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Awards

  • 2006 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published June 30, 2005

    "S#&t Storm"

1999 Stories by Bruce Rushton

Archives: 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • CALL WAITING

    published December 8, 1999

    You've just perfected the dream cellular phone: Talk as much as you want to your friends in Fargo, New York, Los Angeles and all points between... More >>

  • SNAP CALL

    published December 1, 1999

    The barrage of full-page newspaper ads and television commercials didn't help. Nor did the swarm of lobbyists that had buzzed the backrooms of... More >>

  • DRAG NET

    published December 1, 1999

    It seemed like a public service, a matter of convenience, a way to make government more accessible to citizens. And so the St. Louis County... More >>

  • WINGENIOUS

    published November 17, 1999

    Nobody said winning is easy. There are interviews with the National Enquirer and radio stations from coast to coast. You have to stay... More >>

  • GLOBAL VIEW

    published October 27, 1999

    Vince Schoemehl was running for mayor, courting North Side votes with a promise to reopen Homer G. Phillips Hospital, where the city's poor black... More >>

  • ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

    published October 20, 1999

    Perhaps 2,000 people are crowded into J's on the Landing to see hip-hop chart-toppers the Hot Boys. The four members prance the stage, barking out... More >>

  • TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME

    published October 6, 1999

    There hasn't been much solid news about the Cardinals' desire for a new ballpark since the owners made their case to the Greater St.... More >>

  • Jerome Ruffin's Last Run

    published September 15, 1999

    "The primary responsibility of this Department and each of its members is to protect the lives of the citizens we are sworn to serve. It is... More >>

  • Just Say No to Naomi

    published September 1, 1999

    The city's finest are joining in a boycott of supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a convicted cop-killer now on death row in Pennsylvania. Much... More >>

  • LET US BE THE FIRST TO SAY

    published August 18, 1999

    The beating of Gregory Bell by St. Louis police in 1997 prompted a civil lawsuit against the police that was settled out of court last... More >>

  • WHITE NOISE

    published August 11, 1999

    The St. Louis-based Adam's Mark hotel chain has a poor track record when it comes to treatment of African-Americans. Since 1994, federal juries... More >>

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