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Minimum Wage Hike Passes in St. Louis

The St. Louis Board of Alderman voted Friday to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis.

5 hours ago

(KMOX/Brad Choat)

7 Years Later: Where’s the Money for More City Cops?

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says the money was supposed to fund additional officers on the street, and $1 million each year was to be set aside for anti-violence and youth programs.

08/26/2015

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St. Louis’ Governing Board Advances Minimum-Wage Boost

St. Louis’ governing board on Tuesday advanced a compromise measure that would ease the city’s minimum wage up to $11 by 2018.

08/25/2015

Pro/Anti Tim Hortons

Town and Country Says ‘No’ to Tim Hortons

Town and Country says “No” to a Tim Horton’s restaurant and Reliance Bank in a residential area.

07/14/2015

Mayoral candidate Lewis Reed

Aldermanic President Says ‘No’ to Latest Minimum Wage Proposal

Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is an active supporter of increasing minimum wage, but the newest proposition given to the board is a different story.

07/14/2015

NGIA

Alderman Warns of Overspending on Defense-Mapping Deal

French says with the city and state planning to spend a total of $130 million on the deal, it would take 100 years for the city to recoup that through the earnings tax.

06/29/2015

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Legal Argument Ready Behind Slay’s Push for $15 Minimum Wage

City counselor Winston Calvert says he’s ready to defend the city’s right to set its own minimum wage, based on the city charter.

06/10/2015

Cats are prepared to be spayed or neutered at the Washingon Human Society (WHS)Spay and Neuter Center on April 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. The feral cats are trapped, either spayed or neutered and the released back into the community. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cat Population a Threat to Birds

A population explosion among cats is causing trouble for many communities. Shelters and rescue programs are trying to find homes for strays.

05/18/2015

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Slay Signs Police Oversight Bill Into Law

Slay, who took the unusual step of being a co-sponsor, signed the bill Wednesday. It officially becomes law June 5.

05/06/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

School Officials, Residents Show Opposition to TIF-Financed Crestwood Mall Redevelopment

“You’re wanting TIF money from us right now, based on an evolving plan? Would you sign a black mortgage? Because I’m pretty sure you wouldn’t.”

04/29/2015

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