Old enough to serve?

A proposal by the O’Fallon Mayor's Youth Advisory Council to place an item on the April ballot to amend the city charter to allow 18-year-olds to serve in public office recently went before the City Council.

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Thomas Sowell – Random Thoughts

Thomas Sowell

Who says President Obama doesn't promote bipartisanship? His complicity in Iran's moving toward nuclear bombs has alarmed some top Senate Democrats enough to get them to join Republicans in opposition to the Obama administration's potentially suicidal foreign policy.

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Red-hot Francis Howell starts fast, blazes to 11th straight victory

    Francis Howell swingman Sam Hefner and his Viking teammates were grumpy and embarrassed after suffering a 17-point loss at the hands of Duchesne in the MICDS Holiday Tournament back on Dec. 23. That setback forced the Vikings to take a good hard look at themselves in the mirror and do some soul-searching during a players meeting where opinions were not sugar-coated. “We had a tough loss and we knew we were better that what we played, so we recommitted as a team to go out and practice, play hard, go all-out and give everything we have,” said Hefner. ...

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To build or not to build

Lake Saint Louis

Amid concerns of flooding, runoff and the destruction of the area's natural setting, Lake Saint Louis officials have delayed a decision on a rezoning that would allow 20 new single-family homes near Peruque Creek.

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