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.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Ross Seitter with the Washington Senior American Legion Baseball Team. Seitter's batting average is .355 with an on-base percentage of .481. He is second on the team in stolen bases with 16 and he hasn't been thrown out this year. Ross bats second in the lineup with 26 rbi's and 45 runs scored.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 35 min ago

Washington Post 218 will play in the Central Plains Regional in Bismarck, North Dakota Wednesday afternoon. Washington will go up against Eden Prairie, Minnesota at 1:00. The game will be carried live on KLPW-AM 1220 through Lincoln Metro Sports out of Nebraska. Post 218 is 35-5 going in.