Hurricane Sandy http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Anheuser-Busch Contributes Drinking Water To Hurricane Recovery http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/anheuser-busch-contributes-drinking-water-hurricane-recovery <p>Anheuser-Busch is in the process of packaging over one million cans of drinking water for victims of Hurricane Sandy that hit the northeast early this week.</p><p>The St. Louis-based company has the ability to easily convert one or more of its beer-production lines to produce drinking water, which is something it has done in the wake of natural disasters since the late 1980s.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 21:35:54 +0000 Tina Eaton 6015 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Anheuser-Busch Contributes Drinking Water To Hurricane Recovery St. Louis Region Sends Help To Sandy-Swept East Coast http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-region-sends-help-sandy-swept-east-coast <p><strong><em>Updated 3:18 p.m. Oct. 31:</em></strong></p><p>The Red Cross of the Greater St. Louis Region says it has increased its support staff headed to help with disaster assistance.</p><p>They say they have now brought their number of regional volunteers to 26 and response vehicles to five.</p><p><strong><em>Updated at 4:50 p.m. to include the&nbsp;deployment of Missouri Task Force One's Red team to provide disaster assistance.</em></strong></p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:21:28 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press, Kelsey Proud & Marshall Griffin 5909 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Region Sends Help To Sandy-Swept East Coast Ameren Workers To Help With Hurricane Sandy Recovery http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ameren-workers-help-hurricane-sandy-recovery <p><em>Updated at 7:50 am Sunday with information about Red Cross volunteers.</em></p><p>Ameren says it is sending more than 100 employees&nbsp;Saturday to New England to help with any problems caused by Hurricane Sandy.</p><p>Sandy is expected to be a monstrous storm that poses a serious threat for the entire Eastern Seaboard. Forecasters say Sandy is a massive cyclone, with hurricane-force winds recorded as far as 100 miles away from the eye of the storm.</p> Sat, 27 Oct 2012 15:00:12 +0000 Bill Raack 5831 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ameren Workers To Help With Hurricane Sandy Recovery