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County Reaction to Coldwater Creek Report

County Health Dept. Seeks More Study

Of Heath/Cancer Rates-Coldwater Creek

 

The Saint Louis County Department of Health is calling for more study of health problems in and around Coldwater Creek – not just cancer rates, but the entire range of health problems that can be associated with exposure to radiation.

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Ferguson Street Fest cancelled this weekend.

Ferguson’s Annual StreetFest scheduled for Sept. 26 & 27 at Victorian Plaza has been cancelled due to the unrest Tuesday night in which one business was vandalized  and three protesters were arrested. The Independent News went to press today before we got word  that StreetFest has been cancelled and thus a page promoted the event is in Thursday, Sept., 25th edition

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Reinvest North County Fund Gives Grants to Area School Districts, Ferguson Businesses

The Reinvest North County Fund has begun distributing grants. The fund was started by North County Incorporate (NCI), a regional development association, with the St. Louis Regional Business Council (RBC) to help businesses and school districts affected by recent events in Ferguson.

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Ferguson’s Annual StreetFest is Sept. 26 & 27 at Victorian Plaza

The annual Ferguson StreetFest is held the last weekend of every September in downtown Ferguson’s Victorian Plaza, 20 S. Florissant Rd.  This year, the festival grounds will be open from 4 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 and noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Food Drive to add Ferguson Pantries continues

Citizens joining together to help those in our community who are in need!                                                              

Operation Food Search along with the I Love Ferguson groups joint efforts are continuing to collect sundry/ personal hygiene for distribution to local Ferguson food pantries to benefit residents in need.

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State Releases School District Testing Results

 

 

F-F District Remains Fully Accredited

But State Assessment Scores Decline

     Board and District officials taking action

Results from the 2014 Missouri Annual Performance Report (APR) for the Ferguson-Florissant School District released Aug. 29 show a decline in the district’s overall score, despite gains in some areas. Ferguson-Florissant received 92 points out of a possible 140 points on the state’s annual assessment, or 65.7 percent.

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