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  • Helping students cope with stress

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Brianna Massie, from Provident Behavioral Health, is in the studio this morning with some tips to help students dealing with stress. Conflict at home creates stress for students, and parents who notice short tempers, sensitivity to criticism and acting out should take these as signs that their student is struggling. Isolation and withdrawal are typical for students who are perfectionists. If they are isolating themselves, it could be a symptom of stress. Procrastination is also a sign […]

  • National Memorial Day Concert this weekend on PBS

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – This weekend is the National Memorial Day Concert, which will be live on PBS Sunday, May 26, from 7 to 8:30p.m central time. Joe Mantegna, the host, and Ursula Palmer, a Gold Star wife, are talking about the show live from Washington. Palmer and Mantegna will take the stage this weekend for the 30th anniversary of the broadcast which is hosted Mantegna and Mary McCormack. There will be many other performances including a special performance of the […]

  • STL Moms: New Guidelines for kids 5 and under

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Dr. Timothy Lackey is in the studio this morning to talk about the new guidelines you should follow with your young children. As a parent, it’s important to know how active they should be, how long they should be sleeping for and how much time they should be spending in front of a screen. There are new guidelines for parents of children five and under to answer some of these questions. Dr. Timothy Lackey is a […]

  • The College Board offers scholarships for students

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Priscilla Rodriguez, Executive Director of Scholarships Strategy at the College Board, has some advice for students wanting to get ahead this summer in their college planning process. The College Board offers scholarships to students ranging from $500 to $2000. This scholarship program doesn’t require an essay, application or test score. The scholarship is open to all students. 1,000 students across the country have already earned these scholarships since this program has started. The College Board also offers […]

  • Hiring contractors for storm damage repairs

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Homeowners who need repairs due to storm damage are the most vulnerable to scams. Chris Thetford, with the Better Business Bureau, has advice for how to avoid these scams and be better prepared to find contractors. BBB Business Profiles give consumers contact information for business and any complaints that they’ve received. There is also a feature that includes customer reviews, so that consumer’s can have some in-depth information. Consumers can also ‘Request A Quote’ from BBB’s […]

  • Therapy available for those affected by heart disease

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It’s National Mental Health Awareness Month and The Heart Center  offers therapy programs  to those affected by congenital heart defects. Lauren Weir, Staff Therapist for the program, and Courtney Rigdon, a mother who lost her son to a heart defect, are in the studio to talk about the services offered. Rigdon`s baby, Ryley, was born with a severe congenital heart defect and went into heart failure. He needed open heart surgery but his heart transplant was […]

  • Homes available across the region for any type of buyer

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Dawn Walter, with Payne Family Homes, is in the studio this morning to talk about the homes that are being offered this spring. There are homes designed for millennials, first-time buyers, growing families and homes for the long-term. These new floor plans and designs are just now entering the St. Louis market, offering options for everyone. “The Aubrey” has won the 2018 HBA Best New Floor Plan Award winner.  It is aimed towards millennials with sizable […]

  • Summer camp for seniors

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Dr. Paulette Sankofa, Founder and CEO of Peace Weaving Wholeness, is in the studio this morning to talk about a program keeping seniors active during the summer months. Adults aged 50 and up can register June 1 through June 15 for two different week-long sessions in July. Game nights, painting and field trips are some of the activities taking place this summer. The opportunity for seniors to get out and experience activities like these promotes leadership […]

  • MoDOT to close I-44 near I-270 to remove Watson Bridge

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Transportation announced the closure of all lanes of Interstate 44 between I-270 and Geyer Road in order to remove Watson Bridge starting at the end of this month. According to MoDOT, both east and westbound lanes of I-44 will be closed from 7p.m. on May 31 until 8p.m. on June 3. The westbound Route 366 bridge will also close beginning at 7p.m. on Friday, May 31. During the closure, eastbound I-44 drivers […]

  • ‘Hair Love’ promotes self confidence for young girls

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Matthew A. Cherry, author and former NFL wide receiver, and Illustrator Vashti Harrison, are in the studio this morning to talk about their new book, ‘Hair Love.’ Hair Love focuses on the relationships between young girls and their fathers. Cherry hopes the book challenges stereotypes of what’s considered beautiful and encourages positive father-daughter relationships. There will be a book signing at EyeSeeMe African American Children Bookstore in University City on May 20 from 6 to 8p.m. […]

  • Lack of sleep could be affecting your mental health

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lack of sleep and depression are connected so you are more likely to develop depression if you don’t sleep well every night, and you won’t sleep well if you are suffering from depression. Dr. Joseph Ojile, Medical Director of Clayton Sleep Institute, is in the studio this morning to talk about what you can do to prevent both. The chemicals in your brain that regulate your mood, including serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine, are vital to your sleep […]

  • 1 dead, 4 injured after being struck by Amtrak train in Jefferson County

    HEMATITE, Mo. – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department reports one juvenile was killed and four others were injured. The five people were crossing the bridge when they were hit. One juvenile is dead and the four others have minor injuries. The incident occurred at 4700 Highway ‘P,’ near Hematite, Mo. in Jefferson County on Union Pacific tracks.

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