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Studio B with Carol Daniel: Women Owning Businesses In St. Louis

KMOX’s Carol Daniel talks to two St. Louis-area women about owning a business.

08/27/2015

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St. Louis Company Designs Wristband App to Manage Stress

Data Dog measures your stress level by factors like heart rate, location and time, then sends the info to your smartphone.

08/14/2015

Getty Images, photo by Kutay Tanir

Funding for Ferguson: Investments, Donations Add Up to Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

“One year later, we have $480 million in new investment and nearly 1,000 new jobs,” says Sheila Sweeney, interim CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.

08/06/2015

Pro/Anti Tim Hortons

Town and Country Says ‘No’ to Tim Hortons

Town and Country says “No” to a Tim Horton’s restaurant and Reliance Bank in a residential area.

07/14/2015

Nurnberg, Germany (Credit, Randy Yagi)

For Missouri Firm, Trade Trip Brings Sales But No Big Deals

Nixon says the trips ultimately are good for the state, “whether it’s in the trade agreements that we’ve done or the relations that we build or just also thanking organizations which have invested significant money” in Missouri.

06/22/2015

Ferguson 10 months later (Charlie Brennan/KMOX)

Ferguson Mayor: Some Properties Run-Down Before Unrest

Almost a year after the Michael Brown riots, Knowles says the city is still working to pressure some business owners to clean up their properties.

06/18/2015

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McDonald’s To Shrink In U.S. For The First Time In Decades

For the first time in more than 40 years, McDonald’s plans to close more restaurants in the U.S. than it opens.

06/18/2015

390942 01: Reeltender Mo Laussie watches fiber-optic cable as he helps install the cable unto telephone poles June 21, 2001 in Louisville, CO. (Photo by Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Loop Trolley Adds Technological Expansion to Plan

Fiber optic cables placed under the Loop Trolley roads could be even more beneficial to the community than the trolley.

06/17/2015

Shuttered businesses in Detroit, MI (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Plan to Ease License Tax for Start-Up Businesses

Some find it way too hard to start a business in St. Louis. So, there’s a plan to be proposed at the Board of Alderman meeting on Friday, to make business licenses easier and cheaper to acquire.

06/11/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Slay Announces Plan to Raise St. Louis Minimum Wage

Mayor Slay has announced his plans to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour in St. Louis by 2020.

06/05/2015

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