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Sharon Carpenter (KMOX file photo)

St. Louis City Official Who Resigned Wins Primary

Sharon Quigley Carpenter defeated primary opponents Jimmie Matthews and Ed McFowland Tuesday after stepping down in July.


St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay

Slay Defeats Reed, Matthews In Bid For Fourth Term

The decisive Democratic primary was marred by accusations of bribery and bitter racial divides.


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Election Day in St. Louis

St. Louis voters go to the polls to decide whether incumbent Mayor Francis Slay deserves a fourth term.


Mo State Rep Jamilah Nasheed

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed’s FB Post Sparks Controversy

“If you don’t like Slay because he is white-vote for Jimmie Matthews because Reed is no different than Slay!”


Jimmie Matthews makes a point with Alderman Troupe

Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — Longshot Candidate Gets Mad

Today, St. Louis Mayoral candidate Jimmie Matthews loses his temper, when someone suggests he was paid to run as a spoiler…  


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Crime, Education, and TIFs Some Topics During Mayoral Debate

During an hour-long debate the three candidates aiming to be the next Mayor of St. Louis discussed a variety of topics at a candidate forum carried by KWMU Radio Monday.


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Crime A Top Topic As Mayoral Candidates Square Off Downtown

Unsurprisingly, crime was a recurring theme Monday night. There were 113 homicides in the city last year and 14 thus far in 2013.


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