tuskegee airmen
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July 02, 2019 - 12:04 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KMOX) — A Missouri man who was unable to finish high school but went on to serve as crew chief for the famed Tuskegee Airman has received an honorary diploma nearly 80 years after leaving high school. The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that James Shipley got the diploma...
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June 27, 2019 - 1:53 pm
(KMOX) - Nearly 80 years after Navy Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class William A. "Billy" Klasing was killed on the battleship USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor, the St. Louis-area native's remains will be coming home to be laid to rest this weekend. And the community is working together to...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:18 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Friend's daughter, Karen Friend Crumlich, told The Desert Sun her father died Friday at a Southern California hospital. RIP to one of the...
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April 08, 2019 - 4:32 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Veteran forward Chris Thorburn will be staying with the St. Louis Blues throughout these Stanley Cup Playoffs and he may have a big role in this first series against the Winnipeg Jets – although it may not be an on-ice contribution during games. Thornburn, who has been playing...
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November 26, 2018 - 11:44 am
As veterans start holiday shopping for gifts to put under the Christmas tree, it may actually be the best time of year to get a gift that is best used for hauling the tree home- a new car or truck.
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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright
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October 17, 2018 - 4:15 pm
"Physically and mentally where he is today, it reminds me of almost like 2014. I mean he's just energized, which is great to see," says John Mozeliak, president of baseball operations.
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September 24, 2018 - 5:28 pm
This 94-year-old’s kindness has us asking, ‘Won’t you be my neighbor?’
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St. Louis Cardinals pitchers Bud Norris and Jordan Hicks.
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July 13, 2018 - 8:26 am
National media and fans have run with a story about Bud Norris "bullying" the rookie pitcher, but our Cardinals insider says that's the way things ought to be.
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A fourth of july sparkler on a usa flag background.
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July 05, 2018 - 7:22 am
The crowds seemed divided over whether these are the best of times or the worst of times, but they came together for one thing.
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