Sisters of St. Joseph http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Hotel signs code to prevent sex trafficking http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hotel-signs-code-prevent-sex-trafficking <p>The Millennium Hotel St. Louis signed a code Tuesday to help prevent the sex trafficking of children.</p><p>The move came as nearly 900 Sisters of St. Joseph gathered for a three-day event at the Millennium.</p><p>Executive director of the Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph in the U.S., Kathy McCluskey, says they&rsquo;re working to inform Americans about the issue of child sex trafficking.</p><p>&quot;What we&rsquo;ve discovered is when you do that people will recognize the horror of it and immediately want to learn what can be done to prevent it at every level,&quot; McCluskey said.</p> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 22:17:32 +0000 Maria Altman 1632 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hotel signs code to prevent sex trafficking Ameren fields shareholder questions on impact of coal ash http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ameren-fields-shareholder-questions-impact-coal-ash <p>Officials at Ameren took questions from shareholders about the utility company&#39;s procedures for disposing of coal ash today.<br /><br />The annual shareholder&#39;s meeting was open to all Ameren investors.<br /><br />Diana Oleskevich works for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.&nbsp; The sisters are part of a group of five institutional investors calling on Ameren to clean up their coal ash disposal procedures.<br /><br />Oleskevich says Ameren&#39;s claim that its 35 coal ash storage ponds comply with current regulations does not satisfy her concerns.</p> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 22:26:02 +0000 Adam Allington 1014 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ameren fields shareholder questions on impact of coal ash