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Members of St. Louis Fire Department Rescue Squad 1 walk door to door to check on the welfare of residents after an area near the River Des Peres flooded following hours of a steady rain in St. Louis on June 19, 2015. About 20 homes suffered flooded yards and basements and as a precaution utilities were pulled from the homes.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

PHOTOS: Homes Flooded Near River Des Peres

About two dozen homes are flooded near river Des Peres on Friday.

06/19/2015

St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock (L) listens as General Manager Doug Armstrong gives the details of the one year contract extention the club has given Hitchcock, during a press conference at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on May 26, 2015.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Top 5 Things Blues Roster Looking For

KMOX Sports’ Alex Ferrario gives us his top five things the St. Louis Blues roster will be looking for.

06/19/2015

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Chesterfield Mercy Health to Lay Off 300

Mercy Health officials say challenges from the Affordable Care Act and lack of Medicaid expansion are to blame for the layoffs.

06/19/2015

ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 27:  Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals is congratulated by teammates Jhonny Peralta #27, John Lackey #41, and Michael Wacha #52 after hitting a solo home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning at Busch Stadium on May 27, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

DeWitt and Mozeliak Talk About Astros’ Hacking Investigation

St. Louis Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. blamed “roguish behavior” for the team’s involvement in the alleged hacking of the Houston Astros’ player personnel database.

06/18/2015

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#TBT: Historical Military Building to Close for Renovations

An historic landmark at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri is about to close for renovations. It’s called Nutter Field House, built in 1942 to provide recreation for soldiers at the army base.

06/18/2015

Yosemite National Park (Photo by Debbie Monterrey)

America’s Most Beautiful Places

I quickly ran out of words to describe the incredible beauty we saw on our KMOX Sees America trip to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

06/18/2015

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Mo. Laborers of Atomic Bombs Earn Illness Compensations

The U.S. Department of Labor has already given over $11 billion nationally to those affected.

06/18/2015

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Lawmakers OK Bill Pardoning Underage Drinkers Who Call 911

Illinois lawmakers have approved legislation that would grant amnesty to underage drinkers who call 911 to get help.

06/17/2015

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Newborns Addicted to Opiates Climbing in Ozarks

Already this year 13 babies were admitted to Mercy’s NICU because they required medication to ease withdrawals, which was last year’s total.

06/17/2015