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Council balances budget on paper with $35 million cuts

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com In a similar move to last year, the St. Louis County Council cut $35 million of unused appropriations from County Executive Steve Stenger’s recommended

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No money for raises in county budget again; marks eight years in a decade

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd

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Stenger: County must cut budget or hike revenue by 2020

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council has to make major decisions on whether to cut services or raise taxes by next year. The county can

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Affton precinct set to open despite delays

Pictured above: The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10. The store is scheduled to close Friday, Nov. 16. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sappington Garden Shop closes this week after 50 years, and the new Affton Southwest Precinct proposed for the site is moving

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Stenger says he gets more done with a hostile County Council

County Executive Steve Stenger, councilman Sam Page and councilwoman Hazel Erby listen to public comments during the council meeting on July 24. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With the rollercoaster relationship between County Executive Stenger and the County Council intensifying in the weeks leading up to Stenger’s re-election bid

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Stenger makes the case to voters in his re-election bid

Above: County Executive Steve Stenger talks to the Tesson Ferry Democrats June 25, with club member Laura Metz in the background. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With less than a month to go before the Democratic primary showdown for county executive, incumbent County Executive Steve Stenger and his opponent

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