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Tishaura Jones elected St. Louis’ first Black female mayor

April 15, 2021

Tishaura Jones on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, was elected mayor of St. Louis and will become the city’s first Black woman to hold that office after running on a progressive platform and a promise to reform and revitalize the city. Jones, the city’s treasurer, beat Alderwoman Cara Spencer by 2,280 votes, according to the final… [Read More]

MPS-led robotics team heading to world championship after competing against 52 others, winning chairman’s award

April 28, 2013

A robotics team led by Milwaukee Public Schools students is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis starting Wednesday, April 17, 2013 after competing against 52 other teams to win the prestigious Chairman’s Award at the Midwest Regional in Chicago. MPS-led “Team 1675″ is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championship after… [Read More]