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    August 6, 2014

    Big Changes Coming to the Mark Twain Hotel, Once a Safe Haven for City's Most Troubled

    The Mark Twain Hotel — despite its long and controversial history — is still gorgeous on the outside. Intricate, cream-colored terra-cotta bands wrap three sides of the former luxury hotel, including the entirety of the second floor. Griffins and cherubs stare down at loiterers on the si ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011
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    June 2, 2004

    Raggedy Dandies

    The fashion-forward minds behind Rock Star Rags, St. Louis' invite-only vintage clothing warehouse

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    February 25, 2004

    Homeless Holy Wars

    The defiant Reverend Larry Rice infuriates big developers and city leaders over a proposed shelter in a downtown federal building

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    January 30, 2002

    Hard to Heal

    Fred Rottnek, doctor to the downtrodden, tried his luck playing the boardroom politics of one of the city's most prestigious charities, Grace Hill. He lost. So did the homeless of St. Louis.

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    January 10, 2001

    See No Evil

    Denise Wolff was gunned down in front of her home in a quiet South St. Louis neighborhood. Police thought they had the killer until their star witness wrecked the case.

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    January 3, 2001

    The Girl Who Came from the Moon

    She was alone in the world until a rebel psychologist befriended her. Now, all he wants for her is freedom. All she wants is family.

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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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    May 17, 2000

    The Devil's Playground

    The Rev. Pigg takes a poke at the satanic influences of kid favorites Pokémon and the Teletubbies

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    April 28, 1999

    Depth Charge

    River diver Dennis Georges has one of the most dangerous jobs going -- and loves it

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    March 17, 1999

    Sudden Death

    The family of the gravely ill James Markham expected the hospital to take every available step to keep the 74-year-old alive. When the end came, however, the Markhams were denied not only the decision to stop lifesaving measures but even the chance to say

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