• St. Louis Press Pass

    Sep 04, 2015
    Register today to attend St. Louis Regional Chamber Annual Event No. 178 on September 16. >> CLICK FOR MORE

    SSM Health announces plans for new $500M SLU hospital
    (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 9/2/15)
    SSM Health plans to invest $500 million to build a new St. Louis University hospital and ambulatory care center. The new facilities, which will be situated in the immediate vicinity of the current 365-bed hospital near the midtown campus of St. Louis University, will be completed within five years, SSM officials said.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    MasterCard, Express Scripts among world’s most innovative companies
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/24/15)
    Once again, Express Scripts and MasterCard are on Forbes’ list of the world’s most innovative companies. >> CLICK FOR MORE

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    'Industrious' is newest addition to St. Louis’ office community
    (Illinois Business Journal, 8/15)
    Downtown St. Louis business revitalization continues with the entry of Industrious, an 11,000-square-foot office community with private offices and "comfortable communal spaces" at 555 Washington Ave. The Chicago-based brand opened in 2013 and has started its national expansion with office spaces in St. Louis, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Brooklyn and more locations underway in Columbus, Raleigh, Nashville, Minneapolis, Denver and Detroit. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    St. Louis Ranks No. 10 in Best American Tech Cities for Work
    (KMOX, 9/2/15)
    A ranking from SmartAsset ranks St. Louis as the 10th “Best American City to Work in Tech in 2015.” The financial blog states overall employment in technology grew by 3.7 percent, and average annual technology incomes increased by 2.4 percent in the last two years. Today, there are 3.8 million tech jobs in the United States, paying an average of $83,970 annually. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    How a City's Business Culture Helps Mold Its Startup
    (Huffington Post, 8/31/15)
    By all accounts, 2015 is a strong year for startup companies; I know this first hand, having worked with more than a few. When consumer confidence rises, companies seeking funding to meet those consumer needs rise as well. B2B and B2C web technology startups are claiming 13.7 percent of total new business funding applications.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    New kidney product could help millions
    (Fox 2 News, 9/2/15)
    A St. Louis company is moving closer to releasing a first of its kind product to help people avoid devastating kidney problems. Dr. Kevin Martin specializes in kidneys and also works for MediBeacon in Creve Coeur. Dr. Martin said, “I think it’s very exciting it’s a huge development in the field.” Employees at MediBeacon are very excited about a yellow liquid. It glows in the presence of light and could dramatically prevent kidney damage in tens of millions of people.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    MediBeacon lands $22.4 million financing to bring kidney monitoring device to market
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/26/15)
    Roughly three months after it closed a $5 million round, MediBeacon, a medical device startup located in St. Louis County, has raised another $22.4 million from Pansend LLC, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of HC2 Holdings Inc. MediBeacon is a developer of real-time kidney monitoring technology, an area of need in intensive care units.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    5 women-led startups accepted into Prosper Capital
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/26/15)
    Prosper Capital has named five women-led startup companies to its business accelerator. The accelerator, which in January announced its first cohort of startup companies, invests $50,000 into companies in exchange for an equity stake.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Yield Lab’s TerViva raises $2 million from investors
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/26/15)
    TerViva, a California-based agtech startup that has been operating in St. Louis for the last several months during its participation in The Yield Lab accelerator, has raised $2 million from investors. TerViva is commercializing a perennial tree grown on underproductive agricultural land called Pongamia. The money raised will help the company fund animal feed development, harvest trees and scale its platform, including tree production.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech
    (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/28/15)
    The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Today: On the Money Magazine educates St. Louis youth and community in finances
    (St. Louis Public Radio, 8/25/15)
    “On the Money Magazine Saint Louis –a pilot program of the eponymous Chicago magazine—is a self-described “by teens for teens publication.” The magazine hopes to increase teenage financial literacy and to educate young people in entrepreneurship and financial writing, publishing, and editing.”>> CLICK FOR MORE
    St. Louis investors rank among the savviest
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/26/15)
    St. Louis investors rank among the savviest in the U.S., according to a new study. St. Louis ranks ninth using an index that measures which investors get the highest return for the least risk. Silver Spring, Maryland, investors ranked first. Kansas City investors ranked seventh.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Regions in St. Louis gets national attention for branching
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/27/15)
    Regions Bank branches in St. Louis are featured in an American Bankers Association article on the new face of branching. Mike Hart, who became Region’s Midwest area president in St. Louis last year shortly before Ferguson erupted, talks about the bank’s partnership with Operation Hope in North County, part of a program called Hope Inside. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Memorial’s Sleep Disorders Center receives academy accreditation
    (Illinois Business Journal, 9/15)
    The Sleep Disorders Center at Memorial Hospital, with two locations, one located on the campus of Memorial Hospital and another at Seven Hills in O’Fallon, has received reaccreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. This accreditation includes in-lab sleep studies as well as home sleep studies. Memorial is the only accredited sleep center in the Metro East.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    AB Updates 97 Trucks to Reduce Carbon Footprint  
    (KMOX, 6/26/15)
    Anheuser-Busch is converting all 97 shipping trucks in its St. Louis fleet to natural gas powered trucks. The switch will decrease it’s annual carbon-dioxide emission by 2,500 tons, says AB’s Senior Director Transportation, James Sembrot..>> CLICK FOR MORE
    UMB partners with startup accelerator SixThirty
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 9/3/15)
    Kansas City-based UMB Financial Corporation will invest alongside the St. Louis-based startup accelerator SixThirty, which invests in financial services technology startups from around the world. Exactly how much UMB will invest in each startup was not disclosed. SixThirty twice annually invests $100,000 into a handful of startups. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    GlobalHack outlines first civic project hackathon
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/4/15)
    GlobalHack, the quarterly hackathon competition co-founded by LockerDome CEO Gabe Lozano, has detailed the first project under its new civic-focused strategy. Hackers who participate in the event — scheduled for Sept. 11-13 at the @4240 building in Cortex — will work with the Civic Tech for Social Impact Collaborative to create technology solutions that make it easier for people to navigate the criminal justice system and resolve their issues in a more timely fashion.>> CLICK FOR MORE

    BLUE1647 opens up shop in St. Louis in its first national expansion
    (Built in Chicago, 8/25/15)
    BLUE1647 opens up shop in St. Louis in its first national expansion (Built in Chicago, 8/25/15) Some of Chicago’s best have headed to St. Louis. Today, BLUE|1647 opens its first tech innovation center in the city. The move marks the first national expansion for the Chicago-based organization, who plans on opening six more sites in St. Louis. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Cushman & Wakefield, DTZ complete $2 billion merger
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 9/2/15)
    Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ, formerly Cassidy Turley, have closed on a $2 billion deal that will create one company that operates as Cushman & Wakefield. The new Cushman & Wakefield will have revenue of more than $5.5 billion, more than 43,000 employees and will manage more than 4 billion square feet of commercial real estate globally. It will be the second largest commercial firm in the world, behind CBRE.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Gateway Arch Celebrates 50th Anniversary
    (Edwardsville Intelligencer, 8/24/15)
    As the Gateway Arch nears its 50th anniversary in October 2015, partners involved with operating and enhancing the national park have announced plans to celebrate the iconic monument’s golden birthday. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Industry Leaders Expect Construction Boom in St. Louis
    (KMOX, 8/28/15)
    Times are looking good for the St. Louis construction trades. Jim Lamantia, executive director of the St. Louis Construction Cooperative, says the next seven years will be historic times in St. Louis for construction employment.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Bringing business back to Alton ‘Light Up Alton’ group hopes to stimulate economic growth
    (Alton Telegraph, 9/1/15)
    There are 10 “Light Up Alton” signs posted around town, one for every initiative a group of Alton business leaders hopes to achieve through their new economic venture. Among Light Up Alton’s initiatives are creating a welcoming business environment, making Alton’s downtown attractive to young professionals, creating incentives to rehabilitate run-down buildings, emphasizing the value of the National Great Rivers center and offering free business seminars to solve problems like a declining and aging population, and low property values on buildings that need extensive renovation. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    County scores EPA grant $400K in funds issued to find, fix ‘brownfield’ sites
    (The Alton Telegraph)
    A $400,000 federal grant is set to aid the county in identifying and, in time, redeveloping contaminated properties. U.S. Congressmen John Shimkus, Rodney Davis and Mike Bost joined Madison County Board Chairman Alan J. Dunstan on Wednesday to announce the $400,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aimed at identifying brownfields, or historically contaminated sites, in the northern, eastern and southern portions of the county. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Local non-profit helps high school students achieve their college dreams
    (KMOV, 8/26/15)
    A local non-profit supported by Cardinals Care helps to send students to college every year. The organization, College Bound, is for high school students who are working to get into college.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Want to talk about education? St. Louis architecture firm does, too
    (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/24/15)
    A downtown St. Louis architecture firm known for its renowned founder and school designs is stepping into new territory: hosting panel discussions on topics in education.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    SIUE introduces business analytics graduate specialization
    (Illinois Business Journal, 8/21/15
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing a master’s specialization in business analytics that will be available for the fall 2015 semester. The specialization will be available for all School of Business graduate programs, including the MBA, accountancy, marketing research, CMIS, and economics and finance.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    SIUE students explore space, encourage STEM
    (Alton Telegraph, 9/1/15)
    Rebecca Krasny’s love of science started at a young age, fueled in part by field trips she took to the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. Now a sophomore biological sciences major, specializing in medical science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Rebecca returned to the space exploration landmark this summer as a Noyce intern working with the Adler Teen Programs.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Growth in enrollment, degree programs mark Harris-Stowe president's first year
    (St. Louis Public Radio, 8/26/15)
    Dwaun Warmack became president of Harris-Stowe State University in July 2014. Calling himself a “change agent,” Warmack told “St. Louis on the Air” last November that his first focus was on assessment: understanding the university he meant to guide.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    St. Louis Classical Guitar Society Takes on Education—and Racial Strife
    (Classical Guitar Magazine, 8/27/15)
    Ferguson, Missouri, has been the scene of considerable racial strife over the past year since the shooting of an unarmed African-American teen, Michael Brown, by a white Ferguson police officer. The St. Louis Classical Guitar Society (SLCGS) is determined to help make a difference in that troubled community. In January, the society launched Phase One of the Ferguson Guitar Initiative, a program that unites teachers, students, and SLCGS volunteers to bring classical-guitar music and learning to the schools. This year, SLCGS also became the recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts grant, which will be used to bring world-class acts to schools in the St. Louis area. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Trumpeting Miles Davis; Modern-era jazz great, others to pay tribute to jazz icon
    (The Alton Telegraph, 8/26/15)
    On Sept. 12 the music world will be attuned to an event in the birth city of Miles Davis, who is considered one of the greatest jazz musicians of the 20th century. The Miles Davis Memorial Project, co-chaired by Pat Ackman and Karen Wilson as part of Pride Inc., has finally come to fruition with the unveiling of a bronze statue of Davis by sculptor Preston Jackson at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, next to Chez Marilyn’s on Third Street in Alton. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Architects reveal plans for proposed St. Louis stadium
    (KMOV, 9/2/15)
    The architects of a new football stadium in St. Louis are planning an arena that will offer more than just football games. Eli Hoisington, with St. Louis-based HOK architects, told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch the stadium would have plazas, gardens, bike trails, a three-story brew pub and an observation deck overlooking the Mississippi River.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Edwardsville to launch mobile app highlighting city amenities
    (Illinois Business Journal, 9/15)
    A planned mobile app called, "Experience Edwardsville," aims to make it easier for people to eat, explore and entertain themselves in the community. The app has a GPS-enabled “Near Me” function to locate services close to the user’s current location.>> CLICK FOR MORE
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    Aug 21, 2015
    GlobalHack V is making St. Louis a Winner
    (Accelerate St. Louis, 8/19/15)
    GlobalHack is making the St. Louis tech community better through hackathons. A hackathon is a programming competition where software developers, designers and entrepreneurs from around the country build products over the course of a weekend. The winners are awarded cash prizes that reach $50,000+, but the real winner is St. Louis as we have the opportunity to showcase our city and the local talent that drives our growing entrepreneurial culture.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Ikea's pre-opening events include hot air balloon, day at Ballpark Village
    (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/18/15)
    Six weeks before it opens its doors to customers on Sept. 30, Ikea employees are busy assembling furniture for 46 room settings at the new St. Louis store and planning a month filled with activities.Rows upon rows of stacked dishes, sheets and other home accessories are now in place at the 380,000-square-foot store under construction on Vandeventer Avenue at Highway 40 (Interstate 64). It's the Swedish retailer's only U.S. store opening in 2015.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Dollar to join Ludeman at Concordance Academy 
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/19/15)
    Gary Dollar, former president and CEO of the United Way of Greater St. Louis, will take on the job of chief administrative officer of the Concordance Academy of Leadership effective Aug. 24. Danny Ludeman, former head of Wells Fargo Advisors and now president and CEO of the St. Louis-based academy, announced the appointment Wednesday. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    St. Louis Regional Chamber Annual Event:
    Creating Tomorrow Together – St. Louis Innovators

    Register today to attend the St. Louis Regional Chamber Annual Event No. 178 on September 16. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/19/15)
    Better Weekdays, a St. Louis-based job-matching software company, has been chosen to participate in a Chicago business incubator run by DeVry Education Group. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Black engineers bond to boost STEM
    (The St. Louis American, 8/20/15)

    The Pre-College Initiative of the National Society of Black Engineers, St. Louis Chapter,
    is located at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, 3400 Pershall Rd. in Ferguson.
    More than 1,000 students have graduated from the program.

    The St. Louis Gateway chapter of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a group of professional engineers who are the driving force behind developing the next generation of engineers, entrepreneurs and leaders. One of our main thrusts is to interest students in careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), because we understand science, technology, engineering and math liberal arts degrees are the degrees of the 21st century. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    HUD chief Castro awards St. Louis County $26 million in development funds
    (St. Louis Public Radio, 8/19/15)
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will provide more than $26 million to St. Louis County for residential and commercial development. It’s the second time in recent months HUD made a high-profile resources-related announcement in the St. Louis area.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Israel-Based Evogene Establishes US Headquarters In St. Louis, Missouri
    (Area Development News, 8/17/15)
    Israeli biotechnology company Evogene will establish its United States headquarters at the Bio-Research & Development Growth Park in St. Louis, Missouri. Evogene’s expansion includes a $1 million capital investment and is expected to create 15 new high-paying jobs in the next three years. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Libla talks transportation with STL Regional Chamber
    (The Missouri Times, 8/18/15)
    The state lawmaker that championed an increase in the gas tax to fund Missouri’s roads was invited to the St. Louis Regional Chamber Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting today to discuss continuing efforts to funnel more money into MoDOT. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Missouri board OKs tax credits to build a stadium for St. Louis Rams
    (Los Angeles Times, 8/21/15)
    A Missouri board approved $15 million in tax credits Tuesday for a new riverfront football stadium in downtown St. Louis, the first piece of an effort by state leaders aimed at either preventing the Rams from moving west or luring another team to the city in their place.. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Gainsight among fastest of the fastest-growing companies
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/20/15)
    More than 40 St. Louis-based companies were among the nation’s fastest growing businesses, with Mid America Logistics topping the local ranking at No. 77 on the Inc. 5,000 list. But another company with significant St. Louis was growing even faster. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Loans available for energy improvements
    (Missouri Department of Economic Development, 8/18/15)
    The Missouri Department of Economic Development is now accepting applications for low-interest energy improvement loans to public schools, public/private colleges and universities, local governments, public water and wastewater treatment facilities, and public/private not-for-profit hospitals. In total, the Department is making $7.5 million available for these entities to complete energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout the State of Missouri.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    11 finalists named for first Stadia Ventures’ sports accelerator
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/19/15)
    Stadia Ventures, the new St. Louis startup accelerator that focuses on early stage sports companies, has narrowed its applicant field from almost 200 startups to 11 finalists.From those 11 startups, five will be selected to take part in Stadia’s first accelerator program, which will invest $100,000 into companies for an equity stake. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Now hiring in IT: SKF, Salvation Army, Centene and St. Louis startups
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/20/15)
    St. Louis is the 10th highest-paying city for tech professionals. And according to data from CareerBuilder, the supply of IT professionals in St. Louis remains lower than the number of jobs available.The following are a few places you can find jobs in the tech industry in St. Louis right now. Or you can check out a full list of St. Louis tech jobs here.. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    How to get a piece of $4.7 billion in MSD work
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/17/15)
    The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is in the early stages of a 23-year project to meet requirements of a $4.7 billion settlement it reached in 2011 with the Environmental Protection Agency. That’s good news for construction companies with the right experience.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Local bank pledges donations for #HowIFight
    (KTVI, 8/19/15)
    Shawn Hagan, regional president of Fifth Third Bank St. Louis, says the bank will donate $1 to the Stand Up 2 Cancer charity for each photo using the hashtag #HowIFight on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Vine. Since partnering with SU2C in 2013, Fifth Third Bank has given more than $4.2 million to the charity. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Health record startup snags $1.7 million financing
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/20/15)
    Cultivation Capital’s Life Sciences Fund has led a $1.66 million financing round for St. Louis-based startup BlueStrata. BlueStrata, founded in 2012 and led by President Tony Coco, is a cloud-based electronic health record system that caters to the long-term care market. Coco is a former director of marketing services and brand management for Victor Technologies, a cutting and welding equipment provider that was acquired in 2014 by Maryland-based Colfax Corp. for $947 million.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    New regional district looks to multimodal freight management for economic growth
    (Alton Telegraph, 8/20/15)
    Different sectors met Thursday morning to hear the state of freight in the region, particularly Southwest Illinois, and officially learned the St. Louis Regional Freight District formed six weeks ago. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Bi-State Development agency promoting overall role, not just Metro
    (Belleville News-Democrat, 8/18/15)
    For many years people often referred to the Bi-State Development Agency as Metro, the public transit arm of the development agency. However, Bi-State does more than just provide public transportation in the region. Bi-State Development Agency, the parent agency of Metro, has launched a renewed marketing effort to promote the Bi-State Development brand as more than just a transit agency, and emphasize its role in development.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    KWAME to Manage Maryville Expansion/Renovation
    (Construction Forum STL, 8/18/15)
    Maryville University in St. Louis has contracted Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as construction project manager on a $1.1 million expansion and athletic office renovation at the John E. and Adaline Simon Athletic Center. The project is scheduled for completion in January 2016. The architect is ACI Boland. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    First Look at World Wide Technologies HQ
    (NextSTL, 8/13/15)
    TIn April of this year it was reported that St. Louis tech behemoth World Wide Technology had signed a letter of intent to construct a new headquarters at Westport Plaza. The move to the new building will be a short one. Currently located at 701 Fee Fee Lane in Maryland Heights, WWT opened a new two-story, 57,200 sf headquarters in 2013. That project included a 150-seat auditorium and specialized video-enabled smart conference rooms and an Executive Briefing Center.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Shell gives Roxana schools $50K
    (Alton Telegraph, 8/20/15)
    While no longer operating the refineries adjacent to Roxana High School, Shell Oil Co. reminded Roxana it was still a part of the community through a $50,000 grant to the Roxana Schools Foundation.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Lewis and Clark clinic to expand services
    (Alton Telegraph, 8/20/15)
    A recent $1.4 million grant to Lewis and Clark Community College will allow its Family Health Clinic to offer comprehensive health services, including basic dental exams, occupational therapy and exercise science.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Ferguson gives free school supplies to kids in need
    (KTVI, 8/14/15)
    A Ferguson councilwoman wants to make sure the unrest does not overshadow all the positive things moving forward. Community leaders are giving back in a big way to help families with school supplies.Councilwoman Ella Jones wants the city to move forward in a positive way. That’s why the city of Ferguson, Ferguson-Florissant school district and other organizations provided school supplies to kids in need.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Koman Plans $31M for 34 N. Euclid
    (nextSTL, 8/19/15)
    A proposal by The Koman Group would bring another mixed-use building to the burgeoning Euclid Avenue corridor in the city’s Central West End. The project would include office, retail, and apartments on the narrow 0.4-acre site currently occupied by a single-story retail strip and surface parking lot. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    4 Missouri business schools among nation’s best: report
    (St. Louis Business Journal, 8/20/15)
    Four of Missouri schools have been ranked by consumer finance website NerdWallet.com as among the nation’s top colleges for a prospective business major. Washington University earned the highest ranking locally at No. 13 out of a group of 100. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Valley Insurance Agency Alliance attains elite group status
    (Illinois Business Journal, 8/15)
    Valley Insurance Agency Alliance, a group of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, was recently named to State Auto Insurance Companies’ Inner Circle, an elite group achievement reflective of outstanding sales, professional service and business management. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Krohne to retire as executive director of Leadership Council
    (Illinois Business Journal, 8/21/15)
    Ellen Krohne, the executive director of the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois, has announced plans to retire, and a search will begin immedately for her successor, the agency announced today. Krohne, who has led the development organization since July of 2012, plans to step down this fall to spend more time with her family.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Geotechnology, Inc. expands with acquisition of Thelen Associates
    (Illinois Business Journal, 8/15)
    Geotechnology, Inc., a locally based provider of geotechnical and environmental engineering, geophysics, water resource management, materials testing and drilling services, is poised for rapid expansion. The company announced today that it has purchased substantially all of the assets of Thelen Associates. >> CLICK FOR MORE
    Maryland Heights Touted by Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live
    (KMOX, 8/18/15)
    Maryland Heights, Missouri listed in Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live in 2015. This year, Money Magazine ranked the 50 best small towns in America, towns with a population between 10 and 50 thousand people.>> CLICK FOR MORE
    Inside the undergound Arch Museum renovations
    (KSDK, 8/20/15)
    One of our city's main tourist attractions is one huge construction site right now.
    In our series of stories on the City-Arch-River project, Newschannel Five's Kay Quinn takes us to what is now a huge demolition zone. 
    Boeing to be presenting sponsor of 2016 Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo
    (Illinois Business Journal, 8/15)
    The Boeing Company will be the presenting sponsor of the 2016 Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and STEM Expo in honor of the company’s 100th anniversary next year. The Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo will be held on May 14-15, 2016, and will be headlined by performances by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron, flying the St. Louis-built Boeing F/A-18 Hornet, and many other flight performances and static-aircraft displays. >> CLICK FOR MORE