St. Louis, MO – Five hundred mourners filled the Fox Theatre in St. Louis Sunday to remember the life of a man who filled it with music for many of the last 22 years.
Stan Kann's played his last concert at the keyboard of the beloved Wurlitzer organ he'd helped restore two days before he died, and mourners were treated to a video of that performance. The native St. Louisan died September 29th at the age of 83 after complications from heart surgery.
St. Louis, MO – U.S. Representative Emmanuel Cleaver of Kansas City was the only member of the state's Congressional delegation to change his vote Friday as the House approved a $700 billion plan to boost the sagging financial markets.
Cleaver told news organizations that Monday's steep drop in the Dow after the House's initial rejection persuaded him the bailout was needed.
St. Louis, MO – The former CEO of Engineered Support Systems in St. Louis - Michael Shanahan - has been sentenced to three years probation and ordered to pay back nearly $8 million.
Shanahan pleaded guilty in July to securities fraud. The Securities and Exchange Commission had sued Shanahan and his son, Michael Junior, for backdating stock options while at Engineered Support Systems.