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Armed Robbery At Shrewsbury Beauty Supply Store

Shrewsbury police report that an armed man robbed Sally Beauty Supply at about 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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Recent Features From The Times & Word Newspapers

Dr. Bronner's Legacy Of Giving

Some enterprises judge success by the bottom line but Eric Bronner knows that, when it comes to his grandfather's soap-making operation, the important profits aren't found on any ledger sheet.

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Crestwood Fire Chief David Oliveri To Resign Oct. 31 After 30 Years Of Service To The City

Crestwood Fire Chief David Oliveri walked through Crestwood City Hall doors as a certified paramedic/firefighter when he was 21 years old. He grew into a leader over the past three decades, all within the Crestwood Fire Department.

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Metro South Reliability Project

A larger than anticipated number of South St. Louis County residents showed up at Affton White-Rodgers Community Center Oct. 10 to learn if their properties might be disrupted by a $30 million project to upgrade an electric transmission line in their neighborhood.

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More Community News

Webster Groves Gives Nod To Regions Bank At Former Gerber Chapel Location

A Regions Bank and a one-story retail commercial building will soon be operating at the former Gerber Chapel funeral home site at 23 W. Lockwood and 16 W. Moody avenues in Old Webster.

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Honey Pit Requests Carryout Window

Most voyagers through life know that a good day can come in disguise. That's how Oct. 6 looked for Shane Mihaljevic, proprietor of the Honey Pit Smokehouse restaurant at South Kirkwood Road and Big Bend Boulevard.

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No Decision On Village Bar & Distillery

A request by The Village Bar for a zoning change to allow for micro-distilleries and micro-breweries has been sent back to a subcommittee for further review by the Des Peres Planning and Zoning Commission.

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Community Spotlight

Annual CWE Halloween Street Party Is Oct. 27

The Central West End North Community Improvement District will host its annual Halloween street party in the Central West End at the intersection of Maryland and Euclid on Saturday, Oct. 27.

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Non-Scary Boo At The Zoo Runs Through Oct. 30

Boo at the Zoo Nights, a non-scary Halloween experience, runs through Oct. 30, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Saint Louis Zoo in Forest Park.

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In Memory Of Sears

In acknowledgment of Sears filing Chapter 11, I want to take the opportunity today to express my sincere gratitude for the Sears catalog (Fall, Spring AND Christmas Wish Book editions) and the lasting influence it has had on my life.

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Polarized: We're All Tribal Now

We are a house divided. We've split into different tribes. Division by politics is the most obvious split, but we've also been increasingly separated by gender, by gentrification and by generation.

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Slow Cloth

Edmund Cartwright invented the power loom in 1780, and by 1880 there were over 250,000 steam-powered looms across Great Britain pumping out gloves, pants, jackets.

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Local Election Coverage

Zoo Sales Tax Increase On St. Louis County Ballot

St. Louis County voters going to the polls on Nov. 6 will be met by a dizzying array of candidates, amendments and propositions. Among ballot choices to be made is the fate of Proposition Z,

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Letters Endorsing Candidates Online

With a primary election on Aug. 7 and a general election on Nov. 6, the Webster-Kirkwood Times anticipates more candidate endorsement letters than can be published in the print edition.

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Pair Of Key State Rep. Races In South County

Two candidates squaring off for the 96th District House seat - incumbent David Gregory, R-Sunset Hills, and Erica Hoffman, D-Fenton - agree that health care costs are a major concern with district voters.

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Times Sports

St. John Vianney Boys Soccer Team Falls To CBC 2-1

All in all, St. John Vianney soccer Coach Brian Haddock's 42nd birthday wasn't so bad.

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Vianney Tops St. Mary's 77-31

The St. John Vianney varsity football team faced St. Mary's on Oct. 12 and came away with a 77-31 victory. At halftime, the Golden Griffins (6-2) led 56-31.

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"Wednesday Night Lights" Unified Flag Football

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, over 300 Kirkwood School District students participated in the third annual Wednesday Night Lights unified flag football event.

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