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By Riddhi Trivedi-St. Clair, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 26--When sales of new houses started to soar several years ago, Ray Johnson, owner of Overland-based Key Carpet, considered gearing his carpet installation business toward that market. "I am very much glad I didn't," Johnson said.
By Jeremiah McWilliams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 27--Peter Heimark, a California distributor of Anheuser-Busch beer, was tired of his competitors gloating over the imminent takeover of Anheuser-Busch by Belgian brewer InBev.
By Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 25--The St. Louis Police Board, facing a controversy over officers' use of previously impounded cars and questions about the future of Chief Joe Mokwa, will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. today.
By Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 15--JEFFERSON CITY -- Four years ago, Kenny Hulshof put his ambition aside and cheered on another up-and-coming Republican who sought to be governor.
The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, July 11: ___ If only oil worked like potatoes. If the world became gluttonous for potatoes, and farmers couldn't produce enough, the price of potatoes would rise.
By Jeremiah McWilliams, Jeffrey Tomich and Angela Tablac, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 14--The board of directors of Anheuser-Busch Cos. on Sunday accepted a $52 billion takeover offer from Belgium's InBev, putting a quick end to a monthlong standoff between the companies.
By Jo Mannies, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 13--Missouri voters are frightened about the economy, hurting over high gas prices, disillusioned with the war in Iraq and convinced the nation is headed in the wrong direction.
ST. LOUIS _ Missouri voters are frightened about the economy, hurting over high gas prices, disillusioned with the war in Iraq and convinced the nation is headed in the wrong direction.
By Virginia Young, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 11--JEFFERSON CITY -- Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan has dismissed a special investigative team's lawsuit that sought copies of Gov. Matt Blunt's e-mails.
By Tim Bryant, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 9--ST. PETERS -- Comfortable behind the wheel of a pickup and dressed in jeans, a work shirt and boots, Adolphus Busch IV doesn't exactly fit the mold of a beer baron. He's said to prefer the trappings at Elmer's, a tavern in the Old Town section of St.
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