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(Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY NETWORK)
April 01, 2019 - 1:58 pm
What's the problem getting outraged over an internet headline? Hollywood actor and director Jordan Peele was recently quoted in the Hollywood Reporter as telling a group of improv students in East Hollywood: "I don't see myself casting a white dude as the lead in my movie." It's his movies, let him...
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March 27, 2019 - 3:28 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - On Twitter Monday, a St. Louis man named Alex Krautmann shared a photo of two boxes of Panera bagels that were sliced vertically like a loaf of bread - a technique Krautmann dubbed a "St. Louis secret." Today I introduced my coworkers to the St Louis secret of ordering bagels...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, filmmaker Steven Spielberg poses at the 2019 "An Unforgettable Evening" benefiting the Women's Cancer Research Fund, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Reports that Spielberg intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated and unwieldy online debate. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
March 04, 2019 - 10:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy, debate online this weekend. It has...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is congratulated by Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff
(Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)
February 03, 2019 - 10:11 am
A series of surveys on KMOX's social media have determined St. Louis would rather see the Patriots win, or rather just the Rams lose in the Super Bowl.
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Kansas City Chiefs fans
(Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports)
January 24, 2019 - 11:26 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 47-year-old Englishwoman has seen the best and worst that Twitter would have to offer the American football player who shares her name. Dee Ford, of Kent, England, told the Kansas City Star that her "phone was going off literally nonstop" due to angry tweets from Kansas...
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President Donald Trump is seen through the window of the Oval Office as he delivers a primetime address on the government shutdown
(Photo by Kevin Dietsch/ Sipa USA )
January 11, 2019 - 10:35 am
On Wednesday, KMOX posted the question, "How is the government shutdown affecting you?" Our followers say the affects on everyday life have been few and far between since the shutdown began on Dec. 22.
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Viewed from the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the night sky is alight as a Con Edison facility in the Queens borough of New York experiences a transformer explosion, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
December 28, 2018 - 2:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie, pulsing blue light Thursday night, causing scattered power outages, delaying flights and sparking a social media storm of jokes about an alien invasion. The blast prompted a brief...
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Glenda O'Neal, mother of of Dr. Tamara O'Neal, shows a photo of her family at their home in LaPorte, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Dr. Tamara was one of the three people fatally shot Monday at Mercy Hospital, a Chicago hospital. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm
The photos from doctors came quickly and in succession: blood-stained operating rooms, blood-covered scrubs and shoes, bullets piercing body parts and organs. The pictures on Twitter were an emotional response to a smackdown by the powerful gun industry lobby, which took issue with the American...
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FILE - This Tuesday, April 10, 2018 file photo shows vaping devices, including a Juul, center, that were confiscated from students at a high school in Marshfield, Mass. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, San Francisco-based Juul Labs Inc. announced it had stopped filling orders for its mango, fruit, creme and cucumber pods but not menthol and mint. It will sell all flavors through its website and limit sales to those 21 and older. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
November 13, 2018 - 9:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The move by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected U.S. government crackdown on underage sales of flavored e-cigarettes. Juul said it stopped filling store orders Tuesday for mango...
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