We pride ourselves on St. Louis being a historic city, but let's face it: "Historic" is just a euphemism for "old," which is a just another word for "having lots of problems." Often, lights don't work because of bad wiring, toilets won't flush thanks to corroded pipes, and our kids are poisoned by lead-based paint. And while "Did you eat paint chips as a kid?" might be a humorous retort to a buddy's moronic antics, childhood lead poisoning -- something in which St. Louis ranks high nationally -- can cause serious learning and... More >>>