Subject:

John Ashcroft

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    August 25, 2010
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    February 21, 2007
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    December 15, 2004

    Uncomfortably Numb

    Lethal injection looks painless and peaceful. On Missouri's death row, appearances can be deceiving.

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    December 31, 2003

    Know News?

    The year in review: A quiz (For answers, see last page)

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    July 9, 2003

    Demolition Man

    To save St. Louis public schools, Bill Roberti and his band of hired guns plan to blow things up. Who'll pick up the pieces when they're gone?

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    July 2, 2003

    Best Evidence

    George Allen claims police made him confess to rape and murder. Twenty years after Allen was convicted, his last hope hinges on a DNA test.

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    January 29, 2003

    Dumb & Dumber

    If they'd sold drugs on a street corner, punishment would have been swift. Instead, they used the Internet -- and the party lasted for years.

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    January 1, 2003

    Stupid Racist Tricks

    St. Louis' homegrown white-rights leader rises with Lott's fall

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    September 4, 2002

    The Battle of the Paddle

    Loot dreams, pre-teen stars, Russian immigrants and (cough) very old men have the St. Louis table-tennis scene popping off

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    April 17, 2002

    Little Fix

    How a contractor on the hotel project screwed up but got paid extra

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    October 3, 2001

    The Ethics Omission

    Enforcers of Missouri's campaign-finance laws would rather hide than seek.

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    September 13, 2000

    Filthy Riches

    The Ashcroft and Carnahan campaigns profit from money laundered through a new and deliberately confusing fundraising scheme

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    July 19, 2000

    A Twist of Faith

    From her small-town Baptist roots to her run for public office, Jeanette Mott Oxford has relied on her religious convictions to overcome fear and prejudice -- including her own.

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    April 26, 2000

    That Mike Jones Is Good, But He's No Caesar

    Is the deputy mayor's wife beyond reproach, and who started these rumors, anyway?

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    October 13, 1999

    POPE-ASHCROFT HOLY WAR

    Fresh from alienating black voters over the Ronnie White fiasco, will Sen. John Ashcroft take on Catholics in his drive to defeat Senate rival Gov. Mel Carnahan?

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    September 22, 1999

    GREEN ACRES

    How the Page Avenue extension has been good for influential road-builder Fred Weber Inc. -- through construction contracts, profitable land sales and a sweet deal with St. Louis County to expand its golf course

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    June 30, 1999

    Burned

    Ellen Reasonover has served 16 years of a life sentence for murder. But new evidence -- a secret tape and a forgotten memo -- suggests that the prosecution may have committed the real crime.

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    February 17, 1999

    Breaking Down the Wall

    A quiet revolution is taking place as religious groups begin ministering to the poor using government money -- and succeeding where government couldn't. But eternal vigilance may be the real price.

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    December 30, 1998
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    December 16, 1998

    Terminal Illness

    Twenty minutes from downtown, the $300 million MidAmerica Airport is ready and waiting for business -- any business. Trouble is, Lambert is killing its chances of attracting commercial traffic.

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