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Irene Smith

  • News

    August 18, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Awarding Paul McKee Tax Credits Doesn't Violate MO Constitution, Judge Rules

    Photo by Jennifer SilverbergDeveloper Paul McKee's tax credits are safe - for now.‚ÄčThe final judgment against anti-Paul-McKee crusaders Barb Manzara and Keith Marquard, at least at the level of Missouri's 19th circuit, is pretty brutal.Last October, the pair filed a suit in Cole County challenging ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Mayor Slays Competition

    The results are in, and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday's primary election. The incumbent captured 61.57 percent of the vote (or 19,350 votes.) His challengers, Irene Smith and Denise Coleman garnered 31.92 percent and 6.51 percent of the vote, respectively. Slay n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Think St. Louis Politics is Lively? Check out Belleville.

    Not sure how I missed this story when first reported in the Belleville News-Democrat. Kent McCoy, a candidate for the Belleville's Board of Alderman, withdrew his name from the ballot last month after neighbors complained that he fired a shotgun at a dog in his yard. And why was the canine on McCoy' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    What If You Threw an Election and No One Showed Up?

    Mayor Francis Slay may be asking himself that question today. I swung by my voting station -- Roe Elementary School in Dogtown -- around 11:30 this morning. Just 82 people in the precinct had bothered to show up before me. The polling place was darn near empty during the five minutes I was there. In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Mayoral Candidate Irene Smith Admits She "Alleviated" Herself in Trash Can

    Note: This post was updated below.Don't expect Irene Smith to unleash the English Language police if elected mayor of St. Louis this coming March. At least not after she dropped -- and repeated -- a glaring malapropism during an interview this morning with McGraw Milhaven on KTRS (550 AM). You might ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2005

    Slay Bells Ring

    Are you listening? The RFT goes stumping with Francis.

  • News

    April 16, 2003

    Overexposed

    Magazine article shines an unwelcome spotlight on St. Louis' civic squabbles; PLUS: Is this any way to announce a party? Let's have some suggestions!

  • News

    November 20, 2002

    Dander Up

    Week of November 20, 2002

  • News

    November 6, 2002

    Tombstone Blues

    Wealthy investors spend millions to resurrect the neighborhood near Bellefontaine Cemetery. They discover that money can't do everything.

  • News

    October 16, 2002

    Safe at Home?

    At the end of a star-crossed season, Cardinal Nation still doesn't know where the Redbirds will roost after they leave Busch

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001
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    September 26, 2001
  • News

    September 12, 2001

    More Than Just Race

    Divided neighborhoods are the likely result of a reworked redistricting bill

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