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Woman in 96th District objects to idea that women should vote for Erica Hoffman

Letters to the editor

November 3, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: After reading 96th Missouri House District candidate Erica Hoffman’s responses to the Call questionnaire, as well as her remarks at a recent forum, I am left puzzled by her contention that as a woman, she would be a better representative for women in the distric...

Longtime parks official supports ‘yes’ on St. Louis County Charter Proposition 2 for parks

Letters to the editor

November 3, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: St. Louis County parks are public assets benefiting communities from Spanish Lake Park in the north to Cliff Cave Park in the south and everywhere in between. The 71 parks and cultural sites, six recreational complexes and 144 miles of trails enhance the lives of S...

Former Rep. Walt Bivins wants Jim Murphy as his state legislator

Letters to the editor

November 3, 2018

To the editor: After months of endless political ads and polarized politics, voters will finally make important choices regarding their elected officials. I am pleased to support and endorse Jim Murphy to be my state representative. Many in District 94 are concerned about keeping well-paying jo...

Chellis urges voters to cast ballots for David Gregory

Letters to the editor

November 3, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: We are fortunate as residents of Missouri House District 96 to be represented by the young and energetic David Gregory. David grew up here in south county and understands our local issues. Gregory has conducted a town-hall meeting in our district and responds to ...

Tesson Ferry committeewoman endorses Paul Berry for county executive

Letters to the editor

November 3, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: We rarely get “do-overs” in life, but our Nov. 6 election provides St. Louis County voters exactly such an opportunity. We have a clear-cut choice in the county executive race between a corrupt politician who openly practices pay-to-play politics and an honest...

Oakville High fight makes national news after students arrested, principal injured

This screenshot taken from a blurry video a student posted to Snapchat Monday shows Oakville High Principal Jan Kellerman, top, intervening in a fight along with who appears to be Assistant Principal Casey Olearnick, in a blue shirt at the bottom. Assistant Principal Brian Brennan is on the ground in the dark blue shirt.

November 2, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Viral video of a fight at Oakville High School made national news this week, as three students were arrested after a fight broke out that also injured an administrator trying to break it up. At roughly 7:10 a.m. Monday, before classes beg...

McCaskill, Wagner, Galloway, Stenger: Call makes more endorsements for next week’s elections

McCaskill, Wagner, Galloway, Stenger: Call makes more endorsements for next week’s elections

November 2, 2018

Editorial by the Call The Call makes the following endorsements for the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. You can also read the Call's endorsements for state legislative races and Crestwood mayor and Missouri constitutional amendments and propositions.  U.S. Senate The race at the top of the Nov. 6 ba...

Fenton Fire residents eye an 18-cent hike

Image courtesy of Fenton Fire Protection District.

November 2, 2018

Image courtesy of Fenton Fire Protection District Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Residents in the Fenton Fire Protection District will vote Tuesday, Nov. 6 on whether to pass Proposition F, an 18-cent tax-increase that residents were able to ask questions and learn...

The Call makes endorsements on Missouri constitutional amendments, propositions

The Call makes endorsements on Missouri constitutional amendments, propositions

November 2, 2018

Editorial by the Call The Call makes the following endorsements of statewide constitutional amendments and propositions for the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. To see the Call's endorsements for state legislative races and Crestwood mayor, click here. Statewide amendments Amendment 1  — Clean Missouri We've seen arguments back and forth for months about...

Prop D gas tax supported by surprising bipartisan alliance

Gov. Mike Parson speaks with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel to kick-off

November 2, 2018

Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A gas tax on the ballot next week may be confusing at first glance, but a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, including Gov. Mike Parson, are saying it’s the best chance to fix Missouri roads for decades to com...

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