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New Affton precinct will be at site of Sappington Garden Shop

Above, the current buildings of the Sappington Garden Shop, still taking deliveries Wednesday. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The county is under contract to buy land for a new Affton Southwest Precinct at the site of the Sappington Garden Shop across from Lindbergh Schools’ new Central Office, officials first publicly

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‘Mount Crestwood’ may soon be flattened

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood is monitoring what City Administrator Kris Simpson is calling the “dirt stockpile situation” on the former Crestwood Plaza mall site. The 47-acre site of the demolished mall at Watson and Sappington roads is owned by Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, which has a permit through July that

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Bill decreasing hair braiding regulations heads to governor’s desk

By Annika Merrilees Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — A bill decreasing regulations on hair braiding was voted through the Missouri House this month, and it will now move to the governor’s desk. State Rep. Shamed Dogan, R-Ballwin, said he has been working on House Bill 1500 for four years. “It’s gotten a little bit better at every step,” Dogan

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Missouri looks to cut regulations for farmers, legalize hemp

By Brandon R. Hill Columbia Missourian In an effort to empower more rural Missouri farmers, the Department of Agriculture is prepared to eliminate more than 1,200 rules and regulations restricting the agriculture industry in Missouri. Chris Chinn, the director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, said last week that the department was moving forward with

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Crestwood seeks to revamp zoning codes

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood hired a familiar company last week to take the lead on rewriting the city zoning code, a project also currently underway in Sunset Hills.      The Board of Aldermen voted 7-1 at its March 27 meeting to hire PGAV to rewrite the code for

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St. Anthony’s legacy will live on under new name, Mercy says

St. Anthony’s gets new name: Mercy Hospital South By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com St. Anthony’s Medical Center will change its name to “Mercy Hospital South” beginning this fall after feedback from residents and employees who said they expected the name to change after the hospital was acquired by Mercy last year. The St. Anthony’s

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St. Anthony’s to be renamed Mercy Hospital South later this year

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Mercy officials originally said they thought they would keep the name of St. Anthony’s Medical Center after acquiring it last year, but they’ve changed their minds and the hospital is changing names. St. Anthony’s Medical Center will operate under the new name “Mercy Hospital South” as of Oct. 1,

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