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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.


Participants react to an active shooter drill in Hazelwood. (Credit: Brian Kelly, KMOX)

Intruder Drill Teaches Lessons Of Sandy Hook

Hazelwood School District staff undergo two days of training


Mineral Area College

Mineral Area College Safest Campus in the State, Police Say

Campus Police Chief Mark Potratz told KMOX there have been no robberies, assaults or rapes over the last year.


Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.


Texas Giant

Overnight America: July 23rd, 2013 – Bill Avery, Jim McCarty

Bill Avery a Safety Consultant to the Amusement Park industry joined us to talk about the recent accidents that happened over the weekend at Six Flags Over Texas (Arlington, Texas) and Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio). […]



Budget Cuts Could Cause Safety Concerns for So. IL

The safety of southern Illinoisans could be put at risk if congressional budget cuts force federal prosecutors to take extended furlough days, the U.S. attorney for the region said.


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Firework Safety in Illinois

State Fire Marshal Larry Matkaitis says sparklers and firecrackers can burn at a temperature of more than 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s hot enough to cause third-degree burns.


Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut

St. Charles Co. School Safety Plan Includes Bullet Resistant Windows, Security Cameras

Other ideas, like police officers in every school, deemed too costly.


An example of the pedestrian lights proposed by Michael Powers in his submission to

“Rally” Idea: Parts of St. Louis Need to “Lighten Up”

An idea to install sidewalk-facing pedestrian lights to poles which hold the city’s orange-haze street lights is gaining popularity.


ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 22:  (L-R) Shira Moskowitz, 17, Liza Karsten and her daughter, Kate Nienaltow, of New York City, pick up their carry-on items inside Concourse C after an apparent tornado caused extensive damage at Lambert International Airport's Terminal One April 22, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. "You felt the buidling begin to shake," said Karsten, who was at the airport for her return flight home. "There was just chaos after the storm." According to a spokesperson for the City of St. Louis, 4 people were taken to the hospital as a result of the storm damage at the airport. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Lambert Airport Gets ‘StormReady’ Designation

The designation gives airport personnel improved communication and safety skills that could help save lives during future storms.