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Iowa News: Local Man, Ryan Nicholas Haynes Convicted of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

DES MOINES, Iowa – On November 6, 2018, following a two-day trial, a jury found Ryan Nicholas Haynes, age 28, of West Des Moines, Iowa, guilty of one count of felon in possession of a firearm. Sentencing before United States District Court Judge Stephanie Rose will be set at a later date. Haynes was charged … Continue reading Iowa News: Local Man, Ryan Nicholas Haynes Convicted of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Missouri News: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Updates Program to Connect Area Music Students with Local Colleges

Symphony In Your College – College Connections, inspired by local music teacher, gives St. Louis-area middle and high school music students access to college tours with free SLSO chamber performance ST LOUIS, MO – The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced an update to its Symphony In Your College program: the creation of College Connections, which … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Updates Program to Connect Area Music Students with Local Colleges

St. Louis News: Comptroller Darlene Green Statement on 2018 MLS Expansion Plan

The Comptroller’s Office stands ready to help ensure that the plan is fiscally responsible for city taxpayers ST LOUIS, MO – City of St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green issued the following statement: “St. Louis has a strong history in U.S. soccer and I welcome the renewed effort to seek an MLS expansion team.  I look … Continue reading St. Louis News: Comptroller Darlene Green Statement on 2018 MLS Expansion Plan

Ameren Missouri Accelerating Infrastructure Upgrades in Missouri

Company Debuts New Contractor Qualification Process to Keep Pace with Projected Work ST LOUIS, MO – As a direct result of Ameren Missouri’s Smart Energy Plan, made possible by a new state law, the company is accelerating upgrades of more than $1 billion in grid projects throughout Missouri, which translates to thousands of additional jobs … Continue reading Ameren Missouri Accelerating Infrastructure Upgrades in Missouri

Texas News: Local Woman, Shonda Renee Heads to Prison for Defrauding Federal Program Intended to Improve Air Quality

HOUSTON, Texas – A 45-year-old woman has been ordered to prison on for charges related to defrauding the Federal Highway Administration Congestion mitigation Air Quality and Surface Transportation Program (FHWA-CMAQ), announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick along with Special Agent in Charge Joseph Zschiesche of the Department of Transportation – Office of Inspector General (DOT-OIG). The … Continue reading Texas News: Local Woman, Shonda Renee Heads to Prison for Defrauding Federal Program Intended to Improve Air Quality

St Louis Business News: Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

ST. LOUIS, MO – The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 45.75 cents per share.  This dividend is payable Sept. 28, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 12, 2018. Separately, the board of directors of Union … Continue reading St Louis Business News: Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

St Louis Local News: MoDOT to close I-44 pedestrian bridge near Kingshighway for safety

ST. LOUIS, MO – Pedestrians who use the pedestrian bridge over I-44 between Kingshighway and Edwards will need to use one of those two interstate crossings for the foreseeable future. MoDOT will close the I-44 pedestrian bridge over the interstate this afternoon (Monday, August 6), before afternoon rush for safety. “We recently completed a routine … Continue reading St Louis Local News: MoDOT to close I-44 pedestrian bridge near Kingshighway for safety

Federal Jury Finds Tax Preparer, Asmerom “Ace” Keleta Guilty on Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns

ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) After a four-day trial, a federal jury returned two verdicts for the United States finding that Asmerom “Ace” Keleta conspired to defraud the United States through tax fraud and prepared fraudulent tax returns. According to court documents, Keleta, 32, of St. Louis, operated University City Tax Service starting in 2012.  He … Continue reading Federal Jury Finds Tax Preparer, Asmerom “Ace” Keleta Guilty on Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns