Day: April 5, 2018

RELEASE: Innovative new resources available for North St. Louis County residents

Clayton, MO., April 5, 2018—Family and Workforce Centers of America (FWCA) this week begins operation of a neighborhood resource center designed to strengthen families at its new North County location, 26 North Oaks Plaza in Northwoods. A variety of social and workforces services for St. Louis County residents will be available at the site. “FWCA is a long-time partner of St. Louis County in providing workforce development and social services,” said St. Louis County Executive […]

Clayton fire, police departments to compete in Battle of the Badges BBQ benefitting Backstoppers and Responder Rescue

May 5 will mark the beginning of a long running competition that pits Clayton’s finest, against Clayton’s other finest. The city’s firefighters will take on the police in the annual Battle of the Badges BBQ, an event to benefit some of the area’s bravest first responders who have put their lives on the line. In addition to the Clayton public safety departments, several area fire and police departments will be going head-to-head competing for the trophy and […]

House perfects Haahr’s tax overhaul bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Over the course of four hours, the Missouri House made legislation to overhaul Missouri’s tax code their own as more than ten amendments were added to Rep. Elijah Haahr’s bill. The House Speaker Pro Tem’s legislation, if passed, lowers the corporate tax rate from 6.25 percent to 5 percent and the individual income tax rate for most Missourians from 5.9 percent to 5 percent. HB 2540 also aims to provide funding […]

RELEASE: R&B artist Kenny DeShields takes the stage April 19 at Central Library

R&B artist Kenny DeShields will take the stage on April 19 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, as part of St. Louis Public Library’s free, monthly Not So Quiet! concert series. Kenny DeShields brings the heart of life, love, and music to the stage with a collection of original songs. With a style that dabbles along the lines of John Legend and John Mayer, Kenny allows listeners to take […]

Democratic challenger for 2nd District earns End Citizens United endorsement

One of the Democratic challengers for 2nd Congressional District in Missouri received an endorsement on Wednesday from a national organization that supports candidates who champion campaign finance reform. Cort VanOstran, a political newcomer, and visiting lecturer at Washington University School of Law announced that he received the endorsement of End Citizens United (ECU). VanOstran is running for the 2nd Congressional District, which is currently held by Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner who is seeking re-election. The […]

Senate committee signs off on asbestos, venue and joinder bills

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two House tort reform bills are now making their way through the Senate, passing out of the Senate Committee on Government Reform on Wednesday. With two votes of 5-2 each, the committee signed off both HB 1645, Rep. Bruce DeGroot’s measure dealing with asbestos claims, and HB 1578, Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer’s venue and joinder legislation. Both bills passed the House in March and now look to the Senate for approval. DeGroot’s […]

RELEASE: Take Metro to GO! St. Louis Marathon and St. Louis Cardinal games this weekend

Runners, race spectators, families and baseball fans will be heading into downtown St. Louis on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8 for the GO! St. Louis Marathon and two St. Louis Cardinals games at Busch Stadium. Metro makes it easy to take part in all of the fun without having to deal with traffic jams, street closures, road construction or having to find a place to park. Race participants and sports fans can park […]

RELEASE: Cardinals homestead highlights

The Cardinals open the 2018 home slate with a pair of three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks (April 5, 7-8) and the Milwaukee Brewers (April 9-11).  The first homestand of the year is highlighted by Opening Day festivities, four promotional giveaways and two theme nights. Thursday, April 5, 2018 — Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (6:15 p.m.) MLB Network Showcase National Broadcast (out of market only) Gates open at 3:00 p.m. Ceremonies begin at 5:30 p.m. […]

RELEASE: Cardinals museum announces 2018 programming schedule

The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum announced its 2018 Programming Schedule, which includes 13 Saturday Signings at the Museum and a new Flashback Fridays series. Ray Lankford, Willie McGee and John Tudor highlight this year’s Saturday Signings attendees.  Former Cardinals players will be signing autographs inside the Cardinals Museum before each Saturday home game throughout the season.  Saturday Signings at the Museum is sponsored by Heartland Coca-Cola, the Official Sponsor of the […]

RELEASE: Centene To Hold 2018 Annual Meeting Following First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

ST. LOUIS, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that following the release of its 2018 first quarter financial results on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, the Company will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) in the auditorium at Centene’s headquarters, 7700 Forsyth Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri.  At the meeting, Michael Neidorff, Centene’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is expected to make remarks regarding the Company’s performance and future prospects. A live audio […]