Misssouri Gov. Jay Nixon Talks More About Ferguson

20 Aug

Misssouri Gov. Jay Nixon Talks More About Ferguson ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Below is a special message from Gov. Jay Nixon regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson, MO. For broadcast media, a video file and audio file of this message, delivered by Gov. Nixon, can be downloaded here: https://ninenetftp.org/htcomnet/Handlers/AnonymousDownload.ashx?folder=362367be Message from Gov. Nixon: “Ten [...]

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Finally Nixon Declares State of Emergency, With Curfew in Ferguson

16 Aug

FERGUSON, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and authorizing the Missouri State Highway Patrol to put in place a curfew within the City of Ferguson in order to protect public safety and security.

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Statement Regarding the Murder of Michael Brown #DontShoot

14 Aug

We the undersigned, as young and concerned members of St. Louis’ African American community, are writing to show our solidarity with the family of the slain Michael “Mike Mike” Brown, Jr. and those who oppose and are victims of violence and injustice in the community. The recent death of another unarmed young man at the hands of a law enforcement officer only illuminates the many dangers that we as African American youth face daily in our own neighborhoods.

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STL County NAACP Call For Unity; Justice For Mike Brown, NOT VIOLENCE!

13 Aug

The St. Louis County NAACP wishes to thank the City of Normandy, the Panelist, volunteers, and peaceful attendees that helped to make Monday night’s public mass meeting a success.

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St. Louis Steps Up With Plans To Help Refugee Children During Crisis

1 Aug

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay opened a highly emotionally charged joint immigration press conference today with St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, social service agencies, faith organizations, and humanitarian partners surrounding the crisis with Central American refugee children.

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North City Rebuilding Brick, By Brick: Sarah II

24 Jul

North City Rebuilding Brick, By Brick: Sarah II Recently there was wide jubilation for the vastly improved Sarah/Finney Avenue area in North St. Louis. On a clear day, with a slight wind were many seniors, who had long fought the battle to rid the area of crime, and slum landlords. They had wished one day [...]

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City Police Leave Their Past Behind, Marched Into Future – New HQ

24 Jul

City Police Leave Their Past Behind, Marched Into Future – New HQ It had to happen, the new St. Louis City Police Chief Sam Dotson, and his department, needed a new home. The reality is before the takeover by local control from Governor Jay Nixon’s clutches to Mayor Francis Slay and the Rich Gray, the [...]

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Who’s On First? Who’s On Second? Weird St. Louis City Hall Politics

21 Jul

Who’s On First? Who’s On Second? Weird St. Louis City Hall Politics By Attorney Mike Owens I guess I shouldn’t be too surprised with the current goings on at St. Louis City Hall, but what a week. On a Monday morning, July 14, St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Sharon Carpenter resigned in the wake of [...]

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Let’s Roll Up Our Sleeves, And Lift St. Louis County Forward

21 Jul

Let’s Roll Up Our Sleeves, And Lift St. Louis County Forward By Honorable Steve Stenger I am running for St. Louis County Executive because the last 10 years have really set us back as a county. Consider this, between 2007 to 2013 we have lost a net 39,000 jobs; our job growth lags behind other [...]

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Inaugural 5K In Forest Park: Better Together 4 Health

14 Jul

Inaugural 5K In Forest Park: Better Together 4 Health Better Together, the nonprofit organization conducting in-depth studies of how our region’s governments function, will host a 5k run on Saturday, July 26, in Forest Park. The run, which begins at 8 a.m., is co-chaired by Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal and St. Louis City Alderman [...]

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