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BIG 3: Spring is Here, “Breakthrough”Premieres & Powerball at $550M

1. The vernal equinox marks the start of Spring today. Both the Northern and Southern hemispheres will experience twelve hours of daylight and twelve hours of darkness. 2. The movie about a St. Charles boy who was trapped for 15 minutes under the ice of Lake St. Louis and survived premieres in STL today. 3. Today’s Powerball jackpot is over ... Read More »

Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Luke Combs, More Set To Perform ACMs

We’re ready for the ride, are you? Next week’s ACM Awards are sure to be an exciting night as we’re expecting to see some of Nashville’s heavy hitters take the stage. We got the announcement yesterday that more stars would be added to the list of performers including Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, ... Read More »

LISTEN: Which Chris is This?

Stephanie from Herculaneum played “Which Chris is This?” for a pair of 4th row tickets to see Chris Young, Chris Janson & LoCash (Chris & Preston) on July 11th at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre! Read More »

LISTEN: Bud and Broadway’s Best of the Bi-State Bracket Round 1

Bud and Broadway are on a mission to figure out what YOU think is the best attraction in St. Louis with their Best of the Bi-State Bracket. Today Ted Drewes, the Gateway Arch, Grant’s Farm and the Anheuser-Busch Brewery all made it to the next round. Read More »

LISTEN: Filling Out Your Bracket

Today is the day many of us will fill out college basketball brackets. If you don’t know a lot about the teams we tried to find an easy way to pick the winners! Read More »

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  • Official: 3rd pilot aided next-to-last Lion Air flight

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The chairman of Indonesia’s transportation safety agency confirmed Thursday that a third pilot was in the cockpit of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 on a troubled flight the day before the aircraft crashed on Oct. 29, just minutes after takeoff. However, Soerjanto Tjahjono, chairman of the National Transportation Safety Committee, on Thursday disputed reports ...
  • John McCain

    GOP senators defend McCain as Trump goes on attack again

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain , even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked. By the time the president began his anti-McCain tirade in Ohio on Wednesday, several leading Republicans had signaled a new ...
  • Albania opposition holds new rally, calls for early election

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A few thousand opposition protesters have gathered in front of Albania’s parliament building calling for the government’s resignation and an early election. Thursday’s rally is part of the center-right Democratic Party-led opposition’s protests over the last month accusing the leftist Socialist Party government of Prime Minister Edi Rama of being corrupt and linked to organized crime. ...
  • Donald Trump

    Trump says public should see ‘ridiculous’ Mueller report

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller’s report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as “ridiculous.” “Let it come out, let people see it,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House on Wednesday for a trip to Ohio. “Let’s see whether or not it’s legit.” ...
  • R. Kelly

    Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S. judge to allow him to come to the Arabian Peninsula sheikhdom to perform shows and “meet with the royal family.” Officials in Dubai and the wider United Arab Emirates did not ...
  • Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk

    Skeptical EU leaders to hear May’s plea for a Brexit delay

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May was trying to persuade European Union leaders on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to three months, with her plans to leave the bloc in chaos just eight days before Britain’s scheduled departure. May will meet the 27 national other EU leaders in Brussels, a day after she wrote requesting an extension to ...
  • The Latest: Merkel will do everything to prevent no-deal

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will work “until the last hour” to try and ensure that Britain doesn’t leave the European Union without a deal. Merkel spoke to German lawmakers before a summit Thursday at which Britain will seek to delay its departure from March 29 to ...
  • R. Kelly

    Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S. judge to allow him to come to the Arabian Peninsula sheikhdom to perform shows and “meet with the royal family.” Officials in Dubai and the wider United Arab Emirates did not ...
  • World Video Game Hall of Fame to announce 2019 finalists

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — This year’s finalists for the World Video Game Hall of Fame are about to be revealed. Hall officials say they will announce the Class of 2019 contenders on Thursday morning. The winners will be inducted May 2. Players can weigh in by casting a “Player’s Choice” ballot through March 28 at the website: www.worldvideogamehalloffame.org . The ...
  • Jung Joon-young

    Court reviews arrest request on K-pop singer Jung Joon-young

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — K-pop singer Jung Joon-young was attending a South Korean court hearing Thursday on whether a warrant will be issued for his arrest on allegations he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent. He told reporters at the Seoul Central District Court that he was sorry and apologized again to ...
  • R. Kelly

    Citing cash woes, R Kelly asks judge for OK to fly to Dubai

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R. Kelly asked a judge Wednesday to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, according to a new court filing that said he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex abuse charges. The R&B singer hopes to do up to five concerts next month in ...
  • Songs by Jay-Z, Lauper being added to Recording Registry

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that “La Bamba,” ”Gunsmoke” and “Hair” are some of the titles tapped for preservation this year. The national library chose a few more memorable titles including Neil ...
  • Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer. Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang announced Tuesday that Miley Cyrus, Santana, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, the Black Keys and Chance the Rapper will also perform at the Woodstock 50 Music ...
  • Bernie Torme, guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, dead at 66

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Torme, a guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, died a day before his 67th birthday, according to his drummer. Drummer Mik Gaffney told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Torme died on Sunday at a London hospital. Gaffney said Torme had pneumonia in both lungs and was on life support for four weeks. Gaffney added that Torme ...
  • Lee Daniels

    Daniels: ‘Pain and anger’ around ‘Empire’ in recent weeks

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Empire” co-creator and executive producer Lee Daniels says the weeks since cast member Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with fabricating a racist and homophobic attack have been “a freakin’ rollercoaster.” In an Instagram video that doesn’t refer to Smollett by name, Daniels says since “the incident” he and his cast have “experienced pain and anger ...
  • Mom with kids on YouTube channel suspected of child abuse

    MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — A woman who operated a popular YouTube channel featuring kids is facing allegations she used pepper spray to discipline her seven adopted children, and locked them for days in a closet at their home outside Phoenix, authorities said Wednesday. Machelle Hobson’s children had no food, water or access to a bathroom whenever they were sequestered in ...
  • Scripts from ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ to be digitally preserved

    JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hollywood producer Carl Reiner and the National Comedy Center say they’re working together to digitally preserve Reiner’s collection of scripts from the 1960’s “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” The scripts are full of Reiner’s handwritten changes to the dialogue. Reiner, who turned 97 on Tuesday, says creating and producing the comedy is the project he’s most ...
  • Danica Patrick to join NBC’s Indy 500 team

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick will join NBC Sports’ inaugural coverage of the Indianapolis 500 as an analyst alongside host Mike Tirico. Patrick retired from racing after last year’s Indianapolis 500. Her eighth appearance in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” prepped her for a return as a television personality. She told The Associated Press racing at Indy last year ...
  • Kristoff St. John

    Coroner says ‘Young and Restless’ star died of heart disease

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Young and the Restless” star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease, with excessive drinking at the time of his death a contributing factor, according to a coroner’s report released Tuesday. Investigators listed “hypertrophic heart disease” as the cause of the 52-year-old’s death on Feb. 4 at his home in Los Angeles. “Hypertrophic” means the ...
  • Chicago police union wants federal probe in Smollett case

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police union’s president alleges that the county’s top prosecutor interfered with the investigation of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself and wants the Justice Department to determine if she broke any laws. WLS-TV in Chicago reports that Fraternal Order of Police President Kevin Graham wrote the Justice Department following reports that Cook County State’s ...
  • Colbert postpones visit to New Zealand after attack

    NEW YORK (AP) — Talk show host Stephen Colbert has postponed what was supposed to be a surprise visit to New Zealand following the terrorist attack in Christchurch that killed 50 people. Colbert’s “Late Show,” the top-rated American late-night show, said that he was supposed to travel to New Zealand on Wednesday for a week of shows. He was invited ...
  • Filmmaker David Lynch teaching a class on creativity

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — According to filmmaker David Lynch, all it takes are 70 ideas to make a feature film. The visionary mind behind “Blue Velvet,” ”Mulholland Drive” and “Twin Peaks” is imparting this and other wisdom, like never giving up final cut, in a new MasterClass on creativity and filmmaking that’s available now for enrollment online. Lynch joins an ...
  • Kevin Tsujihara

    Warner Bros.’ chief Tsujihara steps down following scandal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara, one of the highest ranking Hollywood executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, stepped down from the studio Monday following claims that he promised roles to an actress with whom he was having an affair. WarnerMedia chief executive John Stankey announced Tsujihara’s exit as chairman and chief executive of Warner ...
  • Dick Dale

    Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, ‘Miserlou’ composer, is dead

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like “Miserlou” and “Let’s Go Trippin'” earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 81. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dick Dale passed away Saturday night. No other details were available. Dale liked to say it was he and not ...
  • Brie Larson

    ‘Captain Marvel’ soars even higher with stellar 2nd weekend

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Captain Marvel” has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust. Walt Disney Studios estimated Sunday that the intergalactic superhero fell only 55 percent from its record-breaking opening. This weekend, “Captain Marvel” earned an additional $69.3 million from North American theaters and $119.7 million internationally, bringing ...
  • Golden Globe Awards to kick off awards season on Jan. 5

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has chosen a date for next year’s Golden Globe Awards. The association said Friday the 77th annual awards will be held Jan. 5. The ceremony will kick off a condensed awards season with the Oscars moving up their ceremony to Feb. 9, 2020. In January, the Globes were watched ...
  • James Gunn

    James Gunn rehired to direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Months after being fired over old tweets, James Gunn has been rehired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Representatives for the Walt Disney Co. and for Gunn on Friday confirmed that Gunn has been reinstated as writer-director of the Marvel franchise he has guided from the start. Gunn was fired last July over ...
  • John Cusack

    Tribeca to host ‘Say Anything…’ reunion, doc on Anastasio

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival has added a “Say Anything…” reunion screening to its upcoming festival, as well as the premiere of a documentary on Phish lead singer and guitarist Trey Anastasio. Tribeca announced Thursday that writer-director Cameron Crowe and the cast of “Say Anything…” led by John Cusack will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic ...
  • R. Kelly

    Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S. judge to allow him to come to the Arabian Peninsula sheikhdom to perform shows and “meet with the royal family.” Officials in Dubai and the wider United Arab Emirates did not ...
  • Jung Joon-young

    Court reviews arrest request on K-pop singer Jung Joon-young

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — K-pop singer Jung Joon-young was attending a South Korean court hearing Thursday on whether a warrant will be issued for his arrest on allegations he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent. He told reporters at the Seoul Central District Court that he was sorry and apologized again to ...
  • Lee Daniels

    Daniels: ‘Pain and anger’ around ‘Empire’ in recent weeks

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Empire” co-creator and executive producer Lee Daniels says the weeks since cast member Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with fabricating a racist and homophobic attack have been “a freakin’ rollercoaster.” In an Instagram video that doesn’t refer to Smollett by name, Daniels says since “the incident” he and his cast have “experienced pain and anger ...
  • R. Kelly

    Citing cash woes, R Kelly asks judge for OK to fly to Dubai

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R. Kelly asked a judge Wednesday to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, according to a new court filing that said he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex abuse charges. The R&B singer hopes to do up to five concerts next month in ...
  • Felicity Huffman

    Huffman’s court date pushed back in admissions scam case

    BOSTON (AP) — A judge has granted a request to push back actress Felicity Huffman’s court appearance in Boston on charges that she participated in a college admissions cheating scam. Huffman was initially scheduled to appear in Boston federal court on March 29 along with fellow actress Lori Loughlin and other parents. But a judge on Wednesday moved Huffman’s hearing ...
  • Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of Hollywood’s power elite, including prolific television hit maker Shonda Rhimes, were hosting a fundraiser Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris. The evening event is billed as a “reception in support of Kamala Harris for the People,” and Harris is expected to attend, according to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press. The reception will ...
  • UK police arrest wealthy Indian jeweler Nirav Modi

    LONDON (AP) — Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi, whose jewels once adorned stars from Bollywood to Hollywood, was arrested in London Tuesday, more than a year after Indian authorities alleged he was involved in a $1.8 billion bank fraud. Modi, 48, was detained in central London and remained in custody overnight, the Metropolitan Police Service said. He is due to appear ...