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Employees work hard to keep accreditation

May 5, 2017

It’s easy to write off the accreditation process as a bunch of bureaucratic red tape, but the stakes are high.  If St. Louis Community College wasn’t accredited, students wouldn’t be able to get financial aid or have their credits transferred to four-year universities. […]

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When police approach: What to say, do

May 5, 2017

Did you know that you should keep your hands on the steering wheel during a traffic stop so a police officer won’t think that you’re reaching for a weapon?  Are you aware that you can say “no” when a police officer asks to search your car because of your Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures? […]

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FLIP SIDE: Rich could solve health care crisis

May 5, 2017

Dear “Doctor” Donald Trump:
You’re trying to eliminate Obamacare and replace it with legislation that would cut coverage to millions. The existing law is the best thing to come along thus far, providing relatively affordable coverage to working people, a goal stated by another Republican president, Richard Nixon, in 1972. […]