Day: April 25, 2018

Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed writes letter to Sen. Durbin regarding racist radio station in Southern Illinois

Democrat Missouri state Senator Jamilah Nasheed wrote U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois a letter regarding a radio station in Southern Illinois that routinely uses racist and misogynistic slurs on air. Nasheed stated that radio personality Bob Romanik, who hosts the ‘Kool Killer Kountry’ (KKK) radio station on 1190 AM, regularly uses language calling African American’s racist nicknames, and regularly attacks people of different sexual orientation along with calling women “bitches” and “whores”. The Missouri senator’s […]

RELEASE: “Knowing But Not Doing: The State of Rx Adherence in America Report” Finds Big Difference in What Americans Know and Do When It Comes to Their Chronic Medications

ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Many Americans on medications for chronic diseases are not concerned about missing doses, resent their spouses/partners reminding them to take their medicine and think they do a better job than others at taking their medication as prescribed. That’s according to a new survey, Knowing But Not Doing: The State of Rx Adherence in America Report from Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). The survey found that nearly one-third of those taking prescription medications for […]

RELEASE: Trans States Airlines and SONIC Tools Announce Partnership

ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Trans States Airlines is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with SONIC that will allow our mechanics to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently during their shifts. In the agreement, SONIC and Trans States have committed to implement an apprentice supplied toolset and box as well as a streamlined process for maintenance employees to obtain new and replacement tools. SONIC’s top-notch Aviation A&P Kits, along with fast and affordable solutions […]

Greitens’ defense team issues notice to depose St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s lead investigator

The defense team representing embattled Governor Eric Greitens has filed a notice to depose the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s lead investigator. In a motion filed Wednesday morning, lawyers for Greitens issued a notice for the videotaped deposition of Anthony Box, a former FBI agent hired by Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner as the office’s chief investigator back on March 5, in relation to the felony invasion of privacy case against Greitens. The notice requests the deposition take […]

University City Police Department’s female staff donates personal funds to send high school student to prom

Prom is a big deal to most high schools students but the road to getting there can cost a lot. Shoes, clothes, hair, earrings and dinner can add up quickly. To help with some of the financial burden, the women of the University City Police Department (UCPD) are sponsoring a local high school student get to prom. Several officers in the UCPD’s Ladies Encouraging Others (L.E.O.) group have donated their own money to send Whitney […]

Membership group for women entrepreneurs founded in St. Louis expanding to six more cities

A St. Louis-based company that assists female-driven startups is expanding to six new cities. Brazen Global, a membership organization for women entrepreneurs, announced Tuesday it’s adding new branches in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fort Worth and Philadelphia. Founded in 2014, Brazen is expanding to unlock the potential in “growth-seeking” women business owners, a powerful segment underserved by an existing entrepreneurship support and venture capital industry limited by its singular attention to “high growth”, according to […]

Legislation to move right-to-work to August ballot advances out of committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A resolution seeking to move the right-to-work referendum from the November ballot is moving forward in the Missouri House. HR 102, sponsored by Rep. Holly Rehder, proposes to move the ballot initiative from the November 6th general election to the August 7th primary. Faced with the resolution on Tuesday, the House Economic Development Committee voted 8-4 on partisan lines to move Prop A out of committee. The reason for this swapping […]

RELEASE: DataServ signs World Wide Technology as newest client

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — DataServ, LLC, a leading provider of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Human Resource automation, today announced a new service agreement with World Wide Technology, Inc., a technology solution provider with $10 billion in annual revenue. As part of the agreement, DataServ will deliver automated AP solutions to World Wide Technology including use of artificial intelligence to match PO invoices via DataServ AutoVouchTM and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology, deployment of distributed coding & […]

RELEASE: Meredith adds to local media group with acquisition of KPLR-TV St. Louis

Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP; www.meredith.com), one of America’s leading media and marketing companies, today announced a definitive agreement to purchase KPLR-TV, the CW affiliate in the St. Louis market, for $65 million, subject to certain purchase price adjustments. The transaction, in which Meredith will purchase all of the stock of KPLR, Inc., is expected to close concurrently with Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s acquisition of Tribune Media Company, and after the parties receive regulatory approvals. The acquisition creates […]

RELEASE: Peabody reports earnings for quarter ended March 31, 2018

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Peabody (NYSE: BTU) today announced its first quarter 2018 operating results, including revenues of $1.46 billion, income from continuing operations, net of income taxes of $208.3 million, net income attributable to common stockholders of $106.6 million, diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.83 and Adjusted EBITDA1 of $363.9 million. “Peabody increased volumes, revenues and Adjusted EBITDA over 2017 levels and generated record free cash flow – in addition, today we are […]