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Telling stories through dance with Books in Motion

Lindbergh fifth-graders at Long and Sappington elementary schools recently performed student-choreographed dance interpretations of the novel “Restart,” with the guidance of mentors from the Modern American Dance Company’s Books in Motion program. Books in Motion is an inclusive, student-centered program that uses dance to provide students with valuable exposure to literature and the arts. Students

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Oakville man killed in police shooting in Maryland Heights

An Oakville man was shot and killed by Maryland Heights police over the weekend, with three officers saying he confronted them with a handgun before all three shot him. Bradley Arning, 42, of the 4400 block of El Paulo Court in Oakville, died after being taken to a hospital after the shooting. Police described him

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Affton School District lowers its tax rate even more

The Affton Board of Education rolled back the property tax rate for taxpayers in the Affton School District even more this year. The school board unanimously approved the 2019 blended tax rate of $4.9191 Sept. 24. This includes a voluntary tax rollback of 35 cents the board chose to take in 2017, as well as

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Page wants prevailing wage for county projects

Pictured above: County Executive Sam Page signs ethics reform executive orders into law in September in the county executive’s office. Photo by Erin Achenbach. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announced last week that he will request that the County Council enact an ordinance requiring contractors to pay a prevailing wage on projects where St. Louis

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