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  • NASCAR coming to St. Louis
    NASCAR is coming to St. Louis. Worldwide Technology Raceway, the mile and a quarter track just across the river will host a NASCAR Series Race on Sunday June 5th, 2022. Research shows the race will produce at least $60 million in economic impact for the St. Louis Market. The raceway will be the only one…  Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:25:47 +0000

  • Missouri nursing homes say federal vaccination mandate could drive staff out the door
    The Biden Administration is working to require COVID-19 vaccinations among America’s nursing home workers. In Missouri, about 50% of nursing home employees have been vaccinated – one of the worst rates in the country, according to federal data. Nikki Strong is with the Missouri Health Care Association, which represents more than 65% of the state’s…  Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:14:05 +0000

  • Missouri education department reminds schools to meet their local health department’s minimum COVID-19 requirements
    The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has heard of a few K-12 public schools and school boards who have chosen not to be as restrictive in their COVID-19 quarantines and contact tracing procedures as their local health department. Spokeswoman Mallory McGowin said their protocol must meet the minimum requirements set forth by their…  Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:09:25 +0000

  • WashU ranked top employer in Missouri by Forbes
    Washington University in St. Louis was ranked the top employer in Missouri by Forbes on its 2021 list of “America’s Best Employers By State.” The rankings are based on the results of an anonymous nationwide survey conducted by Forbes, in partnership with market research company Statista. Amanda Pope, Director of HR Communications and Employee Engagement…  Wed, 15 Sep 2021 09:20:47 +0000

  • (AUDIO) Meet Missouri’s 2022 Teacher of the Year
    A music teacher who says he was called to be an educator is Missouri’s 2022 Teacher of the Year. James Young, a Musical Theatre, Vocal Music, and Guitar teacher at the Johnson-Wabash 6th Grade Center in the Ferguson-Florissant School District has been selected by a committee as the 53rd Missouri Teacher of the Year. He…  Wed, 15 Sep 2021 05:15:33 +0000