Help for first-time homebuyers

First-time homebuyers who are purchasing a house, condo or villa in the city of O’Fallon may be eligible for a zero-interest loan of $5,000 toward the downpayment and closing costs if they meet HUD income qualifications and other criteria.

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Teson’s record-setting bucket drives St. Charles past Fort Zumwalt South in double overtime

  Casey Teson ended up with a doubly special night at Fort Zumwalt South and for the host Bulldogs it was a brutally painful finish to an amazing evening of basketball. Teson, the Pirates senior go-to guard plucked a steal near midcourt, and scored off the drive with just 5.6 seconds left to lift St. Charles to a shocking 99-97 upset in double overtime Tuesday night at Fort Zumwalt South Brad Hill Memorial Gymnasium. In a cross division clash of the Gateway Athletic Conference North and Central Division winners, it was the Pirates that ended up having just enough after ...

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Thomas Sowell – Giuliani Versus Obama

Thomas Sowell

The firestorm of denunciation of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack Obama loved America, is in one sense out of all proportion to that remark — especially at a time when there are much bigger issues, including wars raging, terrorist atrocities and a nuclear Iran on the horizon.

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