Flu Reports Down in Illinois After Warm DecemberData shows that from Dec. 20 to Dec. 26, there were 49 flu-related intensive care unit admissions and two outbreaks. During roughly the same time last year, there were 323 ICU admissions and 70 outbreaks statewide.
Laclede Gas Rates to Decrease Compared to Last Winter“We have good news for Laclede Gas customers, and that’s that rates are going down right now,” Gobble says.
Enrollment Dips 1,500 for St. Louis SchoolsThe biggest reason for the drop is students departing for schools elsewhere in the region.
Cool Down St. Louis Seeks Summer DonationsDonations of AC units and cash taken at www.cooldownstlouis.org.
Durbin Open to Extending Deadline for Rail Systems to Install Positive Train ControlCongress mandated in 2008 that railways have it installed within seven years, but didn't provide financial support past the first year. Facing a Dec. 31 deadline, Durbin says he's open to setting a new target date to let railroads become compliant.
Ferguson Effect? Mass Transit Ridership DownRidership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.
Casino Revenues Down, But How Low Can They Go?KMOX recently reported that casino revenues are down, but how low can they go?
Keeping Their Cool At St. Louis Senior Centers9th Annual Summer Cool Down packs 'em in.
"Full Court Press" For Heat SafetyLocal leaders spreading the word about safety checks on elderly, homebound neighbors.
Soldier Killed In Vietnam in '71 To Be Buried This WeekendFuneral services for Army Specialist Randy Dalton to be held Sunday.
Dr. Henry Givens Jr. To Step Down As President of Harris-StoweWas hired to take over as president for a 5-year term...back in 1979.