Blues, Halak Blank Oilers

Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves for his third shutout of the season as the Blues blanked the Oilers, 3-0. It was the 25th-career shutout for Halak, who even assisted on a goal. Alexander Steen had a goal and assist while Chris Stewart and T.J. Oshie also lit the lamp. St. Louis has won four out of five to move to 17-11-and-2. Nikolai Khabibulin made 22 stops for Edmonton. The Oilers are losers of three out of four and saw a five-game points streak end to fall to 11-12-and-7.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 6 hours ago

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

11 hours 3 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.