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1998 Stories by Melinda Roth

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  • The Last Picture Show

    published December 30, 1998

    It began some time ago, perhaps a quarter-century ago, as a slow, quiet separation -- a drifting-apart that, fueled by the forces of capitalism... More >>

  • News Real

    published December 23, 1998

    MONEY TALKS: Tuesday dawned bright and chilly to the news -- in a copyrighted St. Louis Post-Dispatch story by football writer Jim Thomas -- that... More >>

  • Hotel Tab

    published December 23, 1998

    The boardroom of the St. Louis Development Corp. sits on the 12th floor of a high-rise at 10th and Locust, surrounded by characteristic downtown... More >>

  • Terminal Illness

    published December 16, 1998

    Driving east on Interstate 64 from downtown St. Louis, there's a sudden drop in traffic just past the empty factories and stockyards bordering... More >>

  • Airworthy

    published December 16, 1998

    Lest you think MidAmerica has been a complete waste of taxpayers' dollars, St. Clair County officials would like to point to a few benefits... More >>

  • News Real

    published December 2, 1998

    SLAMMY GLAM: If there's a bigger one-night music-industry event in St. Louis, we'd like to see it. We're talking about the seventh annual... More >>

  • Fertile Ground

    published December 2, 1998

    Because most health-insurance companies in Missouri offer coverage for abortions and sterilizations before contraception, Planned Parenthood hopes... More >>

  • Lost in the Flood

    published November 25, 1998

    If you took $7 billion, ripped it up and flushed it down the drain, you'd pretty closely mimic the actions of the U.S. government when it comes to... More >>

  • Wetlands Construction Permits in Missouri, 1988-96

    published November 25, 1998

    Year: 1988 General Permits: 99 Individual Permits: 136 Permits Denied by Corps: 12 (4.6%) Year: 1989 General... More >>

  • Of Wetlands and Wal-Marts

    published November 25, 1998

    A high-volume hum rumbles and echoes throughout the cavernous, 200,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Supercenter in Festus-Crystal City. It's the audible... More >>

  • News Real

    published November 25, 1998

    THE POLITICIANS'LL EAT IT -- THEY EAT ANYTHING: According to a Nov. 18 article in London's Independent, Monsanto hired Bill Clinton's opinion... More >>

  • Alarm Clock

    published November 25, 1998

    If John Hickey's panic deserves attention, then so does his invitation to dinner. Maybe "panic" is too strong a word. Let's call it "worriment"... More >>

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