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   Budding movie stars in the Gateway City area could soon get their big break.  A casting call has been issued for experienced and non-experienced actors in the St. Louis area.  The movie "Cronies" focuses on a day in the life of a 22 year old man living in St. Louis, according to a release.  There are roles for men, women,  and children.   

   The film is partially funded through grants from the Spike Lee Production Fund and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.  

   More information about the film, the roles and auditioning can be found at CroniesTheMovie.com

Analysis: Fees would rise under MO legislation

Monday, 10 June 2013 03:33 Published in Local News

   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri's Republican-led Legislature put a priority on cutting taxes this year. But the same lawmakers who passed a $700 million income tax cut also approved numerous little-known fee increases.

   One of those measures could increase fees on driver's licenses and vehicle registrations, costing Missourians almost $22 million annually.

   Another bill would impose fees on mailed-in speeding traffic tickets, affecting an estimated 170,000 cases annually.

   Missourians could pay more to get copies of their own medical records or court transcripts. Businesses could get charged more for certain Agriculture Department services. And court fees could rise in some places.

   Although fees and taxes both take money from people, many Republican lawmakers have drawn a philosophical distinction. They say taxes are applied generally, and fees are charged only for specific services.

 

   Budding movie stars in the Gateway City area could soon get their big break.  A casting call has been issued for experienced and non-experienced actors in the St. Louis area.  The movie "Cronies" focuses on a day in the life of a 22 year old man living in St. Louis, according to a release.  There are roles for men, women,  and children.   

   The film is partially funded through grants from the Spike Lee Production Fund and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.  

   More information about the film, the roles and auditioning can be found at CroniesTheMovie.com

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