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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

New renderings of proposed St. Louis NFL stadium (Credit: HOK)

More Land Deals to Clear Way for New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Backers of a proposed new NFL stadium on the riverfront in downtown St. Louis continue to buy property in the path of the development, despite a lawsuit seeking a public vote on the project.

06/03/2015

AFP/Getty/ Fabrice Coffrini

Possible Committee Hearing After Protesters Tased Downtown

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says we could see a public safety committee meeting next week on the topic of ongoing protests and the use of tasers.

06/02/2015

AFP/Getty/ Fabrice Coffrini

UPDATE: NAACP Backs Investigation of Police’s Taser Use on Protesters

St. Louis NAACP leader Aldolphus Pruitt agrees with the investigation into police who used tasers on two protesters arrested on Washington Avenue.

06/01/2015

Getty/Scott Olson file photo

Eight Arrests After Downtown Protest

Marchers refused to get out of street.

05/30/2015

File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Shots Fired Outside St. Louis Homeless Shelter

The suspects tried to run but were caught.

05/27/2015

Kevin Killeen/KMOX

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Selling Building, Looking for New Location

Publisher Ray Farris says, “We are a 21st-century media company operating in a mid-20th-century building.”

05/26/2015

Concerns of Crime About Downtown Halfway House

The downtown halfway house is raising concerns about crime in the area.

05/20/2015

(/Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Nixon Announces $17 Mill for Tech Startup Company

A technology incubator in downtown St. Louis called T-Rex receives more than $16 million from the state to foster technology growth.

05/20/2015

Construction of IKEA St. Louis continues April 28, 2015. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

IKEA Looking To Hire Nearly 300 To Work At St. Louis Store

While some are focused at shopping there, IKEA needs people to work at it’s new St. Louis store as well.

05/19/2015

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