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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

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Bridge Crack Closes I-70 Lane at Boonville

MoDOT director says funding shortfall may lead to more infrastructure disrepair

03/16/2015

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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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Illinois Now Accepting FOID Applications Online

Something that could only be done through snail mail until now.

03/16/2015

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Ill. Drivers Still Risking Tickets to Talk on Cellphones

“There’s really a big misconception where drivers feel as long as the phone’s not up to their ear, they’re abiding by the law” – ISP Trooper Calvin Dye, Jr.

03/16/2015

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Illinois Bill Pardons Underage Drinkers Who Call 911

Roughly two dozen other states have passed laws like this

03/14/2015

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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