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ID 108389297 © Ivan Shidlovski | Dreamstime.com
March 04, 2019 - 2:34 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa-based medical institute has closed its doors abruptly, laying off more than 500 employees nationwide. The Tampa Bay Times reports the reason behind Laser Spine Institute's shutdown was financial. Only three years ago, the company spent $56 million opening its headquarters...
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ID 51105674 © Zeljko Dangubic | Dreamstime.com
February 28, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Google Maps says it's "permanently closed," and the brewery's website account has been suspended.
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(KMOX/Brett Blume)
February 27, 2019 - 2:45 pm
Customers requested alcoholic beverages be added to their available delivery lists, and Schnucks has obliged.
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In this April 21, 2018 photo provided by Rachel Wasser, Walmart greeter John Combs works at a Walmart store in Vancouver, Wash. Combs, who has cerebral palsy, and other greeters with disabilities are threatened with job loss as Walmart transforms the greeter position into one that’s more physically demanding. Combs was devastated and then angered by his impending job loss. (Rachel Wasser via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 1:54 pm
As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested "greeters" at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they're being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive. Walmart told greeters around the country last week that...
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Duke's Zion Williamson sits on the floor following a injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina, in Durham, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
(AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 22, 2019 - 9:32 am
By Thursday morning, Nike, which manufactured the shoes Williamson was wearing, also was feeling the impact of the injury.
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Michael Calhoun
February 22, 2019 - 6:36 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The video above shows St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and others breaking a wall at T-REx's non-profit business incubator building on Washington Avenue. It was a ceremonial alternative to a groundbreaking for T-REx's new "Geosaurus, Powered by Bayer" space dedicated to developing...
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Ted Drewes frozen custard
Jamie Springer/KMOX
February 12, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Just in time for Valentine's Day!
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2/28/2018 - File photo dated 27/02/18 of Toys R Us at St Andrews Retail Park in Birmingham, as the retailer has fallen into administration, putting 3,200 jobs at risk. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
February 12, 2019 - 7:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us fans in the U.S. should see the iconic brand re-emerge in some form by this holiday season. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Brands, told The Associated Press he and his team are still working on the details, but...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:59 pm
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOX) – Police are investigating a theft that allegedly took place at the Sugarfire BBQ in O'Fallon, Illinois. Police say a man walked up to the counter and requested an application. When the manager returned to the counter, the tip jar was missing. Police describe the suspect as a...
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Geniecast
Michael Calhoun
February 11, 2019 - 12:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- Local start-up Geniecast is getting into the hologram market, so-to-speak. "We always say 'it's kind of like a hologram,' although it's not a hologram. If you remember watching Star Trek and someone appears, that's what 'APiR' is doing," says founder Keith Alpert. The company...
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