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‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ and Terrific!

Tony winning plays offers a lot more than laughs.

03/23/2015

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Ride-Sharing Companies Lobby in Jeff City; Taxi Commission Won’t Budge

Taxies are still your only choice in St. Louis, which is now the largest city in the country without any ride-sharing services, and Uber and Lyft are all the rage across the country.

03/19/2015

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Johnny’s Market in South County Could be Replaced with Gas Station

Johnny’s Market – the South County landmark – could be bulldozed for 10 gas pumps and a convenience store under a proposal that has neighbors heated up.

03/18/2015

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State Farm Plans to Use Drones to Examine Insurance Claims

Flying will be done by trained pilots, not the claims adjustors.

03/18/2015

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Normandy Schools Again Unaccredited

Missouri Board of Education restores classification

03/17/2015

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