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Three weeks have come and gone and every week I sit in front of the television waiting for the Rams to put a check mark in the win column. Even though it’s pre-season, it hasn’t happened,
By Tom Anselm
Well, folks, you may have seen the recent front-page story and negative bold headline about North County’s housing problems that ran in the Sunday, Aug. 18th edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. If you haven’t, you might want to go to the archives to read it for yourselves. I was very unhappy with the tone and tenor of the story, especially since the reporter painted the whole of our region with the same negative brush at first, only later in the story offering a disclaimer of sorts that “North County is a big place, and can’t be painted with just one brush”—after doing just that.
How about nearly 60,000 people showing up for a soccer game on a Saturday afternoon in St. Louis after just a few weeks ago nearly 50,000 showing up for an outdoor game. I think St. Louis may be back to being the soccer capital of the United States. I have been saying this for years but St. Louis deserves an MLS team.
By Tom Anselm
Hazelwood, F-F Receive 27. 5% of RG, Normandy Students
As of today, the school districts involved in the controversial school transfer effort are either already in session or are just starting. It has been a crazy ride for parents, kids and administrators after getting notice nearly five weeks ago of the state Supreme Court order allowing students to transfer out of failing districts.
School Transfer or Not? That is the Question
Back in the early 1980s, school boards and administrators and lawmakers thought they had the answer to failing schools and underachieving students. They concluded that sending students in bad schools to more affluent school districts would save these children and solve the problems associated with decades of poor public policy and educational mismanagement.
I’ve Said it in the Past, But
Rams Looking Really
Good This Training Camp
Every year at about this time, I always say that the Rams are looking really good but this year I really mean it. If you look at the rookies that this team has brought in, they’re far ahead of years past.« Previous Entries Next Entries »