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Stenger appointee to plead guilty; donor also indicted

Stenger appointee to plead guilty; donor also indicted

A week after former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, two people connected to him face their own court hearings. Sheila Sweeney, former head of the St. Louis County Economic Development Partnership, is scheduled to plead guilty Friday to an unspecified charge. In a separate hearing, businessman John Rallo…

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Archbishop lauds pope’s announcement on reporting sex abuse

Archbishop lauds pope’s announcement on reporting sex abuse

The Archbishop of St. Louis says he will strengthen the process for reporting sexual abuse by clergy in the wake of a new church law announced Thursday by Pope Francis. The pope’s announcement requires priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities. It’s the…

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Arkansas Company Buys Remainder of Branson Duck Boat Fleet

Arkansas Company Buys Remainder of Branson Duck Boat Fleet

LITTLE ROCK, AK (AP) — The company that originally owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer killing 17 people has sold the remainder of its fleet to an Arkansas-based investment company. Stacy Roberts, who owns DUKW Arkansas, LLC, said that his Hot Springs, Arkansas company purchased 18 duck boats on…

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Gov. Parson Announces Plan To Attract GM To Invest In Wentzville Plant

Gov. Parson Announces Plan To Attract GM To Invest In Wentzville Plant

Wentzville, MO  (KTRS)  A $1 billion expansion at Wentzville’s General Motors plant is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Wednesday Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced a proposed incentives package that includes annual tax credits to automakers that invest at least $500 million in plant upgrades. Parson held a closed door meeting at Wentzville…

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Blues Advance to Western Conference Finals After Stunning 2OT Game 7 Victory

Blues Advance to Western Conference Finals After Stunning 2OT Game 7 Victory

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) The St. Louis Blues are headed to the Western Conference Finals. They defeated the Dallas Stars Tuesday night 2-1. St. Louisian Pat Maroon tapped the game winner past fellow St. Louisian Ben Bishop – 5:50 seconds into the second overtime. The Note will face the winner of the Colorado / San…

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