Local Business Headlines
- St. Louis Freightway, Port of New Orleans sign pact aimed at fostering economic growth
- J.C. Penney says it will close up to 140 stores
- Alton resident presented Living Legends Award
- Economic development course series starts March 1
- World’s Largest Garage Sale makes return April 23
- CNB Bank & Trust announces new financial advisor
- SIUE implements reverse transfer credit program with LCCC
- Divine Immanence LLC, Maryville beauty supply business, opens
Municipalities scrambling for enterprise zones
49 of them coming on the market
A free-for-all is developing among Illinois communities vying to beat a year-end deadline for enterprise zone designations.
Some 49 zones will be expiring within two years and every one will be up for grabs. Competition is likely to be fierce because the original zones were so successful.
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Fish plant tackles odors as full rollout continues
GRAFTON — Their swim has often been against the current the last three years, but a group of local partners this month hopes to finally flip the switch on a $4 million Asian carp processing plant.
Success is in the wind — almost literally.
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Simmons Law Firm Merges with Hanly Conroy, Adds New York Office
ST. LOUIS (June 4, 2014) – Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd LLC and Hanly Conroy Bierstein Sheridan Fisher & Hayes LLP, national leaders in mass tort and complex litigation, announced today the two law firms will merge effective July 1 of this year. The firm will be called Simmons Hanly Conroy and have offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, St. Louis and Alton, Ill. The new firm will continue to represent victims of corporate wrongdoing.