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Mercy
8:00 pm
Tue October 11, 2011

Mercy to build first-in-U.S. virtual care center, invest $2.4B in St. Louis area

A rendering of the planned exterior of Mercy Virtual Care Center, to be built in Chesterfield, Mo.
(via Mercy)

A "first-of-its-kind in the country" virtual care center" in Chesterfield is just one part of a plan announced by Mercy Tuesday to invest $2.4 billion into the St. Louis area.

The care center and additional investment are portions of a $4.6 billion all-Missouri health care investment initiative from Mercy, designed to distribute the investments over the next eight years.

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American Girl in Chesterfield
12:07 pm
Tue October 11, 2011

American Girl to open newest "experiential retail store" in Chesterfield

Patrons view dolls and accessories at the American Girl Place store in New York City.
(via Flickr/Shoshanah)

Chesterfield will join Kansas City, Atlanta, Chicago, Seattle and several other cities when an American Girl "experiential retail store" opens in the St. Louis suburb in spring 2012.

The official announcement came from American Girl Tuesday.

Visitors to the 10,850-square-foot store at the Chesterfield Mall will be able to purchase American Girl's line of dolls and books, take their dolls in for a haircut at a "doll hair salon," make doll-sized t-shirts and eat in an in-store "bistro," a release from the company said.

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Business
5:09 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

Another outlet mall proposed for the Chesterfield Valley

Rendering of Spirit of St. Louis Outlets mall
(Courtesy of EWB Development)

Details of a new outlet mall in the Chesterfield Valley were released today. The Spirit of St. Louis Outlets would be located on 55 acres about four miles west of Chesterfield Commons on the south side of Interstate-64 near the Spirit Airport. Officials say the $85-million, 555,000-square-foot development would create more than 2,500 jobs and generate $265 million in annual sales.

Stephen Coslik, CEO of Woodmont Outlets, says the location is perfect – it’s underserved by outlet stores and there’s access to the interstate.

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Boone Bridge closures
11:53 am
Mon September 12, 2011

Inspection will close westbound Boone Bridge on Sept. 25

The Daniel Boone Bridge as seen on Google Map's streetview. The westbound span of the bridge will be closed on Sept. 25 for a safety inspection.
(St. Louis Public Radio via Google Maps)

If you need to get across the Missouri River from Chesterfield to St. Charles County on Sept. 25, plan ahead - your normal route won't be open.

The Missouri Department of Transportation is closing the westbound span of the Daniel Boone Bridge, which carries Interstate 64 over the Missouri River, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25. Workers must inspect the 1930s-era bridge, which carries more than 75,000 cars a day.

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Missing & Endangered Person
11:12 pm
Thu July 14, 2011

Endangered person advisory issued by Chesterfield police

Wasayul S. Haque has been reported by the Chesterfield Police Department as endangered and missing.
(Chesterfield Police Department)

Updated 11:10 p.m. - The missing persons report was canceled around 8 p.m. Thursday after Wasayul Haque was found unharmed. Chesterfield police provided no additional information.

Our earlier story:

Wasayul S. Haque, 22, has been reported by the Chesterfield Police Department as missing and endangered.

Haque is described  by the police department as being 5'6'' tall, 110 lbs. with black hair, brown eyes and a medium brown complexion. He is described wearing a multi-colored long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and no shoes.

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St. Louis County
3:54 pm
Thu June 16, 2011

New charge added to former St. Louis County Planning Commission chair indictment

Douglas Morgan.
(via St. Louis County)

Back in April we told you that former St. Louis County Planning Commission chair, Douglas Morgan, 65, from Chesterfield, had been indicted on a charge of federal bank fraud.

With that charge, Morgan could face a maximum penalty of up to 30 years in prison and/or fines up to $1,000,000 if convicted.

Today, the Eastern District of Missouri division of the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a release that Morgan now faces an additional charge: wire fraud.

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Morning News Round-up
9:48 am
Wed June 8, 2011

Morning headlines: Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Busch Stadium, the home playing field of the St. Louis Cardinals.The Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals will team up for an interleague series to help raise money for tornado recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Good morning! Here are some of today's starting headlines:

Cardinals, Royals to team up for series to benefit Joplin recovery

The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals will be teaming up to help raise money for tornado recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo. Missouri's two Major League Baseball teams are to meet for an interleague series June 17-19 in St. Louis.

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St. Louis County
2:41 pm
Fri April 22, 2011

Former St. Louis County Planning Commission chair indicted

Douglas Morgan.
(via St. Louis County)

The former chairman of the St. Louis County Planning Commission has been indicted on a charge of federal bank fraud, according to a press release from the Eastern District of Missouri division of the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Douglas Morgan, 65, from Chesterfield, could face a maximum penalty of up to 30 years in prison and/or fines up to $1,000,000 if convicted.

So, what was Morgan's alleged crime? The release explains:

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Top Ten Towns List
4:05 pm
Mon February 14, 2011

Chesterfield, other St. Louis areas named in Mo. "Top Ten Towns" list

"The Awakening," a sculpture by J. Seward Johnson, in Chesterfield, Mo. Chesterfield has been designated "No. 2" on Missouri Life magazine's "Top Ten Towns" in Missouri list.

Chesterfield has been named among the top-ten towns in the state by Missouri Life magazine.

Joplin was listed as the number one town, and was closely followed by Chesterfield, which ranked second.

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