An environmental group is urging St. Louis voters to approve Proposition E in the April election.
The proposition asks voters whether the city can retain the 1 percent earnings tax, which generates about one-third of the city’s budget.
The Sierra Club is encouraging St. Louisans to vote yes.
John Hickey says the earnings tax is the main source of funding for the city’s parks.
St. Louis has been named as one of 24 cities worldwide to be awarded a "Smarter Cities" grant by IBM, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Tim Logan reports.
What does the grant entail? And how will it be used in St. Louis?
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A former St. Louis alderman who was recalled from office in 2005 over his support for controversial development projects in his south city ward seems poised to take his old seat back in April.
Back in December 2010 we told you that St. Louis is joining the National Children's Study, the largest long-term study of child health ever conducted in the United States.
FBI officials in St. Louis suspect that a man who robbed a Regions Bank branch on Friday is the same man responsible for four other bank robberies in the St. Louis area since December.
The robber entered the bank about 9:15 a.m. Friday, approached a teller, displayed a handgun and demanded money. He left with an undisclosed amount.
The FBI says the same man may have robbed the same bank on Jan. 31, another Regions Bank branch on Feb. 22, the Southern Commercial Bank on Jan. 12 and First Bank on Dec. 6.
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