Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.
The Cuivre River was falling in northeast Missouri, the Meramec near St. Louis was at crest, and the Mississippi River south of St. Louis was expected to reach its high point on Tuesday.
The 37 percent increase is blamed on banks repossessing homes that were in the foreclosure process.
People across St. Louis Metro became a little snake jittery when two recent stories surfaced: A Nixa, Mo., man died from venomous snake bites May 27, and more recently, public works department employees in Maryville, Ill., removed four snakes from Drost Park.
Coldwell Banker Gundaker President says the St. Louis housing market hasn’t been this high since April of 2013.
Uber general manager says St. Louis is the largest area in the country without UberX service.
As far as the states go, Missouri continues to put on pounds. The Show-Me State is ranked the 9th heaviest state this year. Compare that to 14th in 2014 and 20th in 2013.
New York retail analyst Burt Flickinger calls IKEA a “transformative magnet.”
“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”
Sappington Elementary School’s PTO funds were supposed to pay for school outings and visits with Santa Claus.