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Drawing income from Instagram: St. Louis area 'influencers' make a living from social media

By Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Fashion, family, food and fitness are their conduits for social media success Read more

Cannabis-derived CBD shops are turning up all over St. Louis, as laws, science try to catch up

By Erin Heffernan St. Louis Post-Dispatch

More than 20 retailers have opened around St. Louis in the last three years dedicated to the sale of CBD, a compound found in cannabis increasingly used to treat ailments like pain and anxiety. But does it work? And is it legal? The answers are still unclear. Read more

The Bottom Line: GM subsidies - Corporate welfare or necessary investment?

By Cristina M. Fletes St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Missouri Legislature approved $50 million in incentives for General Motors to expand its Wentzville plant. Jim Gallagher calls it corpo… Read more

For politicians on both left and right, it’s open season on tech companies

By David Nicklaus St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Hawley's push on political speech and Warren's antitrust proposals would both hurt consumers Read more

Workers push for change at Goodfellow Federal Complex following environmental audit

By Bryce Gray St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Workers are still waiting for questions to be answered and for facility operators to meet requests sparked by a damning audit released in March. Read more

Local trails organization asks: what does it mean to be a St. Louisan?

By Annika Merrilees St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The last feedback event will be held Sunday, July 21, at Kaufman Park, from 1-4 p.m Read more

SLDC awards tax credits to charter schools, Midtown redevelopment

By Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch

One project will add apartments and office space to a historic building, and another will add a new charter elementary school on Marine Avenue.  Read more

Open houses next week for public to weigh in on St. Louis comprehensive plan work

By Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The city lacks a plan currently, and critics sometimes quip that the city has 28 economic development plans — one for each alderman.  Read more

FURminator founders locked in contentious divorce

By Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Angela, David Porter sold pet-grooming company for millions in 2008 Read more

Port Authority was dangling $5 million for European flights, with no takers

By Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The new board of the St. Louis County Port Authority has ended the program started by former director Sheila Sweeney, freeing up significant capital.  Read more

Fight against blight in St. Louis gets boost from Twitter’s Dorsey, Detroit’s Pulte

By Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The new St. Louis Blight Authority represents a major philanthropic commitment to one of Mayor Lyda Krewson’s top initiatives.  Read more