peabody coal http://kbia.org en Judge Permanently Blocks Ballot Vote On Anti-Peabody Initiative http://kbia.org/post/judge-permanently-blocks-ballot-vote-anti-peabody-initiative <strong>Updated with additional comments from Take Back St. Louis, Mayor Francis Slay, and the St. Louis Regional Chamber.</strong><p>A St. Louis Circuit judge has permanently blocked a ballot measure that would have allowed voters to put restrictions on which companies could receive tax incentives.<p>Judge Robert Dierker ruled on Tuesday that the Take Back St. Tue, 27 May 2014 21:44:07 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 53625 at http://kbia.org Judge Permanently Blocks Ballot Vote On Anti-Peabody Initiative Miners rally, again, to protest Patriot Coal bankruptcy http://kbia.org/post/miners-rally-again-protest-patriot-coal-bankruptcy More than a thousand United Mine Workers of America members were back in St. Louis on Monday, the latest in <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/miners-protest-st-louis-over-effects-patriot-coal-bankruptcy">a series of protests </a>against Peabody Energy and its handling of their &#160;retirement and health care benefits.<p>St. Louis-based Peabody created Patriot Coal Corp. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:28:53 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 35647 at http://kbia.org Miners rally, again, to protest Patriot Coal bankruptcy