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1999 Stories by Safir Ahmed

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  • The Merchant of Venice

    published September 1, 1999

    In the nine decades since its completion in 1910, the McKinley Bridge has had its share of unusual events. Hundreds of yellowed and frayed... More >>


    published August 4, 1999

    If you've ever wondered about the wisdom behind that old saw "Better late than never," perhaps you should ask Ellen Reasonover. A... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published May 19, 1999

    BOEING, BOEING, GONE: When the St. Louis area's second-largest private employer is facing a business deal in which 5,000 local jobs are at stake,... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published April 14, 1999

    ALL THE PRESIDENT-WANNABE'S MEN: The public-relations variation of the light-bulb joke goes this way: "How many PR people does it take to screw in... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published March 10, 1999

    This week, we begin this column reporting tidbits that don't deserve a full-fledged story treatment. We plan to report weekly on a variety of... More >>

  • News Real

    published February 17, 1999

    ALL POLITICS IS NOT LOCAL: It's enough to make one ask: Who the hell is Steve Ehlmann, and what does he have against St. Louis? The first part is... More >>

  • News Real

    published January 20, 1999

    MAPLE-LEAF MOO: Unlike the U.S., Health Canada listens to its animal-health experts. The Jan. 14 Toronto Globe & Mail said regulators decided not... More >>

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