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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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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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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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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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August 14, 2019 - 9:07 am
(KMOX) - Taking nothing away from what 23-year-old Jack Flaherty is currently doing for the St. Louis Cardinals , but this is the perfect opportunity to salute Hall of Famer Bob Gibson and put his performance during the summer of 1968 into perspective. In Tuesday night's win for St. Louis in Kansas...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong hits a solo home run off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jose Osuna during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. It was DeJong's third home run of the game. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 29, 2019 - 8:42 am
It's easy to become desensitized to all the big home run numbers these days. Still, this past week was pretty special. Related: THREE DEEP: Paul DeJong launches 3 homers as Cardinals beat Pirates 14-8 Robinson Canó, Paul DeJong, Nelson Cruz and Mookie Betts each hit three homers in a game — and...
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