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ACLU files free-speech lawsuit over leaflet ban

A group of residents opposed to a planned development in north St. Louis have taken their case to federal court, with a twist. Litigation is already under way in two different state-level courts challenging both the method by which city ...

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$8 billion man may pull off the impossible

I had the opportunity to chat with developer Paul McKee for a few minutes during Community Living’s recent Legacy Ball fundraising dinner at The Columns Banquet & Conference Center. While McKee’s McEagle Properties is headquartered in O’Fallon, this newspaper hasn’t ...

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NorthSide TRO rejected

Attorney D.B. Amon, pictured here speaking at a community forum on eminent domain abuse on Aug. 20, recently filed suit seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen from considering approval of the NorthSide redevelopment project in St. Louis.

At a hearing on Thursday, Judge Robert Dierker told attorneys he didn’t see any immediate harm making a restraining order necessary, and set the matter for a preliminary injunction hearing in three weeks.

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Judge rejects effort to derail McKee’s NorthSide project

A judge today rejected a lawyer’s attempt to halt progress on the NorthSide redevelopment project in St. Louis. Attorney D.B. Amon filed suit seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen from considering the ...

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Neighbors look to fight possible condemnations for development

Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court expanded local governments' use of eminent domain in the 2005 decision Kelo v. City of New London, many states have sought to limit potential abuses. Missouri was one of them. But some residents of North St. Louis believe the reforms didn't go far enough.

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County won’t regulate produce vendors at farmers’ markets

Produce vendors at farmers’ markets in St. Charles County can breathe easy. The food police won’t start regulating their operations. Some vendors at the St. Charles Lions Club Farmers’ Market apparently were caught off guard a week ago last Saturday ...

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