Thomas Sowell – Stormy Weather and Politics

Thomas Sowell

It was refreshing to see meteorologists apologize for their dire — and wrong — predictions of an unprecedented snow storm that they had said would devastate the northeast. It was a big storm, but the northeast has seen lots of big snow storms before and will probably see lots of big snow storms again. That's called winter.

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Business: Honoring Veterans

Cuivre River Electric recently awarded $5,000 to Veterans Coffee Talk of Troy in the form of a grant to help transport local veterans on their Honor Flight journey to Washington, D.C. Nine veterans were on the most recent flight, and an additional seven local veterans will have their flights funded this spring by the grant.

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Help in emergencies

The St. Charles County Department of Community Health and the Environment hosts an open house at 6 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 5 to introduce to St. Charles County Medical Reserve Corps.

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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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