A measure to cut the St. Louis Board of Aldermen in half moved a step closer to reality at City Hall today.
The bill cleared a procedural hurdle with more than enough votes to eventually approve the legislation.
South city alderman Steve Conway supports the cut. He says he understands that some of his colleagues prefer smaller wards because it's easier to provide hands-on service.
For a different look at today's health care ruling, check out this fun word visualization. It's an interactive word tree put together by Matt Stiles and posted on his blog, The Daily Viz.
(Matt also happens to be Data Editor of News Apps at NPR).
Try out the tool below with your own phrases, maybe "health" or "cost" or "tax" - you decide.
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