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  • Study finds most Americans would rather be living somewhere else

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis is a fine place to live, but some people around the country aren’t as happy with their surroundings. A new survey by improve-net shows, 70 percent of Americans ages 18 to 76 want to move somewhere else. The website matches people with area contractors for home improvement projects and their study finds people prefer to move. 20 percent of the people in the survey say they would not move more than ten miles from where they live […]

  • St. Louis County opens cooling shelters as excessive heat rise

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis County will operate a cooling shelter in partnership with the Salvation Army after an excessive heat advisory took effect Wednesday. From Wednesday, all the way through Saturday night the heat index values will reach into the triple digits ranging from 105 to 113. The 24-hour cooling shelter is located at 10740 Page Avenue. It will operate seven days a week until Friday, Sept. 6. The shelter can accommodate up to 48 individuals on any given […]

  • Missouri Bluffs subdivision plan back before St. Charles County Planning and Zoning Commission

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. –  A controversial subdivision plan is scheduled to appear before the St. Charles County Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night. The land near the Katy Trail housed a TNT plant during World War II and was sold to the University of Missouri after the war for $1 dollar. Now the school plans to sell the land to a developer for $3.5 million for a proposed Missouri Bluffs subdivision with plans to build 276 homes. Development plans […]

  • Demolishing public housing in Wellston delayed for 3 months

    WELLSTON, Mo. – The feds have delayed plans to demolish more than 200 public housing units in Wellston. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page says The Department of Housing and Urban Development agreed to postpone the project for 120 days to re-evaluate the plan. Page says the Trump administration wants to eliminate public housing in favor of private housing vouchers.  However, affordable housing advocates say landlords often refuse to accept those vouchers. According to our partners at the Post-Dispatch, the […]

  • East St. Louis pays homage to ’89 Blocks Strong’ with mural on the Majestic Theater

    EAST ST. LOUIS – Community members in East St. Louis will get together Wednesday to paint a mural on the wall of the Majestic Theater. The project is the start of a new 89 Blocks Strong campaign to build the community and inspire homeownership in East St. Louis.  The “89 Blocks” is the title of a documentary that chronicles the East St. Louis Flyers undefeated championship season in 2016. It also tells the story how in one of America’s poorest and most dangerous cities, football […]

  • St. Louis Job Fair held July 17 for career seekers

    ST. LOUIS –  Looking for a job? 100s of Jobs are up for grabs at the St. Louis Job Fair on  Wednesday, July 17.  There will be dozens of local companies looking to hire from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel Westport. Available positions range from entry-level to management in multiple industries.  Some of the companies hiring are Mercy, Clarkson Eyecare, Concentrix, Francis Howell School District, and Spectrum. Tips for Job Fair Success: • Prepare your elevator […]

  • Huggies represents dads with new premium plant-based diapers

    ST. LOUIS – Huggies diapers are now a dad thing. According to USA Today,  for the first time ever, the diaper company put men on the boxes.  Special Delivery Diapers feature seven different box designs– three with men and babies and four with women and babies. Huggies was previously criticized for portraying fathers as disconnected from the caretaking role. The company says it wants to celebrate all parents and the great job they do. The new premium diapers are also advertised as […]

  • The cost of getting a driver’s license in Missouri will increase next month

    ST. LOUIS – If you need to renew your driver’s license or license plates it will cost you more beginning in August. Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed a bill that boosts license processing fees. If you need to renew your plates the fees go up from $3.50 to $6 for one year two years it jumps from $7 to $12. A three-year driver’s license will cost $6 and over three years will be $12. The money will help license offices […]

  • Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen are coming St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen announced they are hitting the road together this year. The longtime friends are coming to the Stifel Theatre on Friday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. for a live, interactive event called the “AC2,” tour.   The seven-city tour is being billed as an evening of unscripted, uncensored and unforgettable conversation. Tickets will go on sale Friday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com and the Enterprise Center Box Office. Ticket prices […]

  • Happy birthday! Cardinals broadcaster Mike Shannon talks about turning 80

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Mike Shannon has been a part of the St. Louis Cardinals organization for almost 6-decades. He is as much of a St. Louis icon as the Gateway Arch. Here’s to wishing Cardinals broadcaster Mike Shannon a happy 80th birthday! So, how does a hall-of-famer celebrate? We called him up to ask.  Shannon says that he is spending the day fishing at the lake.  He will be in the broadcast booth tonight for the Cards game against […]

  • EB exit ramp from Interstate 55/64 to southbound IL Route 3 closure starts Monday

    Driving from Missouri to Illinois gets a little more difficult starting Monday. The Illinois Department of Transportation is closing the ramp from the popular Street Bridge to Southbound Route  3 July 15 and is expected to be reopened by Monday, July 29. These closures are needed to perform critical repairs to the surface of the bridge that carries traffic from the Poplar Street Bridge to southbound IL Route 3. Two lanes on the Poplar Street Bridge will also close along […]

  • Town hall meeting scheduled for updates on Jamestown Mall, zoo safari park

    FLORISSANT, Mo. – Officials are hosting a town hall meeting on Monday, July 15 to update north county residents.  The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Christ Our Redeemer A-M-E Church on Old Jamestown Road in Florissant. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and County Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray are scheduled to speak and update residents on plans to redevelop the Old Jamestown Mall property. They will also discuss the proposed St. Louis Zoo Safari Park and breeding […]

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