Concert halls to YouTube: Troy student sings across metro-east

Olivia Gregory’s soprano voice earned her a place in the St. Louis Children’s Choir, a professional group that has performed on national and international tours. That means that after a full day of school, Olivia has attended “music school outside of school,” as much as five hours a week and more during performance weeks for the past three years.

Belleville needs to get its housing in order

Belleville’s City Council members seemed oblivious that a full, $60 housing inspection was being conducted on newlyweds. Tenants of the Rob Nora Apartments were oblivious city inspectors found hazards 8 months ago. City’s priorities need inspection.

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Jaye tries: super go-karts

These supercharged machines at Gateway Kartplex in Madison are not your mom's go-karts
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Jaye tries: super go-karts 3:05

Jaye tries: super go-karts

Belleville storm debris cleanup continues 1:42

Belleville storm debris cleanup continues

Olivia Gregory sings 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow,' plays Ukulele 2:03

Olivia Gregory sings 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow,' plays Ukulele

Jaye tries: Go-kart speed racing 3:34

Jaye tries: Go-kart speed racing