When you buy something in a St. Louis County city, the sales taxes either go straight to that city or to a pool that all cities in the county share. Chesterfield, at its founding, decided to be a pool city – a decision it now regrets.
Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.
The Granite City School District has a measure on the April 7 ballot calling for a property tax increase to maintain current academic standards.
Two Cow Garage’s van was parked at Sheraton City Center which is gated and requires key card access.
KC man tells officers he just snapped.
Fred Ufert had emergency heart surgery earlier in the week.
Wildwood, St. Charles, Ballwin and High Ridge are some of the hot spots for new home construction.
Angelina Jolie had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed after a recent blood test showed a possible early sign of cancer.
“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”
Over 2,000 workers would be impacted.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.