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Mercy will operate all Dierbergs pharmacies

Mercy will operate all Dierbergs pharmacies
January 19, 2021

For more than a century, Dierbergs Markets and Mercy have served the people of the St. Louis area. Now, for the first time, the two companies say they are "working together to serve the region." Dierbergs...

St. Louis County could receive more vaccine doses today; opening vaccinations to those over age 65

A nurse at Mercy Hospital South prepares the first dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for Mercy's Chief Medical officer Aamina Akhtar Monday, Dec. 14. Mercy South planned to vaccinate 20 workers Dec. 14 and another 20 staffers Dec. 15.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor January 19, 2021

St. Louis County will open COVID-19 vaccinations to a broader audience, including those over 65, as soon as it gets enough doses of the vaccine to meet a large demand. So far, the Department of Public...

Marcus Theatres is debuting COVID-inspired ‘Private Cinema’ at St. Louis movie theaters

Ronnie's 20 Cinema movie theater
January 16, 2021

Marcus Theatres has started a new promotion to try to lure theatergoers back to watch movies in a way they say will be a "fun and safe activity this winter." Marcus Private Cinema allows for a group...

Snowy and windy Friday expected in South County, region

The National Weather Service St. Louis posted this on Twitter.
January 15, 2021

It will be a snowy and windy Friday in South County and most of the region, with snowfall starting in the morning and continuing through the evening, according to a winter weather advisory issued by the...

Oakville subdivision is up for county zoning

Oakville subdivision is up for county zoning
January 14, 2021

A new 26-acre subdivision in Oakville, a new QuikTrip at the corner of Lindbergh and Lemay Ferry, a self-storage facility in Sappington and a new construction company office on South County Center Way...

Missouri lawmakers react to Capitol riot

House Speaker Rob Vescovo, R-Arnold, speaks with House Budget Chairman Cody Smith, R-Carthage, during the Nov. 10, 2020 special session (photo courtesy of Tim Bommel/House Communications).
By Tessa Weinberg, Missouri Independent January 12, 2021

Outside the Capitol walls as the Missouri Legislature convened for the 2021 legislative session, protesters objecting to the certification of the results of the presidential election gathered while nearly...

Eric Schmitt denies involvement in call for Trump supporters to march on U.S. Capitol

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt discusses the Safer Streets Initiative at an event in St. Louis (photo courtesy of the Missouri Attorney General's Office).
By Rebecca Rivas, Missouri Independent January 12, 2021

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt denies any knowledge of a robocall by an arm of the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) encouraging “patriots” to participate in a march that ended...

In election filing trend so far, incumbents declining to run for election

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 election.
By Staff Report January 11, 2021

Candidate filing closes Tuesday, Jan. 19 for a number of governmental positions that are up for election April 6. Filing began at 8 a.m. Dec. 15, and ends at 5 p.m. Jan. 19. Judging by candidates who...

Josh Hawley’s major donor calls for him to be censured by the U.S. Senate

Then-Senate candidate and now Sen. Josh Hawley speaks at a “Stop Schumer, Fire Claire” tour stop in Ballwin, Missouri on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Hawley defeated incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill in November 2018, receiving 51.43 percent of the vote compared to McCaskill’s 45.47 percent. Photo by Erin Achenbach.
By Rudi Keller, Missouri Independent January 10, 2021

A Joplin businessman who helped bankroll Sen. Josh Hawley’s first campaign denounced him on Thursday as a “political opportunist” who used “irresponsible, inflammatory, and dangerous tactics”...

Majority of Missouri congressional delegation was set to object to Joe Biden’s victory

Then a candidate for Senate, Sen. Josh Hawley speaks at a campaign stop in Ballwin, Missouri in 2018. Hawley went on to defeat incumbent Claire McCaskill, a Democrat., receiving 51.43 percent of the vote compared to McCaskill’s 45.47 percent. Photos by Erin Achenbach.
By Laura Olson, Missouri Independent January 8, 2021

By Ariana Figueroa and Laura Olson Editor’s note: This article was first published Wednesday morning, ahead of the vote certification and riot at the U.S. Capitol. The final step in a turmoil-filled...

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