Jonathon Monken http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Ald. Matt Villa steps down, state Senator proposes changing judicial elections, value of tourism advertising increases http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-ald-matt-villa-steps-down-state-senator-proposes-changing-judicial-elections <ul><li>A member of a long-time political family in St. Louis is leaving his post as alderman for the 11th Ward. <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/article_d6da0eb4-388f-11e0-8b80-0017a4a78c22.html">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a> reports that <a href="http://stlcin.missouri.org/alderman/alderman.cfm?ward=11">Ald. Matt Villa</a> says he needs to focus on expanding the family's business, Villa Lighting. Tue, 15 Feb 2011 14:48:57 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 535 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Ald. Matt Villa steps down, state Senator proposes changing judicial elections, value of tourism advertising increases