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Columnist Ray Hartmann calls University of Missouri's bluff. more

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Brookings listed St. Louis alongside such cities as Brooklyn and Queens, New York; Philadelphia, Pittsburgh; and Baltimore as demonstrating strong economic performance compared with other older cities. more

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Old people just don’t get it when it comes to kids and gun control. more

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Columnist Ray Hartmann describes Missouri's governor as "an outsider when it comes to honor." more

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The challenge is for local officials, business leaders, citizens, and media to come together in—gasp!—a regional approach. more

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What a wondrous thing this is—actually, “historic”—that a company that says it facilitated 289,000 guest arrivals in the state last year would finally be “allowed” to collect and remit sales taxes on $28.9 million in 2017 income earned by its hosts. more

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Painful as it might be, reentering the MLS competition is worth doing—but only if it’s on a level playing field. more

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“History might someday regard the boiling point of August 2014 as a turning point,” I wrote three years ago, adding, "To be brutally honest, it’s unlikely to happen." more

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Despite Trump’s narcissistic personality disorder, moral unfitness, and totalitarian impulses (my words, not Danforth’s), the president remains quite popular in this increasingly red state. more

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The massive hit to Missouri’s reputation from the NAACP action might have been avoided, had the Republican majority not conducted itself in such a disgusting fashion. more

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If publicly opposing the state's new voter ID law means you were part of a “misinformation campaign,” as Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft suggested, then consider the author guilty as charged. more

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Discussing racial justice in the context of policing, education, transit, housing or civic power is important. But that doesn’t mean the controversial Confederate Memorial in Forest Park needs to be destroyed. more

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In 1973, Republican governor Kit Bond developed a program that provided tax relief for the state's neediest individuals. 44 years later, Eric Greitens hopes to get rid of it. more

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Unless the nation returns to a rational discussion of immigration reform, don’t expect that to change. more

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U.S. Representative Ann Wagner has built a nice career for herself flying under the political radar. In the Age of Trump, however, all that might change. more

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This week, it was announced that St. Louis Public Schools could soon regain full accreditation. The news might hurt the narrative of those who claim the district is permanently inept. more

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10 observations to ponder while we twist in the wind more

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Hepatitis C patients filed a lawsuit against Missouri in hopes of gaining access to costly, life-saving drugs. more

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The race for the 78th District state representative seat made local history when the courts took away Penny Hubbard’s initial victory over upstart challenger Bruce Franks Jr. because of absentee voter irregularities. more

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With friends like the RSA, taxpayers need no enemies. more

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