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Renovation of America’s Center

Oct 17, 2018

St. Louis City and County join forces for a $175 million renovation of the America’s Center to help attract more meetings and conventions By Charlotte Beard Many St. Louisans may be able to name the city of St. Louis’ mayor that was in office between 1965 and 1973. Many may even be able to tell…

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Embracing entrepreneurship 

Oct 12, 2018

Embracing entrepreneurship  Entrepreneurship Week, hosted by the John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University, celebrates creativity and enterprise in St. Charles County By Brett Auten Just look around. St. Charles County is becoming a hub of ideas and enterprise. Now more than ever is an appropriate time for the first-ever Entrepreneurship Week,…

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Building a future in Ferguson

Oct 12, 2018

Building a future in Ferguson The St. Louis Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis broke ground Sept. 13 on a $12.4 million Teen Center of Excellence in Ferguson By Charlotte Beard Depending on the decade in which you were born, you will recall the existence of certain television programming that was an extension…

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OsteoStrong Wellness Center

Sep 28, 2018

Growing Young Through Skeletal Strength Conditioning We don’t often hear people talking about the significance of skeletal strength conditioning for a couple of reasons. First, the importance of strengthening the skeletal system is not well understood; and second, until very recently, the technology to develop complete skeletal strength was not readily available. Most of us…

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College savings for everyone

Sep 26, 2018

Beyond Housing partners with Normandy schools to provide students with funded college savings accounts By Charlotte Beard The Beyond Housing organization’s 24:1 Initiative to take on challenges in the 24 municipalities of the Normandy school district to foster stronger communities continues. For almost six years now, their two college savings programs, The Promise Account and…

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Francis Howell Teacher of the year

Sep 26, 2018

Francis Howell North High School Teacher named the 2019 Missouri Teacher of the Year By Brett Auten Shelly Parks’ pathway to a life dedicated to education was built by someone close to her. Parks is a Troy native and her mother, Sandy Turpin, recently retired after teaching for 40 years at Troy Middle School.  “She…

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