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    8-year-old diagnosed with breast cancer to undergo mastectomy

    CENTERVILLE, Ut. (KTVX) – It’s a diagnosis rarely seen in someone so young. A Salt Lake City 8-year-old girl is battling breast cancer. Chrissy Turner’s parents, Troy and Annette found out the Centerville Elementary third grader has a condition usually associated with grown women. “It was about the middle of October she came to us […]

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    Rookie police officer released from hospital, after being shot by suspect

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A rookie St. Louis city police officer is expected to be released from a hospital Monday after he was shot last night and a suspect was taken into custody. An investigation shows that even after he was shot, the rookie police officer and his sergeant were able to take the suspect […]

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    Illinois State Police crack down on distracted driving

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Illinois State Police is cracking down on distracted driving this holiday season as troopers are out on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge for a special detail. Every thanksgiving, millions of drivers take to the roads and highways to join their loved ones for the holiday. Illinois State Police says […]

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    Homeless veteran’s East St. Louis campsite slated to be bulldozed

    UPDATE: After this story aired Friday evening, an anonymous donor came forward to provide housing for the people living at the homeless camp. EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – A homeless camp near the East St. Louis Riverfront could soon be forced to move. Homeless Iraq War veteran Ron Johnson says he was told Friday […]

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    Mom texts trooper son’s phone after his death, gets an amazing response

    LAFAYETTE, Co. — A mother mourning her young son is receiving comfort in an unexpected way. KUSA reports that Carole Adler’s son, Taylor Thyfault, 21, was an Army veteran and in the final stages of cadet training with the Colorado State Patrol when he lost his life. Taylor was at a crash investigation when he was asked to help deploy […]

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    Video of Chick-fil-A employee singing ‘God Bless The USA’ goes viral

    OAK PARK, Kan. — Customers at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Oak Park, Kansas were treated to a special rendition of “God Bless the USA” on Veterans Day. Dontarius Jamel Young, a “team leader” at the restaurant, performed for customers in the main dining room. Young performed twice on Veterans Day, and Frances West shared video of […]

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    Slay hands over control of Soldiers Memorial

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Soldiers Memorial in St. Louis is now officially in the hands of the Missouri Historical Society, which plans a $30 million renovation of the downtown St. Louis landmark. Mayor Francis Slay used Veteran’s Day on Wednesday as an opportunity to formally sign over control of Soldiers Memorial. The complex was built in […]

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    Michael Middleton named interim president of University of Missouri system

    COLUMBIA, MO (KTVI) – The University of Missouri’s Board of Curators turned to a veteran professor and retired deputy chancellor Thursday to lead the four campus system. The decision comes four days after students protesting racial issues pressured Tim Wolfe, the university’s system-wide president, to step down. Mike Middleton, a Civil Rights lawyer and retired […]

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    St. Louis Aldermen hold first hearing on new stadium financing plan

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Inside Room 208 in City Hall Thursday morning, key players for the proposed, new riverfront NFL stadium detailed the project’s financing before members of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen’s Ways and Means Committee. The revised bill requires a serious financial committee by the NFL. Board Bill No. 219, introduced by […]

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    The Veterans Day memorial that is only ‘perfect’ one day a year

    ANTHEM, Ariz. — It’s a “perfect” tribute that can only be seen on Veterans Day each year. The Anthem Veterans Memorial, located in Anthem, Arizona, is a monument dedicated to honor the service and sacrifice of our armed forces. According to the city’s official website: “At precisely 11:11 a.m. [PT] each Veterans Day (Nov. 11), the sun’s rays […]

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    Special offers for veterans and active-duty military this Veterans Day

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Wednesday, November 11, 2015, is Veterans Day. Many restaurants  will offer special deals or free meals to both veterans and active-duty military to thank them for their service. A valid veteran’s card or military I.D. is required for most giveaways. Lumière Place : a complimentary meal at The Kitchen Buffet & Bistro. Ameristar and River City […]

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    Veterans Day 2015 freebies: Full list of restaurant deals on Nov. 11

    Several businesses and restaurants are offering something free to veterans and active duty military personnel on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The offers range from free breakfast items to complete meals. Note: Offers good at participating location. Uniform or military ID may be required as proof of service. Some of the offers listed below originally found at Local deals: Lumière […]