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Voters’ rights apply to CID elections

When the legislative session begins in January, lawmakers may want to fix the state law that allows property owners to set up community improvement districts.

Senior U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber declared part of that law unconstitutional this week because it imposes fewer restrictions on a certain class of voters - those who own property in the community improvement district but don't live there. The case before Webber involved the Robinwood West Community Improvement District (subdivision pictured), which is in west St. Louis County.

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Judge applies voter qualifications to CIDs

When the legislative session begins in January, lawmakers may want to fix the state law that allows property owners to set up community improvement districts. Senior U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber declared part of that law unconstitutional this week ...

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Judge declares medical bills statute unconstitutional

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story misspelled Spencer Farris’ last name. Below is the correct version. The medical bills statute of the 2005 tort reform law is unconstitutional, a St. Louis County judge said this morning as he granted ...

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City says never on Sunday

An adult novelty store in Crystal City has filed a petition seeking an injunction and declaratory judgment after city officials suspended its business license for 30 days. James Dalton (left) signs a petition on Monday at the Pure Pleasure Megacenter in Crystal City as sales clerk Debbie Browning rings up his purchases. The petition is for patrons of the store to show their support for keeping the adult novelty store open on Sundays. The business has sued Crystal City over an ordinance that restricts them from being open on Sundays.

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State must allow “Choose Life” license plates

Eighth Circuit finds approval process to be unconstitutional 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Constitutional First Amendment – Specialty License Plates – Viewpoint Discrimination Where an anti-abortion group whose application for Missouri specialty license plates was rejected by the state ...

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