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Amendment 1: A major decision for Missouri voters

Missouri State Capitol

According to proponents of the measure, the proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution will bring needed ethics reforms in the state legislature and a change in how legislative districts are drawn after every U.S. census. On the other hand, those opposing the proposal, say, among other things, that it’s “a Trojan horse” with measures that sound good but really are meant to disguise an attempt to hijack the legislative redistricting process.

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Fort Zumwalt East’s Watson wants wins, not individual numbers this season for Lions

The only numbers Fort Zumwalt East senior Ben Watson cares about this fall is wins. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound quarterback and defensive back owns several school records, putting up big numbers offensively for the Lions as a junior. He also set some school records. “For myself, I would say I don’t care what I do this fall as far as statistics go,” Watson said. “I read somewhere that a freshman wants playing time, a sophomore gets playing time, a junior wants colleges to notice and a senior wants to win football games. “I want our team to go above and beyond to ...

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UPS seeks to hire 900 seasonal employees

UPS has announced that it expects to hire more than 900 seasonal employees in the St. Louis area to support the anticipated increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2019.

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