Cardinals give GM Mozeliak two-year extension

The St. Louis Cardinals announced Saturday that senior vice president and general manager John Mozeliak has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the team through the 2018 season. Last February, the Cardinals had signed Mozeliak to a three-year extension. Mozeliak has served as the team's general manager the last six seasons (2008-2013). The Cardinals have advanced to the postseason four times, winning a World Series title in 2011 and making the World Series in 2013, during his tenure. The 45-year-old Mozeliak has been a member of the Cardinals' front office
since 1995.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

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

3 hours 31 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.