Month: May 2018

Hours of testimony of Greitens’ former mistress to be read into committee record

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The House investigative committee will spend the majority of the week reading into the record hours of testimony of Gov. Eric Greitens’ former mistress including the defense’s cross-examination. Intermittent will be testimony by Scott Faughn and Al Watkins. The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office has supplied the Special Investigative Committee on Oversight with roughly 730 pages of testimony of Witness 1, or KS — the unnamed woman who alleges Greitens took […]

Clayton Plan Commission tables vote on initial approval for Azdick Field renovation

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. The Clayton Plan Commission and Architectural Review Board decided Monday to table a vote on whether to award approval to a local architecture company for the Adzick Field project renovation. St. Louis-based Bond Architects pitched an alteration and exterior renovation of Clayton High School’s Adzick Field that would transform the 195,000 square-foot site into a multi-use facility replete with synthetic turf and additional updates […]

Clayton Township Democrat voters endorse five candidates in federal and state races

With more than 20 Democrats running for office in nine federal, state and local seats, the Clayton Township Democrats announced they have endorsed at least five candidates. About 30 candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Missouri Senate, Missouri House, St. Louis County, Executive, St. Louis County Prosecutor and St. Louis County Council races were in attendance at the University Public Library seeking endorsements from local voters last week and those voting results were released Monday night. […]

First Lady applauds passage of foster care and adoption reform legislation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — First Lady Sheena Greitens is pleased with some of the work done by legislators this session, which she believes will have a positive impact for Missouri’s foster care and adoption systems. Greitens on Monday posted a statement on social media regarding the passage of SB 819 and SB 800, two bills dealing with those particular topics that managed to pass both chambers before Friday’s deadline. The legislation would enact a number […]

RELEASE: Centene awarded statewide Medicaid contract In Iowa

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that its Iowa subsidiary, Iowa Total Care, Inc., has been tentatively awarded a statewide contract for the IA Health Link Program. Pending regulatory approval, the contract is expected to commence on July 1, 2019. “We are pleased to be selected for the IA Health Link Program,” said Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman and CEO for Centene. “We look forward to working with the state of Iowa to deliver […]

RELEASE: Monsanto and 2Blades Foundation collaborate to combat devastating Soybean disease

Monsanto Company and charitable organization 2Blades Foundation (2Blades) have formed a new collaboration to discover novel sources of genetic resistance to Asian soybean rust (ASR). 2Blades will deliver resistance genes in further collaboration with The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL, Norwich, UK), the leading global institute for research on plant-pathogen interactions, and the Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV), a leading university in agricultural sciences in Brazil. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180522005405/en/ […]

RELEASE: Griffin Atlas acquires Nootropic brand Nootromins

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Griffin Atlas Limited, a leading international consumer goods company, which manufactures, distributes and markets branded consumer products, today announced that the company had entered into and closed a definitive purchase agreement to fully acquire the Nootropic cognitive supplement brand, Nootromins, for an undisclosed amount. Under the terms of the agreement, which were approved by members and directors of both companies, the brand and operations would transition to Griffin Atlas Limited within 30 days. […]

RELEASE: Cardinals and Budweiser announce $4 ticket offer

Discount tickets available for June games vs. Marlins & Padres The St. Louis Cardinals are proud to team up with Budweiser to present fans with a special discount ticket offer.  On sale now, fans can purchase tickets for just $4 to watch the Cardinals square off against the Miami Marlins on June 5-7 or the San Diego Padres on June 11-13. These specially priced $4 tickets will be available while supplies last.  Tickets are limited […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County Police partner up for Click It or Ticket campaign

The St. Louis County Police Department is partnering up with the Missouri Highway Patrol and Illinois State Patrol in the “Click It or Ticket Campaign” during May 21-June 3, 2018. Wearing you seatbelt can save your life. Please see the following statistics produced by MODOT:  In 2017, 932 people were killed in traffic crashes on Missouri’s roadways, 64% of the vehicle occupants were not restrained.  Missouri has experienced 240 traffic crash fatalities so […]

Judge waives appearances in Greitens’ computer tampering case until July 2

In the first pretrial hearing regarding the felony computer tampering case against Gov. Eric Greitens, a St. Louis Associate Circuit judge waived his appearance until a grand jury decides whether or not to indict the embattled governor. Judge Madeline Connolly, who was appointed by Greitens in February, said she’ll wait for that decision and set the next hearing for July 2. Greitens is charged with illegally using a donor list from the Mission Continues — […]