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Maria Keena

maria keena1 Maria KeenaMaria Keena joined KMOX in October of 2007. Her duties include anchor co-host of Total Information AM Saturday from 5:00-8:00 a.m. and Total Information AM Sunday from 7:00-10:00 a.m.

Maria also serves as a reporter Thursday and Friday and fill-in anchor. Maria has been in St. Louis radio since her broadcasting career started in 1989 at KXOK, where she was an anchor, reporter and host of a consumer electronics show.

Her career next took her to the legendary WEW, where she started as a weekend announcer and eventually assumed the position of Program Director. In 1998, Maria became the General Manager of KZJZ 1380 AM, where she won the national Marconi award for Best Jazz Station in the Country.

In 2000, she joined Westwood One’s Metro Networks as a reporter and was assigned to different stations in the market, including KMOX as a traffic reporter. In 2001, Maria became bureau chief and in 2003 was promoted to Director of Operations for St. Louis.

In 2005, Maria made the change from radio to television. For nearly two years she was a writer/field producer for KTVI channel 2.

Maria is also a member of the 18 piece Big Band the Knights of Swing — an organization which is committed to preserving the heritage of jazz music.

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Asian Carp Spreading Through Local Waterways

Carp are in Creve Coeur Lake and have been for a few years.

06/18/2014

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Water Boil Order in Effect for Wentzville

A water boil order is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for a portion of Wentzville.

06/17/2014

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1 Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting

Authorities say one person was shot by police after displaying a hand gun.

06/09/2014

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MoDOT Adding Lanes to I-64

A project to ease congestion on I-64/40 in West County will start this fall.

06/06/2014

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Fair St. Louis Transportation Plan Released

Street parking in Forest Park will be prohibited, and fairgoers will only be allowed to park on parking lots in the park.

06/03/2014

Mudied jockeys return to the finish line after opening the 2011 season with a 5 furlong race at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois on March 15, 2011. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Future for Fairmount Park, Slot Machines Unsure

Illinois State Representative Bob Rita tells KMOX’s Charlie Brennan that Fairmount officials have told him their survival depends on getting slot machines.

06/03/2014

Booking photo of Davion Williams courtesy of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

Bank Robbery Suspect Charged with Murder

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney says 39-year-old Davion Williams killed 41-year-old Darnell Jones at the First Western Inn Motel in April.

06/02/2014

Brandan Walker. Photo courtesy of St. Louis County Police Department

Endangered Person Advisory Issued for 22-Year-Old

Brandan Walker suffers from schizophrenia and ADHD and is on medication.

05/27/2014

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Police Curb Cruisers With Park Barricades

A police plan to keep cruising under control in Fairground Park and O’Fallon Park in north St. Louis is drawing fire from the area’s alderman.

05/27/2014

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Police Unions Want Workers’ Comp Benefits for Officers with PTSD

Some police chiefs and municipal leaders nationwide want to require police officers and firefighters to have an accompanying physical injury.

05/21/2014

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