Smoking ban

Those against a smoking ban often resort to either negative name labels to describe non-smokers – “weak, thought-challenged, do-gooders” or society’s default response, “It’s my right.”

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Regarding right to work

So, when some of our elected representatives express interest in re-introducing similar legislation in the future, they do so knowing that a far larger number of Missourians supported their positions [including right-to-work] in an election where the overwhelming majority of eligible voters actually participated.

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HHW collection season ends at Recycle Works Central Sept. 29

Household hazardous waste materials

The collection of household hazardous waste materials at Recycle Works Central concludes each year at the end of September. To recognize the end of the season, the division will host a special collection from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Recycle Works Central location only.

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Time for a new roof?

Roofing

Is it time for a new roof? Unless a homeowner is seeing signs of water damage inside the home, the roof often is one of the most forgotten pieces of the home's structure. That's good – and bad.

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Random Thoughts: A community conversation with Kathy Lawton Brown

Kathy Lawton Brown in studio

This week, West Newsmagazine talks with Kathy Lawton Brown, one of the hosts of St. Louis’ only classical radio station – Radio Arts Foundation 107.3 FM. Lawton Brown also is a professional singer who is the principal contralto with the St. Louis-based baroque ensemble, The American Kantorei.

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