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This picture taken on April 26, 2014 shows Japanese videogame giant Nintendo's characters Super Mario and Luigi (L) performing in Chiba, suburban Tokyo. Nintendo booked a 229 million USD annual loss on May 7, reversing a year-earlier profit as dismal sales of its Wii U console during the crucial Christmas holiday period dented results.

Nintendo Forms Alliance with Mobile Game Firm in About Face

Nintendo’s trademark game characters such as Super Mario and Pokemon could finally feature on smartphones and tablets.

03/17/2015

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Star Clipper Comics to Open in Downtown St. Louis

Store relocating from U. City to 1319 Washington Ave. by early April.

03/17/2015

Volunteers clean up debris on the parking lot of a QuikTrip gas station after demonstrators looted and set fire to the building when a candlelight vigil became violent in Ferguson, Missouri on August 11, 2014. People are protesting the police shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Burned-Out Ferguson QuikTrip to Be Transformed Into Job Center

“It served as a symbol of what had transpired,” says Urban League President and CEO Mike McMillan. “It is our goal to take it into a phoenix rising from the ashes, so that we will then transform what was a tragedy and turn it into a triumph.”

03/17/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s task force released a new round of stadium and property renderings by HOK in St. Louis on March 2, 2015. The new renderings reflect input received over the past seven weeks from the NFL and St. Louis Rams, as well as stakeholders in the project including Ameren, the Terminal Railroad Association, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and others. The task force is developing plans for an open-air NFL stadium project on the North Riverfront of downtown St. Louis that could be the new home for the Rams, as well as related enhancements to the Edward Jones Dome and America’s Center convention facility. Rendering by HOK/UPI

St. Louis Stadium Task Force Hopeful Major League Soccer Continues Expansion

Major League Soccer commissioner will spend much of 2015 evaluating potential expansion.

03/17/2015

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Missouri Falls Short of National Average When it Comes to Pay Equality

Women make 71 cents to every $1 men make in Missouri. The national average is 78 cents to the dollar, according to Doyle.

03/16/2015

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Fenton Chrysler Plant Site Redevelopment Moving Forward

KP Development president Terry Barnes says they’re speaking with several possible tenants for the Fenton Logistics Park and hope to have their first tenants signed this month, breaking ground this summer.

03/11/2015

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$500,000 in Ferguson, Dellwood Clean-Up Funding Put to Use

“The community is a good community. It was a bad situation.”

03/11/2015

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STL-Based Tech Training Program Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Federal Effort

The $100 million federal TechHire initiative hopes to train more people for jobs in the technology field. TechHire is modeled in part on LaunchCode, a program that began in St. Louis.

03/10/2015

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Mo. Lawmakers Hear Input on New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.

03/09/2015

An 1880s tavern, re-created inside Anheuser-Busch's Old Schoolhouse museum, includes a life-sized side of a refrigerated train car. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Anheuser-Busch Highlights St. Louis Legacy in New Museum

The museum, which includes 400 objects, or about 10 percent of the brewery’s collection of historical items, opens Monday as part of expanded tour offering.

03/09/2015