St. Louis transit in line for a federal bailout

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ST. LOUIS — Bi-State Development is set to get $142 million under the $2 trillion federal coronavirus relief law, its CEO said, as budget holes widen amid big ridership declines for the transit agency and economic developer. President and CEO Taulby Roach said Bi-State, which operates Metro Transit, expects to […]

Missouri River flood risk | ksdk.com

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OMAHA, Neb. — Flooding remains a concern in several states along the Missouri River, even though the weather has been kind so far this spring, according to the National Weather Service. The agency said Wednesday that the flood risk is high in eastern South Dakota, eastern North Dakota, eastern Nebraska, […]

Keeping pets safe during COVID-19 outbreak

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COLUMBIA – The coronavirus pandemic is forcing veterinarians to change their daily operations.  Dr. Leah Cohn works at the small animal hospital at MU’s veterinary health center. She said the center is limiting what cases vets are treating right now in an effort to conserve supplies.  When veterinarians work on […]

Summary of April 8 Severe Weather Event

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Overview Severe thunderstorms occurred during the late afternoon and evening hours as a strong cold front moved into the area. Surface low pressure moved across central Illinois during the late afternoon hours, with our region well into the systems warm sector. High temperatures soared into the mid 80s in many […]

coronavirus | St. Charles County enacts 21-point order

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. — A 21-point order went into effect Thursday to help prevent the spread of COVOID-19 in St. Charles’s County most vulnerable communities. All assisted living, intermediate care, long-term care, residential care and skilled nursing facilities located within St. Charles County will adhere to guidelines for preventative […]

John E. Chester – KOAM

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August 15, 1936 – April 6, 2020 April 8, 2020 5:26 PM Simpson Funeral Home Posted: April 8, 2020 5:26 PM John E. Chester age 83 passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020 at Spring River Christian Village. He was born in Carthage, Missouri to John C. Chester and Mary […]

Vela Sue Shofler – KOAM

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September 16, 1937 – April 6, 2020 April 8, 2020 5:30 PM Simpson Funeral Home Posted: April 8, 2020 5:30 PM Vela Sue (Susie) Shofler age 82 of Carterville, MO passed away April 6, 2020. She was born in Webb City, MO on September 16, 1937 to Raymond Courtright and […]

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