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  • How to save on your 2016 taxes

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Sandy Furuya, financial planner at Wamhoff Financial Planning and Accounting, shares four things you can do to save on your 2016 taxes. She recommends that you start looking at your taxes as soon as possible! Contribute to your retirement plan, until it hurts – Your contributions are made with pre-tax dollars, meaning that you may be able to save, on average, 25% federal and 3.5%-6% state. You may contribute $18,000 annually to a 401K or $12,500 annually […]

  • Pits and police

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Rhett Nicks was awed by simple photograph of pit bull with two police officers during the unrest in St. Louis in 2014. He notes that both pit bulls and police officers are incorrectly judged as a whole rather than individuals. St. Louis Pet Adoption Center and St. Louis County Police Department Welfare Association decided to team up to break down stereotypes of the pups! The two joined forces to create cute calendars that feature both pit bulls and […]

  • 1 man band at the Washington Town and Country fair

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Washington Town and Country fair is no ordinary fair. It includes everything from live music and contests to strolling entertainment and a 1 man band. The strolling entertainment includes superheros and Disney princesses! The fair is from August 3rd to the 7th! This Friday, there will even be a dance party from 12 PM to 1:30 PM. Get all the information on the fun events at WashMoFair.com

  • Crave wine and snacks at Cravings Restaurant

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Do you ever just crave delicious appetizers and world renowned wine? Find it all at Cravings Restaurant and Bakery! Join them on Thursday, August 18th at 7 PM for a dinner special! They recommend you call in advance to make reservations! You’ll want to so that you can try 9 different small bites of food with 7 wines from across the world! Check out the dishes and wines before you go at cravingsrestaurant.info  

  • Scarlett’s Wine Bar

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Central West End’s newest wine bar serves everything from small board appetizers to sandwiches and pizza! Nick Puccio and Tim McAndrew from Scarlett’s Wine Bar preview some of their favorite dishes on the 9 AM Show! The restaurant, which offers a wide selection of wine, is open for lunch and dinner. Follow the wine bar on their Facebook page!

  • STL event focuses on teens

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – This weekend come see 45 vendors, contribute to a school supplies collection, and participate in a fundraiser for teen health! Arnaud Jones visits the 9 AM Show to discuss the event happening this weekend! Head to the New Northside Community Center this Saturday, August 7th from 2 PM to 6 PM. There will be a teen help program sponsored by STLMPD from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM. The seminar is on social media, human trafficking, gangs, drugs, also parents affected by […]

  • Exercise trend works the whole body

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Want a complete body workout? Pure Barre uses the ballet barre to perform small movements, which burn fat, sculpt muscles and create long, lean physiques. Brianna Berens and Beth Westrich from Pure Barre join us to teach us some moves! The two are not shy about the workout, and note that it is very hard. It usually takes participants a couple classes to get into the swing of things. They encourage you to work at your pace. […]

  • SLMPD ice cream truck visits the 9 AM Show

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Metro Police Department is helping citizens stay cool this summer in a unique way. They have their very own ice cream truck, full of delicious frozen treats. The ice cream truck visits the 9 AM Show to showoff their favorite snacks. The police department decided to invest in an ice cream truck because they wanted to reach out to the community in a fun, safe way. The ice cream is absolutely free! […]

  • Save cats and dogs at the Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Drink for a cause at the Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl! Becky Krueger, the executive director from Five Acres Animal Shelter and Jackie Spiker from Hope Animal Rescues are here to discuss the event that helps dogs and cats. Join the two rescue shelters at the Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl on Sunday, August 27th at 11 AM on Main Street in St. Charles. The event benefits both shelters and will feature an adoptable dog from Hope […]

  • World breastfeeding week

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – This week is “world breastfeeding week”. It promotes breastfeeding and highlights its importance to the health of mothers and babies.  It emphasizes the importance of support from family and friends, from the health care system and from the community. Lonna Ellsworth, who is a lactation consultant at mercy hospital, says that her goal is to make sure there are healthy moms and healthy kids. This year’s theme is ‘Breastfeeding: A Jey to Sustainable Development’, is it mainly to bring […]

  • Seniors count proposition

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The number of senior citizens living in Missouri and in the St. Louis region continues to grow and so does the concern for their well being, from food to medical care to housing. That’s why the folks for “Seniors Count” of greater St. Louis are pushing for a senior citizens service fund tax on the upcoming November ballot called “Proposition S”. Jamie Opsal, the program manager for the organization, calls the proposition necessary, because we have over 300,000 citizens […]

  • Be the Match at Busch Stadium

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Would you give up 15 minutes of your life to help save the life of someone else. This Saturday, you could help save 1 of 14 thousand  people with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers waiting for a donor match at Busch Stadium’s “Be the Match Registry”. Ron Bretz, a three year cancer survivor, knows the importance of this registry. His transplant donor was found in Germany, a 21 year old man who had just recently joined […]