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Judge Rebuffs East St. Louis Bid to Retake Housing Authority

A federal judge has blocked an effort by East St. Louis to regain control of its public housing agency.



Alton Public Housing Bed Bug Problem Mitigated

Housing Authority Director Andy Hightower says only two units in one of the authority’s buildings have tested positive for the bugs and they are being treated.



Technical Error May Cost St. Louis County $1 Million In Homeless Aid

“Apparently there was some submission error when we were applying online,” County Director of Human Services Andrew Jackson-Jennings said.


President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Of Government And Cities

The two candidates were asked in the CBS Local Forum: What is your urban agenda? Name a few struggling cities and define how your agenda would specifically affect them?


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Akin Claims McCaskill Benefited From Stimulus

Akin began running a TV ad Monday claiming “the stimulus made McCaskill rich.”


Obama Administration Presents Plans To Wind Down Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

Home Loan Application Deadline Approaching Quickly

The deadline for applications to the Emergency Homeowners Loan Program is Friday.


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