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Missourians Rank 9th in Obesity

As far as the states go, Missouri continues to put on pounds. The Show-Me State is ranked the 9th heaviest state this year. Compare that to 14th in 2014 and 20th in 2013.

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Construction of IKEA St. Louis continues April 28, 2015. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

IKEA has Potential to Bring More Stores to St. Louis

New York retail analyst Burt Flickinger calls IKEA a “transformative magnet.”

04/29/2015

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Spring 2015 Regional Tornado Outlook

“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”

03/25/2015

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Missouri School’s PTO Treasurer Accused of Theft

Sappington Elementary School’s PTO funds were supposed to pay for school outings and visits with Santa Claus.

03/20/2015

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Coming Up with the Cash to Pay for Sewer System Upgrades

Do you want the MSD to borrow about a $1 billion, and your sewer rates rise to $61 dollars a month by 2020? Or do you want the district to pay cash as it goes, and your bill go up to $96 dollars a month by 2020?

03/05/2015

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Area Housing Market Off to Good Start in 2015

New sales in January were up 7 percent, and February is seeing double-digit increases over last year.

02/26/2015

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Gas Prices Tumble Nearly A Quarter Per Gallon In Past Week

Prices at some local stations flirt with sub-$3 territory.

10/24/2012

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How Religious Is St. Louis?

Monroe County reports highest percentage, Jefferson the lowest locally.

05/04/2012

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