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.
The on-going countdown to the Michael Brown grand jury decision coincides with the start of the holiday shopping season – so what can St. Louis-area retailers expect?
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Introduced late last week, the ACLU’s new “Mobile Justice” app has already been downloaded up to 1,000 times, according to executive director Jeffrey Mittman.
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“The moment you stop recording, that video is sent to the ACLU servers,” says ACLU executive director Jeffrey Mittman. “It cannot be erased. It cannot be deleted. It cannot be destroyed.”
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Missouri Department of Transportation crews are firing up their snowplows today, but there’s no need to panic.
St. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.