Week of December 27, 2007
Harriett Woods died last night at her home in University City. She was 79 and for the past year had battled leukemia. I didn't know Woods all that well. Her kids were older than I was. (I mostly remember Pete, a football hero at U. City High, then at Mizzou -- and a fourth-round NFL draft pick.) Bu ... More >>
In less than four years, Grant Williams has turned a weak union local into one of Missouri's most potent political forces. So why's he placing all his bets on One-Term Bob?
Nobody's ever voted for Joyce Aboussie, but the congressman, the governor, the mayor and the county executive don't do anything political without her.
May 12-19, 1999