St. Louis City Municipal Court Extends Missouri Supreme Court Rule

2 Jul






St. Louis City Municipal Court Extends Missouri Supreme Court Rule ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis City Municipal Court is again giving people with warrants another opportunity to fulfill their obligations to the law without charge. Effective July 1, 2015, a Missouri Supreme Court Rule prohibits municipal courts throughout the state from placing defendants in […]

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Take Steps to Reduce the Risk of Mosquito Borne Illnesses

2 Jul






Take Steps to Reduce the Risk of Mosquito Borne Illnesses The recent rain throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area has provided ideal breeding conditions for mosquitoes. The City of St. Louis Department of Health is advising residents to take steps to protect themselves and their families from mosquito borne illnesses while outside enjoying the upcoming […]

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The STL Pridefest Parade Didn’t Pass Us By Nor Diversity

29 Jun






The STL Pridefest Parade Didn’t Pass Us By Nor Diversity The coverage of this year’s St. Louis Pridefest Parade in downtown St. Louis at the Soldiers’ Memorial grounds was very diverse: Men, women, small children dressed in rainbow outfits, and lots of teens, and they were straight, gay, bi-sexual and trans — black, white, Chinese, […]

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St. Louis Stadium Backers’ Antics: It’s Like An Abbott and Costello Act

29 Jun






St. Louis Stadium Backers’ Antics: It’s Like An Abbott and Costello Act By Atty. Mike Owens I’ll use the term “plantation mentality” to describe how some city leaders have treated St. Louis voters and taxpayers when it comes to the proposed football stadium for the Rams. They are meeting in secret and doing what they […]

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Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden Opens to Public at St. Louis Art Museum

27 Jun






Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden Opens to Public at St. Louis Art Museum Dressed in a black suit and that Richard Gere white hair, I was impressed that famed landscape designer Michael Desvigne flew in from Paris to be at the St. Louis Art Museum.  He had broken English, but I asked him: “Il fait […]

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Better Together Releases Comprehensive Study of Parks and Recreational Programming

26 Jun






Better Together Releases Comprehensive Study of Parks and Recreational Programming St. Louis, MO (June 25, 2015) – Better Together today released its report regarding how the St. Louis region provides parks and recreational opportunities to the more than 1.3 million residents that call St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and its 90 municipalities home. As […]

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Mayor Francis Slay Issues Statement on Historic Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality: Obergefell v. Hodges

26 Jun






Mayor Francis Slay Issues Statement on Historic Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality: Obergefell v. Hodges “Strong families hold communities together. I am very proud that the City’s clear, direct legal challenge to Missouri’s unconstitutional ban on marriage equality was upheld by the courts, allowing all couples to marry in our City and St. Louis County. […]

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Gov. Nixon Improve Performance and Regain Accreditation

23 Jun






Gov. Nixon Improve Performance and Regain Accreditation ST. LOUIS – Gov. Jay Nixon today visited the newly-established Normandy Kindergarten Center to announce an historic agreement among St. Louis-area superintendents and education leaders to provide a range of services aimed at improving the educational performance and financial stability of the Normandy and Riverview Gardens school districts. […]

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Mayor Slay Commends Governor Nixon’s Support to Retain NGA Signing of House Bill Provides New Incentive

22 Jun






Mayor Slay Commends Governor Nixon’s Support to Retain NGA Signing of House Bill Provides New Incentive ST. LOUIS — Mayor Francis Slay applauded Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s signing of House Bill 514, which provides a new tool to help keep the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and its 3,100 employees in the City of St. Louis and […]

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Cautions Residents about Increased Health Risks During Heat Advisory

22 Jun






Cautions Residents about Increased Health Risks During Heat Advisory The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a heat advisory, which will be in effect from 1:00 p.m. today, June 22, 2015 until 7:00 p.m. this evening. Hot temperatures combined with expected high humidity levels will result in heat index values rising to around […]

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