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Washington Landfill Trash Can Stay, Pending Soil Test

A landfill in Washington, Mo., is overflowing, but the city might not have to move the excess trash, after all. City administrator Jim Briggs says after how bad the ordor was in Bridgeton, he really doesn’t want to have to move it.

08/04/2014

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Creve Coeur City Council Tables Trash Pickup Fee

The council passed an amendment stating anyone could apply for a waiver from the rear-yard fee, which is $15 a month, but tabled the amended measure.

11/13/2013

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Ellisville Mystery: Why Does Draft of Budget Nix Free Trash Pick-Up?

Mayor Adam Paul says the budget cut is a ploy by city staff to make it seem like a long-disputed Walmart development is necessary or services will disappear.

10/08/2013

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Camper, Cars Among Trash Pulled From Mississippi River

Nearly 400 volunteers pull out roughly 20 tons of refuse in St. Louis, Alton.

09/17/2012

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River Cleanup to Uncover 20 Tons of Trash

The Great Mississippi River Cleanup is a 22-city project to help preserve the river, sponsored by Living Lands and Waters.

09/14/2012

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STL County Cancels Trash Haulers Contracts Without Required Notice

St. Louis County taxpayers may get stuck paying millions of dollars to three trash hauling companies left out when the Dooley Administration set up new trash hauling contracts in 2008.

08/01/2012

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Rash Of Trash Bin Hook Thefts In St. Louis

The latest theft craze in St. Louis involves the hooks from trash bins.

06/20/2012

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Hancock & Kelley: Trash, Wasting Money, Income Tax & Marijuana

Thieves are now targeting your refuse, consumer spending continues after the holidays, the state income tax as a ballot initiative, and the debate to legalize marijuana.

12/27/2011

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Missouri Woman Gets 1 Year in Jail For Leaving Baby in Trash Can

The baby was found dead two days later wrapped in a towel and blanket.

10/25/2011

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New Trash Deal Approved in St. Louis County

St. Louis County Council members, with a 5-to-2 vote, approved a series of trash hauling contracts for the next five years.

05/11/2011

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