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St. Louis County has made it easier for its information technology department to purchase open-source software. The County Council approved a change to the purchasing law in November. County IT officials say they hope to make the first purchase under the new law within the month, and believe it could save the county thousands of …

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MN– We’re learning from a Teamster’s Local 320 union spokesperson that county plow drivers will strike in the next ten days. The union gave the county notice early Wednesday morning. Teamster’s members voted almost unanimously last month to authorize a potential strike if their demands are not met. The approximately 180 union …

Thousands of miniature lights create an icy glow in the empty basin of the “Runner” statue in Kiener Plaza downtown on Dec. 23, 1983. (Jerry Naunheim Jr./Post-Dispatch) Jerry Naunheim Jr./Post-Dispatch While the average high on Christmas is 39, many St. Louisans know it can get really cold around the holidays.  But Christmas in 1983 went …

The black and white photograph shows Prince William in a flat cap, holding his youngest son, one-year-old Prince Louis, close and giving him a kiss on the cheek. The royals posted the photograph — taken by Kate in Norfolk earlier this year — on their official Twitter account Wednesday with the caption: “Merry Christmas to …

ST. LOUIS — Work starts Tuesday on a massive construction project in north St. Louis, one that officials hope begins to push some of the central corridor’s momentum north. At an event sure to be packed with politicians and local officials, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will break ground on its $1.7 billion western headquarters at the …

The Washington Nationals are heading back to Washington with a 2-0 NLCS lead over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Nationals won Game 2, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium behind a dazzling start from Max Scherzer. Scherzer held St. Louis without a hit for six innings on Saturday, one day after Anibal Sanchez carried a no-no …

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Louis Vuitton is creating a case for the Worlds trophy. Riot Games Riot Games has announced a brand new partnership with Louis Vuitton that will see the designer brand create a unique case for the League of Legends World Championship trophy.  The bespoke one-of-a-kind trophy travel …

ST. CHARLES COUNTY — As union workers earn $250 a week in strike pay picketing the Wentzville auto plant for better wages and benefits, a St. Charles man is defending himself against claims that he and other union bigwigs used hundreds of thousands of dollars in union funds for lavish, booze-soaked resort stays and the purchase …

Two children died in gun violence near St. Louis on Thursday, bringing the total number of youths fatally shot this year in and near the Missouri city to nearly two dozen. A 3-year-old boy in St. Louis County is thought to have found an unsecured gun and shot himself shortly before noon, officials said. Despite …

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — A 3-year-old boy was shot and killed on Thursday in the Laurel Park apartments north of Jennings, police said. Police were notified of a shooting at 11:35 a.m. at the apartment complex, in the 9500 block of Jacobi Avenue. The boy, identified as Rodney March III, was home with his mother …