Divide Emerges Over Whether Parson Should Restart Low-Income Housing Tax Credit

Missouri’s low-income housing tax credit is a complicated program that often gets debated in terms of dollars and cents, but for Mary Harris, the incentive that creates housing for the poor, elderly and disabled isn’t some philosophical concept. Harris lives in a townhouse in Pine Lawn. Thanks to a tax credit to developers, she pays significantly less money in rent than for other places she’s lived throughout the St. Louis area. It’s an arrangement that’s had a profound impact on her life.

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Mid-October means one thing: It’s time to talk about Halloween. For a few days, this charming midwestern town turns into a frightening community filled with ghosts and ghouls. OK, it’s not that bad. But we do have some haunted houses and maybe a ghost or two. The world’s first haunted house was the Chamber of Horrors in 19th century London. Marie Tussaud hosted an exhibit of wax sculptures of famous French citizens, like Marie Antoinette – all decapitated. But the person who made haunted...

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Julie Andrews knows she's been lucky.

She's worked hard, yes, but she's also lived long enough to realize that her success was not just the result of that work. It was also borne out of opportunity — and the opportunities that came early in her career changed everything.

Julie Andrews' first film performance was her role in Mary Poppins; her next, The Sound of Music. As it turns out, even a Hollywood icon can feel insecure about her early performances.

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Southeast’s River Campus went back in time with the adaption of “Ain’t Misbehavin’” at Rust Flexible Theatre on Oct. 10 through 13.

The Fats Waller Musical-inspired show takes the audience back to Harlem in the 1920s and ‘30s. It is a tribute to black musicians during the Harlem Renaissance, a time of creativity, ethnic pride and cultural awareness.

Instructor of musical theatre and pianist Joshua Harvey said the Second Stage Series is a show done on a budget, using only a piano, and a way to highlight more students who don’t always get lead parts.

In less than a week, a landmark battle over who bears responsibility for the U.S. opioid crisis will begin in federal court.

The case involves thousands of plaintiffs at virtually every level of government and defendants from every link in the chain of opioid drug production — from major multinational corporations such as Johnson & Johnson and CVS, right down to individual doctors. And on Oct. 21, the first trial is set to kick off before a judge in the Northern District of Ohio.

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President Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton reportedly was trying to caution others about Rudy Giuliani's efforts in Ukraine. Giuliani is Trump's personal attorney.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for its newest class of inductees on Tuesday morning: 16 artists and groups ranging from the late Whitney Houston to German synth pioneers Kraftwerk to rap royalty in the form of the late Notorious B.I.G.

The 2020 nominees also include Dave Matthews Band, Pat Benatar, Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Judas Priest, MC5, Motörhead, Nine Inch Nails, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Todd Rundgren, Soundgarden, T. Rex and Thin Lizzy.

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How Julie Andrews Made Herself At 'Home' In Hollywood

Julie Andrews knows she's been lucky. She's worked hard, yes, but she's also lived long enough to realize that her success was not just the result of that work. It was also borne out of opportunity — and the opportunities that came early in her career changed everything. Julie Andrews' first film performance was her role in Mary Poppins; her next, The Sound of Music. As it turns out, even a Hollywood icon can feel insecure about her early performances. "I do happen upon [my past work] once in...

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