construction industry

Construction Industry Showing Signs of Recovery in St. Louis

One of the construction industry’s leading experts say things are slowly turning around for manufacturing towns, like St. Louis, but still challenges cloud the picture.


national guard

Missouri National Guard Winding Down Work in Joplin

The Missouri National Guard says it still has one soldier working in Joplin, 20 months after guard members responded to the devastating tornado that killed 161 people.



Year Later, Haunted House Accident Problems Linger

A year after Jessica Rue nearly died inside a suburban St. Louis haunted house, her recovery is far from complete.


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Home Prices Rose in July in 20 Major US Cities

Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures.


Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) - (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

Kirk Releases Second Video Message

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has released a second video message detailing his recovery after a January stroke.


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AmeriCorps Expanding For Joplin Recovery

The national service group AmeriCorps plans to boost its volunteer force helping Joplin rebuild from the deadly May 2011 tornado.


3/29/12-A patrol boat participates in the search for a missing worker on the Mississippi River. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Worker’s Body was Found Tethered

Man’s body found in the same area where a worker fell on Wednesday morning.


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Surgeon: Kirk Reaches Milestone in Stroke Recovery

The 52-year-old Republican was in good health when he had a stroke last month.


Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) - (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

Sen. Kirk Speaking, Asking For Phone After Stroke

Doctors say he’s making progress, but recovery will be a long process


WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 18:  Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) (L) shakes hands with Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) before a news conference about the 25th anniversary of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) in Washington, DC. Kirk and Wyden called for the ECPA legislation to be updated so to ensure that the government must get a warrant from a judge before tracking our movements or reading our private communications.  (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

Senate Work Can Go On As Kirk Recovers from Stroke

Kirk’s colleagues are likely to lend a hand, as they have for others who were absent for long periods.




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