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By James V. Shuls on Oct 21, 2015

Attention opponents of Common Core in Missouri: We won. You petitioned the state legislature and were successful in gaining the passage of HB 1490, a bill that established work groups to write new lea

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By Michael Rathbone on Oct 21, 2015

The fact that Edmundson (a small town in North Saint Louis County) doesn’t levy a property tax on residential property might be compensation to its residents

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By Michael Q. McShane on Oct 20, 2015

College affordability may prove to be one of, if not the, defining education issue of the 2016 election cycle. More and more jobs require a college degree, more and more students are going to college, and the cost is creeping higher and higher.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 20, 2015

Proponents of a new downtown convention hotel are asking taxpayers to throw all of modern economic theory out the window—as well as the recent history of convention business in Kansas City and around the country—in favor of a "build it and they will come" Hollywood fantasy.

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By Brittany Wagner on Oct 20, 2015

A public school rezoning issue is unfolding in New York City.

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By John Wright on Oct 19, 2015

Underlying the American Federation of Government Employee’s (AFGE) claims that their members deserve higher salaries and more lavish benefits is the assumption that private sector workers are better compensated than government workers.

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By Michael Rathbone on Oct 19, 2015

The silver lining in this recent report regarding the continued underperformance of the IBM call center in Columbia is that taxpayers could have l

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By Michael Q. McShane on Oct 16, 2015

The Citizens of the World charter school, slated to open next school year in Kansas City, is generating interest in education circles.

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By Joseph Miller on Oct 16, 2015

For many years, the small north Saint Louis County municipality of Charlack (population 1,366), has relied heavily on traffic fines to run its city government. The micro-city has used its position along busy Interstate 170 to pull in millions of dollars in traffic fines over the years.

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By Joseph Miller on Oct 16, 2015

As we’ve discussed many times before, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) faces a serious budget shortfall in the next few years.

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