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First African-American Grandmaster Inducted Into U.S. Chess Hall of Fame

18 Apr






First African-American Grandmaster Inducted Into U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Gracious Maurice Ashley is a soft-spoken gentleman; but he’s outspoken as he cares not only about chess but also about the next generation of chess players, especially kids who are from low-income areas. We weren’t surprised that a highly community engaged Grandmaster, Maurice Ashley became […]

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Let’s Beware: Hit and Run Epidemic

18 Apr






Let’s Beware: Hit and Run Epidemic By Rev. Rodrick K. Burton A simple online search for “hit-and-run” brings up not only those recently this month in St. Louis that killed Jameca Stanfield and Percy Wade but scores from across the nation. The question is: are there more hit and run accidents now than in the […]

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Circuit Atty. Jennifer Joyce Needs to Resign; Alternative to Earnings Tax?

15 Apr






Circuit Atty. Jennifer Joyce Needs to Resign; Alternative to Earnings Tax? By Atty. Mike Owens St. Louisans can be rightly proud of passing a slew of tax hikes earlier this month. The city voters retained the earnings tax, despite the expenditure of $2 million of RexBux. Also approved was a bond issue, mostly for the […]

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