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TAJI, IRAQ - APRIL 12:  U.S. Army trainers watch as Iraqi Army recruits train at a military base on April 12, 2015 in Taji, Iraq. Members of the U.S. Army's 5-73 CAV, 3BCT, 82nd Airborne Division are teaching soldiers from the newly-formed 15th Division of the Iraqi Army, as the Iraqi government launches offensives to try to recover territory lost to ISIS last year. U.S. forces, currently operating in 5 large bases throught Iraq, are training thousands of Iraqi Army combat troops, trying to rebuild a force they had origninally trained before the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq in 2010.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Belleville’s Military Boots Contract Saved by Failed Bill

The Belleville Boot Company employs 750 people nationwide and has manufactured military boots since World War 1.

06/18/2015

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Congressman Clay’s Career Fair Set for June 8

More than 100 area employers will have booths set up for Lacy Clay’s 10th annual career fair.

06/05/2015

CEO of U.S. Steel promises the smokestacks in Granite City, Illinois, will not go cold forever. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

UPDATE: Last-Minute Reprieve for Hundreds of Granite City Steelworkers

Bill before Congress seeks to block dumping of cheap steel and other foreign-made products into U.S. markets.

05/27/2015

CEO of U.S. Steel promises the smokestacks in Granite City, Illinois, will not go cold forever. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Illinois Congressman Bost Says Granite City Steel Will Come Back

CEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.

03/26/2015

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

Former U.S. Congressman WIlliam "Bill" Clay stands near the sign bearing his name that will soon be posted at the entrances to the Poplar Street Bridge. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Poplar Street Bridge Renamed In Honor Of Former Congressman William “Bill” Clay Sr.

Honored for his 33 years of service representing St. Louis on Capitol Hill.

10/07/2013

6/4/12-Cong. Lacy Clay speaks with a couple of the thousands of people in attendance at his 7th annual career fair at Harris-Stowe State University Monday. More than 1,000 job openings at St. Louis-area businesses were up for grabs. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Clay Hosts 7th Annual Career Fair At Harris-Stowe

1,000 jobs, more than 5,000 applicants.

06/04/2012

Mel Hancock

Capitol Perspectives: Mel Hancock’s Legacy

It would be difficult to exaggerate the legacy to Missouri of Mel Hancock, who died this month at the age of 82. In many ways, the Springfield businessman and congressman was Missouri’s first tea party member.

11/15/2011

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