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Illinois 2 Months Away from Legal Marijuana Sales

The number of applications for medical marijuana cards has increased by 40 percent since March.


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St. Louis Company Designs Wristband App to Manage Stress

Data Dog measures your stress level by factors like heart rate, location and time, then sends the info to your smartphone.


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LISTEN: Stifel Celebrates 125 Years

Stifel today is the sixth-largest traditional full-service wealth management firm, and to put a cherry on top, this year, it is celebrating 125 years of business.


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Non-Stop Flights to Vegas Out of Mid-America Airport to Begin in November

Allegiant Air manager of airports Eric Fletcher says it’s already a hot ticket, with an introductory fair – all taxes and fees included – of $49 each way.


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Pay at the Pump: Buy Lottery Tickets Faster at Gas Stations

There are 1379 pumps, at 45 locations throughout Missouri where you can now purchase tickets at the pump.


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E-Mail Scandal Rocks University of Illinois

Several administrators accused of using private correspondence to hide from public view


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Illinois Opts Out of Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Illinois had its last summer sales tax holiday in 2010. It won’t be among the nearly 20 states offering them this season.


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Funding for Ferguson: Investments, Donations Add Up to Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

“One year later, we have $480 million in new investment and nearly 1,000 new jobs,” says Sheila Sweeney, interim CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.


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Prop 1 is a Lonely Measure on Tuesday’s City Ballot

An estimated 10 percent of voters are expected and Prop 1 needs a two-thirds majority vote to pass.


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St. Louis is 55th out of 62 Best U.S. Cities to Live In

Wallet Hub spokesperson says St. Louis’s crime rate and health issues were the leading cause for a low rank.


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