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AG Koster warns Missourians of tow company price gouging

Thursday, 06 February 2014 13:45 Published in Local News

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is warning Missourians to be on the lookout for possible price gouging by towing companies.

 

Koster says it is normal to see slightly higher rates during winter storms as the companies try to cover overtime hours. What is not acceptable is when the tow service adds on un-disclosed fees at the end of service. Koster encourages anyone needing a tow to ask for a full estimate before having your vehicle hooked up to the truck.

 

Drivers should also look for tow trucks that have a license from MoDOT--the license should be easily visible on the truck.

Tech job fair coming to St. Louis on Thursday

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 17:15 Published in Local News

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) - An event that is being billed as "not you father's job fair" is coming to downtown St. Louis tomorrow.

 

Tech Jobs Under the Big Top will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 Thursday, at Lumen, a private event space located at 2201 Locust Street. The event features tech companies who are looking for people to fill positions from software developers to sales professionals. Up to a dozen local tech companies will take the stage and give a three minute speech--pitching their company to applicants. After the speeches, applicants will have a chance to meet with potential employers.

 

You must register in advance, head here to register--while spaces remain.

Missouri Supreme Court: archdiocese must release names

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:33 Published in Local News
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Missouri Supreme Court says the Archdiocese of St. Louis must release the names of  church employees accused of sexual abuse over the past 20 years.
 
The Wednesday ruling upholds a St. Louis judge's earlier decision. The names will be released only to an unnamed woman suing the diocese and her attorneys, not to the general public.
 
The archdiocese subsequently released a list of 240 complaints made against 115 priests and other employees since 1986. A court order keeps the names sealed to the public.
 
The lawsuit was filed in 2011 by a 19-year--old woman who claimed the abuse began when she was 5 years old and attended St. Cronan's parish.
 
The priest had been convicted of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old boy at a parish in University City decades earlier.

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