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Ferguson Effect? Mass Transit Ridership Down

Ridership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.


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Illinois Jobless Rate Falls to 6.4 Percent

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state’s unemployment rate fell in November to its lowest level since June 2008, hitting 6.4 percent.


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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?


St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

McCulloch: Michael Brown Grand Jury Still Hearing Evidence

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch says don’t expect a verdict in the Michael Brown case this week or even next.



Missouri Jobs,Unemployment Rate Both Fall in November

Missouri’s unemployment rate fell in November, but so did the number of people with jobs.


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Drought Emergency Extended In Missouri

Nixon: Wildfire risks will remain through mid-November.


Mo. Court Hearing Challenge To Ballot Initiatives

The authority of the Missouri auditor to write financial estimates for ballot initiatives is under scrutiny by the state Supreme Court.


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Hope For St. Charles Smoking Ban Vote Snuffed Out

Rejection may lead to petition drive to put issue on ballot next year.



SIUC Faculty Group Sets Nov. 3 Strike Date

Members of the faculty association plan to strike if a contract settlement isn’t reached.


Midwest homes sales up in Nov.

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)__The latest housing data shows home sales in the Midwest rose 6.4 percent in November from a month ago to a level of 1.00 million.


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