Nearly 4,000 United Auto Workers union members in Wentzville could go out on strike at 11 p.m. Thursday if a contract is not reached by union officials negotiating with Big 3 automakers in Detroit. If there is a strike, UAW Local 2250 members have a list of things to do when the deadline passes. They include third shift shutting equipment down, setting up pickets at plant gates and assembling kitchen duty to help process food for members' families. At the GM Wentzville Assembly Center, a replica…
The promise behind the Brickline Greenway goes beyond connecting St. Louis’ crown jewels to address some of the region's challenges.
Gov. Mike Parson prevailed on all his vetoes Wednesday when the state Senate refused to consider any of the 14 budget overrides approved by the Missouri House. The House achieved two-thirds votes to override vetoes on 10 budget lines providing raises for the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Capitol Police Department. The other successful override votes were on lines that provided funds to Task Force 1, an urban search and rescue team headquartered in Boone County; recruitment incentives for…
Service restored after 'security incident' involving criminal database hampered St. Louis-area police operations for 24 hours
For more than 24 hours, the region’s largest criminal justice database system was offline, making it difficult for police officers, jails and other law enforcement agencies to operate throughout the St. Louis area. The Regional Justice Information Service, also known as REJIS, experienced a “security incident,” at about 3 p.m. Monday, and was turned off into Tuesday afternoon, said REJIS CEO Ryan Burckhardt. On Wednesday morning, a spokesman for the company confirmed that service was restored. “We…
This St. Louis firm is taking everyone in the company to Abu Dhabi. The reason? They're going to SeaWorld.
A St. Louis-based firm plans to send its entire company — more than 200 employees and family members — on a trip to the Middle East. Here's why.
Envision LLC, a well-established nationwide IT Staffing and recruiting company with a 40-year legacy, is pleased to unveil its new artificial intelligence (AI) practice emphasizing business intelligence and machine learning. This strategic move aims to enhance employee productivity and optimize company processes effectively. Key IT skillsets at the forefront of Envision's focus include: Machine learning engineers. Data scientists. Robotic scientists and robotics engineers. Business intelligence…
Representing Bayer, attorney James Bennett said 95% of non-Hodgkins' lymphoma is caused by “our natural body processes” of cell replication. He cited research by Cristian Tomasetti, the director of the Center for Cancer Prevention and Early Detection at City of Hope, a Los Angeles area cancer center. Tomasetti is set to testify for the defendant.
Wells Fargo & Co.'s CFO says he's personally assessing some of the bank's commercial real estate loans, property by property. "Where are the risks, are we getting ahead of it?” he asks.
Missouri’s recreational marijuana sales edged lower in August, data from the state’s Department of Health and Senior Services show.
Stadia Ventures has paused running its own startup accelerator program as it shifts to providing innovation services for companies. The St. Louis-based venture capital firm has created a new business segment co-founder Art Chou said involves providing “innovation as a service” for clients in the sports industry.
The biggest law firm in St. Louis, based on number of local licensed attorneys, on Wednesday named its next chair as part of a planned leadership transition.
When businesses need to make payments to consumers, there can be inconveniences on both sides of the transaction. Inefficiencies with traditional payment methods, such as wasted time and unnecessary costs, cause frustration for both payors and payees. Setting up systems to deliver payments for things such as incentives and rewards, rebates, insurance claims, legal settlements or health care patient refunds can create managerial headaches and expenses. Manual payments must be generated, tracked and…
Americans older than six months should get an updated Covid-19 booster this fall, according to a recommendation the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued Tuesday. The vaccine should be available by later this week, the CDC said in a statement. “We have more tools than ever to prevent the worst outcomes from Covid-19,” said Director Mandy Cohen. “CDC is now recommending updated Covid-19 vaccination for everyone 6 months and older to better protect you and your loved ones.” The…
Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced Judge Kelly Broniec as his choice to fill an open seat on the Missouri Supreme Court. Broniec, 52, currently serves as chief judge of the Missouri’s Eastern District Court of Appeals in St. Louis. She will fill the vacancy left by Judge George W. Draper III, who retired earlier this month. With Broniec’s appointment, women now make up four of the seven seats on the court. It’s the second time Parson has gotten to fill a Supreme Court vacancy. In 2021,…
Logan Ely says that both of his current restaurant concepts were “born in a weird time," as The Lucky Accomplice, at 2501 S. Jefferson Ave., opened in fall 2020, and Press, at 2509 S. Jefferson Ave., on the same block in the city’s Fox Park neighborhood, opened in spring 2022.
A group of six Missouri sports teams are behind proposed initiative petitions that were filed Friday with the Missouri Secretary of State’s office with an intent of having sports wagering be approved by voters in the November 2024 election.
Hospital Sisters Health System, which operates several facilities in Metro East, said that as of Wednesday morning, it has "successfully restored functionality" to its EPIC electronic health records platform as it continues to recover from a cyberattack late last month.
One of the departing executives is the bank's president, who lost the title after the new CEO was appointed last month.
PGA youth golf center, lavender farm expansion among 'neighborhood transformation' projects sharing $10M in federally funded grants
A youth golf center at a Superfund site, a new early childhood center and the expansion of a lavender farm are among the projects chosen by the city of St. Louis for its final round of $10 million in federally funded Neighborhood Transformation grants.
St. Louis chef Steven Pursley has been named among Food & Wine’s 10 Best New Chefs in America for 2023.