St. Louis – A program at the University of Illinois that helps provide logistical support to community organizations will receive the largest share of air quality improvement funds available from a lawsuit settlement with the concrete company Holcim.
St. Louis – The battle for the American beard is heating up. After months of hype, Gillette's latest razor finally hits store shelves this Sunday. This skirmish pits a consumer products behemoth against a much smaller, but formidable, challenger.
This latest version of Gillette's Fusion, the ProGlide, still has just six blades. But you wouldn't know it from the hundreds of millions of dollars Gillette pumped into the razor's design and it's marketing.
St. Louis – State and local dignitaries were back in north St. Louis County Thursday to celebrate the opening of Express Scripts' new $74 million drug distribution center.
It's the second major jobs announcement for the region. Representative William Lacy Clay and Sen. Kit Bond were also in the region Wednesday to break ground on the new National Personnel Records Center, which will retain 800 jobs in the area. Express Scripts will employ about 300 at the distribution center.
St. Louis – A Rock Hill police officer paralyzed from the waist down after being shot in April is improving rapidly.
Matt Crosby will probably spend another month at St. John's Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital before going home, Rock Hill city manager George Liyeos said. Crosby, who has been at the hospital since he was shot, was originally expected to undergo inpatient rehab for as many as nine months. He's now using a machine that helps him stand to strengthen his legs.