Editorial

Our Call: South County, North City united by the Freeholders

Editorial  The Board of Freeholders is supposed to unite people across the region behind one vision and one way forward for St. Louis. And the board is in fact already uniting people across the region, but only because they feel unrepresented by this once-in-a-generation process. For the first meeting last week, the county Freeholders met

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Our Call: Race for county executive is a democratic win already

Editorial  We welcome the news last week that county Assessor Jake Zimmerman is jumping into the Democratic primary race for county executive. So far, Zimmerman is the only candidate officially in the race, but County Executive Sam Page kicks off his campaign Nov. 21. Page has the advantage of currently holding the office, but Zimmerman

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Our Call: South County needs more than one single Freeholder

An Editorial from Call Newspapers We were as hopeful as anyone about the Board of Freeholders, the once-in-a-generation city-county board that is convening to decide whether to change the way the region operates. But we have to officially oppose the appointments because South County is already being ignored in the process, with a single seat

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Endorsements for the April 1992 election

My Call By Bill Milligan Editor wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Originally published April 2, 1992 These endorsements are in the best interest of citizens in St. Louis County. Whether you agree or not isn’t as important as the exercise of your constitutional right to go to the polls and vote. Lantos, Fowler best candidates for Mehlville Incumbents Alex

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Our Call: Sweeney should get more than probation for crimes

Editorial Sometimes crime does pay. That’s the lesson courtroom observers learned from the Aug. 16 sentencing of former St. Louis Economic Development CEO Sheila Sweeney. Or should we say lack of sentencing, because Sweeney somehow got away with probation for covering up former County Executive Steve Stenger’s sprawling corruption scheme to exchange campaign donations for

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Our Call: Stenger’s campaign speeches could use revising

Editorial Imagine if Steve Stenger had run an honest campaign for re-election as St. Louis County executive. What would he have said? We’ll use Stenger’s own words — but certainly not the ones he trumpeted in his campaign literature. He always proclaimed that he was an “attorney and CPA,” but he’s neither anymore. The campaign’s

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