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Doug Kaufman
My name is Doug Kaufman, and I'm excited to be part of the Wentzville Patch reporting team. I have been a journalist for 26 years, including stints at the Belleville (IL) News-Democrat as a feature writer, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writing news and features, plus writing news and features for an online news source for medical professionals.
I have won reporting and writing awards from the Associated Press and others. I have written about breaking news, religion, science, medicine, health and fitness, veterans and entertainment. I covered The Muny and The Fox Theatre and have interviewed a long list of stars, including Sandra Bullock, Robert Goulet, Charles Schulz, Ray Bradbury, Lawrence Fishburne, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ed Asner, Shirley Jones, Carol Channing and many more. In my spare time, I run, bicycle, kayak, scuba dive and snorkel. I coach running and bicycling for Team In Training, one of the fundraising arms of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. I also photograph pets for the Web site of the Animal Protective Association of Missouri. I look forward to learning what interests you. If you have story ideas you would like to share, I can be reached at dkaufman218@gmail.com. 
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One Tank Trips
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This blog will cover entertainment options readers can drive to on one tank of gas.More Subjects will include shows at The Muny, Fox, Sheldon and other venues plus parades, carnivals and more.
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