Subject:

Clarence Harmon

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    November 7, 2007
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    February 19, 2003

    Who's Afraid of Anthony Shahid?

    He's a hero to some, a pain to others. Either way, he makes people very nervous.

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    May 29, 2002

    Nowhere Road

    What Slay was willing to give up for the stadium deal that died

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    April 24, 2002

    Dead Man Voting

    St. Louis elections are a national joke. Trouble is, it's not funny anymore.

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001
  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001
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    April 25, 2001

    Certifiably Mad

    Say "Percy Green," and some Hispanic businessmen see red

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    February 21, 2001

    Harmon Agonistes

    You don't need a weatherbird to tell which way the wind is blowing

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    February 21, 2001

    White Fright

    The race for mayor is, once again, all about race

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    February 14, 2001

    Put Up or Shut Up

    Candidates must speak clearly about troubled schools

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    January 31, 2001

    New Kid, Old School

    Francis G. Slay wants to push a troubled city to the future, and he doesn't think "politics" is a dirty word.

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    January 24, 2001

    Ban the Plans!

    A battle cry for the city's next century

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    January 3, 2001

    The New Wisdom of Boz

    A chastened ex-mayor says he's sorry and asks for another chance

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    December 13, 2000

    Changing Captains

    Why refinish the deck when the hull's leaking?

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    December 6, 2000

    Letters

    Week of December 6, 2000

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    November 29, 2000

    The Hotel from Hell

    Meet the worst city project ever. And it's growing every day.

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    November 22, 2000

    The Mayor and Mr. Jones

    Clarence Harmon gears up for his re-election effort without his go-to guy

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    October 25, 2000

    The Big Payback

    With this presidential debate, the highlights didn't come from Bush or Gore

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    October 18, 2000

    Say Goodbye to Busch

    There's a new game in town as the Cardinals square off with the city over how to finance a new stadium

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    October 11, 2000

    Oh, Fecal Matter! Nelly is Naughty.

    Published the week of October 11-17, 2000

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    August 2, 2000

    Wages of the City

    Even if the living-wage proposal passes, don't look for any drastic changes for many St. Louisans eking out a living on minimum pay

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    August 2, 2000

    Is This a Good Omen or a Bad One for G.W. Bush?

    The armadillo, Texas' best-known critter, migrates to Missouri

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    June 28, 2000

    Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

    Despite glowing coverage of local gay events in the Post-Dispatch, bigotry is alive and well

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    April 12, 2000

    The Lead Menace

    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.

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    April 12, 2000
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    April 5, 2000

    Back to the Future

    For many in South St. Louis, replacing the Southtown Famous with a Kmart is just something they can't swallow. And they're letting City Hall know it.

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    March 8, 2000

    So It's Come to This

    Our fair city is overrun by presidential contenders; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles

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    March 1, 2000

    No Deposit, No Return, Just City Trasher-Type Slobs

    Getting a state bottle-and-can-deposit law on the books seems to be a job for country folks; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles

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    February 2, 2000

    NO-SELL HOTEL

    Ex-Mayor Vincent Schoemehl swings a headache ball at the city's convention-center-hotel deal -- and misses

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    January 12, 2000

    JUST THE FACTS, MA'AM

    Jury duty at the Civil Courts Building: same sit, different day; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles

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    December 1, 1999

    AT CITY HALL, THE TIME IS RIGHT TWICE A DAY

    One citizen's crusade to fix what's wrong at Tucker and Market

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    November 10, 1999

    FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

    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

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    November 10, 1999

    THE BIG FIX

    A desperate St. Louis pays top dollar to gamble on a risky convention-center hotel

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    October 20, 1999

    ORPHANED SCHOOLS

    Despite being threatened with loss of accreditation, it's business as usual in St. Louis' beleaguered public schools

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    September 22, 1999

    DON'T STOP — GET STARTED

    Former Aldermanic President Francis Slay lays the blame for his mayoral candidacy at incumbent Clarence Harmon's door

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    September 22, 1999

    FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

    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

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    September 22, 1999
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    September 15, 1999

    THE RACE IS ON ... AND THE WINNER LOSES ALL

    Push is coming to shove in a dispute over Aldermanic President Francis Slay's polling tactics in his bid for mayor

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    July 7, 1999
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    June 9, 1999
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    May 5, 1999
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    April 21, 1999
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    March 31, 1999

    Shooting Back

    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.

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    March 10, 1999
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    March 10, 1999
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    February 10, 1999

    The Rainmaker

    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

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    January 20, 1999
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    December 9, 1998

    The Arena Isn't the Only One Dying

    The city sells a piece of its soul for an office park

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    December 9, 1998

    Barn Razing

    Sparing an angelic intervention or an infusion of cash, the Arena is not long for this world

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    December 9, 1998

    City Limits

    A coalition of St. Louis mayors looking to change the city's charter finds the going rough

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