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St. Louis Mortgage Firm Sees Success With Treadmill Desks

American Equity Mortgage has been using Lifespan treadmill desks for just over a year. CEO Deanna Daughhettee says the company started with just one but now have five.


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Archer Daniels Midland Reaffirms Commitment to Decatur

“We wanted Decatur to understand that just because we’re moving a relatively small group and re-naming a global headquarters, that Decatur remains very critical”


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Illinois Offers Tax Breaks to Lure Archer Daniels Midland

At 10 a.m. Tuesday, an Illinois House committee will hold a hearing about offering ADM a ten percent break on utility taxes for three decades as well as an income tax credit.


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St. Louis Eyes Rival Chicago Over ADM Decision

“This would be a huge victory if we were to land a company of that stature,” said Katy Jamboretz, who works for the St. Louis region’s economic development agency.


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National Agriculture Groups Urge ADM to Move to St. Louis

A week ago, the company announced its global headquarters is leaving Decatur, Illinois. Under consideration for the new home are Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis.



4 Men Charged in Chicago Shooting That Injured 13

Police said all four are charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in Thursday’s attack in Cornell Square Park.



Harry Hamm: Chicago

Harry Hamm previewed the new musical “Chicago” currently running at the Fox Theater in St. Louis.


Ty Warner, creator of Beanie Babies toys, signs autographs in a rare appearance to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Beanie Babies toy line at the American International Toy Fair February 16, 2003 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Beanie Babies Creator Charged with Tax Evasion

Ty Warner has agreed to pay a $53 million penalty after being accused of federal tax evasion for failing to report income he earned in a secret offshore bank account.


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More People Leaving St. Louis, Chicago Heading West

‘Go West, young man’ the saying goes. And the country’s biggest moving company says a lot of St. Louisans are heeding the call.



Quinn Signs Bills Banning Hand-Held Phones in Cars

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Friday aimed at reducing distracted driving. It requires motorists to use speakerphones or headsets that allow for one-digit or audio dialing.