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(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. 

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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

Meteorologist: 2013 Tornado Activity at Record Low

“There is no comparison of 2013 to 2011,” Anthony Lupo said. “In 2011, we had a record number of tornadoes.”

05/13/2013

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Wentzville Man Dies After Fall from Texas Hotel

37-year-old Craig McKinnon Berry was attending a business conference at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas.

05/08/2013

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

ExxonMobil Repairs Pipeline In Southeast Missouri After Leak

A resident near Doniphan, Mo., found oil leaking in his yard Tuesday. All told, about one barrel roughly 42 gallons of crude oil leaked from the Pegasus pipeline.

05/03/2013

Missouri Targets Gun Manufacturers with Economic Incentives

Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.

05/03/2013

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Amber Alert Cancelled

Texas girl’s abductor was believed to be headed to Chicago.

04/13/2013

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St. Louis Techies Holding Their Own at SXSW

Click With Me Now was among the notable startup at this year’s music festival/technology conference in Austin, Texas.

03/15/2013

St. Louis firefighter Bruce Stalmech clears the snow from the apron at Engine House 29 in St. Louis on February 21, 2013. A morning ice storm and then several inches of snow have slowed or closed roads, businesses and schools. ( UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

2nd Winter Storm In Days Blasts Central US

Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James declared a state of emergency, and flights in and out of Kansas City International Airport were canceled.

02/26/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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MADD Reaches Out To NFL With Little Success

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has an agreement with the National Football League to educate its players about the dangers of impaired driving.

12/11/2012

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