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September 03, 2019 - 8:12 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school's priest decided they could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits. In an email obtained by The Tennessean, the Rev. Dan Reehil of Nashville's St. Edward Catholic School said...
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August 22, 2019 - 2:36 pm
(KMOX/AP) — At least 27 people have been arrested in the last month for threatening mass shootings, including in Missouri and Illinois, CNN reports . The Missouri case was when a man walked into the Walmart in Springfield with a gun. He was charged with making a terrorist threat. The Illinois case...
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Brian Kelly
August 19, 2019 - 9:20 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — If you drive by school bus stops in some St. Louis neighborhoods today you'll still see adults waiting with the children. They'll be around a lot longer, after successfully providing a sense of security through the first week of classes for St. Louis Public Schools. What was...
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August 15, 2019 - 4:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A principal in an O'Fallon, Illinois school district is welcoming his students back in a unique way. Video of JAMS Principal Old Town Road Remix Dr. Tron Young is the principal at Joseph Arthur middle school in the Central School District. He remixed the hit song, "Ol' Town Road...
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August 14, 2019 - 12:13 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - It's a safe bet that Laila Anderson had one of the best summer vacations of anyone in her class. The little girl who inspired the St. Louis Blues during the team's first Stanley Cup victory, traveled to Boston to watch it happen and then rode in the championship parade down...
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Brian Kelly
August 08, 2019 - 8:22 am
ST. CLAIR, Mo. (KMOX) — When classes begin in the St. Clair R-13 school district next week, some teachers and staff members will be carrying weapons. It's one of the latest districts to arm employees in an effort to prevent a school shooting. St. Clair school officials approved the new policy in...
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July 26, 2019 - 11:00 am
By SALLY HO Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online. The cyberbullying was so distressing that...
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July 24, 2019 - 6:28 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The Drug Enforcement Administration’s St. Louis Division Office invites you to attend its 2nd Annual DEA Back to School Night at the Ballpark on Sunday, July 28 at Car Shield Field in O’Fallon, Missouri. The first 500 children ages 12 and under will receive a complimentary co-...
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July 12, 2019 - 10:06 am
(KMOX) — Target is offering teachers a discount to get ready for going back to school. For one week, July 13-20, educators can save 15% on select classroom supplies and men’s & women’s apparel. To access the coupon, teachers must enter their identification information to be verified. Those...
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June 27, 2019 - 12:25 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new state report has found that just one out of every four children in Illinois was fully prepared to enter kindergarten in the most recent school year. The Illinois State Board of Education released findings this week from a statewide teacher survey. The survey shows 26...
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