Jim Shrewsbury

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    February 14, 2012

    What Does the 1993 Comptroller's Race Scandal Have to Do With the 2012 Treasurer's Race?

    ‚ÄčSt. Louis feels like a small town sometimes, ripe with recurring names and intertwined narratives.The city's political dynamics tend to showcase this phenomenon very effectively. Latest exhibit: this year's race for city treasurer. For context, let's go to a 1999 Riverfront Times feature story a ... More >>

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    March 8, 2007

    Money Talks

    Six weeks ago incumbent Jim Shrewsbury looked like the favorite to win the race for president of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen -- not least when comparing his campaign finance reports to those of challenger Lewis Reed. As of January 24, Shrewsbury boasted a war chest of $238,824, Reed $205,000. T ... More >>

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    September 26, 2006

    And the Winner Is...

    from The company chosen to install red-light cameras in St. Louis has a familiar name. The City of St. Louis is one step closer to joining the growing number of municipalities in Missouri to install cameras at intersections in order to bust red-light runners. But when motorists ... More >>

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    April 5, 2006

    A Cherry on Top

    VIP motorcades are no big deal -- they're just illegal

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    February 1, 2006

    Red Light, Green Light

    Did the city deliberately tailor the ordinance and bid requirements to favor only one red-light camera company?

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    September 14, 2005

    Open Season

    You donít need a single reason to recall your alderman, especially in north St. Louis

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    June 1, 2005

    Land Grab

    Why does the city undercut would-be developers? Don't ask.

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    February 23, 2005

    Doubting Thomas

    Alderman Tom Bauer's stealth schemes are raising eyebrows

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    December 1, 2004

    Hell No, We Won't Go!

    A south St. Louis neighborhood raises a ruckus over plans to demolish homes for a shopping center

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    October 13, 2004

    Extreme Makeover

    Rollin Stanley is a hotshot city planner -- which begs the question: What the hell is he doing in St. Louis?

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    August 27, 2003


    Could the mayor's uncanny habit of making enemies wreck the charter-reform effort?

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    April 16, 2003


    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!

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    October 9, 2002

    Base Motives

    It's lonely at the top for Talent and Carnahan

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    June 19, 2002

    Terrible Twins

    Nightmare for a rookie mayor -- Schoemehl and Biondi on the prowl with a Big Idea

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    June 5, 2002

    Wonk's Luck

    African-American anger at the Democrats gives Jim Talent an opening

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    May 29, 2002

    Joyce Abusive

    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.

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    May 22, 2002

    House of Cards

    So the Cardinals are taking bids. Good luck.

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    March 27, 2002

    Bud Bank Shot

    King of Beers plays the angles to put money in Krewson's pocket

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    December 12, 2001

    Party Disloyalty

    The 20th Ward delivers for the Democrats, then gets dumped

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    December 5, 2001

    Married to the Job

    Mike Owens gets conflicted reporting on his wife's workplace

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    August 1, 2001

    Peeling the Onion

    Onion Horton says he's everything a white man wants a black man to be

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    August 1, 2001

    Vocal Yokels

    Bosnians give some folks in St. Louis Hills the willies

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    June 27, 2001

    Dear Dubya

    Cardinals owner William DeWitt Jr. catches up with an old friend

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    May 16, 2001

    Black and Blue

    The conflicting versions of the shooting by police of a teenager widen the rift between cops and African-Americans

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    February 28, 2001

    Dead Heat

    Efforts to tie attempted voter fraud to the Bosley campaign haven't stuck

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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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    June 21, 2000

    Not Just Another Pin-up in the Ste. Genevieve County Jail

    KSDK-TV reporter makes picture-perfect appeal to the South Side Rapist

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    April 7, 1999
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    March 10, 1999

    Reconstructing Larry

    City Treasurer Larry Williams used to be known for bounced checks, bad audits and bogus talk. Now he's emerging as the savior of downtown. Who'da thunk it?

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    December 23, 1998
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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