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Chesterfield Moves Forward with Lawsuit To Stop Sharing Sales Tax Revenue

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.

03/26/2015

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Mehlville School District Facing Drastic Cuts

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.

03/26/2015

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Granite City Schools Concerned About Impact of Plant Closure on Tax Vote

The Granite City School District has a measure on the April 7 ballot calling for a property tax increase to maintain current academic standards.

03/26/2015

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Another Band Has Gear Stolen in St. Louis

Two Cow Garage’s van was parked at Sheraton City Center which is gated and requires key card access.

03/26/2015

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Man Shoots at Random Vehicles During I-70 Chase

KC man tells officers he just snapped.

03/26/2015

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New Home Construction Happening This Spring in Western Suburbs

Wildwood, St. Charles, Ballwin and High Ridge are some of the hot spots for new home construction.

03/25/2015

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Getting the Jump on Cancer with Preventative Surgeries

Angelina Jolie had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed after a recent blood test showed a possible early sign of cancer.

03/25/2015

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Spring 2015 Regional Tornado Outlook

“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.”

03/25/2015

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U.S. Steel May ‘Temporarily’ Idle Granite City Operations

Over 2,000 workers would be impacted.

03/25/2015