D.J. Wilson


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D. J. Wilson is the host of Collateral Damage, a 30-minute news interview show that airs on Monday nights on KDHX. Wilson is a frequent contributor to, and held a staff writer position at the Riverfront Times from 1995–2003. Wilson is currently the communications coordinator for the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.


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After three years as ambassador, Kevin O'Malley returns to his hometown. more

Sep 14, 2017 2:00 AM Politics


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Krewson became the first woman in the city's long history to serve as mayor. more

Apr 18, 2017 9:02 PM Politics



Soccer, vacant buildings, and government reorganization came up short in Tuesday’s city elections. On the winning side: MetroLink in the city and public safety in the county. more

Apr 5, 2017 6:50 PM Politics



Voters will be asked to give a simple answer—“yes” or “no”—to a range of questions about issues that are anything but simple: what to do about crime, mass transit, the timing of elections, funding a soccer stadium... more

Apr 4, 2017 6:00 AM Politics


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Promises made to invigorate community-based youth programs raise hopes—and doubts. more

Apr 1, 2017 12:37 PM Sports 2 Comments

Among the changes, Dan Guenther unseated 18-year incumbent Ken Ortmann in the 9th Ward. more

Mar 8, 2017 7:47 PM Politics 2 Comments

Re-examining earnings tax exemption for stock options is one possibility. more

Mar 4, 2017 5:30 AM Politics 1 Comments

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For all of the candidates, a political ground game and getting out the vote could prove critical in the last days of the campaign. more

Feb 25, 2017 9:46 PM Politics


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Krewson condemns the recent behavior of Jeff Roorda, business agent for the St. Louis Police Officers Association. Jones wants to know what took her so long. more

Feb 18, 2017 9:09 AM Politics


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Race is at the base of many of America’s problems, and St. Louis is no exception. Yet when it comes to city politics, 2017 is a far cry from two decades ago. more

Feb 16, 2017 6:00 AM Politics


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The St. Louis Police Officers Association endorsed Ald. Lyda Krewson, but that support also links her to the organization's controversial business manager Jeff Roorda. more

Feb 2, 2017 6:49 PM Politics

Battle lines are being drawn in the mayoral primary. more

Feb 2, 2017 1:15 PM Politics


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French, Jones, and Krewson respond to Trump's travel ban. more

Feb 2, 2017 10:06 AM Politics 3 Comments


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As usual, the debates included a healthy supply of platitudes and evasions. more

Feb 2, 2017 8:00 AM Politics

A closer look at why poll results are flawed, according to one longtime political analyst more

Jan 30, 2017 8:00 AM Politics

Is there a Republican wild card candidate? Will closing the city's Workhouse be a legit campaign issue? And how much does race matter? more

Jan 24, 2017 1:25 PM Politics

As the mayoral campaign rolls out, it’s money that matters—to a point. more

Dec 7, 2016 9:45 AM Politics

The mayoral race is getting crowded. What obstacles await the city's next mayor and what can they realistically hope to accomplish? more

Nov 30, 2016 8:46 AM Politics

You have a lot of choices to make on election day. Here's a helpful cheat sheet. more

Nov 3, 2016 11:29 AM Politics

But he's not the first St. Louis Police Chief to run for mayor. more

Oct 11, 2016 4:15 PM Politics