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Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial, waves to fans during Stan Musial Day at Busch Stadium on October 2, 2010, in St. Louis. Word has come from the White House on November 17, 2010 that Musial will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January 2011. Musial, who will be 90 later this week, is one of 14 awarded the Medal of Freedom today. Others include former President George H.W. Bush;  Maya Angelou, poet; Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel; U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.; John H. Adams, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council; Warren Buffet, investor and philanthropist; Jasper Johns, artist; Dr. Tom Little, U.S. ophthalmologist murdered in Afghanistan; Yo-Yo Ma, musician; Sylvia Mendez, civil rights activist; Bill Russell, former NBA player; Jean Kennedy Smith, former ambassador; and John Sweeney, former AFL-CIO president.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt/FILES

Nixon Signs Bill Naming ‘Stan Musial Memorial Bridge’

Missouri is naming its side of a new Mississippi River span the “Stan Musial Memorial Bridge” for the late St. Louis Cardinals great.

07/10/2013

File photo of barge on Mississippi River.

Second Mississippi River Bridge Hit by Barge

For the second time in less than a week a Mississippi River bridge has been struck by a barge. The latest incident happened Thursday morning.

04/25/2013

KMOX

Missouri House Supports Naming Bridge After Clay

The Missouri House bill would put Clay’s name on the Missouri portion of the Poplar Street Bridge.

03/28/2013

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MoDOT: Too Many Commuters Slipping Back Into Old Blanchette Habits

Not enough using alternates, leading to more back-ups.

11/07/2012

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UPDATED: First Blanchette Commute Following Closure Was “Smooth”

City works to minimize financial impact of year-long shutdown of westbound bridge.

11/05/2012

3/29/12-A patrol boat participates in the search for a missing worker on the Mississippi River. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Companies Face Fines Over Bridge Worker’s Death

Andy Gammon of Park Hills, Mo., died during construction of a new Mississippi River bridge.

10/05/2012

McKinley Bridge

Work Will Shut Down One Lane Of The McKinley Bridge Tuesday

Traffic will cross one lane at a time from 9 am to noon.

09/25/2012

Body-found

Man’s Body Discovered Beneath O’Fallon MO Bridge

Kent Gerst, 24, had been reported missing Sunday night.

09/10/2012

CRANE STYLE: A look at the vast array of construction cranes being used to construct the new interchange that will serve as the eastern entrance from I-70 onto the new Mississippi River Bridge. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Drought-Starved Mississippi Slowing Work On New Bridge

Low water means crews can’t use barges to move heavy sections of bridge deck.

08/21/2012

7/25/12-Lots of gesturing behind closed doors Wednesday as representatives from the East-West Council of Governments from both sides of the river discuss the future of a ramp that currently carries traffic from eastbound I-70 onto the Poplar Street Bridge into Illinois. In the end, a final decision was pushed back to September. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Final Decision On PSB On-Ramp Pushed Back To September

One member of East-West Gateway calls latest delay “ridiculous”.

07/25/2012

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