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Fenton Fire residents eye an 18-cent hike

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 more about at an open house last week. Proposition F would pay back

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Beck, Heisse talk abortion and education at 92nd District Forum

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Incumbent Rep. Doug Beck, D-St. Louis, debated the issues last week with Republican rival Bill Heisse for the 92nd Missouri House seat in a forum hosted by the the Affton Community Improvement Association. Beck, a former member of the Affton Board of Education, is the current representative of the 92nd

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McCaskill, Hawley contend for U.S. Senate seat along with three other candidates

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Incumbent U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., faces four challengers for her seat in the U.S. Senate — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, Republican, along with Libertarian Japheth Campbell, Jo Crain of the Green Party and newcomer to public office Craig O’Dear, an independent. Hawley, Campbell and Crain did not

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Crestwood mayor candidates debate issues at Call’s forum

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Development of the Crestwood Mall site, first responders and economic development were some of the topics debated in a forum last week by the Crestwood residents running for mayor in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. Current Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie is facing Christopher Court, a business analyst, and Neil

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All four Oakville candidates would be new to Legislature

Pictured above from left to right: 94th District candidates Jim Murphy and Jean Pretto and 95th District candidates Michael O’Donnell and Mike Walter at the candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at Mehlville High School in St. Louis. All four candidates are new to Legislature. Photo by Bill Milligan. Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Education, public safety

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Bird is challenging Unsicker in the 91st District

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Gravois Township Committeewoman, Jennifer Bird, Republican, will take on incumbent Rep. Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, for the 91st District House seat on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Bird, 50, 9244 Laurel Hill Drive, is the mother of a young family as well as being an officer manager and working with sales for

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Walter, O’Donnell hope to succeed Haefner as legislator from Oakville

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Democrat Mike Walter, a newcomer to public office, will square off on Tuesday, Nov. 6 against former Oakville Republican Committeeman Michael O’Donnell to succeed Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, and represent Oakville’s 95th House District in the Missouri Legislature. O’Donnell, 50, 7043 Chalkstone Road, Oakville, and his wife, Lisa, have

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Stenger, Berry vie to be county executive

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  This is the second of two parts of a series of questionnaires on the St. Louis County executive candidates. To see the first in the series with Libertarian Nick Kasoff and Constitutionalist Andrew Ostrowski, click here. Incumbent Steve Stenger, a Democrat, has three challengers in the Tuesday, Nov. 6

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