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St Louis, Missouri Skyline along the Mississippi River
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May 03, 2019 - 9:12 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Touting a low cost of living, a number of resources for startups and the nation’s highest business survivability rating, St. Louis is the second-best city in the U.S. for entrepreneurs, according to FitSmallBusiness.com . It's quite the improvement for St. Louis, which jumped 20...
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Downtown Courthouse St. Louis
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May 02, 2019 - 1:47 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) -- You've heard about some of the big lawsuits with big verdicts in St. Louis courts, like recent judgements related to baby powder and cancer. There could be fewer of those. The Missouri House and Senate both passed what's called "tort reform," putting it on Gov. Parson's...
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GM plant in Wentzville
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Michael Calhoun
May 02, 2019 - 1:25 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) -- General Motors is expected to meet with Missouri's Governor on Thursday. Does their agenda include discussion of a billion-dollar expansion of the Wentzville assembly plant? The meeting was first reported by the Post-Dispatch . GM has about 3,500 workers right now in St...
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hemp field
April 30, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/KMOX) — There’s a new crop in town. Growers wanting to cash in on industrial hemp production for the first time in 80 years have the go-ahead. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced that online production applications are available for $100. After approval, one- to three-year...
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FILE - In a March 13, 2019 file photo, an American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 sits at a boarding gate at LaGuardia Airport in New York. American Airlines is canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
April 14, 2019 - 1:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines announced Sunday that it was canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The announcement made American the second major carrier to cancel Max flights through the busy summer season. Southwest...
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April 04, 2019 - 11:41 am
St. Louis (KMOX) - Economists are already predicting the St. Louis Cardinals will bring a win to the region's bottom line this season. Three million fans are expected to walk through the gates at Busch Stadium this year. The St. Louis Regional Chamber projects they'll spend more than $158 million...
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WOW air
March 28, 2019 - 7:12 am
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic budget airline WOW Air ceased operations on Thursday, stranding passengers across two continents. In a statement on its website the airline, which had earlier suspended all its flights, told passengers there would be no further flights and advised them to check...
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Edwin Hardeman, center, and his wife Mary, left, hug attorneys Jennifer Moore, second from left, and Aimee Wagstaff after a news conference in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. A U.S. jury has awarded $80 million in damages to Hardeman in a high-stakes trial over his claim that Roundup weed killer caused his cancer. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 28, 2019 - 2:59 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded more than $80 million in damages to a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, in a case that his attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits. Edwin Hardeman proved that Roundup's design was...
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