Nadal beats Chung to guarantee ending the year as No. 1

PARIS/November 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) —  Rafael Nadal will finish the year as the top-ranked player for the fourth time. The 31-year-old Spaniard assured himself the No. 1 ranking by beating Hyeon Chung 7-5, 6-3 Wednesday in the second round of the Paris Masters. The 16-time Grand Slam winner had not finished the year at the … Continue reading Nadal beats Chung to guarantee ending the year as No. 1

S&P 500 inches closer to record as global stocks rise

NEW YORK/November 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Rising energy stocks helped nudge the Standard & Poor’s 500 close to its record high, but drops for smaller stocks left U.S. indexes mixed on Wednesday. Markets around the world were broadly higher as investors got more evidence that the global economy is strengthening and corporate profits are climbing. … Continue reading S&P 500 inches closer to record as global stocks rise

Missouri State Medical Association Partners with KaMMCO Health Solutions for Statewide Interoperability and Analytics Tools

JEFFERSON CITY, MO/November 1, 2017 (STL.News) – The Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with KaMMCO Health Solutions (KHS) to develop a statewide health information network led by the physician community. The Show-Me Health Information Network of Missouri (SHINE), a statewide health information exchange (HIE), will allow connected physicians … Continue reading Missouri State Medical Association Partners with KaMMCO Health Solutions for Statewide Interoperability and Analytics Tools

Lawmakers release Russia-linked Facebook ads

WASHINGTON/November 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and whip up tensions around sensitive social issues such as Islam, race and gun control. The ads were released as representatives from Facebook, Google and Twitter faced criticism on Capitol … Continue reading Lawmakers release Russia-linked Facebook ads

MDC seeks ideas about future management of Port Hudson Lake Conservation area

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO/November 1, 2017 (STL.News) — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. MDC is in the multi-year process of updating management plans for conservation areas and invites public comments. Port Hudson Lake Conservation Area northeast of Gerald in Franklin … Continue reading MDC seeks ideas about future management of Port Hudson Lake Conservation area

Governor Greitens Announces Recommendations to Shrink Government

Governor Greitens announced the possibility of shrinking the state government by eliminating 450 bureaucratic appointments, and consolidation of boards & commissions – report attached as PDF JEFFERSON CITY, MO/November 1, 2017 (STL.News) Governor Eric Greitens announced the results of a task force created to evaluate the state’s boards and commissions. Task force recommendations include the … Continue reading Governor Greitens Announces Recommendations to Shrink Government

Social media hedgehog goes viral overnight

November 1, 2017 (STL.News) Yes, we live in a time where hedgehogs can command a greater social media empire and personal brand than regular people. That’s exactly what happened for Azuki the hedgehog, who was captured enjoying a wilderness adventure equipped with camping, kayaking, and grilling this past week. As an African Pygmy hedgehog, the … Continue reading Social media hedgehog goes viral overnight

Governor’s Council on Disability seeks nominations for annual awards

JEFFERSON CITY, MO/November 1, 2017 (STL.News) – The Governor’s Council on Disability is currently accepting nominations for its 2017 annual awards, including the Inclusion Award, the Youth Leadership Award, and the Website/IT Award. The deadline for submitting nominations is January 31, 2018. The Governor’s Council on Disability promotes full participation and inclusion of the nearly … Continue reading Governor’s Council on Disability seeks nominations for annual awards