St. Louis, MO – St. Louis aldermen will adjourn for the summer without taking action on a proposal to ban smoking in most public places.
Board rules mean even if the Health and Human Services committee had taken action Thursday, the entire Board of Aldermen would not have considered the legislation until late September. Opponents plan to use the period to get organized.
St. Louis, MO – Families facing the prospect of losing their homes to foreclosure have to come up with various strategies to fight back.
Diane Dix, 54, is confined to a wheelchair with multiple sclerosis. She and her husband, Jim, live in their comfortable, middle-class, brick house near Cottleville in St. Charles County. Instead of enjoying their senior years together, they find themselves struggling to stay in their home.