In a unanimous vote this week the Los Angeles City Council endorsed a plan to build an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles. The next step is finding a team, which may have implications for the St. Louis Rams.
The Rams will be able to break their lease on the Edward Jones Dome in 2014 unless the city signs off on a package of expensive upgrades.
The dome is considered by many to be one of the NFL’s worst stadiums.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says the city does have some money set to pay for upgrades.
The federal Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a St. Louis brokerage firm and a former executive with defrauding five Wisconsin school districts by selling them risky investments funded mainly with borrowed money.
The SEC complaint against Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. and former Senior Vice President David Noack was filed in federal court in Milwaukee Wednesday.
Lucy Nobbe was fed up with Congress, angry over the U.S. credit downgrade, and she wanted the world to know.
Now Nobbe, who sells municipal bonds, has become something of a celebrity, even a hero to many.
The 51-year-old divorced mother of two daughters from suburban St. Louis spent $895 to hire an airplane to fly over New York City on Tuesday pulling a banner that read: "THANKS FOR THE DOWNGRADE. YOU SHOULD ALL BE FIRED!"
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was in St. Louis again Tuesday touting the state's growing biotech sector and says a new package of economic incentives will continue to bring more hi-tech jobs to the state.
Nixon was in St. Louis County to welcome SyMyCo, the latest tenant of BRDG Park, the research and development wing of the Danforth Plant Science Center.
The company's President Mike Amaranthus says $1 million in quality jobs tax credits as well as a $250,000 low-interest loan were a key part of their decision to locate in Missouri.
Today the Wall Street Journal ran a story about decreasing prospects for small regional airport's like MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah, IL.
When it was built over a decade ago MidAmerica was meant to serve as a "reliever" airport for Lambert and nearby Scott Air Force Base. As the Journal reports, those aspirations have largely failed to pan out, as departures from Lambert have dropped significantly since Sept. 11.
Originally published on Tue August 2, 2011 11:43 am
Update at 2:07 p.m. ET. President Signs Bill:
President Obama has signed into law a bi-partisan bill that raises the debt ceiling and avoids a government default that analysts as well as the White House warned could have had catastrophic effects on the American economy.
Earlier today, the Senate voted 74-26 to send the bill to the president's desk. The AP reports Obama signed the bill privately in the Oval Office.
SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center - one of the hospitals in SSM Health Care's St. Louis-area group of medical facilities.
For the first time in its 25-year history, SSM Health Care no longer has a nun as its top executive officer.
Sister Mary Jean Ryan will remain as chairman of the board of SSM. But she says she's reaching an age, 73, when she would prefer to step away from the day-to-day operations of the system, which owns 15 hospitals and two nursing homes in four states, including Missouri.