Week in Review: Coldwater Creek News, NoCo Landfill Lawsuit and Ferguson-Florissant Budget Cuts

We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on Florissant and Hazelwood Patch sites.

Too busy last week to stay up to date on all the news happening in and around Florissant and Hazelwood? Not to worry. Patch has your back.

In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from Florissant and Hazelwood Patch sites over the last few days:

Missouri Looks at Lawsuit Against Bridgeton Landfill: Missouri Department of Natural Resources asks the attorney general's office to check into the controversial landfill.

Report: Coldwater Creek Not Linked to North St. Louis County Cancers: The state health department has been studying the incidence and death rates of cancer in North County zip codes adjacent to the creek. They say increased risk of cancer from nuclear contamination is unlikely.

Hazelwood West High School's Robotics Team Heads to the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship: The competition is in late April at the Edward Jones Dome.

5 Proposed Budget Cuts for Ferguson-Florissant School District: We're looking closely at five budget items proposed as a part of the budget cuts for the 2013-2014 school year.

: The City of Hazelwood agreed to continue servicing the business located near Hazelwood for $120,000; twice last year's contract.

Ferguson-Florissant Board Candidates State Their Case: With Election Day just days away, each candidate gives their reasons for running and being elected.

: Former State Sen. John Loudon and his wife Gina are apparently set to be featured in the ABC network reality show next week. Loudon used to represent the City of Hazelwood.

Howard Nimmons Named 2013 Business Person of the Year: The owner of Nimmons Wealth Management will be honored April 12.

McClellan was scratched from a scheduled appearance against Seattle on Sunday, but plans to stick it out as a Ranger.

City of Florissant's Website Moves Closer to Redesign: The Council approved a motion last night to accept a bid from eGov for citizen request software and a redesigned website.

: The 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq began 10 years ago this week — on March 19, 2003 — and although officially "over," fighting continues with discouraging persistence.


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