Jefferson City, Mo. – Elderly Missourians who qualify for $250 rebate checks from Medicare are being warned to watch out for scam artists.
The checks that are being mailed out are legitimate, but seniors who receive them may be targeted. State Attorney General Chris Koster says recipients should not give out their personal information to anyone calling to ask for it.
St. Louis – One of the top music venues in St. Louis will be going smoke-free six months early.
Joe Edwards, the owner of the Pageant, announced Monday that all shows at the theater on Delmar Blvd. will be smoke-free starting July 1st. Smoking bans in the city and county take effect January 2, 2011.
St. Louis – Workers at Boeing's plants in Hazelwood and St. Charles could walk the picket lines as early as June 23rd after the union on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to reject the defense company's contract.
A major sticking point in the four and a half year deal is language that would move new hires to a 401K plan. Almost 78 percent of the members of the International Association of Machinists District 837 voted to give union leadership the right to issue a strike notice.