Better Together Releases Report on Police Officer Certification and Requirements

15 Apr

Better Together Releases Report on Police Officer Certification and Requirements Better Together released the second in a series of reports that will provide information on how police service is provided throughout St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and the 90 municipalities therein. This study looks at hiring and training standards in St. Louis’s 60 police […]

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St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Statement In Competing For MO State Auditor

14 Apr

St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Statement In Competing For MO State Auditor I am delighted to congratulate Nicole Galloway on her appointment as Missouri State Auditor.  It was an honor and a compliment to my hard work, and proven track record of protecting taxpayer dollars in the City of St. Louis, to have been short listed […]

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St. Louis City Champions Homelessness; Expands Its Emergency Shelters…

13 Apr

St. Louis City Champions Homelessness; Expands Its Emergency Shelters… St. Louis Mayor Francis G. Slay and members of the City’s Continuum of Care for Ending Homelessness recently announced significant changes in how men, women, and families who are homeless are assisted in their community. In a recent announcement at Gateway180: Homelessness Reversed 1000 N. 19th […]

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“Mountain Dew,” Mayor Sylvester Caldwell and Pine Lawn! They All Must Go!

13 Apr

“Mountain Dew,” Mayor Sylvester Caldwell and Pine Lawn! They All Must Go! By Attorney Mike Owens If you need a reason why some St. Louis County municipalities should be dissolved, look no further that the federal courthouse downtown. That’s where Mayor Sylvester Caldwell of Pine Lawn is on trial for extortion. He was initially charged […]

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Flashback Fox2, 2011: Our Hour of Doing Nothing Has Passed

9 Apr

Flashback Fox2, 2011: Our Hour of Doing Nothing Has Passed By James Clark Since a live interview on FOX2, Channel 2 in 2011, I have been on record.  The discussion was on the subject of crime, violence and a recent increase.  Joining me was then St. Louis City Police Chief Dan Isom, St. Louis County […]

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A Final Five-Star Salute, General Ernest Harrell

9 Apr

A Final Five-Star Salute, General Ernest Harrell Retired United States Army Major General Ernest J. Harrell, 78, and former president of the Board of Public Service in St. Louis City passed away in Tucson, last week. According to his beloved wife, Paola he is scheduled to be buried with full honors in Arlington National Cemetery. […]

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Cheaper Together Too, The Facts Don’t Lie, $468 Million On Policing, Wow!

9 Apr

Cheaper Together Too, The Facts Don’t Lie, $468 Million On Policing, Wow! By Attorney Mike Owens Better Together has issued another report about the St. Louis region, and the good news is we can save a pile of money, if we can get it together. A setback for Better Together in the past week too: […]

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Even Mafia Depictions Keep Violence Away From Their Families

9 Apr

Even Mafia Depictions Keep Violence Away From Their Families By Rodrick K. Burton On March 31, Michelle Hawkins a downtown resident and navy veteran who suffers with leg pain was motivated by grief, fear, anger, and disgust to get up and do something.  Just the night before, not far from her home she heard the […]

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35th Annual Fair Saint Louis Lifts Off With Top Entertainment Line-up Celebrating The 4th

9 Apr

35th Annual Fair Saint Louis Lifts Off With Top Entertainment Line-up Celebrating The 4th Fair Saint Louis will return to Forest Park July 2, 3 and 4 with an all-star lineup featuring the iconic Melissa Etheridge and Blondie, legendary greats Kool & the Gang, and top country music artists Chris Young,. In making the announcement recently […]

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MSD Encourages St. Louis Residents to ‘Know Your Zone’ — Protect Homes From Flooding

3 Apr

MSD Encourages St. Louis Residents to ‘Know Your Zone’ — Protect Homes From Flooding The average flood damage claim for homeowners and renters exceeds $35,000 in damages, residents without insurance in low-risk flood zones receive one-third of disaster assistance for flooding Floods are the most common and most costly natural disaster. The Metropolitan St. Louis […]

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