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3 hrs ago | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page
First State Bank of St. Charles recently appointed Luanne Cundiff as bank president. Cundiff has served the bank for 19 years, most recently as executive vice president.
8 hrs ago | The Raw Story
Law enforcement officers watch on during a protest on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 18, 2014 The St. Louis grand jury hearing evidence in the case of the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last month has been given an extra four months to weigh possible criminal charges against the officer, officials said on Tuesday. The prosecutor's office still hopes to conclude its presentation of evidence to the grand jury in October but now has until Jan. 7 to do, said Edward Magee, a spokesman for St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
8 hrs ago | River Front Times
Korean-Mexican fusion restaurant KimCheese has announced that a second location will open in Creve Coeur next month.
10 hrs ago | Business Journal
Americans used smartphone and tablet apps more than PCs to access the Internet last month - the first time that has ever happened . Venture Cafe in St. Louis has announced its advisory board , which includes: Marc Bowers , founder and chief volunteer at St. Louis Makes; Patrick Brown , a special assistant to Mayor Francis Slay for the City of St. Louis; Bijal Desai-Ramirez , executive director of education innovation at the University of Missouri , St. Louis; Jim McCarter , an entrepreneur in residence at the BioGenerator; Sultan Meghji, founder and director at Virtova; Chris Miller , CEO at The Mission Center L3C; Kristina Van Dyke , director at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation; and Diana Zeng , a student at Washington University .
Connie Diekman, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, FAND; Gerard Hornstra, PhD Med; Bethold V. Koletzko, MD, PhD; Anna Lartey, PhD; and Joyce Nettleton, DSc From Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands; University Munich Medical Centre, Munich, Germany; President, International Union of Nutritional Sciences; and ScienceVoice Consulting, Denver, Colorado. Disclosures: The authors form the steering committee of the International Expert Movement on the health significance of fat quality in the diet.
A new poll released today quantifies the racial tensions surrounding Ferguson, Mo., with some not-so-surprising findings: 62% of white residents of St. Louis believe that the shooting of Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer was justified, while 65% of African-American residents did not. The poll, released by the Remington Research Group , asked 604 residents of St. Louis County various questions about the shooting and its fallout, which sparked protests, overwhelming displays of police force, and a nationwide conversation about the relationship between law enforcement and the African-American community.
A $10 million grant for a new light rail station in midtown St. Louis will make it easier for workers to get to a developing high-tech area of midtown, a top official with the U.S. Department of Transportation said Friday. It was announced earlier this week that the St. Louis transit agency Metro was getting a $10.3 million TIGER grant.
There's lots going on this week with jazz and creative music in St. Louis, as two concert series offer their first shows of the season; a free fall festival returns; and other stages around town will be filled with even more improvised music influenced by everything from funk to flamenco. Let's go to the highlights... Tonight, the Jazz at Holmes series at Washington University begins the fall semester with a free concert reuniting the jazz-fusion trio Tracer, with pianist Ptah Williams , bassist Darrell Mixon and drummer Gary Sykes.
Four years ago, Google announced that it would test an ultra high-speed fiber network in one United States city before exploring how to deploy similar networks across the country.
When Ferguson business owner Chantelle Nickson-Clark spoke at a St. Louis County council meeting this week, her voice shook with anger. The Swiish Bar and Grill she owns in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson was forced to shut for 17 days after the police shooting of an unarmed black teen on Aug. 9 sparked violent clashes between police and protesters and led law enforcement to close the area in front of her building.
As utility crews prepare Delmar Boulevard for the construction of the $43 million Loop Trolley line, three neighbors and a Delmar Loop business owner are pushing for a federal lawsuit to stop it altogether.
The third week of school is nearly over and it is already time to start stressing for midterm week. Midterm week means one thing: caffeine.
New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," opens its 24th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the St. Louis premiere of the new musical BONNIE & CLYDE, running Oct. 2-25, 2014. Tickets are available in advance through Metrotix,314-534-1111 or Metrotix.com.
The Lemp Mansion in St. Louis, Missouri is RICH with history and ambiance. We attended the Murder Mystery Dinner and enjoyed it immensely.
If you watched the new History Channel movie Houdini this month, you no doubt noticed the thrilling scenes involving the Eads Bridge here in St. Louis. Houdini didn't jump off Eads Bridge If you watched the new History Channel movie Houdini this month, you no doubt noticed the thrilling scenes involving the Eads Bridge here in St. Louis.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:44 pm
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