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  • St. Louis woman loses half her body weight and wants to inspire others

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A Boeing human resources manager is sharing her success after losing half of her body weight. Julie Newman says that anyone who hears her story should, “Know that you are worth it. Take the leap of faith and invest in yourself and your future!” Newman went from weighing 250lbs in 2016 to losing more than half her size. Over the past year, she has lost 131 lbs. “I don’t remember a time when weight wasn’t an […]

  • Pet of the Week – Truman

    ST. LOUIS – We have a President’s Day pupper named Truman at the station today! Truman’s a 6-year-old lab shepherd mix. He weighs 66 pounds and is very strong and energetic so he would do well in an active household. He’s good with dogs, cats, and kids, and he appears to be house trained. This special guy is very friendly with everyone he meets and loves getting rubbed and loved on. If you are interested in learning more about Truman, you can […]

  • St. Louis native writes World War I book with grandparents’ stories

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Learn about the first wave of feminism, the anguish of World War I and the everyday struggles of uncommon people in St. Louis-native Kathy Rainey Bussman’s book, “The Uncommon English Teacher and the Forgotten Doughboy.” Nearly 20 years ago, Bussmann discovered her paternal grandparents’ diaries and letters from over 100 years ago that painted authentic pictures of their unique personalities, the women’s right to vote, World War I, and the Great Depression. Bussmann used these letters […]

  • Physical therapy eases pain, provides alternative to opioids

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Ten million Americans live with chronic pain, and many are given opioid medication for relief. This has led to a national health crisis of opioid misuse, abuse, addiction and overdoses. The CDC reports 91 Americans die per day from opioid-related overdoses. Kathleen Mees from St. Anthony’s Medical Center says there is an alternative to opioids. Physical therapy provides an alternative to medication for the treatment of chronic pain. Physical and occupational therapy treat pain through movement, manual therapy, patient education and other modalities. This […]

  • Largest Mississippi black carp caught donated for research

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Researchers at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale receive what could be one of the largest black carp used for scientific research. The 115-pound fish was caught earlier this month by commercial fishers in Missouri. Research possibilities include the fish’s health and reproductive potential in the mississippi river. The invasive species was brought to the US from China as a way of controlling parasite-carrying snail that were damaging fish in the south. However, some escaped and made it […]

  • Fergie blasted for ‘unique’ rendition of national anthem

    Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. She sang a unique rendition of the National Anthem at the NBA All Star game. Draymond Green started laughing during her performance. It immediately started trending on Twitter after her performance. The night was a spectacle, both good and bad, from start to finish. Retired NBA icon Shaquille O’Neal kicked things off before the game, imploring fans outside the STAPLES Center to […]

  • Shootout at East St. Louis McDonalds

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – An early Sunday morning shooting happened at an East St. Louis McDonald’s around 5 a.m. at North 24th and State Street. Illinois State Police officers say East. St. Louis Police spotted a vehicle in the drive-thru that was possibly wanted in connection to a shooting in Washington Park. They say details are unclear but at least one of the suspects had a gun. The officer fired at the two suspects. One suspect suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot […]

  • 10th annual St. Louis Centennial Beer Festival starts Monday

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Get ready for the 10th annual St. Louis Centennial Beer Festival, Feb. 19 – Feb. 24. Chef Ryan Luke from Moulin Events joins us to talk about some of the events to look forward to at the festival. The festival is held at Moulin Events at 2017 Chouteau Ave. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

  • A Fine Swine voted best BBQ in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Enjoy the best BBQ in St. Louis, as voted by St. Louis Magazine, at A Fine Swine in New Baden, Illinois. Owner and pitmaster David Stidham gives us a taste of his traditional Kansas City-style burnt ends. Visit A Fine Swine at 124 W. Hanover St. in New Baden, Illinois. For more information, visit

  • Get the best food and wine pairings for National Drink Wine Day

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Celebrate National Drink Wine Day today with Edgewild Bistro and Tap. General manager Aaron Baggett shows us how to pair wines with foods for the best wine experience. For more information, visit

  • Arthur Shivers: Techniques for building muscle

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Fitness expert Arthur Shivers from Generation 3 Fitness shows us how to build muscle with hypertrophy workouts. For more information, visit or call (314) 643-6331.

  • Conservation department begins removing Asian Carp from Creve Coeur Lake

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO -Saturday Missouri Conservation workers hauled out hundreds of pounds of Asian Carp from Creve Coeur Lake.  The aim is to clear the lake of at least 90-percent of the carp to help native species thrive in the lake. The Asian Carp is an invasive species that gained access to the lake after flooding from the Missouri River. The carp are known to scare easy and jump out of the water potentially injuring boaters. The carp will be […]