St. Charles, Missouri – About 20 small business leaders met with US Labor Secretary Elaine Chao Friday in St. Charles to express their concerns over the high cost of health care.
Jim Henderson is president of Dynamic Sales Company, Inc. His insurance rates rose 25 percent last year. Henderson says in order for his premium to remain unchanged, he was forced to raise his deductible from zero to $1,000.
St. Charles, Missouri – US Labor Secretary Elaine Chao Friday announced two federal grants totaling close to $4 million to help displaced airline industry workers in Missouri. The money will be used for job search assistance, placement and training.
George Price is with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, which represents thousands of furloughed American Airlines employees.
St. Louis, MO – The husband of slain KMOX radio personality Nan Wyatt was arraigned in court today for her murder. 43-year-old Thomas Erbland tried to tell a judge in St. Louis County Circuit Court that he is guilty in Wyatt's shooting death when a judge told him to remain silent and to get an attorney. Erbland is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action. Wyatt was found dead in her west St. Louis County home Tuesday evening.