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Governor Wolf Urges MLB to Keep Minor League Teams in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf sent a letter to Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Robert Manfred and Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem urging them to reconsider a proposal to cut ties with more than 40 Minor League teams throughout the nation. “Pennsylvania is proud of our place in the history of our country and […]

North Carolina Governor Cooper Receives National Recognition for His Results-Based Leadership

Cooper Administration Highlighted by Bipartisan Organization for Commitment to Data and Results in State Budgeting Decisions Raleigh, NC (STL.News) North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper was recognized along with four other governors as a Moneyball for Government All Star for his commitment to results and data-driven processes for managing taxpayer dollars. “In North Carolina, we know […]

Former Arkansas State Senator, Jeremy Hutchinson, Pleads Guilty to Bribery

SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – A former Arkansas state senator pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to accepting multiple bribes in connection with a multi-district investigation spanning the Western District of Missouri and Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas. Jeremy Hutchinson, 45, of Little Rock, Arkansas, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to […]


History of Texas Texas, 28th state of the union, became part of the United States on December 29, 1845.   Prior to that, the first European settlers in Texas were Spanish missionaries, founding San Antonio in 1718.  With openly hostile native populations and relative isolation from other Spanish colonies, the thinly populated Texas remained as such […]

O’Fallon, Missouri

O’Fallon is a city in Missouri along Interstate 70 and Interstate 64 between Lake St. Louis and St. Peters.  It is considered to be part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.  According to the 2010 census, O’Fallon had a population of 79,329, making it the largest municipality in St. Charles County and seventh largest in […]


Geography & Population of Maryland State of Maryland, also known at the Old Line State, is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.  The state borders Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Delaware.  Maryland is 12,407 square miles, which makes it the 42nd largest state in the country.  In fact, Maryland is comparable […]


History of Illinois The U.S. State of Illinois was admitted as the 21st state of the union on December 3rd, 1818.  Not unlike the bordering state of Indiana, Illinois was home to several indigenous tribes of Native Americans for several thousands of years before European contact was made.  Also similar to Indiana, the French were […]


History & Geography of Minnesota Minnesota became the 32nd state on May 11, 1858.  It has a large number of lakes, and is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes.  Minnesota is the 22nd most populous state in the US, with almost 60 percent of its residents living in the twin cities of Minneapolis–Saint Paul.  […]

New York

History and Geography of the State of New York New York (NYS) was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States, and is the fourth most populous state.  NY is geographically diverse, bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south and Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east.  The state also […]

Springfield Cardinals

The Springfield, Missouri-based Springfield Cardinals are a minor league baseball team, owned and operated by the St. Louis Cardinals.  The team, which was nicknamed the Springfield Cardinals in 2005, has also found its home at Hammons Field since that year.  The Springfield Cardinals are of the AA class-level, playing within the North Division of the […]

St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum

Celebrating the city’s prosperous baseball franchise, The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum is located in downtown St. Louis, Missouri.  Established in 2014 within Ballpark Village, the museum has inducted 37 professional players onto its walls.  It honors the players and personnel of the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB), as well […]

Busch Stadium

Also known as “New Busch Stadium” or “Busch Stadium III,” Busch Stadium is a baseball park located within St. Louis, Missouri today.  It’s home to the St. Louis Cardinals, which is the city’s Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise that has a tremendous following in the area.  The stadium can hold 45,529 individuals, and contains 3,706 […]

St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Even the Cardinals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) like a member team of the National League (NL) Central branch.  Busch Stadium has been in their home ballpark since 2006.  With roots among those oldest professional baseball teams in St. Louis, entrepreneur Chris von der Ahe purchased a barn-storming club at […]

St. Louis

History of St. Louis, Missouri with the Most Comprehensive Historical Timeline St. Louis, Missouri (STL) – one of America’s most cherished cities situated along the Mississippi River, St. Louis’ history extends back to its founding in 1764.  Incorporated in 1822, STL is an independent city as well as a major port that was built into […]

What Happened on this Day – December 23

(STL.News) According to the following events occurred on December 23rd: 619 Boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope 962 Byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops storm the city of Aleppo, recovering the tattered tunic of John the Baptist 1482 The Peace of Atrecht (now Arras) concluded between Louis XI […]

Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Three Crime Stoppers Council

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Lauren Day and Greg New and appointed Stephanie Vanskike to the Texas Crime Stoppers Council for terms set to expire on September 1, 2024.  The Council advises the Governor on crime stoppers programs in Texas and certifies local crime stoppers programs in order for them to receive payments of […]

SEC News: G. Jeffrey Boujoukos, Director of the Philadelphia Regional Office

Washington, DC (STL.News) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that G. Jeffrey Boujoukos, the Director of its Philadelphia Regional Office, will leave the agency at the end of the month after nearly 11 years of service. Mr. Boujoukos has served at the helm of the SEC’s Philadelphia office since December 2016, overseeing the agency’s […]