Mini Poll 12.18.14

2014 St. Louis Person of the Year: The Final Five


2014 has been an important year for St. Louis. It has been a year of growth and growing pains, progress and push backs. Much of what we will remember from the year was documented by local media, using a variety of platforms.

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Every year, MayorSlay.com ventures into the sharky waters of public opinion and asks its readers to pick a Person of the Year.

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Notice of these weekly polls is sent to thousands of you each week – and hundreds of you spend a few minutes filling them out. Some of you have done this for years; others are relative newcomers. MayorSlay.com appreciates your participation.

11.19.14
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Each week, thousands of you get an email from MayorSlay.com. Hundreds of you read and answer a short poll linked in it.

Men do it more than women do: quote lines to people from their favorite movies. Why is that?

10.23.14
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News that the Statue of Liberty is dressing up for Halloween will likely confuse people who remember the holiday as a chance for small children to walk up their own blocks in costumes and be “frightened” by the porch decorations.

Crime is down. Prison populations are up.

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St. Louis is a city of historic neighborhoods, and these historic neighborhoods are full of historic buildings.

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This week, the East-West Gateway Council of Governments released a report on racial disparity, titled "Where We Stand." The findings were troubling: Compared to many other Metropolitan Statistical Areas, the St.

09.18.14
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There are 79 official neighborhoods in the City of St. Louis. They range in appearance and texture from “gritty, industrial” to “manicured, sub-divisional.” They are loud and quiet; compact and extended. Some neighborhoods

09.11.14
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Every day, we make thousands of decisions.(According to researchers at Cornell University, we average 226.7 decisions a day just about food.)

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