Hawley reaffirms support for Kavanaugh, calls for Senate to vote soon

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley says the new allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have not shaken his support – nor his call for a swift Senate vote. Hawley, who’s currently Missouri attorney general, told allies at a rally Monday in Jefferson County that the Democratic efforts to delay Kavanaugh’s likely confirmation have created “a circus’’ atmosphere. “It really is embarrassing,’’ Hawley said. “I just think the Democrats’ behavior has been shameful.’’

Housing commission gets quorum, but won't issue tax credits

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday made two appointments to the body that doles out low-income housing tax credits, giving it a quorum, but said the Missouri Housing Development Commission won't act on state tax credits until the General Assembly enacts reforms. Parson appointed Mark Elliff of Carthage and Rick McDowell of Parkville. “We are confident in the legislature’s ability to develop tax credit reforms that address housing needs, while ensuring greater accountability and an increased…
Jacob Kirn

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring: 5 things potential job applicants should know

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The U.S. Census Bureau officially announced its recruiting drive for the 2020 census on Monday. The bureau may face challenges finding enough qualified candidates to fill thousands of openings, including positions in Missouri and Illinois. There is concern that there won’t be enough people looking to work on the census. In July, the U.S. Census Bureau published a blog post that sounded the alarm about the pool of candidates for 2020 jobs. Officials worry that the current low unemployment rate, around 4 percent, means the bureau won’t get the millions of applications it needs to fill the temporary positions.

Tower Grove South restaurant to close

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Eat Sandwiches, located at 3148 Morganford Road, will close its doors after nearly two years in business, the restaurant said on its Facebook page Friday. "This is really tough, but here goes: it is with a heavy heart and some reluctance that we have to announce the closing of EAT Sandwiches," the Facebook post said. "Sales have not been where we need them to be." This was the last full weekend of service, but co-owner Byron Smith told Sauce Magazine that he will offer lunch this week between…
Veneta Rizvic

Road work closes Lindbergh Tunnel lanes overnight this week

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Drivers heading to and from St. Louis Lambert International Airport this week may need to find another route. The northbound lanes of the Lindbergh Tunnel, which take drivers under the runways at Lambert, will be closed overnight Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each day beginning Monday night, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. The closures will allow crews to work on pavement in the tunnel, MoDOT reported.
KSDK Staff

St. Louis resources offer help to find passion, live healthfully later in life

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Deb Gaut recently founded a business that aims to help people over the age of 50 pursue their dreams whether it’s a different job or exciting hobby. The business, Boomalally , offers workshops, counseling and a digital magazine to help people with a transition later in life. “We want to be financially settled and healthy but at the same time there’s that something else, that one more chapter I want to write,” explained Gaut. She and a panel of experts joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh on Monday. She was joined by Paul Weiss, president of Oasis Institute , a national nonprofit organization based in St. Louis that focuses on healthy aging, and by Dr. Ken Druck , a psychologist, consultant and the author “Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined.” “Summoning newfound courage is the challenge of every season of life including the third and fourth quarter,” Druck said. “The decision about whether we face into those fears ... is really a critical decision of our character.”

Most read posts: broken A/C, permit for Boland Place, winning T-shirt

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Last week’s most-read posts, led by Thai Table’s delayed opening, caused by a broken air conditioner. Restaurant opening reported delayed by broken A/C Permit pulled for Boland Place apartments construction Night Out Against Crime coming in October; 10-year-old wins Maplewood T-shirt contest MRH board member Nelson Mitten hospitalized, district says Balloons over Maplewood Landlord takes […]
Doug Miner

Huttig Building Products names CFO

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Huttig Building Products (Nasdaq: HBP) named Philip Keipp as vice president and CFO, effective Monday. Keipp has served as a senior financial consultant to the company since Aug. 6 this year. He had previously served as Huttig's vice president and CFO from July 2009 until June 2015. Prior to joining Huttig in 2009, he had been CFO and COO for HD Supply Waterworks, a subsidiary of HD Supply Inc. that was spun off as a private company, Core & Main, last year. Huttig's president and CEO, Jon Vrabely,…
Diana Barr