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Real Estate

How To Get Started On Your Real Estate Flipping Empire

(STL.News) Real estate is an investment that is very steady.  Sure, there are dips and housing bubbles burst, but the general trend over time is that real estate pays off.The biggest problem with getting started as a real estate investor is cash flow.  Well, that is a common problem across a lot of businesses and industries, but when you want to buy houses and flip them, a lack of cash flow can really slow down your growth.It pays to have some means to get money to be able to invest and grow properly so you can speed up the returns on your investments.In this article, I will go over several ways you can get funding when you need it to be able to start your growth period of your investing career.1 – FundraiseNo, I am not talking about hosting a bake sale to raise funds to be able to buy you...

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Sports

Blues Challenge Canucks in Stanley Cup Playoffs

(STL.News) The NHL’s stunted season is finally coming toward a close with the start of Stanley Cup Playoffs.  The playoffs began on Tuesday, August 11, with eight teams from the Eastern andWestern Conferences facing off against one another in seeded positions.The Saint Louis Blues, coming off their 2019 first-ever Stanley Cup Final win, began their seven-game series against the Vancouver Canucks last week.  Though the Blues may currently stand at the top of the Western Conference, the team’s journey to the playoffs hasn’t been the smoothest.In fact, the Blues went 0-3 in their qualifying round matches against the Dallas Stars (2-1), Vegas Golden Knights (6-4), and the Colorado Avalanche (2-1).  At the moment, fans are stuck in Saint Louis without the chance to cheer on their team in-person...

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Entertainment

Winter Springs Man Gary Freeman Leaves Publix $1 Million Richer

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Gary Freeman, 70, of Winter Springs, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game after mailing in his winning ticket to Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00. Freeman purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 1160 State Road 434 in Winter Springs.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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General News

Montgomery Police’s Concern for Missing Glenmont Teenager Alvaro Alexander Garcia

Montgomery County, Maryland (STL.News) Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenage male from the Glenmont area.Alvaro Alexander Garcia, age 15, Of Georgian Way, has been reported as missing by his family.Alvaro Garcia is approximately 5’ 07” tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.  He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black sweatpants, and black shoes.Police and family are concerned for Garcia’s welfare.Anyone with information about Alvar Alexander Garcia’s whereabouts is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24-hour line).CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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Politics

Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Michael Landrum To 164th Judicial District Court

Austin, TX (STL.News) Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Michael Landrum as Judge of the 164th Judicial District Court in Harris County for a term set to expire on December 31, 2020, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.Michael Landrum of Houston is an attorney, mediator, and arbitrator at Clark Hill Strasburger, PLLC, and previously served as Judge of the 113th Judicial District Court in Harris County.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, and its Litigation Section, Construction Section, and Appellate Section.  He is a member of the Houston Bar Association, Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists, and the College of the State Bar of Texas.  He is board certified in Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Spec

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Business News

Entergy’s Louisiana Utilities Preparing for Potential Impacts of Two Tropical Systems

New Orleans, LA (STL.News) Entergy’s Louisiana companies are continuing to monitor and plan for the potential impacts of two tropical storm systems.  While the paths and intensity of Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura could change, the companies are preparing for multiple scenarios as well as the enhanced risks of severe thunderstorms, strong winds, heavy rains, high tides and coastal flooding in portions of Louisiana.Though it may be too soon to determine the exact location, timing and magnitude of these storms, customers are encouraged to continue monitoring local weather alerts, have a plan in place and be storm ready.  Due to additional measures that must be taken because of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the potential for impact from back-to-back storms, customers should prepa

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Finance

Attorney Mitchell Reed Sussman Provides a Guide to Timeshare Cancellation for COVID Stricken Owners

PALM SPRINGS, CA (STL.News) Attorney Mitchell Reed Sussman Provides a Guide To Timeshare Cancellation.As many Americans struggle to pay rent due to COVID-19 sequestration mandates, some cities are barring landlords from evicting tenants while many landlords are offering temporary leniency on payments.  Unfortunately, the timeshare industry is not as understanding, according to Mitchell Reed Sussman.  “They still demand that fees be paid even though the properties are on lock-down.”In an effort to help beleaguered Timeshare owners find relief during this unusual time, Sussman offers some DIY tips:While it’s true that a timeshare contract is a legally binding document, it is mistaken to think that such a contract cannot be cancelled. Contracts are cancellable for a variety of reasons.  Ask y

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Sports

Tiz the Law Increases Triple Crown Hype After Travers Stakes Domination

(STL.News) The Triple Crown is the most coveted achievement in all of North American horse racing.  So difficult is it to achieve, only 13 horses have been able to do so in its 145-year history.The Triple Crown is awarded to any horse that wins the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes – races reserved for three-year-old thoroughbreds – in the same season.Legendary racehorses such as Secretariat, American Pharoah, and War Admiral are among its alumni, and in 2020, Tiz the Law is aiming to become Triple Crown winner No 14.In this the most unique of years for horse racing, the Triple Crown schedule has been adjusted in response to the coronavirus outbreak.  This has meant that the Belmont Stakes – traditionally the final race – has been staged first and will be followed by the...

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Real Estate

Alton Turner Joins Kwame Building Group as a Project Engineer in St. Louis, MO

Alton TurnerST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) Alton Turner has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. as a Project Engineer.  His responsibilities include project budgeting and estimating, contractor and subcontractor communications, site management and responding to RFI’s and submittals for select projects.Turner is certified as a Certified Technical Professional (CTP).  He earned bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Engineering Technology from Elizabeth City State University.  He has over three years of undergraduate research experience with the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation and Department of Navy.  He also was a member of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program. Source link

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Entertainment

$55,558 Scratchers Prize Uncovered in Independence by D’on Walker

MO (STL.News) D’on Walker of Independence claimed a $55,558 top prize on a Missouri Lottery “5X Bingo” Scratchers ticket.  The winning ticket was purchased at Little General Store, 19300 E. Highway 24, in Independence.“5X Bingo” is a $3 ticket that went on sale Feb. 14.  More than $7.1 million in unclaimed prizes remain in the game, including four more top prizes of $55,558.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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Politics

Texas Governor Abbott Sets Emergency Special Election For Texas Senate District 30

Austin, TX (STL.News) Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation setting the emergency special election date for Texas Senate District 30 on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.  The emergency special election will fill the seat being vacated by Senator Pat Fallon.Candidates who wish to have their names placed on the special election ballot must file their applications with the Secretary of State no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, August 28, 2020.Early voting will begin on Monday, September 14, 2020.Read the Governor’s full emergency special election proclamation.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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General News

President Donald J. Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Louisiana

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, local, tribal and territorial response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Tropical Storm Laura and Hurricane Marco beginning on Aug. 22, 2020 and continuing.The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, to save lives, to protect property, public health and safety, and to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe.Spe

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