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National gurardsmen stand guard at the police station on November 29, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The Ferguson area has been struggling to return to normal since the August 9 shooting of Brown, an 18-year-old black man, who was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. When the grand jury announced on November 24, that Wilson would not face charges in the shooting rioting and looting broke out throughout the area leaving several businesses burned to the ground.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2 Meetings Held by Panel Examining Ferguson Decisions

The chairman cites difficulty in coordinating members’ schedules.

07/28/2015

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City Collector Pushes New Plan to Triple Late Fees for Business Licenses

The late fee for a business license in the city of St. Louis would triple under a plan being pushed by the city license collector.

06/19/2015

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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800 More Jobs Coming to Wentzville

Wentzville Mayor Nick Guccione says North Point Development is building a 1.3 million-square-foot logistics center that will also provide some warehouse space for the nearby G.M. plant.

05/29/2015

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Corporate Headquarters Tax Bills Sent to Missouri Governor

Two tax measures that would benefit businesses based in Missouri are heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk after passing the Legislature.

04/20/2015

Sen Dick Durbin (D-IL) makes his comments at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in St. Louis on June 7, 2014. The Jefferson Jackson dinner is a yearly gathering of the state's democratic party. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Durbin Says He’s Against ‘Right to Work’ Laws and Doesn’t Want Them in Illinois

Durbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”

02/09/2015

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Illinois Governor Awards Medical Marijuana Licenses

Rauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois’ first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.

02/02/2015

A car drives by a burning building during a demonstration on Nov. 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thousands in Reward Money Waits to be Claimed, Still No Arrests for Ferguson Arson

The tips line has been busy, but no information leading to an arrest has panned out.

02/02/2015

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 17:  Bob McCarty and his son, Sam McCarty place plywood over the windows of their business, Painted Effects, as they prepare to try to protect it from any violent reaction to the grand jury decision on November 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  The area around St Louis, Missouri prepares for the release of the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson police officer.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

How Much Force Can Business Owners Use to Protect Their Business?

Attorney Richard Lozano weighs in on Missouri’s self-defense law.

11/21/2014

People take cover from tear gas inside a McDonald's restaurant after a demonstration over the killing of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer was attacked by police August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his August 9, death.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. Senators Asking for Federal Help for Damaged Ferguson Businesses

Missouri’s U.S. senators are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to seek federal help for businesses damaged during violent protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old.

08/22/2014

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