94 employees at the downtown Macy's are starting the job search.
The retailer announced they plan to close their downtown store this summer. Macy's officials say that eligible workers will be offered a severance options. The retail giant still employees around 3,000 people in stores, warehouses, and a distribution center in the metro area.
The downtown Macy's store opened in 1924.
UPDATE: Five people are dead following a single-vehicle accident on I-70 near Vandalia, IL.
The Vandalia Leader-Union reports the fatalities. Police say a van drove off the highway and flipped over. There were at least 14 passengers on board. Some of the people sustained serious injuries and are on their way to St. Louis hospitals.
Emergency crews have closed eastbound 70 near the accident.
Our rainy weather has postponed the start of repairs to fix a noxious smell at the Bridgeton landfill.
Landfill owners, Republic Services had warned residents that the smell will get worse during the early phase of moving things around to ultimately snuff the stench.
Residents who live near by have been offered expenses to stay in a hotel. All work should be completed by June 14th.
LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) - Everything from power boats to pontoon boats will be competing next month in races at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Lake Race 2013 is planned for June 8 and 9 at Bagnell Dam. Organizers of the Offshore Super Series say the competition will include the sanctioned pontoon boat race.
There also will be events leading up to the competition, including a tribute party to honor high-profile boaters.
The race is returning to the central Missouri lake this year after a hiatus tied in part to the economy.