Rice Gets Booted From Downtown; Serious Voters Hear Mayoral Candidates

17 Jan






Rice Gets Booted From Downtown; Serious Voters Hear Mayoral Candidates By Attorney Mike Owens A cold night last week, with a winter storm approaching, didn’t dissuade about 200 hardy souls from finding out who’s running for what in the upcoming city primary in March. Right now, there are an even dozen candidates running for mayor […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Tribute – His Messengers

17 Jan






Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Tribute – His Messengers “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He took Michael Patrick P. McMillan, president of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc; […]

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City of St. Louis Winter Operations in Effect Through Weekend

17 Jan






City of St. Louis Winter Operations in Effect Through Weekend Emergency Operations Center Activated Ahead of Predicted Ice Storm ST. LOUIS – With the Winter Storm Watch in effect for the St. Louis region, the City of St. Louis has activated its Emergency Operations Center and winter outreach. The National Weather Service has issued the Watch […]

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Governor Greitens Activates Missouri State Emergency Operations Center

17 Jan






Governor Greitens Activates Missouri State Emergency Operations Center The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from late Thursday night through Saturday for much of Missouri – a wide swath of the Interstate 44 corridor from Joplin to St. Louis. Significant ice accumulations could down trees and power lines leading to power outages. […]

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Blunt on Obamacare Vote: “Time for Senate Democrats to Start Making Things Right”

17 Jan






Blunt on Obamacare Vote: “Time for Senate Democrats to Start Making Things Right” WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) today urged Senate Democrats to work with Republicans to repeal Obamacare and clear the way for solutions that will expand access to quality, affordable health care for all Americans. A vote on legislation that provides […]

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Greitens Inauguration Speech: “I Come As An Outsider To Do The People’s Work”

9 Jan






Greitens Inauguration Speech: “I Come As An Outsider To Do The People’s Work” Thank you Justice Breckenridge. And thank you President Pro Tem Richard and Speaker Richardson, and my fellow citizens. Today, we gather to take part in our republic’s most revered ritual: the peaceful transfer of power. Governor Nixon, you—and your team—have been gracious […]

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Activists’ Passions Light-Up MLK’s Celebration, Lousy Attendance

9 Jan






Activists’ Passions Light-Up MLK’s Celebration, Lousy Attendance   Over the years, the Harris Stowe State University was a place where the Missouri State MLK Celebration had an overflowed, often crowded audience with big name sponsors, and the who’s who of the black and white business communities. There was a lavish reception for VIPS before, and […]

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TIF Commission Approves $213 Million in Development Projects

6 Jan






TIF Commission Approves $213 Million in Development Projects JANUARY 5, 2017 – The City of St. Louis Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission  recommended that $213 million in development projects receive approximately $32 million in TIF assistance during public hearings held yesterday. The projects are Jefferson Arms, Northgate, and The Armory.  The Commission also adjusted the […]

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MO Governor Jay Nixon and City Public Schools

5 Jan






MO Governor Jay Nixon and City Public Schools   Sixth grade students pause from doing math problems to listen to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon during a visit to Mason Elementary School in St. Louis, where he was joined by area business, civic and education leaders to announce that the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary […]

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Cabinet Makers: New Design Center, Comes to St. Louis County

5 Jan






Cabinet Makers: New Design Center, Comes to St. Louis County   Clayton, Mo. – Today’s announcement that online cabinet retailer CliqStudios plans to invest nearly $2 million to build a new design studio in St. Louis County that will create 98 jobs is yet another demonstration that the county is a great place to do […]

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