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    Washington Town & Country Fair is coming August 3 – 7

      The Washington Town & Country Fair returns to the Washington Fairgrounds with food, fun, and entertainment for the entire family. The fair is a one-price Fair.  That means your parking, concerts, rides, exhibits, and other shows are all included with your admission including: Motorsports, interactive exhibits, carnival rides, livestock show, family fun center, bull […]

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    First Congressional District primary features well known democratic candidates

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Veteran Congressman Lacy Clay is facing a challenge in next week’s Democratic Primary from an outspoken Missouri State Senator. Maria Chappelle-Nadal is calling on voters to change the leadership in the district.  “The people of St. Louis are really tired of one family having control of a congressional district seat for […]

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    Red Cross in dire need of blood, platelet donations

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Every two seconds in the United States, a person is in need of receiving blood or platelets. Accident victims, people suffering from bad burns, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, as well as people getting life-saving treatment for leukemia, cancer, or sickle cell disease could all use blood. The American Red […]

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    Michael Jordan – ‘I can no longer stay silent’ on police shootings

    “I can no longer stay silent.” So says Michael Jordan, widely considered the best NBA player of all time but someone who has refrained from using his celebrity to take a public stand on social issues. Jordan, who owns the Charlotte Hornets, published a one-page letter on The Undefeated, a new ESPN platform dedicated to […]

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    Dallas police see surge in applications

    The Thin Blue Line in Dallas may be getting thicker. Applications to the force have jumped 344% since five police officers were massacred in Dallas on July 7, compared with the same period in June, the department brass said Friday. There were 136 applications from June 8 to June 20 and 467 applications from July […]

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    North Miami shooting: Police officer who shot unarmed therapist identified

    Authorities in North Miami, Florida, on Friday identified the police officer who shot an unarmed African-American man lying in the street with his arms in the air this week. The officer is Jonathan Aledda, North Miami City Manager Larry Spring Jr. said at a press conference. Aledda, a four-year department veteran and a member of […]

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    ‘Manifesto’ surfaces that Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Long may have written

    An Ohio-based rapper said he received an email from Gavin Long less than an hour before the gunman killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Yarima Karama said in a video posted online that the email included images of a three-page, handwritten letter. The subject line of the email was “manifesto.” Police say […]

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    Heroic NYPD duo raced to get suspected bomb out of Times Square: police

    NEW YORK – Two cops on patrol in busy Times Square raced to get the public out of harm’s way Wednesday night after someone threw a suspected bomb into their van, sources said. The NYPD bomb squad later gave the device an all-clear and no one was harmed in the incident, officials said. Sgt. Hameed Armani and Officer […]

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    Gunman stalked Baton Rouge officers before shooting, police say

    Shortly before the ambush that killed three law enforcement officers in Louisiana, the gunman was stalking a Baton Rouge police car with his rifle poised to shoot, police said. Scouting the area in a rental car, Gavin Long initially spotted the patrol car at a convenience store Sunday morning and parked next door, only to […]

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    Facebook post from officer killed in Baton Rouge shooting goes viral

    BATON ROUGE, La. — One of the three officers killed on Sunday has been identified as Montrell Jackson — a 10-year-veteran who recently shared a powerful Facebook post about the physical and emotional hurdles of being an officer after Alton Sterling’s death. Jackson, 32, leaves behind a wife and a 4-month-old baby boy. On July 8, Jackson wrote […]

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    Ella’s Lemonade Stand raising money for veterans

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Nothing sounds better than a refreshing glass of lemonade on a summer day. But taking a sip for a good cause sounds even better. Ella Mateja from St. Peters has created Ella’s Lemonade Stand. The money being raised there goes to make sure troops who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice are […]

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    Jefferson Barracks warns Pokémon players about using national cemetery

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A word of warning to Pokémon Go players from a growing list of places and organizations around the U.S.  The Fairview Caseyville Township Fire Protection District posted on Facebook that their ladder truck was cut off by a van tonight. The people in the car yelled, sorry, we are […]