St. Louis, MO – Trustees of the Metropolitan Sewer District will meet Tuesday to discuss again postponing a half-billion dollar referendum.
Voters in St. Louis City and County were to decide November Fourth whether to allow MSD to raise the $500 million through selling bonds, but the vote could be moved to February. If that happens, it would be the second postponement for the ballot question.
Kansas City, Mo. – State Auditor Claire McCaskill says the Missouri Department of Transportion needs a change in leadership.
In reaction to a series of stories in The Kansas City Star, McCaskill is calling for the resignation of MoDot Director Henry Hungerbeeler. She says his agency is unresponsive to change and doesn't focus on improving worn-out roads.
St. Louis, MO – St. Louis city teachers, teacher assistants and other school staff held an informational picket Sunday at King Tri-A School.
It's one of the 16 schools the school board closed to save money this year. Monday morning, the St. Louis Teachers and School Related Personnel Union is set to begin contract negotiations with representatives from the St. Louis public schools.
St. Louis, MO – Longtime St. Louis TV reporter Herb Humphries has died.
Humphries worked for 20 years for KMOV (Channel 4). Reporting nightside, he often showed off his Texas roots with his cowboy hats, boots, and buckskin coats. Humphries died at his home in Gladewater, Texas Saturday night at the age of 71.
His reports always ended with his signature line, "This is Herb Humphries, reporting nightside."