Election

Mabie announces he’s running for Crestwood mayor

The race for a new Crestwood mayor is ramping up as Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie became the first candidate to throw his hat in the ring to run. In a Facebook post last week, Mabie wrote that he decided to announce his candidacy after consulting with former Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby, acting Mayor Tony

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Democratic challenger Mantovani wants change in St. Louis County

Pictured above: Mark Mantovani talks to south county residents at his local office June 28. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Democratic candidate for county executive Mark Mantovani believes that if south county residents want to solve an array of problems they see in government at all levels, from wasted tax credits for redevelopment at

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Stenger makes the case to voters in his re-election bid

Above: County Executive Steve Stenger talks to the Tesson Ferry Democrats June 25, with club member Laura Metz in the background. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With less than a month to go before the Democratic primary showdown for county executive, incumbent County Executive Steve Stenger and his opponent

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Council asks for investigations of Stenger’s county leases

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The majority of the County Council recommended last week that the full council consider  asking for federal and state investigations into the county’s leases for a North County Government Center at the former Northwest Plaza mall. The move targeting County Executive Steve Stenger comes a little more than a

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Bill Ray drops out of Aug. 7 county executive race

Bill Ray County Executive Steve Stenger will have one fewer challenger in the Democratic primary in August. University City real-estate agent Bill Ray, who served in many roles in the administration of former County Executive Charlie Dooley, had filed to run against Stenger and Ladue businessman Mark Mantovani in the Democratic primary this August. But

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Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby resigns

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby announced Tuesday that he will resign effective Friday, June 8, after four years in office. Roby was first elected in 2014 for a three-year term, then re-elected unopposed in 2017. His current term wouldn’t have ended until 2020. The mayor said he is stepping down

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Private sources paid $325k in travel for Greitens last year

By Max Fillion Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Eric Greitens received nearly $325,000 in travel and lodging support last year, according to a report his office filed this month with the Missouri Ethics Commission. All the funding came from private sources, not taxpayer dollars. Greitens listed the Republican Governors Association as his most expensive

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