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Protesters Want Florissant to End Ban on Pit Bulls

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) – Protesters in the St. Louis suburb of Florissant are questioning the legality of a city ban on pit bulls.

KTVI-TV reports that a group of women demonstrated Monday outside Florissant City Hall, insisting the citywide ban violates state law. 87 more words

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Protesters challenge Florissant ban on pit bulls

FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – A small but determined group of women armed with signs stood outside Florissant City Hall Monday to protest a citywide ban on pit bulls. 209 more words

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Man dies after being struck on Lindbergh Blvd. in Florissant

FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI)- Police are investigating after a man was struck Friday morning in north St. Louis County. The victim, identified as Orlando D. McCollum, 29, later died from his injuries. 112 more words

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Halls Ferry Elementary in Florissant Closed Tuesday Due to Fire

FLORISSANT (KMOX) — Halls Ferry Elementary School in Florissant is closed Tuesday after a kiln overheated in an art closet and caught fire. The fire was contained to that closet but soot and smoke spread to other parts of the building — cleaning and restoration specialists are on scene with district facilities staff. 45 more words

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Florissant Council Considers Sweatshop Ban

FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOX) — St. Louis County’s largest municipality is thinking of putting out a sign that says “no sweatshops allowed.”

Bill 9187, on the agenda for introduction at Monday night’s council meeting, declares that the Florissant city council “abhors sweatshop practices” and says it’s the city’s duty to try and put a stop to them. 158 more words

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A Mother's Legacy

8125 Scudder, the place where my mother grew up, in the house my grandfather built. It may look like a shack to you. I don’t see a shack. 135 more words

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