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Gregory, Hoffman face off on the issues in 96th District House race

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com David Gregory, a Republican attorney, is running for re-election in the 96th Missouri House District Tuesday, Nov. 6, and is being challenged by Democrat Erica Hoffman, a stay-at-home mother and school volunteer. Gregory, 33, 12820 Weber Hill Road, Sunset Hills, was elected in 2016 to represent the 96th District. He

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Sunset Hills mayor breaks a tie to approve a new gas station

Pictured above: A rendering of the proposed Tidal Wave development at East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard. Rendering courtesy of A Plus Design Group.  Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Whether they like it or not, residents along East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard will have new neighbors after Sunset Hills officials voted last week to approve

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Four candidates contend for the county executive seat

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Incumbent St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, a Democrat, faces three challengers for re-election Tuesday, Nov. 6: Republican Paul Berry, Libertarian Nick Kasoff and Andrew Ostrowski of the Constitution Party. This article will focus on Kasoff and Ostrowski. Berry and Stenger will be featured in a separate article. Kasoff, 52,

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St. Louis teacher vies for 92nd District seat held by Beck, formerly on school board

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Math teacher William “Bill” Heisse, Republican, will contend with Affton’s current representative, Doug Beck, a Democrat, for the 92nd District Missouri House seat on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Beck, 53, 1020 9426 Brenda Ave., Affton, is the current state legislator for the 92nd House District as well as a pipefitter with

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‘Crestwood City Center’ unveiled at mall

The rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center. Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callsnewspapers.com Real-estate brokers lined up last week at the old Crestwood mall site to get the first look at Walpert Properties’ new redevelopment plan for the site, which it’s calling “Crestwood City Center.” Walpert proposes a high-density mixed-use development similar

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Coleman challenging Revis in 97th District

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Rep. Mike Revis, D-Fenton, is running for re-election in the 97th Missouri House District after he was first elected in a February special election. The seat opened after former Republican Rep. John McCaherty resigned last year. Revis is being challenged in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6, by Republican Mary Elizabeth

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America’s Center proposal to cost $175 million

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callsnewspapers.com The America’s Center convention complex could undergo a $175 million redevelopment designed to attract more nation-al conventions, funded by city and county hotel taxes. The plan is supported by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson but would have to be approved by the

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Murphy, Pretto trying to win in 94th District

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Two Oakville residents are competing this fall to hold the vacant seat of the 94th District of the Missouri House held by the late Rep. Cloria Brown. James “Jim” Murphy, Republican, is running in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6, and is being challenged by Democrat Emma “Jean” Pretto, a Democrat

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New developer unveils plan for Crestwood mall site: ‘Crestwood City Center’

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Real-estate brokers lined up Wednesday at the old Crestwood mall site to get the first look at Walpert Properties’ new redevelopment plan for the site, which it’s calling “Crestwood City Center.” Walpert proposes a high-density mixed-use development similar to the boulevard-style development at “The Streets of St. Charles” that

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