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Architectural model of the FOOD ROOF Farm. Courtesy: urbanharveststl.org

Downtown St. Louis Rooftop Farm Begins Greenhouse Construction

The 10,000-square-foot farm is a first for the area. The cold weather has delayed the project a bit, but this week, construction on the greenhouse begins.

12 hours ago

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Artist Buries Art Across St. Louis for Easter Hunt

Rather than search for eggs, artist Zack Smithey is encouraging people to search for 1,000 pieces of art that he plans to hide around the city this week.

13 hours ago

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St. Louis City, County Police Investigate Six Shootings

One victim in an alley for two hours before police were called

03/27/2015

Work continues in March 2015 on the restoration of downtown's Arcade building, which will house 254 apartment units and classroom, art gallery and auditorium space for Webster University. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Looking to Live in Downtown St. Louis? Good Luck.

93 percent of all the housing units downtown are occupied, up 1 percent from the year before, say the latest stats from Downtown STL Inc.

03/27/2015

File photo of a person counting cash. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Chesterfield Aims to Shake Up County Sales Tax Structure

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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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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St. Louis is Shrinking – Where’s Everyone Going?

The next census is five years away, but already some are wondering if the city’s population could dip below 300,000 people for the first time since the 1870s.

03/23/2015

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Are There Too Many Towns in St. Louis County Propped Up By Over-Ticketing?

Police departments in existence to write tickets that keep towns afloat – former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says there are too many of them in the St. Louis area, and their days may be numbered.

03/16/2015

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Former St. Louis City Police Officer Charged with Aiding Drug Dealer

A former St. Louis city officer is accused of giving a 12-inch shotgun to a man storing crack cocaine and marijuana at a house in the 3800 block of Cottage Avenue.

03/13/2015

Porkus Welby MD, originally rescued by St. Louis police as a stray, has been adopted. He is the second pot belly rescued this year. (Courtesy: Stray Rescue of St. Louis Facebook page)

Stray Pigs Found Wandering St. Louis Streets

Stray Rescue has rescued two stray pigs found roaming the streets this year – one in South St. Louis and another in North City.

03/11/2015

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