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Fire district seeks fairness in proposed tax increase

The proposed tax rate increase for the West County EMS and Fire Protection District’s general fund won’t directly affect those who receive the district’s services under contract. But the district wants to find a funding solution that is “fair” to taxpayers, as well as those served under contract.

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NCADA executive director explains decision to air unnerving PSA

In the past eight years, nearly 2,300 people in the St. Louis area have died from heroin overdose. “If that number had died from anything else, imagine what the public health response would have been,” said Howard Weissman, executive director of the National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse – St. Louis Area (NCADA). “We’re not paying attention. And, for too long we have blamed the victim.”

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News Briefs: Logan University achieves ‘green’ efficiency

CHESTERFIELD Logan University achieves ‘green’ efficiency Logan University earned a $73,945 incentive from Ameren Missouri’s ActOnEnergy® BizSavers® program for implementing energy efficiency measures to reduce the amount of electricity used at its Chesterfield campus. Logan University is the only higher education facility to date to complete a retro-commissioning project during Ameren Missouri’s 2013-2015 incentive program cycle. During this project, Murphy ...

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Wildwood begins third Master Plan update

The city of Wildwood is beginning the update of its Master Plan, which was first adopted in 1996 and updated in 2006. The plan is updated every 10 years to keep it germane to residents, reflect changing conditions and address new trends.

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