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The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

No Committee for Forest Park Confederate Memorial Relocation Decision

Roth says there are three options: Do nothing, leave it there with an interpretive plaque, or move it someplace else.

07/01/2015

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

Clay Urges St. Louis Mayor to Take Down Confederate Memorial

Clay, of St. Louis, sent a letter to Slay on Monday urging removal of the 32-foot-tall granite memorial. He said in the letter that symbols “associated with this country’s racist, oppressive past should not be elevated or displayed in public places.”

06/29/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles announces that Police Chief Thomas Jackson will step down, in Ferguson, Missouri on March 11, 2015. Jacksons departure is being called a mutual separation and will be effective March 19. Jackson is leaving following a Justice Department report that accused the city's police and court system of racial bias.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Effort to Recall Ferguson Mayor Falls Short, Again

St. Louis County Republican Director of Elections Gary Fuhr says of the signatures that were rejected, “most of the individuals that were rejected were not registered voters.”

06/26/2015

(KMOX Brett Blume)

‘Q in the Lou’ Barbecue Event Launches This Fall

Barbecue event at Soldiers Memorial will run September 25 through 27.

06/19/2015

Ferguson 10 months later (Charlie Brennan/KMOX)

Ferguson Mayor: Some Properties Run-Down Before Unrest

Almost a year after the Michael Brown riots, Knowles says the city is still working to pressure some business owners to clean up their properties.

06/18/2015

The new Milkweeds for Monarchs garden at St. Louis City Hall, planted June 1, 2015. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Helping Butterflies Battle Back Through ‘Milkweeds For Monarchs’

City receives $80,000 grant to expand effort to plant 250 milkweed gardens city-wide.

06/01/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles announces that Police Chief Thomas Jackson will step down, in Ferguson, Missouri on March 11, 2015. Jacksons departure is being called a mutual separation and will be effective March 19. Jackson is leaving following a Justice Department report that accused the city's police and court system of racial bias.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Ferguson Mayor Responds to Protesters’ ‘Tone Deaf’ Comments

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles expects he would survive the recall election protesters are asking for.

05/29/2015

(KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

800 More Jobs Coming to Wentzville

Wentzville Mayor Nick Guccione says North Point Development is building a 1.3 million-square-foot logistics center that will also provide some warehouse space for the nearby G.M. plant.

05/29/2015

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Mayor Recall Petitions To Be Submitted Today

Both sides speak out at Tuesday City Council meeting

05/27/2015

Neil Bruntrager, an attorney for the St. Louis Police Officers Association, warns aldermen not to include subpoena power in the plan for a civilian review board. (KMOX stock photo)

Police Union: Make Changes to Civilian Review Board or Face Lawsuit

The St. Louis Civilian Review Board that will investigate alleged wrongdoing by St. Louis police still faces the threat of a lawsuit from the police union.

05/11/2015

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