That is the message of Environmental Missouri: Issues and Sustainability — What You Need to Know, a new book from Webster University journalism professor and Times Newspapers editor Don Corrigan. The book is an overview of various aspects of our environment and sustainability shortfalls – in addition to what we are doing right.
If you live in St. Louis or St. Louis County, you may eventually be able to get discounts at local cultural institutions. That idea was floated Thursday by Zoo-Museum District board member Gloria Wessels.
Governments cannot ban anti-abortion "sidewalk counselors" from a 35-foot buffer zone that includes the sidewalk in front of an abortion clinic unless the governments first have tried less restrictive methods of protecting women from face-to-face intimidation as they enter reproductive health facilities.
In gratitude for her help, new U.S. House Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise, R-La, has named U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, to his “senior deputy whip team.”
Wagner is among five members of the U.S. House – two women and three men – named to the team. They will serve under U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., who was chosen by Scalise to be his chief deputy whip.
The job of the deputy and his team will be to help Scalise round up the votes for bills backed by the Republican leadership.
The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously struck down President Barack Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board and a Massachusetts law keeping opponents of abortion off the sidewalks within 35 feet of an abortion clinic.
Please join me Sunday night, June 29 on Jazz Unlimited from nine to midnight for “Remembering Horace Silver.” Pianist, composer, bandleader and jazz giant Horace Silver died at the age of 85 on June 28. He was born in Norwalk, Connecticut in 1928, Horace’s father was from the Cape Verdean islands and he had an affinity for those rhythms and Latin rhythms all his life. He was one of the architects of the style known as hard bop and his major pianistic influence was Bud Powell. Silver’s first major job was with Stan Getz in 1950. He signed with Blue Note Records in 1952 and remained wit
Matt Larson, a tall and lanky 17-year-old who attends Crossroads College Prep in St. Louis, is one of 10 competitors in the 2014 U.S. Junior Closed Championship, being held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in the Central West End. He most likely will not win the national title for players under the age of 21, but the crown wasn’t even necessarily a goal in the first place.