WHAT OTHERS SAY: Lawmakers' stalemate escalates costs to state

The wait-and-see attitude of Missouri residents combined with lawmakers' indecision over tax credit reform is costly for the state. Missouri could save millions if it eliminated tax credit programs.

St. Louis-area five-and-dime closes, ending an era

As the Ben Franklin store in Webster Groves closes, there will only be one remaining Ben Franklin franchised store in the region, in Eureka.

Southeast Missouri company brings back knitting machines

Machinist David "Pee Wee" Erlbacher and his daughters have run Erlbacher Gear and Machine Works since 1955 and decided recently to start making sock knitting machines. In the past 26 months they have produced more than 225 knitting machines and sold them in 11 countries.

FBI identifies suspected 'Bucket List Bandit'

Michael Eugene Brewster has been charged with a robbery that took place Monday in Erie, Pa.