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More than 700 applicants turned out for a Ferguson 1000 hiring event on July 18, 2015 at the Ferguson Community Center. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Funding for Ferguson: Are Donations Hitting the Mark?

When it comes to grants and donations being channeled into Ferguson and surrounding communities, a large portion is going toward the one thing young people say they want the most. “Every single one of them said we need jobs,” says Michael McMillan, president and COO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.


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Winter Storm Warning Reminders

St. Louis city health department has phone numbers & website information, as well as tips for staying safe in a winter storm.



Hancock & Kelley – Wednesday, September 17 – County Council Meeting; Scott Scnuck; Mike Shannon; Outrage Over NFL Attitude

Michael and Debbie on last night’s boisterous County Council meeting; with Scott Schnuck on Schnucks Markets 7th anniversary and this year’s United Way campaign; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; on outrage over the NFL’s attitude in the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson child abuse and domestic abuse cases; and with Rachel Witt about the First Annual South Grand Fall Fest.


Police speak to a protester as they try to control the crowd on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

St. Louis County Council Approves $1M in Emergency Funds for Ferguson Residents

The St. Louis County Council has approved up to $1 million in emergency funds for people living in Ferguson who were unable to work or even leave their homes during the crisis.


To honor the legacy of caring created by United Way of Greater St. Louis’ former President and CEO, Gary Dollar, United Way’s executive board announced it is naming its downtown headquarters the Gary C. Dollar building. The generous support of dozens of individual and corporate donors to the Gary Dollar Fund made this possible. (photo credit: flickr)

United Way Names Downtown Headquarters After Gary Dollar

The UW Executive Board announced it is naming the headquarters the Gary C. Dollar building.


About 2,400 Ameren linemen work to restore power to hundreds of thousands who lost it when tornadoes hit the St. Louis region May 31, 2013.  (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Emergency Management Officials to Survey Damage Today

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and State Emergency Management Agency will assess the extent to which two tornadoes ripped through the area.



How You Can Help Recovery Efforts in Oklahoma

As recovery efforts continue in Moore, Oklahoma today, the nation’s largest charities are offering several ways for you to help out.


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YWCA In Alton Continues To Struggle Financially

YWCA Executive Director Andrea Laymer is still hopeful they can raise $80,000 from Crowdtilt.com to cover the United Way cut.


Dozens of tornado damage victims attended a resource fair in Hazelwood on Sunday, April 14, 2013. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Hazelwood Recovery Effort Continues

A community resources fair was held Sunday for victims of last week’s tornado.


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Hazelwood Hosting Resources Fair For Tornado Victims

Several agencies will be offering services and counseling from noon to 3 at the Hazelwood Community Center.



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