Scott AFB Could Face Cuts

The St. Louis region's largest employer is bracing for the impact of planned cuts by the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force is planning to cut more than 22-thousand airmen this year. Spokeswoman Karen Pettit at Scott Air Force Base says over two-thousand airmen at the base in Belleville are eligible for what is called voluntary separation. She says they are also vulnerable to be cut whether or not they want to be. The largest cuts are being planned for security personnel.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Running Back Jared Rennick of the Washington Blue Jays. Jared carried the ball 35 times for 393 yards and a state record nine touchdowns in Friday's 84-57 win over the Holt Indians. For the season, Jared has carried the ball 188 times for 1502 yards, averaging eight yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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