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Sheila Sweeney to Plead Guilty in Stenger Deal

www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/federal-charges-against-sheila-sweeney-and-john-rallo-in-pay/article_16e857c5-44e5-53f0-a4cf-2a209a87a478.html

I have known she was crooked for a long time. An issue not getting much attention with all this is the ridiculously high salaries up and down the line in the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. Written by Paul Dribin

Post Editorial about Potential Demolition of Public Housing Units in Wollstonecraft

www.stltoday.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-housing-authority-choice-pits-social-justice-against-demolition-expediency/article_d9e8d89e-f5a0-5899-85c5-d6ddcc8aa258.html

I don’t see any sense in rebuilding these horrible units. There needs to be sufficient funding to build new

City pays Gardner,s Defense Coste

www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/legal-costs-in-grand-jury-perjury-probe-fall-to-st/article_8630993a-7bf7-5415-8170-b0b1f30229eb.html

This doesn’t,t seem right

Better Together Pulling Back

The Post Dispatch carried a story this afternoon which said that Better Together was withdrawing its’ initiative petition from the state. The board believes with a lot of justification that the initiative cannot pass unless there are provisions that the city and county provide a majority concern. Many potential supporters and critics are concerned that a statewide vote is not fair because the outstate voters do not have skin in the game. This is a wise move and hopefully will help the process. Written by Paul Dribin

Editorial in Favor of Tech Economy in St Louis

www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/rubin-accelerating-st-louis-resurgence-through-sustained-tech-investment/article_a1c316c6-10e5-5433-ae91-c52f4abee75f.html

Post Editorial in Favor of St Louis Economic Development Partnershup

www.stltoday.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-don-t-kill-the-economic-development-partnership-just-because/article_7bf2b4ff-065e-5341-9af7-00cd1792a982.html

Page has Ability to Improve Things on County Council

www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/can-sam-page-settle-the-tempest-of-st-louis-county/article_bc32f7f6-42d8-5096-8506-e43f60cbaffd.html

St Charles County Executive Offers Caution About St Louis City School District

www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/those-who-cannot-remember-the-past-are-condemned-to-repeat/article_80222eb9-d2be-509b-9ccc-584d1354de8d.html

A thoughtful article by someone with first hand experience

Good Column About Better Together and Stenger

www.stltoday.com/news/local/columns/tony-messenger/messenger-an-obituary-for-better-together-smothered-by-the-shadow/article_4845e50f-8e6b-5512-b370-06b05aedb8c6.html

Non low bidder on msd contract contributed heavily to Stenger

www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/after-controversial-msd-vote-winners-donated-more-than-to-stenger/article_dacc13aa-5f0a-547c-9149-d5ccb46dcce4.html

This smelled at the time it was awarded. Obviously unethical conduct. Not selecting a qualified low bidder on a construction contract is unheard of

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