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    November 13, 2014

    Yoga Instructor Hopes To Bring Healing To Ferguson With New Studio

    As anticipation in Ferguson mounts, maybe the town could use a little yoga. Angie Carron wants to be the one to bring it there. The fifteen-year Florissant resident and owner of OM Turtle Yoga recently signed a lease for a second studio, an 1,100-square-foot space down the road from the Ferguson p ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014
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    March 24, 2014

    Woman Gets 15 Months in Prison for Causing "Tax Loss" of $90,000

    The country is broke, so when it comes to ripping off the IRS, the federal government isn't too proud to go after the small fish. Evelyn Silas, 53, was sentenced to fifteen months in prison for adding false information to twenty tax returns she filed for friends and family over a course of three ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Study: Women and the State of Missouri Are Taking Lots of ADHD Meds These Days

    Express Scripts, a St. Louis-based medication prescription company, has released a report saying usage of ADHD meds have risen substantially over the past few years - and it's adult women, not young boys, who have increased their pill popping the most. The study looks at 400,000 pharmacy claims out ... More >>

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    September 14, 2012
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    January 6, 2012

    Niche, Pastaria by Niche Headed to Clayton's Centene Plaza

    ​The worst-kept secret in local restaurant news is a secret no more: Gerard Craft and Centene Plaza announced this morning that Craft's flagship restaurant, Niche, will relocate from Benton Park to the Centene Plaza office tower at Hanley Road and Forsyth Boulevard in Clayton. Pastaria by Niche, C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Jacque Waller: Business Cards of Missing Mother Found on Missouri Highway

    Jacque Sue Waller at work for Blue Cross.​Authorities investigating the disappearance of a southwest Missouri mother missing since June 1 received their first tangible discovery in weeks on Monday when a folder containing Jacque Waller's business cards was found on a road outside Cape Girardaeau. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Express Scripts Tearing Up Fortune 500 List

    Express Scripts is St. Louis' largest company -- by far.​The pharmaceutical management company Express Scripts isn't just the largest St. Louis company on this year's Fortune 500 list -- it's actually made the magazine's list of fastest growing companies across the nation.With 81.8 percent revenue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Chipotle Partners with Delta Dental Health Theatre for Kids Nutrition Education

    Chipotle​Among the night spots on Laclede's Landing, there's a theater working to teach St. Louis area kids about oral health. Since 1977 the Delta Dental Health Theatre has been entertaining and educating kids from its stage, surrounded by giant teeth. On March 7, local Chipotle restaurants ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Express Scripts Inc to Add New Building to Headquarters

    image via​You know that old saying: When one door closes, another one opens? Well, in this case, when one door decide to build even more doors to open, we guess.Not only has St. Louis-based pharmaceutical management company Express Scripts Inc. announced its intention to reverse its de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Express Scripts Workers Shout Their Way to Victory

    Kase WickmanBensalem, Penn. workers and union supporters outside Express Scripts, Inc. headquarters August 30.​Last summer, dozens of workers from Express Scripts, Inc's Bensalem, Pennsylvania facility bused to the company's St. Louis headquarters to protest the threat of their branch's closure. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Express Scripts Inc. Blasted in New SEIU Report

    St. Louis-based Express Scripts Inc. is the nation's second largest "pharmacy benefit management company" -- handling an impressive 12 percent of all prescriptions in the United States through mail order and retail drug stores alike.​But the company earlier this year announced plans to close a pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Express Scripts to Close Infamously Outspoken Bensalem Facility

    Kase Wickman​Remember the irate Bensalem, Penn. Express Scripts workers and SEIU members who road-tripped across the country to the company's St. Louis headquarters? Well, it seems that they're out of luck: Express Scripts has announced plans to close one of the Bensalem facilities, laying of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Angry Express Scripts, Inc. Workers Take Their Case to DC

    Kase WickmanBensalem, Pennsylvania workers and union supporters outside Express Scripts, Inc. headquarters August 30.​Approximately 30 pissed-off Express Scripts, Inc. workers from Bensalem, Penn. are headed to our nation's capital to voice their complaints about their treatment at the hands of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    SEIU Rallies Outside Express Scripts, Inc.'s St. Louis Headquarters

    Kase WickmanProtestors at Monday's rally outside Express Scripts' headquarters near UMSL​ For the last four days, two massive tour buses carrying 50 unionized employees of Express Scripts, Inc.'s Bensalem, Penn. facility have been rolling toward St. Louis. Monday afternoon, they gathered outside t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    "Adult-Child" Slackers, Fear Not: Mom & Dad Can Now Insure You Up to Age 26 in Missouri

    Image viaDude, I won't be insured on my trip to Thailand!​In an effort to blatantly overachieve and comply early with some imminent federal regulation changes, a bunch of Missouri health insurance companies have already decided to insure "adult children" up to 26 years old, even if they are:  ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 23, 2008

    The Impulse of the City

    Dance pumps it up

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    April 16, 2008
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    January 2, 2008
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    December 5, 2007
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    July 18, 2007
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    September 6, 2006

    Support for the Arts?

    It's in the sauce

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    February 1, 2006

    Before the Super Bowl...

    Please brush and floss

  • Film

    February 13, 2002

    Snoozie Q.

    Its heart is in the right place, but John Q. is too clumsy to make us care

  • News

    August 23, 2000

    Unhealthy Relationship

    John Ashcroft gets a shot in the arm from the pharmaceutical and insurance industries, as well as other lobbying groups opposed to a true Patients' Bill of Rights

  • News

    August 23, 2000

    Will the Real John Ashcroft Please Stand Up?

    Missouri's junior senator says he is a pro-consumer health-care reformist. But the insurance companies, HMOs and big business, which give him millions, think he's on their side.

  • News

    December 23, 1998

    The Doctor is Out

    Sickened by the shift to managed care, more physicians are claiming disability, moving into administration or leaving medicine altogether