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The Family Business—Inside the company behind baseball’s leading franchise

When Anheuser-Busch put the St. Louis Cardinals up for sale in 1995, the team looked like a risky bet for any future owner. A labor strike had eroded fans’ interest in baseball, and the Cardinals were perceived as financially handicapped due to the team’s small market size. Even on the field, things weren’t looking good—in 1994 and again in 1995,

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Post-Game Plan—A growing Missouri company helps athletes manage their wealth

As a former NHL defenseman, Tom Tilley knows a lot about delivering big checks. He also still remembers the life-altering experience of receiving his first big check from the St. Louis Blues. “It’s a strange feeling to, all of the sudden, realize you can buy just about whatever you want,” says Tilley, who played for the Blues in the late

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German plant science company makes St. Louis its North American research center

KWS, a leading global plant science company, has selected St. Louis to be the home of its new North American research facility. The company is making a $13.7 million capital investment that is expected to create 75 high-paying jobs during the next three to five years. Headquartered in Germany, KWS has been breeding crops for temperate climates for more than

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With a unique mission, St. Louis hospital sees fast growth

He smiles at mom. He coos and cries. He kicks his feet. He rolls around. He grabs for anything he can reach—then quickly puts it in his mouth. In many ways, little Brantley Strunk is a typical, utterly-adorable, nine-month-old boy. Brantley, though, is a special case. The first nine months of his life have included strokes, seizures, cardiac arrest, respiratory

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