Senator McCaskill Hosts Business Roundtable On Tariffs

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  St. Louis-area business leaders had the opportunity to voice their concerns about the impact of the Administration’s trade policies. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill hosted a business roundtable Monday morning at the Thomas Eagleton U.S. Courthouse  in downtown St. Louis.  The roundtable entitled “Examining the Effects of Tariffs and Trade Policy on Missouri…

Authorities: Multiple Dead In Shooting At Jacksonville Mall

 JACKSONVILLE, FL (AP) — Florida authorities are reporting multiple people dead and “many transported” to hospitals after a mass shooting at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. The Jacksonville Sherriff’s Office is reporting that one suspect is dead at the scene after the shooting at Jacksonville Landing, but it…

Missouri Schools Work to Keep Students on Track for College

ST. LOUIS, MO (AP) — Missouri high schools and universities are working to ensure students’ college plans remain on course. An estimated 200,000 students nationally experience “summer melt,” a term that means they’re derailed before even arriving to college, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported . Low-income and first-generation students disproportionately experience summer melt, according to University of…

Eight People, Including Six Children Killed In Chicago Apartment Fire

CHICAGO (AP) — Eight people, including six children, were killed when a fire broke out early Sunday at a Chicago apartment, officials say. Two other people were hospitalized in very critical condition, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said. At least one firefighter was injured and was hospitalized in good condition. Officials have not released…