School’s Out Café Provides Free Daily Meals to Thousands of St. Louis Children

23 Jun






School’s Out Café Provides Free Daily Meals to Thousands of St. Louis Children ST. LOUIS – Hunger lives closer than you think. During the school year, thousands of City of St. Louis children are provided breakfast and lunch at school. But over the summer months, many of these students do not have reliable access to […]

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City Begins Treatment and Removal of Thousands of Infected Trees

23 Jun






City Begins Treatment and Removal of Thousands of  Infected Trees  St. LOUIS — The shiny green Emerald Ash Borer is responsible for destroying hundreds of thousands of Ash trees and recently has been discovered in the City of St. Louis. The City’s Forestry Division has been preparing for the eventual onslaught of these destructive pests, […]

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Blunt Votes to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Terrorists

21 Jun






Blunt Votes to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Terrorists WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement after voting in favor of the SHIELD Act, which would prevent terrorists from purchasing firearms and enhance law enforcement’s ability to prevent future attacks, while protecting Americans’ Constitutional rights.   “We face more […]

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Urban League Salutes 14 Dynamic Women In Leadership, Well Deserved!

20 Jun






Urban League Salutes 14 Dynamic Women In Leadership, Well Deserved! “Ladies and gentlemen—The 2016 Salute to Women in Leadership, presents at center stage one of St. Louis’ hidden treasures,” said the voice of Richard Gant, who set the tone for tributes to national and local women of faith, courage, brilliance and talent.  “Her illustrious voice […]

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Senator Blunt at Harris-Stowe State University

20 Jun






Senator Blunt at Harris-Stowe State University   U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, was recently in St. Louis to meet with university president Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack, students, and faculty at Harris-Stowe State University to highlight his efforts to restore year-round Pell […]

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Guns & Guns and the Republican Party

20 Jun






Guns & Guns and the Republican Party By Atty. Mike Owens   Last week, the nation was torn again by a crazed, gun toting killer. He walked into a night club in Florida and killed 49 people and injured 53 more.   Thinking people recoiled at the carnage, which was inflicted at a gay bar […]

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Tax Dodgers Right in Front of Us All

13 Jun






Tax Dodgers Right in Front of Us All   By Atty. Mike Owens   I’ve been doing a bit of a survey, examining out of date temporary license plates on cars around St. Louis.   These are the temporary tags issued by Missouri car dealers to those who purchase cars from the dealer and the […]

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Takeaways from The Gun Violence Summit

13 Jun






Takeaways from The Gun Violence Summit By Rev. Rodrick Burton Better Family Life recently hosted, “St. Louis: Under the Arch, Under the Gun” gun violence summit at their cultural center. There were two distinguished panels. The first was what you would expect; Dr. Schuerer, chief trauma surgeon at BJC; Chief Belmar, St. Louis County Police; […]

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Record of Decision: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Chooses City of St. Louis Site to Construct $1.75 Billion Facility

3 Jun






Record of Decision:  National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Chooses City of St. Louis Site to Construct $1.75 Billion Facility ST. LOUIS — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has issued its Record of Decision, declaring the City of St. Louis as the location to build its new NGA West.   NGA Director Robert Cardillo confirmed the decision to […]

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Blunt Touts NGA Finalizing Selection North St. Louis Site for New Headquarters

3 Jun






Blunt Touts NGA Finalizing Selection North St. Louis Site for New Headquarters WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, a member of Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, celebrated the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s announcement today that it has finalized its selection of North St. Louis as the site for the new NGA West headquarters. Since 2010, Blunt has […]

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