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Charter Commission offers new Charter with no major changes

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com After a year marred by a late start, absentee members and conflict over procedures, the St. Louis County Charter Commission has wrapped up its job of studying and recommending changes to the county Charter with no major proposals, but 20 minor amendments that it will present as a new

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Every Lindbergh school will get a more secure Prop R entrance

Lindbergh National Honor Society students led members of the public on tours of Lindbergh High School on March 13. The tour was to show the public the improvements needed for the high school, which include secure entrances, which will be funded by Prop R. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As

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Missouri minimum wage is now up to $9.45, on the way to $12 by 2023

Pictured above: Supporters of Raise Up Missouri rallied at the Missouri Secretary of State’s office in May to support a ballot initiative that would raise the minimum wage. Proposition B will be on the ballot Nov. 6, and would gradually increase the minimum wage. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Minimum

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Deer set to be hunted in county parks, Jefferson Barracks

Pictured above: Deer at Jefferson Barracks Park. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Deer hunters in Missouri will be able to hunt in St. Louis County parks, including Jefferson Barracks, this fall after legislation passed by the St. Louis County Council went into effect the day after Christmas. The County Council

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Clancy elected chair of council; GOP rejected as vice chair

Pictured above: New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, 2019, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Democrats are officially back in control of

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