Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ten Changes to Transform East St. Louis (and the first five are free!) by Andrew Theising

(First of three blogs) 1.  Operate city hall like the businesses the city wants to attract.  It should be open at 8:30 a.m. and should remain fully staffed until 4:30 p.m.  No loitering.  No visitors.  No reading magazines at the … Continue reading

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There Was Also Some Good News by Dr. Mark Abbott

Ever since the 2010 census came out, it seems that Metropolitan St. Louisans have been wringing their hands.  From the Post-Dispatch to virtually every area pundit, the story is the same.  There is nothing but “doom and gloom” in the … Continue reading

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