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Saint Louis, MO, United States

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Past articles by Maria:

Flooding Impacts Communities Again, This Time Nearing Records Of '93

Yet again in communities along the Mississippi River, residents and business owners are filling sandbags and holding their breath as the water creeps → Read More

Alderman proposes eminent domain to secure $1.75 billion NGA site — again

Updated at 5 p.m. with comments from St. Louis Development Corporation Executive Director Otis Williams. The city of St. Louis is working to show it → Read More

St. Louis board puts off vote on contract to explore privatizing Lambert

The vote over a contract to start looking into whether the city will privatize St. Louis Lambert International Airport has been postponed. The contract to → Read More

Better Business Bureau reports phishing scams in St. Louis big in 2017

Consumers in the St. Louis region reported losses of nearly $200,000 to the Better Business Bureau last year due to scams. The non-profit said its online → Read More

The Evening Whirl keeps on spinning in St. Louis

For nearly 80 years The St. Louis Evening Whirl has been reporting on crime in a way other news outlets wouldn’t, or couldn’t, do. The weekly is sold in → Read More

St. Louis County seeks residents' ideas for Jamestown Mall site

Officials from St. Louis County held an open house Monday night to give north county residents a chance to offer suggestions on what should replace the → Read More

Third Degree Glass Factory will take over TechShop in St. Louis

The same day TechShop announced it was filing for bankruptcy and closing all locations, a St. Louis native decided to step in to save the local makerspace. → Read More

TechShop files bankruptcy; closes all locations including one in St. Louis

TechShop offered a cutting edge workshop for entrepreneurs making prototypes or those who just wanted to make stuff. Now the St. Louis location and nine → Read More

World Wide Technology opens new headquarters with room to expand

World Wide Technology, a privately-held company, has opened its new headquarters in Maryland Heights. And the seven-story building is filled with cutting → Read More

Future of electricity production could be closer to home

A conversation has been sparked in Missouri about how electricity will be generated, stored and consumed in the future. The Missouri Public Service → Read More

SixThirty portfolio company BondIT attracts $14 million investment

The Chinese investor Fosun Group announced the investment in the financial tech company BondIT on Friday. BondIT, based in Israel, has created a digital → Read More

AT&T creates Open Source Lab at T-REX

AT&T is reaching out to St. Louis’ tech startup community with a new Open Source Lab. The company is providing about $70,000 worth of servers, → Read More

St. Louis and Missouri submit bids for Amazon's 2nd headquarters

Updated on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 1:15 p.m. with St. Louis's regional bid - St. Louis area leaders are taking a regional approach to attracting Amazon's → Read More

Missouri submits its bid for Amazon's 2nd headquarters

Updated on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 10:30 a.m. with details of Missouri's bid - The state of Missouri on Thursday submitted its formal bid to bring Amazon's → Read More

Protesters claim more than $10 million impact; economist says overall that's “minuscule”

“No justice, no profits.” That’s one of several chants protesters have used in nearly daily events since Sept. 15, the day a St. Louis Circuit judge → Read More

Want to understand what’s behind protests in St. Louis? Here’s a reading list

The protests in St. Louis over the last three weeks have topped the news almost daily. Even for those who stay up on what’s happening, there may be → Read More

GlobalHack VII seeks innovation to help foreign-born residents

The St. Louis-based, non-profit group, GlobalHack has announced the focus for its seventh hackathon a full year ahead of the event. GlobalHack VII → Read More

SixThirty CYBER to bring South Korean startups to St. Louis

A St. Louis accelerator is partnering with the South Korean government to bring cyber security startups. SixThirty CYBER is bringing five South Korean → Read More

Updated list of demands include St. Louis mayor's resignation, dropping charges against protesters

Activists put forth an updated list of demands Thursday, including that new St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson resign. But Thomas Harvey, the head of ArchCity → Read More

More details of Lambert privatization come out in hearing

A few more details are emerging related to the city's consideration of whether to privatize St. Louis Lambert International Airport. The Missouri House → Read More