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Court will not reconsider ruling on video game law

July 31, 2003

Staff Report The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit recently denied St. Louis County's petition for rehearing en banc and for rehearing by the three-judge panel that had declared unconstitutional a coun-ty ordinance designed to limit minors' access to violent or sexually explicit video games. The...

Fred Weber representatives take the offensive against Oakville residents

July 31, 2003

Staff Report Representatives of Fred Weber Inc. recently used a public hearing to take the offensive against residents opposed to a solid-waste transfer station the company is seeking to operate in Oakville. "Transfer stations can be, and are, operated within the law, so as not to constitute a...

Oakville youth participates in Boys’ State

July 24, 2003

Michael Maniaci, 17, recently completed the 64th session of the American Legion Boys' State of Missouri program. The weeklong program took place on the campus of Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. Maniaci was sponsored by American Legion Post 300 in Affton. He has completed his junior...

Oakville Elementary demolition to begin; Prop P work continues

July 24, 2003

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor The demolition of Oakville Elementary School could be under way this week, according to Mehlville School District Superintendent Tim Ricker. The school is being demolished to make way for a new Oakville Elementary School that will be constructed as part of...

Transfer station topic of upcoming hearing

July 17, 2003

County Councilman John Campisi and opponents of a solid-waste transfer station proposed in Oakville are urging residents to attend a public hearing scheduled next week by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The public hearing will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, July 14, in the Oakville...

Camp offers summer fun

July 17, 2003

Missy Wallis, a Cadette Girl Scout at Assumption Catholic School, and a volunteer aide at the Summer Nights Girl Scout Day Camp, decorates a unit flag. The camp at Suson County Park featured the theme 'Country Fair' and was attended by 61 Girl Scouts, 32 adult volunteers and four Cadette/Senior Gi...

Governor withholds $240 million from education, other agencies

July 10, 2003

By CARL H. HENDRICKSON For the Call Many feared that the state government could have been shut down without funding for education on Tuesday, the beginning of the new fiscal year. But Democratic Gov. Bob Holden an-nounced his intention to sign the state's education budget bills, which will avert...

County asks full court to review ordinance

July 10, 2003

St. Louis County recently filed a motion for rehearing en banc after a three-judge panel declared unconstitutional a county ordinance designed to limit minors' access to violent or sexually explicit video games. The motion for rehearing asks that the full court for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

County executive opposes transfer station proposal

July 10, 2003

By BILL MILLIGAN For the Call A solid-waste transfer station proposed on Old Baumgartner Road in Oakville picked up another opponent last week as a spokesman for County Executive George R. "Buzz'' Westfall said the county executive would not support the proposal. "Buzz has said this issue has...

Crestwood board OKs 2004 budget

July 10, 2003

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor A balanced fiscal 2004 operating budget that projects net expenditures totaling more than $8.5 million recently was adopted by the Crestwood Board of Aldermen. Alderman voted 5-2 last week to adopt City Administrator Don Greer's recommended operating budget that...

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