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  • New book seeks to encourage millennials to follow their dreams

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Author Brandon Dempsey has a message for millennials leaving college and entering the work force: shut up and go! The message by Dempsey is a concept that you have to sometimes tell others or the voices in your head to just shut up so you can advance. The message is also the title of Dempsey’s new book, “Shut Up and Go!” The book is aimed at millennials, or those born between 1982 and 2004. Millennials […]

  • Proposed MO bill would give anyone access to anti-opioid drug Narcan

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A proposed bill in the Missouri House of Representatives would give third-party access to Narcan/Naloxone. The bill would allow anyone to walk into a pharmacy to get the opioid overdose reversal drug. This morning Robert Riley II, an addiction counselor at Clayton Behavioral in St. Louis and the co-founder of the Missouri Network for Opiate Reform and Recovery, joined Dan in the studio to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the proposed bill. MO House […]

  • Help children with disabilities by donating to Variety STL today

    To pledge a donation, call 1-800-782-2222 ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – For more than 80 years, Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis has helped thousands of children with disabilities say “I can” by providing them with vital medical equipment, as well as educational, therapeutic, and recreational programs. An international leader in fundraising, Variety the Children’s Charity also distributes grants to 71 qualified partner agencies throughout the St. Louis area to fund programs and/or services that have a direct impact on the lives of […]

  • Job report shows upswing in labor statistic, but economy is still healing

    ST. LOUIS, MO. (KPLR)- The Department of Labor released its quarterly jobs report this morning after a rocky start to the year in the stock market. Peter Lazaroff of PlanCorp spoke with Kim Hudson this morning to explain the findings of the report. The report shows that the economy and labor-force are still healing from the 2008 recession, but labor statistics are on the upswing for those looking for work.

  • Wizard World Comic Con this weekend in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO. (KPLR)- Wizard World is hosting Comic Con at America’s Center in St. Louis. The convention begins today at 3 p.m. and runs through Sunday, April 3. Lisa Hart is joined us live from Comic Con throughout the morning with a small taste of a few exhibits and cosplay outfits featured at the convention. Tickets are still available for the three-day event. For additional information, see below. Wizard World Comic Con Friday, April 1 – Sunday, April 3 America’s Center […]

  • Weber Grill opening their first restaurant in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO. (KPLR)- The famous grill company, Weber Grills, is preparing for the grand opening of their first St. Louis based restaurant Monday, April 4. This morning Executive Chef at the Weber Grill Tim Eagan brought a variety of dishes available at the restaurant, and provided Dan with tips on how to properly grill different dishes. The St. Louis Weber Grill restaurant will feature the first Weber U.S. grill academy, which will host classes to teach patrons how to […]

  • The Hollywood Casino Amphitheater hosting job fair for 2016 concert season

    ST. LOUIS, MO. (KPLR)- The Hollywood Casino Amphitheater is looking for people to join their team for the 2016 concert season. To find interested and capable applicants, the company will be hosting a job fair at the Holiday Inn Express in Riverport this Saturday, April 2. Each concert at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater takes a crew of roughly 500 people to run successfully, said Leslie Ramsay. Ramsay is the operations manager for the amphitheater, and stopped by the KPLR 11 studio this […]

  • Stray Rescue hosting a benefit for dogs rescued from Irondale

    ST. LOUIS, MO. (KPLR)- What started as a Facebook post led to a heart wrenching liberation of a group of dogs. After seeing the post, Randy Grim and his team from Stray Rescue of St. Louis traveled to Irondale, MO. to rescue the 18 sick and emaciated dogs. All of the animals rescued from Irondale are now on the road to recovery, but they need your help according to Grim. Stray Rescue will be hosting a rescue benefit at the […]

  • Social security changes coming by end of April

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- You work hard for your money and you want to take advantage of all that is out there for you. But money matters, especially when it comes to the government, can get complicated. A major law change is happening for people making social security elections at the end of next month. Bart Humphrey, Vice President with Securus Insurance Financial Estate Planning, joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning with more. For additional information visit: […]

  • “Rednecks and Culchies” documentary shows the hidden world of construction workers

    ST. LOUIS, MO. (KPLR)- A new documentary by a Irish native and current St. Louis resident depicts how poverty can affect a man’s choices, happiness and overall life path. The film “Rednecks and Culchies” focuses around the hidden world of Irish and American construction workers who suffer from poor work habits, drug and alcohol addictions and histories of crime. Tony Monaghan, the director and producer of “Rednecks and Culchies” joined Kim Hudson this morning for the new documentary and an upcoming […]

  • Celebrate the first day of Spring at the Natural Living Expo

    ST. LOUIS, MO. (KPLR)- The first day of Spring is this weekend, Sunday, Mar. 20. “The Healthy Planet” magazine is celebrating with the 31st annual Natural Living Expo in Webster Groves. Denise Christen, Lifestyle Editor at The Healthy Planet visited the KPLR 11 to discuss some of the different things guests can expect to see at the expo. The Natural Living Expo will be held in the Webster Groves Recreation Center and will host over 50 exhibits including free health screenings, green […]

  • Local open house to benefit CHAMP Assistance Dogs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- F.O.B. Cottage Florals will be hosting a sale and fundraiser to benefit CHAMP Assistance Dogs at an upcoming open house for the business. F.O.B. is a store for gifts and accessories as well as faux floral arrangements. Kay Wallace, the owner of F.O.B. Cottage Florals, was joined by the executive director at CHAMP Assistance Dogs, Pam Budke and Dyson the service dog. For the open house, F.O.B. will be offering a 20 percent off sale with a […]

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