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Love can be eternal, but comes without guarantee

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson In our home file cabinet, there is a drawer that contains warranties and guarantees for kitchen appliances, the clothes washer and dryer, the wrist watch given to me by my wife, and for many other objects the family has accumulated over the years. I am sure each reader has a

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A new year is a chance to reach your goals, dreams

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson A New Year! Where did 2019 go? On New Year’s Day I celebrated my 83rd birthday. Eighty-three is an age I did not envision as a young man. Middle age is long behind me. I practiced law for 30 years and then spent eight years in the Missouri House of

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‘The loneliest holiday’ doesn’t have to be lonely

Healthy Living  By Carl Hendrickson  I still remember Nov. 24, 1955, my first Thanksgiving without family. I was 18 years old and finishing Army basic training at Fort Ord, California. Although surrounded by more than 30 other young men in my platoon, I was lonely. In the future I would spend other Thanksgivings without family,

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Lindbergh’s ‘1984’ reminds us that freedom needs vigilance

Another View By Mike Tsichlis Lindbergh School Board I had the great privilege of recently attending the Lindbergh High School fall theatrical production of George Orwell’s “1984.” The cast and crew are to be commended for their chilling portrayal of a totalitarian society where words, history, and human identity itself are shaped and even erased

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‘Sunshine Law’ leaves new editor in the dark

Editor’s note: As part of our “Blast from South County’s Past” series, here’s a look at how difficult getting basic public records was in St. Louis County in 1994. Sometimes it’s just as difficult now. Some things never change.  Call the Tune By Mike Anthony Originally published Dec. 8, 1994  I’m new at the Call.

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A look back at last version of a Board of Freeholders

My Call By Bill Milligan, General Manager All the talk about reviving the Board of Freeholders in the wake of the Better Together fiasco this year has me remembering 1991, when I served on the last edition of the Board of Freeholders as one of the county representatives. My biggest memory of the experience, other

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