PSC Hearings Scheduled for Coal Ash Landfill in Labadie

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold hearings, beginning Monday, on a coal ash landfill in Labadie. Ameren Missouri seeks to expand its coal ash landfill site by April of 2016 but must first get approval by the Public Service Commission. Groups expected to attend the hearings include the Labadie Environmental Organization and the Sierra Club which both oppose the landfill. Representatives from Ameren will also attend, arguing its landfill would be safe for the surrounding environment.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 1 min ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.