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Charlie Brennan – Thursday,February 21st – Is the Post-Dispatch Favoring Slay Over Reed in Its Mayoral Race Coverage?

Charlie talks with STL Antonio French and Christopher Ave of the STL Post-Dispatch about coverage of the STL Mayoral race; and with Jennifer Chiaverini, author of “Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker”.

02/21/2013

Lewis Reed (left) at news conference with Carpenter's Union Business Representative Jo-Ann Williams

Lewis Reed Accuses Mayor Slay of Union Busting

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Courting the union vote, Mayoral hopeful Lewis Reed stood on the steps of city hall accusing Mayor Slay of pushing a plan to force new city hires to sign a document waiving their benefits. […]

02/18/2013

Lewis Reed. Photo: KMOX

Corruption Charges Fly Back and Forth in City Mayor’s Race

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The gloves are off in the mayor’s race, as challenger Lewis Reed accuses Mayor Slay of “pay-to-play” politics in awarding $32 million in “no bid” contracts to firms from which Slay received campaign money. […]

02/14/2013

Slay Reed lead

Expert: Slay Likely Will Win Fourth Term

“The odds are in the mayor’s favor,” said Dave Robertson, a political science professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

02/13/2013

Bootlicker flyer full

Documentary Flyer Depicts Black Slay Supporters As ‘Slayves’

The documentary is titled “Bootlicker” and explores the racial tension in the city since Fire Chief Sherman George was demoted.

02/12/2013

Slay Reed lead

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.

02/11/2013

Aldermen Scott Ogilvie (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Board of Aldermen Passes Foreclosure Mediation Ordinance

The measure was sponsored by Aldermanic President Lewis Reed and still needs the signature of Mayor Slay.

02/08/2013

Slay Reed lead

Alderman Downplays Bribery Allegations To Federal Investigators

The saga began Monday when KMOX revealed that alderman Sam Moore claims to have been offered $10,000 to keep quiet in the race.

02/05/2013

Slay Reed lead

Alderman Says He Was Offered Bribe To Stay Out Of Mayoral Race

“An individual called me on the phone… and they offered me $10,000 not to say anything, not to be a part of the race, just do nothing,” Sam Moore said.

02/04/2013

Slay Reed lead

UPDATE: Reed Fearful of ‘Side Money’ In Mayoral Race

In the spring of 2011, the fund, Citizens for a Stronger St. Louis, was converted into a not-for-profit fund. Reed questions how it’s being used now.

02/01/2013

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