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Sharon Carpenter (KMOX file photo)

Nepotism Scandal Prompts Proposal to Change How St. Louis Picks Recorder of Deeds

By city charter, the voters pick the Recorder of Deeds, but Alderwoman Phyllis Young working on a bill to make it a post held by appointment of the mayor.


Alderman Tom Villa faces tough questions from Boyscout Tommy Jackson

Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — Boyscout Grills Alderman

Today, Kevin helps Boyscout Tommy Jackson ask some impertinent questions of South St. Louis Alderman Tom Villa…


Alderman Tom Villa discusses his vast array of neckties

Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — How to Pick a Necktie

Today, Kevin gets fashion advice from Alderman Tom Villa, a man of many neckties…


Developer Paul McKee at state appeals court, (KMOX/file photo)

Aldermen Give Paul McKee Green Light for State Tax Credits

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Developer Paul McKee gets what he wants form the city board of aldermen — a chance to apply for some $1.5 million in fresh state tax credits. By a vote of 26-3 the board gave McKee […]


Alderman Steve Conway

Aldermen Pass Firefighter Pension Cuts — Despite Fears of Lawsuit

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–A plan to slash soaring pension costs for firefighters gains final passage in the Board of Aldermen — despite threats of a lawsuit from firefighters vowing to stop it. “The faster we pass this, […]


Bottle Disrtrict, vacant lot north of downtown St. Louis

St. Louis Aldermen Give Paul McKee Tax Break for Bottle District

Opponents worry McKee is overextended, or the tax break too generous for such prime land


Alderman Fred Wessels

Aldermen Question Plan to Borrow Money for Parks Improvements

Is parks bond issue the wise thing to do?


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