An Illinois lawmaker is pushing to raise the state's minimum wage to more than $10 an hour - higher than anywhere else in the United States.
American Airlines is recalling more former TWA flight attendants. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says American will rehire 365 of the furloughed employees.
The TWA flight attendants were put at the bottom of the seniority list when the airline was bought out by American. In 2001, American laid off 2,500 flight attendants, many of whom used to work for TWA.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reporting that reserves of corn have hit their lowest level in over 15 years.
The high demand for corn could put upward pressure on food prices in 2011.
The USDA says demand for corn in the ethanol industry is up 50 million bushels after record-high production in December and January.
That has left the United States with the lowest surplus of corn since 1996.
Representatives of AT&T Missouri are downplaying rumors that customers will defect to Verizon when that company starts selling the iPhone on Thursday.
Among other improvements AT&T says that it's invested over $1.7 billion in its St. Louis wireless network.
Nancy Garvey is Vice President and General Manager for AT&T mobility.
The Missouri Public Service Commission will take Laclede Gas Co. to court in a dispute over records of gas purchases made by one of the utility's affiliates.
The commission's staff has been trying for three years to obtain information on gas transactions made by Laclede Energy Resources, a gas marketing company not regulated by the state.
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