It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.
What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.
Blues goalie Martin Brodeur is hanging up his skates. The 42-year-old will announce his retirement at a news conference today. Brodeur joined the Blues in December after more than two decades with New Jersey. He'll stay on with the Blues in a management role.