St. Louis Post-Dispatch took a look at a state report which found that radioactive waste at the Weldon Spring site was not causing residents of St. Charles County to have a higher risk of leukemia. Some have questioned why the report didn't break down the rates of cancer by zip code.
Blogger Bob McCarty raised some questions about this report in a post on Jan. 23. Check out his thoughts here.
Now onto news from the neighborhood:
- March Madness is coming to the St. Charles region. The 2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Championship will take place in St. Charles March 8-11, 2012 at the Family Arena. Tickets start at $9, click here to buy them.
- St. Charles Suburban Journals posted a photo from the Fife and Drum Corps parade down Main Street Saturday.
- Check out what movies your neighbors are watching. You can sort the top most rented movies from Redbox by zip code. Last week, the most-rented movie was Drive, followed by Contagion, Reel Steel, Moneyball and 50/50. You can find a Redbox at Walgreens on Elm St., Walgreens on South Fifth Street, Circle K, Mid-Town IGA, McDonald's, Walmart, Schnucks, Dierbergs.
- We're still looking for people who might be interested in writing about politics for St. Charles Patch. Shoot an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.