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  • Catch Aries Spears at the Helium Comedy Club

    ST. LOUIS – Comedian Aries Spears joins us to promote his shows in St. Louis April 19 and 20. Spears got his start in the comedy business at just 14. He will be performing at the Helium Comedy Club at the St. Louis Galleria Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. Tickets and information are available at st-louis.heliumcomedy.com.

  • Friday mascot: Jaxson

    ST. LOUIS – Our mascot of the week is Jaxson! He is a 2-year-old who recently came to the APA after spending a year in a rural shelter. Jaxson is looking for a home, and he gets along well with humans and other dogs. He is a sweet, county boy, so he is still getting used to living in a bigger city. To visit Jaxson, head to the APA of Missouri at 1705 S Hanley Rd. or call (314) 645-4610.

  • ‘Hello from a Stranger’ brings thousands of stories together across the globe

    ST. LOUIS – Photographer Adam Schluter joins us to discuss his “Hello from a Stranger” project. In one year, Schluter visited 19 countries taking more than 1,000 portraits of strangers to compile into his book “Hello From a Stranger.” Driven by a broken heart, Schluter’s project snowballed from a crazy idea to a heartwarming goal of learning people’s stories and sharing them with the world. The book will be released in May. You can pre-order the book at hellofromastranger.com/orderthebook. All […]

  • Missouri ‘Shark Tank’ winner redefines the U.S. meat industry

    ST. LOUIS – Lucinda Cramsey, Missouri-based farmer turned “Shark Tank” entrepreneur, joins us to promote her meat subscription service, Moink. More than 80 percent of the meat industry is controlled by four companies, but Cramsey is out to change that. Her inspiration came from a desire to help support family farmers become financially independent while giving Americans across the country access to the highest quality, ethically sourced meat. To subscribe for Moink, visit moinkbox.com.

  • Track your steps in April with UHC’s ‘Step Up for Better Health Sweepstakes’

    ST. LOUIS –Dr. Kim Perry, chief medical officer with United Healthcare of Missouri, joins us with tips for reaching movement goals to improve health with their “Step Up for Better Health Sweepstakes.” April is “Move More Month,” and Perry along with the rest of United Healthcare urges Americans to commit themselves to better health. Health experts recommend a daily step-goal of 10,000 steps to improve physical and mental health. Throughout April, St. Louisans have to opportunity to win prizes and […]

  • Preparing for active shooter situations 20 years after Columbine

    ST. LOUIS – Joe Sondag from Tier One Tactical Solutions joins us to discuss preparing for active shooter situations. The organization is made up of former law enforcement officers. They go to schools and workplaces to give people the tools and knowledge they need handle violent intruders. The problem has grown nationwide since the Columbine shooting 20 years ago. Today, Sondag thinks it is important to have conversations about active shooters and violent intruders with children without outright scaring them.

  • Get a full body workout with Cason’s ‘body blaster’

    ST. LOUIS – Cason from C3 Fitness  stopped by to show us his “body blaster” workout routine. Repeat for 3 sets: Burpee with triceps rows at the bottom and a shoulder press at the top (10 reps) Burpee with pushup at the bottom and 2 bicep curls at the top, one regular, one hammer curl (10 reps) Up-Up Down-Down Planks (10 reps- switch leading hand after 5)

  • Peregrine falcons are back in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS – Jeff Meshach from World Bird Sanctuary and Dan Zarlenga from the Missouri Department of Conservation tell us all about the peregrine falcons in Missouri. The nest is on one of the stacks at the Ameren Sioux Power Center in St. Charles County along the Missouri River. Ameren set up a web cam that is monitored by the World Bird Sanctuary and the Missouri Department of Conservation to bring St. Louisans live coverage of the fascinating birds. The […]

  • STL Moms: “Grandparenting” benefits

    ST. LOUIS – Mark Gregston author of “Grandparenting Today’s Teens” joins us to discuss the role grandparents can play in your child’s life. Grandparents can often offer guidance and wisdom better than anyone else in their grandchildren’s lives. Their care can also ease the load of overworked parents to provide the best possible environment for growth and development.

  • Skip the surgery and opt for a regenerative procedure

    ST. LOUIS – Regenerative orthopedics specialist Dr. Chris Wolf from Bluetail Medical Group joins us to discuss alternative treatment plans to surgery for chronic pain. Whether your pain is from an injury or just daily wear and tear, surgery is not the only option. Regenerative procedures can be used for arthritic pain and joints as well as acute injuries from things like sports, tendonitis, or plantar fasciitis. Avoiding surgery means you’ll be able to get back to your normal routine […]

  • Man’s best friend and America’s favorite pastime together at Busch Stadium

    ST. LOUIS – Fredbird, Dan Koehler from Purina, and Sarah Javier the executive director of the APA of Missouri stopped by with some of their adorable puppies to promote the 15th annual “Purina Pooches in the Ballpark” at Busch Stadium. When you buy a special ticket, you can enjoy the ballgame with your furry friend in a pet-friendly section of the stadium. Additionally, the first 30,000 fans 16 and older will get to take home a special edition “Yadi” dog […]

  • CCFR Easter egg hunt benefits community outreach program

    ST. LOUIS – Capt. David Maupin, firefighter Matthew Conoyer, and the Easter bunny himself stopped by to promote the Central County Fire and Rescue is Easter egg hunt to benefitting their Central County Community Outreach Program. The free event kicks off with face painting and bounce houses before launching into four age-appropriate egg hunts. Participants are encouraged to make donations to the community outreach program in place of a registration fee. The Central County Community Outreach program benefits families and individuals […]

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