ERA Real Estate Expands Presence In Arkansas Through Affiliate’s Growth

CONWAY, Ark., and MADISON, N.J./ Jan. 16, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, today announced that one of its franchisees, ERA TEAM Real Estate in Conway, Arkansas, has acquired local brokerage Pam McDowell Properties, nearly doubling its independent sales agent count and enhancing its market presence in the region. The expanded companies … Continue reading ERA Real Estate Expands Presence In Arkansas Through Affiliate’s Growth

Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

CHARLOTTE, N.C/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 42 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else. Now that he has retired from full-time racing, he’s got time to experience new adventures. Just last weekend, he … Continue reading Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

The Latest: Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity

WASHINGTON/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin is standing by his description of last week’s White House immigration meeting at which he and others have said President Donald Trump described African nations with a profanity. Asked Tuesday about Trump and some Republicans challenging his … Continue reading The Latest: Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity

Sexual abuse victim to ex-doctor: ‘You are a repulsive liar’

LANSING, Mich/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— One of the dozens of victims expected to testify at the sentencing hearing of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor on Tuesday described the sexual abuse Larry Nassar inflicted on her as a child and warned him that “little girls don’t stay little forever.” Kyle Stephens was the first of nearly … Continue reading Sexual abuse victim to ex-doctor: ‘You are a repulsive liar’

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

TOKYO/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Japan’s public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii. NHK television issued the message on its internet and mobile news sites as well as on Twitter, … Continue reading Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

French leader Macron in Calais urges new migrant policy

CALAIS, France/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— French President Emmanuel Macron traveled Tuesday to the epicenter of France’s migrant crisis, the northern port of Calais, to lay out a new approach to immigration: help for those who want to stay, expulsion for those using France as a transit point and sanctions for any poor behavior by security forces. … Continue reading French leader Macron in Calais urges new migrant policy

Democrat Phil Murphy replacing GOP Gov. Chris Christie

TRENTON, N.J/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A former Democratic Obama administration diplomat is taking over the New Jersey governor’s office from Republican Chris Christie on Tuesday. Phil Murphy posted a photo of his wife and children in a group hug on Twitter Tuesday and wrote “Today our great state turns a new page.” The former Wall Street … Continue reading Democrat Phil Murphy replacing GOP Gov. Chris Christie

National Geographic Travel Names the Best Small Cities in the U.S.

WASHINGTON/ Jan. 16, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — National Geographic Traveler, the world’s most widely read travel magazine, today unveiled its 29 “Cities on the Rise” based on both a unique set of metrics as well as expert picks from its editors. To identify these rising small cities, Traveler worked with global destination branding advisors Resonance Consultancy in … Continue reading National Geographic Travel Names the Best Small Cities in the U.S.