Day: March 14, 2018

Clayton High School senior one of three students in the world to land perfect score on AP Chemistry test

Clayton High School Tong Zhao was pretty confident he could get enough correct answers to earn the highest possible score when he took the Advanced Placement Chemistry test last May. Nearly one year later, Zhao, a senior at Clayton High School, was stunned to learn he had accomplished something quite a bit more rare — he was one of three people in the world to to get a perfect score. “I was honestly pretty surprised,” […]

RELEASE: Jared Walsh Joins Armstrong Teasdale’s St. Louis Office

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the addition of Litigation associate Jared Walsh. Walsh is experienced in all aspects of trial preparation, including drafting motions, orders and memoranda; preparing and responding to discovery; conducting depositions; witness preparation; recommending rulings; and case management. He works across practice areas to support clients in various industries on a wide array of challenges. A former U.S. Marine Corps captain, Walsh is a seasoned […]

Full repeal of prevailing wage passes House with narrow margin

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. — With just seven votes to spare, legislation that would repeal Missouri’s prevailing wage laws was given approval by the House. The bill, a House Committee Substitute for HBs 1729, 1621, 1436, would eliminate the requirement that contractors and subcontractors on public projects pay employees the prevailing wage where the project is being completed. Rep. Jeff Justus’ legislation would instead require workers to be paid the state or federal minimum wage, whichever […]

RELEASE: PierianDx Announces Partnership with Cancer Genetics to Provide Comprehensive Precision Oncology Testing and Workflow Solution

PierianDx, the leading genomics technology company that enables precision medicine programs and molecular testing for healthcare organizations, announced today a partnership with Cancer Genetics, Inc. (CGI) (Nasdaq: CGIX) to provide a comprehensive precision oncology testing and workflow solution to enhance patient care. CGI is a leader in enabling precision medicine for oncology through molecular markers and diagnostics. The partnership combines CGI’s Focus::NGS® offering, a suite of next generation sequencing (NGS) tests providing a comprehensive view of the […]

RELEASE: Thousands of Boeing B777 and B747 Expendables at Jet Midwest, Inc.

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Jet Midwest, Inc., of Kansas City, MO is proud to announce the addition of over 15,000 new expendables as a result of an inventory acquisition. “Our supply of expendables offers unique services that provide our customers substantial cost-saving potential and exceptional component availability,” says Ashley Santee, Inside Sales Manager. Over the past six years, Jet Midwest, Inc. has dismantled over 100 commercial aircraft, including Boeing 757 and 767, Airbus A310, A320, A321, […]

Two suspects charged with taking photographs of children in bathroom stalls

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday that they charged two suspects photographing children using the bathroom in a St. Louis County mall. Suspect Heather McDorman, 29, of Barnhart, was charged for one count of Invasion of Privacy and three counts of Statutory Sodomy or Attempted Statutory Sodomy, Deviate Sexual Intercourse – Person Less than 12 Years of Age. McDorman is being held on a $250,000 cash only bond. The St. Louis […]

Erby introduces legislation that would give Corrections Medicine employees a sizable raise

After months of public forum at the St. Louis County Council meetings some St. Louis County employees may finally have their sought out pay raise through Proposition P funds. Councilwoman Hazel Erby on Tuesday introduced legislation that would use Prop P funds to give Corrections Medicine and certain employees at the St. Louis County Department of Justice Services a 10 percent raise. This comes after months of public comment from various St. Louis County Corrections […]

Hawley kicks off U.S. Senate campaign, says ‘We can do better’ than McCaskill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — “Today marks the beginning of the campaign to take back Missouri’s Senate seat for the people of Missouri and defeat Claire McCaskill.” That was the message of Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley as he officially kicked off his campaign for the 2018 U.S. Senate race. The Republican challenger announced his campaign with three scheduled events in Kansas City, St. Louis, and Springfield on Tuesday, where he spoke of the American way […]

Clayton approves expansion of St. Louis Veterinarian Animal Clinic of Clayton, Oak Knoll Park site improvements and parking lot project

A Clayton veterinarian looking to expand his clinic got final approval Tuesday from the Clayton Board of Aldermen. The board voted 6-0, with Alderman Ira Berkowitz absent, to grant a conditional use permit to the St. Louis Veterinarian Animal Clinic of Clayton (ACC) and approved a text amendment allowing veterinary clinics to operate in commercial districts. According to the plans filed with the city on Feb. 21, Dr. Dan Fraser wants to add on to his […]

RELEASE: Centene to present at Oppenheimer 28th Annual Healthcare Conference

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today it will present at the Oppenheimer 28th Annual Healthcare Conference, to be held March 20-21, 2018, at The Westin New York Grand Central in New York City. Centene is scheduled to present on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at 8:35 a.m. Eastern Time. A simultaneous live audio webcast is also available at: A webcast replay of the presentation will be available afterwards via the Company’s website at […]