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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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As Tattoos Gain in Popularity, Artists Say Stigma Lingers

One recent survey showed that 60 percent of employers admitted they’re less likely to hire someone with tattoos.

07/16/2014

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Todd Akin: Abortion ‘More Serious Moral Crime’ Than Slavery

Speaking on KMOX, Congressman Todd Akin said he believes abortion is a more serious moral crime than the “next worse thing,” slavery.

07/16/2014

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Transportation Tax Opponents Voice Concerns

They say Amendment 7 lets over-the-road truckers off the hook for tearing up Missouri roads.

07/15/2014

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St. Charles County Elections Director Accused of Overcharging Local Govts.

Chrismer has reportedly agreed to return $113,000 in grant money that a state review board determined had been used inappropriately.

07/15/2014

Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

Search Continues for Missing St. Louis County Man

Gregory Miller, 57, walked away from his home Monday evening.

07/15/2014

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Section of I-44 Downtown to Close This Weekend

Starting tonight, a section of I-44 between the Poplar Street Bridge and Broadway downtown will be closed.

07/11/2014

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Police: Death of 82-Year-Old Man ‘Apparent Homicide’

Officers were called to the home in the 2800 block of Harding Boulevard at 3:30 a.m.

07/10/2014

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Cardinals Fantasy Camp Moves to Busch Stadium

Fantasy Camp runs today through Sunday.

07/10/2014

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Illinois Man Sentenced for Embezzlement

Kenneth Loving of East St. Louis was working for Midwest Service Group when he pilfered more than $25,000 meant for out-of-work Illinoisans.

07/09/2014

File photo of State Route 100, the Great River Road, shut down in Alton. (Photo via Grafton Facebook page)

Flooding Shuts Down Highway 100 in Grafton

The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.

07/09/2014

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