A Missouri Senate committee recently held a hearing on Senate Bill 889. This bill would give the Missouri attorney general “concurrent jurisdiction” to prosecute certain crimes in the City of St. Louis. It allows the Attorney General to receive referrals directly from law enforcement and to …

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Many of us read bedtime stories to our children. We delight in seeing their faces light up at their favorite lines. Story time represents a moment in the day when parents and caregivers offer reassurance to their children about the world. We laugh and encourage while discussing fears and pos…

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David and Goliath, MJ and Scottie, the Blues Brothers, Frodo and Sam, salt and pepper, and grits and eggs rank as top duos in religion, sport, comedy, film, cuisine, and culture. St. Louis is a baseball town. Many fans will recall arguably the best double play duo in baseball history—the Big…

Guardians of the status quo – like Missouri’s Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt, the reactionaries at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and St. Louis Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards – are doing what they always do when their systems of power are called into question: they are resorti…