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Play Gloria: Tell the police board what you want to see in a chief

Play Gloria: Tell the police board what you want to see in a chief
February 20, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County will get a new police chief, likely starting in May. That’s pretty much all we know at this point. The new police board...

Play Gloria: Brett Hull offers wisdom at St. Louis All-Star Game

Brett Hull, left, and his father Bobby Hull. Photo courtesy of NHL.com.
January 30, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com I wouldn’t have necessarily thought of looking to Brett Hull for life advice before last weekend when he offered these words of wisdom...

Play Gloria: Revenge for a tweet? Exile of statehouse reporters needs to end

Play Gloria: Revenge for a tweet? Exile of statehouse reporters needs to end
January 16, 2020

By Glora Lloyd The 2020 session of the Missouri Legislature opened last week, and Missouri’s senators could take an early step toward public transparency by allowing the Capitol press to return to...

Play Gloria: One-of-a-kind Rep. Cloria Brown will get a highway

Play Gloria: One-of-a-kind Rep. Cloria Brown will get a highway
October 16, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd In my favorite memory of Cloria Brown, she was in sneakers. It was after the longtime on-and-off state legislator held a hearing on sex trafficking at the William B. Nottelmann Auditorium...

Women making progress on ballots in South County

Women making progress on ballots in South County
October 3, 2019

Play Gloria! By Gloria Lloyd You may, or may not, notice that this week’s Opinions page has a common theme — everything is written by women. Many of you probably wouldn’t notice it if I hadn’t...

Play Gloria: More government entities should display transparency by recording meetings

Play Gloria: More government entities should display transparency by recording meetings
September 12, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd The County Council is taking an exciting step forward right now with a trial run livestreaming its weekly council meetings. This won’t necessarily give county residents access...

Write us: Behind the scenes of The Call’s opinion page

Write us: Behind the scenes of The Call’s opinion page
July 25, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd  Nearly every week, I get extensive feedback on The Call’s Letters to the Editor section, mostly good and some bad. The bad is usually from people who overlook the heading at the...

Play Gloria: Will of voters is upheld for once with bodycam votes

Play Gloria: Will of voters is upheld for once with bodycam votes
July 11, 2019

Editorial By Gloria Lloyd Too often St. Louis County voters have voted for something and then had their wishes ignored. But as of last week, that isn’t the case with body cameras for the St. Louis...

Play Gloria: The quiet visionary behind Lindbergh facilities retires

Play Gloria: The quiet visionary behind Lindbergh facilities retires
July 4, 2019

Editorial By Gloria Lloyd Some government officials will probably never see their name on a building, but they truly live lives of dedicated public service. One of the best examples of that locally...

Democracy in action in county is great for residents

Democracy in action in county is great for residents
June 26, 2019

Editorial By Gloria Lloyd St. Louis County government has its problems, but in many ways it is also a thriving, healthy democracy. If anyone wanted to see that democracy in action, they could find...

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