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Ryan Dean


Saint Louis, MO, United States

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Past articles by Ryan:

Businesses banking on Valentine's Day don't anticipate Monday blues

For the first time ever, the holiday falls the day after the Super Bowl, but local businesses don't think that'll harm sales of chocolates, flowers or dinner dates. → Read More

St. Louis County mask mandate in court again Tuesday

A preliminary injunction hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. This comes nearly three weeks after a judge denied a request for a temporary restraining order. → Read More

Man killed in double shooting outside St. Louis bar

This marks the second double shooting at Diana's Royal Palace since November. → Read More

Visitation and funeral services begin Wednesday for fallen St. Louis firefighter

Benjamin Polson was killed last week in the line of duty while fighting a vacant house fire in north city. Funeral and visitation services begin Wednesday. → Read More

Dr. Walensky says CDC not changing mask guidelines

Earlier in the week, The Washington Post reported the CDC was considering updating guidelines to recommend people wear higher grade masks such as N95 and KN95. → Read More

MoDOT and IDOT scale back road crews after 'mild' snow storm

Both agencies were staffed overnight looking for trouble spots. → Read More

2 vigils planned Friday for Amazon tornado victims

The City of Edwardsville is holding a ceremony to honor the six people killed last Friday by an EF-3 tornado. → Read More

St. Louis area schools consider easing mask mandates

Some districts have said they believe they have the right to enact their own masks mandates and other COVID-19 policies, despite a Missouri judge's ruling. → Read More

Important Christmas shipping deadlines are this week

The U.S. Postal Service is using a new sorting machine in Hazelwood to keep up with the rush of packages. → Read More

Ameren looking to raise electric and gas rates

Utility customers in Missouri and the St. Louis area could soon pay more on their gas and electric bills. Here's why Ameren is asking to raise rates. → Read More

St. Louis hosting virtual town hall to answer questions about COVID vaccine for kids

The event is for parents to learn more about the vaccine for children ages 5-11, ask questions and address any concerns with health officials. → Read More

Thanksgiving dinner will cost you 14% more this year, Farm Bureau says

The Farm Bureau estimates the average cost of a classic Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people will be $53.31. That's a 14% increase from a year ago. → Read More

Another local school district hosting a vaccine clinic for its youngest students

A few school districts in the St. Louis metro are offering clinics for its younger students. → Read More

St. Louis businesses planned months in advance to be ready for holiday supply chain issues

Puzzle Warehouse and Happy Up Inc. planned months in advance to make sure they have the stock ready for the holiday shopping rush during supply chain issues. → Read More

What's behind supply chain bottlenecks and is there an end in sight?

A local supply chain expert is optimistic about the future. → Read More

New mural honors members of the St. Louis Fire Department

Chief Dennis Jenkerson said it's a great morale booster for a department hit hard by the pandemic. There are more than 2,200 pictures showcasing about 800 members. → Read More

Fresh Thyme looking to hire 50 people before opening at City Foundry STL

Are you looking for a job? Fresh Thyme Market in Midtown St. Louis is hosting a hiring event Thursday and Friday, with some positions being filled on-the-spot. → Read More

How to catch the red-hot Cardinals on the cheap

Pay $5 to see the St. Louis Cardinals, who are on a 16-game winning streak. Games against the Brewers and Cubs at Busch are on sale, along with NLDS playoffs tickets → Read More

Hazelwood makes changes to bus routes due to driver shortage

Families in the Hazelwood School District will notice changes to dozens of bus routes starting Wednesday. → Read More

St. Louis County Council members plan to introduce 2 bills regarding vaccine mandates for employees

One bill would require vaccination for county employees while the other would offer protections for employees forced to get the shot → Read More