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 defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, winger Vladimir Tarasenko and goalie Brian Elliot are a part of NHL history after playing in the highest scoring NHL All-Star Game ever. Shattenkirk scored one goal and assisted another as his squad, Team Foligno, fell to Team Toews 17-12 in Columbus yesterday. Tarasenko posted four assists for Team Toews and Brian Elliott was a late replacement for injured Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky.