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Reed Polls Residents on $200M Bond Issue

Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is holding a series of meetings to receive feedback from the public before officially proposing a bond that could be used in the city.

04/18/2014

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Mo. House Votes to Expand Sales Tax Exemptions

Pizza parlors, doughnut shops and even convenience stores all could be in line for a tax break on the food that they make and sell as a result of a measure moving through the Missouri Legislature.

04/18/2014

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Forest Park Hospital to be Replaced with Zoo Parking Lot

A parking lot will replace the old Forest Park Hospital, but there may be longer-term plans for the space sometime next year.

04/18/2014

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Report: Foodborne Illnesses on the Rise

Just over 19,000 people got sick last year from eating contaminated foods.

04/18/2014

Developer Paul McKee. (Photo: CBS Radio)

Mayor Slay Defends McKee’s Extension

Developer Paul McKee has until the end of the month to pay his debt of legal fees to the city. Mayor Francis Slay is standing by him despite critics.

04/18/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Senate Panel Endorses Penny Transportation Tax

The tax is estimated to generate $800 million annually and $8 billion over its 10-year lifespan.

04/18/2014

Harmony Flying Trapeze Center will take circus teaching, and the people of St. Louis, to a higher level. Flying trapeze centers are increasingly popular in New York City, Boston and Seattle. (Photo: circusharmony.org)

Fly High with Circus Harmony

The Circus Harmony Flying Trapeze Center opens Saturday at Union Station.

04/18/2014

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Cathedral Merges Good Friday Service and the Blues

Local Jazz musicians like the Kingdom Brothers, Beth Tuttle and Matthew Lesch will perform inside the Episcopal Cathedral next to the Central Library at 7:00 p.m.

04/18/2014

Megan Boken, photo courtesy of St. Louis U. Athletics

Kill Switch Plan Lauded by Megan Boken’s Father

The father of a former Saint Louis University volleyball player killed for her cellphone says he is grateful that major makers have agreed to put so-called kill switches in new smartphones next year to deter thefts and robberies.

04/18/2014

Section one of "The Captains Return" statue is lowered by crane onto a flatbed truck on the St. Louis Riverfront in St. Louis on April 17, 2014. The statue depicting the landing of explorers Lewis and Clark is being moved to higher ground after eight years of constant flooding and mud erosion.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lewis & Clark On The Move

St. Louis riverfront statue being relocated to higher ground

04/17/2014

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The Captains Return statue is moved off of St. Louis riverfront

Moving Lewis & Clark

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Firefighters Rescue Puppy from Storm Drain

Storm, a two-month-old Chihuahua puppy fell into a drain pipe and was trapped for nearly four hours.

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