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Church and State:
By Reverend Wally M. Shearburn
Stand in the Place Where You Live
Pack up and head west, with some other congregations? It might've been the safe bet ... but it wasn't St. John's way. >>

By Matt Shea
Tubalo and the Playground Pecking Order
You could tell a lot about a kid at St. Roch's by how he conducted himself during rounds of the schoolyard-invented game >>

By Russ Mitchell
Rediscovering St. Louis
Having left town in part to escape St. Louis' backwards thinking, the CBS news reporter recently found a second look was in order >>

By Dominic Schaeffer
LaClede Town: Impressions of a Native Son
A utopian community where all races and walks of life live in harmony? It may not be in our future, but it happened in our past. >>

From the Source:
By Marijean Jaggers
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Marijean entertains world leaders and St. Louis notables, in the dining room of her fantasies >>

It's All Happening:
By Thomas Crone, Amanda E. Doyle and Brian H. Marston
October on the Move
It's getting cold in herrre — all the more reason to keep busy and warm! >>

Young Minds:
By Mike Jochum
Takin' It to the Streets
Youth in Need serves, well, youth in need — including runaways and homeless kids who come into its Street Outreach Program >>

The Ordinary Eye:
By Toby Weiss
The Crappy Digital
Dr. Digital, or How I Learned to Stop Moaning and Pining Away for a Film Camera >>

By Neal Falgoust and Kendra Kinnison
Corpus Christi: The Crown Jewel at a Crossroads
A desolate downtown, potential demolition of historic buildings, fights about appropriate development? Not just in St. Louis >>

Sights and Sounds:
By Thomas Crone
I Went to the Comic Show and All I Got Was This Lousy Column
Our reporter goes to STL ComiCon 03 and finds good work and utter confusion >>

Media Shoegaze:
By Thomas Crone
Sports Plus ... What?
St. Louis broadcasters' many allegiances often blur the line between journalism and commercial pitching >>

A Day's Work:
By Kristen Naiman
A Life in Junk
Time simultaneously stands still and marches by — under the watchful eyes of septuagenarian sisters — at Nick Nacks and More >>

From the Editor:
By Brian H. Marston
It's Actually Working!
Catching glimpses of a better St. Louis at The Commonspace >>


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