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Fed Cites Mixed Bag of News for St. Louis Regional Economy

The latest quarterly report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis suggests that wages are stagnant in the region.

06/24/2015

Eastern Massasauga Rattle Snake (Bill Reker/KMOX)

St. Louis-Area Snake Guide: Don’t Be Afraid

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.

06/05/2015

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Missourians Rank 9th in Obesity

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.

05/28/2015

Laclede's Landing MetroLink station (Photo via mtram.mashke.org/Yury Maller)

St. Louis County Weighing Options for Potential MetroLink Expansion

The $1 million cost of the study will come from proceeds of the Metro sales tax passed by voters in 2010.

05/28/2015

Laclede's Landing MetroLink station (Photo via mtram.mashke.org/Yury Maller)

Metro Working on Increasing Safety for Riders

Metro president and CEO John Nations says they’re in talks with St. Louis city and county police.

04/27/2015

Artist rendering, courtesy of Metro (photo KMOX/Brett Blume)

Plans Unveiled for $5.5 Million Metro Transit Facility

Facility on Pershall Road set to open in early 2016.

04/09/2015

Police interviewing witnesses of a shooting along the Delmar Loop on Saturday, March 31st, 2012. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Police Form Unit to Stop Nightspot Violence

Rapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.

04/03/2015

File photo of tornado damage. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Spring 2015 Regional Tornado Outlook

“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.”

03/25/2015

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

Person Wanted After Shots Fired Near MetroLink Station Sunday Night

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.

03/17/2015

MetroLink and Metro bus near Union Station (KMOX/ Kevin Killeen)

Ferguson Effect? Mass Transit Ridership Down

Ridership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.

03/11/2015

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