Clayton http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Group Presents Minimum Wage Petitions To Sen. Blunt's Office http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/group-presents-minimum-wage-petitions-sen-blunts-office <p>Raising the minimum wage would be a big help for people like&nbsp;Shnette Hooker, an employee at a McDonald’s in Spanish Lake. Hooker said, it would allow people “to save a little money,” “take care of their kids” and “get off the assistance that everybody is on.”&nbsp;</p><p>But more than just that, Hooker said boosting the minimum wage is a matter of fairness.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:51:24 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 34535 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Group Presents Minimum Wage Petitions To Sen. Blunt's Office Former Daniele Hotel In Clayton To Get New Life http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-daniele-hotel-clayton-get-new-life <P>The former Daniele Hotel in Clayton will reopen soon as a Hampton Inn and Suites.</P> <P>The Daniele has been shuttered since 2007. But <A href="http://www.equishospitality.com">Equis Hospitality Management</A> in St. Louis says it will spend about $16 million to renovate the hotel on North Meramec Ave. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:26:39 +0000 Bill Raack 5332 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Daniele Hotel In Clayton To Get New Life Clayton, Missouri: Celebrating 100 Years http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/clayton-missouri-celebrating-100-years <p>In April 2013, Clayton, Missouri will celebrate 100 years as a municipality.&nbsp; Host Don Marsh talks with author Mary Delach Leonard, who also writes for the <em>St. Louis Beacon</em>, about her new book, <a href="http://www.reedypress.com/book.php?show=9781935806332"><em>Clayton, Missouri: An Urban Story</em></a>. Leonard traces the beginning of the community from a rural outpost to a progressive metropolitan hub.&nbsp; Mary Delach Leonard also highlights important city leaders who shaped Clayton and includes historic and contemporary photos of the community.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:01:57 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 5245 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clayton, Missouri: Celebrating 100 Years Clayton faces lawsuit over outdoor smoking ban http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/clayton-faces-lawsuit-over-outdoor-smoking-ban <p><strong>Updated with details from press conference, comments from city officials.</strong></p><p>Calling smoking a fundamental right in America, attorneys have filed a federal legal challenge to Clayton&#39;s <a href="http://codes.sullivanpublications.com/clayton-slp/lpext.dll/clayton/title00014/chapter00018.htm?f=templates&amp;fn=content_doc.htm&amp;2.0#JD_215.680">ban on smoking in outdoor&nbsp; public places.</a></p> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 18:10:44 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 645 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clayton faces lawsuit over outdoor smoking ban Chesterfield, other St. Louis areas named in Mo. "Top Ten Towns" list http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chesterfield-other-st-louis-areas-named-mo-top-ten-towns-list <p><a href="http://www.chesterfield.mo.us/">Chesterfield</a> has been named among the top-ten towns in the state by <a href="http://www.missourilife.com/Missouri-Life/February-2011/Top-Ten-Towns/">Missouri Life magazine</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.joplinmo.org/">Joplin</a> was listed as the number one town, and was closely followed by Chesterfield, which ranked second.</p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 22:05:07 +0000 Ettie Berneking 529 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chesterfield, other St. Louis areas named in Mo. "Top Ten Towns" list