The latest quarterly report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis suggests that wages are stagnant in the region.
People across St. Louis Metro became a little snake jittery when two recent stories surfaced: A Nixa, Mo., man died from venomous snake bites May 27, and more recently, public works department employees in Maryville, Ill., removed four snakes from Drost Park.
As far as the states go, Missouri continues to put on pounds. The Show-Me State is ranked the 9th heaviest state this year. Compare that to 14th in 2014 and 20th in 2013.
The $1 million cost of the study will come from proceeds of the Metro sales tax passed by voters in 2010.
Metro president and CEO John Nations says they’re in talks with St. Louis city and county police.
Facility on Pershall Road set to open in early 2016.
Rapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.
“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”
One person was arrested and another is wanted by police after shots were fired into a large crowd of people near the MetroLink station in the Delmar Loop.
Ridership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.