In its lawsuit, St. Louis is eager to blame the lead industry for making the area one of the most contaminated in the nation. But the city itself is guilty of doing little to prevent the poisoning of thousands of children like "Little Al" Evans.
Entertaining an idea for the St. Louis Blues and the Kiel Opera House; dreaming of an ex-Mayor Harmon; fanning the millennial flames at Channel 4; chanting "We're No. 35! We're No. 35" at the Post-Dispatch
Purple annoyance Barney upstages Mayor Clarence Harmon -- and sounds strikingly similar to KMOX-AM's Randy Karraker; please, we don't need to see McGwire or Sosa strike out; KZJZ- AM snags an award from the National Association of Broadcasters
As gun makers stockpile money for a PR and marketing battle to convince still more citizens to take up arms, besieged cities such as St. Louis aren't taking it lying down. They're returning fire with lawsuits.
Public-relations pro Jeff Rainford helped end a 27-year drought in the St. Louis school-
desegregation case, but he's still bothered by the bucket of cold water Mayor Clarence Harmon threw on the victory celebration