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‘Where is the outrage?’ on Loop Trolley, Concord resident questions

Letters to the editor

March 5, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I am so disgusted with the Bi-State Development Agency and the people that support taking over the Loop Trolley. The entire agency is mismanaged, dirty, unsafe and a burden on the St. Louis region. I would rather walk 10 miles than subject myself to that nast...

Voters should know this about Bombers’ rugby lease in Sunset Hills

Letters to the editor

March 5, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I would like to remind voters of the many recent problems in Sunset Hills including cluster homes, zoning, flood plain development, tax abatement and closed-door meetings, but the most glaring example is the lease Mayor Pat Fribis signed with the St. Louis Bombers wi...

Stop shaming women who have abortions, Crestwood reader writes

Letters to the editor

March 5, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: This is a response to the letter by Jan Tucker in the Jan. 16 edition of The Call entitled “Bible verses guide this reader’s philosophy on abortion and morality.” I feel like the author has twisted the words from the Bible to conform to her own philosophy ...

Winter Brothers could cause more flooding, former flood victim says

Letters to the editor

February 26, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: After attending the Jan. 14 Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen meeting, the thought spinning through my head regarding the property owners there was, “Brace yourselves, you will flood sooner than you think.” Winter Brothers Material Company received approval for ...

Sunset Hills’ new zoning code needs to take concerns into account

Letters to the editor

February 19, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Sunset Hills’ Board of Aldermen has directed Houseal Lavigne, the consultant that drafted the proposed new zoning code — known as the Unified Development Ordinance or UDO — to retain existing R1-R6 minimum lot sizes. This is a step in the right direction, b...

National Popular Vote would allow more representation for residents

Letters to the editor

February 19, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: In Kent Hilbert’s Dec. 21 letter to the editor, he described the National Popular Vote as doing away with the electoral college. It does not. For the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, state legislatures change their state laws to direct electors differentl...

Oakville writer disagrees with writer who wants abortion for migrants

Letters to the editor

February 18, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The dark side is shining bright. In Shawn Finney’s letter Nov. 28, this was stated about immigrants: “We need to make sure their parents have abortions before they come up seeking asylum.” This is the same writer who in a prior letter trumpeted all thin...

Letter writer likes note on conservative principles, hopes for another

Letters to the editor

February 18, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I wanted to compliment Jean Flanagan on her Sept. 12 letter to the editor outlining conservative principles. I believe because she was so effective, some people had to point out that the phrase “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” is not in the Con...

Pastor wants to debate ‘fire breathing’ Alderman Broughton on abortion

Letters to the editor

February 13, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Well, well, I see we have a Bible scholar living in our midst. Now who would have thought? I must confess I am in awe. And look, this erudite has taken time out from his studies to favor us with his Biblical insights on what the Bible says about abortion. Alderman...

In letter to Lindbergh, orchestra parent praises after-school program

Letters to the editor

February 12, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: An open letter to Lindbergh Schools. Hi, My name is Maki Randelman. Our family joined the Lindbergh family in 2012. I was born and grew up in Japan. All of my childhood I looked at news, movies, books, sports and saw America everywhere. Its rich culture alwa...

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