Missouri Minute: Rams settle lawsuit over personal seat licenses; new report projects volatility for Missouri agriculture

Here are today’s top headlines from across Missouri:
A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit filed agains the Rams on behalf of people who bought personal seat licenses during the NFL team’s two decades in St. Louis. Holders of the personal seat licenses, or PSLs, filed three separate lawsuits against the Rams in early 2016, within weeks of the vote that freed the team to move from St. Louis to Los Angeles. Read more

New climate change report projects volatility for Midwestern agriculture

Rising temperatures and more extreme weather patterns projected in the federal government’s latest report on climate change would have serious consequences for the agriculture sector, taking a toll on an industry vital to Missouri. “Rural communities, where livelihoods are more tightly interconnected with agriculture, are particularly vulnerable to the agricultural volatility related to climate,” according to the report’s chapter on agriculture. Read more

Missouri Senate leaders doubtful ‘right-to-work’ law will resurface

Since Election Day, state lawmakers have openly mulled the possibility of altering ballot items that Missouri voters approved. However, they have expressed little interest in revisiting the state’s right-to-work law, which voters repealed by a wide margin during the state’s August primaries. Read more

Yield Lab announces new accelerator in Asia

The Yield Lab on Tuesday announced the launch of its fourth venture fund and startup accelerator, which will be based in Singapore and focused on “driving innovation across the entire Asia Pacific region.” Established in 2014, the St. Louis-based Yield Lab already has accelerators in North America, Europe and South America. Read more

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