E-poll books dead, for now

A replacement voter check-in system for St. Louis County polling places is off the table for now, but the new county elections chief plans to take a fresh look at electronic poll books sometime after the April elections.

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City hires Lifeguards Unlimited

Under a resolution approved Feb. 17 by the Manchester Board of Aldermen, the city will exercise an option under a 2014 agreement with the north St. Louis County-based pool management company.

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Editorial: The government action you’re not paying enough attention to

It’s called net neutrality, and depending on which of the talking heads you are listening to at the time it is an example of either a) corporate malfeasance at the highest level since the days of steel barons or b) the largest government intrusion into private business since FDR’s New Deal. The scary part is that both sides are, at least in part, exactly right. Let us begin by understanding some background. There is this thing called the Internet, and it is kind of a big deal. Most Americans have Internet delivered to their homes in little packets of data ...

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Gov. Walker’s qualifications

Recently, Howard Dean, former candidate for president and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, offered his thoughts about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker not being a college graduate.

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On the topic of global warming

While I applaud Mr. Sowell’s efforts to have the issue of global warming under discussion (“Stormy weather and politics,” West Newsmagazine, Feb. 11), I find it interesting that he neglects the main issue behind global warming.

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