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ST. LOUIS, (KMOX) - Smoke from a four-alarm fire south of the Gateway Arch Monday morning covered downtown St. Louis.  The fire broke out at a three-story Servco warehouse near Second St. and Cedar around 11:30 a.m.  The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

$180 Million Bond Issue- St. Louis Fire Dept Wants Upgrades

Tuesday’s vote could give the St. Louis Fire Department $40 million if the issue gets two-thirds of the votes.

08/03/2015

St. Louis County Council

County Minimum Wage Increase Gets Overwhelming ‘No’

The proposed bill wasn’t even given a second by the St. Louis County Council.

07/29/2015

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Rauner Praises House Vote to Block Lawmaker Pay Raise

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s budget stalemate. The 110-1 vote would still […]

07/28/2015

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Gov. Nixon Supports St. Louis’ Effort to Raise Minimum Wage

A minimum wage increase was approved in Kansas City and now Nixon supports one here as well.

07/17/2015

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Kansas City Leaders Approve Minimum Wage Boost

Kansas City’s minimum wage would rise to $13 an hour over about four and a half years under a newly approved ordinance.

07/17/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay Proposes Revised Minimum Wage Increase

After Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.

07/09/2015

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson speaks before the Aldermanic Public Safety Committee on July 9, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Aldermen Grill Police Chief on Rising Murder Rate

With murder up 58 percent this year in the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson faced questions about whether his redistricting plan has spread officers too thin.

07/09/2015

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Latest St. Louis Crime Stats Show Homicides Up

The latest crime statistics for the city of St. Louis were reported Monday evening and show homicides are up 58.6 percent.

07/07/2015

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Mayor Slay’s $15 Minimum Wage Plan Shelved by Alderman

In a surprise move, Alderman Joe Vaccaro announced he won’t be holding anymore hearings on the bill this summer.

06/26/2015

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Ikea Raises Minimum Wage for US Workers 2nd Year in a Row

Ikea’s U.S division is raising the minimum wage for the second year in a row as the Swedish ready-to-assemble furniture chain looks to improve its relations with workers and reduce worker turnover.

06/24/2015

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