Moderator Michael Calhoun, along with panelists Charlie Brennan and Mark Reardon, discuss today's top news, with topics including this morning's Oscar Nominations announcements, the latest with the government budget, and "Fact or Fiction".
The flu season isn’t getting any better – in fact, the latest numbers show it’s getting more intense; a new report says while 1 in 5 American adults have mental health issues, less than half have received treatment; and adolescence is now said to last until age 24. KMOX’s Fred Bodimer has more.
Today marks Day 3 of the government shutdown. Moderator Michael Calhoun, along with panelists Charlie Brennan and Scott Faughn, publisher of the Clayton Times, Missouri Times, and SEMO Times, discuss this and more, with topics including the latest amidst the Governor Eric Greitens scandal, who will be playing for the title of Super Bowl LII Champion on February 4th, Amazon, and this past weekend’s women’s marches around the country, marking 1 year after the first women’s marches.
Influenza is still bad throughout the country. The number of flu deaths this season is more than double what it was at this time last year. More than 750 people have died from the influenza virus since October 7. KMOX’s Fred Bodimer has more.
Scientists say they’ve made progress on a blood test that can detect cancer early; a clue to how this flu season got so bad; and millions of Americans still smoke, despite knowing the dangers, according to a new government report. KMOX’s Fred Bodimer has more.
John Hancock & Michael Kelley join Michael Calhoun for today's Overtime. With a midnight deadline looming, GOP lawmakers scramble to pass a stopgap spending bill to keep the government running. Who's to blame? Amazon moves forward without St. Louis for HQ2. What do the finalists have that we don't? Could a North-South Metrolink line finally be happening? After a Florissant woman claimed Steak N Shake had worms in their meat, the health department investigated and now the company is suing...
The CDC says flu related hospitalizations nearly doubled last week, Wal-Mart has a solution for safely disposing opioid medications at home, and new hope in the treatment of Autism through learning a second language.
This morning, Amazon released a list of the 20 cities that made the Top 20 list for their new North American headquarters. Michael Calhoun moderates the conversation between panelists Charlie Brennan and Scott Faughn, Publisher of the Missouri Times, Clayton Times, and SEMO Times. Other topics include whether or not Governor Eric Greitens will step down following his recently announced extramarital affair, and “Gut Reaction”.
The government has updated flu activity in the United States, and it’s clear the flu is everywhere; new research into breast cancer survival rates; and a new study shows the growing cost of asthma in the US. KMOX’s Fred Bodimer has more.
Host Michael Calhoun is joined in studio by panelists Charlie Brennan and Andy Karandzieff, owner of Crown Candy, to discuss today’s biggest news, with topics including crime in our city, how Lambert could soon be privately run, and this season’s flu epidemic.