St. Louis – A new report from the Brookings Institution shows St. Louis following national trends when it comes to most measures of economic performance.
The Metro Monitor looks at categories like unemployment, housing prices, and the number of homes in foreclosure in the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas. St. Louis falls in the middle of the pack in most of those areas. John Posey, the lead researcher at the East-West Gateway Council of Governments, said the data aren't surprising.
St. Louis – State health department Director Margaret Donnelly is urging Missourians to get vaccinated against both the seasonal flu and the new H1N1 strain.
On Monday, Donnelly will tour a Saint Louis University facility that is overseeing clinical trials for a swine flu vaccine. The school is one of several across the country that is testing flu vaccines for safety and effectiveness.