Tom Bauer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Former Alderman Bauer Loses Defamation Appeal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-alderman-bauer-loses-defamation-appeal <p>Nearly seven years later, the battle over the recall of former St. Louis alderman Tom Bauer is a step closer to final.</p><p>The Missouri Court of Appeals today <a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=58125">threw out</a> a $150,000 defamation verdict for fliers published against Bauer during his recall election in 2005.</p><p>Bauer was thrown out of office in September of that year, in part because of his support for a QuikTrip that would have required the use of eminent domain. The 24th Ward is south of Forest Park and includes Dogtown.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:19:21 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 6832 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Alderman Bauer Loses Defamation Appeal