Judge Rules City Cannot Hold Public Vote for New Stadium Under 2002 Ordinance

4 Aug






Judge Rules City Cannot Hold Public Vote for New Stadium Under 2002 Ordinance ST. LOUIS — The City of St. Louis argued in court that taxpayers have a right to a public vote in whether to finance a new multi-purpose stadium on the City’s blighted North Riverfront in order to remain an NFL City. Judge Thomas […]

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Court Compliance Month at St. Louis City Municipal Court Clears Nearly 1,200 Cases

3 Aug






Court Compliance Month at St. Louis City Municipal Court Clears Nearly 1,200 Cases ST. LOUIS — The City of St. Louis wants people to fulfill their obligations to the law without it being overly burdensome to do so. That’s why the St. Louis City Municipal Court has again offered individuals with warrants another opportunity to get […]

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State Senator Scott Sifton will Seek Re-election

3 Aug






State Senator Scott Sifton will Seek Re-election ST. LOUIS – Democratic State Senator Scott Sifton (SD 1) announced today he will seek re-election to his seat in November 2016 and forego a run for Attorney General. “It has become clear that I can best serve the citizens of south St. Louis County and the State […]

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Gov. Nixon Appoints Ex-Senator Maida Coleman to the Missouri Public Service Commission, A Long-Time Heatupstlouis.org Board Member

30 Jul






Gov. Nixon Appoints Ex-Senator Maida Coleman to the Missouri Public Service Commission, A Long-Time Heatupstlouis.org Board Member JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that he will be appointing former Senator Maida Coleman, of St. Louis, to serve on the Missouri Public Service Commission effective Aug. 10. Coleman, a former state representative and […]

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Mission SAVE: St. Louis, The Daily Drumbeat of Homicides and Mayhem!

27 Jul






Mission SAVE: St. Louis, The Daily Drumbeat of Homicides and Mayhem! By Atty. Mike Owens Local political and police officials kicked off a “new” initiative last week to address the region’s growing crime problem, made real with the daily drumbeat of homicides and mayhem. The shootings, stabbings and beatings go on unabated and pretty much […]

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KIPP St. Louis Unveils a New Home of Learning Enthusiasm

27 Jul






KIPP St. Louis Unveils a New Home of Learning Enthusiasm KIPP St. Louis held a ribbon cutting ceremony recently in partnership with St. Louis Public Schools to celebrate KIPP Inspire Academy’s new home and to mark the opening of two new KIPP schools in the city. With the addition of its two new schools, KIPP […]

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Heat Advisory Issued: Check on Senior/Disabled Neighbors & Give to Cooldownstlouis.org

27 Jul






Heat Advisory Issued: Check on Senior/Disabled Neighbors & Give to Cooldownstlouis.org The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a Heat Advisory for the City of St. Louis beginning­­­­­ Monday, July 27, 2015, at noon, until Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. Dangerous heat index values are being predicted during the afternoon and evening hours Monday and […]

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St. Louis County Executive Announces MetroLink Online Survey

23 Jul






St. Louis County Executive Announces MetroLink Online Survey County Executive Steve Stenger is inviting public comment on the next MetroLink corridor to be studied in St. Louis County. There are three potential corridors in the region’s long-range transportation plan developed by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments. One or more of these corridors will be […]

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St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Has Issues With Proposed G.O. Bond

22 Jul






St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Has Issues With Proposed G.O. Bond Editor’s Note: If you read the following commentary by St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green, the long-time and highly respected fiscal watch dog for the City of St. Louis; it is clear she supports the August Proposed General Obligation Bond Issue, but if it passes she […]

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Mission SAVE Agenda Formulated To Fight Violence In St. Louis

21 Jul






Mission SAVE Agenda Formulated To Fight Violence In St. Louis A joint announcement was held on Monday to unveil “Mission SAVE,” a new initiative to reduce violence in the St. Louis area. The word “Mission” denotes their long term commitment. The word “SAVE” stands for “Strike Against Violence Early.” This initiative is an unprecedented collaboration […]

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