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President Obama Launches Personal Twitter Account

First message sent Monday was, “Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years in, they’re finally giving me my own account.”

05/18/2015

Yogi Berra in Tampa, Florida on February 26, 2011. (Getty/J. Meric)

Should Yogi Berra Be Awarded Medal of Freedom?

Family of St. Louis native has petition drive going, much like Cardinals did for Stan Musial years ago

05/12/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, over 50 years after they were severed in January 1961. In a prisoner exchange, U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed after being held in Cuba since 2009 and sent to Cuba three Cuban spies who had imprisoned in the U.S. since 2001.  (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Obama Picks Chicago For Presidential Library

University of Hawaii and Columbia University were also considered

04/30/2015

President Barack Obama speaks during an event marking the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015. US President Barack Obama rallied a new generation of Americans to the spirit of the civil rights struggle, warning their march for freedom "is not yet finished." In a forceful speech in Selma, Alabama on the 50th anniversary of the brutal repression of a peaceful protest, America's first black president denounced new attempts to restrict voting rights. ( SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Mentions Ferguson in Selma Speech

U.S. leader said, “”What happened in Ferguson may not be unique, but it’s no longer endemic, or sanctioned by law and custom.”

03/07/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall event at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, March 6, 2015.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama: Ferguson Discrimination “Oppressive & Abusive”

Nation’s chief executive makes remarks ahead of Selma remembrance

03/06/2015

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Congressman Clay Discusses Ferguson at White House

Clay will discuss the lessons learned from Ferguson and reforming the criminal justice system and law enforcement when he makes a presentation to President Barack Obama during a Congressional Black Caucus meeting at the White House.

02/10/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20:  U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address as Vice President Joe Biden applauds on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to address income inequality, making it easier for Americans to afford college education, and child care.  (Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Delivers Ambitious State of the Union; GOP Urges Him to Cooperate

Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class and a torrent of veto threats for the GOP’s own plans.

01/21/2015

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Blunt: No More Excuses for Obama on Keystone XL Pipeline

Missouri Republican calls Keystone an opportunity to drive the economy and decrease reliance on foreign energy.

01/14/2015

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Top 10 Most-Viewed St. Louis News Stories of 2014

As 2014 winds down, KMOX.com recaps the 10 most-viewed local news stories of the year.

12/31/2014

President Barack Obama meets with a group of newly elected governors in the Oval Office at the White House December 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama met with Gov. Bill Walker (I-AK), Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R-IL), ÊGovernor-elect Larry Hogan (R-MD), ÊGovernor-elect Charlie Baker (R-MA) Governor-elect Tom Wolf (D-PA), Gov. Gina Raimondo (D-RI) and Governor-elect Greg Abbott (R-TX).

Bruce Rauner Meets With President Obama

Illinois Republican among newly-elected state governors invited to White House for chat

12/05/2014

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