Day: May 16, 2018

Clayton firefighter honored with lifetime achievement award

Veteran Clayton firefighter Brian Zinanni was recently awarded the Phil Sayer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Firefighters Association of Missouri. Zinanni, a lieutenant with the Clayton Fire Department, is a 31-year veteran of emergency services and has served 16 of those years in Clayton. He currently serves as the lieutenant medical officer on A crew. When not on duty, Zinanni serves as the state coordinator for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) Local Assistance State Team program and […]

Right-to-work looks to be a photo finish for Missouri Republicans

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Republican lawmakers continue pushing forward with legislation to add right-to-work to the Missouri State Constitution, but some would like them to do so a little more quickly. The House on Monday night third read and passed HJR 79, which seeks to amend the constitution to ban mandatory union fees. It would accomplish the same thing as the initiative petition that had been filed this year, The measure, which passed with […]

As newspapers struggle, McCaskill hopes to suspend paper tariffs

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced on Tuesday that she’s backing a bipartisan push to halt excessive taxes on paper imports that are critical to Missouri’s newspaper and printing industries. According to McCaskill, the bipartisan legislation, which has been endorsed by printers and publishers representing more than 600,000 American jobs, would suspend the import taxes on uncoated groundwood paper while the Department of Commerce examines the health of the printing and publishing industry. “Newspapers are already […]

RELEASE: Advanced ICU Care Launches Tele-ICU Clinical Services at Hackettstown Medical Center

ST. LOUIS, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Advanced ICU Care, the nation’s largest, most experienced provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, announced today the launch of tele-ICU clinical services at Atlantic Health System’s Hackettstown Medical Center in New Jersey. The partnership with Hackettstown Medical Center expands the company’s multi-facility relationship with Atlantic Health System to deliver the gold standard of critical care. Advanced ICU Care’s intensivist-led care teams support Hackettstown Medical Center’s bedside clinicians to deliver 24/7 ICU patient care […]

RELEASE: Marcus Theatres® brings new amenities to 23 more theatres

Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced that 23 theatres in eight states are welcoming the highly anticipated summer blockbuster season with new amenities. Extensive renovations over the past year added signature DreamLounger℠ recliner seating, premium large format (PLF) screens and exciting food and beverage concepts. From the Lincoln Grand Cinema in Nebraska to the Pickerington Cinema in Ohio, these investments demonstrate the company’s commitment to creating the ultimate moviegoing experience. […]

RELEASE: Blunt urges FCC to increase funding for life-saving rural health care program

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, yesterday joined a bipartisan group of 30 U.S. Senators in urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to strengthen a program aimed at improving health care in rural communities through services like telehealth that rely on increased connectivity. In the letter, the senators urged the FCC to increase the funding cap for the Rural Health Care Program to address the shortage of […]

RELEASE: Cardinals to host home run against hunger food drive on May 20

Fans Can Donate Non-Perishable Food Items In Exchange For Cardinals Ticket Vouchers The St. Louis Cardinals are teaming up with Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance and Feeding Missouri to host the Home Run Against Hunger Food Drive before the Cardinals take on the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, May 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in front of the Official Cardinals Team Store at the corner of 8th and Clark Street. Fans who bring a non-perishable […]