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$1 Million Awarded to St. Louis County to Fight Opioid Epidemic

4 Oct






$1 Million Awarded to St. Louis County to Fight Opioid Epidemic ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO –  The Saint Louis County Department of Public Health has been awarded two grants from the U.S. Department of Justice to address the opioid epidemic. The two grants, totaling $1,000,000, will be used to fund efforts over a three-year period.   […]

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St. Louis County Executive Recognizes Outstanding Student Leaders

3 Oct






St. Louis County Executive Recognizes Outstanding Student Leaders  St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger will be honoring 56 high school students as part of the County’s yearly Outstanding Student Leadership Conference. He will recognize these students with a proclamation at a special ceremony on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm in the County Council Chambers.   “These […]

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Can Millennials Seek Justice, While Vandalizing?

29 Sep






Can Millennials Seek Justice, While Vandalizing? By K. Gerald Thomas   Now that St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson has exonerated former St. Louis patrolman Jason Stockley of the 2011 murder of Anthony Lamar Smith, in some minds, it’s time to move on, nothing to see here.   Protesters will not allow this just to […]

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Top 10 Missouri Counties for College Savings

29 Sep






Top 10 Missouri Counties for College Savings State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today unveiled the top 10 Missouri counties for college savings. The rankings, which have been published on the Missouri Economic Dashboard (MissouriDashboard.com), are determined by county participation rates in the MOST 529 College Savings Plan.   Top 10 Missouri Counties for College Savings:   1.    St. […]

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St. Louis Holds An Opportunity to Lead the Way: My Thoughts

19 Sep






St. Louis Holds An Opportunity to Lead the Way: My Thoughts By St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson    I want to begin by being clear that I hear you. I read my Twitter mentions and my Facebook posts, I’ve been reading your emails and your texts, listening to your voicemails, reviewing the hashtags. I’ve watched […]

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Blunt Leads Bipartisan Effort to Extend Funding for MO Community Health Centers

19 Sep






Blunt Leads Bipartisan Effort to Extend  Funding for MO Community Health Centers WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Debbie Stabenow (Mich.) today led a bipartisan group of senators in calling for immediate action to extend critical funding for community health centers before funding runs out at the end of this month. In a […]

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What The Community Is Saying About Jason Stockley Verdict in St. Louis

15 Sep






What The Community Is Saying About Jason Stockley Verdict in St. Louis  Official Statement from the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Regarding the Jason Stockley Verdict    In light of today’s announcement of the verdict in the Jason Stockley case, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis feels that justice has not been served […]

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State Treasurer Eric Schmitt unveils troubling new findings on state pension system to legislative committee

14 Sep






State Treasurer Eric Schmitt unveils troubling new findings on state pension system to legislative committee JEFFERSON CITY, MO – State Treasurer Eric Schmitt appeared in front of the Missouri General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement to unveil troubling new discoveries related to the state pension system. His statement as delivered to the committee is […]

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Governor Greitens Appoints Five Retired Missouri Judges to Serve on Board of Inquiry in Marcellus Williams Case

12 Sep






Governor Greitens Appoints Five Retired Missouri Judges to Serve on Board of Inquiry in Marcellus Williams Case Governor Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution and appointed a Gubernatorial Board of Inquiry in the case of Marcellus Williams, to further consider Williams’ request for executive clemency.   Williams was sentenced to death after a jury […]

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Blunt Honored for Leading Efforts to Increase NIH, Cancer Research Funding

12 Sep






Blunt Honored for Leading Efforts to Increase NIH, Cancer Research Funding  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, today received the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACSCAN) National Distinguished Advocacy Award for leading efforts to increase federal investments in medical […]

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