A new report by the American Cancer Society finds the cancer death rate in the U.S. fell more than two percent from 2016 to 2017 – the largest drop ever seen in cancer statistics dating back to 1930, when the government began keeping national death statistics.
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Sam Masterson
December 23, 2019 - 1:58 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - You might want to pull out the cooler, BBQ grill and lawn chairs on Christmas Day if you're in the St. Louis area because near record-high temperatures are being predicted this holiday.
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gun sales
(Getty Images)
Sam Masterson
December 04, 2019 - 12:35 pm
(KFTK/AP) - Purchases of firearms are on track to reach a record high in the U.S. this year, according to officials. By the end of November, a total of 25.4 million background checks -- which are required to purchase firearms -- had been conducted by the FBI. That puts the U.S. on pace to break the...
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(Courtesy of Republic Pumpkin Daze)
Rachel Passer
October 22, 2019 - 9:59 am
REPUBLIC, Mo. (AP/KMOX) - A Missouri man has busted the state records for the heaviest and second-heaviest pumpkins. The 1,798-pound and 1,677-pound giants (816 and 761 kilogram) that Richard Bottorf entered into the Republic Pumpkin Daze weigh more combined than a compact car. Bottorf carved the...
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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Alex Degman
September 03, 2019 - 9:54 am
CHICAGO (KMOX) - The Illinois Lottery says it contributed a record amount of money to local school districts – with $731,250,000 contributed to the Common School Fund in the fiscal year 2019. Spokesman Jason Schaumburg says that's a nearly two percent increase over the previous year and a good...
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(Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Sports Open Line
August 28, 2019 - 9:07 am
MILWAUKEE (KMOX/AP) - Did you think that thumb injury which kept Yadier Molina sidelined for more than a month was going slow the seemingly ageless 37-year-old down this year? Because it hasn't. The St. Louis Cardinals catcher had a historic Tuesday night in Milwaukee , breaking a tie he held with...
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