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  • College-bound students: Fight identity theft on campus

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Chris Thetford of the Better Business Bureau joins the show to discuss the steps for incoming college students to take to fight identity theft. Identity theft affects students just as much as their parents so it is important to establish good habits for monitoring and detecting fraud. From protecting your school mail box to keeping important documents under lock and key, these steps and more can reduce the chance to become a victim of identity theft. […]

  • Help fight dog-fighting in remembering the Missouri 500 dog rescue

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Debbie Hill, Vice President of Operations for the Human Society of Missouri, and Mike Bizelli, Photographer and Author of ‘Last Day on a Chain’, join the show to discuss an event known as the ‘Missouri 500’ which has since been written in the book. On July 8th, 2009, the Humane Society of Missouri participated in the largest dog fighting bust in American History. More than 400 dogs were rescued and around 100 puppies were born from […]

  • Help your community with the Clean Up and Green Up workday event

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Judith Arnold, Organizer of Clean Up and Green Up, joins the show to discuss a community-wide event to clean up the area of Central West End to North St. Louis and Downtown – a route constantly traveled on by St. Louis street cars until 1968. Residents from seven St. Louis neighborhoods have planned this clean up and will take place August 10th from 9:00 A.M. to noon. 200 people have already been recruited but any volunteers […]

  • Reverend Traci Blackmon fixing racism problems in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Reverend Traci Blackmon joins the show to discuss her recent trip to Ghana and her time preaching around the St. Louis area following the Ferguson shooting. Reverend Blackmon has since been working on making changes in racism nationally and in the St. Louis area, working with activists out of Ferguson who went to some of St. Louis’ premier universities.

  • Be part of the largest construction project in St. Louis history

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – One of the biggest construction projects in St. Louis history is getting started soon but cannot be completed without help from the community. US Army Corp of Engineers Amy Snively (Outreach Program Specialist) and Brendan Fahey (Community Project Engagement Manager) visit Fox 2 News in the Morning to discuss an upcoming job fair for people who want to work on this project. The USACE is hoping for around 1,100 people on the site each day, so […]

  • Celebrate revitalization and building strong neighborhoods at the Rise Up Festival

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Larry Perlmutter, the Communication and Development Manager of Rise Community Development, joins the show to discuss Rise and the Rise Up Festival and get a special performance from an old star. The Rise Up Festival will be Saturday, August 17th from 2:00-11:00 P.M. The event will be held at 1627 Washington Ave. For more information visit riseupfestival.org or call 314-333-7008.

  • Strides for Hope run to support families who have lost children

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Vikki Collier and Ross Chickering of Infant Loss Resources, a long with Leslie Dempewolf and Diane Bashirian, who have lost children to Suddent Infant Death Syndrome, join the show to discuss a special event to support Infant Loss Resources. Strides for Hope 5K run and 1 mile walk will be August 10th at 8:30 A.M. beginning in Forest Park at the Upper Muny parking lot. Registration begins at 7:00 A.M. followed by a Memorial Dove release […]

  • Get your child ready for the new school year

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Bill Stephens from the St. Louis Public Library joins the show to discuss parent’s final preparations for their child’s return to school in the upcoming weeks. From books to databases, homework helpers and more, the library has an endless amount of resources that can help a child get through the school year. Parents can also get help from the library on the parents page found on the website including a list of book recommendations for children […]

  • Competitive eating; more than just stuffing your face with food

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Brandon Clark, a.k.a ‘Da Garbage Disposal’, joins the show to discuss the sport of competitive eating. His career started about 2 and half years ago he has not slowed down since as Saturday, August 3rd was his 100th contest he has competed in. The competitions that Clark compete in range from ice cream, to pizza and more. ‘Da Garbage Disposal’ will be competing in Las Vegas on Sunday, August 28th in the Scorpion Hot Chicken Wing […]

  • From an Uber to book shelves

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Donald Bouton, an Uber driver and creator of Backseat Inklings, joins the show to discuss his journal that has stories written from people from 37 different countries. Donald Bouton asked his writers to jot down the most positive impact in their lives. The journal has since been turned into a book full of heart-warming stories from across the world. There will be a book signing on Saturday, August 24th from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. at […]

  • Know the steps to handle credit card theft

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Chris Thetford of Better Business Bureau joins the show to discuss credit card and account theft. When accounts and card information is stolen, many people worry and are unsure what to do in that situation. The owner of the card is not liable for any charges made by thieves but it is important to know what steps to take to fix the problem. Always be aware of your credit reports and contact your bank if something […]

  • Don’t let technology and personal data fall into the wrong hands

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Best Buy Geek Squad Agent Derek Meister joins the show to discuss tech security and why it is important for students to protect their gear. Many devises can be quite expensive so it is important for families to know what to buy and what is not needed. Protecting your data and gear can help prevent fraud, scams, theft and more.  

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