Surprise performance

Residents attending the O’Fallon City Council meeting on Feb. 26 were treated to a brief burst of drama – from O’Fallon TheatreWorks actors performing scenes from an upcoming play.

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Editorial: Random thoughts

Is cruelty really necessary in politics? In the days following State Auditor Tom Schweich’s suicide, the prevailing message was that he was deeply troubled by anti-Semitic remarks directed toward his family in a whispering campaign – nothing public, just whispered rumors – and a radio commercial that compared him to a certain fictional deputy. Sticks and stones. But is it really necessary?

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St. Peters drivers take note

Due to construction work at the entrance of a new business, Executive Centre Parkway just east of St. Peters Centre Boulevard will be closed intermittently on Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6. This same area of Executive Centre Parkway also will experience some lane closures between Monday and Thursday, March 9-12.

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Overlooked Francis Howell North ends historic run with win over Fox to claim Wickenheiser Cup Title

  There was little fanfare or buzz about the Francis Howell North hockey club for most of the 2014-15 season. The Knights entered the playoffs as a lowly 12 seed after an up and down regular season that went 9-8-4 and were not expected to contend for the Wickenheiser Cup Championship. After battling past Lutheran South and Timberland in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the playoffs, Howell North completed their season on the edge with a 3-1 win over Fox in the Wickenheiser Cup Championship game at Scottrade Center Tuesday (Mar. 3). The championship was the first ever for ...

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Thomas Sowell – The Honesty Gap

Thomas Sowell

There may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that Hillary Clinton, who has made big noises about a "pay gap" between women and men, paid the women on her Senate staff just 72 percent of what she paid the men. The Obama White House staff likewise has a pay gap between women and men, as of course does the economy as a whole.

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