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  • Remebering Oscar Taveras
  • Former St. Peters mayor remembered for role in city’s growth
  • Phone scam artist poses as Chesterfield Police captain
  • Healthier school lunches lead to  lower revenues for local districts
  • Meet the candidates

Remebering Oscar Taveras 

Cardinals Nation lost a promising young slugger on Sunday, Oct. 26, when 22-year-old Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, 18, were killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. Here, West Newsmagazine photographer Lou Countryman shares images of Taveras’ last home run.

Former St. Peters mayor remembered for role in city’s growth 

Former Mayor Tom Brown, who presided over the city during 20 years of unprecedented growth, was lauded last week as the man who played a major role in nurturing that growth. On Oct. 16, Brown passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Phone scam artist poses as Chesterfield Police captain 

Chesterfield Police are warning the public about a scam that is being perpetrated by an unknown subject who is claiming to be a Chesterfield Police captain.

Healthier school lunches lead to lower revenues for local districts 

School districts in Missouri are serving healthier lunch options – but not all students are buying it.

Meet the candidates 

With the Nov. 4 General Election fast approaching, West Newsmagazine interviewed candidates for the St. Louis County Executive race to present each candidate’s qualifications, interests and stances or opinions on critical issues facing the county. Constitution candidate Joe Passanise, Libertarian candidate Theodis Brown and Republican candidate Rick Stream responded; however, Democrat candidate Steve Stenger did not respond to repeated requests to participate.

 

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Wirth property purchased by Town & Country 

A blacksmith shop was the first business to be operated by the Wirth family on an 8.8-acre tract along Clayton Road, east of Mason. The Wirth property, which later held a gas station, was recently put under contract by the city of Town &... read more »

 

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October jobless report shows St. Charles County tied for lowest rate in the state 

The unemployment rate in St. Charles County remains largely unchanged in recent months. The county’s unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent in September, tied for the lowest rate so far in 2014, according to statistics compiled by the... read more »

 
 

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