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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

(AP) - The Macy's department store in downtown St. Louis is shutting its doors for good on Tuesday. 

The retailer announced the closing in June of a central-city location that had been open under various names for nearly 90 years. At its height, the 189,000-square-foot department store occupied seven floors of the Railway Exchange Building on Olive Street. 

(Photo/KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

With Macy’s Gone, What’s Next for a Historic Building?

St. Louis has joined the ranks of St. Paul, Minnesota and Houston, Texas as cities in which Macy’s has closed the doors of a downtown department store.

08/07/2013

File photo of the American flag (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

4-Year-Old Mayor Is Re-Elected In Northern Minn.

Robert “Bobby” Tufts hasn’t made it to preschool yet, but he’s already been elected twice as mayor of a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota.

08/05/2013

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St. Louis Tops List of ‘Most Sinful Cities’

St. Louis beat out Orlando, FL, Minneapolis, MN and Pittsburgh, PA on the list. Notoriously sinful Las Vegas, NV came in at number ten.

06/13/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Rain Will Again Raise River Levels

National Weather Service hydrologist Mark Fuchs says as many as four inches could fall Friday and Friday night.

05/02/2013

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USDA: Illinois Drops To No. 4 in Corn Production

Iowa still solidly led the pack with 1.87 billion bushels, followed by Minnesota’s 1.37 billion and Nebraska’s 1.29 billion.

01/11/2013

Mississippi River, KMOX/Brad Choat

Mississippi River Dropping Slower Than Expected

Months of drought have left the Mississippi near historic low levels, a problem worsened last month when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduced the outflow from an upper Missouri River dam.

12/05/2012

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Shooting Deaths

29-year-old Darnell Vaughn has pleaded not guilty in St. Louis County to charges linked to last summer’s shooting deaths of Tasheera Jackson and Claudia Williams.

12/03/2012

A participants holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Same-Sex Marriage Advocates In Illinois Encouraged By Election

Bernard Cherkasov, chief executive of the gay-rights group Equality Illinois, says the election results showed same-sex marriage winning in four states.

11/12/2012

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Three Dead, One Critically Hurt In “Horrific” Chase-Ending Crash

Suspected wanted for firing shots on Minnesota

09/20/2012

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