Home / Tag Archives: st. louis

Tag Archives: st. louis

American cities will light up for Israeli Independence Day

Israeli independence

America is honoring the Independence Day of its closest ally – Israel. Buildings across the United States will light up in the blue-and-white colors of the Israeli national flag to honor Yom ...

Read More »

‘Turn Your Season Around’: Baseball legend Darryl Strawberry on winning the game of life

strawberry

Few people understand the highs and lows of baseball – and of life itself – better than Darryl Strawberry. His storied career with the New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers and New ...

Read More »

St. Louis college professor: track students who take creationism courses?

students creationism

A professor at Washington University in St. Louis wants to implement a  what some fear would be a tracking program for students who take creationism classes. Joshua Swamidass, Ph.D., contends this “constructive ...

Read More »

Missouri Covid rate drops to lowest in nation

missouri covid

Missouri has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in the nation, Gov. Mike Parson announced on Thursday. “Our seven-day positivity rate is below 4 percent, a long time since we’ve seen those kinds ...

Read More »

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces U.S. Senate run

greitens senate

Eric Greitens is back. The former Missouri governor, who resigned amid a scandal, announced on Monday that he will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Roy Blunt. “I ...

Read More »

Race to replace Roy Blunt could be most crowded in years

blunt race

No sooner did Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt announce that he will not seek reelection in 2022 than speculation began about might run replace him. “The Missouri Times” listed a number of potential ...

Read More »

Missouri Senate bill penalizes protestors who block streets, deface monuments

protesters streets

Protestors who block streets would be penalized under legislation initially approved by the Missouri Senate this week. The bill also aims to prevent municipalities from decreasing budgets for law enforcement agencies in ...

Read More »

Tim Tebow says he’s retiring from baseball

tebow retiring

Tim Tebow announced this week that he is retiring from baseball’s New York Mets to focus on other priorities. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner returned to baseball in 2016 for the first ...

Read More »

Study finds ‘vaccine deserts’ in urban areas

vaccine desert

Across the nation, “vaccine deserts” are coming to light.  While many of those remain in rural areas, the state of Missouri is addressing the issue in Kansas City and St. Louis, which ...

Read More »

Missouri consolidates programs in new Office of Childhood

office of childhood

More details are emerging about the new Office of Childhood that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced last week. “Missouri families deserve the best early childhood system our state can provide,” Parson said. ...

Read More »

Legislators move to safeguard Second Amendment rights in Missouri

second amendment

Legislators from rural Missouri, concerned about potential impact of a Democrat administration on gun rights, introduced a Second Amendment Preservation Act. “Gun bans directly, magazine bans, attacks on private gun manufacturers, red ...

Read More »

Missouri House censures member for first time in its history

missouri member

The Missouri House on Wednesday censured a member for the first time in state history. Representatives voted 140-3 to take action against Rep. Wiley Price, a St. Louis Democrat who allegedly had ...

Read More »

Missouri is first state to have no active abortion facility

title x

Missouri has marked a milestone that sets it apart from all other states. It now appears to be the first state without an active abortion facility. Recently, Operation Rescue confirmed that the Planned ...

Read More »

St. Louis Prosecutor Kim Gardner fights decision to remove her from McCloskey case

gardner

Kimberly Gardner, the controversial St. Louis circuit Circuit Court attorney, is appealing a judge’s decision to take her off the high-profile case of Mark and Patricia McCloskey. The couple was charged with ...

Read More »

Kansas and Missouri earn low grades in latest March of Dimes report card

march of dimes

Missouri and Kansas do not fare well in the March of Dimes’ 2020 report card. The preterm birth rate in Kansas is 10.1 percent, earning it a grade of C+. Missouri comes ...

Read More »

Absentee ballots could cause long Missouri election night

ballots missouri

A Missouri political science professors is expecting a long election night as absentee votes are counted. In previous elections, Missouri counties posted absentee ballot results first. For Tuesday’s general election, that practice ...

Read More »

Election officials gearing up for expected high turnout

missouri voter

Missouri officials are preparing for a challenging Election Day on November 3 because of some Covid restrictions and expected high voter turnout. Tammy Brown, director of the Jackson County Election Board, said ...

Read More »

Judges on Missouri’s ballot for the Nov. 3 election

judges ballot kansas

Ask any voter what the most frustrating item on a ballot is and they almost always say “the judges.” From the State Supreme Court to your local Circuit Court, there is little ...

Read More »

McCloskey’s indicted on weapons charge; Gov. Parson promises pardon if convicted

mccloskey

Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who were charged with brandishing weapons against a mob at their St. Louis home in July, have been indicted by a grand jury. The couple was indicted on ...

Read More »

Gov. Parson activates National Guard as precaution in wake of protests

national guard protests

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as a precautionary measure as protests broke over the death of Breonna Taylor. He also said the ...

Read More »

Service announced for slain St. Louis police officer Tamarris Bohannon

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced the funeral and memorial arrangements for fallen Officer Tamarris Bohannon. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the ...

Read More »

Cameras in nursing homes to motorcycle helmets: New Missouri laws go into effect today

missouri laws

Several laws passed by the Missouri Legislature during the second regular session of the 100th General Assembly take effect today. Missourinet provided a brief overview of these new laws. Motorcycle helmets. House ...

Read More »

Democrat St. Louis couple who confronted protesters speak at Republican Convention

mccloskey

The St. Louis couple who made worldwide headlines in late June for defending their family from threats by Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home, spoke on the first night at the ...

Read More »

Special House session today will address rising crime rate in Missouri

liberty alliance crime federal

The Missouri House will meet today in a special legislative session called by Gov. Mike Parson to address the state’s rising crime rate. Unlike the state Senate, the House has broken proposed ...

Read More »

St. Louis County prosecutor clears officer who shot Michael Brown

michael brown

Six years after a police shooting of Michael Brown triggered riots in Ferguson, Mo., the St. Louis County prosecutor has announced that his office will not seek charges against officer Darren Wilson. ...

Read More »
X
X