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As millions in federal pandemic aid roll into...

The St. Louis County Council met online April 7, 2020. The meeting was delayed for about 20 minutes as Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, 4th District, was unable to connect.  by Jeremy Kohler published in St. Louis Post Dispatch April 21, 2020 CLAYTON — A year ago next week, the resignation and indictment of St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger in a federal pay-to-play sting proved that his rivals on the...

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Mark Behlmann Files For 4th District County Council...

Mark Behlmann, currently on the Hazelwood School District board of directors, has announced that he has filed for the Democratic nomination for the St. Louis County Council, District 4 in the August Primary. The seat is currently occupied by Rochelle Walton Gray. The winner will be the Democratic nominee in the November General Election. Behlmann has served on the Hazelwood School Board for 21 years on two non-consecutive terms. He,...

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St. Louis County Port Authority issues new call...

The site of the shuttered Jamestown Mall near Florissant, seen here on June 1, 2019. (Post-Dispatch photo) published in St. Louis Post Dispatch by Jacob Barker January 24, 2020 ST. LOUIS COUNTY — Developers with plans for the abandoned Jamestown Mall have until April 30 to submit proposals for the 140-acre site. The St. Louis County Port Authority, which owns the north St. Louis County mall, released a request for...

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St. Louis lawyer, former state rep disbarred in...

by Jack Suntrup published in STL Today December 24, 2019 JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday disbarred a St. Louis lawyer and former state representative who has had run-ins with the state court for 30 years. An order, signed by Chief Justice George W. Draper III, said the court’s Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel found probable cause that Elbert Walton Jr. committed professional misconduct, and that Walton...

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Father of St. Louis County councilwoman injects race...

Elbert Walton, father of Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, addresses the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Photo by Steve Giegerich published in St. Louis Post Dispatch by Steve Giegerich February 7, 2017 CLAYTON  •  The ongoing discussion over the fate of the Jamestown Mall veered into new territory Tuesday night with an accusation that race played a role in the defeat of legislation supported by the two...

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Effort to overhaul Jamestown Mall faces another delay

The Jamestown Mall Dillards in December 2016. Mike Kalasnik | Flickr published in St. Louis Public Radio by Jason Rosenbaum January 31, 2017 An effort to redevelop the shuttered Jamestown Mall is headed back to the drawing board. The north St. Louis County mall has been closed for several years. A first step toward redeveloping the structure is classifying the mall as blighted, which allows the county to use eminent...

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