Missouri

WATCH: 4-year-old drummer from St. Peters, Missouri rocks out

(KNOU) — A St. Peters boy is getting local attention after his mother shared videos of him wailing on the drums — and the occasional pot and pan. Luca is 4 years old and started playing when he was barely 2. He can listen to any song and pick up the beat and start drumming, according to his mom...
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'Is this your turd?': Missouri city's cleanup flags dog poop

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown. The Police Department in Springfield, Missouri, posted photos of the flags in use on its Facebook page...
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Main Street in St. Charles named the scariest place in Missouri

(KNOU) - Thrillist has put out its annual list of the SCARIEST places in all 50 states. The scariest place is Missouri is Main Street in St. Charles and for Illinois, it's Raven's Grin Inn in Mount Carroll. They're not talking about "spooky haunted mazes where chainsaw-wielding teenagers pop out at...
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3 meteor showers will peak this month; 2 happening this week

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) - October will feature the peak of three meteor showers lighting up the sky across the globe and two of those will happen on back-to-back nights this week. The Draconid and Southern Taurid meteor showers are expected to light up the night sky on Tuesday and Wednesday nights,...
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PHOTOS: Fenton firefighters celebrate 8 births with adorable photo shoot

FENTON, Mo. (KNOU) - The Fenton Fire Protection District is welcoming eight new members to its crew. Eight different firefighters had a new addition to their families within the last 10 months – so they had a photoshoot to celebrate. The four boys and four girls met for the first time during the...
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Missouri man becomes 8th death from vaping nationwide

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) - A man in his mid-40's who died at Mercy Hospital St. Louis is Missouri's first reported vaping-related death. This is the eighth death that has occurred nationwide from vaping. He'd been hospitalized since Sept. 4 with pulmonary issues -- he had no lung problems when he started...
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PICS: Every state's favorite Disney classic movie

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) - Disney has been creating tales as old as time since 1937 when "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" was created. Since then, hundreds of Disney classics have touched the hearts of movie lovers from around the world and across all ages. Here is each state's absolute favorite Disney...
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Creepy Pics: Mysterious, Terrifying Dolls Invade Festus

FESTUS, Mo. (NOW) - They're being found at busy intersections, near homes and outside of a bowling ally in a Missouri town just south of St. Louis. Odd child-size dolls without faces and sometimes without heads are being placed around Festus, Mo. The photos are being popularized and shared on the...
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Only 7 States Will Sell 'Busch Latte' This Fall And Missouri is One of Them

(NOW) - Busch Light is celebrating fall latte season by releasing "Busch Latte" in the Midwest... It's the same beer but it says "Latte" instead of "Light" on the packaging. Rise and shine. It’s Busch Latte Season. (Sound on for optimal refreshment.) pic.twitter.com/XUqHq2gK4w — Busch Beer (@...
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36 NICU Nurses Working at Same Missouri Hospital Are Pregnant This Year

(NOW) - The neonatal intensive care unit at one Missouri hospital is experiencing a small baby boom. Not because of the number of babies being cared for, but because of the number of babies the staff is having. There are 36 Children's Mercy Hospital NICU nurses giving birth this year. As of July 23...
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