Ron Stevens

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Saturday, 01 September 2012 22:14

Kirkwood City Council Revives the National Economy

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On Thursday, August 16 the Kirkwood City Council passed an ordinance severely restricting yard sales in Kirkwood.  Okay, I added the word “severely.”  Kirkwood Mayor Art McDonnell chose to use the word “gentle.”  That’s right. He called it a gentle ordinance.  According to the article I read in the Webster-Kirkwood…
Thursday, 30 August 2012 14:10

“Coffee with the Mayor” Is a Bad Idea

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Mayor Barry Blantz of Creve Coeur has announced “Coffee with the Mayor” on September 6.  The event will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 am in the main lobby of the Government Center, 300 N. New Ballas Road in Creve Coeur.  During this time you can meet the mayor along…
To meet the demand of St. Louis Cardinals fans to spend as much money as possible on anything Cardinals, a local bookstore announced today that they will sell reservations to buy tickets to purchase a lottery ticket for a drawing to guarantee a place in line to their bookstore to…
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 13:21

Still Not in the Dictionary

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Merriam-Webster added new words to their dictionary this week.  They do this once a year. Not so much because the dictionary really NEEDS new words; more because people don’t seem to use the ones already in there but, instead, make up their own.
Sunday, 12 August 2012 20:37

The "If You Live In... " Game

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If you live in Missouri, you’re a Missourian.  If you live in St. Louis, you’re a St. Louisan.  But what are you if you live in U City?  A U Citian?  A Looper?  Let’s play the “If You Live In” game .... If you live in ....
Tuesday, 03 July 2012 09:39

Recycling 70’s Album Covers in St. Louis

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I have a room full of 70’s albums taking up space in my house. They’re from my years of jocking on KSHE. I’ll never play them. Heck, I’ll probably never play the CDs that replaced them, now that everything is on iTunes. But, like most people my age, I just…
Tuesday, 03 July 2012 09:36

Most Dangerous City?

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Is St. Louis really the most dangerous city in America? That depends on whom you ask. According to Neighborhood Scout (www.neighborhoodscout.com), where you can “get crime, school and real estate reports for any address,” we’re only #10 out of 100. East St. Louis is #1. However, USNews.com and TIME Magazine put us at #1. Huffington…
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