Rams won’t renew contracts for Garcia, 4 others

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis Rams will not renew contracts of five assistant coaches including Jeff Garcia, who lasted one year as an offensive assistant. Others who won’t be back are wide receivers coach Ray Sherman, running backs coach Ben Sirmans, assistant strength and conditioning coach Adam Bailey and assistant special teams coach…

Macy’s closing Bridgeton call center, Columbia store

BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) – Macy’s plans to close a store in Columbia that employs 81 people and a call center in Bridgeton that employs 750 people. The closings are among about 4,800 job cuts the Cincinnati-based department store chain detailed Wednesday, citing slumping sales. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1ONFrTw ) the Bridgeton call center…

Missouri 2016 legislative session underway

( KTRS ) Legislative leaders say providing resources to help with flood recovery efforts is a top priority. Missouri Department of Transportation spokesman Matt Hiebert says the agency still is assessing the extent of damage from the rare winter flood. But Hiebert says the agency so far has identified three or four locations where pavement has…