KSHE still rules radio ratings, but challengers are closing in | Joe’s St. Louis

Now that the holiday ratings season is far over, let’s take a look at the latest STL radio rankings – for January. Classic Rock KSHE (94.7 FM) retained the champion’s belt but the field has closed in on the defending champion. While KSHE received an 8.5 grade, country music KSD (93.7 FM) jumped to No. … Read more

Ford recalls heavy pickups; Drive shafts can break | nation

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly a quarter of a million heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U.S. because drive shafts can break and cause a loss of performance. The recall affects certain F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks from model years 2017 through 2022. The trucks have gasoline engines and aluminum driveshafts. Ford … Read more

Hong Kong starts compulsory vaccination for restaurants and shops | Health

By ALICE FUNG and KEN MORITSUGU – Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong on Thursday introduced compulsory vaccination for entry to shopping malls, restaurants and a host of other places as it battles a growing omicron outbreak and tries to overcome vaccine reluctance among parts of its population. Businesses have posted a QR … Read more

Los Angeles County eases COVID-19 indoor mask mandate | Health

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County will begin allowing people to remove their masks indoors when vaccinated as the winter omicron surge continues to ease, officials announced Thursday. California’s largest county will relax its public health ordinance on Friday to allow people who show proof of vaccination to unmask indoors in restaurants, bars and … Read more

Lindenwood moves up to Division I and will join the Ohio Valley Conference | Sports

Moving Lindenwood University from NCAA Division II to Division I won’t be easy. Lions football coach Jed Stugart knows this from experience. Stugart was an assistant coach at the University of Northern Colorado when the NCAA DII powerhouse made the Division I leap in 2003. “A move like this definitely brings a new excitement,” said … Read more