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A barrel of blue and yellow colored shovels sit in wait for Tuesday's IKEA groundbreaking in St. Louis. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Industry Leaders Expect Construction Boom in St. Louis

They say even without an NFL stadium or a defense mapping headquarters the city will be in demand of construction employees.

08/28/2015

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Texas Transportation Institute: St. Louis is 35th Worst Traffic City in US

Report shows U.S. drivers have driven more than 3 trillion miles in the last 12 months.

08/27/2015

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Young STL Residents Want More ‘Livability’ Downtown

Young Friends of Downtown co-chair Charles Gascon says a lot of times, Downtown feels “empty.”

08/27/2015

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Ferguson Brewhouse Nears Reopening

“We’re going to have some kinks to work out, so we want to kind of start of a little slower,” he says. “Once we get comfortable, then we’ll have a little party.”

08/27/2015

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Crown Candy Kitchen Ranked One of 34 Best U.S. Diners

The ranking was founded by Foursquare. Another St. Louis eatery, the Southwest Diner, also made the list.

08/26/2015

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Burger King to McDonald’s: Let’s Make a McWhopper

McDonald’s responded by saying they could do “something bigger to make a difference.”

08/26/2015

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Monsanto Drops Syngenta Takeover Bid

Monsanto says it will remain independent.

08/26/2015

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AB Updates 97 Trucks to Reduce Carbon Footprint

The switch will decrease it’s annual carbon-dioxide emission by 2,500 tons, says AB’s Senior Director Transportation.

08/26/2015

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St. Louis’ Governing Board Advances Minimum-Wage Boost

St. Louis’ governing board on Tuesday advanced a compromise measure that would ease the city’s minimum wage up to $11 by 2018.

08/25/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 25, 2015 in New York City. Following a day of steep drops in global markets, the Dow Jones industrial average rallied over 300 points in morning trading.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Stocks Surge After China Cuts Rates to Help Economy

The move erased some of the stock market’s heavy losses from a day earlier when concerns over a slowdown in China’s economy rattled global markets and knocked down the Dow Jones industrial average more than 588 points.

08/25/2015

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