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Francis Slay

Developer Paul McKee. (Photo: CBS Radio)

Slay Defends Slow Beginning to McKee’s NorthSide Project

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is sticking up for developer Paul McKee, after recent criticism that McKee is all tax break and no shovel.

12/20/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Slay: Underused Land Around Lambert Good For Boeing

Part of the incentive package to lure Boeing to St. Louis will include land near Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

12/04/2013

IKEA Plans Expansion In U.S.

St. Louis IKEA Store To Open In Fall 2015

Swedish furniture giant IKEA, long rumored to be considering a St. Louis store, announced Wednesday morning that it is opening its first Missouri location in St. Louis.

12/04/2013

Photo: KMOX

Slay, Dooley Urge Boeing Incentives

St. Louis leaders are urging Missouri lawmakers to approve incentives for Boeing to build a new commercial airplane in their region.

12/03/2013

Rendering of what the City Walk/Whole Foods Development in Central West End will look like in late 2015.

Officials Break Ground on CWE Whole Foods Development

Construction officially began Tuesday on the Whole Foods store and City Walk in the Central West End. “This is going to be a game-changer for this part of Euclid,” Ron Silverman with Mills Properties said.

12/03/2013

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St. Louis Again Considers City-County Merger

The Missouri Council for a Better Economy sponsored the meeting at a Clayton hotel at which it launched the Better Together project. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley were among those who attended.

11/19/2013

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (L) and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley listen as St. Louis Police detective Jerod Breit talks about gang violence during the Attorney General's Urban Crime Summit in St. Louis on September 18, 2013. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is holding the week long meetings in Kansas City and St. Louis, featuring speakers that will help spur ideas that will eventually lower the crime rate throughout the State of Missouri. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mayor, County Executive Push For Study on Consolidation of Services

The press conference Tuesday will be held at Cheshire Inn at the corner of Clayton and Skinker Roads. It is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.

11/19/2013

Lewis Reed, President of St. Louis Board of Aldermen

Slay Threatened With Lawsuit Over Alleged Power Grab

“The day Mayor Francis Slay signs a contract and commits the city under a contract without going through the appropriate channels, I will file a lawsuit,” Lewis Reed says.

11/13/2013

Melinda Coleman says the family cooperated with investigators in the rape case involving her 14-year-old daughter. (Getty Images)

City Judges Consider Special Gun Court Again

St. Louis Circuit Court judges are moving toward approval of a plan that could move gun cases to the front of the line.

11/08/2013

Shenandoah Elementary (photo credit: google.com/maps)

Mayor Slay, Preservationists Oppose Demolition of Shenandoah Elementary

Mayor Slay is urging the district to consider allowing a charter school access to the two buildings. In a letter to school board president Rick Sullivan, Slay called the buildings “civic assets.”

11/06/2013

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