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Large fire burning at recycling plant in south county

Friday, 13 September 2013 12:38 Published in Local News

Crews still on the scene of a fire at a south St. Louis County recycling center.

Fire officials closed down an exit from I-55 to Bayless so they could battle the flames. At its peak, the the fire was a four alarm blaze. Workers evacuated the facility.

No word on any injuries and still no word on what started the fire.

AT&T moving thousands of employees from downtown tower

Thursday, 12 September 2013 17:24 Published in Local News

AT&T is moving thousands of jobs from their building in downtown St. Louis.

A company spokesperson stresses, no jobs are being cut, the company is just moving the 2,000 workers to other facilities in the city and county. AT&T has hired 500 people in the state in the first six months of the year. In fact, the company says they are looking to fill 180 new positions in the Missouri and around 90 in St. Louis.

The move is expected to be completed by 2015.

Mike's Hard Lemonade headquarters open in Chicago

Thursday, 12 September 2013 17:10 Published in Local News

CHICAGO (AP) - Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. says its opening its U.S. headquarters in Illinois, bringing 80 jobs to the state.

Gov. Pat Quinn made the announcement Thursday. The malt beverage maker is locating in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood.

Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. Executive Vice President Phil Rosse says the company chose Chicago because the city gives it "access tot he best talent."

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