Clayton, Mo. – The St. Louis County Council Tuesday passed a resolution in support of a new cement plant proposed for St. Genevieve County. The site for the plant is just across the border from Jefferson County.
Environmentalists say the project by Holcim would mean significant air and water pollution, as well as the lost of hundreds of acres of forest.
Forth Worth, TX – American Airlines flight attendants have now passed a concessions agreement the company said it needed to avoid bankruptcy.
Tuesday members of the the Association of Professional Flight Attendants had rejected the package by just under 500 votes. The union and the company agreed to extend the voting by a day and allow members to change their votes.
St. Louis, MO – After touring Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet production facility, Mr. Bush told employees that technological power like the Super Hornet helped end a brutal regime in Iraq.
The quality of the workmanship that goes into the aircrafts that you build here is one of the main reasons why we were successful in making the world a more peaceful place," the president said. "Our nation thanks you for your efforts and your work.
Marthasville, Mo. – The Warren County town of Marthasville now has a mayor.
No one ran for the position earlier this month; David Lange wasn't sure he wanted the job after getting the most write-in votes. But now Lange says he will become mayor of the town and its 1,000 residents.
Lange is the former mayor, and until Tuesday he had been undecided. He got 13 write-in votes. The runner-up was current Mayor Clifford Byrd, with 12 votes.