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Photo courtesy of COPE24

COPE24: Raising Better Parents, Happier Kids

COPE24 aims to help young people become better parents, and hopefully put parenthood off until they’re older. Won’t you help COPE24’s mission? Dream, Dance & Inspire Gala is Dec. 6th in Chesterfield. Join us! (Learn more about COPE24)


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Catching the Holiday Spirit in St. Louis City

St. Louis is so gorgeous during the holidays! Catch the Christmas spirit in these neighborhoods.


Photo courtesy of Jessica Hentoff

From North St. Louis to World Traveler

Sidney Iking Bateman grew up in North St. Louis. He saw many things children shouldn’t see. Violence, death. But thanks to his strong will, raw talent and some people who believed in him, he’s traveling the world these days.


(Photo courtesy of Brian Owens)

Ferguson: Spreading Peace & Love With Music

Check out Ferguson resident Brian Owens’ latest song if you need something uplifting and positive. Video filmed in Ferguson.


Courtesy of Kari R. Frey,  FREYPhotography

Are You A Friend? My Goal For October!

I want 1,000 friends. Not for me, personally. One thousand Friends of Tower Grove Park. Membership has its privileges.


Photo from Belleville Historical Society

Belleville Shows Off Architectural Gems

One of the Top 100 architects (as named by Architectural Digest) designed numerous homes in Belleville. See seven of Charles E. King’s home this Sunday.


With Scary Gary at The Darkness! (Photo by Debbie's husband)

Halloween: Not Just For Kids Anymore

Almost $7-billion will be spent on Halloween this year. How will YOU be celebrating?


Vegas Strip Photo by Debbie Monterrey

A Great Time in Las Vegas!

Our Sunrise Tours trip to Las Vegas with KMOX listeners was a winner!


FREE performance “A Most Unsettled State”

A free radio-style play of “A Most Unsettled State” performed by The Old Courthouse Players takes place Sunday at St. Louis Altenheim.


Life Lessons and Grandparents Day

Sunday is Grandparents Day. Enjoy words of wisdom from your elders!


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