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

Energizer Buys Feminine Hygiene Brands For $185M In Cash

Battery and consumer products maker Energizer Holdings Inc. says it is buying feminine care brands including Stayfree, Carefree and o.b. from Johnson & Johnson for $185 million in cash.


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Energizer Announces Job Cuts

A battery plant in Maryville, Missouri will be closed in December.


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The Dangers of Button Batteries

St. Louis-based Energizer and Safe Kids USA say that in 2010 alone, 3,400 cases were reported in the U.S. of children swallowing coin cell lithium batteries.



Career Fair Helps Veterans Find Jobs

Debates still rage in Washington over the debt ceiling increase and the unemployment rate is rising, but today, Chaifetz Arena will be full of undeterred heroes looking for work.


Salvation Army playground grand opening in St. Louis. April 9, 2011 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

South Side Playground Completed

Salvation Army Temple Corps Community Center welcomes kids to try it out.



250 Volunteers + 8 Hours = New Playground

Kids armed with crayons designed the playground, professional builders interpreted those plans.


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