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Army Corps Prepares for Potential Levee Trouble

Near the end of the wettest June on record in St. Louis, Hunn is monitoring river levels with a wary eye on some of the lesser levees that protect farms and towns, from St. Charles to Clarksville.

06/29/2015

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Purple Heart Medal Returns to WWII Soldier’s Family

A lost Purple Heart medal was returned to the family of World War II veteran, William T. Brewer.

05/28/2015

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

Fresh Call for Total Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

A longtime leader of the environmental movement in St. Louis is calling for the total removal of all nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

04/21/2015

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State Officials, Missourians Show Support for Fort Leonard Wood

“If the proposal went through as it is, I mean, that’s 59 percent of the permanent positions at Fort Leonard Wood,” Kander says.

03/03/2015

Warren County Sheriff

Warren County Deputy on Leave Over Fabricated Ambush Report

The unnamed deputy claimed that he came under fire in the Reifsnider State Forest on Saturday night from an unknown shooter who then fled.

02/02/2015

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers health physicist Jon Rankins talks about Coldwater Creek at a meeting on January 30, 2015. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Army Corps of Engineers Seeks to Soothe Coldwater Creek Concerns

The big question asked by several: Why aren’t there signs, warning children and others to steer clear of the creek?

01/30/2015

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Army Referral Scheme Makes Couple Millionaires

The scheme, perpetrated by a retired Army sergeant and his wife, used a website to gather names of individuals interested in joining the Army. The couple then submitted those names to the Army, earning them a cash bonus for each recruit they “referred.”

01/20/2015

U.S. Army Major General Leslie Smith, commanding general at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri

Ft. Leonard Wood Commander Says Recruiting Remains Competitive

Major General Leslie Smith tells KMOX the military should not be viewed as a “last resort” for job seekers between the ages of 17 and 24.

09/22/2014

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Fort Leonard Wood Bracing for Loss of Military, Civilian Positions

Facing the possibility of losing more than 5,400 military and civilian positions, officials at and around Missouri’s Fort Leonard Wood are going on the offensive.

09/15/2014

A soldier salutes the flag. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Nebraska Man Killed During 3rd Tour In Afghanistan

A 30-year-old Army staff sergeant from Nebraska man is being remembered as a devoted family man after his death in Afghanistan.

07/27/2014

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