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Highway 64 may be Named Kurt Warner Rams Road

February 23, 2000
By: Renny MacKay
State Capital Bureau

To get to the TWA Dome next year you may have to take Kurt Warner Rams Road, instead of highway 64.

The Missouri House is set to debate this change.

From Jefferson City, Renny MacKay has more.

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The House Committee on Transportation passed the bill that would rename highway 64 in St. Louis today. The bill is now onto the House.

However, the bill's sponsor hasn't talked to the honoree about the idea, and neither have Ram officials.

Don Koller is chair of the transportation committee, and wrote the bill.

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Contents: He says Warner is a great person and wants to honor him and his wife.

The one law maker who voted against the bill said he is worried the state could be taking away from the importance of naming roads.

From the state capitol, I'm Renny MacKay.


After two seasons in the NFL Kurt Warner may have a highway named after him.

A bill headed to the Missouri House would do just that.

From Jefferson City, Renny MacKay has more.

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In his first full year in the NFL, Warner was named league MVP and then was named Super Bowl MVP, and now highway 64 in St. Louis may be named after him.

The House Committee on Transportation voted today to pass a bill to honor the Rams football player.

Don Koller is the committee's chair and is the bill's sponsor.

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Contents: He says Warner is the teams QB and because of his honorable character deserves to be honored.

Koller hasn't talked to Warner about the idea, and Rams' officials say they haven't talked to Warner either.

The renaming of the highway would cost the state 25 hundred dollars.

From the state capitol, I'm Renny MacKay.


The Missouri House is set to hear a bill that would rename highway 64 in St. Louis after Kurt Warner.

Renny MacKay has more from Jefferson City.

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Warner has only been in the NFL for two years, but he may receive an honor bestowed on Hall of Famers, deceased sports heroes, and record setters.

The House Committee on Transportation passed a bill today to rename part of highway 64. An honor last given to Mark McGwire after he set a major league baseball record.

The bill's sponsor is Representative Don Koller.

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Contents: He says Warner posseses the qualities of being a great athlete and being a great person. Qualities rarely found together.

Koller does admit Warner could turn out to be a flash in the pan or could even leave town when his contract ends, but still wants to honor him.

From the state capitol I'm Renny MacKay.


Rams fans rejoice, highway 64 is one step closer to being renamed Kurt Warner Rams Road.

From Jefferson City, Renny MacKay has more.

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The House Committee on Transportation approved a bill to rename the St. Louis section of highway 64 after the Rams MVP.

Only one member of the committee voted against the bill... a Kansas City Chiefs fan.

Representative Chuck Pryor didn't object to the bill because of his fan loyalty though.

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Contents: He said the state risks removing the importance of naming a road after someone.

The name change would cost 25 hundred dollars to post new signs, and the bill must still be approved by the House and Senate.

From the state capitol I'm Renny MacKay.