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St. Louis, MO (KTRS) - A new survey labels a St. Louis company as one of the world's most admired companies.

 

Fortune Magazine named Monsanto as the #2 company in its industry. The list is made using feedback from company surveys as well as peer ratings from executives and analysts.

 

This is the second nationwide award for Monsanto this month--last week MIT named them one of the 50 smartest companies. 

Federal judge strikes down Texas' gay marriage ban

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:55 Published in National News
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has struck down Texas' ban on gay marriage, but is leaving it in place pending a ruling by an appeals court later this year.
 
Judge Orlando Garcia issued a preliminary injunction on the ban Wednesday, then suspended his ruling. Two gay couples had challenged the state's constitutional amendment and a longstanding law banning gay marriage.
 
Under federal court rules, a judge may suspend a law if he or she believes the plaintiffs have a strong case and will suffer if the law is enforced.
 
Garcia said his injunction against Texas enforcing its ban will take effect once an appeals court has a chance to rule on the issue.
 
The ruling is the latest in a recent series of victories for gay rights activists.

Dog breeder closes shop, gives 135 dogs to Humane Society

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:35 Published in Local News
St. Louis, MO (KTRS) - 135 puppies and adult dogs are looking for a new home.
 
A dog breeder in rural Missouri is closing up shop and agreed to give all off the animals to the Humane Society of Missouri. The dogs will be taken to the Humane Society Headquarters on Macklind Avenue.
 
Some of the breeds that will be available: Beagle, Boston Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, French Bull Dog, Pug, Miniature Poodle, Miniature Schnauzer, Shih Tzu, Yorkshire Terrier.
 
You check on the availability of the dogs at hsmo.org.
 

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