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Missouri Taxi Companies Say Proposals Too Easy on Uber, LyftBut taxi companies and some local regulators told a House panel Tuesday the proposed legislation allows ride-sharing companies to duck some of the most expensive rules on the industry, creating a system that puts traditional companies at a disadvantage.
St. Louis Taxi Drivers Sue Uber, Citing Dip in BusinessThe damages sought in a class-action case would be less than $5 million.
St. Louis Taxicab Regulator Files Suit Against UberThe battle between St. Louis-area taxicab regulators and Uber has escalated again with a new lawsuit that seeks to stop operation of the ride-hailing company in the region.
Should Cab Drivers Carry Guns? Some Already DoDrivers say recent shooting shows need for protection.
UPDATE: Cab Driver Shot Just West of Downtown St. LouisVictim was able to drive the cab to nearby police station.
Slay Endorses UberX's Background Checks; Stenger More CautiousSlay says he has looked at Uber's own background checks, and thinks they're sufficient.
Since Taxicab Commissioners Aren't Accepting Emails, Uber is Delivering LettersRide service UberX is still banned from picking up passengers in St. Louis, but there's nothing preventing it from picking up letters.
Crash in Uninsured Taxicab Fuels More Taxicab Commission ControversyDomain says his driver was texting and ran a red light at Russell and Gravois on May 4, 2013. He was hospitalized for six months.
St. Louis Expects Vote on Uber in JulyThe St. Louis Taxi Cab Commission asks for public opinion of Uber in the city before a possibly July vote.
Uber Driver Says St. Louis Can Find a SolutionA Kansas City Uber driver says the St. Louis ride-share debate is silly.
Uber and St. Louis Taxi Commission Resume MeetingsUber general manager says St. Louis is the largest area in the country without UberX service.
Ride-Sharing Companies Lobby in Jeff City; Taxi Commission Won't BudgeTaxies are still your only choice in St. Louis, which is now the largest city in the country without any ride-sharing services, and Uber and Lyft are all the rage across the country.

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