State politicians were in St. Louis today to solicit public feedback on redrawing Missouri's congressional map from nine districts down to eight.
The outcome may mean a decrease in political clout for the metro region.
A 30-year veteran of the United States Postal Service received recognition today for his veteran status of another kind.
91-year-old John T. Moton, Jr. was awarded eight different medals for his service in the United States Navy, KMOV reports.
Congressman Lacy Clay presented the medals in his office this morning and included the following:
St. Louis Rep. William Lacy Clay took the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this morning to give a speech on the tragic shootings in Tucson, Ariz.
Clay expressed his condolences for the victims and others involved, along with an appeal to the media "To remember that hateful words often lead to hateful deeds."
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