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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

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ameren Missouri Donates 540 Air Conditioners for Distribution Throughout Eastern Missouri

As part of its annual Air Conditioner Giveaway, Ameren Missouri donated 540 window air conditioners to Cooldownstlouis.org, a regional not-for-profit public education and resource charity, which will distribute them to disabled and elderly Ameren Missouri customers throughout eastern Missouri.

06/19/2015

Ferguson Brewhouse (Courtesy: Google Maps)

Ferguson Brewhouse Damaged By Fire

Started in light. Owners vow to reopen as soon as possible.

06/19/2015

Arch Grants

Arch Grants Awarded in St. Louis

Eleven Arch Grants Awarded: Seven in St. Louis

06/18/2015

File photo of a person holding a cellphone. (Photo by Jean Sebastien/AFP/Getty)

FCC to Phone Companies: You Can Stop Unwanted Robocalls

Tired of automated phone calls urging you to vote for a certain candidate or pitching you a cruise vacation? You can now tell your phone company that federal regulators say it’s OK to block them.

06/18/2015

business store closings

McDonald’s To Shrink In U.S. For The First Time In Decades

For the first time in more than 40 years, McDonald’s plans to close more restaurants in the U.S. than it opens.

06/18/2015