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The rooftop garden at 14th and Convention in downtown St. Louis. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Rooftop Garden Opens On Top of Downtown Building

There’s a rooftop downtown which takes the notion of a backyard farm to a whole ‘nother level — three stories up.

06/25/2015

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McDonald’s Reveals 48 Percent Of Happy Meal Orders Chose Soda

McDonald’s says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.

06/25/2015

Courtesy: Hat Trick Consultants

Meeting on Fenton Arena Plan Tonight

Developer calls it “pretty significant step”

06/25/2015

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St. Louis Store to Stop Selling Confederate Flags

Don Strathearn tells KMOX the three major manufacturers that supply his store sent an email this week saying they are stopping production of the flag.

06/24/2015

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Maria Toutoudaki

New Minimum Wage Proposal: Still $15 Per Hour, Longer Wait

City Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.

06/24/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 23: (L-R) Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) wait for the start of a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing entitled "Update on the Recalls of Defective Takata Air Bags and NHTSA's Vehicle Safety Efforts," on Capitol Hill, June 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McCaskill: NHTSA Must Change Or Lose Funding

Missouri Democrat among senators lashing out at transportation safety agency for mismanagement

06/23/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon in with Grupo Fontana, an automotive company based in Milan, Italy. Courtesy of Nixon's Twitter account (@GovJayNixon).

Governors’ Trade Missions have Uneven Record of Success

Jay Nixon flew to Spain, Italy and Germany last week to talk business strategies with companies like BMW and BASF chemical plant.

06/23/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  A  sign hangs on a Tim Horton's cafe in Manhattan on August 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

First Tim Hortons West of Mississippi River to Open in Maplewood

Franchisier Eric Sigurdson says the Maplewood location opens at 6 a.m. Tuesday, and more locations are on the way.

06/22/2015

Nurnberg, Germany (Credit, Randy Yagi)

For Missouri Firm, Trade Trip Brings Sales But No Big Deals

Nixon says the trips ultimately are good for the state, “whether it’s in the trade agreements that we’ve done or the relations that we build or just also thanking organizations which have invested significant money” in Missouri.

06/22/2015

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Robot Grocery Store to Bring Products to Shoppers Via Vending Machine

A first-of-its-kind robotic grocery store in Iowa will allow shoppers to purchase products through a fully automated vending machine at all hours.

06/22/2015

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