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Brett Blume

brett blume1 Brett BlumeBrett Blume has been employed as a News Reporter at KMOX since September 2002.

Brett is a life-long resident of the St. Louis area, having grown up in a neighborhood in Bridgeton that now lies underneath the new Lambert Airport runway.

His family moved to Troy, Illinois when Brett was 14, and he graduated from Triad High School.

He attended SIU-Edwardsville, and shortly after receiving a Mass Communications degree in 1986, Brett began working at a series of ever-larger radio stations, bouncing around the St. Louis area and southern Illinois.

He has worked in St. Louis for several years, and prior to KMOX he was a reporter for the local Public Radio station, KWMU.

Brett married the former Kathy Crowe of Mascoutah, Illinois in May, 1990. Their only son, Devin Charles Blume, was born Feb. 6, 1998. The Blumes currently live near Edwardsville, Illinois.

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Lewis & Clark Statue Moving from Riverfront

The bronze statue officially known as “The Captains’ Return” is being moved from its current location beneath Eads Bridge later today.

04/17/2014

Mike Anderson speaks with CBS News' Dean Reynolds from prison. (Photo: CBS News)

Man Skips 13-Year Prison Sentence Due to Clerical Error

Cornealious “Mike” Anderson never served his 13-year sentence for robbing a Burger King.

04/17/2014

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Marijuana-Filled Cookies Discovered During Traffic Stop

Police found weed-tinged treats and about two pounds of marijuana in a car traveling from Colorado to Virginia.

04/17/2014

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Drug Suspect Aimed Car at Officers

A shooting occurred Tuesday in University City when two undercover officers were trying to arrest a drug suspect.

04/16/2014

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Sen. McCaskill Hosting Technology Q&A at CORTEX

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will host a Q&A about St. Louis’ role as a tech hub at CORTEX at 2:30 p.m. today.

04/15/2014

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Schnucks to Close North Grand Location

The Schnucks supermarket at Grand and Kossuth will shut its doors for good in a few weeks.

04/14/2014

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Teacher Arrested for Sexual Assault

Jason Ehlers, 36, was a grade school teacher in the Triad District and a former teacher in Bethalto, as well as a one-time principal in the Southwestern Community School District.

04/14/2014

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Sen. Kirk Calls for $2B for Boeing Fighter Jets

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois will tour the Boeing facility and urge Congress to find the funding needed to support the EA-18G Growler attack fighter program.

04/14/2014

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Sen. Durbin Rallies Support for Raised Minimum Wage

Durbin is a major backer of the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act”, which seeks to raise that figure to $10.10 an hour.

04/14/2014

Cardinals fans gather outside Busch Stadium for a rally before the NLCS Game Three against the San Fransisco Giants on October 17, 2012. (Photo: Amy Determan/CBS Radio)

St. Louis Ranks Number One in Baseball Fan Loyalty

The consumer loyalty indexer Brand Keys says they talked with actual fans across the country and ranked MLB teams for authenticity, history and tradition, fan bonding and “pure entertainment.”

04/11/2014

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