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Right-to-work in Missouri defeated in a historic ‘beatdown’

  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Voters in south county and across the state overwhelmingly voted last week against Missouri becoming the 28th right-to-work state with the decisive defeat of Proposition A, delivering a statewide “beatdown” and marking the first time any voters nationwide overturned a right-to-work law. Prop A was defeated in St. Louis

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McCulloch defeated by reform challenger Wesley Bell

Pictured above: St. Louis County prosecuting attorney candidates Robert McCulloch and Wesley Bell discuss their campaign platforms during a candidate forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Bar Association of St. Louis July 26 at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch,

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PHOTOS: Stenger edges Mantovani for re-election, Mantovani so far not contesting

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger, right, with his wife, Allison, at his victory party in Sunset Hills after defeating Mark Mantovani in the Democratic primary Aug. 7. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger scraped by with a victory in the Democratic primary for county executive

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Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

Pictured above: ‘Mount Crestwood’ as seen in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor The redevelopment for Crestwood Plaza mall is still at a stalemate, but Crestwood officials expect the developer to start removing the many mounds of dirt sometime soon. Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, the developer that’s responsible for the

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Election results: Stenger wins, McCulloch loses, right-to-work fails

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger and his wife, Allison, at his victory party Tuesday night. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger narrowly won the Democratic primary Tuesday against challenger Mark Mantovani, but longtime county Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch lost to challenger Wesley Bell in a shocking defeat after nearly

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Primary election results 2018: Stenger wins, McCulloch loses

Results from the election Tuesday, Aug. 7: Stay tuned to this page for election results, focused on the candidates you care about in south county. Absentee results are in! Voters in south county, and all across the state, decided if Missouri becomes the next “right-to-work” state. Read about Proposition A here. Proposition A – STATE – STATUTORY MEASURE

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An unusual headline: County Council and Stenger actually get along

County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger and the St. Louis County Council actually got along this week, in what seemed to be a turnaround from the turmoil

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Voters to consider pair of St. Louis County Charter amendments Tuesday

Pictured above: From left, 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, and County Executive Steve Stenger listen at the Aug. 1 council meeting as council candidate Michael Burton says he’s no longer running against Dolan. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County

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