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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

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

Rep. Clay, Mayor Slay to Testify For McKee Redevelopment Plan

McKee supporters U.S. Rep. Lacy Clay, D-St. Louis, and Mayor Francis Slay say it’s time to give McKee his $400 million city tax break.

10/08/2013

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Illinois Offers Tax Breaks to Lure Archer Daniels Midland

At 10 a.m. Tuesday, an Illinois House committee will hold a hearing about offering ADM a ten percent break on utility taxes for three decades as well as an income tax credit.

10/01/2013

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

20K St. Louisans Eligible for Affordable Care Act Plans, Government Estimates

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that in St. Louis a family of four earning $50,000 would pay $32 each month for the lowest premium coverage plan.

09/30/2013

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Slay and Dooley Say They’re Working to Lure ADM

“As far as we’re concerned, if they come to St. Louis, whether it’s the city or county, we’re all going to benefit,” the mayor said.

09/25/2013

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

Calls For Special St. Louis Gun Court Increase

Two days after city judges rejected a proposal to create a special gun court in St. Louis, Missouri’s attorney general and the city’s police chief reiterated their support for the new approach at an urban crime summit at St. Louis University.

09/18/2013

Mo. Senator Says Legislature Will Consider Armed Offender Docket

“I think you would have to not be paying attention to the evening news to not see what seems to be a spiraling impact of gun violence in our region, in our city”

09/18/2013

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