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Charter Communications shown at former company headquarters in Town and Country, Missouri on May 26, 2015, has proposed a three-way merger with cable and broadband providers, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Stenger ‘Optimistic’ About Charter’s St. Louis Jobs

He says his staff was on the phone with Charter executives as soon as news of the purchase broke Tuesday morning.

05/27/2015

A driverless car from Mercedes-Benz is seen on display during the first Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Asia in Shanghai on May 26, 2015. More than 200 technology companies from 15 countries around the world are showcasing their consumer technology innovations at CES Asia which takes place from May 25 to 27.  AFP PHOTO   CHINA OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

LockerDome Founder Encourages St. Louis to Think Beyond Uber

Gabe Lozano, founder and CEO of LockerDome, is especially high on the driverless car concept. He thinks there’s no reason why St. Louis should stay non-aggressive on that front.

05/26/2015

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch Selling Building, Looking for New Location

Publisher Ray Farris says, “We are a 21st-century media company operating in a mid-20th-century building.”

05/26/2015

Charter Communications shown at former company headquarters in Town and Country, Missouri on May 26, 2015, has proposed a three-way merger with cable and broadband providers, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

UPDATE: Charter Buying Time Warner Cable, Bright House

As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.

05/26/2015

The Donald Danforfth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Is This ‘Cortex West’? Planting Seeds for a Plant Science District in Creve Coeur

West county’s plant science district would be a counterpart to the city’s Cortex Innovation District

05/26/2015

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Botany Study On Decline Worldwide

University of Missouri to close its herbarium and donate specimens to Missouri Botanical Garden

05/25/2015

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Illinois Schools Still Fattening Pensions

Chicago Tribune analysis says state law hasn’t been a deterrent

05/24/2015

Ronald McDonald

McDonald’s CEO: ‘Ronald’s Here To Stay’

Steve Easterbrook defended the company’s use of the red-headed clown, who he noted recently got a new outfit that makes him feel “trendier.”

05/22/2015

A driver for Lyft in St. Louis on Fri., Apr. 18, 2014. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Local Officials Respond To St. Louis’ Ban On Ride-Sharing Services

After a top tech CEO said it’s “embarrassing” that St. Louis still bans smartphone-based ride services like Uber and Lyft, KMOX is asking city and county leaders about the issue.

05/21/2015

Construction of IKEA St. Louis continues April 28, 2015. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

IKEA Looking To Hire Nearly 300 To Work At St. Louis Store

While some are focused at shopping there, IKEA needs people to work at it’s new St. Louis store as well.

05/19/2015

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