Missouri Opinion Spotlight

POLL: Do You Enjoy Williams'S Plays?

The phrase en avant, translating to “forward” was a great favorite of the playwright Tennessee Williams. And so it’s a fitting title for the fifth annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, which is moving forward creatively despite the pandemic. This year it will be presented COVID-safe and mercifully Zoom-free—over the radio.
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POLL: Have You Been Tested For Covid-19?

Other viruses, such as Zika and herpes simplex, replicate in corneal tissue. New findings from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggest the eye’s cornea can resist infection from the novel coronavirus. Although the herpes simplex virus can infect the cornea and spread to other parts of the body in patients with compromised immune systems, and Zika virus has been found in tears and corneal tissue, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, does not appear to replicate in the human cornea.
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POLL: Do You Agree With Page?

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo- Sam Page, thrust into the St. Louis County Executive’s office following the Stenger pay-to-play corruption scandal in 2018, has won the race to fill out the remainder of a four- year term. Page won a four-way contest against Republican Paul Berry III, Libertarian Theo Brown Sr. and Elizabeth Mitchell of the Green Party.

POLL: Do You Think The Chiefs Will Make It To The Super Bowl Again This Year?

Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, the Jets got their first experience playing against Patrick Mahomes. Football players would always say they want to compete against the best, but the Green & White probably wouldn't mind not seeing the Kansas City wunderkind QB for a few years after he fired five touchdown passes to four different receivers with an average distance of 27.2 yards each.

POLL: Do You Agree With The Amendment?

Two years ago, when the Clean Missouri campaign asked Missouri voters if they wanted an overhaul of the state’s legislative redistricting system, plus some new limits on campaign finance and lobbyist gifts, the answer was a clear yes. A strong majority voted in favor of Amendment 1 on Nov. 6, 2018, and proponents of the amendment hailed its passage as a victory for political accountability.

POLL: Do You Think The Covid-19 Situation In St. Louis Will Continue To Get Worse?

The region’s hospitals could soon be overwhelmed with patients as more people are admitted with the coronavirus, health officials said Monday. An average of 342 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases are in hospitals in the region’s four largest health care systems each day, and nearly 50 people with the virus are being admitted daily, said Dr. Alex Garza, head of the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force, which represents the region’s largest hospital systems.

POLL: Do You Think Wagner Will Win Reelection?

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Candidates in one of the nation’s most closely watched congressional races used a joint virtual forum appearance Monday to push back against attack ads in the bitterly fought campaign. The St. Louis Regional Chamber hosted the Missouri 2nd Congressional District forum on Zoom. The format did...

POLL: Do You Think The Golden Knights Will Win The Stanley Cup Next Season?

( — The captain of the Blues is a Blue no longer. Alex Pietrangelo officially became an unrestricted free agent last Friday morning, but that didn't mean the Blues were out of the running to bring the star defenseman back into the fold on a long-term contract. Hope existed among the fan base that General Manager Doug Armstrong would find a way to keep the captain in town.

POLL: Do You Agree With Parson'S Bill?

ST. LOUIS — Gov. Mike Parson ceremonially signed copies of a bill allowing people living outside city limits to be hired as city police officers, firefighters and first responders at the St. Louis Police Officers Association headquarters on Thursday. “You can’t operate a police department like St. Louis and expect...

POLL: Do You Think The Activists' Demands Will Be Met?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Activists outraged after a Kansas City police officer knelt on the back of a pregnant woman during an arrest are camping outside city hall and plan to stay until the officer and the police chief are fired. They also want the city to redirect 50% of the police department’s budget toward social service groups. The unusual protest entered its fifth day Tuesday and those gathered on the city hall grounds say they are determined to stay. Mayor Quinton Lucas says city officials currently have no plans to evict the demonstrators. The city council is scheduled to discuss the situation at a meeting on Thursday.