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St. Louis City, County Merge Economic Development Offices

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-- St. Louis city and county have merged their economic development agencies.

Officials claim the merger will make it easier to attract new business by having the city and county making one unified economic pitch. The new agency is called the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and will be headquartered in Clayton.

Supporters of the merger say St. Louis needs a unified voice to compete in the global marketplace.