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  • MSD’s Disparity Study Update and FY2020 Capital Construction Program Presentation

    On April 22, 2019, Dr. Eleanor Ramsey of Mason Tillman Associates, will discuss the scope and schedule of the MSD Disparity Study Update engagement that kicked off in January 2019.  In addition, Rich Unverferth, MSD Director of...

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  • Hull Group Administrator Announces Big Plans for Alton Square Mall

    From RiverBender:  The Riverbend Growth Association’s Economic Update Meeting was held at the Alton Square Mall near the former entrance to the now-demolished Macy’s anchor to discuss its future. Current mall owners, the Hull Group of Augusta,...

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  • After Years of Rejection, Missouri Regulators Give Nod to Grain Belt Express Transmission Line

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  After faltering before Missouri regulators for years, the state Public Service Commission finally gave a nod Wednesday to the Grain Belt Express transmission line — a project aiming to bring Kansas wind energy...

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  • McCarthy Joint Venture Wins $712M NGA Headquarters Contract

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  A joint venture that includes St. Louis-based McCarthy Holdings on Tuesday was awarded a nearly $711.7 million design-build contract for construction of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s new $1.7 billion western headquarters in...

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  • Brian Vaughan Promoted to Senior Engineer

    Brian Vaughan has been promoted to senior engineer at Murphy Company. The announcement was made by Mike Werdes, vice president engineering for the mechanical contracting and engineering firm. “Since joining Murphy Company after graduating from Mizzou in 2011, Brian...

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  • Shackelford Joins Murphy Data Center Services

    Tim Shackelford has joined Murphy Data Center Services as service account manager. The announcement was made by Eric Gottschlich, manager, Murphy DCS. Shackelford previously served as territory manager for a manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies, electronics peripherals and data...

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  • Could ‘Hyperloop’ tube travel thrive in Missouri?

    From KMA Land:  House Speaker Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, says Missouri became the Gateway to the West about 100 years ago by building an interstate system. During a press conference this week at the state Capitol in Jefferson...

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  • The Stigma of Choosing Trade School Over College

    From The Atlantic:  Toren Reesman knew from a young age that he and his brothers were expected to attend college and obtain a high-level degree. As a radiologist—a profession that requires 12 years of schooling—his father made...

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  • St. Louis Group Uses Retired Ambulance To Fight Addiction On The Street

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  A St. Louis nonprofit is sending outreach workers to city streets to dispense life-saving treatment from a newly refurbished ambulance. The Missouri Network For Opiate Reform and Recovery will use the vehicle...

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  • St. Louis County School Districts Seeking Money To Expand, Update Buildings

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  School districts in west and south St. Louis County are seeking voter approval to make significant facility upgrades that officials say will ease overcrowding and improve security. There are four districts with...

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  • The Flood of 2019 Begins as Missouri and Mississippi Rivers Swell.

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The water bumps and bounces toward Missouri like a low-rider cruising on Broadway, bass blasting as if to announce its presence. It’s spring rise season in the Missouri River Basin, and that means...

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  • Why Now Represents A Window Of Opportunity For U.S. Infrastructure

    From Forbes:  An adjustment to the broader economy is coming. The recent government shutdown and general policy inertia are not helping matters. Rather than being an impediment to the economy, the U.S. government has a unique opportunity...

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  • Historic Former Post-Dispatch Building to Be Converted to Apartments

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Plans are underway to renovate a former Post-Dispatch building in downtown St. Louis as 54 market-rate apartments. Matt Masiel, president of Prime Building & Construction, of Clayton, is leading the $15 million project...

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  • In 1970, Indianapolis and Marion County Consolidated. Here’s What St. Louis Can Learn.

    From St. Louis Magazine:  Things are going to get better,” says John Krauss, an attorney and mediator from Indianapolis, “but they’re not going to get better immediately. Everything’s supposed to be like never-never land? No, it isn’t.” ...

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