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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

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

Illinois Congressmen Rodney Davis & Mike Bost tour Scott AFB Transportation Isolation System on January 23, 2015 (photo supplied by Cong. Davis'
 office)

Scott AFB Plays Part in Ebola Fight

U.S. TRANSCOM comes up with transportation isolation system for patients and caregivers

01/24/2015

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Bost Upsets Enyart In Metro-East Congressional Race

Murphysboro Republican defeats first-term Democratic U.S. Rep. from Belleville in one of Illinois’ tightest races

11/04/2014

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Mark Reardon – 10/23/14 – John Gaskin, Mike Bost

Community activist John Gaskin joins us to discuss the Michael Brown shooting investigation. Illinois Stat Representative, Mike Bost, joins us in studio.

10/23/2014

Illinois House of Representatives (KMOX file photo)

Mike Bost Says TV Ad Using Rant Isn’t Hurting Campaign – It May Be Helping

Illinois Congressional candidate Mike Bost’s oposition is using his rant on the Illinois House floor in their TV ad, but is it hindering or helping Bost?

09/23/2014

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Mark Reardon: Illinois Republican Congressional Candidate Mike Bost

Illinois Republican Congressional Candidate Mike Bost is perhaps best known for his statehouse rant from 2012. He’s trying to unseat U.S. Representative Bill Enyart, a Democrat from Belleville’s 12th congressional district.

09/22/2014

Illinois Adjutant General William Enyart

Rep. Enyart Defends Vote on Furloughed Chaplains

Belleville Democrat Bill Enyart was the lone “no” vote of 401 that were cast in the House on the weekend resolution relating to military chaplains who’ve been furloughed.

10/07/2013

A worker cleans and lubricates the head of the machine, after the stimulation hydraulic fracturing of one segment of the well is finished, at Southwestern Energy Co.'s natural gas production site at the Marcellus Shale formation in Camptown, Pennsylvania, U.S. (Julia Schmalz/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Illinois House Continues Battle Over Fracking Bill

State Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) says the bill needs to pass as soon as possible, claiming it could be a “gold rush” for Illinois.

05/01/2013

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Illinois House Considers Banning Teens from Tanning Salons

Bill sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) says the links between tanning and cancer are simply too strong to ignore.

03/22/2013

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