Morning Minutes: Nixon calls National Guard, Creve Coeur project announced

Gov. Jay Nixon made education funding the main focus of his State of the State address on Jan. 21, 2014. | Photo from
Gov. Jay Nixon, shown here during a January speech, has called the National Guard to Ferguson. | Photo from

Governor calls National Guard to Ferguson

The governor’s decision to call in additional help comes after a weekend in which violence intensified, threatening people, businesses and the opening of schools.

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Advocates pushing for right to review health insurance rates

In many states, health insurance providers are disclosing what they plan to charge for coverage in 2015. That’s not happening in Missouri.

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Effort seeks increased schedule stability for part-time workers

The practice of scheduling part-time workers at irregular intervals to cover peak demand is drawing scrutiny and generating efforts, including congressional legislation, to make work schedules more predictable.

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Trio of homebuilders plans residential development in Creve Coeur

Three of the five largest homebuilders in the St. Louis area have acquired 58 acres in Creve Coeur for a residential development they say will be worth $60 million when completed.

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Prime training policy discriminated against women, judge rule

A federal district court judge ruled Prime Inc. violated part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a policy that dictated only men train men to be drivers and that only women could train women.

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