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Charlie Brennan – Monday, March 10th – Dawn Chapman on Bridgeton Landfill; Dr. Richard Saul on ADHD; STL Zoo’s Bob Merz on Effects of Cold Weather on Bugs; and Market Analyst Al Goldman on State of the Markets

Charlie and Debbie talk with Bridgeton Landfill Activist Dawn Chapman; Charlie talks with Dr. Richard Saul, author of “ADHD Does Not Exist”; with STL Zoo’s Bob Merz about the effects of the cold winter on area bugs; and with Market Analyst Al Goldman about the state of the markets.

03/10/2014

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Federal Reserve Report Shows Some Growth in St. Louis Jobs

In the most recent beige book report, recent economic growth in the St. Louis area is considered “moderate to average.”

03/05/2014

File photo of a person counting cash. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Everyday Expenses Getting More Expensive

The latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor statistics show prices are going up for food, gas, rent and clothes.

02/21/2014

Supply managers in 9 Midwestern and Plain states are expressing optimism about the regional economy. (Getty Images)

Economic Survey Suggests Optimism For Midwest

A monthly economic survey shows businesses looking forward to steady growth for the next six months.

01/02/2014

Painters from Warren Sign Company stop to check their progress as they paint a postseason logo on the field at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 1, 2013. The St. Louis Cardinals will face the winner of the Cincinnati Reds-Pittsburgh Pirates game on October 4, 2013 for game one.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cardinals Postseason Means Big Bucks for Region’s Economy

Ruth Sergenian, director of economic research for the RCGA, found that each postseason game will inject roughly $5.3 million into the local economy, in both direct and secondary spending.

10/04/2013

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Study: MU Athletics Added $188M to Economy

A new study shows the University of Missouri’s move to the Southeastern Conference increased the effects of MU athletics on the local economy.

09/13/2013

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St. Louis Station KTRS Rejects Perry Pitch for Texas

Perry’s expected to tout his state’s business-friendly environment in an address to supporters of an effort to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of an income tax cut.

08/23/2013

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Texas Gov. Perry Hopes To Lure Missouri Businesses

The ads are airing a week before Perry is scheduled to speak at a Missouri Chamber of Commerce luncheon and attend an evening event hosted by groups backing a veto override of HB 253, the tax cut bill.

08/22/2013

A file photo of downtown Detroit, Michigan.

Mayor Slay: St. Louis Is Not Detroit

The Motor City’s meltdown has Slay’s attention but he says he’s not taking a look at any changes to fiscal policy based on what happened in Detroit.

08/05/2013

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Missouri Senator Criticizes President Obama’s Economy Talk

Missouri’s Republican Senator Roy Blunt says President Obama’s speeches, in Missouri and Illinois, focusing on the economy are not reality.

07/24/2013

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