Governor Greitens Signs Executive Order to Form Justice Reinvestment Task Force

Governor Greitens Signs Another Executive Order JEFFERSON CITY, MO/June 30, 2017 (STL.News) Governor Eric Greitens signed an executive order forming a task force to reform Missouri’s corrections system. This task force will follow a data-driven approach to develop policies that improve public safety, reduce corrections spending, and reinvest savings in strategies that can decrease crime and … Continue reading Governor Greitens Signs Executive Order to Form Justice Reinvestment Task Force

National Defense Bill Includes McCaskill Provisions to Increase Transparency, Strengthen National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 30, 2017 (STL.NEWS)  The annual national defense bill, which was approved yesterday by the Senate Armed Services Committee, includes two key amendments from Senator Claire McCaskill that overlap with her role as the top-ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. National Defense Bill; Provisions included as part of Senator’s priorities … Continue reading National Defense Bill Includes McCaskill Provisions to Increase Transparency, Strengthen National Security

Chariton Valley Announces Fiber Plan for Brookfield

BROOKFIELD, MO, June 30, 2017 (STL.NEWS)  Chariton Valley’s CEO/GM, Kirby Underberg announced a $6 million-dollar fiber expansion plan for the town of Brookfield to a crowd of over 65 business leaders and dignitaries at the Brickhouse Bar & Grill on Wednesday, June 21st. While fiber coming to Brookfield was not a huge surprise, as fiber … Continue reading Chariton Valley Announces Fiber Plan for Brookfield

24/7 Wall Street gives residency in St. Louis mixed reviews

ST. LOUIS, MO/June 30, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) Recently, St. Louis got hit with a pretty negative review from 24/7 Wall Street as a viable contender for a place to live today.  The review left many people wondering how that’s possible given the good schools, the red-hot real estate market, and the downtown revitalization that is well … Continue reading 24/7 Wall Street gives residency in St. Louis mixed reviews

More court challenges expected for Trump’s new travel ban

WASHINGTON DC/June 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban is now in force, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights. The new rules, the product of months of legal wrangling, aren’t so … Continue reading More court challenges expected for Trump’s new travel ban

Global stocks mixed as Europe bounces back

TOKYO/June 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares were mixed Friday, with European benchmarks bouncing back after a bleak start to the day in Asia. The Shanghai Composite regained lost ground to close marginally higher on upbeat Chinese manufacturing data. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX edged 0.1 percent higher to 12,428.60 and the CAC 40 of France … Continue reading Global stocks mixed as Europe bounces back

Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is listed as the Top Mortgage Company to Work for in the St. Louis Region for the Sixth Consecutive Year

St. Louis, MO (June 29, 2017) (STL.NEWS) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a locally owned privately-held St. Louis-based national mortgage banking firm, has been selected once again as one of the Top Places to Work in the region. This marks the sixth consecutive year Cornerstone has been on the list. Cornerstone is the only Mortgage Banker … Continue reading Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is listed as the Top Mortgage Company to Work for in the St. Louis Region for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

PARIS/June 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers said. While the rogue software used in the attack was configured as extortionate “ransomware,” that may have just been a ruse. “It is clear that … Continue reading Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion