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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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One Year Later, Prop P Has Raised Millions for Regional Park Improvements

Putting that money to work is Great Rivers Greenway, who are working to expand and preserve the River Ring, a connected system of trails and greenways throughout the region.

04/10/2014

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MoDOT Testing Traffic Zone Safety Transmitters

If it’s a bit annoying, MoDOT officials say that’s the point.

04/10/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Alton Debating High-Speed Rail Line

Mayor Brant Walker expects unanimous passage of a resolution calling for state and federal officials to pull the plug on any further development of a high-speed rail station in nearby East St. Louis.

04/09/2014

Former St. Louis Cardinals teammates Ozzie Smith (L) and Vince Coleman (R) joke with Willie McGee before a ceremonial first pitch on Willie McGee Night at Busch Stadium before the Pittsburgh Pirates-St. Louis Cardinals baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 26, 2011. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cardinals Hall of Fame Voting Opens

For the next few weeks, fans can weigh in with their choice of eight candidates.

04/08/2014

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Police: Fatal St. Francois County House Fire Could be Homicide

Investigators say evidence found during an autopsy indicated that the deaths of 50-year-old Stanley Halter and his 46-year-old wife Tammy should be investigated as homicides.

04/08/2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr, Metro St. Louis

Metro Bus Drivers Back to Work

Metro bus drivers reported to work on time this morning and officials with the transit company say everything is running smoothly.

04/08/2014

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Police: New Lead in SIUE Kidnapping-Robbery

Last Wednesday night, a student was kidnapped and forced to withdraw money from an ATM.

04/07/2014

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Metro Workers Stage Possible “Sick Out”

Several Metro bus drivers called in sick this morning, leaving some routes running late as the agency scrambled to find replacements.

04/07/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum Opens to the Public

It’s not just the home opener—it’s also Opening Day for the Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, with a dedication ceremony set for 10 a.m., and an official opening at 11 a.m.

04/07/2014

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I-64 Closes Friday Night in Chesterfield

Interstate 64 will close beginning Friday night to remove two bridges in Chesterfield.

04/04/2014

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