City of St. Louis Bolsters Complete Streets Policy: Also Accepts USDOT’s Mayor’s Challenge

25 Feb

City of St. Louis Bolsters Complete Streets Policy: Also Accepts USDOT’s Mayor’s Challenge ST. LOUIS — Mayor Francis Slay today signed into law a revision of the City’s Complete Streets policy to improve planning, design, and maintenance of transportation, road, sidewalk, and trail networks. The updated policy builds on a 2010 ordinance, which adopted Complete […]

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“St. Louis to Selma” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama

24 Feb

“St. Louis to Selma” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama FOX2 News presents “St. Louis to Selma” a half-hour special, Wednesday, February 25th at 6:30 p.m. Nearly 50 years ago, demonstrators left Selma, Alabama headed for the State Capital of Montgomery, 54 miles away. Their cause was […]

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Martin Mathews Retirement/Isley Brothers’ Benefit, A Blast!

24 Feb

Martin Mathews Retirement/Isley Brothers’ Benefit, A Blast! It wasn’t the Isley Brothers’ soulful moves, with those sexy women back-up singers bejeweled in short skirts that got the crowd at the Fox Theatre on its feet for 50 year youth motivator veteran Martin Mathews, it was the moment – saluting a rare gem and institution, 90 […]

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Heatupstlouis.org Encourages MO/IL Area Seniors, Disabled and Low-Income Households To Qualify for $400K In Additional Utility Assistance; Avoid Unsafe Methods of Heating Homes With Space Heaters, Stoves, Hotplates or Bar-B-Q Pits

18 Feb

Heatupstlouis.org Encourages MO/IL Area Seniors, Disabled and Low-Income Households To Qualify for $400K In Additional Utility Assistance; Avoid Unsafe Methods of Heating Homes With Space Heaters, Stoves, Hotplates or Bar-B-Q Pits St. Louis — Heatupstlouis.org, a regional volunteer independent, not-for-profit utility assistance, and advocacy charity covering the greater St. Louis bi-state area in Missouri and […]

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Hardee’s Rise ‘N Shine for Heat Brings In $280,000 for Heat-Up St. Louis, Inc.

17 Feb

Hardee’s Rise ‘N Shine for Heat Brings In $280,000 for Heat-Up St. Louis, Inc.  The bi-state area’s heatupstlouis.org, an all-volunteer, utility assistance, education and advocacy charity recently announced that so far, its annual Missouri and Illinois fundraiser has broken an all-time record. It has raised $280,000 from the generosity of the public who dropped off […]

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Gov. Nixon announces steps to prepare north riverfront site for stadium redevelopment

10 Feb

Gov. Nixon announces steps to prepare north riverfront site for stadium redevelopment Ameren Corporation and the Terminal Railroad Association agree to relocate critical infrastructure to accommodate stadium  ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today visited the north riverfront of downtown St. Louis to announce steps to prepare the area for redevelopment as the site […]

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A Black History Salute: Paul Williams, Elijah McCoy & Thomas Sowell

9 Feb

A Black History Salute: Paul Williams, Elijah McCoy & Thomas Sowell By the Honorable Peter D. Kinder In the 1920s, race relations in America were strained, to say the least. It was an era that featured the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the south, an epidemic of lynchings, and some of the biggest […]

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2 Feb

Good Health: Why Vaccines Are Important By Pam Walker Vaccines against devastating childhood diseases have been instrumental in improving our quality of life and extending our life expectancy by as much as 20 years over the past century. Diseases that kill and cripple, like smallpox and polio, have been eliminated from North America. However, the […]

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Gov. Jay Nixon Discusses Project Lead the Way, Importance of STEM Education

25 Jan

Gov. Jay Nixon Discusses Project Lead the Way, Importance of STEM Education Missouri Governor Jay Nixon recently visited Marion Elementary in the Ritenour School district in the St. Louis area to discuss the school’s Project Lead the Way program, a program the Governor also highlighted in his State of the State Address. Project Lead the […]

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For Sale: One Lying Bathroom Mirror

25 Jan

For Sale: One Lying Bathroom Mirror Dr. James L. Snyder I confess that I am not at my best early in the morning prior to my bathroom ritual. As far as I am concerned, the bathroom is a sacred place of refuge before facing the world. It is a place where I can prepare myself […]

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