Peruque Creek area rezoning stalls again

A decision has again been delayed on a rezoning that would allow 20 new single-family homes near Peruque Creek in Lake Saint Louis. The Lake Saint Louis Board of Aldermen on Feb. 2 tabled a rezoning application seeking a change from non-urban zoning to single-family residential on a 19-acre site near where the creek flows into the main lake. The application was submitted by Jeremy Malensky with Dutchman Homes. The change would allow 20 homes with a minimum lot size of 15,000 square feet to be built. Administrator Paul Markworth said the board tabled the bill because of questions about ...

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Letter to the Editor: Obama as CEO

To the Editor: I have felt compelled for a while to write an opinion about the current administration serving the United States. “Serving” might not be the correct word to describe this group. I still find it amazing that a junior senator from Illinois can suddenly be elected to head the most powerful political, economic and military country in the world.

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Thomas Sowell – Measles, Vaccines and Autism

Thomas Sowell

The current controversy over whether parents should be forced to have their children vaccinated for measles is one of the painful signs of our times. Measles was virtually wiped out in the United States, years ago. Why the resurgence of this disease now?

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Thomas Sowell – Obama Versus America

Thomas Sowell

In his recent trip to India, President Obama repeated a long-standing pattern of his — denigrating the United States to foreign audiences. He said that he had been discriminated against because of his skin color in America, a country in which there is, even now, "terrible poverty."

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Shooting at Chuck E. Cheese’s suspect in custody

Deven A. Strauther, age 23, who was wanted as a person of interest in connection with a shooting that took place at the Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant at 2669 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway in St. Charles on Jan. 26, is in police custody.

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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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