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Bold Prediction: Loop Trolley Will Try To Get Some of That Kroenke Cash

Looking ahead to St. Louis in 2023

By Daniel Hill

Jealous of the groups that received NFL settlement money, the perennially cash-strapped transportation boondoggle that calls itself the Loop Trolley will extend the bottomless black hole it calls its coffers forward Oliver Twist style in the hopes of securing some more funding. Leadership throughout the region will concede that the trolley is pointless and unpopular but will insist that we need to give it a couple hundred million dollars or else the federal government will never talk to us again...

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